The qualification of the third Summer Youth Olympic Games for Artistic Gymnastics has today kicked off in Baku. The tournament brings together 96 athletes from 32 countries ...

Mohamed Salah awarded 'Chechen citizenship' by leader Ramzan Kadyrov

23.06.2018 [17:00]
Egypt forward Mohamed Salah has received honorary Chechen citizenship from leader Ramzan Kadyrov, according to rt.com. Salah is based in the Chechen Republic with his national team for the World Cup in Russia ...

Azerbaijan make successful start to Euro Beach Soccer League

22.06.2018 [21:34]
Azerbaijan have defeated France 4-1 in the first round of the Euro Beach Soccer League in Baku. Azerbaijan`s goals came from Asif Zeynalov (3) and Abdul Aliyev. ...

FC Gabala to face Luxembourg’s Progres Niederkorn in UEFA Europa League first qualifying round

22.06.2018 [13:33]
Azerbaijani football club Gabala will clash with Luxembourg’s Progres Niederkorn in the first qualifying round of the 2018/19 UEFA Europa League. The first match will be held at the Gabala City Stadium in Azerbaijan at 20:00 local time on July 12, while the return game will ...

Azerbaijani female handball players to compete in European Open Tournament

21.06.2018 [20:18]
Junior Azerbaijani handball players will compete in the 2018 Women`s European Open 16 Final Tournament to be held in Gothenburg, Sweden from July 2-6. Azerbaijan are pitted against France, Spain, Finland and Iceland in Group C ...

Azerbaijan name squad for Euro Beach Soccer League

21.06.2018 [18:11]
Azerbaijan have named a squad for the Euro Beach Soccer League 2018 to be held in Baku on June 22–24. Azerbaijan’s squad includes 10 players. Azerbaijan will face France on June 22, Belarus on June 23 and Portugal on June 24 ...

Azerbaijani football clubs learn their rivals for UEFA Europa League

20.06.2018 [18:13]
Azerbaijani football clubs Keshla, Gabala and Neftchi have learned their rivals for the first qualifying round of the 2018/19 UEFA Europa League. Azerbaijan’s Keshla, Gabala and Neftchi will clash with Malta’s Balzan, Luxembourg’s Progres Niederkorn and Hungarian Ujpest ...

Junior Azerbaijani wrestlers win six European medals in Hungary

20.06.2018 [15:46]
Junior Azerbaijani wrestlers have brought home a clutch of six medals, including a gold from the European Championships in Gyor, Hungary. The gold medal came from Elmir Aliyev in the men’s 52kg division, while Mammad ...

FC Neftchi to face Romanian clubs in friendlies

20.06.2018 [14:59]
Azerbaijan’s football club Neftchi Baku will take on Romanian Dunarea Calarasi and Politekhnika in friendlies. The games will be played as part of Neftchi’s training camp in Turkey ...

Qarabağ to take on Olimpija Ljubljana in UEFA Champions League first qualifying round

19.06.2018 [14:58]
Azerbaijan`s Qarabağ will face Slovenia`s Olimpija Ljubljana in the UEFA Champions League first qualifying round. The matches will be played on 10/11 & 17/18 July. ...

Azerbaijan`s Elite Horse & Polo Club rank second at World Cup in Baku

18.06.2018 [12:49]
Azerbaijan`s Elite Horse & Polo Club have finished second at the sixth Arena Polo World Cup in Baku after losing 7-6 to German Rhein Polo Club Düsseldorf in the final. Indian Polo & Riding Club New Delhi won the bronze medal after beating Ireland`s ...

Brazil held to 1-1 draw by Switzerland in Group E opener

18.06.2018 [11:28]
A second-half header from Steven Zuber cancelled out a sensational early goal from Philippe Coutinho as Switzerland and Brazil drew 1-1 in a tight Group E World Cup opener on Sunday, according to Reuters. With 20 minutes gone, Coutinho gathered a clearance 25 yards from goal ...

FC Gabala sign Albanian national midfielder

17.06.2018 [12:52]
Azerbaijani football club Gabala have signed their first foreign footballer of the preseason preparation as they made a deal with Sabien Lilaj from the Albania national team. The 29-year-old midfielder signed a 1+1 year contract. Lilaj debuted in the ...

Uruguay edges Egypt 1-0 in 2018 FIFA World Cup group stage match in Urals

15.06.2018 [21:30]
The national team of Uruguay snatched a last-minute 1-0 win over Egypt in their opening Group A stage match of the 2018 FIFA World Cup held in the Russian Urals city of Yekaterinburg on Friday. The match in Yekaterinburg kicked off at 5:00 p.m. local time amid the temperatures ...

Russia cruises past Saudi Arabia with 5-0 win at 2018 FIFA World Cup opening match

14.06.2018 [21:35]
The Russian national football team began its voyage at the 2018 FIFA World Cup with a confident 5-0 win over Saudi Arabia on Thursday in Moscow in the opening match of the much-anticipated football championship, TASS reports ...

FIFA 2018 World Cup gets underway in Moscow VIDEO

14.06.2018 [19:33]
The moment the football world has been waiting for is finally upon us as the FIFA 2018 World Cup kicks off at Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, according to RT. Before the opening game between hosts Russia and Saudi Arabia, the 80,000 fans ...

Junior Azerbaijani wrestlers to compete at European championships in Hungary

14.06.2018 [14:29]
Junior Azerbaijani wrestlers will contest medals at the European championships to be held in Gyor, Hungary, from June 15-17. Azerbaijan’s squad includes 22 wrestlers ...

2018 FIFA World Cup kicks off in Russia

14.06.2018 [13:45]
The 2018 FIFA World Cup, the first-ever hosted by Russia, kicks off on Thursday with the opening match between Russia and Saudi Arabia at Moscow’s Luzhniki stadium, according to TASS ...

Canada, Mexico and USA selected as hosts of the 2026 FIFA World Cup

13.06.2018 [16:25]
The 2026 FIFA World Cup™ will be staged in Canada, Mexico and the United States, according to FIFA. The 68th FIFA Congress convened in Moscow and designated the three countries as the hosts of football’s most prestigious tournament, which by then ...