Azerbaijan`s grandmaster wins Cappelle-la-Grande Open tournament

10.03.2021 [12:58]
Azerbaijani grandmaster Rauf Mammadov has become the winner of the bullet game of the Cappelle-la-Grande Open held in France. He secured the title with 13 points. Azerbaijan`s female player Gulnar Mammadova finished 1st in the rapid tournament with 6.5 points ...

Haaland scores twice to carry Dortmund to quarterfinals

10.03.2021 [10:14]
Borussia Dortmund's Norwegian star Erling Haaland carried his team to the UEFA Champions League quarterfinals, scoring a brace in a match Tuesday against Sevilla that ended 2-2, according to Anadolu Agency. Germany's Dortmund proceeded to the next stage ...

Hungary to host Azerbaijan vs Qatar match

09.03.2021 [18:08]
The venue of a match between Azerbaijan and Qatar in the 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifying round, which was initially scheduled to take place in Austrian capital of Vienna on March 27, has been changed to Nagyerdei ...

Fenerbahce earn Konyaspor win to stay in title race

09.03.2021 [10:26]
Fenerbahce on Monday toppled Ittifak Holding Konyaspor 3-0 to stay in the 2020-21 Turkish Super Lig title race, according to Anadolu Agency. Visitors Fenerbahce took the lead in the first half at MEDAS Konya Buyuksehir Belediye Stadium when Hungarian defender Attila Szalai made ...

Azerbaijani judoka grabs bronze at Tashkent Grand Slam

07.03.2021 [12:11]
Azerbaijani judoka Rustam Orujov has won a bronze medal at Tashkent Grand Slam 2021 after beating Uzbek Obidkhon Nomonov. Orujov secured the medal in the men's 73kg weight class ...

Besiktas seal narrow 2-1 win, jump to top of Super Lig

07.03.2021 [11:02]
Besiktas claimed a narrow 2-1 win over Gaziantep on Saturday to move to the top of the Turkish Super Lig, according to Anadolu Agency. Vincent Aboubakar scored twice to give Besiktas a 2-0 lead and Dicko converted the penalty in the 90th minute to make the score 2-1 ...

Azerbaijani judoka advances to semifinal of Tashkent Grand Slam 2021

05.03.2021 [15:49]
Azerbaijani judoka Karamat Huseynov (60kg) has reached the semifinal of Tashkent Grand Slam 2021. On the way to the semifinal, he beat Russian Ayub Bliyev, South Korean Harim Lee, Turkish Mihrac Akkus and Tajik Shahboz Saidaburorov ...

Paris to stage rescheduled Tokyo 2020 European boxing qualifier

05.03.2021 [13:37]
Paris has been chosen to stage the rearranged European boxing qualifier for the postponed Olympic Games in Tokyo, according to insidethegames.biz. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) Boxing Task Force (BTF), which is organizing the qualifiers, confirmed the French capital had replaced London ...

Fenerbahce struggle to get home draw, Ozil injured

05.03.2021 [11:50]
Fenerbahce fought hard to get a 1-1 draw against Fraport TAV Antalyaspor in a Turkish Super Lig match on Thursday, also the Istanbul club's German star Mesut Ozil suffered a foot injury, according to Anadolu Agency ...

Azerbaijani judokas to contest medals at Tashkent Grand Slam 2021

04.03.2021 [15:18]
Azerbaijani judokas will test their strength at Tashkent Grand Slam 2021 to be held in Uzbekistan on March 5-7. Azerbaijan`s hopes will be pinned on 12 judo fighters ...

Galatasaray suffer shocking loss to Ankaragucu

04.03.2021 [10:22]
Turkish Super Lig leaders Galatasaray were stunned 2-1 on Wednesday by MKE Ankaragucu, according to Anadolu Agency. But while the win boosted the morale of Ankaragucu players, the team from Ankara are still on the verge of relegation ...

Tokyo Olympics add 12 women to executive board to reach 42%

03.03.2021 [13:34]
The Tokyo Olympics made a symbolic gesture toward gender equality on Tuesday by appointing 12 women to the body’s executive board, according to AP. The board will now have 19 women among its 45 members ...

Archery and Muaythai added to European Games 2023

02.03.2021 [14:56]
The European Games Kraków-Małopolska 2023 will showcase the continent’s top athletes in a range of Olympic and non-Olympic sports, including archery and muaythai, the latest additions to the programme of the third edition of Europe’s leading multisport event, according to the official website of the European Olympic Committees (EOC) ...

Azerbaijani wrestlers bring home six medals from Kiev tournament

01.03.2021 [19:12]
Azerbaijani wrestlers have captured six medals, including two golds at the 24th Outstanding Ukrainian Wrestlers and Coaches Memorial held in Kiev. The gold medals were clinched by Ahmadnabi Gvarzatilov ...

Azerbaijan`s Mammadyarov and Rajabov in Top 10 of FIDE rating

01.03.2021 [17:09]
The International Chess Federation (FIDE) has announced its ratings for March 1, 2021, placing Azerbaijani grandmaster Shahriyar Mammadyarov 8th with 2770 points. Another Azerbaijani grandmaster Teymur Rajabov is listed 10th with 2765 points. ...

AC Milan edge AS Roma in thriller to keep Serie A title race alive

01.03.2021 [15:20]
AC Milan returned to form with an enthralling 2-1 victory away to AS Roma on Sunday that a restored a four-point gap to Serie A leaders Inter Milan, according to Reuters. The visitors hit the bar and had two goals disallowed before ...

Azerbaijan`s wrestler takes gold at international tournament in Ukraine

01.03.2021 [13:19]
Azerbaijani wrestlers have brought home three medals, including a gold from the 24th Outstanding Ukrainian Wrestlers and Coaches Memorial held in Kiev. Ali Rahimzade bagged a gold medal for Azerbaijan in the 65kg weight class, while Turan Bayramov and female ...

Fenerbahce beat Trabzonspor to stay in title race

01.03.2021 [10:27]
Fenerbahce on Sunday defeated Trabzonspor 1-0 in their Turkish Super Lig match to keep the title race alive, according to Anadolu Agency. The visiting team Fenerbahce's Greek midfielder Dimitris Pelkas broke the deadlock in the 76th minute ...

Galatasaray beat Erzurumspor to maintain league lead

28.02.2021 [13:34]
Galatasaray beat Buyuksehir Belediye Erzurumspor 2-0 in a Super Lig week 27 match Saturday to keep a hold on their lead in Turkey's top-tier football division. Galatasaray had enough goals in the first half at home as Egyptian striker Mostafa Mohamed scored twice ...