Ukraine sink South Korea to claim under-20 World Cup glory

17.06.2019 [14:07]
Ukraine recovered from the shock of falling behind to an early penalty as they beat South Korea 3-1 to win the under-20 World Cup final in Poland on Saturday, AFP reports. Vladyslav Supriaha was the star for Ukraine, the 19-year-old Dynamo Kiev player scoring twice as his country ...

Azerbaijani powerlifter defeats Armenian rival to claim European tittle

15.06.2019 [16:33]
Azerbaijan`s Razim Huseynov has won the European Powerlifting Championship in Sochi, Russia. He secured the title with a lift of a total of 885kg in three tries to defeat an Armenian opponent ...

Maradona leaves Mexican club Dorados

14.06.2019 [21:22]
Diego Maradona has resigned as coach of Mexican second-division club Dorados for health reasons, his lawyer said Thursday, after nine tumultuous months in the job for the Argentine football legend, AFP reported. ...

Azerbaijani U16 footballers draw 2-2 with North Macedonia in friendly

14.06.2019 [16:52]
The Azerbaijan national under-16 football team have been held to a 2-2 draw by North Macedonia in a friendly. Azerbaijan`s goals came from Amin Garayev and Ikhtiyar Mamiyev. The match was held as part of the Azerbaijani footballers` training ...

IAAF unveils new name and logo

12.06.2019 [13:16]
The IAAF Council approved the global governing body’s new name and logo at the 217th IAAF Council Meeting which concluded in Monaco, according to the organization’s official website. The new name, ‘World Athletics’, builds upon the organization`s restructuring and governance reform agenda ...

Junior Azerbaijani kickboxer wins international K-1 tournament in Georgia

11.06.2019 [21:14]
Junior Azerbaijani kickboxer Nihat Taghizade has become the winner of the international K-1 tournament held in Georgia. He secured the title in the 45kg weight class ...

Azerbaijani judokas to compete in Zagreb Grand Prix 2019

11.06.2019 [17:58]
Azerbaijani judokas will contest medals at Zagreb Grand Prix 2019 to be held in Croatia on July 26-28. Azerbaijan`s hopes will be pinned on 14 judo fighters. The tournament will bring together nearly 250 judokas from 49 nations ...

Azerbaijani judokas to contest medals at Budapest Grand Prix 2019

11.06.2019 [16:52]
Azerbaijani judokas will test their strength at Budapest Grand Prix 2019 to be held in Hungary on July 12-14. Azerbaijan`s hopes will be pinned on 11 judo fighters. The tournament will bring together more than 500 judokas from 70 countries ...

Azerbaijani gymnast wins bronze in Kazakhstan

10.06.2019 [21:09]
Young Azerbaijani gymnast Narmin Bayramova has scooped a bronze medal at the International Rhythmic Gymnastics Tournament in Shymkent, Kazakhstan. She secured the medal in the individual all-around event ...

Azerbaijani U19 footballers beat Belarus 1-0 in friendly

10.06.2019 [20:11]
The Azerbaijan national under-19 football team have defeated Belarus 1-0 in a friendly. Azerbaijan`s goal came from Tural Valizade. The game was held as part of the Azerbaijan team`s training camp in Minsk, Belarus ...

Azerbaijani fighters take two bronzes at Karate1 Premier League

10.06.2019 [20:07]
Azerbaijani fighters have captured two bronze medals at Karate1 Premier League held in Shanghai, China. The medals were clinched by Firdovsi Farzaliyev and Panah Abdullayev in the men`s 60kg and 84kg divisions respectively. The tournament brought together 543 karate fighters from 76 countries ...

Junior Azerbaijani wrestlers claim two more medals at European Championships

10.06.2019 [18:44]
Junior Azerbaijani wrestlers have added a silver and a bronze to their medal haul at the European Championships in Pontevedra, Spain. Askhab Hamzatov (92kg) grabbed silver, while Islam Abuyev (125kg) captured bronze of the tournament ...

Portugal win inaugural UEFA Nations League tournament

10.06.2019 [16:27]
Portugal were crowned the first ever UEFA Nations League winners, narrowly edging past the Netherlands with a solitary goal thanks to a classy second half finish by Gonçalo Guedes, according to Euronews. On a balmy night in Porto, the hosts, helped by a stadium mostly packed with red-shirted Portuguese supporters ...

Ashleigh Barty wins French Open at Roland Garros

09.06.2019 [14:42]
Ashleigh Barty became the first Australian singles winner of the French Open in 46 years as she demolished Czech teenager Marketa Vondrousova on Saturday, according to Sky Sports. Barty bamboozled the unseeded 19-year-old to win 6-1 6-3 in an hour and 10 minutes to claim ...

UEFA publishes article about Baku

09.06.2019 [13:41]
The official website of UEFA has published an article headlined “Beautiful Baku”. The article reads: “While a relative newcomer to the world of hosting international sporting events, Baku has quickly established itself as a popular host city with a lot to offer ...

Junior Azerbaijani wrestlers claim two European golds

09.06.2019 [13:00]
Junior Azerbaijani wrestlers have grabbed two gold medals at the European Championships in Pontevedra, Spain. The gold medals were clinched by Turan Bayramov (65kg) and Abubakr Abakarov (79kg) ...

Formula 1 set for $175m cost cap in 2021

09.06.2019 [12:09]
A cost cap of $175m per year is set to be imposed on Formula 1 teams from the 2021 season – obliging big spenders Mercedes, Ferrari and Red Bull to trim their budgets, according to Motorsport.com. The number will be enshrined in the newly-created Formula 1 Financial Regulations, which will stand alongside ...

Turkey beat France 2-0 in EURO 2020 qualifiers

09.06.2019 [10:56]
Turkey defeated France for the first time ever in its history, 2-0, to lead Group H in EURO 2020 qualifiers, Anadolu Agency reported. The match at Konya Torku Arena saw a resilient Turkish national squad taking the lead against world champions France in the 30th minute ...

3rd European Games in 2023 look set for Poland

07.06.2019 [13:06]
The final deadline for the submission of the completed candidature documents for the 3rd edition of the European Games in 2023 passed on 31 May and the European Olympic Committees (EOC) confirms that one application has been received from the NOC of Poland as a joint bid from the city of Krakow and the Malopolska Region ...