Ersun Yanal has been appointed as the new coach of Turkish football club Fenerbahce, according to Anadolu Agency. The club signed a contract with the Turkish coach Yanal for one-and-a-half years, Fenerbahce announced on Friday ...

Australian swimmer Titmus breaks short-course 400m record

14.12.2018 [21:33]
Australian swimmer Ariarne Titmus has broken a second world record in three days, winning gold in the women's 400m freestyle at the world short-course swimming titles in China, AAP reported ...

Azerbaijani weightlifter takes silver at International Solidarity Championships

13.12.2018 [19:02]
Azerbaijani weightlifter Alish Nazarov (102kg) has clinched a silver medal at the 5th International Solidarity Championships in Cairo, Egypt. Nazarov secured the medal after scoring a total of 309kg, with a lift of 142kg in the snatch and 167kg in the clean and jerk ...

Shahriyar Mammadyarov remains 3rd in FIDE ratings

12.12.2018 [21:02]
World Chess Federation (FIDE) has announced its latest ratings, remaining Azerbaijani grandmaster Shahriyar Mammadyarov third. Norwegian Magnus Carlsen remains the highest-rated human on the planet ...

Azerbaijani cyclist ranks third in Portugal

11.12.2018 [19:20]
Azerbaijan`s cyclist Sergey Omelchenko has claimed a bronze medal at 2018 Prova Internacional Municipo de Anadia tournament held in Portugal. Italian cyclist Francesco Ceci became the winner of the tournament, while Jose Moreno ...

Azerbaijani wrestler captures bronze at Alans tournament

10.12.2018 [21:12]
Azerbaijani freestyle wrestler Sharif Sharifov has grabbed a bronze medal at Alans tournament held in Vladikavkaz, Russia. He sealed the medal in the 92kg weight class ...

Porsche factory role for Brendon Hartley in 2019

10.12.2018 [20:35]
Former Toro Rosso driver Brendon Hartley will remain part of Porsche's factory driver programme in 2019, it has been confirmed at the manufacturer's Night of Champions event in Stuttgart, according to f1i.com. However Hartley is not currently part of the any of the team’s sports car formal named ...

Registration of Marshals for 2019 Formula 1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix continues

10.12.2018 [18:11]
Baku Marshals Club, operating under Baku City Circuit (BCC), continues its Marshals’ recruitment campaign for the 2019 Formula 1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix to be held in Baku on April 26-28, 2019. Anyone, over the age of 21, who wishes to directly contribute to the success of this spectacular sporting event in the streets ...

Azerbaijani sambo wrestler wins world bronze

06.12.2018 [16:35]
Azerbaijan`s Adil Adilzade has claimed a bronze medal at the World Cadets Sambo Championships held in Novi Sad, Serbia. He earned the medal in the 78kg weight class ...

Zhou joins UNI-Virtuosi for 2019 F2 season

05.12.2018 [21:43]
Ferrari Academy and European Formula 3 driver Guan Yu Zhou will compete for the new UNI-Virtuosi Formula 2 team in 2019, according to Motorsport.com. The Chinese driver took eighth in his second season in European F3 with Prema Racing ...

Men's World Boxing Championship 2019 to be held in Yekaterinburg

05.12.2018 [19:53]
The 2019 Men's World Boxing Championship will be held in Yekaterinburg, Russia, according to ringside24.com. It was reported by the press service of the Russian Boxing Federation. “Every year, martial arts, including boxing, are gaining more and more new fans ...

UNI-Virtuosi replaces Russian Time in Formula 2

05.12.2018 [18:22]
UNI-Virtuosi will replace Russian Time in next year’s Formula 2 Championship, organisers confirmed on Tuesday, according to Motorsport Week. Russian Time has competed in Formula 2, and predecessor GP2, since 2013 ...

Luka Modric wins Ballon d'Or 2018 ahead of Cristiano Ronaldo

04.12.2018 [20:27]
Luka Modric has won the 2018 Ballon d'Or ahead of Cristiano Ronaldo and Antoine Griezman, with Lionel Messi coming fifth, according to Sky Sports. It is the first time in 10 years neither Ronaldo nor Messi has been recognised as the world's best player for France ...

Force India F1 team finally announces Lance Stroll's 2019 deal

03.12.2018 [19:03]
Racing Point Force India has finally confirmed Lance Stroll's expected move to the team to partner Sergio Perez in the 2019 Formula 1 season, according to Autosport. Stroll graduated to F1 with Williams in 2017 as the reigning European ...

Azerbaijani sambo wrestler to compete in World Championship among Students

03.12.2018 [17:09]
Azerbaijan`s Abdulla Abdullayev will compete in World Sambo Championship among Students to be held in Novi Sad, Serbia from December 6-9. He will battle for medals in the 74kg weight category ...

UEFA Executive Committee approves new club competition

03.12.2018 [12:18]
The UEFA Executive Committee has approved the creation of a third UEFA club competition for the 2021–2024 competition cycle at its meeting in Dublin, the organization said on tis website. The new competition (which has the working title of UEL2) will mirror the existing UEFA ...

Azerbaijan learn rivals for UEFA EURO 2020 qualifiers

02.12.2018 [16:57]
UEFA EURO 2020 qualifying draw has been made in Dublin, placing Azerbaijan in Group E together with Croatia, Wales, Slovakia and Hungary. Other UEFA EURO 2020 qualifying groups include ...

82nd FIG Congress kicks off in Baku VIDEO

02.12.2018 [11:56]
The 82nd congress of the International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) has opened in Baku. Delivering opening remarks, Azerbaijani Minister of Youth and Sport Azad Rahimov stressed the importance of the congress ...

Baku hosts FIG`s Executive Committee meeting

01.12.2018 [19:04]
A meeting of the Executive Committee of the International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) has started in Baku, Azerbaijan Gymnastics Federation has told AZERTAC. The two-day event will bring together FIG President Morinari Watanabe, heads of the continent unions, presidents ...