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Baku 2017 unveils Games` medals

08.04.2017 | Readed: 711

With 35 days until go until the Opening Ceremony on 12 May, the Azerbaijan Islamic Solidarity Games Operations Committee (AISGOC) has unveiled the medals that the athletes competing at the Baku 2017 Islamic Solidarity Games will be striving to......

Azerbaijani U21 taekwondo fighter wins European bronze

08.04.2017 | Readed: 662

Azerbaijani U21 taekwondo fighter Fizam Mehtiyev (58kg) has claimed a bronze medal on the first day of the European Championships in Sofia, Bulgaria. Mehtiyev secured the medal after beating Armenian, Bulgarian and Ukrainian......

Baku hosts 25th meeting of Executive Board of Islamic Solidarity Sports Federation

08.04.2017 | Readed: 509

On April 6, the Islamic Solidarity Sports Federation (ISSF) held its 25th Executive Board meeting in Baku, Azerbaijan. The meeting was headed by ISSF President HRH Prince Abdullah Bin Mosaad Bin......

Azerbaijan simplifies visa procedures for final round of 2017 CEV Volleyball European Championship

06.04.2017 | Readed: 482

President Ilham Aliyev has signed an order simplifying visa procedures for foreigners and stateless persons traveling to Azerbaijan in connection with the Final Round of the 2017 CEV Volleyball European Championship –......

Azerbaijani judo fighters embark on training camp in Hungary

05.04.2017 | Readed: 451

Azerbaijani judo fighters are on a training camp in Tata, Hungary. The national squad includes Vugar Shirinli (66kg), Nijat Shikhalizade (66kg), Rustam Orujov (73 kg), Hidayat Heydarov (73 kg),......

Azerbaijani wrestlers claim 3 golds at European championships

03.04.2017 | Readed: 514

Azerbaijani Greco-Roman wrestlers have claimed four medals, including three golds and one bronze, at the U23 European championships in Szombathely,......

Baku 2017 Islamic Solidarity Games presented at UNESCO

01.04.2017 | Readed: 564

Baku 2017 Islamic Solidarity Games has been presented in Paris within the Extraordinary Session of the Intergovernmental Committee for Physical Education and Sport at UNESCO Headquarters. Head of......

AZAL becomes Official Partner of Baku 2017 Islamic Solidarity Games

31.03.2017 | Readed: 511

Baku 2017 Islamic Solidarity Games and Azerbaijan Airlines (AZAL) today announced a partnership that will see the leading airline become an Official Partner to the Games, which take place in Azerbaijan’s capital city between 12 and 22......

Star Ambassador of Baku-2017 Islamic Games performed "Hello Baku- Anthem of Volunteers" together with volunteers

29.03.2017 | Readed: 678

Baku-2017 Games volunteers and star ambassador of the Games Tunzala Aghayeva performed "Hello Baku- Anthem of Volunteers" together. Lyrics of "Hello Baku- Anthem of Volunteers" were written by Director of Baku-2017 Games Operating Committee Elchin......

Azerbaijani triathlete claims European Cup title

28.03.2017 | Readed: 528

Azerbaijan`s Rostislav Pevtsov has won a gold medal at the 2017 Gran Canaria ETU Triathlon European Cup in Las Palmas, Spain. The Azerbaijani triathlete secured the medal after timing 1.50.42 among 72......

Azerbaijani basketball players win silver at international tournament in Kyrgyzstan

27.03.2017 | Readed: 708

Azerbaijan`s under-20 basketball players have claimed silver medals at Novruz-2017 international tournament in Kyrgyzstan. Azerbaijan lost to Kyrgyzstan-1 team 67-75 in the final......

Azerbaijani Greco-Roman wrestlers win World Cup silver

18.03.2017 | Readed: 581

Azerbaijan`s Greco-Roman wrestlers have claimed silver medals of the World Cup in the Iranian city of Abadan. Azerbaijan lost 5-3 to Russia in the gold medal......

Azerbaijani karate fighters win five medals on first day of Baku Open

13.03.2017 | Readed: 649

Azerbaijani karate fighters have grabbed five medals on the first day of Baku Open tournament. Asiman Gurbanli (84kg), Panah Abdullayev (-84kg) and Farida Abdullayeva (68kg) became the winners of......

Azerbaijan`s Safarov wins bronze at Baku Grand Slam judo tournament

11.03.2017 | Readed: 646

Orkhan Safarov has claimed Azerbaijan`s first medal at Grand Slam judo tournament commemorating national leader Heydar Aliyev in Baku. He won bronze in the men`s 60kg weight category. The tournament......

Azerbaijani freestyle wrestlers to compete in Istanbul tournament

10.03.2017 | Readed: 604

Azerbaijani freestyle wrestlers will vie for medals at the International 45th Yasar Dogu Tournament to be held in Istanbul, Turkey on March 10-12. Azerbaijan`s squad includes Mahir Amiraslanov......

