16 Azerbaijani karate fighters to vie for World Championship trophies

26.10.2016 [20:35]
Azerbaijan’s 16 senior karate fighters have left for Linz, Austria, to compete at the 24th World Karate Championship. The Azerbaijani karate fighters will be in action in both individual and team competitions. President of the National Karate Federation of Azerbaijan, member of the Technical ...

AGF representative honored with FIG bronze distinction

26.10.2016 [18:18]
The 81st General Assembly of the International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) was held in Tokyo on October 18-20. The Congress has elected its new authorities and awarded Secretary General of Azerbaijan Gymnastics Federation (AGF) Farid Gayibov with the bronze distinction ...

Azerbaijan's Khudiyev given new UEFA appointment

25.10.2016 [16:01]
UEFA has appointed Azerbaijani referee Asim Khudiyev to the FK Austria Wien v AS Roma UEFA Europa League group stage match. Khudiyev will be a referee-inspector of the match that will be held in Ernst Happel Stadion on ...

Lewis Hamilton takes 50th win at United States GP

24.10.2016 [20:49]
Lewis Hamilton cut his championship points deficit to Nico Rosberg as he cruised to a comfortable victory in the United States Grand Prix, according to BBC. Hamilton's first win since the German Grand Prix in July puts him 26 points behind his Mercedes team-mate with 75 available ...

Qarabag midfielder Dani Quintana voted Europa League Player of Week

22.10.2016 [18:06]
Dani Quintana – who opened the scoring in Qarabag`s 2-0 defeat of PAOK – has been voted UEFA Europa League Player of the Week for matchday three after amassing 69% of the vote. ...

Azerbaijani grandmaster chases leader in Saint Louis

22.10.2016 [18:00]
Azerbaijani grandmaster Vasif Durarbeyli is next after the leader of the Spice Cup Open 2016 in Saint Louis, USA. Durarbeyli, as well as Samuel Sevian (U.S.), Jeffery Xiong (U.S.), Aleksandr Shimanov (Russia), Le Quang Liem (Vietnam) are a half ...

Wolf chosen as mascot of 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia

22.10.2016 [12:33]
A wolf has been chosen as mascot of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia, according to the results of public voting announced live in the "Vecherny Urgant" TV program on Channel One on Saturday. The wolf will be named Zabivaka, according to TASS ...

Azerbaijan learn rivals for Futsal EURO 2018 qualifying round

21.10.2016 [20:36]
Azerbaijan have learned rivals as the UEFA Futsal EURO 2018 qualifying draw has today been held in Nyon. Azerbaijan are grouped with Hungary, Bosnia and Herzegovina, and winner of the preliminary round Group D at the main round to be held on April 3-12, 2017 ...

Belarus ready to host 2019 European Games, President Lukashenko says

21.10.2016 [20:12]
Belarus is ready to host the 2019 European Games, President Alexander Lukashenko said as he met with Acting President of the European Olympic Committees (EOC) Janez Kocijancic on 21 October, according to Belta ...

Arkadij Naiditsch learns first rival for Barcelona tournament

21.10.2016 [19:04]
Azerbaijani grandmaster Arkadij Naiditsch will face Argentinian Fernando Peralta in the first round of the 21st “Magistral Internacional Ciutat de Barcelona 2016” tournament. The tournament will last till October 28 ...

Azerbaijani Mammadyarov tops super grandmaster tournament in Tashkent

21.10.2016 [17:05]
Azerbaijani grandmaster Shahriyar Mammadyarov has topped the super grandmaster tournament commemorating the 680th anniversary of Amir Timur in Uzbekistan. Mammadyarov now has 6 points ...

Winners of 20th Corsican Circuit 2016 to face World Champions

21.10.2016 [16:38]
The 20th Corsican Circuit 2016 international chess tournament will start in Bastia, France on October 22. The nine-round “Open Corsica Maestri” tournament will bring together 61 players, including 19 grandmasters. ...

Azerbaijan and Japan discuss prospects of cooperation in field of sports between two countries

21.10.2016 [12:03]
A delegation led by the Minister of Youth and Sports of Azerbaijan Republic Azad Rahimov has met with Director General of the Office for the Promotion of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games under Japan`s Cabinet of Ministers, Special Adviser to ...

Azerbaijani delegation attend World Forum on Sport and Culture in Japan

21.10.2016 [11:27]
World Forum on Sport and Culture has been launched in Japanese city of Kyoto. A delegation led by the Minister of Youth and Sports of Azerbaijan Republic Azad Rahimov represents Azerbaijan at the Forum ...

Young Azerbaijani wrestlers to compete in Dagestan Open tournament

21.10.2016 [11:17]
Young Azerbaijani wrestlers will vie for medals at the Dagestan Open tournament. Azerbaijan`s hopes will be pinned on 12 wrestlers. ...

FC Qarabag beat PAOK 2-0 in Baku

20.10.2016 [23:00]
Azerbaijan’s FC Qarabag have defeated PAOK 2-0 in the UEFA Europa League group stage match in Baku. The Horsemen’s first goal came by Dani Quintana in the 56th minute. ...

“Ronaldinho Soccer Academy” to open in Baku VIDEO

20.10.2016 [22:35]
FC Qabala and football legend Ronaldinho will jointly open the “Soccer Academy” in Baku, as the Brazilian has today held a press conference in the city. It was noted that the summer football school, seminars, “Ronaldinho’s language-Portuguese” lessons would take ...

Azerbaijan rockets up 45 spots in new FIFA ranking

20.10.2016 [21:37]
The Azerbaijan national football team have climbed 45 spots to rank 88th in the updated FIFA ranking. The team now has 404 points. Argentine tops the list with 1621 points ...

Baku to host 82nd FIG Congress in 2018

19.10.2016 [22:54]
The 82nd congress of the International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) will be held in Baku on December 2-3, 2018, as the General Assembly decided at its 81st congress held in Tokyo. Representatives of the member states of the Federation ...