AZERTAC - Azerbaijan State News Agency https://azertag.az AZERTAC - Azerbaijan State News Agency Azerbaijani female wrestler into European Championships final Azerbaijani female wrestler Elnura Mammadova has progressed to the final of the U20 European Championships in Rome, Italy. She will take on Turkish Tuba Demir in the 55kg final https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijani_female_wrestler_into_European_Championships_final-2198819 Thu, 30 Jun 2022 12:15:00 +0400 Azerbaijani U20 Greco-Roman wrestlers win five European medals Azerbaijani Greco-Roman wrestlers have claimed five medals, including two golds at the U20 European Championships in Rome, Italy. The gold medals were clinched by Nihad Guluzade and Lachin Valiyev. Gurban Gurbanov https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijani_U20_Greco_Roman_wrestlers_win_five_European_medals-2198693 Thu, 30 Jun 2022 11:37:00 +0400 Young Azerbaijani wrestlers take two European golds Azerbaijani Greco-Roman wrestlers have captured two gold medals at the U20 European Championships in Rome, Italy. The gold medals were clinched by Nihad Guluzade and Lachin Valiyev https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Young_Azerbaijani_wrestlers_take_two_European_golds-2197571 Wed, 29 Jun 2022 15:05:00 +0400 Azerbaijani Greco-Roman wrestler into final of European Championships Azerbaijani Greco-Roman wrestler Gurban Gurbanov has progressed to the final of the U20 European Championships in Rome, Italy. He will take on Hungarian Attila Tamas Toesmagi in the 72kg final https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijani_Greco_Roman_wrestler_into_final_of_European_Championships-2197298 Wed, 29 Jun 2022 12:46:00 +0400 Azerbaijani powerlifter claims two European golds Azerbaijan`s Ramil Ahmadov has grabbed two gold medals at the WPC/AWPC Powerlifting Championship held in the city of Kiskunfélegyháza, Hungary. He secured the titles in the Classic Row with a lift of 850kg and Deadlift event https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijani_powerlifter_claims_two_European_golds-2197127 Wed, 29 Jun 2022 11:49:00 +0400 Takumi Minamino joins Monaco from Liverpool for €18 million Monaco have signed Takumi Minamino from Liverpool for €18 million, according to The Athletic. The 27-year-old flew back from Japan to complete a medical this week, with his arrival at the Stade Louis II confirmed on Tuesday afternoon. Liverpool will receive https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Takumi_Minamino_joins_Monaco_from_Liverpool_for_18_million-2197115 Wed, 29 Jun 2022 11:43:00 +0400 Azerbaijani gymnast brings home three medals from Hungary Azerbaijani gymnast Aydin Alizade has taken three medals at the 7th International Men's Artistic Gymnastics Cup among juniors held in Budapest, Hungary. He secured silver medals in the men`s floor exercises and vault, and a bronze medal in the rings https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijani_gymnast_brings_home_three_medals_from_Hungary-2196647 Tue, 28 Jun 2022 20:27:00 +0400 Azerbaijani boxers win seven medals in Romania Junior Azerbaijani boxers have taken seven medals, including three golds at the Gheorgheni Open Tournament held in Romania. The gold medals came from Mahammadali Ashiraliyev, Mahammadali Gasimzade and female boxer Emili Rzayeva https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijani_boxers_win_seven_medals_in_Romania-2196629 Tue, 28 Jun 2022 20:13:00 +0400 Azerbaijan`s chess player ranks 3rd in Italy Azerbaijan`s Eltaj Safarli has finished 3rd at an international chess tournament held in Italy. He scored 6,5 points after 9 rounds. https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijans_chess_player_ranks_3rd_in_Italy-2196482 Tue, 28 Jun 2022 19:01:00 +0400 Azerbaijani female judokas clinch two medals at European Cup Azerbaijani female judokas have won two medals at Banja Luka Junior European Cup 2022 held in Bosnia And Herzegovina. Konul Aliyeva claimed silver, while Aytaj Gardashkhanli scooped bronze of the tournament. https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijani_female_judokas_clinch_two_medals_at_European_Cup-2196350 Tue, 28 Jun 2022 18:26:00 +0400 Azerbaijani Paralympic athlete claims gold at Tunis 2022 Grand Prix Azerbaijani athlete Maharram Gasimov has captured a gold medal at the Tunis 2022 World Para Athletics Grand Prix held in Tunisia. Gasimov earned the medal in the men`s shot put F11 with a result of 10.13 meters https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijani_Paralympic_athlete_claims_gold_at_Tunis_2022_Grand_Prix-2195816 