European Olympic Committees hold first meeting in Lausanne

03.02.2017 [19:26]
The 2nd European Games will be held in Minsk, Belarus from 14th – 30th June 2019, according to the latest Press Releases from the Olympic Council and the European Olympics Committees. The final sporting programme has not yet been decided for the Minsk 2019 Games ...

McLaren drops MP4 from new F1 car name

03.02.2017 [18:35]
McLaren is breaking with tradition this year in the naming of its Formula 1 car, dropping the MP4 tag that has been used since 1981. According to Motor Sport, the Woking-based outfit announced on Friday that its 2017 ...

Azerbaijani triathlete remains 17th in ITU world rankings

03.02.2017 [17:54]
Azerbaijani athlete Rostislav Pevtsov retained his 17th position in the world rankings of the International Triathlon Union (ITU). He now has 3209.77 points. Spanish Mario Mola tops the rankings ...

Baku bids to host 2019 UEFA Champions League and Europa League finals

03.02.2017 [16:51]
Baku and Madrid are bidding to host the 2019 Champions League final. The Olympic Stadium in the Azerbaijani capital will be a 2020 European Championship venue, and Atletico Madrid's new Metropolitano Stadium will open this year. Both have capacities of about 70,000 ...

Iran bans travel of US wrestlers

03.02.2017 [16:04]
Iran on Friday banned U.S. wrestlers from participating in the Freestyle World Cup competition this month in response to President Donald Trump's executive order forbidding visas for Iranians, according to an official IRNA news agency report. IRNA quoted Iran's foreign ministry ...

Azerbaijani judo fighters bring home four medals from Italy

03.02.2017 [15:58]
Young Azerbaijani judo fighters have claimed four medals, including two golds at the Trofeo Alpe Adria tournament held in Lignano, Italy. The gold medals came from Haji Musayev and Naim Huseynov. Tofig Mammadov and ...

Cameroon beat Ghana 2-0, will face Egypt in final

03.02.2017 [13:24]
Cameroon struck twice in the second half to secure passage to the Africa Cup of Nations final, putting the result beyond any doubt with a second in stoppage time, according to Deutsche Welle. Egypt now await Cameroon, in a repeat of 2008's ...

Academy of Baku City Circuit Operations Company inaugurated

03.02.2017 [10:42]
Head office of the Baku City Circuit (BCC) Operations Company hosted an opening ceremony of the newly established academy for volunteer activities. Addressing the opening ceremony, the Youth and Sports Minister Azad Rahimov, ...

2017 Formula 1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix one & two-day tickets on sale now

02.02.2017 [21:43]
Baku City Circuit launch new ticket options for fans as early bird phase draws to a close. Baku City Circuit today announced the release of new one and two-day ticket options for the 2017 Formula 1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix, which will be available to purchase online via www.bakucitycircuit.com. The second successive Formula 1 ...

Neftchi Baku sign Spanish striker

02.02.2017 [19:27]
Azerbaijan’s football club Neftchi Baku have confirmed the signing of Spanish striker Daniel Segovia from Austrian Sankt Polten on a year-and-a-half contract. Daniel Segovia will wear the number 12 shirt ...

Demba Ba returns to Besiktas from Shanghai Shenhua

02.02.2017 [18:25]
Besiktas have re-signed Demba Ba on loan from Shanghai Shenhua until the end of the season, according to PA Sport. The striker, 31, returns to the club he left in 2015 to join Shenhua and will attempt to rebuild his career after a period in which it ...

Corporate Director Elchin Safarov: 260 thousand tickets will be available on sale for 4th Islamic Solidarity Games VIDEO

01.02.2017 [21:11]
260 thousand tickets will be available on sale for the 4th Islamic Solidarity Games, Corporate Director at Azerbaijan Islamic Solidarity Games Operations Committee (AISGOC) Elchin Safarov said. According to him, the ticket sales will start on Novruz holiday. Safarov added that over 12 500 volunteers ...

ABU Baku to face Kram Start Elblag

01.02.2017 [19:15]
The Azerbaijan women`s handball club ABU Baku will take on Polish Kram Start Elblag in the round of 16 of the Challenge Cup. ABU Baku defeated Belgian Femina Vise in the Round ...

Baku 2017 Islamic Solidarity Games bring games makers together to mark 100 days to go VIDEO

01.02.2017 [17:21]
Baku 2017 Islamic Solidarity Games starts to count down the days until the Opening Ceremony, and over 300 games makers gathered to mark 100 days to go to this significant for country sports event. The Chrystal Hall hosted up to 300 volunteers that came together to mark the remarkable ...

Azerbaijan to face Qatar in friendly

01.02.2017 [15:47]
The Azerbaijan national football team will clash with Qatar in a friendly in Doha. The game will take place at the Jassim bin Hamad Stadium at 20:00 Baku time on March ...