Azerbaijani taekwondo fighters to compete at Manchester 2022 World Grand-Prix

18.10.2022 [15:08]
Azerbaijani fighters will test their strength at the World Para Taekwondo and Taekwondo Grand-Prix to be held in Manchester, United Kingdom on October 20-23. Azerbaijan`s hopes will be pinned on five fighters ...

Formula 1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix garnered around 60 million total audience

18.10.2022 [14:41]
“Formula One Management” has released a report on the cumulative audience of the 2022 Formula 1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix. With the global audience of the F1 Baku race being close to 60 million, the number of viewers in many countries has increased significantly ...

Azerbaijani Greco-Roman wrestler into final of U23 World Championships

18.10.2022 [12:20]
Azerbaijani Greco-Roman wrestler Nihad Guluzade has progressed to the final of the U23 World Championships held in Pontevedra, Spain. He will face Iranian Poya Marz in the 55kg gold medal bout ...

Karim Benzema wins 2022 men’s Ballon d’Or

18.10.2022 [11:14]
France and Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema won the 2022 men’s Ballon d’Or on Monday, according to Anadolu Agency. Benzema, 34, took home the prestigious award after a scintillating 2021-22 season for both club and country ...

Ballon d'Or Feminin: Barcelona's Alexia Putellas becomes first woman to win award twice

18.10.2022 [11:05]
Barcelona midfielder Alexia Putellas has won the Ballon d'Or Feminin for a second successive year, becoming the first woman to win the award twice since it launched in 2018, according to ESPN. Putellas, 28, was named the best women's player in the world at the Monday gala in Paris ...

Karim Benzema in pole position to secure Ballon d'Or, Courtois and Gavi to claim Yashin and Kopa trophies

17.10.2022 [16:17]
Karim Benzema, Thibaut Courtois and Gavi are set to return from their trip to Paris with gold and, in the process, add some much-needed lustre to Spain's LaLiga Santander, according to MARCA. The Frenchman will win the Ballon d'Or, while his teammate Courtois is predicted to win the Yashin Trophy ...

Azerbaijani Greco-Roman wrestlers to battle for medals at U23 World Championships in Spain

17.10.2022 [15:49]
Four Azerbaijani Greco-Roman wrestlers will join today the U23 World Championships to be held in Pontevedra, Spain on October 17-23. Azerbaijan`s hopes will be pinned on Nihad Guluzada, Ziya Babashov, Lachin Valiyev and Sarkhan Mammadov ...

Qatar to host 2023 AFC Asian Cup

17.10.2022 [13:47]
The 2023 Asian Cup football tournament will be held in Qatar, the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) has announced after China withdrew earlier this year because of its “zero-COVID” policy, according to Aljazeera. The Asian Cup is held every four years. Qatar won the tournament’s last edition ...

Azerbaijani chess players make successful start to Romanian Grand Prix - Hunedoara 2022

17.10.2022 [12:22]
Azerbaijani chess players Misratdin Isgandarov and Ulvi Sadigov have claimed their first win scoring a point at the Romanian Grand Prix - Hunedoara 2022, held in Geoagiu Bai, Romania on October 16-23. The Swiss system tournament features nine rounds. The time control is 90 minutes for the first 40 moves followed ...

Azerbaijani taekwondo fighters bring home seven medals from the Netherlands

17.10.2022 [12:02]
Azerbaijani taekwondo fighters have claimed seven medals, including three golds at the Dutch Open Taekwondo Championships held in Eindhoven, the Netherlands on October 15-16. The gold medals came from Eltaj Gafarov, Taleh Suleymanov and female fighter ...

Azerbaijan`s Mammadyarov ranks 2nd at Aimchess Rapid preliminary stage

17.10.2022 [11:59]
Azerbaijani grandmaster Shahriyar Mammadyarov has ranked 2nd with 23 points at the preliminaries of the Aimchess Rapid tournament after twelve rounds of play. Mammadyarov collected two wins, one lost and a draw in Rounds 9-12 ...

Adil Akhundov to represent Azerbaijan at Red Bull Car Park Drift World Final in Saudi Arabia

17.10.2022 [11:25]
Sixteen local drifters on Sunday battled on the track during Azerbaijan’s first National Red Bull Car Park Drift Competition, with driver Adil Akhundov ultimately being crowned the country’s first-ever Red Bull Car Park Drift National Champion, who will represent Azerbaijan on the ...

Real Madrid beat Barcelona 3-1 to win El Clasico

17.10.2022 [10:20]
Real Madrid defeated Barcelona 3-1 to clinch El Clasico Sunday on matchday 9 of the Spanish La Liga, according to Anadolu Agency. Real Madrid's Karim Benzema scored with a close-range finish in the 12th minute at the Santiago Bernabeu in Madrid ...

Phil Foden extends Manchester City contract until 2027

16.10.2022 [17:00]
Phil Foden has penned a contract extension with Manchester City until 2027, the Premier League champions announced on Friday. “It’s hard to put into words how happy I am to have signed this contract. It’s a dream come true,” the 22-year-old English midfielder said. “I have been a City fan all my life. I’ve trained here for so many years and I’ve ...

Azerbaijani rowers bring home four silvers from Georgia

15.10.2022 [13:47]
Azerbaijani rowers have claimed four silver medals at the Open Rowing Championships held in Mtskheta, Georgia. The medals came from Jeyhun Valikhanov and Rufat Rahimov in the kayak single 200-m event, as well as Elmir Mammadov in the canoe single 200-m event ...

Azerbaijan`s Mammadyarov beats Carlsen in Aimchess Rapid R1

15.10.2022 [12:00]
Azerbaijani grandmaster Shahriyar Mammadyarov has defeated reigning world champion Norwegian Magnus Carlsen in Round 1 of the Aimchess Rapid, held on October 14-21 online on chess24. The same day, Mammadyarov lost to Polish Jan-Krzysztof Duda in Round 2 ...

Azerbaijani wrestlers to contest medals at U23 European Championships

15.10.2022 [11:38]
Azerbaijani wrestlers will test their strength at the U23 World Championships to be held in Spain's eastern coastal city of Pontevedra on October 17-23. Azerbaijan`s hopes will be pinned on six Greco-Roman, seven freestyle and six female wrestlers ...

Laporta: The confidence in Xavi is intact

14.10.2022 [20:42]
Joan Laporta has placed his confidence in Xavi Hernandez despite Barcelona's 3-3 home draw against Inter and their possible elimination from the Champions League, according to MARCA. The Barcelona president stressed that the team's priority is to win LaLiga Santander ...