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 ...

Azerbaijani judo fighters embark on training camp in Hungary

04.04.2017 [18:03]
Azerbaijani judo fighters are on a training camp in Tata, Hungary. The national squad includes Vugar Shirinli (66kg), Nijat Shikhalizade (66kg), Rustam Orujov (73 kg), Hidayat Heydarov (73 kg), Rufat Ismayılov (81 kg), Mammadali Mehdiyev ...

Azerbaijani chess players make successful start to Dubai Open 2017

04.04.2017 [16:33]
Eight Azerbaijani chess players have won their opening game in the 19th Dubai Open Tournament 2017. The nine-round tournament sees participation of 215 players, including 53 grandmasters ...

Azerbaijani U21 taekwondo fighters to vie for European medals

03.04.2017 [21:47]
Azerbaijani under-21 taekwondo fighters will compete in the European Championships to be held in Sofia, Bulgaria. The squad includes seven fighters. ...

Baku 2017 Islamic Solidarity Games Operations signs Nestle Azerbaijan as Official Supporter

03.04.2017 [19:01]
Baku 2017 Islamic Solidarity Games has announced that Nestle Azerbaijan will be the official supplier of the 4th Islamic Solidarity Games to be held between 12-22 May in Baku. ...

Azerbaijani Greco-Roman wrestlers rank 3rd in medal table of U23 Senior European Championships

03.04.2017 [18:45]
Azerbaijani Greco-Roman wrestlers have finished third in the overall medal table of the U23 Senior European Championships held in Szombathely, Hungary ...

Azerbaijani chess players to compete in Dubai Open 2017

03.04.2017 [16:41]
Azerbaijani chess players will vie for medals at the 19th Dubai Open Tournament 2017 to be held on April 3-12. Azerbaijan`s hopes will be pinned on eight chess players ...