Azerbaijani fighter wins World MMA Championship
Azerbaijani fighter Vugar Azimov has become the winner of the World MMA Championship 2017 in Antalya, Turkey. He secured gold in the 90kg weight class, after defeating fighters from Iran and Morocco. The tournament brought together fighters from 35 countries ...
Azerbaijani freestyle wrestlers to compete at Dagestan tournament
Azerbaijani freestyle wrestlers will contest medals at the annual Ali Aliyev Memorial international wrestling tournament to be held in the Dagestani city of Kaspiysk on July 7-8. Azerbaijan’s squad includes 16 wrestlers ...
FC Neftchi becomes full-fledged member of European Clubs Association
Azerbaijani football club Neftchi has become a full-fledged member of the European Clubs Association. Neftchi will enjoy the right to vote in the elections to be held in the ECA’s General Assembly in the next two years ...
Azerbaijan 49th in FIBA world 3x3 basketball rankings
Azerbaijan`s national 3x3 basketball team have ranked 49th in the new world ranking table announced by FIBA. Azerbaijan also ranked 28th in the European rankings. Serbia topped the world ranking table, while Slovenia and Russia are second and third respectively ...
Azerbaijani judo fighters attend training camp in Spain
Azerbaijan`s national judo team are taking part in a training camp held by the European Judo Union (EJU) in Castelldefels, Spain. Azerbaijan’s squad includes Orkhan Safarov, Nijat Shikhalizade, Rustam Orujov, Hidayat Heydarov, Tural Safquliyev, Elkhan ...
Azerbaijan name squad for European Shooting Championship
Azerbaijan have named a squad for the European Shooting Championship 2017 to be held from July 21 to August 4 in Baku. Azerbaijan’s squad includes 18 shooters. ...
One-time Chelsea target Hakan Calhanoglu set to join AC Milan
One-time Chelsea target Hakan Calhanoglu looks set to sign for AC Milan after flying to Italy to undergo a medical. According to Standard, the Turkish international arrived earlier on Sunday and travelled to the club’s Milanello training camp to put the finishing touches on a move ...
Azerbaijani grandmaster wins silver at Chess Festival České Budějovice
Azerbaijani grandmaster Azer Mirzayev has won silver at the Chess Festival České Budějovice in the Czech Republic. Ukrainian GM Sergei Ovseyevich became the winner of the tournament, which brought together 71 chess players, including eight ...
FC Gabala sign Malian striker
Azerbaijani football club Gabala have signed a one-year contract with Malian forward Famoussa Kone. He previously played for French Bastia, Turkish Samsunspor and Goztepe. ...
2017 Formula 1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix: 71,541 fans attended the most spectacular race of season!
Baku City Circuit (BCC) today announced that 71,541 Formula 1 fans - old and new - attended the 2017 Formula 1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix, the second successive street race to be hosted in the Azerbaijani capital. ...
932 athletes from 43 countries to compete at European Shooting Championship in Baku
A total of 932 shooters from 43 countries will medals European Shooting Championship 2017 in Baku. Athletes will compete in 10m, 25m, 50m rifle and pistol events at the tournament to be held from July 21 to August 4 in Baku ...
Azerbaijani wrestlers win silver and bronze medals at Yadegar Imam Cup in Iran
The Azerbaijan national Greco-Roman and freestyle wrestling teams have claimed silver and bronze medals respectively at the 2017 Yadegar Imam Cup international cadet wrestling tournament hosted by the Islamic Republic of Iran ...
Azerbaijani karate fighter claims world title
Azerbaijani karate fighter Salahat Hasanov has claimed a gold medal at the 6th Shinkyokushinkai World Championships 2017 in Kazakhstan. He secured the medal in the men’s 75kg weight class ...
Azerbaijani beach soccer team rank third in Belarus
The Azerbaijani national beach soccer team have finished third at an international tournament held in Vitebsk, Belarus. Azerbaijan lost 3-4 to hosts Belarus in the last game of the tournament ...
Azerbaijan rank first at Turkish Council kickboxing tournament
Azerbaijan have topped an international kickboxing tournament held by the Cooperation Council of Turkic Speaking States (Turkic Council). Azerbaijan`s Anar Mammadov (51kg), Zohrab Azimov (60kg), Turan Qafarov ...
Azerbaijani fighters win 5 medals at Cadet European Judo Championships
Azerbaijani fighters have claimed a clutch of five medals, including one gold at the Cadet European Judo Championships in Kaunas, Lithuania. The gold medal came from Vusala Karimova in the girls` 40kg weight category ...
Stewart brands Vettel “irresponsible” for Baku swipe at Hamilton
Three-time Formula 1 World Champion Sir Jackie Stewart says Sebastian Vettel made “a large mistake” when he banged wheels under safety car conditions with Lewis Hamilton in Sunday’s Azerbaijan Grand Prix, according to motorsport.com Stewart believes that Vettel’s lack of mind management was to blame for him ...