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 ...

Baku City Circuit to host international conference on the benefits of hosting major sports events

11.02.2017 [13:48]
Baku City Circuit (BCC), promoter of the 2017 Formula 1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix, today announced it will host the inaugural Conference on the Benefits of Hosting Major Sports Events (BHMSE) in association with the American Chamber of Commerce in ...

Azerbaijani taekwondo fighters win 32 medals at European Clubs Taekwondo Championships

11.02.2017 [10:31]
Azerbaijani taekwondo fighters has won totally 32 medals at the European Clubs Taekwondo Championships held in Antalya, Turkey. Azerbaijani fighters claimed seven medals including two golds on the last day of the tournament ...

Azerbaijani table tennis players claim two medals in Czech Open

10.02.2017 [18:08]
Junior Azerbaijani table tennis players have won two medals, including a gold at the Czech Open tournament held in Hodonin. The medals came from Yang Xinyu and Wang Chenxi. ...

Seven Azerbaijani Greco-Roman wrestlers in Top 10 of World Rankings

10.02.2017 [17:33]
The United World Wrestling has released its latest rankings for Greco-Roman event, where seven Azerbaijani wrestlers are in Top 10 in their categories. Rasul Chunayev (66kg) and Hasan Aliyev (71kg) rank third in their categories ...

Slovakian MSK Zilina sign Azerbaijani forward on loan

10.02.2017 [13:33]
Slovakia`s football club MSK Zilina have confirmed the signing of Azerbaijani forward Ramil Sheydayev on a year-and-a-half loan from Turkish Trabzonspor. After 17 rounds, Zilina tops the Slovak ...

Azerrail Baku down French champions in three sets

09.02.2017 [20:07]
Azerrail Baku rallied on Thursday to their third victory in Pool C of the 2017 CEV Volleyball Champions League – Women and they did so in emphatic style as they routed France’s ST-Raphaël Var VB in three quick sets (25-20, 25-11, 25-11). ...

Azerbaijan soars in FIFA World Ranking

09.02.2017 [18:42]
FIFA has released its latest world ranking of national teams, in which Azerbaijan jumped up a spot to rank 89th with 388 points. Argentine tops the ranking with 1634 points followed by Brazil ...

Fresco to become official supporter of Baku 2017 Islamic Solidarity Games

09.02.2017 [17:17]
Baku 2017 has announced that Fresco, the supermarket chain owned by Azeri Retail LLC, will become an Official Supporter of the Baku 2017 Islamic Solidarity Games. As part of this agreement, Fresco will become the Master Licensee ...

Azerbaijani fighters win two golds at European Clubs Taekwondo Championships

09.02.2017 [16:20]
Azerbaijani taekwondo fighters Fizam Mehdiyev (58kg) and Aykhan Taghizade (68kg) have claimed the gold medals on the third day of the European Clubs Championships in Antalya. Another Azerbaijani fighter Mikayil Aliyev claimed the silver in the 54kg weight category ...

Elchin Safarov: “Baku-2017” will differ from previous Islamic Solidarity Games”

08.02.2017 [21:54]
“Propaganda programmes like “Grassroots” have very big importance for international events. Today we start propaganda activities of “Baku-2017” - 4th Islam Solidarity Games,” has said Corporate Director at Azerbaijan Islamic Solidarity Games ...