RECONSTRUCTION PROGRAM UNDERWAY

31.08.2004 [18:29]
3 schools in Agjabedi province have been reconstructed in accordance with the reconstruction program for territories liberated from occupation. The Azerbaijan Agency for Reconstruction and Rehabilitation of Areas renovated 40 ...

XXVIII OLYMPIC GAMES CLOSING CEREMONY IN ATHENS

30.08.2004 [15:31]
Closing ceremony of Olympiad was held in Athens, on August 29. President of Azerbaijan Republic, President of National Olympic Committee Ilham Aliyev attended the ceremony.
In his speech, Chairman of ...

RUSSIAN SPORTSMEN GAIN 92 MEDALS

30.08.2004 [15:30]
Russian sportsmen with 92 medals took the third place after Americans and Chinese sportsmen in XXVIII summer Olympiad in Athens, AzerTAj correspondent for Moscow reports.
Thus, Russian sportsmen have 27 ...

AZERBAIJAN KARATEISTS GAIN MEDALS IN WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP

28.08.2004 [20:42]
World kosiki- karate championship with participation of 300 sportsmen of 30 countries ended in Khalkidiki /Greece/. Azerbaijan was represented by three karateists, two of them, Vugar Mammadov, 63,5 kg and ...

AGHASI MAMMADOV WINS BRONZE

28.08.2004 [20:07]
The last Azerbaijani boxer Aghasi Mammadov (54 kg) fought on August 27 against Thai athlete. The first minutes of the bout were tense. Aghasi lost 3 points in the first ...

ANOTHER AZERBAIJANI BOXER TOOK BRONZE MEDAL

27.08.2004 [20:14]
On August 27, the Azerbaijan sportsman Fuad Aslanov acted in a weight category 51 kg, on results of the semifinal of Olympic tournament on boxing has won a bronze medal. ...

GYMNAST ANNA GURBANOVA JOINS OLYMPIC COMPETITION

27.08.2004 [18:52]
Rhythmic gymnasts started performances in the Olympic Games on August 26. Azerbaijan is represented by Anna Gurbanova instead of injured Dinara Gimatova. In the first day of the 24 athletes ...

WOMEN ACTIVITY IN SOCIO-POLITICAL LIFE EXPANDS

26.08.2004 [20:29]
Civic forums on the topic “From equality to equal results: realities and stereotypes” will be held in frame of the project “Women for conflict prevention and peace building in the ...

TWO AZERBAIJANIS IN RUSSIAN TEAM WIN SILVER MEDALS IN ATHENS

26.08.2004 [18:48]
Azerbaijani countrywoman Tamilla Abbasova, honored master of sports of Russia and many times European cycle racing champion has won the silver Olympic medal in cycle sprint. The outstanding performances of ...

OLYMPIC MEDAL DREAM ENDS FOR ROVSHAN HUSEYNOV

25.08.2004 [18:17]
Rovshan Huseynov, 60 kg, was beaten in quarterfinals by one of the main gold-medal favorites, Olympic and tree times world champion Mario Sezar Kindelan Mesa from Cuba 11:23.
In spite ...

AZERBAIJANI WRESTLER IN FINAL

25.08.2004 [15:41]
Farid Mansurov, 66 kg, beat Swedish Jimmy Samuelson 3:1, on August 25 in Athens Olympiad. Azerbaijan sportsman will meet with Turkish Sheref Eroglu in the final. ...

AZERBAIJAN WRESTLERS ATTEND OLYMPIC GAMES

24.08.2004 [20:26]
On August 24, Azerbaijan sportsmen attended the Greco-Roman wrestling in Athens Olympic Games. Farid Mansurov, 66 kg, defeated Cuban Juan Louise Maren 3:0, Polish Richard Wolne 6:2. ...

CARGO TRANSPORTATION IN EURASIAN CORRIDOR INCREASED

24.08.2004 [20:24]
In the first six month of 2004, 9,4 mln tons of 48,2% of cargo and 3,2 bln ton-km of turnover of goods fell to the share of railway transport ...

ANNA GURBANOVA MAKES DEBUT IN OLYMPIC GAMES

24.08.2004 [20:23]
Having attended the final trainings in Patrai city, the Azerbaijani gymnast Anna Gurbanova moved to the Olympic village. Anna Gurbanova daily takes two trainings in the “Galatsi Olympic Hall”, AzerTAj ...

AGASI MAMMADOV SECURES BRONZE AT LEAST

24.08.2004 [18:14]
Quarterfinal bouts took place on August 23 at the Athens Olympic games. Leader of Azerbaijani boxers team, world champ Agasi Mammadov clashed with Ukrainian athlete Maxim Tretyak. Agasi was much ...

AZERBAIJANI BOXER WINS

24.08.2004 [18:10]
The Azerbaijani world champion Agasi Mammadov, boxer in 54-kilogram weight category, defeated his Ukrainian opponent Maxim Tretyak with 32-12 points difference and guaranteed a medal, AzerTAj correspondent reported.
Another world ...

SUREYYA AYHAN RUINS TURKISH FANS’ HOPES

23.08.2004 [22:53]
Turkish world 1500 meters silver medallist and European champion Sureyya Ayhan is accused of “fixing” doping tests. Considered prior to Olympic games as the most likely winner Ayhan Sureyya unexpectedly ...

TWO MORE AZERBAIJANI BOXERS ELIMINATED FROM COMPETITION

23.08.2004 [22:47]
Ruslan Khairov was the first Azerbaijani boxer to fight in the Ёщ final on August 22.
His opponent was Cuban boxer, twice world champion Lorenzo Aragon Armenteros (69 kg).
The ...

AZERBAIJAN BOXERS CONTINUE FIGHTING

23.08.2004 [16:40]
On August 21, in 1/8 final, sportsman Jeyhun Abiyev, 48 kg, was defeated by Turkish sportsman Atagun Yalchingaya 20:23.
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Another Javid Tagiyev, 75 kg, met with Thailand boxer ...