Messi hat-trick helps Barca to 4-1 win over Celta

10.11.2019 [11:20]
Lionel Messi scored a hat-trick, including two sublime free-kicks, as champions Barcelona returned to winning ways against Celta Vigo in La Liga. Messi opened the scoring from the penalty spot ...

Azerbaijani athlete qualifies for Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games

10.11.2019 [00:43]
Azerbaijan`s Samir Nabiyev has booked a spot in the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games after ranking 4th in the men's shot put F57 event in the World Para Athletics Championships in Dubai, the UAE. He is the sixth Azerbaijani para athlete to qualify for the Tokyo Games ...

Azerbaijani karate team top medal table at European Wado-Kai Cup

09.11.2019 [16:00]
Azerbaijani karate fighters have bagged a clutch of six medals to win the 47th European Wado-Kai Cup 2019 held in Monor, Hungary. Azerbaijan`s medal haul included two gold, three silver and a bronze medal ...

Azerbaijani fighters to compete at 44th Arnold Battle of Columbus Martial Arts World Games 2020

09.11.2019 [11:55]
Azerbaijani pencak silat fighters will vie for medals at the 44th Arnold Battle of Columbus Martial Arts World Games 2020 to be held in the US next March. This years Arnold Battle for Columbus will feature pencak silat sanctioned as a national qualifier by the United States Sport Silat ...

Azerbaijani female judokas to vie for medals at Yaounde African Open 2019

08.11.2019 [12:16]
Azerbaijani female judokas will test their strength at Yaounde African Open 2019 to be held in Cameroon on November 9-10. Azerbaijan`s hopes will be pinned on five judokas. The tournament will bring together 160 judo fighters from 29 countries ...

IOC pledges $10 million to anti-doping fight

06.11.2019 [18:27]
The International Olympic Committee has pledged $10 million to fight doping in sports, part of which would go toward storing samples from pre-Olympics testing for 10 years, according to AP. IOC president Thomas Bach made the pledge during his speech ...

Azerbaijani karate fighters bring home ten medals from Iran

06.11.2019 [15:20]
Azerbaijani karate fighters have brought home ten medals, including two golds from the Golestan Cup 2019 held in Iran. Tural Alakbarli (67kg) and Umid Asgarov (30kg) clinched golds, while Nijat Karimli (57kg), Nihat Karimzade (55kg), Isfandiyar ...

Azerbaijan win FIDE World Youth U-16 Chess Olympiad

05.11.2019 [18:56]
Azerbaijani players have become the winners of the FIDE World Youth Under-16 Chess Olympiad held in Corum, Turkey after defeating China in the last round of the tournament. Azerbaijani chess players scored 16 points ...

Azerbaijani gymnasts take four gold medals at Happy Cup 2019

05.11.2019 [16:41]
Junior Azerbaijani gymnasts have grabbed four gold medals at the Happy Cup 2019 - International Tournament in Rhythmic Gymnastics held in Ghent, Belgium. Govhar Ibrahimova bagged two golds for Azerbaijan ...

Teymur Rajabov to compete at Hamburg Grand Prix

05.11.2019 [15:36]
Azerbaijani grandmaster Teymur Rajabov will compete at the third leg of the FIDE Grand Prix series to be held in Hamburg, Germany, from November 5-17. The four-tournament series, which is running throughout the ...

Austrian referees to control APOEL vs Qarabag match in UEFA Europa League

04.11.2019 [19:12]
Austrian referee Manuel Schuettengruber will referee a game between Cypriot APOEL FC and Azerbaijan`s Qarabag in the Matchday 4 of the UEFA Europa League group stage. Schuettengruber will be assisted by his fellow countrymen Roland Brandner ...

Junior Azerbaijani freestyle wrestlers take five medals in Dagestan

04.11.2019 [13:44]
Junior Azerbaijani freestyle wrestlers have grabbed five medals at an international tournament held in Khasavyurt, Dagestan. Ramik Heybatov (55kg), Sabir Jafarov (65kg) and Jabrayil Hajiyev (71kg) captured silver medals, while Rashid Sadikhhajiyev ...

Junior Azerbaijani duo win gold medal at European Acrobatics Championships

04.11.2019 [12:11]
Junior Azerbaijani pair Murad Rafiyev and Daniel Abbasov have claimed a gold medal at the 29th European Acrobatics Championships in Holon, Israel. They secured the medal in the men`s pair dynamic event. ...

Azerbaijani weightlifter wins silver at IWF Alexander Cup

04.11.2019 [11:54]
Azerbaijan`s Nailkhan Nabiyev (96g) has bagged a silver medal at the IWF Alexander Cup in Grodno, Belarus. He sealed the medal after lifting a total of 326kg (145kg+181kg). ...

Liverpool and City grab late wins

03.11.2019 [15:18]
In echoes of last season's epic Premier League title race, Liverpool and Manchester City matched each other stride for stride to eke out 2-1 victories on Saturday when both had looked set for shock defeats. They both trailed 1-0 at halftime but Sergio Aguero's 70th-minute equaliser and ...

Real Madrid blow chance to go top after frustrating draw with Betis

03.11.2019 [11:57]
Real Madrid passed up the chance to go clear at the top of La Liga after slip-ups from title rivals Barcelona and Atletico Madrid, when they could only draw 0-0 at home to struggling Real Betis on a difficult Saturday for Spain's top three sides, according to ...

Young Azerbaijani judoka clinches European silver

03.11.2019 [11:26]
Young Azerbaijani judoka Nurlan Osmanov has grabbed a silver medal at the U23 European Championships in Izhevsk, Russia. He secured the medal after losing to Russian Murad Chopanov in the 66kg final ...

Azerbaijan women`s chess team beat Armenia to claim European bronze

02.11.2019 [19:15]
The Azerbaijan national women’s team have taken a bronze medal at the European Team Chess Championships 2019 in Batumi, Georgia after defeating Armenia 2.5-1.5 in the last round of the tournament. Russia won the tournament, while Georgia ranked second. ...

2020 Olympic marathons’ move to Sapporo set

01.11.2019 [16:45]
The Tokyo metropolitan government Friday accepted a proposal to move the 2020 Summer Olympics’ marathon and race walk events to Sapporo from the capital to avoid summer heat, according to Jiji Press. The development led to a final decision on the venue change at a meeting in Tokyo of the International Olympic Committee ...