• Ukrainian football club Shakhtar Donetsk beat Real Madrid 3-2 in a shocking loss for the Spanish powerhouse in a UEFA Champions League match Wednesday, according to Anadolu Agency. Shakhtar Donetsk went to Real Madrid without 10 players because ...
  • “Considering the tense security situation in the Nagorno-Karabakh region, the UEFA Executive Committee decided that UEFA club and national team competition matches will not take place in Azerbaijan and Armenia until further notice,” according to the official website of UEFA ...
  • Azerbaijani female wrestlers have taken two medals at the 2020 Kyiv Open Cup. The gold medal came from Tetiana Omelchenko in the 65kg weight category, while Alyona Kolesnik claimed bronze in the 57kg weight class ...
  • Azerbaijan`s football club Qarabag will face Villarreal (Spain), Maccabi Tel-Aviv (Israel) and Sivasspor (Turkey) in Group I after the 2020/21 UEFA Europa League group stage draw was made in Nyon. The group stage matches will be held on October 22, October 29, November 5, November 26, December 3 and on December 10 ...
  • The United World Wrestling bureau confirmed the addition of the Ziolkowski, Pytlasinski and Poland Open to the 2021 Ranking Series. The three tournaments will be hosted by Poland. The organization also clarified the points in determining seeds for the 2021 Olympic ...

Azerbaijani grandmaster ranks 5th in rapid phase of 53rd Biel International Chess Festival

21.07.2020 [12:29]
Azerbaijani grandmaster Arkadij Naiditsch has finished 5th with 2.5 points in the rapid phase of the 53rd Biel International Chess Festival (classical, rapid and blitz events) in Switzerland. Poland’s Radek Wojtaszek won the Rapid portion of the Biel Chess Festival, with 12 points, while the second ...

Lewis Hamilton wins Hungarian Grand Prix to seize title lead

20.07.2020 [11:43]
Lewis Hamilton claimed his second race victory of the 2020 season, leading the Hungarian Grand Prix from start to finish to take control of the drivers’ championship, according to Eurosport. The six-time world champion claimed pole in Saturday ...

Galatasaray snap 8-match winless streak with home win

19.07.2020 [13:55]
Galatasaray beat Goztepe as the Lions ended an eight-match winless drought Saturday in the Turkish Super Lig, according to Anadolu Agency. Neither team was able to break the deadlock in the first half at Turk Telekom Stadium But after the break ...

Olympic chief Thomas Bach says he will stand for 2nd term

18.07.2020 [12:32]
IOC President Thomas Bach said on Friday he will stand in 2021 for a second term as president of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), according to Sport 24. The 66-year-old German was elected for an ...

Qatar to host Asian Champions League matches in West Asia

17.07.2020 [13:48]
Qatar, which will host the 2022 World Cup, will be the regional hub for West Asia in this year’s Asian Champions League matches, the continent’s governing body said on Thursday, according to Reuters. Asia’s elite club competition was suspended in early March because of the coronavirus pandemic ...

Real Madrid seal Spanish title with win over Villarreal

17.07.2020 [13:01]
Real Madrid clinched a record-extending 34th La Liga title with one game to spare by beating Villarreal 2-1 at home on Thursday thanks to two goals from their leading scorer Karim Benzema, according to Reuters. Real have 86 points after 37 games, seven more than deposed champions Barcelona who were beaten 2-1 at home to Osasuna ...

Adam Lewis signs new long-term contract with Liverpool FC

15.07.2020 [11:47]
Adam Lewis has committed his future to Liverpool FC by signing a new long-term contract with the club. According to the official website of the club, the 20-year-old Scouser made his first-team ...

Basaksehir, Trabzonspor drop points in title race

14.07.2020 [12:01]
Two would-be contenders for the Turkish Super Lig crown on Monday dropped critical points in the title race with just two matches remaining in the season, according to Anadolu Agency. Medipol Basaksehir missed a chance to win the Turkish Lig title after they were beaten ...

Real Madrid one win away from La Liga title after beating Granada

14.07.2020 [10:20]
Real Madrid are one win away from winning their 34th La Liga title after beating a resolute Granada side 2-1 on the road on Monday night, according to ESPN. The win restored Real's four-point lead over Barcelona in the table with just two games left to play ...

Sivasspor beat Fenerbahce to cement 3rd spot

13.07.2020 [12:17]
Demir Grup Sivasspor toppled Fenerbahce 2-1 in Sunday's Turkish Super Lig match to sit in the third spot in the standings, Anadolu Agency reports. Sivasspor took the lead in the ninth minute at the Ulker Stadium as Ivorian forward Arouna Kone ...

Kessie penalty saved Donnarumma's blushes as Milan hold Napoli

13.07.2020 [11:49]
AC midfielder Franck Kessie scored from a penalty to give AC Milan a 2-2 draw away to Napoli in Serie A on Sunday, sparing the blushes of his goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma whose mistakes provided the hosts with both their goals, according ...

Usman beats Masvidal to retain UFC welterweight belt

12.07.2020 [13:56]
Kamaru Usman put on a 'Fight Island' masterclass Sunday to retain his Ultimate Fighting Championship welterweight world title by grinding down a brave Jorge Masvidal in Abu Dhabi, according to AFP ...

Knee knocks out Liverpool's Henderson to end of season

11.07.2020 [14:34]
Newly crowned English champions Liverpool confirmed Friday that English midfielder Jordan Henderson will miss the last four fixtures of the Premier League due to a knee injury, Anadolu Agency reports ...

Real Madrid extend their lead to 4 points in La Liga

11.07.2020 [11:33]
La Liga leaders Real Madrid moved closer to the league title after beating Alaves 2-0 at home late Friday, Anadolu Agency reports. Karim Benzema and Asensio were the scorers in Real ...

United cruise to another win at struggling Villa

10.07.2020 [13:15]
Manchester United kept up their chase for a top-four spot with a comfortable 3-0 win at relegation-threatened Aston Villa in the Premier League on Thursday, according to Reuters. The victory means United, who are now unbeaten in 17 matches in all competitions ...

Former Man City and Real Madrid boss Pellegrini returns to management with Real Betis

10.07.2020 [12:36]
Former Manchester City and Real Madrid coach Manuel Pellegrini is back in management after agreeing to take over at La Liga club Real Betis next season, according to Goal. Reports in Spain claimed Pellegrini had been in talks with Betis for a number of weeks ...

2020 Modern Pentathlon European Championship in Hungary cancelled due to COVID-19 pandemic

09.07.2020 [19:00]
The 2020 Modern Pentathlon European Championship, which was scheduled to be hosted by Hungary’s Szekesfeherver on September 17-21, has been cancelled due to the ongoing global spread of the novel coronavirus, press service of the Russian Modern Pentathlon Federation ...

Galatasaray suffer shock defeat to Aytemiz Alanyaspor

09.07.2020 [10:27]
Galatasaray suffered a shock defeat in Alanya on Wednesday, losing to Aytemiz Alanyaspor 4-1 in the 31st match day of the Turkish Super Lig, according to Anadolu Agency. Aytemiz Alanyaspor scored the opener in the 43rd minute as ...