• 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 ...

Rovnag Abdullayev re-elected as AFFA president VIDEO

28.01.2020 [14:59]
Rovnag Abdullayev has been re-elected as the president of the Association of Football Federations of Azerbaijan (AFFA). He has been the president of the federation since 2008. AFFA presidential elections are held every 4 years ...

Azerbaijani judokas to contest medals at Sofia European Open 2020

27.01.2020 [15:44]
Azerbaijani judokas will test their strength at Sofia European Open 2020 to be held in Bulgaria on February 1-2. Azerbaijan`s hopes will be pinned on 13 judo fighters. The tournament will feature more than 200 judokas from 33 countries. ...

Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant dies at 41 in helicopter crash VIDEO

27.01.2020 [15:23]
Kobe Bryant, one of the greatest basketball players of all time and an internationally recognizable NBA superstar, died in a helicopter crash Sunday outside Los Angeles. He was 41 years old. Bryant was flying with his 13-year-old daughter Gianna and seven other people when ...

Azerbaijani female fighter takes gold at Karate1 Premier League in Paris

27.01.2020 [14:39]
Azerbaijan`s Irina Zaretska has claimed a gold medal at the Karate1 Premier League - Paris 2020 after beating Egyptian Feryal Abdelaziz in the women`s 68kg final. Another Azerbaijani karate fighter Rafiz Hasanov won bronze in the men`s 67kg weight class ...

Valencia beat Barcelona 2-0

26.01.2020 [13:17]
Quique Setien suffered his first defeat as Barcelona boss as Valencia secured a 2-0 win at Mestalla to preserve their unbeaten home record in La Liga this season, according to Sky Sports. Marc-Andre Ter Stegen produced a string of top saves to keep Barcelona ...

Fenerbahce beat Basaksehir, rise in standings

26.01.2020 [12:29]
Turkey's Fenerbahce earned a 2-0 home win against Medipol Basaksehir in Super Lig on Saturday -- a key victory carrying the Yellow Canaries to second position in division standings, Anadolu Agency reports. Germany’s Max Kruse broke the deadlock in the 72 minute, scoring the opener for ...

Azerbaijani U19 footballers to face North Macedonia in friendly

25.01.2020 [17:24]
The Azerbaijan national under-19 football team will today clash with North Macedonia in a friendly as part of their training camp in Antalya, Turkey. The match will be held at 18:00 Baku time ...

F1 community to stage auction to help Australian bushfire victims

24.01.2020 [18:45]
As fires continue to devastate a large part of Australia, the Formula 1 community has decided to create an F1 Auction, with the money raised going to help those affected in the worst hit areas, according to the official website of Formula1. Formula 1 has joined forces with others from around the world and ...

Azerbaijani fencer to compete at Qatar Grand Prix

24.01.2020 [16:06]
Azerbaijani fencer Kenan Aliyev will test his strength at the 2020 Qatar Grand Prix to be held in Doha on January 24-26. The Grand Prix will bring together 219 fencers from 48 countries ...

Olympic officials urged to get vaccinated

23.01.2020 [18:41]
A medical academic society is calling on officials and volunteers to get vaccinated ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics to curb the spread of infections during the events, according to NHK WORLD-JAPAN. The Japanese Association for Infectious Diseases is set to announce ...

Azerbaijani fighters to compete at Karate1 Premier League - Paris 2020

22.01.2020 [14:06]
Azerbaijani fighters will contest medals at the Karate1 Premier League – Paris 2020 to be held in the capital of France on January 24-26. ...

Minsk might host maiden UEC Super Cycling European Championships in 2021

21.01.2020 [18:47]
The first edition of the UEC Super Cycling European Championships might be held in Minsk in 2021. The agreement of intent was signed by President of the European Cycling Union (UEC) Rocco Cattaneo and Chairwoman of the Belarusian Cycling Federation Natalia Tsilinskaya in the Marriott Hotel in Minsk ...

Azerbaijan to take on Liechtenstein in friendly

21.01.2020 [17:10]
The Azerbaijan national football team will face Liechtenstein in a friendly as part of their training camp in Malta. The match will be held at 19:00 Baku time on March 26. Azerbaijan will also clash with Malta at 21:00 Baku ...

Three Azerbaijani chess players to contest medals at GibChess2020

21.01.2020 [15:44]
Three Azerbaijani players will vie for medals at the Gibraltar International Chess Festival on January 21-31. Azerbaijan`s hopes will be pinned on Shahriyar Mammadyarov, Vasif Durarbayli and female chess player Gunay Mammadzade. A ten-round Open tournament, featuring super-elite and highly rated professionals in action ...

Azerbaijani karate fighters win 10 medals at Grand Prix Croatia 2020

20.01.2020 [13:37]
Young Azerbaijani karate fighters have brought home a clutch of 10 medals, including a gold from the 29th Grand Prix Croatia held in the city of Samobor. The gold medal came from Murad Hajizade in the +84kg weight category ...

Azerbaijani judokas to contest medals at Sofia European Open 2020

18.01.2020 [15:48]
Azerbaijani judokas will test their strength at Sofia European Open 2020 to be held in Bulgaria on February 1-2. Azerbaijan`s hopes will be pinned on 15 judo fighters. ...

Saudi Arabia unveils plans for F1 race in 2023

18.01.2020 [15:48]
Saudi Arabia has unveiled plans for a purpose-built circuit in a new entertainment and business development outside of the capital city, Riyadh, according to Motorsport Week. The Qiddiyah circuit has been designed by ex-Formula 1 driver Alex Wurz and it's hoped it will be completed in time to host an ...