Opening ceremony of 2nd European Games held in Minsk

22.06.2019 [10:54]
An opening ceremony of the 2nd European Games has been held in Minsk, Belarus. The ceremony at the Dynamo Stadium was watched by heads of state and government of a number of countries, including Speaker of Azerbaijan’s Milli Majlis Ogtay Asadov ...

Parliament Speaker watches Azerbaijani boxer`s bout at 2nd European Games

21.06.2019 [19:31]
Speaker of the Parliament Ogtay Asadov has watched an Azerbaijani boxer`s bout at the 2nd European Games in Minsk, Belarus. Tayfur Aliyev (56 kg) defeated Bulgarian Boyan Asenov 3:2 in the 1/16 of final ...

Former Liverpool and Atletico Madrid striker Torres announces retirement

21.06.2019 [17:13]
Former Atletico Madrid, Liverpool and Chelsea striker Fernando Torres has announced that he is to retire from football, according to goal.com. At 35 years of age, the experienced frontman, who had been playing for Japanese side ...

® Nar to support athletes with disabilities

21.06.2019 [11:52]
Continuing its corporate social responsibility strategy (CSR) aimed at youth and sports, Nar will support the “Umid” sports club. Mobile operator will contribute to preparation of club members for participating at European and World championships, in order ...

Azerbaijani Greco-Roman wrestlers rank 2nd at European championship

20.06.2019 [14:07]
Azerbaijani Greco-Roman wrestling team have ranked 2nd in the overall medal table of the 2019 Cadet European Championships held in the Italian city of Faenza. With 135 points, Azerbaijan finished as runner-ups behind Russia with 178 points ...

Over 2,000 people check into Athletes’ Village prior to 2nd European Games in Minsk

20.06.2019 [13:35]
“More than 2,000 people have already checked into the Athletes’ Village set up for the 2nd European Games in Minsk,” consultant of the Minsk European Games Organizing Committee (MEGOC) Narmina Aliyeva said during a media tour to the ...

Professional Boxing Federation of Azerbaijan plans to hold various events for development of professional boxing

20.06.2019 [12:46]
The Professional Boxing Federation of Azerbaijan has recently held an election conference. The agenda included topics such as future activities of the federation, development strategy, organizational works, etc ...

15 Azerbaijani judokas to compete at 2nd European Games in Minsk

20.06.2019 [11:26]
Fifteen Azerbaijani judo fighters will contest medals at the second edition of the European Games, which begin on Friday, June 21, ending on June 30 in Minsk, Belarus ...

Two Azerbaijani wrestlers become European champions

19.06.2019 [21:04]
Two Azerbaijani wrestlers have claimed gold medals at the 2019 Cadet European Championships in Faenza, Italy. Malik Aliyev and Nihad Mammadli secured titles in the 48kg and 55kg weight categories respectively ...

Baku 2019 holds diplomatic briefing ahead of 15th Summer European Youth Olympic Festival

19.06.2019 [19:24]
Heads of European diplomatic missions accredited in Azerbaijan have attended a diplomatic briefing hosted by the ‘Baku 2019’ European Youth Olympic Festival (EYOF) Operations Committee. Held in partnership with Azerbaijan`s Ministry of Foreign Affairs ...

Ukraine sink South Korea to claim under-20 World Cup glory

17.06.2019 [14:07]
Ukraine recovered from the shock of falling behind to an early penalty as they beat South Korea 3-1 to win the under-20 World Cup final in Poland on Saturday, AFP reports. Vladyslav Supriaha was the star for Ukraine, the 19-year-old Dynamo Kiev player scoring twice as his country ...

Azerbaijani powerlifter defeats Armenian rival to claim European tittle

15.06.2019 [16:33]
Azerbaijan`s Razim Huseynov has won the European Powerlifting Championship in Sochi, Russia. He secured the title with a lift of a total of 885kg in three tries to defeat an Armenian opponent ...

Maradona leaves Mexican club Dorados

14.06.2019 [21:22]
Diego Maradona has resigned as coach of Mexican second-division club Dorados for health reasons, his lawyer said Thursday, after nine tumultuous months in the job for the Argentine football legend, AFP reported. ...

Azerbaijani U16 footballers draw 2-2 with North Macedonia in friendly

14.06.2019 [16:52]
The Azerbaijan national under-16 football team have been held to a 2-2 draw by North Macedonia in a friendly. Azerbaijan`s goals came from Amin Garayev and Ikhtiyar Mamiyev. The match was held as part of the Azerbaijani footballers` training ...

IAAF unveils new name and logo

12.06.2019 [13:16]
The IAAF Council approved the global governing body’s new name and logo at the 217th IAAF Council Meeting which concluded in Monaco, according to the organization’s official website. The new name, ‘World Athletics’, builds upon the organization`s restructuring and governance reform agenda ...

Junior Azerbaijani kickboxer wins international K-1 tournament in Georgia

11.06.2019 [21:14]
Junior Azerbaijani kickboxer Nihat Taghizade has become the winner of the international K-1 tournament held in Georgia. He secured the title in the 45kg weight class ...