Azerbaijan’s Zaretska crowned European champion
Azerbaijani karate fighter Irina Zaretska has won the 2021 56th EKF European Senior Championships in Porec, Croatia. She secured the gold medal after defeating Vicky Panetsidou of Greece in the women’s 68kg final ...
Juventus beat Atalanta 2-1 to win Italian Cup final
Gianluigi Buffon lifted the last trophy of his glittering Juventus career after his team beat Atalanta 2-1 in the Italian Cup on Wednesday to put some shine on a disappointing season, according to AP ...
IOC’s Bach to arrive in Japan 11 days before games opening ceremony
International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach will arrive in Japan for the Tokyo Games on July 12, 11 days before the opening ceremony, according to Kyodo news. Bach had planned to visit the country ...
IOC says ready to send medical staff to Tokyo Olympics
International Olympic Committee chief Thomas Bach said Wednesday his organization is prepared to send medical staff to the Tokyo Olympics as part of efforts to deal with the coronavirus pandemic, according to Kyodo news ...
Besiktas capture Turkish Cup in 2-0 win over Antalyaspor
Besiktas shutout Fraport TAV Antalyaspor 2-0 in the Ziraat Turkish Cup final on Tuesday to complete a domestic double in the 2020-2021 season, according to Anadolu Agency ...
Downscaled Olympic torch relay held in Hiroshima amid COVID surge
The Tokyo Olympic torch relay began its segment in Hiroshima on Monday, but the event was downscaled with torchbearers passing on the flame at a park without spectators in the prefecture, which is under an emergency over surging coronavirus infections ...
Championship knot in La Liga to be solved in final fixture
Atletico Madrid and Real Madrid are battling for the 2021 Spanish La Liga title as the victorious club will be revealed in the final fixture on Sunday, May 23, according to Anadolu Agency ...
Azerbaijani judokas to vie for world medals in Hungary
Azerbaijani judokas will contest medals at the World Championships to be held in Budapest, Hungary from June 6-13. Azerbaijan`s hopes will be pinned on 13 judokas ...
Robert Lewandowski levels Gerd Müller's 40-goal single-season record
Robert Lewandowski netted his 40th Bundesliga goal of the campaign on Saturday to equal fellow Bayern Munich legend Gerd Müller's single-season record from 1971/72, according to the official Bundesliga website ...
Azerbaijani freestyle wrestlers to contest medals at U23 European Championships
Azerbaijani freestyle wrestlers will compete in the U23 European Championships to be held in Skopje, North Macedonia from May 17-23. Azerbaijan`s hopes will be pinned on eight wrestlers ...
Leicester City win FA Cup for 1st time
Leicester City won the FA Cup on Saturday for the first time in club history, according to Anadolu Agency. The Foxes added the 2021 FA Cup to their trophy cabinet with a 1-0 victory against Chelsea in the final at Wembley Stadium, London ...
Besiktas win 2021 Turkish Super Lig title
Besiktas have become the 2021 Turkish Super Lig champions on Saturday, according to Anadolu Agency. Black Eagles beat Goztepe 2-1 in the away match to be crowned as the 2020/2021 season winners ...
Petition against Tokyo Olympics with 350,000 signatures submitted to organisers
A petition calling for the cancellation of the Tokyo Olympics which garnered 350,000 signatures in nine days was submitted to organisers on Friday, reflecting growing public opposition to the event as a fourth wave of COVID-19 infections sweeps Japan, according to ...
Manchester City win Premier League title with 3 games remaining
Manchester City on Tuesday was crowned 2020-21 English Premier League champions with three games remaining, according to Anadolu Agency. Leicester City defeated second-place Manchester United 2-1 at Old Trafford Stadium to seal City's seventh top-flight title ...
IOC chief Bach's mid-May Japan visit "very difficult": Tokyo Olympic head
International Olympic Committee chief Thomas Bach's planned visit to Japan in mid-May will be "very difficult" amid a resurgence of COVID-19 infections in the country, the head of the Japanese organizing body of the Summer Games said Friday, according to Kyodo news ...
Nadal, Osaka named Laureus sportsman and sportswoman of the year
Tennis players Rafael Nadal and Naomi Osaka were named world sportsman and sportswoman of the year by the Laureus World Sports Academy on Thursday, with Bayern Munich granted the world team of the year award, according to ...
Manchester United to face Villarreal in UEFA Europa League final
Manchester United will face Villarreal in the UEFA Europa League final in Poland on May 26, according to Anadolu Agency. The Red Devils reached the final with an 8-5 win on aggregate after a 3-2 loss Thursday to Roma at the Stadio Olimpico in the semifinal second leg match ...
Man Utd vs Liverpool match moved to May 13 after postponement due to fan protests at Old Trafford
Manchester United have confirmed their match against Liverpool, originally scheduled for Sunday, has been rearranged for May 13, according to Goal.com. The match was postponed after angry fans stormed Old Trafford ...
Manchester City, Chelsea to square off in Champions League final in Istanbul
Chelsea will meet Manchester City in the UEFA Champions League final after a 3-1 win on aggregate over Real Madrid on Wednesday, according to Anadolu Agency. Goals from Timo Werner and Mason Mount secured a 2-0 victory for the hosts to eliminate 13-time ...