Azerbaijani female judo fighter wins Grand Prix bronze in Antalya

08.04.2017 [18:29]
Azerbaijani female judo fighter Nazakat Azizova (52kg) has claimed a bronze medal at Antalya Grand Prix. Another Azerbaijani female fighter Aisha Gurbanli ranked 5th in the 48kg weight category. The tournament brings together 252 fighters (155 male, 97 female) from ...

Azerbaijani futsal players to face Bosnia and Herzegovina

08.04.2017 [14:41]
The Azerbaijan national futsal team will today take on Bosnia and Herzegovina in their opening game of Group B of the EURO 2018 main round in Baku. Finnish Timo Onatsu, Dutch Lars Van Leeuwen and Cypriot Costas Nicolaou will ...

23 teams from 19 nations confirmed to compete in Tour d'Azerbaidjan race

07.04.2017 [21:39]
The Tour d'Azerbaidjan organization has announced that a strong field of six Pro Continental teams and 17 Continental teams will line up at this year's tour, starting on 3 May in Azerbaijan's capital, Baku. Team Novo Nordisk, Gazprom-Rusvelo ...

2017 Formula 1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix offering fans discounted ‘Junior’ tickets for all grandstands

07.04.2017 [18:57]
Baku City Circuit (BCC) is offering discounted ‘Junior’ tickets on all grandstands for children aged 2-16. This offer on a limited number of tickets provides 4-day access to the 2017 Formula 1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix and the prices range from AZN 140 to AZN 480 ...

Baku 2017 unveils Games` medals

07.04.2017 [18:36]
With 35 days until go until the Opening Ceremony on 12 May, the Azerbaijan Islamic Solidarity Games Operations Committee (AISGOC) has unveiled the medals that the athletes competing at the Baku 2017 Islamic Solidarity Games will be striving to win. A specially commissioned set of the medals ...

Shahriyar Mammadyarov: “I'm always going to Shamkir with great enthusiasm”

07.04.2017 [16:32]
Shahriyar Mammadyarov, last year’s winner of the Shamkir Chess Tournament dedicated to the memory of late chess player Vugar Hashimov expressed his views on the fourth race that will start on April 20. Azerbaijani chess player said that Shamkir tournament ...

Seven Azerbaijani Greco-Roman wrestlers in Top 10 of World Rankings

07.04.2017 [16:15]
The United World Wrestling has released its latest rankings for Greco-Roman event, where seven Azerbaijani wrestlers are in Top 10 in their categories. Rasul Chunayev (66kg) and Hasan Aliyev (71kg) rank third in their ...

Two Azerbaijani female wrestlers in Top 5 of World Rankings

07.04.2017 [15:30]
The United World Wrestling has released its latest rankings of women wrestlers, where two Azerbaijani wrestlers are in Top 5 in their categories. Mariya Stadnik (48kg) and Natalya Sinishin (53kg) rank second and fourth ...

Azerbaijani U21 taekwondo fighter wins European bronze

07.04.2017 [13:15]
Azerbaijani U21 taekwondo fighter Fizam Mehtiyev (58kg) has claimed a bronze medal on the first day of the European Championships in Sofia, Bulgaria ...

Baku hosts 25th meeting of Executive Board of Islamic Solidarity Sports Federation VIDEO

07.04.2017 [12:22]
On April 6, the Islamic Solidarity Sports Federation (ISSF) held its 25th Executive Board meeting in Baku, Azerbaijan. The meeting was headed by ISSF President HRH Prince Abdullah Bin Mosaad Bin Abdulaziz, in the presence of Minister of Youth ...

Seven Azerbaijani freestyle wrestlers in Top 10 of World Rankings

06.04.2017 [20:42]
The United World Wrestling has released its latest rankings for freestyle event, where seven Azerbaijani wrestlers are in Top 10 in their categories. Toghrul Asgarov (65kg), Jabrayil Hasanov (74kg) and Khetag Gazyumov (97kg) rank ...

BCC presents F1 regulations to local journalists

06.04.2017 [20:01]
On April 21 and 23, Baku City Circuit (BCC) will hold two-day training session for local media representatives on “Theoretical and practical introduction to Formula 1”. The training will be hosted by Baku Marshals Centre at the European Games Park ...

Azerbaijan jump two spots in latest FIFA World Ranking

06.04.2017 [18:07]
The Azerbaijan national football team have climbed two spots in the latest edition of the FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking. Azerbaijan now rank 87th with 386 points. Brazil top the ranking, followed by Argentina and Germany. ...

Azerbaijan simplifies visa procedures for final round of 2017 CEV Volleyball European Championship

05.04.2017 [20:10]
President Ilham Aliyev has signed an order simplifying visa procedures for foreigners and stateless persons traveling to Azerbaijan in connection with the Final Round of the 2017 CEV Volleyball European Championship – Women. Under the presidential order ...

Baku 2017 tree-planting campaign took place

04.04.2017 [18:50]
On April 4, Azerbaijan Islamic Solidarity Games Operations Committee (AISGOC) conducted tree-planting campaign within "Successful Future" project as a part of the Development Program of Volunteers implemented in partnership with BP. ...

Azerbaijani wrestlers to battle for medals in Bulgaria

04.04.2017 [18:41]
Aprelin 8-dən 9-dək Bolqarıstanın Ruse şəhərində güləş üzrə böyüklər arasında Dan Kolov və Nikola Petrovun xatirəsinə həsr olunan beynəlxalq turnir keçiriləcək. AZƏRTAC xəbər verir ki, 55-ci dəfə təşkil olunacaq turnirdə sərbəst, yunan-Roma və ...

Three stands to be installed for Formula1 Grand Prix of Azerbaijan VIDEO

04.04.2017 [18:08]
"Preparatory work for the Formula 1 Grand Prix of Azerbaijan is underway. From today, the installation of the Absheron, the Boulevard and the Caspian stands has started," said BCC Head of Marketing and Communications Department Nigar Arpadarai in ...