Azerbaijani boxers to battle for medals at Istanbul tournament

13.01.2020 [14:58]
Azerbaijani boxers will contest medals at the traditional international tournament in memory of Ahmed Jomert in Istanbul. Azerbaijan`s hopes will be pinned on four boxers. The tournament will bring together 160 boxers from ...

Real win Super Cup with help from cynical saviour Valverde

13.01.2020 [14:37]
Real Madrid were crowned winners of the first edition of the revamped Spanish Super Cup in Saudi Arabia on Sunday, beating city rivals Atletico Madrid 4-1 in a penalty shootout following a goalless draw after extra time in a tense final, according to ...

Azerbaijan’s Zaretska claims silver at Karate 1-Series A Santiago

13.01.2020 [10:42]
Azerbaijani fighter Irina Zaretska has won silver at the Karate 1-Series A Santiago in the capital of Chile. She secured the medal after losing to Italian Silvia Semeraro in the women’s 68kg final ...

IOC awards Olympic Cup to UNHCR

12.01.2020 [15:35]
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) today awarded the Olympic Cup 2019 to UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, according to the Olympic news. The award ceremony took place at the beginning of the IOC Session that is meeting today in Lausanne during the Youth Olympic ...

FIFA President Gianni Infantino elected to International Olympic Committee

11.01.2020 [20:59]
FIFA President Gianni Infantino has joined the International Olympic Committee (IOC) after being elected during the 135th IOC Session, which took place in Lausanne earlier today, according to the official website of FIFA. ...

Azerbaijan’s Zaretska competes at Karate 1-Series A Santiago

11.01.2020 [13:04]
Azerbaijani fighter Irina Zaretska is vying for medals at the Karate 1-Series A Santiago in the capital of Chile. She is in action in the women’s kumite 68kg category ...

International Olympic Committee: 289 boxers to compete at 2020 Olympics in Tokyo

11.01.2020 [11:50]
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced on Friday the final number of male and female boxers allowed to take part in the 2020 Summer Olympic Games, according to TASS. The organization of the boxing tournament in Tokyo is managed ...

Tottenham striker Harry Kane out until April with hamstring injury

10.01.2020 [19:15]
Tottenham have confirmed Harry Kane will be sidelined until April and will undergo surgery to repair a ruptured tendon in his left hamstring, according to Sky Sports. "Following ongoing assessment by our medical staff over the past ...

Azerbaijani delegation attends Lausanne 2020 opening ceremony

10.01.2020 [18:03]
An Azerbaijani delegation has attended an opening ceremony of the 3rd Winter Youth Olympic Games (YOG) in the Swiss city of Lausanne. The Azerbaijani delegation includes Vice-President of the National Olympic Committee ...

2022 Youth Olympic Games dates and program finalized

10.01.2020 [15:24]
The 2022 Youth Olympic Games dates have been finalized with Dakar, Senegal, hosting the fourth edition of the event and a new twist on an historic sport. The event will be staged October 22—November 9, 2022, after receiving approval from the ...

Atletico Madrid beat Barcelona to set up Supercopa derby with Madrid

10.01.2020 [11:41]
Atletico Madrid battled back to beat Barcelona 3-2 in the semifinals of the Spanish Supercopa in Saudi Arabia on Thursday night in a wildly entertaining match that featured five second-half goals, according to ESPN. Both teams fielded full-strength sides for the chance to play Real Madrid ...

Tokyo Olympics: Athletes' village boasts accessibility, scenic view

09.01.2020 [19:15]
Details of the waterfront athletes' village for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games were revealed Thursday, with organizers emphasizing its accessibility and ease of use for para-athletes, according to Kyodo News ...

Azerbaijani wrestlers to vie for medals at Yasar Dogu tournament in Istanbul

09.01.2020 [14:39]
Azerbaijani wresters will test their strength at the 48th Yasar Dogu freestyle & women`s tournament to be held in Istanbul from January 10-12. Azerbaijan`s hopes will be pinned on 18 freestyle and 8 female wrestlers ...

Australian NBA Players commit $750,000 to bushfires in Australia

08.01.2020 [16:23]
In support for their country and the brave individuals standing on the frontlines of the bushfires in the region, nine Australian NBA Players have partnered with the National Basketball Players Association (NBPA) Foundation and the ...

Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s statue in Malmo completely destroyed

07.01.2020 [15:08]
A bronze statue of Zlatan Ibrahimovic in his native Malmo was demolished and completely destroyed, and the vandals who did this on Sunday put a Swedish national team scarf around his neck ...

Ronaldo scores hat trick as Juventus thrash Cagliari

07.01.2020 [14:21]
Cristiano Ronaldo scored a second-half hat-trick to lead Serie A champions Juventus to a 4-0 win at home to Cagliari on Monday, taking his tally to eight goals in his last five league games, according to ESPN. Inter Milan forward Romelu Lukaku scored twice, the first from a run ...

Luis Suarez named LaLiga Santander player of the month for December

06.01.2020 [19:57]
Barcelona striker Luis Suarez has been chosen as LaLiga Santander's Player of the Month for December, a prize that the league distributes after every month during the season, according to Marca. The 32-year-old rediscovered his best form prior to the winter break, playing a key role in Barcelona's ...

Azerbaijani karate fighters win 21 medals at International Bosphorus Cup

06.01.2020 [19:27]
Azerbaijani karate fighters have brought home 21 medals, including five golds from the International Bosphorus Cup held in Istanbul, Turkey. Azerbaijan ranked 2nd in the overall medal table of the tournament. ...

Azerbaijani judokas to contest medals at Tel Aviv Grand Prix 2020

06.01.2020 [16:25]
Azerbaijani judokas will test their strength at Tel Aviv Grand Prix 2020 in Israel, from January 23-25. Azerbaijan`s hopes will be pinned on 16 judokas. The tournament will bring together 671 judo fighters from 95 countries ...