Azerbaijani female athlete into final of Rio Paralympics

09.09.2016 [22:00]
Azerbaijani paralympic athlete Elena Chebanu has marched into the final in the women's 100m race. She ranked first in the semifinal after timing 11.81 seconds ...

Azerbaijani judo fighter qualifies for final at Rio Paralympics

09.09.2016 [19:44]
Azerbaijani judo fighter Ramil Gasimov has progressed to the final of the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games after beating German Nikolai Kornhass. He will face Ukrainian Dmytro Solovey in the final ...

Azerbaijani paralympic athlete reaches final at shooting event

09.09.2016 [18:47]
Azerbaijani athlete Yelena Taranova has qualified for the final of Shooting Women's P2-10m Air Pistol - SH1 event at the Rio Paralympics. She ranks fifth with 370 points among 19 athletes ...

Mustafayev wins judo silver to claim Azerbaijan's first medal at Rio Paralympics

09.09.2016 [05:45]
Azerbaijani judo fighter Bayram Mustafayev (66kg) has grabbed silver to add the first medal to Azerbaijan's count at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games. He lost to Uzbek Utkirjon Nigmatov in the gold medal ...

Azerbaijani Mustafayev into final of Rio Paralympics

08.09.2016 [20:27]
Azerbaijani judo fighter Bayram Mustafayev (66kg) has reached the final of the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games after beating Japanese Satoshi Fujimoto. He will face Uzbek Utkirjon Nigmatov in the gold medal bout ...

Azerbaijani judo fighter qualifies for semifinal in Rio Paralympics

08.09.2016 [19:07]
Azerbaijani judo fighter Ramin Ibrahimov has progressed to the semifinal of the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games after beating Kazakh Anuar Sariyev. He will next take on Uzbek Sherzod Namozov ...

Azerbaijani judo fighter makes successful start to Rio Paralympics

08.09.2016 [19:00]
Azerbaijani paralympic judo fighter Ramin Ibrahimov (60kg) has qualified for the quarterfinal of the Rio 2016 after defeating Argentinean Eduardo Gauto. Ibrahimov will next face Kazakh Anuar Sariyev ...

7 Azerbaijani athletes to compete on day 1 of Summer Paralympic Games

08.09.2016 [12:43]
Seven Azerbaijani athletes will be in action on the first day of Rio 2016 Summer Paralympic Games. Azerbaijani judo fighters Ramin Ibrahimov (60kg) and Bayram Mustafayev will face Argentinean Eduardo Quato (60kg) and winner ...

Opening ceremony of 15th Summer Paralympic Games held in Rio de Janeiro

08.09.2016 [11:09]
The opening ceremony of the fifteenth Summer Paralympic Games has been held in "Maracana" Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brasilia on September 8, at 02:00 in Baku. An estimated 2,700 male and 1650 female athletes from more than 160 countries are set ...

Azerbaijan rejects vacant quotas of barred Russian Paralympians for 2016 Rio

07.09.2016 [18:59]
The Azerbaijani Paralympic team refused to accept three vacant quotas for 2016 Rio Games, which emerged after the entire Russian team had been barred from the much-anticipated event for Para-athletes, the press service of the Azerbaijani Sports ...

Azerbaijani flag raised in Rio Paralympic village

05.09.2016 [19:45]
A ceremony has been held in the Rio Paralympic village to raise the Azerbaijani tricolor. Azerbaijan`s hopes will be pinned on 27 paralympic athletes in 6 sports. The opening ceremony of the Games will be held at the Maracana Stadium on September ...

Azerbaijani President awards members of national Olympic team

02.09.2016 [15:21]
President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has signed executive orders awarding members of the country`s national Olympic team. Under the presidential orders, a total of 44 people received state orders, medals ...

Azerbaijani Paralympic athletes leave for Rio  VIDEO

02.09.2016 [11:20]
Azerbaijani athletes and delegates who will take part in the 15th Summer Paralympic Games have left for Rio de Janeiro. A solemn farewell ceremony for them was held at the Heydar Aliyev International Airport. In his remarks at the ceremony, president of the National Paralympic ...

Radik Isayev honored with special Olympic stipend of Azerbaijani President

01.09.2016 [20:41]
President Ilham Aliyev has signed an Order conferring a special Olympic stipend of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan upon Radik Isayev. The stipend recognizes Isayev`s gold medal in taekwondo event at the Rio Olympics ...

AIBA considering reforms after Rio 2016

31.08.2016 [20:37]
AIBA president Dr. Ching-Kuo Wu held meetings with the vice presidents and commission chairs of his organisation over the course of two days in Lausanne to discuss the changes implemented in Olympic boxing and consider reforms, according to Boxing News ...

IPC grants three Olympic spots to Azerbaijan

24.08.2016 [19:34]
The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has allocated three Olympic slots to compete at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games to Azerbaijan as IPC is redistributing 267 spots that had been secured by Russian athletes following the Court of Arbitration for Sport`s dismissing an appeal by the Russian Paralympic ...

Firdovsi Umudov: "All our victories at Rio 2016 we dedicate to martyrs"

24.08.2016 [15:39]
“All our victories at the Rio Olympics we dedicate to martyrs, including those who died during the April clashes with Armenia,” senior coach of the Azerbaijan freestyle wrestling team Firdovsi Umudov told journalists at the Heydar Aliyev International Airport ...

Boxer Sotomayor: “I am very proud to win Olympic silver and raise Azerbaijani flag”

24.08.2016 [15:24]
“I am very proud to win the Olympic silver and raise Azerbaijani flag,” boxer Lorenzo Sotomayor told journalists as Azerbaijani Olympians were given a ceremonial welcome at the Heydar Aliyev International ...

I am happy to win silver for Azerbaijan at Rio 2016, wrestler Asgarov VIDEO

24.08.2016 [15:10]
“I am happy that I added silver to Azerbaijan`s 18-medal haul at Rio Olympic Games,” freestyle wrestler Toghrul Asgarov told AZERTAC`s correspondent during the ceremony to welcome Team Azerbaijan at the Heydar Aliyev International ...