Mossely first Frenchwoman to win boxing gold

20.08.2016 [17:47]
Estelle Mossely punched her way into the history books as she became the first Frenchwoman to win Olympic boxing gold on Friday at the Rio Games, according to AFP. She edged a nervy split-points decision 2-1 over ...

Usain Bolt wins ninth Olympic gold as Jamaica take 4x100m relay

20.08.2016 [15:38]
Usain Bolt ended his Olympic career by claiming an unprecedented 'triple triple' and his ninth gold as Jamaica won the 4x100m relay final in Rio, according to BBC. Bolt, 29, had won the 100m and 200m in Rio and is the only man to win all three sprint events ...

Germany beat Sweden 2-1 in Olympıc women's soccer fınal to take gold medal

20.08.2016 [15:25]
Germany won women's Olympic football gold for the first time with a 2-1 victory over Sweden in the final in Rio, according to BBC. Dzsenifer Marozsan put Germany ahead at the Maracana with a curling finish, and Sweden's Linda Sembrant gifted them a second by scoring an own goal ...

Harchegani earns Azerbaijan’s second taekwondo bronze in Rio Olympics

20.08.2016 [06:00]
Azerbaijani taekwondo fighter Milad Beigi Harcheegani has tonight claimed a bronze medal in the 80kg weight class in Rio Olympics. Harchegani destroyed Polish Piotr Pazinski 12-0 by points gap to earn Azerbaijan’s second taekwondo ...

Jabrayil Hasanov adds 12th medal to Azerbaijan's Olympic haul

20.08.2016 [01:48]
Azerbaijani freestyle wrestler Jabrayil Hasanov has won bronze to seal his country's 12th medal at the Rio Olympics. Hasanov beat Uzbek Bekzod Abdurakhmonov 9-7 by technical points in the 74kg class ...

Azerbaijan's Hajiyev claims Olympic bronze

20.08.2016 [00:43]
Azerbaijani freestyle wrestler Haji Aliyev has grabbed the bronze medal of the Rio Olympics. Hajiyev defeated Bulgarian Vladimir Vladimirov Dubov by the fall in the 57kg weight class to won ...

Azerbaijani Azizova reaches semifinal in Rio Olympics

19.08.2016 [23:38]
Azerbaijani female taekwondo fighter Farida Azizova (67kg) has marched into the semifinal of the Rio Olympics after beating Uzbek Nigora Tursunkulova ...

Azerbaijani taekwondo fighter into semifinal in Rio 2016

19.08.2016 [23:13]
Azerbaijani taekwondo fighter Milad Beigi Harchegani (80kg) has qualified for the semifinal of the Rio Olympics after beating Iranian Mahdi Khodabakhshi. He will next take on British Lutalo Muhammad ...

Azerbaijani boxer Sotomayor to battle for Olympic gold

19.08.2016 [22:54]
Lorenzo Sotomayor will become the first Azerbaijani boxer to win an Olympic boxing gold if he is successful in the final in the Rio 2016. He defeated German Artem Harutyunyan in the Men's Light Welter ...

Jabrayil Hasanov into Rio wrestling semifinal

19.08.2016 [19:12]
Azerbaijani freestyle wrestler Jabrayil Hasanov has qualified for the semifinal of the Rio Olympic Games. He will next face Russian Aniuar Geduev ...

Azerbaijani wrestler Haji Aliyev makes successful start to Rio 2016

19.08.2016 [18:01]
Azerbaijani freestyle wrestler Haji Aliyev (57kg) has reached the quarterfinal of the Rio Olympic Games after beating Korean Junsik Yun 12-2. He will next face Georgian Vladimer Khinchegashvili ...

Azerbaijani taekwondo fighter reaches quarterfinal in Rio 2016

19.08.2016 [17:55]
Azerbaijani taekwondo fighter Milad Beigi Harchegani (80kg) has progressed to the quarterfinal of the Rio Olympics. He defeated Malian Ismael Coulibaly 13-6 in the round of 16 ...

Taekwondo fighter Ahmad Abughaush wins Jordan’s first ever Olympic gold

19.08.2016 [16:23]
Taekwondo fighter Ahmad Abughaush has won gold and Jordan’s first-ever Olympic medal, according to AP. The 20-year-old wrapped up a surprising day of upsets at the Rio Games by defeating Russia’s Alexey Denisenko in a Thursday ...

Usain Bolt wins 200m gold, his eighth Olympic gold

19.08.2016 [15:35]
Usain Bolt won the men's 200m to claim his second Rio 2016 gold, his eighth at an Olympics, and keep alive his hopes of an unprecedented 'treble treble', according to BBC. The Jamaican ran 19.78 seconds to come home ahead of Canada's Andre de Grasse and France's Christophe Lemaitre ...

Brazil pair wins gold medal in women's 49er FX class ahead of New Zealand

19.08.2016 [15:32]
Brazil's Martine Grael and Kahena Kunze won the women's 49er FX gold medal in a dramatic finish to the Rio 2016 sailing regatta, according to AP. The duo won Brazil's only sailing medal, taking the lead from New Zealand's Alex Maloney and Molly Meech late in the medal race Thursday and holding off the Kiwis by two seconds ...

Yelena Isinbayeva elected to IOC athletes commission despite Rio ban

19.08.2016 [15:22]
Two-time Olympic pole vault champion Yelena Isinbayeva has been elected onto the IOC's athletes commission, despite being excluded with the Russian team from taking part in the Rio Games, according to Sky Sports ...

China's 15-year-old Ren Qian wins gold in women's 10m

19.08.2016 [15:15]
She stayed in the shadow of her elder countrywoman through the preliminary and semifinal, but reigning World Cup champion Ren Qian strung together a dominant list of dives in the women's individual 10m platform final Thursday in Rio to secure another ...

6 Azerbaijani athletes to compete today at Summer Olympic Games

19.08.2016 [11:41]
Six Azerbaijani athletes will be in action in four sports as the Summer Olympic Games in Rio enter day 14. Taekwondo fighters Milad Beigi Harchegani and Farida Aziziova will launch their medal quests in the men's 80kg and women's ...

Sinishin earns Olympic wrestling bronze for Azerbaijan

19.08.2016 [02:06]
Azerbaijani wrestler Natalya Sinishin has won a bronze medal of the Rio Olympics in the women's 58kg weight class. Sinishin beat Venezuelan Betzabeth Angelica Arguello Villegas to won the country’s ...