Olympic silver medallist Demyanenko: Rowing competition in Rio success for Azerbaijan

24.08.2016 [14:20]
Valentin Demyanenko, who won silver for Azerbaijan in the Men's Canoe Single 200m event at recent Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, has shared his impressions with AZERTAC`s correspondent as Azerbaijani Olympians were given a ceremonial welcome at the Heydar Aliyev International Airport ...

Olympic champion Radik Isayev: I am very happy that I have won gold medal for Azerbaijan VIDEO

24.08.2016 [11:08]
I am very happy that I have won gold medal for Azerbaijan. The fact that the anthem of Azerbaijan was heard in Rio, has aroused pride. This was stated by the Olympic champion, taekwondo fighter Radik Isayev at the Heydar Aliyev ...

Azerbaijani Olympians visit monument to national leader Heydar Aliyev

23.08.2016 [23:59]
Azerbaijani Olympians, who returned from Rio, have visited a monument to national leader Heydar Aliyev in a park in front of the Heydar Aliyev Palace. They laid a wreath and flowers at the monument ...

Team Azerbaijan return home from Rio Olympics VIDEO

23.08.2016 [23:32]
Azerbaijan's record-breaking Olympics team have today arrived in Baku from Rio de Janeiro. At the Heydar Aliyev International Airport, Azerbaijani Olympians were solemnly welcomed by their family members, representatives of sports community and Baku residents ...

CAS rejects Russian appeal against Paralympics ban decision

23.08.2016 [15:57]
The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) on Tuesday dismissed the appeal filed by the Russian Paralympic Committee (RPC) against the decision to ban Russian athletes from next month’s Paralympic Games in Rio, according to TASS ...

Azerbaijani Olympians to return home Tuesday

22.08.2016 [16:47]
Azerbaijani Olympians will return to the country from Rio on Tuesday. The Olympians will be given a solemn ceremony of welcome at the Heydar Aliyev International Airport ...

Azerbaijan ‘the most efficient team for medals per athlete’ in The Telegraph`s Rio 2016 alternate medal table

22.08.2016 [15:09]
In its Rio 2016 alternate medal table, The Telegraph has called Azerbaijan “the most efficient team for medals per athlete”. When it comes to the size of the teams each country has taken to Rio, Azerbaijan emerges as the most efficient team, The Telegraph said ...

Azerbaijan ranks 39th in Rio Olympics

22.08.2016 [12:43]
The athletes from 87 countries have won medals in Summer Olympic Games in Rio. Having one gold, seven silver and ten bronze medals, Azerbaijan was ranked the 39th in the medal table ...

Gazymov wins silver at Rio 2016

21.08.2016 [23:00]
Azerbaijani wrestler Kheytag Gazymov has won a silver medal at the Rio 2016. Gazymov was defeated by US Kyle Snyder in the men's freestyle 97 kg final. ...

Azerbaijani boxer grabs silver at Rio 2016

21.08.2016 [22:58]
Azerbaijani boxer Collazo Lorenzo Sotomayor has won a silver medal at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. Lorenzo lost to Uzbekistan's Fazliddin Gaibnazarov in the final. ...

Asgarov claims silver at Rio Olympics

21.08.2016 [22:55]
Azerbaijani wrestler Togrul Asgarov has won silver medal at the Rio 2016. Asgarov was defeated by Russia's Soslan Ramonov in the men's freestyle 65 kg final. ...

Four Azerbaijani athletes to perform on Day 16 of Rio 2016

21.08.2016 [12:08]
Four Azerbaijani athletes will perform on the 16th day of the Rio 2016. Azerbaijan’s track-and-field athlete Evans Kiplagat (marathon), wrestlers Toghrul Asgarov (men’s freestyle 65kg) and Khetag Gazyumov (men’s freestyle 97 kg) will perform on Aug. 21 ...

Radik Isaev first Azerbaijani to win Olympic taekwondo gold - UPDATED

21.08.2016 [05:50]
Radik Isaev has punched his way into the history books as he became the first Azerbaijani to win an Olympic taekwondo gold at the Rio Games. He secured the gold medal thanks to a victory over Nigerien Abdoulrazak Issoufou Alfaga in the final ...

Radik Isaev to vie for Azerbaijan’s first ever taekwondo gold

21.08.2016 [01:31]
Azerbaijan’s Radik Isaev has qualified for the final of the Rio Olympics to compete for the country’s first ever taekwondo gold. Isaev beat British Mahama Cho 4-1 in the semifinal of the +80kg weight class. ...

Sharif Sharifov adds 14th medal to Azerbaijan's Olympic haul

21.08.2016 [00:35]
Azerbaijani freestyle wrestler Sharif Sharifov has claimed bronze of the Rio Olympics. Sharifov defeated Venezuelan Pedro Francisco Ceballoss Fuentes in the 86kgweight class to seal the country's 14th medal at the ...

Azerbaijan’s Isaev marches into semifinal in Rio Olympics

21.08.2016 [00:22]
Azerbaijani taekwondo fighter Radik Isaev has qualified for the semifinal of the Rio Olympics after beating Korean Dongmin Cha 12-8. Isaev will next lock horns with British Mahama Cho ...

Sharifov into Olympic semifinal

20.08.2016 [18:52]
Azerbaijani freestyle wrestler Sharif Sharifov has advanced to the semifinal of the Rio Olympic Games after beating Polish Zbigniew Mateuszby Baranowski 7-0. He will next take on Russian Abdulrashid Sadulaev ...

Hungary's Danuta Kozak retains her kayak 500m gold

20.08.2016 [18:41]
Hungary's Danuta Kozak retained her Olympic K1 500m title with an emphatic win at the Lagoa Stadium, according to BBC. The 29-year-old powered away from the field to finish in one minute 52:49 seconds, nearly two seconds ahead of Denmark's ...

Sharifov marches into quarterfinal in Rio Olympics

20.08.2016 [18:08]
Azerbaijani freestyle wrestler Sharif Sharifov has qualified for the quarterfinal of the Rio Olympic Games. Sharifov defeated Chinese Shengfeng Bi by great superiority ...