Airbnb signs ‘$500 Million’ Olympic sponsorship ahead of IPO

19.11.2019 [15:48]
Airbnb has signed a sponsorship deal reportedly worth $500 million with the International Olympic Committee (IOC) ahead of its planned IPO in 2020, according to Forbes. At a launch event at Japan House in London, IOC president Thomas Bach said Airbnb would commit to providing “guaranteed” ...

Azerbaijani female karate fighter wins French Cup 2019

19.11.2019 [14:39]
Azerbaijani female karate fighter Irina Zaretska, representing a French club, has claimed gold at the 2019 French Karate Cup in Paris. Zaretska will join other Azerbaijani fighters for the last stage of the Karate 1 Premier League 2019 in Madrid late ...

Construction of Tokyo`s new Olympic stadium complete

19.11.2019 [14:15]
Construction work on the new National Stadium, the main venue for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics, has been completed, the Japan Sport Council said Tuesday, according to The Mainichi. Construction of the 157 billion yen ($1.4 billion) stadium started ...

UEG to become European Gymnastics from April 2020

18.11.2019 [16:36]
The European Union of Gymnastics (UEG) will change its name to European Gymnastics on April 1 next year following approval at the General Assembly in the Bulgarian capital of Sofia. The news follows a similar switch in name which saw the International Association of Athletics Federations ...

Mick Schumacher drives dad Michael's soon-to-be-auctioned title-winning Ferrari

16.11.2019 [15:43]
One of the most iconic and successful Formula 1 cars of all time, Michael Schumacher’s F2002, is set to take centre stage in the first ever auction held by Formula 1 and RM Sotheby’s, and taking place in Abu Dhabi on November 30, according to the official website ...

“euro2020.affa.az” website launched

16.11.2019 [10:17]
Azerbaijan has launched a new informative website as Baku Olympic Stadium will host three group matches and one quarter final round game of the UEFA Euro 2020. The web-site contains information on specific sections that may interest football fans ...

Russia snub new Adidas shirts with upside-down flag

15.11.2019 [16:36]
Russia's football authorities said Wednesday the national team will not be wearing new Adidas-designed shirts in upcoming Euro-2020 qualifiers after some pointed out they reverse the colours of the Russian flag, according to BeSOCCER. "In the upcoming games, the Russian national team will continue using the kit in which it began ...

Azerbaijani judokas to contest medals at Osaka Grand Slam 2019

14.11.2019 [22:48]
Azerbaijani judo fighters will vie for medals at the Osaka Grand Slam 2019 to be held in Japan on November 22-24. Azerbaijan`s hopes will be pinned on 16 judokas. The tournament will feature about 600 fighters from 99 countries ...

® Azercell supports 5th Children’s Paralympic Games

14.11.2019 [20:49]
The 5th Children’s Paralympic Games supported by “Azercell Telecom” LLC, representation of UNICEF in Azerbaijan, BP and Toyota companies, as well as organized by Azerbaijan National Paralympic Committee has been held in the Absheron Olympic Sports Complex ...

Azerbaijani taekwondo fighters win three medals at 2019 Korean Ambassador’s Cup

14.11.2019 [10:40]
Azerbaijani fighters have grabbed three medals, including two golds and one bronze at the 2019 Korean Ambassador's Cup Taekwondo World Championship held in Muju, Republic of Korea. Sayyad Dadashov (51kg) and Yashar Mammadli (63kg) secured gold medals, while Riyad Shiraliyev ...

Baku hosts International Gala marking 30th anniversary of International Paralympic Committee

13.11.2019 [19:48]
Azerbaijan State Theatre of Young Spectators is hosting an International Gala entitled “The Invincible” to mark the 30th anniversary of International Paralympic Committee (IPC). The event is co-organized by the Heydar Aliyev Foundation and the ...

Azerbaijani female karate fighters claim two medals at Belgian tournament

13.11.2019 [18:12]
Azerbaijani female karate fighters have brought home two medals from the Open International De La Province De Liège Tournament held in Belgium. Suada Karimova (kumite) and Neda Rezai (kata) earned bronze ...

Munich to host multi-sport European Championships in 2022

13.11.2019 [13:03]
The EC2022 Board is pleased to announce that Munich will host the 2022 European Championships following unanimous approval of their bid by the participating European Federations, according to the European Athletics website ...

Azerbaijani sumo wrestler claims European gold

12.11.2019 [18:40]
Azerbaijan`s Jamal Feyziyev has grabbed a gold medal of the Sumo European Cup in Dzerzhinsk, Russia. On the way to the final in the 115kg weight category, he defeated wrestlers from Russia and Ukraine ...

Another Azerbaijani athlete qualifies for Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games

12.11.2019 [10:32]
Azerbaijan`s Olokhan Musayev has progressed into the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games after registering 41.58m in the men`s disc throw in the World Para Athletics Championships in Dubai, the UAE ...

Azerbaijani female judokas bring home five medals from Cameroon

10.11.2019 [15:37]
Azerbaijani female judokas have taken five medals at Yaounde African Open 2019 held in Cameroon. Leyla Aliyeva and Larisa Florian clinched gold medals in the 48kg and 57kg weight classes respectively. Gultaj Mammadaliyeva ...

Bayern Munich thrash Borussia Dortmund

10.11.2019 [15:16]
Two goals from the seemingly unstoppable Robert Lewandowski helped Bayern Munich banish the nightmare of last week's thrashing by Eintracht Frankfurt that led to the sacking of Niko Kovac, according to Sky Sports ...

Galatasaray shutout Gaziantep FK to rise in standings

10.11.2019 [11:38]
Galatasaray moved up in the standings in Turkish top-tier Super Lig with a shutout victory Saturday in an away match against Gaziantep FK, Anadolu Agency reported. Galatasaray took the lead in minute 21 as Turkish ...