Ski Mountaineering joins Youth Olympic Games in Lausanne 2020

28.12.2019 [19:10]
Ski mountaineering will be tested for the very first time as an Olympic discipline during the Lausanne 2020 Youth Olympics to be held in Lausanne, Switzerland on January 10-19. There will be three skimo events at Lausanne 2020 – individual ...

Bernard Arnault awaiting response after tabling €975m offer to buy AC Milan

28.12.2019 [13:50]
Louis Vuitton owner Bernard Arnault is awaiting a response from Elliott Management after making an offer to buy AC Milan, a report claims, according to Sempremilan Lawyer Antonello Martinez recently stated that he has a copy of a document which proves Arnault wants to buy Milan ...

Wolves rally as 10-man Manchester City's title hopes fade

28.12.2019 [10:21]
Ten-man Manchester City gave up a two-goal lead as they crashed to a 3-2 defeat by Wolverhampton Wanderers at Molineux on Friday to leave them 14 points adrift of Premier League leaders Liverpool, according to ESPN. City's Brazilian keeper Ederson was sent off in the 12th minute ...

Azerbaijani ju-jutsu fighters claim two gold medals in Kazakhstan

26.12.2019 [16:07]
Azerbaijani fighters have taken two gold medals at the Combat Ju-Jutsu International Tournament held in Almaty, Kazakhstan. The golds were clinched by Eyyub Akbarov and female fighter Esmira Mammadova ...

Moscow to host World Rapid & Blitz Championships

25.12.2019 [17:24]
The King Salman World Rapid & Blitz Championships will be held in Moscow, Russia on December 26-30. Azerbaijan`s hopes will be pinned on 11 chess players. The total prize fund for the championships amounts to USD 1,000,000 ...

Feyziyev bags gold for Azerbaijan at World Belt Wrestling Championship

24.12.2019 [20:48]
Azerbaijani Jamal Feyziyev (+100 kg) has won a gold medal at the World Belt Wrestling Championship held in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan. The championship brought together 200 athletes from 30 ...

Azerbaijan`s Vasif Durarbayli ranks 2nd at chess festival in Spain

23.12.2019 [15:18]
Azerbaijan`s Vasif Durarbayli has finished second with 8 points in an international chess festival held in Sitges, Spain. Ukrainian Anton Korobov claimed the title of the tournament. ...

Lazio beats Juventus 3-1 to win Italian Super Cup in Riyadh

23.12.2019 [13:20]
The Italian Cup winners led after 16 minutes through Luis Alberto's finish from Sergej Milinkovic-Savic's lay-off but Paulo Dybala levelled with a tap-in at the end of the first half. Senad Lulic volleyed Lazio back into the lead with 17 minutes to go ...

Azerbaijani freestyle wrestlers win five medals in Dagestan

23.12.2019 [10:09]
Azerbaijani freestyle wrestlers have grabbed five medals, including gold at Dagestan Open tournament. Davud Ibrahimov bagged gold for Azerbaijan in the 65kg weight class. Sagadulla Aghayev (86kg) claimed silver, while Shahin Muhktarov ...

Martial Arts President`s Cup kicks off in Baku

22.12.2019 [14:25]
The Martial Arts President`s Cup has started at Serhedchi Sport and Olympic Center in Baku. Organized by Association of Azerbaijan Martial Arts Federations, the cup involves more than 900 fighters from 11 countries ...

UEFA fines Turkey football body for military salute

21.12.2019 [13:33]
UEFA fined the Turkish Football Federation on Friday for performing military salute goal celebrations during the UEFA EURO 2020 qualifiers, according to the Anadolu Agency. "To fine the Turkish Football Federation €50,000 ...

Original Olympic Manifesto from 1892 sells for record $8.8 million at auction

20.12.2019 [18:41]
The manifesto for the original Olympics sold for a whopping $8.8 million at an auction on Wednesday in New York, according to CBS Sports. The historic artifact was expected to sell for between $700,000 and $1 million, but ended up in the hands of a bidder for over ...

Marshals’ recruitment campaign for Formula 1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix kicks off

20.12.2019 [14:55]
Baku Marshals Club, operating under the auspices of Baku City Circuit (BCC) has launched the Marshals’ recruitment campaign for the Formula 1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix to be held in Baku on June 05-07, 2020 ...

Hamilton still finds Schumacher comparisons 'surreal'

19.12.2019 [14:48]
Lewis Hamilton still finds it bizarre to have his name linked with F1's all-time statistical leader, Michael Schumacher, ahead of what could be a record-setting 2020, according to ESPN. Hamilton claimed the world title this year, his fifth in six years and sixth overall ...

Azerbaijani weightlifters to contest medals at Qatar 6th International Cup

19.12.2019 [14:36]
Azerbaijan`s national team will compete at the 6th Weightlifting International Cup to be held in Qatar from December 19 to 24. Azerbaijan`s hopes will be pinned on three weightlifters, including Nailkhan Nabiyev (96 kg) and Alish Nazarov (109 kg) in the men`s division, while Boyanka Kostova ...

German newspaper posts article by AZERTAC`s special correspondent

19.12.2019 [10:02]
German newspaper Südthüringen Kurier has published an article by AZERTAC`s special correspondent. The article highlights Azerbaijan`s readiness to welcome football fans as Baku will host three group matches and a quarter-final ...

Azerbaijani kickboxers grab seven medals at Kyiv tournament

18.12.2019 [15:26]
Azerbaijani kickboxers have brought home seven medals, including three golds from the international WAKO “Wizard - Open Ring 2019” tournament held in Kyiv, Ukraine. The gold medals came from Elmaddin Bakhshaliyev (67kg), Elshad Shahbazov ...