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. ...

ABU Baku to face Femina Vise in EHF Challenge Cup

29.09.2016 [16:49]
The Azerbaijan women`s handball club ABU Baku will take on Belgian Femina Vise in the first match of the EHF Challenge Cup. The match will be held on November 12, while the return game will be played on November 13. Both matches will be played at ABU Arena in Baku ...

“Judo TV” launched in Azerbaijan

29.09.2016 [16:35]
A new TV channel “Judo TV” of the Azerbaijan Judo Federation has started broadcasting in the country. The TV will cover latest judo news, as well as international and national tournaments ...

Rampant Argentina advance to final

29.09.2016 [16:15]
Perennial tournament participants Argentina reached their first-ever Futsal World Cup final by beating Portugal 5-2 in the semi-finals of the FIFA Futsal World Cup Colombia 2016. There will be a first-time Futsal World Cup champion when Argentina and Russia play in the final in Cali on Saturday 1 October at ...

Telekom Baku to compete in Istanbul tournament

28.09.2016 [16:37]
The Azerbaijan women`s volleyball club Telekom Baku will compete in the Bogazici international tournament to be held in Istanbul. Along with Telekom Baku, the tournament will bring together Eczacibasi, Besiktas ...

UEFA President to watch Qabala vs Mainz match

28.09.2016 [16:28]
UEFA President Aleksander Ceferin will watch a match between Azerbaijan`s Gabala and German Mainz in UEFA Europa League Group C in Baku. Aleksander Ceferin will also attend a ceremony to unveil a logo of the 2020 UEFA European Championship ...

Russia outlast Iran to make final

28.09.2016 [13:07]
Russia booked their place in the FIFA Futsal World Cup Colombia 2016 final after outlasting Iran 4-3 in Tuesday’s semi-final in Medellin. The European side led from the start at the Coliseo Ivan de Bedout to reach their first-ever Futsal World Cup final, though they ...

Hamburg dismiss Bruno Labbadia after 18 months in charge

27.09.2016 [19:00]
Hamburg have sacked Bruno Labbadia following their 1-0 Bundesliga defeat to Bayern Munich on Saturday, according to ESPN FC. Labbadia has been shown the door by the German club after 18 months in charge, with his assistants Eddy Sozer and Bernhard Trares also relieved ...

Azerbaijan’s Gasimov and Orujov top IJF world ranking

27.09.2016 [18:55]
Azerbaijani judo fighters Rustam Orujov (73kg) and Elmar Gasimov (100kg) have remain at the top of the International Judo Federation's updated rankings. ...

Tickets for Qabala vs Mainz match go on sale

27.09.2016 [18:54]
Tickets for a match between Azerbaijan`s Qabala and German Mainz in UEFA Europa League group stage have gone on sale. Tickets cost between 2-5 AZN, while VIP tickets are available for 10 AZN. ...

Azerbaijani grandmaster wins Tal Memorial Blitz

27.09.2016 [18:07]
Azerbaijani grandmaster Shahriyar Mammadyarov has become the winner of Tal Memorial Blitz tournament held in Moscow. He claimed the title after scoring 7.5 points ...

Azerbaijani kempo fighters win two European medals

27.09.2016 [18:02]
Azerbaijani kempo fighters have brought home two medals from the European Championships held in Kaunas, Lithuania. The medals came from Toghrul Ibrahimli and Parvin Hajiyev in the 56kg and 100kg weight categories respectively ...

Lithuanian referees to control Qabala vs Mainz match

27.09.2016 [12:49]
Lithuanian referee Gediminas Mazeika will be in charge of a match between Azerbaijan`s FC Qabala and German Mainz in UEFA Europa League group stage. Mazeika will be assisted by Vytautas Simkus and Vytenis Kazlauskas, while fourth referee of the game will be Vladimir Gerasimov. ...

Azerbaijan`s Aghayev to referee Roma vs Astra match

26.09.2016 [19:41]
Azerbaijani Aliyar Aghayev has been appointed as the official for a match between Italian As Roma and Romanian Astra in UEFA Europa League group stage. He will be assisted by his fellow countrymen Zeynal Zeynalov and Rza Mammadov ...