AZERBAIJANI CHESS PLAYERS SCOOP UP FOUR MEDALS IN EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIP

21.09.2006 [15:00]
European Youth Chess Championship 2006 among the chess-players aged 10 to 18 wrapped up in the Montenegrin city of Herceg Novi.
Azerbaijani chess players Vasif Dudarbayli, 14, snatched silver medal, ...

AZERBAIJAN NATIONAL FUTSAL TEAM TO MEET PORTUGAL INTERNATIONALS IN FRIENDLY

21.09.2006 [14:38]
Azerbaijani national futsal team continues its training in the Baku Sport Palace to gear for the European championship qualification matches.
The team will play two friendlies with Portugal national team ...

EUROPEAN U-17 FOOTBALL CHAMPONSIP QUALIFYING GAMES TO BE HELD IN BAKU

20.09.2006 [15:02]
European Under-17 football championship qualifying games will be held in the Tofig Bahramov stadium in Baku, September 23-26.
Led by senior coach Yashar Vahabzade, the Azerbaijani football players are drawn ...

AZERBAIJANI TAEKWONDOIST WINS BRONZE IN BANGKOK

20.09.2006 [14:50]
Azerbaijan’s taekwondoist Elnur Amanov won bronze medal in the world championship in Thailand’s capital, Bangkok.
The competition gathered athletes from about 40 countries worldwide.
The Azeri team was led by ...

AZERBAIJAN’S YOUNG BOXERS WIN TWO BRONZE MEDALS IN AGADIR

20.09.2006 [14:43]
Azerbaijan’s young boxers Rahim Najafov (51kg) and Samir Mammadov (54 kg) clinched bronze medals in the world championship in Agadir, Morocco.
The Azerbaijani team was led by senior coach Shamil ...

AZERBAIJAN’S GRECO-ROMAN WRESTLERS WIN FIVE MEDALS IN VORONEJ

20.09.2006 [13:46]
Azerbaijan’s junior and young Greco-Roman wrestlers scooped five medals in the international tournament in Voronej, Russia.
The Azeri wrestlers competed with athletes from Kazakhstan, Belarus, Ukraine and fifteen Russian provinces. ...

AZERBAIJANI CUEIST DEFEATED IN SEMIFINAL OF INTERNATIONAL BILLIARD TOURNAMENT

19.09.2006 [13:37]
"Minsk Cup" billiard tournament in pyramid style, which brought together eight strongest European cueists ended in Belarus.
Azerbaijani cueist, twice European silver champion Seymur Mammadov was defeated in the semifinal ...

DELEGATION OF MINISTRY OF YOUTH & SPORTS TO VISIT CHINA

18.09.2006 [19:52]
Azerbaijani delegation led by Minister of Youth and Sports Azad Rahimov will visit September 21-28 China to familiarize with the preparation for Olympic Games 2008 and negotiate with the heads ...

AZERBAIJAN ATHLETES GEAR FOR WORLD WEIGHTLIFTING CHAMPIONSHIP

18.09.2006 [18:39]
Azerbaijani athletes completed their workouts in Moscow as preparation for the World Weightlifting Championship to be held from September 30 to October 7 in the Dominican Republic.
Senior coach Afsat ...

AZERBAIJANI VETERAN ATHLETE WINS SILVER MEDAL AT WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP

17.09.2006 [17:20]
World weight-lifting championship for veteran athletes has wrapped up in Bordeaux, France.
Azerbaijan was represented by Akif Aliyev (56 kg) and Natig Agayev (105 kg). Akif Aliyev was successful at ...

AZERBAIJAN NATIONAL WRESTLING SQUAD NAMED

17.09.2006 [17:09]
Azerbaijan national team has been named to compete in the world wrestling championship to be held between September 24 and October 1 in Guangzhou, China.
Senior coach Elchin Jafarov-led Greco-Roman ...

SWISS VOLLEYBALL PLAYERS TRAIN WITH AZERBAIJAN INTERNATIONALS

14.09.2006 [17:43]
Switzerland national volleyball team is training in the Azerbaijan Volleyball Federation’s gym together with senior coach Faig Garayev-led Azerbaijan women national team. Two teams are expected to clash in a ...

AZERBAIJAN DROP TO 117th PLACE IN FIFA RANKINGS

14.09.2006 [12:05]
The International Football Federation has announced its latest rankings where Azerbaijan dropped to 117th place from 106th in the world.
Five times world champions Brazil still top the standings, while ...

MOUNTAINEERS TO CLIMB ‘ HEYDAR’ & ‘ ATATURK’ PEAKS

13.09.2006 [20:02]
On September 13, the mountaineers from Azerbaijan, Turkey, Iran and Georgia will climb to the ‘Heydar ‘
(3763m) and ‘Ataturk’ ( 3750m) peaks of Gusar region, named in honor of ...

AZERBAIJANI CUEIST TO ATTEND INTERNATIONAL TOURNAMENT IN MINSK

12.09.2006 [11:37]
Azerbaijani cueist Seymur Mammadov will attend the international “Minsk Cup” billiard tournament in pyramid style in Belarus, September 16-18.
Mammadov will compete with the world’s best seven cueists ...

AZERBAIJAN’S YOUNG JUDOISTS RANK 11TH IN TALLINN

12.09.2006 [11:11]
Azerbaijan’s young judoists ranked eleventh in the European championship in the Estonian capital of Tallinn.
Shahane Almammadova (57 kg) clinched silver and Seymur Rzazade (73 kg) grabbed bronze for Azerbaijan. ...

AZERBAIJANI VETERAN WRESTLERS SCOOP FIVE MEDALS IN RIGA

12.09.2006 [10:42]
Azerbaijani veteran wrestlers won five medals at the world championship in Latvian capital, Riga.
The competition brought together about 180 athletes from 28 countries.
Azerbaijan’s best result was posted by ...

FOUR AZERBAIJANI PARALYMPIANS QUALIFY FOR BEIJING 2008 OLYMPIC GAMES

12.09.2006 [10:12]
Four Azerbaijani paralympians, who participated at the world athletics championship in Assen, the Netherlands, qualified for the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games.
Oleq Panyutin, Athens Paralympic Games and European champion, won ...

ARAZ OUTCLASS GEORGIAN CHAMPION IN A FRIENDLY

11.09.2006 [14:11]
The second friendly between Araz (Azerbaijan) and Iberia (Georgia), their countries’ futsal (indoor soccer) champions, was held September 9 at the Baku Sport Complex. Araz opened the score in the ...