Sergio Perez believes his ex-Formula 1 teammate Esteban Ocon's year on the sidelines in 2019 can "definitely hurt him more than it can benefit him," according to Motorsport.com. Ocon will work as Mercedes' reserve driver after failing to land a race seat due to a bizarre sequence of events ...

Shahriyar Mammadyarov to clash with Richard Rapport in 7th round of Tata Steel Masters

19.01.2019 [16:03]
Azerbaijan`s grandmaster Shahriyar Mammadyarov will face Hungarian Richard Rapport in the 7th round of the 2019 Tata Steel Masters in Wijk aan Zee, the Netherlands. Another Azerbaijani GM Teymur Rajabov will take on Indian Santosh Vidit ...

Basaksehir extend contracts of Mossoro, Napoleoni

18.01.2019 [19:52]
Brazilian midfielder Marcio Mossoro and Italian left winger Stefano Napoleoni on Friday agreed to extend their contract with Turkish Super League club Medipol Basaksehir for one year until June 2020, Anadolu Agency reported. 35-year-old Mossoro played ...

“Arpachay Open” karate tournament kicks off in Baku

18.01.2019 [17:33]
The “Arpachay Open” karate tournament commemorating the 20 January martyrs has today started in Baku. The tournament brings together 800 karate fighters from 11 countries ...

Azerbaijan U19 footballers to hold four friendlies in Antalya

18.01.2019 [16:10]
The Azerbaijan national under-19 football team will hold four friendly matches as part of their training camp in Antalya, Turkey on January 19-31. Azerbaijan will take on Russian Krasnodar-3 on January 21, the Kuwait national U-19 team ...

FIFA discussing 48-team Qatar World Cup, confirms FIFA president

18.01.2019 [15:46]
FIFA president Gianni Infantino said on Thursday that world football's governing body is discussing the feasibility of expanding the 2022 World Cup in Qatar to 48 teams, according to Sport 24. The World Cup finals have been played with a 32-side format since ...

Shahriyar Mammadyarov to take on Magnus Carlsen in sixth round of Tata Steel Masters

17.01.2019 [21:29]
Azerbaijan`s grandmaster Shahriyar Mammadyarov will face Norwegian Magnus Carlsen in the sixth round of the 2019 Tata Steel Masters in Wijk aan Zee, the Netherlands. Another Azerbaijani GM Teymur Rajabov will clash with Chinese Ding Liren ...

Chinese club to transfer Dembele from Tottenham

17.01.2019 [21:24]
English Premier League club Tottenham will sell midfielder Mousa Dembele to Chinese Super League club Guangzhou R&F, Anadolu Agency reported. Tottenham is expected to get around £11m transfer fee from the Chinese club for 31-year-old midfielder, British media reported ...

Formula 1 announces draft 2019 season calendar

17.01.2019 [10:45]
In a special press release, Formula 1 announced the start and end time of all Grand Prix sessions of the season-2019. Eleven of the 21 races will take place in Europe, five in Asia, four in the Americas and one in Australia ...

Fulham sign Babel from Besiktas in £1.8m deal

16.01.2019 [16:05]
Fulham announced on Tuesday that the club has signed Ryan Babel from Besiktas, according to goal.com. The club paid £1.8 million ($2.3m) to sign the former Liverpool attacker, who has a deal with the club running through the end of ...

Shahriyar Mammadyarov draws with Ian Nepomniachtchi in fourth round of Tata Steel Masters

16.01.2019 [15:45]
Azerbaijani grandmaster Shahriyar Mammadyarov has been held to a draw by Russian Ian Nepomniachtchi in the fourth round of the 2019 Tata Steel Masters in Wijk aan Zee, the Netherlands ...

Cristiano Ronaldo sells £4million Cheshire mansion

15.01.2019 [21:33]
Soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo has sold the mansion where he lived while playing for Manchester United – but has taken a £645,000 hit, according to Daily Mirror. Ronaldo, 33, sold his five-bedroom pile in footballers’ hotspot Alderley Edge, Cheshire ...

Azerbaijani judokas to compete in Tel Aviv Grand Prix

15.01.2019 [19:28]
Azerbaijani judokas will compete in Tel Aviv Grand Prix 2019 to be held in Israel from January 24-26. Azerbaijan`s hopes will be pinned on 18 judo fighters ...

Shahriyar Mammadyarov to face Ian Nepomniachtchi in fourth round of Tata Steel Masters

15.01.2019 [17:20]
Azerbaijan`s grandmaster Shahriyar Mammadyarov will face Russian Ian Nepomniachtchi in the fourth round of the 2019 Tata Steel Masters in Wijk aan Zee, the Netherlands. Another Azerbaijani GM Teymur Rajabov will take on Indian Viswanathan Anand ...

David Silva becomes Manchester City’s most capped player in Premier League

15.01.2019 [15:31]
David Silva’s appearance for Manchester City in the Premier League against Wolves on Monday night means he’s now the club’s most capped player in the competition, according to Daily Mail Online ...

Azerbaijan men`s handball team beat Malta

14.01.2019 [18:53]
The Azerbaijan men`s national handball team have defeated Malta 27-24 in third game of the Group B of the EHF EURO 2022 Qualification Phase 1 tournament. Azerbaijan finished third in the group, after previously ...

Barcelona's Lionel Messi scores 400th La Liga goal

14.01.2019 [18:22]
Barcelona forward Lionel Messi further etched his name into Spanish football history by becoming the first player to score 400 goals in La Liga when he netted against Eibar on Sunday, Reuters reported. The Argentine, who has been the competition's all-time top scorer since ...

'Zidane right to leave after Ronaldo sale', Ex-Madrid president hints at power struggle

14.01.2019 [15:41]
Zinedine Zidane left Real Madrid after losing a power struggle with Florentino Perez over transfers, according to former club president Ramon Calderon, goal.com reported. Zidane quit Madrid in the off-season, on the back of winning ...

Shahriyar Mammadyarov to take on Anish Giri in third round of Tata Steel Masters

14.01.2019 [15:35]
Azerbaijani grandmaster Shahriyar Mammadyarov will face Dutch Anish Giri in the 3rd round of the 2019 Tata Steel Masters. Another Azerbaijani GM Teymur Rajabov will face Hungarian Richard Rapport ...