Azerbaijan learn rivals for UEFA U19 Championship qualifying round

14.12.2016 [12:33]
The 2017/18 UEFA European Under-19 Championship qualifying round draw has been made in Nyon, starting the road to the finals in Finland. The draw pits Azerbaijan against Serbia, Republic of Ireland and Cyprus in Group 7 ...

Azerbaijani student wins fitness model competition in Beijing

13.12.2016 [19:05]
Azerbaijani student at Beijing Sport University Sadig Hasanov has become the winner of the 8th fitness model competition among students. The competition brought together nearly 150 local and foreign students from higher schools in the Chinese capital. ...

Azerbaijani taekwondo fighters defend world title

13.12.2016 [18:44]
The Azerbaijan men`s national taekwondo team have retained the WTF World Team Championships` title. Azerbaijan secured the gold medal thanks to a victory over the Republic of Korea 21-5. ...

Azerbaijani fighter wins silver at World Pencak Silat Championship

13.12.2016 [15:46]
Azerbaijani fighter Elkhan Jafarov has claimed a silver medal at the 17th World Pencak Silat Championship held in Bali, Indonesia. The tournament brought together 700 athletes from 41 countries ...

Azerbaijani U17 footballers learn rivals for qualifying round of European Championship

13.12.2016 [15:46]
The Azerbaijan national under-17 football team have learned rivals for the qualifying round of the UEFA European Championship. The draw, held in Nyon, Switzerland, placed Azerbaijan in Group 11 with Republic of Ireland, Ukraine and Bulgaria ...

Ballon d'Or 2016: Cristiano Ronaldo favorite to beat Lionel Messi – as it happened

13.12.2016 [10:04]
Cristiano Ronaldo has won the Ballon d'Or award for the fourth time, capping a season in which his Portugal side won Euro 2016 and his club, Real Madrid, took the Champions League, according to "The Guardian". "A great honor to receive my fourth golden ball," Ronaldo said upon receiving ...

Azerbaijani wrestlers win two world bronzes

12.12.2016 [19:21]
Azerbaijani wrestlers have grabbed two medals at the World Championships (non-Olympic weight categories) 2016 held in Budapest, Hungary. Ahmadnabi Gvarzatilov (61kg) and Hasan Aliyev (71kg) won the bronze medals for Azerbaijan in the freestyle and Greco-Roman events respectively ...

Three Azerbaijani judo fighters top IJF World Ranking

12.12.2016 [19:15]
Three Azerbaijani fighters have topped the International Judo Federation's world ranking. Orkhan Safarov (60kg), Rustam Orujov (73kg) and Elmar Gasimov (100kg) are first in their categories ...

Azerbaijani fighters reach semifinal of World Taekwondo Team Championships

12.12.2016 [17:42]
The Azerbaijan men`s national taekwondo team have progressed to the semifinal of the 2016 WTF World Team Championships. Azerbaijani taekwondo fighters ranked first in Group B after defeating Belgium 27-8 and the U.S. 42-4 ...

Junior Azerbaijani chess player wins world crown

12.12.2016 [15:51]
Azerbaijan`s Samra Gasimova has become the winner of the World School Chess Championship in the girls` Under-9 category in the Russian city of Sochi. She scored 7.5 points after 9 rounds. Russia`s Galina Mikheeva and Veronika Shebenkova ranked second and third respectively ...

Azerbaijan Taekwondo Federation awarded The Best Member of the year

12.12.2016 [12:02]
The World Taekwondo Federation put on the ritz as it held its 3rd Annual Gala Awards in the ballroom annex of Baku’s Badamdar Hotel – and also raised over USD60,000 for its charity initiative, the Taekwondo Humanitarian Foundation, or THF. In an opening address, WTF President Chungwon Choue discussed how the “World Taekwondo Family” enjoys ...

Chapecoense appoint Vagner Mancini as new coach

10.12.2016 [20:28]
Chapocoense have appointed a new coach following the plane crash that killed most of their players and coaching staff, according to Sky Sports. The Brazilian club has just six eligible players after the plane carrying the squad to Colombia for the first leg of the ...

World Wrestling Championships starts in Budapest

10.12.2016 [18:11]
The World Wrestling Championships (non-Olympic weight categories) 2016 has today started in Budapest, Hungary. Azerbaijan`s hopes will be pinned on six wrestlers, including two women ...

Azerrail Baku ready to defend Azerbaijan’s honour in women’s Champions League

09.12.2016 [20:48]
Azerrail Baku have been playing in the CEV Volleyball Champions League for many years already. This time around they start their campaign from the group stage and will be doing so hosting Poland’s Tauron MKS Dabrowa Gornicza on December 15. Next to ...

Azerbaijan`s Harchegani claims gold at World Taekwondo Grand Prix

09.12.2016 [20:18]
Azerbaijani fighter Milad Beigi Harchegani has won a gold medal at the World Taekwondo Grand Prix Final in Baku. He secured the gold thanks to a victory over Egyptian Seif Eissa. ...

Azerbaijani MMA fighter crowned world champion

09.12.2016 [18:38]
Fighter of Azerbaijan`s Qabala club Shahin Ramazanov (70kg) has become the winner of the World MMA Championship held in Kharkiv, Ukraine. ...

Serbian referee to control Azerrail Baku vs MKS Dabrowa Gornicza match

09.12.2016 [17:32]
Serbian referee Ivan Lazarevic will be in charge of a match between Azerbaijan`s Azerrail Baku and Polish MKS Dabrowa Gornicza in 2017 CEV Volleyball Champions League - Women. Lazarevic will be assisted by Italian Stefano Cesare. ...

Azerbaijan`s Harchegani into final at World Taekwondo Grand Prix

09.12.2016 [17:14]
Azerbaijani fighter Milad Beigi Harchegani has qualified for the final of the World Taekwondo Grand Prix Final in Baku. He reached the final after defeating Mexican Rene Lizarraga. ...

Force India expecting "phenomenal" F1 development rate in 2017

09.12.2016 [15:55]
Force India deputy team principal Bob Fernley expects to see a "phenomenal" rate of development as F1 teams get to grips with the new rules next season, according to motorsport.com. Fernley says his team is optimistic that it will have a good package at the start of the season, but concedes that it won't be ...