Azerbaijan`s Hasanov wins Best Arbiter of 2016 Award

22.09.2016 [20:01]
Vice President of Azerbaijan Chess Federation Faig Hasanov has received Best Arbiter of 2016 Award as part of the FIDE General Assembly in Baku. Four other winners of the award included Jorge Vega (Guatemala), David Welch (UK), Yuri Lobanov (Russia) and Venkatesh ...

Azerbaijani chess grandmasters to compete at Isle of Man International Masters

22.09.2016 [19:45]
Azerbaijani grandmasters Eltaj Safarli and Arkadij Naiditsch will compete at the Isle of Man International Masters chess tournament. The tournament will be held in Douglas from 1 to 9 October. The Masters event is a 9 round Swiss open with a prize fund of £50,000, including ...

Azerbaijani freestyle wrestler earns bronze at World Military Championship

22.09.2016 [18:49]
Azerbaijani freestyle wrestler Ashraf Aliyev (74kg) has claimed a bronze medal at the 31st World Military Championship in Skopje, Macedonia. Aliyev secured the medal thanks to a victory over Indian rival ...

Vice-president of Azerbaijan National Olympic Committee to attend EOC meeting

22.09.2016 [18:38]
Vice-president of the Azerbaijan National Olympic Committee Chingiz Huseynzade will attend a meeting of the Executive Committee of the European Olympic Committees (EOC) to be held in Bratislava, Slovakia on September 23. Secretary General and treasurer of the European Olympic Committees ...

Azerbaijan to take on Thailand in Round of 16 of FIFA Futsal World Cup

22.09.2016 [16:50]
Azerbaijan will today face Thailand in the Round of 16 of the FIFA Futsal World Cup. Azerbaijani futsal players thrashed Morocco 5-0, lost to Spain 4-2 and drew 3-3 with Iran in Group F matches ...

President Ilham Aliyev awards members of national Paralympic team

22.09.2016 [14:53]
President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has signed an order to award members of the country`s national Paralympic team. Under the presidential order, a total of 20 people received state orders, medals and certificates of ...

Azerbaijani freestyle wrestler wins gold at World Military Championship

22.09.2016 [13:53]
Azerbaijani freestyle wrestler Aghahuseyin Mustafayev has claimed a gold medal at the 31st World Military Championship in Skopje, Macedonia. Mustafayev defeated his rival from North Korea 8-5 in the 65kg weight class final. ...

Iran stun Brazil on penalties

22.09.2016 [12:39]
Iran stunned the futsal world as they knocked reigning FIFA Futsal World Cup holders Brazil out of Colombia 2016, winning 3-2 on penalties after a 3-3 draw. ...

Two Azerbaijani freestyle wrestlers into final of World Military Championship

22.09.2016 [12:08]
Azerbaijani freestyle wrestlers Aghahuseyin Mustafayev (65kg) and Joshgun Azimov (70kg) have progressed to the final of the 31st World Military Championship in Skopje, Macedonia ...

Qabala lose to Dynamo Moscow in UEFA Champions Young League Path

22.09.2016 [12:07]
Qabala youth team have fallen to Dynamo Moscow from Russia in their first leg of the season`s UEFA Champions Young League Path. The home match was the maiden experience of the red-black side, who won the domestic U19 League of the 2015/2016 ...

Azerbaijani karate fighter claims bronze in Berlin

22.09.2016 [11:16]
Azerbaijani karate fighter Gurbat Maharramov has won a bronze medal at the International Banzay Cup held in Berlin, Germany. The tournament brought together fighters from 38 countries. ...

UEFA EURO 2020 identity revealed in London

21.09.2016 [18:28]
The 2020 UEFA European Championship has officially kicked off at a ceremony in London, in which the visual identity for the tournament was revealed, according to the official website of UEFA. The 2020 edition will mark 60 years of the EURO, and to celebrate this fact the ...

Moscow to host 10th Mikhail Tal Memorial

21.09.2016 [16:57]
The 10th Mikhail Tal Memorial will be played in the Museum of Russian Impressionism (Moscow), one of the leading private museums in Russia, from 25th September to 6th October. Auto door Group of Companies will be a co-organizer of the 10th Tal Memorial together with the Russian Chess Federation ...

Azeryol Baku sign two volleyball players

21.09.2016 [15:28]
Azeryol Baku have signed two members of the Azerbaijan women`s national volleyball team. Azeryol`s newcomers are middle blocker Kseniya Pavlenko and libero Leyla Parshkova. ...

Xavi: Guardiola can win everything with Man City this season

21.09.2016 [12:43]
Former Barcelona midfielder Xavi believes "there is no reason" Pep Guardiola cannot lead Manchester City to Champions League and Premier League titles this season, according to goal.com. ...

Azerbaijani U-19 footballers draw 2-2 with Croatia in friendly

21.09.2016 [12:32]
The Azerbaijan national under-19 football team have been held to a 2-2 draw by Croatia in a friendly. Gara Garayev and Famil Jamalov scored Azerbaijan`s goals. ...

International Bank of Azerbaijan, Juventus Football Club sign cooperation agreement

21.09.2016 [12:13]
The International Bank of Azerbaijan (IBA) and one of the world’s most famous football clubs Juventus have signed a cooperation agreement. The signing ceremony was attended by Italian Ambassador to Azerbaijan Giampaolo Cutillo, Head of Global Partnerships and ...

Junior Azerbaijani taekwondo fighters to vie for medals in Russia

20.09.2016 [22:20]
Junior Azerbaijani taekwondo fighters will compete at the Moscow Open tournament in Russia on September 22-25. The Azerbaijani team’s squad includes 15 fighters. The tournament will be organized by the Russian Taekwondo Union and Ministry ...

FIDE World Youth U14, U16, U18 Championships to start in Khanty-Mansiysk

20.09.2016 [19:28]
FIDE World Youth U14, U16, U18 Championships 2016 will be held in Khanty-Mansiysk from September 21 to October 3. The tournament will bring together more than 400 players from 57 countries. ...