Azerbaijani table tennis players to compete in Europe Youth Top-10

06.10.2016 [14:02]
Azerbaijani table tennis players will vie for medals at 2016 Europe Youth Top-10 tournament to be held in Prague, the Czech Republic on October 7-9. There will be separate events for juniors and cadets and for boys and girls, with matches decided by the best of 7 games. In each ...

CAS confirms reducing Russian tennis star Sharapova’s suspension term

05.10.2016 [18:30]
The Court of Arbitration for Sport confirmed in its statement on Tuesday that it ruled to reduce the suspension term of Russian tennis star Maria Sharapova from 24 to 15 months. Shamil Tarpishchev, the president of the Russian Tennis Federation (RTF), told TASS earlier in the day that the Court of Arbitration ...

Slovenian referees to control Azerbaijan vs Czech Republic match

05.10.2016 [18:25]
Slovenian referee Matej Jug will be in charge of a match between Azerbaijan and the Czech Republic in FIFA World Cup qualifying round. Jug will be assisted by Tomaz Klancnik and Manuel Vidali, while fourth referee of the game will be Mitja Zganec ...

Israeli referees to control Azerbaijan vs Norway match

05.10.2016 [13:19]
Israeli referee Liran Liany will be in charge of a match between Azerbaijan and Norway in FIFA World Cup qualifying round. Liany will be assisted by David Elias Bitton and Nissan Davidi, while fourth referee of the game will be Eitan Shmulevitz ...

Telekom Baku win silver in Turkey

04.10.2016 [22:02]
The Azerbaijan women’s volleyball club Telekom Baku have ranked second at the 5th Bogazici international tournament held in Istanbul, Turkey. Along with Telekom, the tournament brought together Besiktas, Canakkale ...

Sergio Perez confirms he will be with Force India in 2017

04.10.2016 [21:31]
Sergio Perez says he will definitely be at Force India in 2017, ending months of speculation and uncertainty about his future, according to ESPN. Perez has been a key figure in the drivers' market this season after protracted negotiations between ...

Azerbaijan seeks name change for Baku race

04.10.2016 [21:11]
The European Formula One Grand Prix in Baku is set to be renamed the Azerbaijani Grand Prix next season after organisers requested the change, according to Reuters. "We hope the next race will be held under the name of the Azerbaijani Grand Prix," said head of Baku City Circuit ...

Granada turn back to Lucas Alcaraz

04.10.2016 [19:30]
Paco Jemez lasted just six games at Granada and the LaLiga club have already turned to Lucas Alcaraz as the Canarian's replacement, according to Marca. Almost signing up as Elche boss in the summer, Alcaraz returns to the Nazaries ...

Fifa president Gianni Infantino wants 48-team World Cup finals

04.10.2016 [17:24]
Gianni Infantino, the Fifa president, whose election promises included expanding the World Cup finals to 40 countries, on Monday proposed an even larger tournament involving 48 teams, according to The Telegraph. However, he suggested that 16 of those teams would go home after just one knockout match ...

Ricciardo beats Verstappen as Red Bull finish one-two in Malaysia

03.10.2016 [16:29]
Red Bull’s Daniel Ricciardo held off hard-charging team mate Max Verstappen to win an incident-filled 2016 Formula 1 Petronas Malaysia Grand Prix on Sunday, after long-time leader Lewis Hamilton retired following a fiery Mercedes engine failure, according to the official ...

Young Azerbaijani sambo wrestlers to vie for world medals

03.10.2016 [15:41]
Young Azerbaijani sambo wrestlers will compete in the World Championships to be held in Ploiesti, Romania on October 6-10. Azerbaijan`s hopes will be pinned on nine wrestlers. ...

Vugar Hashimov Chess Academy opens its doors

01.10.2016 [21:30]
A solemn opening ceremony to open the Vugar Hashimov Chess Academy has today been held in Baku. The event participants, family members of Vugar Hashimov, employees of Azerbaijani Chess Federation, members of the national team, as well as the sports community first paid respect to ...

Baku reveals UEFA EURO 2020 host city logo

01.10.2016 [11:27]
Azerbaijan and its capital Baku have given the world a glimpse of what it can expect in four years' time at their official UEFA EURO 2020 host city logo launch, according to the official website of UEFA. Baku is one of 13 cities that will host UEFA EURO 2020 matches; the city's Olympic Stadium will be the setting for three group ...

FIA reveals 21-race 2017 Formula 1 calendar

30.09.2016 [19:56]
The FIA has announced the 2017 Formula 1 World Championship calendar, featuring only minor adjustments from this year's Schedule, according to Autosport. ...

Canada rally late to win World Cup of Hockey

30.09.2016 [12:49]
Brad Marchand scored a short-handed goal with 43 seconds left as Canada rallied in the closing minutes to win the World Cup of Hockey 2-1 over Team Europe, according to AFP. Canada won the best-of-three title series 2-0, after taking game one on Tuesday 3-1 ...

UEFA President arrives in Baku

29.09.2016 [21:09]
UEFA President Aleksander Ceferin has today arrived in Baku to attend a ceremony to unveil a logo of the 2020 UEFA European Championship. The ceremony will be held at Baku Olympic Stadium on September 30 ...

Azerrail complete Katerina Zhidkova signing from Azeryol

29.09.2016 [20:42]
The Azerbaijan women’s volleyball club Azerrail have signed a one-year contract with Azerbaijani national Katerina Zhidkova. The 27-year-old opposite spiker previously played for Azeryol. ...