Flamengo overcome River Plate 2-1 to win Copa Libertadores

24.11.2019 [11:14]
Flamengo won the Copa Libertadores for the first time in 38 years as they beat defending champions River Plate 2-1 with two last-gasp goals from Gabriel Barbosa on Saturday, AFP reports. River took the lead through Rafael Borre after 14 minutes and looked ...

Turkish football team Kayserispor elects businesswoman Berna Gozbasi acting chairwoman, club says

23.11.2019 [16:27]
The Turkish football club Istikbal Mobilya Kayserispor elected Berna Gozbasi acting chairwoman following resignation of former chairman Hamdi Elcuman on Friday, Anadolu Agency reports. The Kayserispor board elected Berna Gozbasi acting chairwoman with unanimous vote after former head Hamdi Elcuman's ...

F1 fuel legality push intensifies as FIA adds extra sensor for 2020

23.11.2019 [16:00]
Formula 1 teams will be required to run a second fuel-flow sensor next season as the FIA escalates its efforts to prevent the rules being exploited for performance gains, according to Autosport. The governing body investigated a trio of fuel systems after the Brazilian ...

Azerbaijani female wrestler into final of Russian Open Cup 2019

23.11.2019 [15:53]
Azerbaijani female wrestler Tatyana Omelchenko (62kg) has progressed to the final of the Russian Open Cup 2019 in Cheboksary. The tournament brings together female wrestlers from Russia, Azerbaijan and Kyrgyzstan ...

Azerbaijani kickboxers to vie for world medals

23.11.2019 [13:34]
Azerbaijani kickboxers will compete at the WAKO Senior World Championships to be held in Antalya, Turkey, from November 23 to December 1. Azerbaijan`s hopes will be pinned on ...

Azerbaijani athletes grab two silvers at Mas-Wrestling World Cup

22.11.2019 [16:52]
Azerbaijani athletes have captured two silver medals at the Mas-Wrestling World Cup 2019 held in Pabianice, Poland. The medals were clinched by Jahangir Yagubov (105kg) and Jamal Feyziyev (+125kg) ...

Junior Azerbaijani fencers take three medals in Iran

22.11.2019 [15:43]
Junior Azerbaijani fencers have claimed three medals, including two golds at Rouzbeh Sarhangpour International Grand Prix held in Isfahan, Iran. Yahya Mammadov and Daniel Vestakovas bagged gold medals, while Ogtay Mirzayev grabbed bronze of the tournament ...

Maradona returns as coach of Argentina`s Gimnasia two days after leaving

22.11.2019 [13:15]
Argentine legend Diego Maradona announced on Thursday he would return as coach of Superliga side Gimnasia, just two days after resigning, according to the sport24. "I am very happy to be able to announce that I will remain ...

Azerbaijani athletes to compete at Silk Road Eurasia Open Wushu Kung Fu Championships

21.11.2019 [16:44]
Azerbaijani athletes will test their strength at the Silk Road Eurasia Open Wushu Kung Fu Championships to be held in Ankara, Turkey, from November 26 to December 1. Azerbaijan`s hopes will be pinned on 15 athletes. The championships will bring together nearly 60 ...

Junior Azerbaijani gymnast wins silver at international tournament in Luxembourg

20.11.2019 [13:59]
The 10-year-old Azerbaijani gymnast Mina Abbasova has captured a silver medal at the Aurore Cup 2019 International Rhythmic Gymnastics tournament in Luxembourg. ...

Azerbaijani U21 footballers draw 1-1 with Ukraine in friendly

20.11.2019 [12:15]
The Azerbaijani national under-21 football team have been held to a 1-1 draw by Ukraine in a friendly at Dalga Arena stadium in Baku. ...

Jose Mourinho appointed Tottenham head coach

20.11.2019 [11:36]
Jose Mourinho has been named Tottenham head coach until the end of the 2023 season, according to Sky Sports. The former Manchester United and Chelsea boss replaces Mauricio Pochettino, who was sacked on Tuesday. ...

Moscow to host King Salman World Rapid & Blitz Championships 2019

19.11.2019 [17:05]
According to the decision of the organizers, the King Salman World Rapid & Blitz Championships-2019 tournament will be hosted in Moscow from 25 to 30 December. Tournament schedule: December 25 — Opening Ceremony, December 26-28 — Rapid competition ...

Airbnb signs ‘$500 Million’ Olympic sponsorship ahead of IPO

19.11.2019 [15:48]
Airbnb has signed a sponsorship deal reportedly worth $500 million with the International Olympic Committee (IOC) ahead of its planned IPO in 2020, according to Forbes. At a launch event at Japan House in London, IOC president Thomas Bach said Airbnb would commit to providing “guaranteed” ...

Azerbaijani female karate fighter wins French Cup 2019

19.11.2019 [14:39]
Azerbaijani female karate fighter Irina Zaretska, representing a French club, has claimed gold at the 2019 French Karate Cup in Paris. Zaretska will join other Azerbaijani fighters for the last stage of the Karate 1 Premier League 2019 in Madrid late ...

Construction of Tokyo`s new Olympic stadium complete

19.11.2019 [14:15]
Construction work on the new National Stadium, the main venue for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics, has been completed, the Japan Sport Council said Tuesday, according to The Mainichi. Construction of the 157 billion yen ($1.4 billion) stadium started ...

UEG to become European Gymnastics from April 2020

18.11.2019 [16:36]
The European Union of Gymnastics (UEG) will change its name to European Gymnastics on April 1 next year following approval at the General Assembly in the Bulgarian capital of Sofia. The news follows a similar switch in name which saw the International Association of Athletics Federations ...

Mick Schumacher drives dad Michael's soon-to-be-auctioned title-winning Ferrari

16.11.2019 [15:43]
One of the most iconic and successful Formula 1 cars of all time, Michael Schumacher’s F2002, is set to take centre stage in the first ever auction held by Formula 1 and RM Sotheby’s, and taking place in Abu Dhabi on November 30, according to the official website ...