4th Islamic Solidarity Games kicked off with solemn Opening Ceremony at Baku Olympic Stadium President Ilham Aliyev declared the Games open

13.05.2017 [00:30]
The Azerbaijani capital of Baku has hosted the Opening Ceremony of another high-profile international sporting event – the 4th Islamic Solidarity Games. The ceremony took place at The Baku Olympic Stadium, which has been ...

Opening Ceremony of 4th Islamic Solidarity Games at Baku Olympic Stadium AZERTAC`s live text commentary VIDEO

13.05.2017 [00:15]
The Baku Olympic Stadium, which was built for the first European Games, is now packed. The facility has been transformed into an enormous theatre space equipped with a state-of-the-art projection system ...

The rich history of Azerbaijani equestrianism returns to Windsor

12.05.2017 [19:21]
H.M. Queen Elizabeth II ranks amongst the world’s most famous living equestrians. She was given her first horse at the tender age of four years, and was riding by the time she turned six. Her Majesty thus has an unparalleled 87 years of riding experience ...

Azerbaijani boxer Majidov makes successful start to Baku 2017

12.05.2017 [19:16]
Azerbaijani boxer Mahammadrasul Majidov (+91kg) has defeated Kazakh Nurlan Saparbay in his opening bout at the 4th Islamic Solidarity Games in Baku. Majidov will next face Egyptian Uosry Hafez ...

Durunda returns as hosts close in on team gold

12.05.2017 [18:42]
Marina Durunda starred as Azerbaijan took control of the rhythmic gymnastics team competition at the Islamic Solidarity Games, after the first two rotations at the National Gymnastics Arena on Friday ...

Solidarity Games set for spectacular Opening Ceremony

12.05.2017 [17:03]
The 4th Islamic Solidarity Games officially kick off on Friday with a keenly-anticipated Opening Ceremony at Baku's Olympic Stadium. Catherine Ugwu, Director of Ceremonies and Executive Producer, is no stranger to the Azerbaijan ...

Saudi Arabia and Turkey seal top spots in groups

12.05.2017 [16:36]
The 2005 silver medallists Saudi Arabia sealed top spot in Group A in the men's handball competition on Thursday at the Islamic Solidarity Games in Baku. Turkey, another nation widely tipped to progress ...

Individual qualification round of Rhythmic Gymnastics kicks off at Baku 2017

12.05.2017 [16:23]
The individual qualification round of the Rhythmic Gymnastics have today started at the 4th Islamic Solidarity Games in Baku ...

Handball: Pakistan, Azerbaijan finish with wins

12.05.2017 [14:53]
Pakistan and Azerbaijan both ended their Islamic Solidarity Games men's handball tournament on a positive note in Baku on Friday as they each triumphed in their fourth and final games. The hosts beat Morocco 31-25 to secure fifth place while Pakistan ...

Azerbaijani karate fighters win six European medals

12.05.2017 [14:46]
Azerbaijani karate fighters have grabbed six medals in the 7th SKDUN European Shotokan Karate Championship & Kohai Cup held in Subotica, Serbia. Sadi Namazov became the winner of the tournament, while Hasan Guliyev, Rauf Ashrafov, Eshgin Asgarov, Abdulhuseyn ...

130 weightlifters from 21 countries to compete at Baku 2017 Islamic Solidarity Games

12.05.2017 [14:40]
130 weightlifters from 21 countries will contest medals at the Baku 2017 4th Islamic Solidarity Games. Azerbaijan’s hopes will be pinned on 16 weightlifters, including 8 women ...