IOC chief Bach's mid-May Japan visit "very difficult": Tokyo Olympic head

08.05.2021 [12:34]
International Olympic Committee chief Thomas Bach's planned visit to Japan in mid-May will be "very difficult" amid a resurgence of COVID-19 infections in the country, the head of the Japanese organizing body of the Summer Games said Friday, according to Kyodo news ...

Nadal, Osaka named Laureus sportsman and sportswoman of the year

07.05.2021 [19:12]
Tennis players Rafael Nadal and Naomi Osaka were named world sportsman and sportswoman of the year by the Laureus World Sports Academy on Thursday, with Bayern Munich granted the world team of the year award, according to ...

Manchester United to face Villarreal in UEFA Europa League final

07.05.2021 [10:40]
Manchester United will face Villarreal in the UEFA Europa League final in Poland on May 26, according to Anadolu Agency. The Red Devils reached the final with an 8-5 win on aggregate after a 3-2 loss Thursday to Roma at the Stadio Olimpico in the semifinal second leg match ...

Man Utd vs Liverpool match moved to May 13 after postponement due to fan protests at Old Trafford

06.05.2021 [14:31]
Manchester United have confirmed their match against Liverpool, originally scheduled for Sunday, has been rearranged for May 13, according to Goal.com. The match was postponed after angry fans stormed Old Trafford ...

Manchester City, Chelsea to square off in Champions League final in Istanbul

06.05.2021 [11:40]
Chelsea will meet Manchester City in the UEFA Champions League final after a 3-1 win on aggregate over Real Madrid on Wednesday, according to Anadolu Agency. Goals from Timo Werner and Mason Mount secured a 2-0 victory for the hosts to eliminate 13-time ...

Premier League fans to return for final two matchdays

05.05.2021 [19:36]
Fans will return to Premier League stadiums for the season's final two rounds of fixtures later this month, subject to the UK government's expected easing of lockdown restrictions, according to Marca. Under the government's roadmap out of lockdown, crowds of up 10,000 or 25 percent of capacity will be permitted ...

Portuguese manager Mourinho to join Roma

05.05.2021 [16:34]
Portuguese Jose Mourinho on Tuesday agreed to a three-year contract to manage Italian Serie A football club, Roma, according to Anadolu Agency. The team said that Mourinho, 58, will start duties ahead of the 2021-22 ...

Mahrez double fires Man City into Champions League final

05.05.2021 [15:46]
Riyad Mahrez struck twice as Manchester City reached the Champions League final for the first time thanks to a 2-0 victory over Paris St Germain at the Etihad Stadium on Tuesday that secured a 4-1 aggregate win, according to Reuters. City were dominant against their French opponents ...

Monaco Grand Prix to allow 7,500 spectators

04.05.2021 [19:47]
The Monaco Grand Prix, arguably the most iconic race on the Formula One calendar, will be held in late May with 7,500 spectators, the Principality's government announced on Tuesday, according to Marca ...

Hamilton wins Portuguese Grand Prix

03.05.2021 [17:21]
British Mercedes team driver Lewis Hamilton was victorious in Sunday's Portuguese Grand Prix, the 2021 Formula 1 round three held in Portimao, according to Anadolu Agency. The 66-lap Portuguese Grand Prix was held at the Algarve International Circuit ...

Azerbaijani karate fighters claim two medals at Lisbon tournament

03.05.2021 [15:12]
Azerbaijani karate fighters have grabbed two medals at the Karate1 Premier League - Lisbon 2021 held in Portugal. Asiman Gurbanli earned a silver medal in the +84kg weight category ...

Galatasaray get 2-0 road victory over Genclerbirligi

03.05.2021 [13:34]
Galatasaray claimed a 2-0 away win against Genclerbirligi on Sunday in a Turkish Super Lig game, according to Anadolu Agency. Playing in Ankara's Eryaman stadium, Galatasaray's Halil Dervisoglu fired a classy long-shot to break ...

Azerbaijan to host first ever Aerobic Gymnastics World Age Group Competitions

02.05.2021 [13:55]
For the first time, Azerbaijan Gymnastics Federation will organize the Aerobic Gymnastics World Age Group Competitions this May. The 9th edition of the championships will take place at the National Gymnastics Arena on May 21-23 ...

Azerbaijani gymnasts win European tumbling bronze

02.05.2021 [12:50]
Azerbaijan`s young gymnasts have claimed bronze at the European Championships in Trampoline, Tumbling and Double Mini-Trampoline in Sochi, Russia. Huseyn Asadullayev, Bilal Gurbanov, Adil Hajizade and Tofig Aliyev secured medals in tumbling event ...

Man Utd have huge advantage in Europa League semis

30.04.2021 [12:29]
English Premier League side Manchester United took a huge step toward advancing to the Europa League final after hammering Roma 6-2 at home on Thursday, according to Anadolu Agency. Bruno Fernandes broke the deadlock ...

Manchester City take advantage over PSG in CL semis

29.04.2021 [11:49]
Manchester City took a huge step to move to their first Champions League final with a crucial comeback win against Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) of France on Wednesday, according to Anadolu Agency. Marquinhos scored the opener for the home side in the 15th minute at the ...

Besiktas, Galatasaray give no ground in title fight

29.04.2021 [11:07]
Turkish Super Lig title contenders Besiktas and Galatasaray both claimed victories on Wednesday, giving no ground in their quest for the title crown, according to Anadolu Agency. Besiktas defeated Black Sea side Caykur Rizespor 3-2 in an away ...

Tokyo Olympic organizers brace for no spectators

29.04.2021 [10:50]
The organizing body of the Tokyo Olympics is prepared for the possibility of holding this summer's global sporting event without spectators as the coronavirus pandemic continues to rage, the committee's president said Wednesday, according to Kyodo news ...

Azerbaijani fighters to compete in Karate1 Premier League in Lisbon

28.04.2021 [19:35]
Azerbaijani fighters will contest medals at the Karate1 Premier League - Lisbon 2021 to be held in Portugal from April 30 to May 2. Azerbaijan`s hopes will be pinned on 15 karate fighters ...