Turkey sets eyes on hosting UEFA Euro 2024

15.02.2017 [16:03]
Turkey will be bidding to host the 2024 UEFA European Championship, the Turkish Football Federation announced Wednesday, according to Anadolu Agency. "We will apply on March 2," TFF head Yildirim Demiroren told a press conference in Istanbul ...

Azerbaijani U16 basketball players claim silver in Iran

14.02.2017 [19:40]
The Azerbaijan national under-16 basketball team have won a silver medal at an international tournament held in Sarab, Iran. Along with Azerbaijan, the tournament brought together teams from Iran, Iraq, Tabriz, Takestan and Sarab ...

AFFA official attends FIFA Executive Football Summit

14.02.2017 [19:29]
AFFA Deputy Secretary General Sarkhan Hajiyev is participating in FIFA Executive Football Summit in Doha, Qatar. The two-day event chaired by FIFA President Gianni Infantino focuses on “FIFA 2.0 – The Vision for the Future” strategy, the “Forward” program, and development ...

Azerbaijani taekwondo fighters win two more medals at Turkish Open

14.02.2017 [17:34]
Junior Azerbaijani taekwondo fighters have grabbed two more medals, including a gold at Turkish Open tournament in Antalya. Sina Bahrami claimed the gold for Azerbaijan in the 68kg weight category, while Mikayil Aliyev won the bronze medal ...

Azerbaijani U17 female footballers beat Georgia 1-0

14.02.2017 [17:26]
The Azerbaijan national women`s under-17 football team have defeated Georgia 1-0 in a friendly as part of their training camp in Tbilisi. Azerbaijan`s goal came from Sona Rahimova ...

Azerbaijani judo fighters to compete in European Cup in Rome

14.02.2017 [11:39]
Azerbaijani judo fighters will battle for medals at the European Cup to be held in Rome on February 18-19. Azerbaijan`s hopes will be pinned on 16 fighters ...

Two Azerbaijani chess players to compete in Ferdowsi Cup

13.02.2017 [19:25]
Two Azerbaijani chess players Loghman Guliyev and Elmar Gasimov will vie for medals at the 7th Ferdowsi International Open Tournament to be held in Mashhad, Iran on February 13-20 ...

Junior Azerbaijani taekwondo fighters win 7 medals in Turkey

13.02.2017 [19:18]
Junior Azerbaijani taekwondo fighters have brought home a clutch of seven medals, including a gold from Turkish Open tournament held in Antalya. The gold medal came from Ayaz Ganbarli ...

‘Baku has wonderful sports facilities’

13.02.2017 [17:44]
“Baku has wonderful sports facilities,” said South African gymnastics coach Mandy Zoonekynd. “We are delighted to have the opportunity to conduct trainings in the National Gymnastics Arena in Baku for the World Cup in Trampoline Gymnastics and Tumbling.” ...

McLaren and BP Castrol confirm technical collaboration

13.02.2017 [17:09]
McLaren has confirmed that it has joined forces with fuel company BP and its lubricant division Castrol for the provision of Formula 1 fuels and lubricant technology as well as the supply of products for McLaren Automotive, according to F1i Magazine ...

Jayne Pearce: We have a number of innovations in Baku 2017

13.02.2017 [17:08]
Director of Press Operations at Azerbaijan Islamic Solidarity Games Operations Committee (AISGOC) Jayne Pearce has said Baku 2017 will feature a number of innovations ...

Official Mascots of Baku 2017 announced

13.02.2017 [16:12]
On February 13, Azerbaijan Islamic Solidarity Games Operations Committee presented official Mascots of Baku 2017 Islamic Solidarity Games. Karabakh horses, national treasures of Azerbaijan, known in the world by their beauty became official symbols of the Games ...

World ski champ Johaug suspended 13 months for doping

12.02.2017 [15:17]
The Norwegian Sports Confederation on Friday suspended cross-country skier Therese Johaug for 13 months after she tested positive for steroids, the ski federation said, according to AFP. The suspension is a month shorter than the 14-month ...

Azerbaijani judo fighters win three bronzes on first day of Paris Grand Slam

12.02.2017 [14:25]
Azerbaijani judo fighters have claimed three bronze medals on the first day of the Paris Grand Slam. The medals came from Elkhan Safarov (60kg), Nijat Shikhalizade (66kg) and Hidayet Heydarov (73kg). ...

Baku hosts trainings of World Cup gymnasts

12.02.2017 [11:42]
Baku’s National Gymnastics Arena has hosted a training camp of athletes participating in the World Cup in Trampoline Gymnastics and Tumbling. The new Olympic cycle’s first World Cup in Trampoline Gymnastics and Tumbling ...

Paris Grand Slam 2017 starts

11.02.2017 [18:59]
The IJF World Judo Tour 2017 has today kicked off with a French super show as the Paris Grand Slam is the first step on the road to the Tokyo 2020 Olympics and will see the implementation of a host of rules evolution as the sport continues to move forward ...

Tickets for 2017 Formula 1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix still on sale

11.02.2017 [14:49]
A variety of ticket options for the 2017 Formula 1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix are still available to purchase online via www.bakucitycircuit.com. The second successive Formula 1 race to be staged on the streets of Azerbaijan’s capital city is scheduled ...