Nearly 345 media representatives to cover 15th European Youth Olympic Festival in Baku

20.07.2019 [22:33]
Nearly 345 media representatives will cover the 15th European Youth Olympic Festival to be held in Baku on July 21-27. About 3,900 athletes from 48 countries will contest 135 sets of medals ...

Azerbaijan`s Mammadyarov into Grand Prix 2019 final

20.07.2019 [22:24]
Azerbaijani GM Shahriyar Mammadyarov has progressed to the final of the FIDE Grand Prix 2019 in Riga, Latvia. He qualified after beating Wesley So of the United States in the semifinal. 2019 FIDE Grand Prix series consists of four knockout tournaments, each with ...

EOC President: Baku is completely ready to host 15th Summer European Youth Olympic Festival

20.07.2019 [20:36]
Baku is completely ready to host 15th Summer European Youth Olympic Festival and I am very glad that we are in Baku again for this event, said President of the European Olympic Committees (EOC) Janez Kocijančič. Janez Kocijančič mentioned that the city does not only have the necessary infrastructure for hosting ...

Azerbaijan announces rewards for local winning athletes and their coaches at 30th World Summer Universiade

20.07.2019 [14:47]
President Ilham Aliyev has signed an Order to institute rewards for Azerbaijan`s winning athletes and their coaches at the 30th World Summer Universiade which was held in Naples, Italy. Under the Presidential Order, the amount of rewards ...

Azerbaijani Paralympic powerlifter qualifies for Tokyo 2020

20.07.2019 [11:41]
Azerbaijani powerlifter Elshan Huseynov has booked a spot at the 2020 Summer Paralympic Games to be held in Tokyo. He qualified after lifting 217kg in the 107kg weight category. ...

Baku to host FIG Rhythmic Gymnastics World Championships again after 14 years

20.07.2019 [10:22]
The FIG Rhythmic Gymnastics World Championships are returning to Baku after 14 years. Elegant gymnasts will test their strength at National Gymnastics Arena in the course of 7 days from September ...

Judoka Talibov named Team Azerbaijan`s flagbearer at Baku 2019 European Youth Olympic Festival

20.07.2019 [09:14]
The Executive Board of Baku 2019 European Youth Olympic Festival has named Vugar Talibov, 15, as the flagbearer of the Azerbaijani national team. Judoka Talibov will wave Azerbaijani flag at the opening ceremony of the Olympic Festival in Baku Crystal Hall ...

Formula 1 keeps Melbourne on calendar until 2025

19.07.2019 [13:45]
Formula 1 has announced that Melbourne shall remain the home of the Australian Grand Prix until 2025, extending the venue's original contract by two years, according to the f1 website. The coastal capital of the southeastern state of Victoria has been ...

Azerbaijani jiu jitsu fighters claim 7 medals at world championship

19.07.2019 [10:22]
Azerbaijani fighters have won a clutch of seven medals, including two golds at Jiu Jitsu World Open Championship 2019 in Moscow, Russia. Fakhraddin Huseynov and Vusal Eynullayev bagged gold medals ...

Rize to host Black and Caspian Sea Countries Karate Championships 2019

19.07.2019 [09:13]
The Black and Caspian Sea Countries Karate Championship will be held in Rize, Black Sea city of Turkey, in August. The championships will feature children, cadet, junior, senior and veteran categories. Karate fighters from member countries of the World Karate Federation, including Azerbaijan ...

Shahriyar Mammadyarov into Grand Prix 2019 semifinal

18.07.2019 [09:43]
Azerbaijani grandmaster Shahriyar Mammadyarov has advanced to the semifinal of the FIDE Grand Prix 2019 in Riga. He qualified after defeating Poland`s Jan-Krzysztof Duda in tie-breaks ...

Qarabag pass through Partizani into UEFA Champions League 2nd qualifying round

17.07.2019 [23:54]
Azerbaijani Qarabag have defeated Albanian Partizani 2-0 in Baku to advance to the 2nd qualifying round of the UEFA Champions League. Filip Ozobic scored Qarabag`s fist goal in the 51st minute, with Dani Quintana sealed the victory with the last-gasp finish ...

Azerbaijan`s Orujov retains world judo rankings domination

17.07.2019 [14:49]
Azerbaijan` Rustam Orujov remains at the top of the International Judo Federation`s rankings in the men`s 73kg weight category. Other Azerbaijani judoka Hidayat Heydarov ranks 6th in this division ...

Azerbaijani para taekwondo team vie for medals at 5th Asian Championships

17.07.2019 [12:48]
Azerbaijan`s national team is competing in the 5th Asian Para Open Taekwondo Championships in Amman, Jordan. Azerbaijan`s hopes are pinned on 6 fighters ...

Azerbaijan to pin hopes on 122 athletes at European Youth Olympics Festival

16.07.2019 [18:12]
A total of 122 Azerbaijani athletes will vie for medals at the European Youth Olympics Festival to be held in Baku from July 21-27, director of Sports department of Azerbaijan`s National Olympic Committee ...