• The Spanish Grand Prix has become the fifth race of the MotoGP season to be postponed because of coronavirus, BBC reports. The race in Jerez was intended to be the start of the MotoGP season following the cancellation of the original season opener in Qatar ...
  • The Azerbaijan Grand Prix has become the latest race of the 2020 season to be postponed, the organisers have announced, according to Formula 1 official website. Officials from the Baku City Circuit said on Monday: "The postponement was agreed upon after extensive discussions with ...
  • UEFA has announced the postponement of its flagship national team competition, UEFA EURO 2020, due to be played in June and July this year. The health of all those involved in the game is the priority, as well as to avoid placing any unnecessary pressure ...
  • The 2020 FIDE Candidates Tournament has officially opened in Yekaterinburg, Russia, according to the official FIDE website. The tournament brings together eight top world players competing to become the challenger to Magnus Carlsen at the FIDE World Chess Championship Match at the end of this year ...
  • The Olympic Flame lighting ceremony was held Thursday in Olympia, Greece, without spectators due to coronavirus concerns, according to Greek Reporter. The flame lighting ceremony, always held in the ancient Olympic site of Olympia, was attended by 100 accredited guests from ...

Greek shooting champion Anna Korakaki chosen to be first torchbearer of Tokyo 2020 Olympic Torch Relay

13.02.2020 [15:23]
The Hellenic Olympic Committee (HOC) has unanimously decided that Olympic shooting champion Anna Korakaki will be the first torchbearer at the lighting ceremony of the Olympic flame for the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, on 12 March 2020 in ancient ...

Azerbaijani Greco-Roman wrestler wins European bronze

13.02.2020 [15:20]
Azerbaijani Greco-Roman wrestler Ulvu Ganizade has captured a bronze medal at the European Championships in Rome, Italy, after defeating Russian two-time European champion Adam Kurak. He secured the medal in the 72kg weight class ...

President Ilham Aliyev congratulates national Greco-Roman wrestling team on historic victory

13.02.2020 [13:16]
President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has made a Twitter post on the occasion of the brilliant victory of the Azerbaijan national Greco-Roman wrestling team at the European Championship. ...

Azerbaijan`s Huseynov becomes two-time European wrestling champion

13.02.2020 [10:31]
Azerbaijani Greco-Roman wrestler Rafig Huseynov has claimed gold in the men`s 82kg event at the European Championships in Rome, Italy, becoming a two-time European champion. On the way to gold, Huseynov beat Swedish and Bulgarian wrestlers ...

Ferrari show off new SF1000 car with a touch of theater

12.02.2020 [20:45]
Ferrari showed off their 2020 Formula One car with a theatrical show of pride and passion on Tuesday, assuring success-starved fans that it was also very different under the skin to last year’s model, according to Reuters. The SF1000, marking the Italian team’s 1,000th race that comes up this year, is the car Ferrari hope ...

FC Qabala sign Chilean striker Rodrigo Gattas

12.02.2020 [18:41]
Azerbaijan`s football club Qabala have completed the signing of Chilean forward Rodrigo Gattas from Canadian York9 FC. The 29-year-old footballer put pen to paper on a year-and-a-half contract ...

Pierre de Coubertin`s historic manuscript finds its home at Olympic Museum in Lausanne

12.02.2020 [17:46]
The historic manuscript laying out the original plans to revive the Olympic Games was donated to the Olympic Museum in Lausanne, Switzerland, almost 130 years after it was written by Baron Pierre de Coubertin. The donation was made by Alisher Usmanov, who is also President of the International Fencing Federation ...

Azerbaijani wrestler claims European bronze in Rome

12.02.2020 [15:44]
Azerbaijani Greco-Roman wrestler Islam Abbasov has grabbed a bronze medal at the European Championships in Rome, Italy, after beating Lithuanian Eividas Stankevicius 6-2. ...

Azerbaijan`s Azizli clinches European wrestling bronze

12.02.2020 [14:41]
Azerbaijani Greco-Roman wrestler Eldaniz Azizli has taken a bronze medal at the European Championships in Rome, Italy, after defeating Italian Giovanni Freni. ...

Azerbaijani Greco-Roman wrestler crowned European champion

12.02.2020 [14:05]
Azerbaijani Greco-Roman wrestler Sanan Suleymanov (77kg) has claimed a gold medal at the European Championships in Rome, Italy. He secured the gold medal thanks to a 3-1 victory over Hungarian Zoltan Levai in the final ...

Azerbaijan`s Nijat Abasov to compete at Prague International Chess Festival 2020

11.02.2020 [17:35]
Azerbaijani chess player Nijat Abasov will vie for medals at the Challengers tournament of the Prague International Chess Festival to be held in the Czech Republic from February 12-21. The Swiss system tournament consists of nine rounds ...

Azerbaijani female chess player ranks 2nd at Iranian tournament

11.02.2020 [15:42]
Azerbaijani female player Khatun Baghirova has finished second at the 28th international Chess Festival Fajr Cup Chabahar 2020 - Group B tournament. She secured 7 points after 9 rounds ...

Azerbaijani wrestler reaches European Championships final

11.02.2020 [15:27]
Azerbaijani Greco-Roman wrestler Sanan Suleymanov (77kg) has qualified for the final of the European Championships in Rome, Italy, after defeating Armenian Karapet Chalyan in the semifinal. He will face Hungarian Zotlan Levai in the gold medal bout ...

Azerbaijani triple jumper wins silver at Balkan Indoor U20 Championships

11.02.2020 [11:19]
Azerbaijan`s Rustam Mammadov has claimed silver in the men`s triple jump at the Balkan Indoor U20 Championships held in Istanbul, Turkey. ...

Azerbaijani karate fighters take 8 medals at European Championships VIDEO

10.02.2020 [16:37]
Azerbaijan karate fighters have brought home a clutch of 8 medals, including 4 golds from the EKF Junior & Cadet and U21 European Championships held in Budapest, Hungary. Azerbaijan ranked third in the overall medal table of the tournament ...

Junior Azerbaijani karate fighter crowned European champion

08.02.2020 [15:49]
Azerbaijani karate fighter Farid Savadov has won a gold medal at the EKF Junior & Cadet and U21 European Championships in Budapest, Hungary. He secured the medal in the 57kg weight class ...

Baku to host first AGF Men's Artistic Gymnastics Junior Trophy International Tournament

08.02.2020 [12:40]
Azerbaijan Gymnastics Federation will organize the 1st AGF Men's Artistic Gymnastics Junior Trophy International Tournament n Baku on March 7-8, 2020. Junior gymnasts born in 2003-2006 will compete at the tournament, which is a test event for the Men`s ...

Azerbaijani female wrestlers to vie for European medals in Rome

07.02.2020 [19:57]
Azerbaijani female wrestlers will compete at the European Championships to be held in Rome, Italy on February 10-16. Azerbaijan`s hopes will be pinned on eight wrestlers ...