IOC pledges $10 million to anti-doping fight

06.11.2019 [18:27]
The International Olympic Committee has pledged $10 million to fight doping in sports, part of which would go toward storing samples from pre-Olympics testing for 10 years, according to AP. IOC president Thomas Bach made the pledge during his speech ...

Azerbaijani karate fighters bring home ten medals from Iran

06.11.2019 [15:20]
Azerbaijani karate fighters have brought home ten medals, including two golds from the Golestan Cup 2019 held in Iran. Tural Alakbarli (67kg) and Umid Asgarov (30kg) clinched golds, while Nijat Karimli (57kg), Nihat Karimzade (55kg), Isfandiyar ...

Azerbaijan win FIDE World Youth U-16 Chess Olympiad

05.11.2019 [18:56]
Azerbaijani players have become the winners of the FIDE World Youth Under-16 Chess Olympiad held in Corum, Turkey after defeating China in the last round of the tournament. Azerbaijani chess players scored 16 points ...

Azerbaijani gymnasts take four gold medals at Happy Cup 2019

05.11.2019 [16:41]
Junior Azerbaijani gymnasts have grabbed four gold medals at the Happy Cup 2019 - International Tournament in Rhythmic Gymnastics held in Ghent, Belgium. Govhar Ibrahimova bagged two golds for Azerbaijan ...

Teymur Rajabov to compete at Hamburg Grand Prix

05.11.2019 [15:36]
Azerbaijani grandmaster Teymur Rajabov will compete at the third leg of the FIDE Grand Prix series to be held in Hamburg, Germany, from November 5-17. The four-tournament series, which is running throughout the ...

Austrian referees to control APOEL vs Qarabag match in UEFA Europa League

04.11.2019 [19:12]
Austrian referee Manuel Schuettengruber will referee a game between Cypriot APOEL FC and Azerbaijan`s Qarabag in the Matchday 4 of the UEFA Europa League group stage. Schuettengruber will be assisted by his fellow countrymen Roland Brandner ...

Junior Azerbaijani freestyle wrestlers take five medals in Dagestan

04.11.2019 [13:44]
Junior Azerbaijani freestyle wrestlers have grabbed five medals at an international tournament held in Khasavyurt, Dagestan. Ramik Heybatov (55kg), Sabir Jafarov (65kg) and Jabrayil Hajiyev (71kg) captured silver medals, while Rashid Sadikhhajiyev ...

Junior Azerbaijani duo win gold medal at European Acrobatics Championships

04.11.2019 [12:11]
Junior Azerbaijani pair Murad Rafiyev and Daniel Abbasov have claimed a gold medal at the 29th European Acrobatics Championships in Holon, Israel. They secured the medal in the men`s pair dynamic event. ...

Azerbaijani weightlifter wins silver at IWF Alexander Cup

04.11.2019 [11:54]
Azerbaijan`s Nailkhan Nabiyev (96g) has bagged a silver medal at the IWF Alexander Cup in Grodno, Belarus. He sealed the medal after lifting a total of 326kg (145kg+181kg). ...

Liverpool and City grab late wins

03.11.2019 [15:18]
In echoes of last season's epic Premier League title race, Liverpool and Manchester City matched each other stride for stride to eke out 2-1 victories on Saturday when both had looked set for shock defeats. They both trailed 1-0 at halftime but Sergio Aguero's 70th-minute equaliser and ...

Real Madrid blow chance to go top after frustrating draw with Betis

03.11.2019 [11:57]
Real Madrid passed up the chance to go clear at the top of La Liga after slip-ups from title rivals Barcelona and Atletico Madrid, when they could only draw 0-0 at home to struggling Real Betis on a difficult Saturday for Spain's top three sides, according to ...

Young Azerbaijani judoka clinches European silver

03.11.2019 [11:26]
Young Azerbaijani judoka Nurlan Osmanov has grabbed a silver medal at the U23 European Championships in Izhevsk, Russia. He secured the medal after losing to Russian Murad Chopanov in the 66kg final ...

Azerbaijan women`s chess team beat Armenia to claim European bronze

02.11.2019 [19:15]
The Azerbaijan national women’s team have taken a bronze medal at the European Team Chess Championships 2019 in Batumi, Georgia after defeating Armenia 2.5-1.5 in the last round of the tournament. Russia won the tournament, while Georgia ranked second. ...

2020 Olympic marathons’ move to Sapporo set

01.11.2019 [16:45]
The Tokyo metropolitan government Friday accepted a proposal to move the 2020 Summer Olympics’ marathon and race walk events to Sapporo from the capital to avoid summer heat, according to Jiji Press. The development led to a final decision on the venue change at a meeting in Tokyo of the International Olympic Committee ...

Azerbaijan`s Mammadova claims fourth European Para taekwondo title

01.11.2019 [14:09]
Azerbaijani female Para taekwondo fighter Aynur Mammadova has become a four-time European champion after claiming gold at the European Championships in Bari, Italy. Also a two-time world champion, she secured the gold medal in the 58kg weight category ...

Junior Azerbaijani fencer to compete at Black Sea Cup

01.11.2019 [13:59]
Junior Azerbaijani female fencer Aysel Ahadova will contest medals at the FIE Black Sea Cup to be held in Sochi, Russia, on November 2-3. ...

Azerbaijan affirms readiness to provide anti-doping expert support to 10 countries

01.11.2019 [10:23]
“Azerbaijan has been constantly sharing its rich experience in the sports field. As the opportunities for expanding sports links between our country and international organizations were discussed, Azerbaijan expressed its readiness to provide expert ...

® 5th Children’s Paralympic Games to be held with support of Azercell

31.10.2019 [18:30]
The 5th Children’s Paralympic Games supported by “Azercell Telecom” LLC, representation of UNICEF in Azerbaijan and organization of Azerbaijan National Paralympic Committee will take place in the Absheron Olympic Sports Complex on November ...

Azerbaijani badminton player to compete at international tournament in Hungary

31.10.2019 [17:32]
Azerbaijani badminton player Ade Resky Dwicahyo will vie for medals at the 44th YONEX Hungarian International Championships to be held from October 31 to November 2. The tournament, with prize money of USD 25,000, will bring together 104 male and 44 female badminton players. ...