Azerbaijani female fencer to compete at Designated Junior World Cup in Germany

31.01.2020 [16:48]
Azerbaijani fencer Aysel Ahadova will vie for medals at the 2020 Designated Junior World Cup to be held in Dormagen, Germany, on February 1. The tournament will bring together 291 athletes from 27 countries ...

AZERTAC receives Zirve Awards in “Media Agency of the Year” category

31.01.2020 [15:51]
The Azerbaijan State News Agency (AZERTAC) has been honored with "Zirve Awards" in the nomination "Media Agency of the Year" at the presentation of the traditional “Zirve Awards” by “Zirve” International Sport Clubs. The event was attended by notable Azerbaijani sports figures, as well as world, European and Olympic ...

FIA monitoring coronavirus situation ahead of Formula 1 and Formula E races in China

31.01.2020 [15:41]
The Sanya ePrix and Chinese Grand Prix are at risk of being cancelled as the coronavirus outbreak grows in China, according to Motor Sport Magazine. The FIA said that “any action required” would be taken to protect the safety of the community and public against ...

Azerbaijani judokas to vie for medals at Fuengirola Cadet European Cup 2020

30.01.2020 [14:41]
Azerbaijani judokas will test their strength at Fuengirola Cadet European Cup 2020 to be held in Spain on February 15-16. Azerbaijan`s hopes will be pinned on 25 judo fighters. ...

Azerbaijan to face Croatia in Futsal World Cup elite round

29.01.2020 [17:48]
Azerbaijan will today clash with Croatia in their opening game of the FIFA Futsal World Cup elite round. The match will be held at the Gradski Vrt Hall in the city of Osijek at 23:00 Baku time ...

Coronavirus forces ITF to move Fed Cup from China

29.01.2020 [14:44]
After Olympic qualifying boxing competition, the coronavirus has also compelled the International Tennis Federation to move Fed Cup out of China, according to InsideSport. The International Tennis Federation (ITF) shifted the Fed Cup games from virus-hit China to Kazakhstan ...

Azerbaijani Huseynov ranks 2nd at Fujairah Endurance Chess Blitz Championship

28.01.2020 [16:22]
Azerbaijani Gadir Huseynov has finished second at the 3rd Fujairah Endurance Chess Blitz Championship held in the UAE. Huseynov secured 6.5 points after nine rounds. Polish Piorun Kacper won the tournament, while Russian ...

Rovnag Abdullayev re-elected as AFFA president VIDEO

28.01.2020 [14:59]
Rovnag Abdullayev has been re-elected as the president of the Association of Football Federations of Azerbaijan (AFFA). He has been the president of the federation since 2008. AFFA presidential elections are held every 4 years ...

Azerbaijani judokas to contest medals at Sofia European Open 2020

27.01.2020 [15:44]
Azerbaijani judokas will test their strength at Sofia European Open 2020 to be held in Bulgaria on February 1-2. Azerbaijan`s hopes will be pinned on 13 judo fighters. The tournament will feature more than 200 judokas from 33 countries. ...

Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant dies at 41 in helicopter crash VIDEO

27.01.2020 [15:23]
Kobe Bryant, one of the greatest basketball players of all time and an internationally recognizable NBA superstar, died in a helicopter crash Sunday outside Los Angeles. He was 41 years old. Bryant was flying with his 13-year-old daughter Gianna and seven other people when ...

Azerbaijani female fighter takes gold at Karate1 Premier League in Paris

27.01.2020 [14:39]
Azerbaijan`s Irina Zaretska has claimed a gold medal at the Karate1 Premier League - Paris 2020 after beating Egyptian Feryal Abdelaziz in the women`s 68kg final. Another Azerbaijani karate fighter Rafiz Hasanov won bronze in the men`s 67kg weight class ...

Valencia beat Barcelona 2-0

26.01.2020 [13:17]
Quique Setien suffered his first defeat as Barcelona boss as Valencia secured a 2-0 win at Mestalla to preserve their unbeaten home record in La Liga this season, according to Sky Sports. Marc-Andre Ter Stegen produced a string of top saves to keep Barcelona ...

Fenerbahce beat Basaksehir, rise in standings

26.01.2020 [12:29]
Turkey's Fenerbahce earned a 2-0 home win against Medipol Basaksehir in Super Lig on Saturday -- a key victory carrying the Yellow Canaries to second position in division standings, Anadolu Agency reports. Germany’s Max Kruse broke the deadlock in the 72 minute, scoring the opener for ...

Azerbaijani U19 footballers to face North Macedonia in friendly

25.01.2020 [17:24]
The Azerbaijan national under-19 football team will today clash with North Macedonia in a friendly as part of their training camp in Antalya, Turkey. The match will be held at 18:00 Baku time ...

F1 community to stage auction to help Australian bushfire victims

24.01.2020 [18:45]
As fires continue to devastate a large part of Australia, the Formula 1 community has decided to create an F1 Auction, with the money raised going to help those affected in the worst hit areas, according to the official website of Formula1. Formula 1 has joined forces with others from around the world and ...

Azerbaijani fencer to compete at Qatar Grand Prix

24.01.2020 [16:06]
Azerbaijani fencer Kenan Aliyev will test his strength at the 2020 Qatar Grand Prix to be held in Doha on January 24-26. The Grand Prix will bring together 219 fencers from 48 countries ...

Olympic officials urged to get vaccinated

23.01.2020 [18:41]
A medical academic society is calling on officials and volunteers to get vaccinated ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics to curb the spread of infections during the events, according to NHK WORLD-JAPAN. The Japanese Association for Infectious Diseases is set to announce ...