Tue, 28 Jun 2022 15:14:00 +0400 Azerbaijani judokas to contest medals at Banja Luka Junior European Cup 2022 Azerbaijani judokas will test their strength at Banja Luka Junior European Cup 2022 to be held in Bosnia And Herzegovina on June 25-26. Azerbaijan`s hopes will be pinned on seven judokas. The tournament will bring together 227 judokas from 24 countries https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijani_judokas_to_contest_medals_at_Banja_Luka_Junior_European_Cup_2022-2193590 Sat, 25 Jun 2022 18:01:00 +0400 Azerbaijani judokas claim 4 medals on Day 2 of European Championships Cadets Porec 2022 Azerbaijani judokas have won four medals, including a gold on Day 2 of the European Championships Cadets Porec 2022 in Croatia. Fidan Alizade grabbed a gold medal in the women`s 57kg weight category. Nijat Naghiyev https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijani_judokas_claim_4_medals_on_Day_2_of_European_Championships_Cadets_Porec_2022-2193224 Sat, 25 Jun 2022 13:57:00 +0400 IBA stripped of hosting boxing events at Paris 2024 Olympics by IOC The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has stripped the International Boxing Association (IBA) of its rights to organize boxing events at the Paris 2024 Olympic Games due to ongoing concerns over governance issues within the organization, according to insidethegames https://azertag.az/en/xeber/IBA_stripped_of_hosting_boxing_events_at_Paris_2024_Olympics_by_IOC-2193014 Sat, 25 Jun 2022 11:46:00 +0400 Madrid registers interest in hosting F1 race The government of the Spanish city of Madrid has written to Formula 1 CEO Stefano Domenicali to register its interest in hosting a grand prix in the future, according to Racer. F1 has received a number of approaches from potential host venues wanting to join the calendar https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Madrid_registers_interest_in_hosting_F1_race-2192207 Fri, 24 Jun 2022 17:17:00 +0400 Azerbaijani judokas capture 4 medals on Day 1 of European Championships Cadets Porec 2022 Azerbaijani judokas have clinched four medals, including two golds on the first day of the European Championships Cadets Porec 2022 in Croatia. The gold medals came from Shahin Orujov and Nizami Imranov. Female judoka Aydan Valiyeva bagged https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijani_judokas_capture_4_medals_on_Day_1_of_European_Championships_Cadets_Porec_2022-2192048 Fri, 24 Jun 2022 16:14:00 +0400 Azerbaijani Greco-Roman wrestling team top medal table at Matteo Pellicone Ranking Series The Azerbaijan Greco-Roman wrestling team have finished first in the overall medal table of the Matteo Pellicone Ranking Series event in Rome, Italy. Murad Mammadov, Taleh Mammadov, Hasrat Jafarov and Islam Abbasov bagged gold medals for Azerbaijan https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijani_Greco_Roman_wrestling_team_top_medal_table_at_Matteo_Pellicone_Ranking_Series-2191970 Fri, 24 Jun 2022 15:49:00 +0400 Teymur Rajabov draws with Richard Rapport at FIDE Candidates 2022 Azerbaijani grandmaster Teymur Rajabov has been held to a draw by Hungarian Richard Rapport in Round 6 of the 2022 FIDE Candidates Chess Tournament in Madrid, Spain. After six rounds, Rajabov scores 2,5 points https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Teymur_Rajabov_draws_with_Richard_Rapport_at_FIDE_Candidates_2022-2191910 Fri, 24 Jun 2022 15:17:00 +0400 Azerbaijani table tennis players to contest medals at European Youth Championships Azerbaijani players will compete in the 2022 European Table Tennis Youth Championships to be held in Belgrade, Serbia on July 6-15. Azerbaijan`s hopes will be pinned on six tennis players https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijani_table_tennis_players_to_contest_medals_at_European_Youth_Championships-2190821 Thu, 23 Jun 2022 19:16:00 +0400 Azerbaijani wrestlers capture 8 medals on Day 1 of Matteo Pellicone Ranking Series Azerbaijani Greco-Roman wrestlers have grabbed eight medals, including four golds on the first day of the Matteo Pellicone Ranking Series event in Rome, Italy. The gold medals came from Murad Mammadov, Taleh Mammadov, Hasrat Jafarov and Islam Abbasov https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijani_wrestlers_capture_8_medals_on_Day_1_of_Matteo_Pellicone_Ranking_Series-2190161 Thu, 23 Jun 2022 15:07:00 +0400 Mane leaves Liverpool as Bayern Munich confirm €41m transfer Sadio Mane has departed Liverpool and joined Bayern Munich in a €41 million (£35m/$43m) move, according to Goal. The 30-year-old informed the Reds of his desire to