• Ukrainian football club Shakhtar Donetsk beat Real Madrid 3-2 in a shocking loss for the Spanish powerhouse in a UEFA Champions League match Wednesday, according to Anadolu Agency. Shakhtar Donetsk went to Real Madrid without 10 players because ...
  • “Considering the tense security situation in the Nagorno-Karabakh region, the UEFA Executive Committee decided that UEFA club and national team competition matches will not take place in Azerbaijan and Armenia until further notice,” according to the official website of UEFA ...
  • Azerbaijani female wrestlers have taken two medals at the 2020 Kyiv Open Cup. The gold medal came from Tetiana Omelchenko in the 65kg weight category, while Alyona Kolesnik claimed bronze in the 57kg weight class ...
  • Azerbaijan`s football club Qarabag will face Villarreal (Spain), Maccabi Tel-Aviv (Israel) and Sivasspor (Turkey) in Group I after the 2020/21 UEFA Europa League group stage draw was made in Nyon. The group stage matches will be held on October 22, October 29, November 5, November 26, December 3 and on December 10 ...
  • The United World Wrestling bureau confirmed the addition of the Ziolkowski, Pytlasinski and Poland Open to the 2021 Ranking Series. The three tournaments will be hosted by Poland. The organization also clarified the points in determining seeds for the 2021 Olympic ...

West Ham boss Moyes, two players test positive for COVID-19

23.09.2020 [15:26]
West Ham United manager David Moyes and players Issa Diop and Josh Cullen have returned positive tests for COVID-19, the Premier League club said on Tuesday, according to Reuters ...

IOC president shows confidence in Tokyo Games

23.09.2020 [11:30]
The president of the International Olympic Committee has shown his confidence in holding the Tokyo Games even under coronavirus restrictions, according to NHK World-Japan. Thomas Bach posted a message titled "Olympism and Corona" II ...

Manchester City off to winning start with victory at Wolves

22.09.2020 [18:19]
Manchester City got their Premier League campaign off to a flying start with a 3-1 win at Wolverhampton Wanderers thanks to first-half goals by Kevin De Bruyne and Phil Foden plus a late Gabriel Jesus strike on Monday, according ...

Ivan Rakitic ends international career with Croatia

22.09.2020 [14:23]
Ivan Rakitic has decided to end his international career, Croatia’s soccer federation said Monday, according to AP. The 32-year-old Rakitic played 106 times for his country in a storied midfield partnership with Luka Modric that lasted for more than a decade ...

Fenerbahce fail to beat 9-man Hatayspor at home

22.09.2020 [10:20]
Fenerbahce were unable to defeat 9-man Atakas Hatayspor in Monday's Turkish Super Lig match as the game ended 0-0 in Istanbul's Ulker Stadium, according to Anadolu Agency. The home team of the match, Fenerbahce could have broken the deadlock in the 65th minute ...

Azerbaijani chess player wins European Online Championship gold

21.09.2020 [17:33]
12-year-old Azerbaijani player Jahandar Azadaliyev has won a gold medal at the European Online Youth Individual and Team Chess Championship. Azadaliyev earned 8 points after 9 rounds ...

Galatasaray beat reigning champions Basaksehir 2-0

21.09.2020 [11:52]
Galatasaray defeated reigning champions Medipol Basaksehir 2-0 to win their second consecutive game in the Turkish Super Lig on Sunday, according to Anadolu Agency. Radamel Falcao converted a penalty to give the Lions 1-0 lead in the 14th minute, and the first half ended ...

Real Madrid held to goalless draw at Sociedad

21.09.2020 [10:26]
David Silva made his Real Sociedad debut as Real Madrid started their La Liga title defence with a goalless draw at the Anoeta, according to Eurosport. Martin Odegaard was handed a place in Zinedine Zidane’s starting lineup having been recalled ...

Gokhan Tore returns to Besiktas

19.09.2020 [15:26]
Turkish right-winger Gokhan Tore has returned to Besiktas, the Istanbul football club announced on Friday, according to Anadolu Agency. Tore, 28, previously played for German ...

President Infantino uses virtual FIFA Congress platform to encourage football’s safe return

19.09.2020 [12:33]
FIFA President Gianni Infantino sent out a message of encouragement to all 211 of FIFA’s member associations (MAs) via videoconference as the FIFA Congress convened remotely for the first time ever, according ...

Gonzalo Higuain moves to Inter Miami

19.09.2020 [12:05]
US Major League Soccer (MLS) team Inter Miami snatched up Argentinian football star Gonzalo Higuain on Friday, Anadolu Agency reports. "My goal is to try to transmit all the experience ...

Lewis Baker moves to Trabzonspor on 1-year deal

19.09.2020 [10:54]
Turkish Super Lig club Trabzonspor signed Lewis Baker from the English Premier League side Chelsea on Friday, according to Anadolu Agency. The English midfielder inked a one-year ...

Young Azerbaijani chess players to vie for European medals

18.09.2020 [11:36]
Azerbaijani chess players will contest medals at the European Online Youth Individual and Team Chess Championship which kicks off today. Azerbaijan`s hopes are pinned on 24 players who will be in action in all age groups ...

Azerbaijan up in FIFA world rankings

18.09.2020 [08:39]
Football`s world governing body, FIFA, has released its latest rankings of national teams, in which Azerbaijan jumped 2 spots to rank 112th place with 1179 points.Belgium tops the rankings with 1773 points. France ranks second with 1744 points, followed by Brazil with 1712 points ...

Galatasaray advance to Europa League 3rd qualifying round

17.09.2020 [21:54]
Galatasaray moved to the Europa League third qualifying round after beating Azerbaijani side Neftchi 3-1 in a second-round game on Thursday, according to Anadolu Agency. Mbaye Diagne (2) and Christian Luyindama's goals brought the victory to the Turkish side at the Baku Olympic Stadium ...

Turkish GP sold 40,000 tickets within six hours of sale

17.09.2020 [16:32]
Organisers of the Turkish Grand Prix have announced that they sold over 40,000 tickets in just six hours after tickets for the return of Formula 1 to Istanbul were put on sale, according to motosport. After a nine-year absence, Turkey will return to the F1 calendar on 15th November at Istanbul Park ...

Six Azerbaijani chess players to compete at European Online Youth Championship

17.09.2020 [11:16]
Azerbaijani players will contest medals in the European Online Youth Individual and Team Chess Championship to be held on September 18-20. Azerbaijan`s hopes will be pinned on six chess players ...

Robert Lewandowski is FC Bayern’s 2019/2020 Player of the Season Award

17.09.2020 [10:46]
The German record champions' fans showed their admiration for this outstanding performance and named the exceptional Polish striker their FC Bayern Player of the Season 2019/20, according to the official website of the club. 51% of the votes cast were in favour of Lewandowski ...