Azerbaijani judo fighter Kokauri make successful start to Rio 2016

12.08.2016 [17:38]
Azerbaijani judo fighter Ushangi Kokauri (+100kg) has won his opener at the Summer Olympic Games in Rio. He defeated Arturs Nikiforenko from Latvia. Kokauri will next face Japanese Hisoyosi Harasava ...

Azerbaijani freestyle wrestlers gear up for Olympic Games

12.08.2016 [15:57]
Azerbaijani freestyle wrestlers are training for the Summer Olympic Games in Rio as the freestyle wrestling events will be held on August 19-21. Haji Aliyev (57kg), Togrul Asgarov (65kg), Jabrayil Hasanov (74kg), Sharif Sharifov ...

5 Azerbaijani athletes to compete on day 7 of Summer Olympic Games

12.08.2016 [12:39]
Five Azerbaijani athletes will be in action on the 7th day of Rio 2016 Summer Olympic Games. In judo, Azerbaijan`s hopes will be pinned on Ushangi Kokauri in the +100kg event. Ruslan Lunev will compete in the men`s 25m ...

Azerbaijani boxer Sotomayor wins opener in Rio

12.08.2016 [10:53]
Azerbaijani boxer Lorenzo Sotomayor (64kg) has won his first fight in the Summer Olympic Games in Rio. He defeated Ukrainian Volodymyr Matviichuk in the preliminaries ...

Azerbaijan’s Olympic flag-bearer into quarterfinal in Rio

12.08.2016 [10:51]
Azerbaijan’s flag-bearer at the Rio 2016 Summer Olympics Teymur Mammadov has reached the quarterfinal in the men`s 81kg boxing in Rio ...

Azerbaijan’s Gasimov claims Olympic judo silver [UPDATED]

12.08.2016 [00:29]
Azerbaijani judo fighter Elmar Gasimov has progressed to the semifinal of the Olympic Games in Rio. He destroyed Egyptian Ramadan Darwish by ippon. ...

Azerbaijani judo fighter to compete in repechage bout [UPDATED ]

10.08.2016 [21:11]
Azerbaijani judo fighter Mammadali Mehdiyev will compete in repechage round in Rio as last chance to earn an Olympic medal. Mehdiyev will take on Mongolian Otgonbaatar Lkhagvasuren ...

Azerbaijan`s Majidov launches successful medal quest in Rio

10.08.2016 [12:54]
Azerbaijani boxer Mahammadrasul Majidov (+91kg) has qualified for the round of 16 in the Rio 2016 Olympics after defeating Moroccan Mohammed Arjaoui ...

Azerbaijani boxer into quarterfinal of Rio 2016

10.08.2016 [12:14]
Azerbaijani boxer Albert Selimov (60kg) has reached the quarterfinal of the Rio 2016 Olympics. He qualified for the next round thanks to a victory over Irish David Oliver Joyce. ...

Azerbaijani boxer makes successful start to Rio 2016

09.08.2016 [19:43]
Azerbaijani boxer Kamran Shahsuvarli (75kg) has progressed to the preliminaries of the Rio 2016 Olympics after defeating Chinese Minggang Zhao 3-0. He will next take on Russian Artem ...

Six Azerbaijani athletes to be on “Rio stage” today

09.08.2016 [15:10]
Six Azerbaijani athletes will today vie for the Olympic medals in Rio. Olga Senyuk will compete in Archery Women's Individual 1/32 Eliminations against Chinese Hui Cao ...

Orujov claims silver to win Azerbaijan's first Olympic medal [UPDATED ] VIDEO

09.08.2016 [00:53]
Azerbaijani judo fighter Rustam Orujov has won silver of the Summer Olympic Games to seal the first medal for Azerbaijan in Rio. ...

Azerbaijani boxer wins first fight in Rio 2016

08.08.2016 [22:01]
Azerbaijani boxer Abdulkadir Abdullayev (91kg) has defeated his French rival Paul Omba Biongolo in preliminaries of the Rio 2016 Summer Olympic Games. Abdullayev qualified for the quarterfinal after beating Biongolo ...

Azerbaijani rowers learn rivals for men's double sculls semifinal

08.08.2016 [22:00]
Azerbaijani pair Aleksandar Aleksandrov and Boris Yotov have learned their rivals for men's double sculls semifinal in the Rio 2016 Olympics. Serbian pair Marko Marjanovic and Andrija Sljukic, Italian pair Francesco Fossi and Romano Battisti, Lithuanian ...

Rio 2016: Djokovic knocked out in first round

08.08.2016 [19:16]
In a night of huge upsets at the Olympics, world number one Novak Djokovic was knocked out in the first round of tennis by Juan Martin Del Potro, and the doubles team of Serena and Venus Williams also crashed out in spectacular fashion, according to Aljazeera ...

Adam Peaty wins Great Britain's first gold

08.08.2016 [16:26]
Team GB's Adam Peaty has smashed his own world record to take Olympic gold in the men's 100 metre breaststroke, according to BBC. He finished the race in 57.13 seconds, which was over a second ahead of his nearest rival in the pool ...

Chinese weightlifter Long smashes world record to win Olympic gold

08.08.2016 [16:15]
China's Long Qingquan lifted a combined world record of 307kg to win Olympic gold in the men's 56kg weightlifting, according to BBC. Long's 170kg lift with his last attempt in the clean and jerk saw him grab gold from London ...

Islamic Solidarity Games 2017 presented in Rio de Janeiro

08.08.2016 [10:05]
A ceremony of presentation of the 4th Islamic Solidarity Games which will take place in Baku in 2017 was held in Rio de Janeiro, Azerbaijan's Ministry of Youth and Sports said. Over sixty guests attended the ceremony, including the Minister of Youth and Sports of Azerbaijan Azad Rahimov ...

Azerbaijani judo fighter reaches round of 16 in Rio Olympics

07.08.2016 [18:00]
Azerbaijani judo fighter Nijat Shikhalizade (66kg) has qualified for the round of 16 in the Rio 2016 Olympic Games after defeating Spanish Sugoi Uriarte. He will next face Italian Fabio Basile ...