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Azerbaijan remain 73rd in FIFA World Ranking
16.08.2014 [14:11]
The Azerbaijan national football team still sit 73rd in the FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking with 413 points. The World Cup winners Germany keep their place on top of the rankings, with the runners-up
 
German Manuel Grafe to referee Qarabag's clash with Twente at Tofig Bahramov
16.08.2014 [13:29]
German Manuel Grafe will referee the first game between Azerbaijan`s Qarabag Agdam and Dutch Twente in the UEFA Europa League play-off round at
 
Turkish Huseyin Gocek to referee Partizan-Neftchi match
16.08.2014 [12:56]
Turkey`s Huseyin Gocek has been appointed as the official for the first match between Serbian Partizan and Azerbaijan`s Neftchi Baku in the UEFA Europa League play-off round in Belgrade on August 21
 
First ever gold for China at Olympiad, Russia wins women's section
15.08.2014 [21:09]
China won the 41st Chess Olympiad in Tromso, Norway on Thursday after beating Poland 3-1 in the final round. The team finished on 19 out of a possible 22 match points. Russia clinched the gold medal for the third time in a row in the women's section, scoring 2.5-1.5 against Bulgaria in the final round
 
Nicolas Canales rejoins Neftchi Baku on a 1+1-year deal
15.08.2014 [19:45]
Chilean striker Nicolas Canales has rejoined Azerbaijan`s football club Neftchi Baku on a 1+1-year contract. Canales will wear the number 11 shirt at Neftchi
 
Azerbaijan make successful start to Euro Beach Soccer League Superfinal
15.08.2014 [19:27]
The Azerbaijan national beach soccer team have defeated the Czech Republic 6-2 in their opener in the Euro League Superfinal in Torredembarra, Spain. Azerbaijan`s goals came from Asif Zeynalov
 
Champions League - Ronaldo joins Bayern duo on Best Player in Europe Award shortlist
15.08.2014 [18:37]
UEFA has announced its shortlist for the Best Player in Europe Award with Cristiano Ronaldo, Arjen Robben and Manuel Neuer all in contention for the prize. The winner of the new award, now in its fourth year, will be announced during the Champions League group stage draw on August 28
 
Suarez still banned but can train
15.08.2014 [17:51]
Barcelona striker Luis Suarez has failed in his appeal to have a four-month playing ban overturned but the Court of Arbitration for Sport has cleared him to train with his new club. The Uruguay international was suspended from all football-related activity for biting Italy defender Giorgio Chiellini at the World Cup, with the punishment also...
 
Luisao asks to join Juventus
15.08.2014 [15:25]
Luisao has reportedly asked Benfica to accept Juventus’ request to release him on a free transfer, to complete a move out to Turin. As talks with Olympiacos over Kostas Manolas seemingly stall over valuation, the Bianconeri
 
Italy appoint Antonio Conte as new head coach
15.08.2014 [14:20]
Antonio Conte has been confirmed as Italy's new head coach. The former Juventus boss has signed a two-year contract with the Italian Football Federation, who announced that Conte will be officially unveiled at a press conference on Tuesday
 
Milan sign Diego Lopez
15.08.2014 [13:41]
Diego Lopez is officially a Milan player after completing his transfer from Real Madrid. “Real Madrid and AC Milan have reached an agreement for the transfer of Diego Lopez,” read a statement. “We would like to thank Diego for his dedication and professionalism as well as wish him the best of luck with his new team
 
Azerbaijan vs Uzbekistan match tickets go on sale
15.08.2014 [12:44]
Tickets for a friendly between Azerbaijani and Uzbek football teams have gone on public sale. The game will be played at Bakcell Arena in Baku on August 20. The tickets cost between 2.4 manats and 20 manats, and
 
France's Ribery ends international career
14.08.2014 [20:48]
France winger Franck Ribery is ending his career with the national team to focus on his club and family, the player, who missed this year's World Cup through injury, said on Wednesday. "I am stopping," the 31-year-old told German magazine Kicker in an interview
 
Batumi to host 2018 world chess Olympiad
14.08.2014 [20:38]
Batumi will host the 44th world chess Olympiad in 2018. The delegates of FIDE general assembly made this decision as a result of voting. The town in South Africa, Durban also wanted to host the Olympiad, but 93 delegates voted for Batumi. According to the President of FIDE Zurab Azmaiparashvili, Georgia has gained the right to
 
Azerbaijan learns match dates of Euro Beach Soccer League Superfinal
13.08.2014 [21:48]
The Azerbaijan national beach soccer team have learned match dates of the Euro League Superfinal in Torredembarra, Spain. Azerbaijan will face the Czech Republic,
 
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