Azerbaijani boxers have made a successful start to the EUBC Youth European Boxing Championships in Roseto Degli Abruzzi, Italy. Nabi Isgandarov (56kg) beat Hungarian Alex Baki in his opening bout, while Mahammad Yusifov defeated Lithuanian Vilmantas ...

Azerbaijan to host 2nd International Solidarity Tennis Championship

19.04.2018 [19:15]
Azerbaijan will host the second International Solidarity Tennis Championship in June 2018. A relevant memorandum of understanding was signed by Azerbaijan`s National Olympic Committee and the Islamic Solidarity Sports Federation in Baku ...

Azerbaijani gymnasts qualify for Minsk 2019 European Games

19.04.2018 [17:14]
Four Azerbaijani gymnasts have qualified for the Minsk 2019 European Games. The Olympic berths were claimed by two male and two female gymnasts at the European Championships in Trampoline, Tumbling and Double Mini-Trampoline in Baku ...

Azerbaijani U16 female footballers make successful start to UEFA`s development tournament

19.04.2018 [15:54]
The Azerbaijani women’s national under-16 football team have defeated Macedonia 6-5 in their opening match at UEFA`s development tournament in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Azerbaijan will next face Croatia on April 20 ...

Azerbaijani professional boxer to dedicate his next bout to April battles and centenary of Azerbaijan Democratic Republic

19.04.2018 [15:51]
Azerbaijan`s professional boxer, world and European champion Azad Azizov will dedicate his next bout that will take place late this month to the April battles and the 100th anniversary of Azerbaijan Democratic Republic ...

Azerbaijan’s Agahyev to control Manchester City vs Barcelona match in UEFA Youth League semifinal

18.04.2018 [23:39]
Azerbaijani referee Aliyar Agahyev will be in charge of a match between Manchester City and Barcelona in the semifinal of the UEFA Youth League. Agahyev will be assisted by Zeynal Zeynalov and Akif Amirli, while Swiss Sandro Schärer will be fourth official of the match ...

Azerbaijani chess player ranks second at international tournament in Nepal

18.04.2018 [19:24]
Azerbaijani chess player Azer Mirzayev has ended as a runner-up at an international tournament in Nepal. Indian Hashra Baratakoti won the tournament ...

FIDE chief to attend opening ceremony of Shamkir Chess 2018 tournament

18.04.2018 [15:55]
President of the International Chess Federation (FIDE) Kirsan Ilyumzhinov will participate in the opening ceremony of Shamkir Chess 2018 International chess tournament commemorating international grandmaster Vugar Hashimov ...

4th Session of Islamic Conference of Youth and Sports Ministers kicks off in Baku

18.04.2018 [15:52]
The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) has launched the fourth Session of the Islamic Conference of Youth and Sports Ministers (ICYSM) in Baku. The event, under the theme "Solidarity in Action for Youth Development", is co-organized by Azerbaijan`s Ministry of Youth and Sport ...

Azerbaijani Paralympic judokas to compete in World Cup in Antalya

18.04.2018 [14:41]
The Azerbaijan national Paralympic judo team will contest medals at the IBSA Judo World Cup Antalya 2018 to be held in Turkey from April 19 to 25. The Azerbaijani judokas today left for Antalya ...

Azerbaijani footballers to face Kazakhstan in friendly

17.04.2018 [14:48]
The Azerbaijan national football team will clash with Kazakhstan in a friendly. The match will be played in Astana on June 5. ...

Azerbaijani grandmaster wins silver at international chess tournament in Turkey

16.04.2018 [20:11]
Azerbaijani grandmaster Nijat Abbasov has won silver at the 4th International Open & Blitz Chess Tournament in Ordu, Turkey. Georgian Giga Kuparadze became the winner of the tournament, which involved 51 chess players, including 14 grandmasters ...

FIFA keen on expanding World Cup to 48 teams for Qatar 2022

16.04.2018 [17:39]
Qatar's infrastructure is already stretched by the requirements and the changes would see the number of games rise from 64 to 80 over 28 days, according to thepeninsulaqatar.com. Qatar wants talks with Fifa to discuss the feasibility of increasing ...

Junior Azerbaijani judoka win European Cup in Russia

16.04.2018 [14:35]
Azerbaijani judo fighter Rovshan Aliyev has won St Petersburg Junior European Cup 2018 in Russia. Aliyev secured gold in the men’s 55kg weight class ...

Azerbaijan remain 10th in Futsal World Ranking

14.04.2018 [18:25]
The Azerbaijan national futsal team still sit 10th with 1440 points in the latest edition of the world ranking. Brazil top the ranking followed by Spain and Russia ...

"ShamkirChess 2018" super tournament to be broadcast live

14.04.2018 [17:07]
All parts of the "ShamkirChess 2018" Super Tournament in the memory of Vugar Hashimov will be in live. According to the Press Service of the tournament, it will be possible to watch all games in live via the official website of tournament ...

24 gymnasts to compete in semifinal of individual trampoline at 26th European Championships in Baku

14.04.2018 [14:00]
Day 3 of the European Championships in Trampoline, Tumbling and Double Mini-Trampoline has today kicked off at Milli Gimnastika Arenası (National Gymnastics Arena) in Baku, Azerbaijan. 24 gymnasts will compete to qualify final in the individual trampoline ...

Europa League semi-final opponents revealed

13.04.2018 [19:51]
The draw for the UEFA Europa League’s semi-final was held in the Swiss city of Nyon on Friday, Anadolu Agency reports. French team Olympique Marseille will play against Austrian Salzburg, while English football heavyweights Arsenal will face ...

Chinese GP: Hamilton beats Raikkonen by 0.007s in FP2

13.04.2018 [18:27]
Lewis Hamilton pipped Kimi Raikkonen to fastest time in the second Formula 1 free practice session for the Chinese Grand Prix by just seven thousandths of a second. Raikkonen set the pace on the first runs in the session on soft Pirellis, just over a tenth-of- ...