Coronavirus infections at Tokyo Olympics rise to 79

21.07.2021 [17:31]
The number of coronavirus cases at the Tokyo Olympics has risen to 79, organizers said on Wednesday, just days before the start of the major sports event.Eight more people who arrived in Japan for the games have tested positive for COVID-19, the Tokyo Organizing Committee said ...

Mercedes driver Hamilton wins F1 British Grand Prix

19.07.2021 [11:30]
British driver Lewis Hamilton won the 10th Grand Prix of Formula 1’s 2021 season held in the United Kingdom on Sunday, according to Anadolu Agency. The 52-lap British Grand Prix was held at the Silverstone Circuit, the East Midlands, on a 5.8-kilometer (3.6-mile) track ...

First case of COVID-19 found in Tokyo Olympic village

17.07.2021 [17:40]
The Tokyo Olympic organizing committee said Saturday the first positive case of COVID-19 has been detected in the Tokyo athletes' village with less than a week until the opening ceremony, Kyodo reports ...

Two Azerbaijani players to compete in chess festival in Serbia

17.07.2021 [13:30]
Azerbaijani players Farid Orujov and Umid Aslanov will test their strength at the chess festival to be held in Serbia. The tournament will bring together nearly 70 chess players ...

Paris Saint-Germain sign Italian goalkeeper Donnarumma

15.07.2021 [13:54]
Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) signed Italian goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma on a free transfer Wednesday, according to Anadolu Agency. PSG said on Twitter that Donnarumma sealed a five-year contract ...

Novak Djokovic wins sixth Wimbledon title

12.07.2021 [15:12]
Novak Djokovic won the Wimbledon men’s singles championship on Sunday, defeating Matteo Berrettini of Italy, according to The New York Times. The 6-7(4) 6-4, 6-4, 6-3 victory gave Djokovic, the world’s top-ranked tennis player ...

Italy defeat England on penalties to win EURO 2020

12.07.2021 [11:10]
Italy were crowned the winners of the EURO 2020 on Sunday after defeating England on penalties at London's iconic Wembley Stadium, according to Anadolu Agency. England made a great start to the match with an early goal by Luke Shaw from six yards ...

Ashleigh Barty wins Wimbledon women's singles title

11.07.2021 [14:11]
Ashleigh Barty won her first Wimbledon title by defeating Czech player Karolina Pliskova on Saturday. The Australian player beat Pliskova with 6-3, 6-7, and 6-3. World No.1 won her maiden Wimbledon title and ...

Argentina win Copa America

11.07.2021 [12:10]
Argentina beat Brazil 1-0 at Maracana Stadium in Brazil on Sunday to become the Copa America champion, according to Anadolu Agency. The first few minutes of the match Brazil came close ...

Top seed Djokovic to face Berrettini in 2021 Wimbledon final

10.07.2021 [18:07]
World no. 1 in tennis Novak Djokovic will take on Matteo Berrettini in the 2021 Wimbledon men’s singles final on Sunday, according to Anadolu Agency. Serbian superstar Djokovic eliminated his Canadian opponent Denis Shapovalov with the sets ...

Olympic Torch relay reaches Tokyo but amid COVID-19 restrictions lacks usual fanfare

09.07.2021 [18:23]
The Tokyo segment of the Olympic torch relay started this morning with a small ceremony, a day after organisers decided to stage the games without spectators, according to ABC News. Two weeks before the Olympics is due to ...

Björn Kuipers to referee UEFA EURO 2020 final

09.07.2021 [16:01]
The UEFA Referees Committee has announced that Björn Kuipers from the Netherlands will referee the UEFA EURO 2020 final between Italy and England, which will be played on Sunday 11 July at 20:00 local time (21:00 CET) at Wembley Stadium in London, according to the official website of the organization ...

Azerbaijani boxer into semifinal of European Championships

09.07.2021 [15:00]
Azerbaijani boxer Mahammadali Gasimzada (54kg) has progressed to the semifinal of the EUBC Junior European Championships 2021 in Tbilisi, Georgia. Gasimzade will next face Romanian Daniel Girleanu ...

Paris Saint-Germain sign Sergio Ramos

08.07.2021 [18:12]
World Cup winning Spanish defender Sergio Ramos has joined Paris Saint-Germain (PSG), the French football club announced on Thursday, according to Anadolu Agency. In a statement, PSG said that Ramos, 35, inked ...

England beat Denmark 2-1 to face Italy in Euro 2020 final

08.07.2021 [10:47]
England defeated Denmark 2-1 on Wednesday to face Italy in the Euro 2020 final, according to Anadolu Agency. Danish winger Mikkel Damsgaard broke the deadlock in the 30th minute with a stunning free-kick goal at London's Wembley Stadium ...

Three more Azerbaijani boxers reach European Championships quarterfinal

07.07.2021 [17:51]
Three Azerbaijani boxers Farhad Sheydayev (63kg), Ziya Hasanov (66kg) and Eldar Asadli (+80kg) have progressed to the quarterfinal of the EUBC Junior European Championships in Tbilisi, Georgia. Sheydayev will next face Israeli Adham Kayouf, while Hasanov will take on Georgian Mehman Namazov ...

Italy advance to Euro 2020 final after beating Spain 4-2 on penalties

07.07.2021 [10:20]
Italy reached the Euro 2020 final after beating Spain in a penalty shootout Tuesday, according to Anadolu Agency. Fans at London’s Wembley Stadium witnessed a tight match in the first half with both sides having just a few attempts on goal ...