Azerbaijani fighters to compete at Karate1 Premier League - Paris 2020

22.01.2020 [14:06]
Azerbaijani fighters will contest medals at the Karate1 Premier League – Paris 2020 to be held in the capital of France on January 24-26. ...

Minsk might host maiden UEC Super Cycling European Championships in 2021

21.01.2020 [18:47]
The first edition of the UEC Super Cycling European Championships might be held in Minsk in 2021. The agreement of intent was signed by President of the European Cycling Union (UEC) Rocco Cattaneo and Chairwoman of the Belarusian Cycling Federation Natalia Tsilinskaya in the Marriott Hotel in Minsk ...

Azerbaijan to take on Liechtenstein in friendly

21.01.2020 [17:10]
The Azerbaijan national football team will face Liechtenstein in a friendly as part of their training camp in Malta. The match will be held at 19:00 Baku time on March 26. Azerbaijan will also clash with Malta at 21:00 Baku ...

Three Azerbaijani chess players to contest medals at GibChess2020

21.01.2020 [15:44]
Three Azerbaijani players will vie for medals at the Gibraltar International Chess Festival on January 21-31. Azerbaijan`s hopes will be pinned on Shahriyar Mammadyarov, Vasif Durarbayli and female chess player Gunay Mammadzade. A ten-round Open tournament, featuring super-elite and highly rated professionals in action ...

Azerbaijani karate fighters win 10 medals at Grand Prix Croatia 2020

20.01.2020 [13:37]
Young Azerbaijani karate fighters have brought home a clutch of 10 medals, including a gold from the 29th Grand Prix Croatia held in the city of Samobor. The gold medal came from Murad Hajizade in the +84kg weight category ...

Azerbaijani judokas to contest medals at Sofia European Open 2020

18.01.2020 [15:48]
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 15 judo fighters. ...

Saudi Arabia unveils plans for F1 race in 2023

18.01.2020 [15:48]
Saudi Arabia has unveiled plans for a purpose-built circuit in a new entertainment and business development outside of the capital city, Riyadh, according to Motorsport Week. The Qiddiyah circuit has been designed by ex-Formula 1 driver Alex Wurz and it's hoped it will be completed in time to host an ...

W Series joins F1 support bill for US and Mexico City Grands Prix

17.01.2020 [17:06]
There’ll be a new racing series on the support bill at the United States and Mexico City Grands Prix after F1 confirmed W Series, the single-seater championship for female drivers, will be part of the schedule, according to the official website of F1. ...

Azerbaijani Greco-Roman wrestlers to compete at Grand Prix de France

17.01.2020 [15:24]
Azerbaijani Greco-Roman wrestlers will contest medals at Grand Prix de France Henri Deglane in the city of Nice on January 18-19. Azerbaijan`s hopes will be pinned on 11 wrestlers. ...

Judge orders Rio 2016 Olympic Games venues shut on security grounds

16.01.2020 [19:08]
A Brazilian court on Wednesday ordered that the 2016 Rio Olympic Games facilities be closed to the public over safety concerns, AFP reports. The Rio Games -- the first to be held in South America -- were heavily criticized for their extreme costs ...

Azerbaijani karate fighters to compete at Grand Prix Croatia 2020

16.01.2020 [14:07]
Azerbaijani karate fighters will contest medals at the 29th Grand Prix Croatia to be held in Samobor on January 17-19. The tournament will feature 2047 karate fighters from 24 countries, including 32 from Azerbaijan. ...

PricewaterhouseCoopers study reveals $506.3million benefit to Baku since arrival of F1 in Azerbaijan

15.01.2020 [20:50]
Baku City Circuit (BCC) today released the results of its second study into the economic impact that hosting the annual F1 race weekend in the Azerbaijani capital has had on the city since 2016, with the total figure for the past 4 years coming in at US$506.3m ...

Roy Nissany becomes Israel’s first Formula One driver

15.01.2020 [20:45]
Israeli professional sports car driver Roy Nissany will become the official test driver for the UK-based Williams Group, making him Israel’s first Formula One driver, according to TPS. Nissany, 25, who began his journey in motor racing when he was 14, comes to Formula One following ...

Azerbaijani referee to control Allianz Powervolley Milano vs Mladost Ribola Kastela match in CEV Challenge Cup

15.01.2020 [19:53]
Azerbaijani referee Zaur Hajiyev will be in charge of a return match between Italian Allianz Powervolley Milano and Croatian Mladost Ribola Kastela in the 8th Finals of CEV Volleyball Challenge Cup 2020 – Men. Hajiyev will be assisted by Spanish Antonio Fernando Correa Benitez ...

Two-stroke engines and eco-fuel: F1 aims to be greener than Formula E

14.01.2020 [19:55]
Formula 1 is looking to introduce two-stroke engines that run on eco-fuel by the middle of the decade, as it develops plans to become carbon neutral, according to Motor Sport Magazine. The proposal is said to make the sport greener than electric racing series ...