• 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 ...

Defending champs Basaksehir start new season with loss

15.09.2020 [11:18]
Reigning champions Medipol Basaksehir on Monday started the 2020-2021 Turkish Super Lig season with a shocking defeat at the hands of newly promoted Atakas Hatayspor, according to Anadolu Agency ...

Carlsen and Nakamura tie for first in champions showdown

14.09.2020 [17:12]
The big rivalry of the summer between World Champion Magnus Carlsen and U.S. Champion Hikaru Nakamura was reignited in the final day of Champions Showdown: Chess9LX, according to FIDE. The duo famously played a marathon match in the Magnus Carlsen Invitational in August, which came down to the wire and ...

® First-ever “Fight Night” professional boxing event held in Azerbaijan

14.09.2020 [15:20]
For the first time, Azerbaijan played a host to the “Fight Night” professional boxing event sanctioned and controlled by Azerbaijan Professional Boxing Federation and organized by Baku Fight Lab, a promotion company engaged in arranging ...

Dominic Thiem wins men’s singles title at 2020 US Open

14.09.2020 [13:31]
Dominic Thiem won the men’s singles title at the 2020 US Open in New York, beating Alexander Zverev in Sunday’s epic final, according to Anadolu Agency. The Austrian player came back from a two-set deficit to ...

Besiktas beat Trabzonspor 3-1 at away game

14.09.2020 [10:27]
Besiktas defeated Trabzonspor 3-1 in a Turkish Super Lig match on Sunday, according to Anadolu Agency. The Black-Eagles scored the opener with Tyler Boyd's goal in the 29th minute at the Medical Park Stadium. ...

Azerbaijani shooter wins fourth qualification round of European Cup 25m

13.09.2020 [20:27]
Azerbaijan`s Ruslan Lunev has won the fourth qualification round of the European Cup 25m in the Danish city of Aarhus. He scored 580 pts. Lunev qualified for the Tokyo Olympics after winning the 2019 European Championship in Bologna, Italy ...

Tennis: Naomi Osaka wins US Open women's title

13.09.2020 [17:36]
Japan's Naomi Osaka won the US Open after defeating Victoria Azarenka in the women's final, according to Anadolu Agency. Osaka beat Azarenka from Belarus 1-6, 6-3 and 6-3 in New York to claim her third Grand Slam title. The 22-year-old previously won the 2018 US Open and 2019 Australian Open titles ...

Galatasaray start season with victory over Gaziantep

13.09.2020 [14:15]
Galatasaray defeated Gaziantep FK 3-1 in Saturday's Turkish Super Lig game, Anadolu Agency reported. Galatasaray took the lead in the eighth minute as Radamel Falcao scored a penalty ...

Zverev rallies by Carreno Busta to reach U.S. Open final

12.09.2020 [19:15]
German fifth seed Alexander Zverev overcame a listless start to secure a thrilling 3-6 2-6 6-3 6-4 6-3 U.S. Open semi-final win over Spaniard Pablo Carreno Busta on Friday to reach his first Grand Slam final, according to Reuters. Zverev, with his back against the wall, raised his game just in time to deny the Spanish ...

Roma's Alessandro Florenzi joins PSG on loan

12.09.2020 [12:21]
Roma's Alessandro Florenzi moved to Paris Saint-Germain on a season-long loan deal with an option to buy, according to Anadolu Agency. ''Paris Saint-Germain is pleased to announce Alessandro Florenzi’s arrival from AS Roma. The Italy international has signed a ...

Europa League: Galatasaray-Neftchi game venue changed

12.09.2020 [10:27]
The venue of a match between Turkish Galatasaray and Azerbaijani Neftchi in the Europa League second qualifying round has been changed, Anadolu Agency reports. Neftchi announced Friday that the UEFA allowed the match to be held in Baku Olympic Stadium, which was earlier ...

IOC determined to hold 2021 Olympic Games in ‘safe environment,’ says President Bach

11.09.2020 [10:56]
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) is still determined to organize the Summer Olympic Games in Japan next year, IOC President Thomas Bach announced on Wednesday, according to TASS ...

Oghenekaro Etebo joins Galatasaray on loan

10.09.2020 [11:57]
Turkish football club Galatasaray on Wednesday confirmed the signing of Oghenekaro Etebo from England's Stoke City on a one-year loan deal, according to Anadolu Agency. Etebo was on loan to Spain's Getafe last season and produced one goal in 11 appearances ...

UEFA Nations League: Azerbaijan beat Cyprus 1-0

09.09.2020 [20:42]
Azerbaijan national football team have secured their first victory in the UEFA Nations League after beating Cyprus 1:0 at the GSP Stadium in Nicosia in League ...

Heat reach the East finals, top Bucks to win series 4-1

09.09.2020 [20:00]
Jimmy Butler and the Miami Heat are headed to the Eastern Conference finals, according to AP. The fifth-seeded Heat finished off an upset of the NBA’s best regular-season team Tuesday, topping the Milwaukee Bucks 103-94 in Game 5 of their East semifinal series ...

Ronaldo scores 100th goal for Portugal

09.09.2020 [13:48]
Cristiano Ronaldo netted his 100th goal for Portugal in their Nations League clash away to Sweden on Tuesday, joining Iran’s Ali Daei as the only male players to score 100 goals or more in international soccer, according to Reuters ...

Everton sign Real Madrid midfielder Rodriguez on two-year deal

08.09.2020 [15:33]
Everton have signed Colombia midfielder James Rodriguez from La Liga champions Real Madrid on a two-year contract, the Premier League club said on Monday, according to Reuters. Financial details of the deal were not disclosed but British media reported that Everton paid around ...

Dominant Italy beats Netherlands 1-0 to move top of group

08.09.2020 [11:31]
A dominant Italy performance propelled it past the Netherlands 1-0 and to the top of its Nations League group on Monday, according to AP. It was Italy’s 11th win in 12 matches ...

Gasly surprise Italian GP winner as Hamilton given penalty

07.09.2020 [16:11]
AlphaTauri driver Pierre Gasly claimed an unlikely victory at the Italian Grand Prix after a chaotic race which saw world champion Lewis Hamilton receive a 10-second stop-go penalty and both Ferraris fail to finish at their home circuit on Sunday, according to AP ...