Azerbaijani wrestler earns Olympic berth

25.04.2016 [17:08]
Azerbaijani freestyle wrestler Mirjalal Hesenzade (57kg) has booked a spot at the Rio 2016 Olympics after winning the silver medal in the 1st OG World Qualifying Tournament in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. Azerbaijani wrestlers gained a total of 13 Olympic berths. ...

Azerbaijani boxers back home from Turkey with 5 medals and 5 Olympic berths

18.04.2016 [18:00]
Azerbaijani boxers have brought home a clutch of five medals, including three golds from the European Olympic Qualifying Tournament in Samsun, Turkey. The gold medals came from Yana Alekseevna ...

Azerbaijani boxer wins Samsun tournament

16.04.2016 [21:39]
Azerbaijani boxer Javid Chalabiyev has won a gold medal in the European Olympic Qualifying Tournament in Samsun, Turkey. He claimed the title in the 56kg weight division after beating British Qais Ashfaq 3:0. ...

Azerbaijan’s Hasanov smashes Armenian wrestler to get Rio-2016 spot VIDEO

16.04.2016 [17:30]
Azerbaijani freestyle wrestler Jabrayil Hasanov has today qualified for the Rio-2016 Summer Olympic Games after destroying his Armenian rival Suren Khachatryan in the European Olympic Qualifying Tournament in Serbia. In 74kg weight class, Hasanov reached ...

Azerbaijani boxers embark on training camp in Italy

31.03.2016 [17:40]
Azerbaijani male and female boxers are on a training camp in Assisi, Italy as they are gearing up for a qualifying tournament for the Rio 2016 Olympics. The qualifying tournament will held in Samsun, Turkey. ...

Azerbaijani cyclist seals Rio Olympic berths

15.03.2016 [18:24]
Azerbaijani female cyclist Olga Ismayilova has booked two spots in the Rio 2016 Summer Olympic Games. Azerbaijan’s Maksim Averin previously earned a berth in the Rio 2016 Olympics. ...

Azerbaijani swimmer seals Olympic berth

07.03.2016 [18:05]
Azerbaijani swimmer Maksim Shemberev has qualified for the Rio 2016 Summer Olympic Games after claiming gold and silver medals at the “Swim Meeting” international tournament in Berlin. Shemberev won gold in the 1500m event and silver in the 400m event. ...

Wrestling to separate returning world finalists at Olympic Games

04.03.2016 [21:52]
United World Wrestling this week, following constructive discussions with the International Olympic Committee and the federation’s bureau members, approved a bracketed separation of all 2015 world finalists at the 2016 Olympic Games ...

AIBA to discuss professional boxers at Olympics

23.02.2016 [19:30]
Top professional boxers could finally be granted the right to compete in the Olympics under new proposals being considered by the sport's governing body AIBA. Restrictions which currently rule professional fighters out of the Games are set to be abolished at an AIBA Commissions meeting ...