• Ukrainian football club Shakhtar Donetsk beat Real Madrid 3-2 in a shocking loss for the Spanish powerhouse in a UEFA Champions League match Wednesday, according to Anadolu Agency. Shakhtar Donetsk went to Real Madrid without 10 players because ...
  • “Considering the tense security situation in the Nagorno-Karabakh region, the UEFA Executive Committee decided that UEFA club and national team competition matches will not take place in Azerbaijan and Armenia until further notice,” according to the official website of UEFA ...
  • Azerbaijani female wrestlers have taken two medals at the 2020 Kyiv Open Cup. The gold medal came from Tetiana Omelchenko in the 65kg weight category, while Alyona Kolesnik claimed bronze in the 57kg weight class ...
  • Azerbaijan`s football club Qarabag will face Villarreal (Spain), Maccabi Tel-Aviv (Israel) and Sivasspor (Turkey) in Group I after the 2020/21 UEFA Europa League group stage draw was made in Nyon. The group stage matches will be held on October 22, October 29, November 5, November 26, December 3 and on December 10 ...
  • The United World Wrestling bureau confirmed the addition of the Ziolkowski, Pytlasinski and Poland Open to the 2021 Ranking Series. The three tournaments will be hosted by Poland. The organization also clarified the points in determining seeds for the 2021 Olympic ...

Mikel Oyarzabal to miss Nations League games after positive COVID-19 test

31.08.2020 [20:15]
Mikel Oyarzabal has tested positive for coronavirus, according to Marca. The Real Sociedad captain confirmed his diagnosis in a post on social media in which he said he was self-isolating at home ...

Neftchi to face Galatasaray in UEFA Europa League

31.08.2020 [16:31]
Azerbaijan`s football club Neftchi Baku will take on Turkish giant Galatasaray in the UEFA Europa League 2nd qualifying round. The draw for the Europa League second qualifying round was made in the UEFA headquarters in Switzerland. The match will be held in Baku on September ...

FC Qarabag learn rival for UEFA Champions League 3rd qualifying round

31.08.2020 [16:18]
Azerbaijan’s football club Qarabag have learned their rival for the third qualifying round of the UEFA Champions League as the draw ceremony was held in Nyon, Switzerland. FC Qarabag will take on Norway`s Molde FK ...

Lewandowski is Germany’s footballer of the Year 2020

31.08.2020 [10:37]
One week after completing the treble, Bayern frontman Robert Lewandowski has been given the great honor of being chosen as ‘Footballer of the Year’ in Germany, according to the club’s official website. The 32-year-old striker received 276 votes in the poll carried out by sports ...

Progress of karate amid coronavirus pandemic discussed in second round of meetings with national federations

29.08.2020 [16:45]
The second round of meetings with national federations has been held as World Karate Federation (WKT) President Antonio Espinós met via videoconference with representatives of national organisations from European countries. The first gathering had representatives from nearly 30 European national federations ...

European Weightlifting Championship in Moscow postponed until 2021

28.08.2020 [18:16]
The 2020 European Weightlifting Championship in Moscow has been moved to 2021, First Vice President of the European Weightlifting Federation (EWF) Sergei Syrtsov told TASS on Friday. The International Weightlifting Federation announced in March that the tournament, which was initially scheduled ...

Neftchi Baku reach UEFA Europa League 2nd qualifying round

28.08.2020 [12:15]
Azerbaijan`s Neftchi Baku have progressed to the second qualifying round of the UEFA Europa League after beating North Macedonian KF Shkupi 2-1 in Baku. Neftchi Baku`s goals came from ...

Azerbaijan’s Qarabag qualify for UEFA Champions League third qualifying round

27.08.2020 [11:30]
Azerbaijani FC Qarabag have advanced to the UEFA Champions League third qualifying round after defeating Moldovan Sheriff 2-1 in Baku. Qarabag’s first goal came from Uros Matic in the 22nd minute from the penalty spot. Mahir Emreli scored Qarabag`s second goal in the 63rd minute. ...

Azerbaijani gymnasts congratulate First Vice-President Mehriban Aliyeva on her birthday

26.08.2020 [13:33]
Members of the Azerbaijan national gymnastics team have sent a congratulatory video message to First Vice-President of Azerbaijan, President of the Gymnastics Federation Mehriban Aliyeva on her birthday. AZERTAC presents the video message ...

Usain Bolt in self-quarantine after taking virus test

25.08.2020 [15:53]
Former Olympic Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt decided to go into self-isolation after taking a coronavirus test on Saturday, he announced Monday, according to Anadolu Agency. The eight-time Olympic gold winner shared a video on ...

Olympics: Tokyo flame to go on display to public next month

25.08.2020 [12:23]
The Olympic flame will go on display at the Japanese Olympic Museum from Sept. 1, the Japanese Olympic Committee (JOC) announced on Monday, according to Reuters. The flame was last seen in Fukushima after ...

Azerbaijan tops leaderboard, advancing directly to quarterfinals of FIDE Online Olympiad 2020

24.08.2020 [14:26]
Azerbaijan was the only team in Pool B to win all the three matches on the first day of play in the top division of the FIDE Online Olympiad 2020, advancing directly to quarterfinals of the tournament. Azerbaijan, with 14 points, took the first place thanks to a strong performance ...

Steely Bayern edge PSG to claim Champions League crown

24.08.2020 [11:20]
Bayern Munich were crowned European champions for the sixth time after beating Paris St Germain 1-0 thanks to a second-half header from former PSG youth academy graduate Kingsley Coman in an absorbing Champions League final on Sunday, according to Reuters ...

Spezia make Serie A for first time

22.08.2020 [16:33]
Spezia made Serie A for the first time in their history by beating Frosinone in a Serie B promotion play-off Thursday night, according to ANSA news agency. Spezia, from the Ligurian port city of La Spezia, lost 1-0 at home but had won at Frosinone by the same ...

Azerbaijan to face Slovenia in friendly

22.08.2020 [12:50]
The Azerbaijan national football team will take on Slovenia in a friendly. The match will be held in Ljubljana on November 10. ...

Dorilton takeover marks end of an era for Williams F1

22.08.2020 [11:21]
Former Formula One champions Williams announced their sale to U.S.-based private investment firm Dorilton Capital on Friday, a deal that marked the end of an era for the struggling family-owned team, according to Reuters ...

Sevilla bag sixth Europa League trophy

22.08.2020 [11:00]
Spanish football club Sevilla was crowned 2020 UEFA Europa League champions Friday with a 3-2 win against Italy's Inter Milan, according to Anadolu Agency. It has become habit for Sevilla to win the title as it is the most successful team in the second tier of Europe’s ...

King Carlsen wins richest online chess event ever

21.08.2020 [16:16]
Magnus Carlsen has won his own $1 million signature tournament proving he is the best online speed chess player on the planet, according to the official FIDE website. Chess fans around the globe were gripped today as the World Champion overcame ...