Tickets for Qarabag vs PAOK match to go on sale on October 17

15.10.2016 [15:26]
Tickets for a match between Azerbaijan`s Qarabag and Greek PAOK in UEFA Europa League group stage will go on sale on October 17. Tickets cost between 1-20 AZN, while VIP tickets are available for 50 AZN ...

Ronaldo wins UCL best player award

15.10.2016 [12:58]
Real Madrid superstar Cristiano Ronaldo has been named the best player of the 2015/16 UEFA Champions League. According to UEFA, the Portuguese scored 16 times in last season's UCL campaign, and also put away the winning penalty in the ...

Azerbaijani figure skaters to compete at “Coupe de Nice 2016”

14.10.2016 [17:41]
Azerbaijani figure skaters will compete at the “Coupe de Nice 2016” to be held in France on October 19-23. The tournament will bring together figure skaters from Azerbaijan, Russia, Germany, Austria, the Czech Republic, France, Ireland, Sweden, Switzerland, Italy, Spain ...

FIFA to decide on expanded World Cup in January

14.10.2016 [16:03]
FIFA will decide on the size of the field and format for the 2026 World Cup in January. FIFA president Gianni Infantino confirmed that while the FIFA Council had discussed the potential of expanding the World Cup to 40 or 48 teams, the final decision on the ...

Four Azerbaijani chess players to compete at Chigorin Memorial

13.10.2016 [20:35]
Azerbaijan’s grandmaster Ulvi Bajarani and chess players Narmin Khalafova, Mushvig Asgarov and Elmar Gasimov will compete in the 23rd Chigorin memorial in Saint Petersburg. The tournament will gather 460 players, including 44 grandmasters ...

Azerbaijani kickboxers train for European Championships

13.10.2016 [20:04]
Azerbaijani kickboxers are preparing for the European Championships to be held in Maribor on October 23-30. The tournament will bring together over 500 kickboxers from 20 countries. ...

Azerbaijani GM ranks 5th at Millionaire Chess tournament

13.10.2016 [12:18]
Azerbaijani grandmaster Rauf Mammadov has ranked 5th at the Millionaire Chess tournament in Atlantic City, USA. Mammadov gained 6.5 points after 9 rounds. The open section of the tournament involved 31 ...

Mammadyarov to compete in super grandmaster tournament

12.10.2016 [19:16]
Azerbaijani grandmaster Shahriyar Mammadyarov will compete in the super grandmaster tournament commemorating the 680th anniversary of Amir Timur. Along with Mammadyarov, the tournament will bring together Israeli Boris Gelfand ...

Juventus to offer Leonardo Bonucci new contract to ward off Chelsea interest

12.10.2016 [18:40]
Juventus are so desperate to keep Chelsea from snatching Leonardo Bonucci they are ready to extend their defender's contract beyond his 34th birthday, according to metro.co.uk. ...

Joachim Loew: “Right now Azerbaijan is our somewhat strongest rival”

12.10.2016 [18:20]
"The challenge is to confirm it over and over again. Right now Azerbaijan is our somewhat strongest rival. So the next game after November is the top match in our group," Joachim Loew, coach of Germany said, according to DPA. Germany keep their spotless qualifying record for the 2018 World Cup as ...

Azerbaijan Volleyball Federation appoints new president

12.10.2016 [16:35]
Chairman of Azerbaijan Railways Javid Gurbanov has been appointed a new president of the Azerbaijan Volleyball Federation. In this post Gurbanov succeeds Minister of Transport Ziya Mammadov ...

Buffon wins Golden Foot Award 2016

12.10.2016 [14:48]
Gianluigi Buffon has been named the 2016 Golden Foot winner ahead of a glittering array of football stars including Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo and Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney ...

Araz Nakhchivan make successful start to UEFA Futsal Cup main round

12.10.2016 [13:11]
Azerbaijan`s Araz Nakhchivan have thrashed Georgian Tbilisi State University 7-1 in their first match of Group 2 of UEFA Futsal Cup main round in Macedonia. Araz will next face Kosovan FC ...

Azerbaijan remain unbeaten in FIFA World Cup qualifying round

12.10.2016 [10:01]
Azerbaijan remain unbeaten in Group C of FIFA World Cup qualifying round and Czech Republic are still without a win after a goalless draw in Ostrava. With the Czechs yet to score a goal during the qualifying campaign and Azerbaijan yet to ...

Pirelli reveals US GP tyre selections

11.10.2016 [22:20]
Pirelli has announced the tyre selections for each driver for next week's United States Grand Prix in Austin, according to motorsport.com. As it has now become the norm, Ferrari has gone softer than its main rivals with its selection for the American race ...

Azerbaijani delegation to attend European Athletics Convention

11.10.2016 [22:14]
President of Azerbaijan Athletics Federation Chingiz Huseynzade and head coach Maharram Sultanzade will participate in the European Athletics Convention in Funchal, Portugal on October 12-16. The event is designed to better support Member Federations, offering opportunities ...

China appoints basketball star as ambassador to Mars

11.10.2016 [15:56]
Basketball star and internet celebrity Yao Ming has been appointed China's ambassador to Mars. Ming won't have to pack his bags though, instead carrying out his duties from Earth, as he promotes the country's first mission to the Red Planet in 2020, according ...

Araz Nakhchivan to face Tbilisi State University in UEFA Futsal Cup main round

11.10.2016 [13:30]
Azerbaijan`s Araz Nakhchivan will take on Georgian Tbilisi State University in their first match of Group 2 of UEFA Futsal Cup main round in Macedonia. Araz Nakhchivan will also clash with Macedonian Zelezarec Skopje and Kosovan ...

Azerbaijani grandmaster wins bronze at “Isle of Man International”

10.10.2016 [22:05]
Azerbaijani grandmaster Arkadij Naiditsch has claimed the bronze medal at the Isle of Man International in Douglas. The Azerbaijani GM gained 7 of 9 points. The tournament brought together 133 players from 34 countries ...