The hosts from Azerbaijan had a little bit of a rusty start to their matchup with Hungary as they obviously felt the pressure resulting from the home debut but they eventually got rid of it – and they did so in style! After coming from behind in the ...

Serbia start strong in Pool D with 3-0 win over Czechs

22.09.2017 [21:21]
EuroVolley 2017 started in central Azerbaijan with Serbia against the Czech Republic at the Goygol Olympic Sport Complex dressed up to fit the occasion. Bringing Volleyball to this part of the country may have presented a few logistical challenges, but ...

Azerbaijani grandmaster to compete in Isle of Man tournament

22.09.2017 [21:14]
Azerbaijani grandmaster Arkadij Naiditsch will vie for medals at the Isle of Man tournament to be held in Douglas from September 23 to October 1. The tournament will bring together more than 161 chess players, including 80 grandmasters ...

2017 CEV Volleyball European Championship – Women officially opens in Baku

22.09.2017 [20:46]
The official opening ceremony of the 2017 CEV Volleyball European Championship – Women has today been held in Baku. The ceremony started with a concert program. The anthem of the European Volleyball Confederation was played ...

Azerbaijani Greco-Roman wrestler earns bronze at World Military Championships

22.09.2017 [20:32]
Azerbaijani Greco-Roman wrestler Murad Mammadov has won a bronze medal at the 32nd World Military Championships in Klaipeda, Lithuania. He secured the medal in the 59kg weight category ...

Russia start quest for third straight European title with tiebreak win over Ukraine

22.09.2017 [19:04]
Russia started their quest for a third straight European title in the best way – as the team captained by Ekaterina Kosianenko Pankova rallied to a hard-fought 3-2 victory (25-18, 20-25, 25-23, 23-25, 15-13) in the matchup with their neighbours from ...

FC Qabala sign Nigerian striker

21.09.2017 [21:24]
Azerbaijan's football club Qabala have signed a one-year contract with Nigerian striker Ekigho Ehiosun. He previously played for Turkish Samsunspor, Genclerbirligi and Gazisehir Gaziantep ...

Azerbaijani freestyle wrestlers rank 3rd in medal table of World Military Championships

21.09.2017 [20:42]
Azerbaijani freestyle wrestlers have finished 3rd in the overall medal table of the 32nd World Military Championships in Klaipeda, Lithuania. Azerbaijani wrestlers won a gold, silver and four bronze medals ...

Azerbaijan`s Minister of Youth and Sport to join EOC Coordination Commission meeting for 2019 European Games

21.09.2017 [18:14]
Azerbaijan`s Minister of Youth and Sport Azad Rahimov has left for Minsk, Belarus to join the meeting of Coordination Commission of the Second European Games 2019. The National Olympic Committee of Belarus has already hosted working meetings ...

Azerbaijani female wrestler takes silver at World Military Championships

20.09.2017 [21:26]
Azerbaijani female wrestler Turkan Nasirova has captured a silver medal at the 32nd World Military Championships in Klaipeda, Lithuania. She sealed the medal in the 48kg weight category ...

Azerbaijani wrestler wins gold at World Military Championships

20.09.2017 [21:03]
Azerbaijani wrestler Galib Aliyev has claimed a gold medal at the 32nd World Military Championships in Klaipeda, Lithuania. He secured the medal in the 61kg weight category. Other Azerbaijani wrestlers Afgan Khashalov (57kg), Aghahuseyn Mustafayev ...

Baku to host 2019 UEFA Europa League final

20.09.2017 [20:00]
The Olympic Stadium in Baku has been selected to host the 2019 UEFA Europa League final. To be held on 29 May 2019, the final will be the first such decider played in the Azerbaijani capital. The stadium was built for the ...

Azerbaijani karate fighters grab 18 medals at Basel Open Masters

19.09.2017 [18:14]
Azerbaijani karate fighters have claimed a clutch of 18 medals, including nine golds at the 8th Basel Open Masters 2017 held in Switzerland. The gold medals came from Rafael Aghayev (2), Shahin Atamov, Roman Heydarov, Ilaha Gasimova, Irina Zaretska (2), Asiman ...

Young Azerbaijani weightlifters to compete at European Championships

19.09.2017 [17:49]
Azerbaijani weightlifters will contest medals at the U15 & U17 European Championships to be held in Pristina, Kosovo from September 22-30. Azerbaijan’s squad includes 9 athletes ...

Tickets for Azerbaijan vs Czech Republic match go on sale

19.09.2017 [16:28]
Tickets for a match between Azerbaijan and the Czech Republic in the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying round have gone on sale. Tickets cost between 1-6 AZN, while VIP tickets are available for 50 AZN ...

Azerbaijani judo fighters crowned European champion in team event

19.09.2017 [12:34]
Young Azerbaijani judo fighters have become the European champions in the men’s team event. Azerbaijani fighters also won seven medals, including three golds at the tournament held in Maribor, Slovenia. ...

Azerbaijani grandmaster becomes winner of Oscar blitz tournament

18.09.2017 [20:43]
Azerbaijani grandmaster Namig Guliyev has won the Oscar blitz tournament held in Paris. The tournament brought together 233 chess players from 13 countries ...

Azerbaijani grandmaster wins international tournament in Turkey

18.09.2017 [19:16]
Azerbaijani grandmaster Nijat Abbasov has become the champion of an international tournament held in Turkey. After nine rounds, Abbasov scored 7.5 points. The tournament brought together 86 chess players from ...

Azerbaijani wrestlers to vie for medals at World Military Championships in Lithuania

18.09.2017 [17:27]
Azerbaijani wrestlers have today left for Klaipeda, Lithuania to compete at the 32nd World Military Championships to be held on September 18-25. Azerbaijan’s squad includes 15 wrestlers ...