FORTUNE TURNS AWAY FROM SHAIH IMRANOV

21.08.2004 [21:58]
Another Azerbaijani boxer Shahin Imranov competing in the 57-kg weight class fought Russian boxer Alexey Tishenko on August 20.
The bout began in a very tense way, however, Shahin ...

SKIRMISH IN GEORGIA-OSETIA CONFLICT ZONE CEASED

21.08.2004 [21:58]
The skirmish was ceased on August 19 after armed forces of Georgia seized the strategic points in Tskhinvali region from where Osetians fired Georgian villages. However, to give control ...

SECOND GROUP OF AZERBAIJAN OLYMPIANS LEFT FOR ATHENS

21.08.2004 [21:26]
The second group of Azerbaijani Olympians - 10 athletes left for Athens on August 21. During a send-off ceremony held at the Heydar Aliyev International Airport, representatives of sports, ...

FUAD ASLANOV CONTINUES FIGHTING FOR MEDALS

21.08.2004 [21:18]
Bouts in 1/8 finals were continued in Athens on August 21. Azerbaijan boxer Fuad Aslanov, 51 kg beat Georgian Nikoloz Izoriya 27:21. Fuad Aslanov will meet with Polish boxer Andzheu ...

ONE MORE AZERBAIJANI BOXER QUALIFIES FOR QUARTERFINAL

21.08.2004 [13:09]
Another Azerbaijani boxer Rovshan Huseynov (60 kg) has qualified for the quarterfinal of the Olympic games as he beat American boxer Vicente Escabedo 36:18. In the first round, the contenders ...

SUBSTITUTION IN AZERBAIJAN OLYMPIC TEAM

19.08.2004 [15:19]
Azerbaijani gymnast Dinara Gimatova sprained her leg during final pre-Olympics trainings in Patras (Greece), and, according to the coaches and physicans, will not be able to compete in the Games, ...

FUAD ASLANOV QUALIFIES WITHOUT FIGHT

19.08.2004 [15:15]
Azerbaijani Olympic team member, boxer Fuad Aslanov (51 kg) had to fight his first bout in Athens on August 17. However, as his contender, athlete from Madagaskar J. George Pakotoarimbelo ...

NATIONAL TEAM WINS FIRST MEDAL IN ATHENS

18.08.2004 [20:16]
Irada Ashumova put the first bronze medal in the Azerbaijan Olympic team’s piggy-bank scoring 687,3 points in the small-bore pistol shooting at 25 m on 18 August. Missing the target ...

ZHEMAYEVA LEAVES FIELD

17.08.2004 [16:29]
Following the two victories over Brazilian Elloru Pattaro 15:8 in the first round and Italian Cia Marcozza 15:6 in the second one, Azerbaijani fencer Yelena Zhemayeva lost 11:15 to Mariel ...

VOLUME OF FOREIGN INVESTMENTS ON RISE

16.08.2004 [21:41]
13,7 trillion manats of investments have been attracted in the Azerbaijani economy for seven months. It is by 54 percent higher than the last year’s figures. The main reason of ...

AZERBAIJANI BOXERS WIN FIRST ROUND

16.08.2004 [19:36]
Two members of Azerbaijan team - boxers Javid Tagiyev and Ali Ismayilov held first bouts on 14 August. President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev watched the game. It should be reminded ...

SCHOOLS PREPARE FOR NEW ACADEMIC YEAR

14.08.2004 [15:01]
Current repairs are successfully continuing in 34 schools of Samukh province while secondary schools in Sarkar and Garabaglar villages etc. are being overhauled. Chief of the Education department Hidayat Ahmadov ...

GERHARD SCHROEDER VISITS BALKAN COUNTRIES

13.08.2004 [15:37]
Federal Chancellor of Germany Gerhard Schroeder accompanied by representatives of the German business circles began on August 12 his official visits to Romania and Bulgaria, AzerTAj correspondent reports from Berlin. ...

AZERBAIJANI OLYMPIANS GET DOWN TO TRAININGS

12.08.2004 [14:20]
The first group of Azerbaijani Olympians who left for Athens on August 10 has got down to trainings in the Olympic village. The Azerbaijani flag hoisting ceremony took place at ...

AZERBAIJANI GRAND MASTER RAUF MAMMADOV WINS GOLD MEDAL AT EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIP

12.08.2004 [14:12]
Azerbaijani grandmaster Rauf Mammadov has won a golden medal among 16-year-old juniors at the European Chess Championship in Turkey. With 9 matches he garnered 7,5 points. Azerbaijan ranked fourth among ...

AZERBAIJANI OLYMPIANS GET DOWN TO TRAININGS

12.08.2004 [14:01]
The first group of Azerbaijani Olympians who left for Athens on August 10 has got down to trainings in the Olympic village. The Azerbaijani flag hoisting ceremony took place at ...

BELGIAN COACH GIVES MASTER CLASSES

11.08.2004 [13:08]
On the invitation of the Ministry of Youth, Sports and Tourism and equestrian sport of Azerbaijan, the well-known Belgian coach Jean Poll Mucette arrived in Baku.
Mr. Mucette jointly with ...

CANADIAN WOMEN'S VOLLEYBALL TEAM LOSES TO AZERBAIJAN IN THREE SETS

11.08.2004 [13:07]
The Canadian women's volleyball team struggled against a more experienced foe Tuesday, falling in three sets to Azerbaijan beat France at a four-team tournament for non-Olympic clubs.
Helen Schaefer, sister ...

GREECE READY FOR GAMES

10.08.2004 [18:00]
The Greek capital Athens is ready for 2004 Summer Olympic Games - all the organizational and security measures have been taken for them to be successful, Minister of Public Order ...