Azerbaijani footballers to kick off their Baku 2017 campaign against Cameron

20.04.2017 [19:42]
The Azerbaijan national under-23 football team will start their Baku 2017 Islamic Solidarity Games campaign against Cameroon on May 8. Azerbaijan will face Saudi Arabia on May 11 and Morocco on May 15. ...

Participants and media representatives of Islamic Solidarity Games to enter Azerbaijan without visa

20.04.2017 [16:31]
Media representatives and participants of the 4th Islamic Solidarity Games with accreditation will enter Azerbaijan without visa, said spokesman of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Hikmat Hajiyev. According to Hajiyev about 1000 foreign media representatives had applied for ...

Rafael Aghayev wins gold of Karate 1 - Premier League in Rabata

20.04.2017 [13:38]
Azerbaijani karate fighter Rafael Aghayev has claimed a gold medal at Karate 1 - Premier League held in Rabat, Morocco. The tournament brought together 384 fighters from 34 countries ...

300 Iranian athletes to compete in 16 sports at Baku Islamic Solidarity Games

20.04.2017 [13:11]
A team of 30 Iranian athletes will contest medals in 16 sports at the 4th Islamic Solidarity Games to be held in Baku next month, said Secretary General of the National Olympic Committee of the Islamic Republic of Iran Shahrokh Shahnazi ...

999 media representatives from 34 countries applied for accreditation to cover Islamic Solidarity Games in Baku

19.04.2017 [20:58]
A total of 999 media representatives from 34 countries have applied for accreditation to cover the Islamic Solidarity Games in Baku, Kamran Talibov, Head of Press Operations at Baku 2017, told AZERTAC. According to him, 252 of those who applied are ...

Baku hosts international children's chess tournament with support of Bakcell

19.04.2017 [19:23]
Bakcell – the first mobile operator and leading mobile internet provider in Azerbaijan has supported the 16th international children's chess tournament, jointly organized by the Azerbaijan Chess Federation, “Ganjlik” chess club and the France-Azerbaijan University. ...

Azerbaijani U17 female footballers beat Montenegro in UEFA Development Tournament

19.04.2017 [19:22]
The Azerbaijan national women`s under-17 football team have defeated Montenegro 5-4 on penalties after a 1-1 draw in the UEFA Development Tournament in Podgorica. Azerbaijan will next face Kazakhstan on April 21. ...

Azerbaijan name squad for European Judo Championships in Warsaw

19.04.2017 [18:50]
The Azerbaijan national judo team have named a squad for the European Championships 2017 to be held in Warsaw, Poland on April 20-23. Azerbaijan’s hopes will be pinned on 13 judo fighters ...

Sergey Karjakin pays tribute to Vugar Hashimov

19.04.2017 [17:16]
Russian grandmaster Sergey Karjakin has today paid tribute to the late Azerbaijani grandmaster Vugar Hashimov at the second Alley of Honors, and laid a wreath at his grave. Then Karjakin visited Vugar Hashimov Chess Academy. ...

Azerbaijani jiu-jitsu fighters win two world medals in Abu Dhabi

19.04.2017 [14:59]
Azerbaijani fighters have claimed two medals at the World Professional Jiu-Jitsu Championship 2017 held in Abu Dhabi. Azer Baydullayev and Khagani Mursalov grabbed the bronze medals for Azerbaijan. ...

BonAqua to be the Official Water Provider of Baku 2017 Games

18.04.2017 [23:02]
Baku 2017 Islamic Solidarity Games has today announced the BonAqua will be the Official Water Provider of the Games. BonAqua is a brand of The Coca-Cola Company, produced locally in Azerbaijan. ...

Azerbaijani karate fighter crowned world champion 

18.04.2017 [20:44]
Azerbaijani karate fighter Natig Mehdiyev has claimed a gold medal in the 6th World All Styles Championship held in Caldas da Rainha, Portugal ...

Azerbaijani female volleyball players beat Iran 3-0 in friendly

18.04.2017 [17:51]
The Azerbaijan women’s national volleyball team have defeated Iran 3-0 in a friendly. The game was held as part of Azerbaijan’s training camp in Slovenia ...

Gabala U12 footballers beat Krasnodar 2-1

18.04.2017 [17:17]
Gabala came on four matches of the Izmir Cup of Turkey as the championship have reached to the end today. The red-black team, coached by Zaur Hajiyev, challenged in the Group B for the 17-24th places. First they won over Schiltigheim with a goal by Elmir Huseynli 1-0 before beating also ...

Junior Azerbaijani judo fighters win three medals at European Cup

17.04.2017 [22:27]
Junior Azerbaijani judo fighters have brought home three medals from the European Cup held in Saint Petersburg. Natig Gurbanli (55kg) became the winner of the European Cup, while Karamat Huseynov (60kg) and Musa Shakaraliyev (100kg) won the bronze medals for Azerbaijan ...

Azerbaijani wrestlers to battle for medals in Kazakhstan

17.04.2017 [22:13]
Azerbaijani Greco-Roman wrestlers will compete in an international tournament to be held in Shymkent, Kazakhstan on April 20-22. Azerbaijan`s squad includes Eldaniz Azizli, Azad Aliyev and Rovshan Taghiyev ...