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 ...

Azerbaijani pencak silat fighters to vie for medals at Martial Arts World Games 2020 in US

07.02.2020 [14:39]
Azerbaijani pencak silat fighters will test their strength at the 44th Arnold Battle of Columbus Martial Arts World Games 2020 to be held in the US on March 6-8. Along with pencak silat, the tournament will also feature competitions in judo, taekwondo, karate, sambo, wushu ...

Organizers of Tokyo 2020 set up working group to fight against coronavirus

07.02.2020 [14:13]
The 2020 Summer Olympics Organizing Committee in Tokyo decided to create a working group to deal with the spread of coronavirus and its potential negative impact on the upcoming Games. This was announced on Thursday by the Japanese organizing committee. ...

China GP off as Shanghai bans 'all sports events'

06.02.2020 [15:24]
China`s grand prix in April looks set to be scrapped completely. At least 560 people have now died of the coronavirus, whose epicenter is the city of Wuhan which is about 800 kilometers from ...

Azerbaijani judokas to battle for medals at Dusseldorf Grand Slam 2020

04.02.2020 [19:09]
Azerbaijani judokas will test their strength at Dusseldorf Grand Slam 2020 to be held in Germany on February 21-23. Azerbaijan`s hopes will be pinned on 18 judo fighters. The Dusseldorf Grand Slam 2020 will bring together about 900 judokas from 122 countries ...

Azerbaijan`s GM Mammadyarov 10th in URS ratings

04.02.2020 [18:17]
Azerbaijani grandmaster Shahriyar Mammadyarov ranks 10th with 2762 points in the latest edition of the Universal Rating System (URS) ratings. Another Azerbaijani grandmaster Teymur Rajabov is listed 12th ...

Azerbaijani taekwondo fighters claim three golds at Turkish Open 2020

04.02.2020 [17:01]
Azerbaijani fighters have taken three gold medals at the Turkish Open - World Taekwondo - G-1 tournament held in Istanbul, Turkey. The golds were clinched by Javad Aghayev (68kg), Milad Beigi Harchegani (80kg) and female fighter Farida Azizova ...

Azerbaijani pencak silat team to compete at international tournament in Kazakhstan

04.02.2020 [14:57]
Azerbaijani fighters will vie for medals at an international Pencak Silat tournament to be held in Kazakhstan from February 7-9. Azerbaijan`s hopes will be pinned on 8 fighters ...