leave after their Champions League final defeat against Real Madrid in May, and with Mane having just one year left on his contract https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Mane_leaves_Liverpool_as_Bayern_Munich_confirm_41m_transfer-2190122 Thu, 23 Jun 2022 14:45:00 +0400 Azerbaijani wrestlers to compete at Matteo Pellicone Ranking Series in Italy Azerbaijani wrestlers will test their strength at the Matteo Pellicone Ranking Series event to be held in Rome, Italy on June 22-25. Azerbaijan`s hopes will be pinned on 11 Greco-Roman and 17 freestyle wrestlers. This will be the fourth consecutive year that the Italian Wrestling Federation's Matteo Pellcone https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijani_wrestlers_to_compete_at_Matteo_Pellicone_Ranking_Series_in_Italy-2189303 Wed, 22 Jun 2022 20:08:00 +0400 Sabail FC announce signing of Ugandan winger Azerbaijan`s football club Sabail Baku have signed a one-year deal with Ugandan winger Luwagga Kizito. The 28-year-old Uganda international left Israel`s Hapoel Nof HaGalil following the expiry of his contract https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Sabail_FC_announce_signing_of_Ugandan_winger-2189222 Wed, 22 Jun 2022 18:56:00 +0400 Azerbaijani female shooter wins bronze at ISSF Grand Prix Shotgun Azerbaijani female shooter Nurlana Jafarova has claimed a bronze medal at the ISSF Grand Prix Shotgun held in Konya, Turkiye. She secured the medal in the skeet women event. Other Azerbaijani shooters Ali Huseynli and Alina Rafikhanova scooped bronze in the trap mixed team event https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijani_female_shooter_wins_bronze_at_ISSF_Grand_Prix_Shotgun-2188733 Wed, 22 Jun 2022 15:40:00 +0400 Romanian Laurențiu Reghecampf appointed as new head coach of Neftchi Baku Romanian Laurențiu Reghecampf has been named Neftchi Baku`s head coach until the end of the 2024 season. He succeeds Samir Abbasov, who left his post last month https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Romanian_Laureniu_Reghecampf_appointed_as_new_head_coach_of_Neftchi_Baku-2188667 Wed, 22 Jun 2022 15:13:00 +0400 FIFA extends rules allowing foreigners to suspend employment contracts with Russian clubs Foreign players and coaches will be allowed to suspend employment contracts with Russian clubs until June 30, 2023, the FIFA press service said on Tuesday, according to TASS. "Should clubs affiliated to the Ukrainian Association of Football https://azertag.az/en/xeber/FIFA_extends_rules_allowing_foreigners_to_suspend_employment_contracts_with_Russian_clubs-2188445 Wed, 22 Jun 2022 13:43:00 +0400 Azerbaijani taekwondo fighters claim 14 medals at Croatia Open 2022 Young Azerbaijani taekwondo fighters have won 14 medals, including seven golds at the Croatia Open 2022 held in Zagreb. The gold medals came from Mehdi Budagli, Ilyas Hatamli, Vugar Aslanov, Tamerlan Yagubov, Vasif Salimov and female fighters Zahra https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijani_taekwondo_fighters_claim_14_medals_at_Croatia_Open_2022-2187497 Tue, 21 Jun 2022 18:39:00 +0400 Eto'o accepts suspended prison sentence for tax fraud Former Barcelona player Samuel Eto'o and former agent Jose Maria Mesalles have been handed a 22-month and one year suspended prison sentence respectively for tax fraud of 3.8 million euros between 2006 and 2009, according to MARCA https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Eto_039o_accepts_suspended_prison_sentence_for_tax_fraud-2187053 Tue, 21 Jun 2022 15:59:00 +0400 Young Azerbaijani boxers bring home ten medals from Georgia Young Azerbaijani boxers have claimed a clutch of ten medals, including five golds at an international tournament in honor of European and world champion Georgi Kandelaki held in Gori, Georgia. The gold medals came from Kanan Babayev (48kg), Amin Mammadzade (51kg), Kamil Babayev (54kg) https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Young_Azerbaijani_boxers_bring_home_ten_medals_from_Georgia-2186876 Tue, 21 Jun 2022 14:46:00 +0400 Azerbaijani gymnasts clinch four European bronzes Azerbaijani female gymnasts have captured four medals at the 2022 European Championships in Rhythmic Gymnastics in Tel Aviv, Israel. Kamila Gafarova earned a bronze medal in the clubs, while another three bronzes were clinched by the national gymnastics team. https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijani_gymnasts_clinch_four_European_bronzes-2186015 Mon, 20 Jun 2022 20:21:00 +0400 Teymur Rajabov draws with Ian Nepomniachtchi at FIDE Candidates 2022 Azerbaijani GM Teymur Rajabov has been held to a draw by GM Ian Nepomniachtchi in Round 3 of the 2022 FIDE Candidates Chess Tournament in Madrid, Spain. FIDE Candidates 2022 is one of the most important events of the year as the world’s https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Teymur_Rajabov_draws_with_Ian_Nepomniachtchi_at_FIDE_Candidates_2022-2185934 Mon, 20 Jun 2022 18:52:00 +0400 Azerbaijani freestyle wrestling team crowned European champions The Azerbaijan freestyle wrestling team have finished first in the overall medal table of the European Cadets Championships in Bucharest, Romania. Sadig Huseynov (45kg), Vasif Baghirov (48kg), Elman Aghayev (51kg), Jamal Abbasov (55kg), Ilyas Isayev (65kg) and Yusif Dursunov (110kg) bagged gold https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijani_freestyle_wrestling_team_crowned_European_champions-2185364 Mon, 20 Jun 2022 15:19:00 +0400 Azerbaijani karate fighters bring home five European medals Azerbaijani karate fighters have clinched five medals, including three golds, at the 2022 Cadet, Junior & U21 Championships, held in Prague, Czech Republic on June 17-19. The gold medals came from Vahid Hasanov https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijani_karate_fighters_bring_home_five_European_medals-2185028 Mon, 20 Jun 2022 12:38:00 +0400 Azerbaijani female fencer bags gold at European Championships in Türkiye Azerbaijani female fencer Anna Bashta has captured a gold medal at the European Fencing Championships held in Antalya, Türkiye on June 17-22. She secured the medal thanks to a 15-9 victory over Italian fencer Rossella Gregorio in the women`s sabre individual event https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijani_female_fencer_bags_gold_at_European_Championships_in_Turkiye-2184800 Mon, 20 Jun 2022 10:58:00 +0400 Azerbaijani table tennis players to compete in European Youth Championships Azerbaijani table tennis players will contest medals at the European Youth Championships to be held in Belgrade, Serbia on July 6-15. Azerbaijan`s hopes will be pinned on ten tennis players https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijani_table_tennis_players_to_compete_in_European_Youth_Championships-2183768 Sat, 18 Jun 2022 17:23:00 +0400 Azerbaijani female wrestlers bring home three European medals Azerbaijani female wrestlers have clinched three medals, including a gold, at the European Cadets Championships in Bucharest, Romania. The gold medal came from Ruzanna Mammadova in the 49kg weight class. Elvina Karimzade (43kg) bagged silver for Azerbaijan, while Aysel Mammadzade (46kg) claimed a bronze medal of the tournament. https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijani_female_wrestlers_bring_home_three_European_medals-2183660 Sat, 18 Jun 2022 16:13:00 +0400 Four Azerbaijani freestyle wrestlers into European Cadets Championships final Four Azerbaijani freestyle wrestlers have reached the final of the European Cadets Championships in Bucharest, Romania. Vasif Baghirov (48kg), Jamal Abbasov (55kg), Ilyas Isayev (65kg) and Yusif Dursunov (110kg) will battle for gold medals https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Four_Azerbaijani_freestyle_wrestlers_into_European_Cadets_Championships_final-2183474 Sat, 18 Jun 2022 14:38:00 +0400 Laszlo Toth elected as European Judo Union President Hungarian Laszla Toth has been elected as the President of the European Judo Union (EJU) at the organization`s Extraordinary Congress in Vienna. He will replace German Otto Knaitinger, who served as president after https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Laszlo_Toth_elected_as_European_Judo_Union_President-2183381 Sat, 18 Jun 2022 13:48:00 +0400 Azerbaijani Salei takes two golds at World Para Swimming Championships Azerbaijani Raman Salei has captured two golds at World Para Swimming Championships in Madeira, Portugal. He secured the golds in the men's 100m freestyle and 50m freestyle events. Salei also won two silver medals in the men's 100m backstroke and 100m butterfly events. https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijani_Salei_takes_two_golds_at_World_Para_Swimming_Championships-2182766 Fri, 17 Jun 2022 21:18:00 +0400 Azerbaijani gymnast wins European bronze Azerbaijan`s Kamila Gafarova has grabbed a bronze medal at the 2022 European Championships in Rhythmic Gymnastics in Tel Aviv, Israel. She earned the medal after scoring 28.850 points with clubs. https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijani_gymnast_wins_European_bronze-2182748 Fri, 17 Jun 2022 21:00:00 +0400 FIFA announces 16 host sites for 2026 World Cup FIFA has announced 16 host cities for the 2026 FIFA World Cup, selecting 11 cities in the United States, three cities in Mexico and two cities in Canada. The 2026 FIFA World Cup will mark the first time that three countries have hosted the competition. The 16 cities across the United States, Canada and Mexico https://azertag.az/en/xeber/FIFA_announces_16_host_sites_for_2026_World_Cup-2182061 Fri, 17 Jun 2022 16:06:00 +0400 Azerbaijani female wrestler crowned European champion Azerbaijani female wrestler Ruzanna Mammadova has become the winner of the European Cadets Championships in Bucharest, Romania. She secured the gold medal after defeating Italian Fabiana Rinella in the 49kg final https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijani_female_wrestler_crowned_European_champion-2182031 Fri, 17 Jun 2022 15:54:00 +0400 Azerbaijan`s Rajabov to face French Firouzja on Day 1 of FIDE Candidates Chess Tournament Azerbaijani grandmaster Teymur Rajabov will take on French Alireza Firouzja on Day 1 of the 2022 FIDE Candidates Tournament in Madrid, Spain. The FIDE Candidates Tournament is the ultimate qualifier for the FIDE World Championship. Eight prominent grandmasters will compete for a top spot in this double round-robin (all play all) https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijans_Rajabov_to_face_French_Firouzja_on_Day_1_of_FIDE_Candidates_Chess_Tournament-2181857 Fri, 17 Jun 2022 15:03:00 +0400 Azerbaijani U17 Greco-Roman wrestlers bring home eight European medals Azerbaijani Greco-Roman wrestlers have claimed eight medals, including two golds, at the European Cadets Championships in Bucharest, Romania. The gold medals were clinched by Faraim Mustafayev and Mahammad Gasimzade. Elvin Ibadov, Vadat Gasimli https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijani_U17_Greco_Roman_wrestlers_bring_home_eight_European_medals-2179934 Thu, 16 Jun 2022 14:09:00 +0400 Turkiye beats Lithuania 2-0 to remain perfect in UEFA Nations League The Turkish national football team beat Lithuania 2-0 on Tuesday and remained perfect in four matches in League C Group 1 in the UEFA Nations League, according to Anadolu Agency. Kaan Ayhan opened the scoring in the 37th minute at Gursel Aksel Stadium in Izmir https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Turkiye_beats_Lithuania_2_0_to_remain_perfect_in_UEFA_Nations_League-2178707 Wed, 15 Jun 2022 12:30:00 +0400 Costa Rica qualify for 2022 FIFA World Cup The Costa Rica national football team earned the last ticket to the 2022 FIFA World Cup after defeating New Zealand 1-0 in the intercontinental playoffs on Tuesday, according to Anadolu Agency. Joel Campbell scored the winning goal early in the third minute at the Al Rayyan Stadium in Qatar https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Costa_Rica_qualify_for_2022_FIFA_World_Cup-2178629 Wed, 15 Jun 2022 11:06:00 +0400 Chelsea extend Scottish midfielder Gilmour's contract Billy Gilmour has renewed his contract with Chelsea for another two years, the English football club announced on Monday, according to Anadolu Agency. "The midfielder, who spent this past season on loan at Norwich City, will remain https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Chelsea_extend_Scottish_midfielder_Gilmour_039s_contract-2178398 Tue, 14 Jun 2022 20:53:00 +0400 Australia qualify for 2022 FIFA World Cup The Australian national football team reserved their place at the 2022 FIFA World Cup, eliminating Peru 5-4 on penalties late Monday, according to Anadolu Agency. The qualification playoff's regular time and extra time ended 0-0, so the penalties decided the winning https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Australia_qualify_for_2022_FIFA_World_Cup-2178092 Tue, 14 Jun 2022 18:18:00 +0400 Azerbaijani boxers to contest medals in international tournament in Georgia Young Azerbaijani boxers will test their strength at an international tournament in honor of European and world champion Georgi Kandelaki to be held in Gori, Georgia. Azerbaijan’s hopes will be pinned on 14 boxers https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijani_boxers_to_contest_medals_in_international_tournament_in_Georgia-2177750 Tue, 14 Jun 2022 16:30:00 +0400 Azerbaijani swimmers bring home 27 medals from Croatia Azerbaijani swimmers have claimed a clutch of 27 medals, including ten golds at the international “Golden Orlando” competition. The tournament was held in Dubrovnik, Croatia, on June 9-13 https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijani_swimmers_bring_home_27_medals_from_Croatia-2177384 Tue, 14 Jun 2022 14:06:00 +0400