Azerbaijani wrestlers earn three medals in Istanbul

07.03.2017 | Readed: 701

Azerbaijani Greco-Roman wrestlers have grabbed three medals at an international tournament commemorating Vehbi Emre and Hamit Kaplan in Istanbul. Islam Abbasov won a silver medal in the 85kg weight......

Azerbaijan simplifies visa procedures for 2017 Formula 1 Grand Prix

03.03.2017 | Readed: 763

President Ilham Aliyev has signed an order simplifying visa procedures for foreigners and stateless persons traveling to the Republic of Azerbaijan in connection with......

Azerrail claim tiebreak win to finish second in Pool C

02.03.2017 | Readed: 854

auron MKS Dabrowa Gornicza lost their last home match in Pool C of the 2017 CEV Volleyball Champions League – Women – and they did so after Azerrail Baku rallied to a 3-2 victory (26-24, 16-25, 25-22, 18-25, 15-10) to cement their second place in......

Shahriyar Mammadyarov ranks third at Sharjah Grand Prix

01.03.2017 | Readed: 766

Azerbaijani grandmaster Shahriyar Mammadyarov has finished third at the FIDE World Sharjah Grand Prix. French Maxime Vachier-Lagrave and Russian Alexander Grischuk played a relatively short draw,......

Azerbaijani wushu masters won five medals in Russia

23.02.2017 | Readed: 1023

Azerbaijani sportsmen won five medals, including three golds at the 3rd International Tournament “Moscow Wushu Stars -2017” The competition has brought together fighters from 20......

Fourth Islamic Solidarity Games to involve 255 judo fighters from 32 countries

22.02.2017 | Readed: 1173

“The 4th Islamic Solidarity Games in Baku will feature 255 judo fighters from 32 countries,” said Manager of Azerbaijan Judo Federation Tural Piriyev. He added that judo and para judo competitions will be held in Heydar Aliyev Arena on May......

Azerbaijani judo fighters bring home two European medals from Ital

21.02.2017 | Readed: 1400

Azerbaijani judo fighters have grabbed two medals at the European Cup held in Rome, Italy. Tural Safguliyev (90kg) claimed a silver, while Oruj Valizade (60kg) won a bronze medal for Azerbaijan. The tournament brought together 257 fighters from......

Azerbaijani wrestlers claim bronze medal at Freestyle World Cup

18.02.2017 | Readed: 1687

The Azerbaijan national wrestling team have won a bronze medal at the Freestyle World Cup held in Kermanshah, Iran. Azerbaijani wrestlers secured the medal thanks to a victory over Turkey......

Freestyle Wrestling World Cup kicks off in Iran

17.02.2017 | Readed: 1367

The Freestyle Wrestling World Cup has started in the Iranian city of Kermanshah. The world`s eight top wrestling nations, including Iran, Russia, US, Georgia, Azerbaijan, Turkey, Mongolia and India......

Azerbaijani chess player among leaders at Ferdowsi Cup

16.02.2017 | Readed: 1419

Azerbaijani chess player Loghman Guliyev is among the leaders at the 7th Ferdowsi International Open Tournament in Mashhad, Iran. After three rounds, Guliyev scored three......

Azerbaijani taekwondo fighters win two more medals at Turkish Open

15.02.2017 | Readed: 1376

Junior Azerbaijani taekwondo fighters have grabbed two more medals, including a gold at Turkish Open tournament in Antalya. Sina Bahrami claimed the gold for Azerbaijan in the 68kg weight category,......

Junior Azerbaijani taekwondo fighters win 7 medals in Turkey

14.02.2017 | Readed: 1478

Junior Azerbaijani taekwondo fighters have brought home a clutch of seven medals, including a gold from Turkish Open tournament held in Antalya. The gold medal came from Ayaz......

Azerbaijani judo fighters win three bronzes on first day of Paris Grand Slam

13.02.2017 | Readed: 1463

Azerbaijani judo fighters have claimed three bronze medals on the first day of the Paris Grand......

Azerbaijani taekwondo fighters win 32 medals at European Clubs Taekwondo Championships

11.02.2017 | Readed: 1442

Azerbaijani taekwondo fighters has won totally 32 medals at the European Clubs Taekwondo Championships held in Antalya, Turkey. Azerbaijani fighters claimed seven medals including two golds on the......

Azerrail Baku down French champions in three sets

10.02.2017 | Readed: 1416

Azerrail Baku rallied on Thursday to their third victory in Pool C of the 2017 CEV Volleyball Champions League – Women and they did so in emphatic style as they......

Ambassadors of Baku 2017 Islamic Solidarity Games announced

09.02.2017 | Readed: 1555

Star athletes and ambassadors of the Baku 2017 Islamic Solidarity Games announced. Star ambassadors are Tunzala Aghayeva, actors Rafael Isgandarov and Joshgun Rahimov, philanthropist and television......

Baku 2017 Islamic Solidarity Games announces ticket sales date

08.02.2017 | Readed: 1633

Tickets for the Baku 2017 Islamic Solidarity Games, which takes place between 12-22 May, will go on sale on 19 March and be available online and at city centre outlets across Baku. In order to......

Corporate Director Elchin Safarov: 260 thousand tickets will be available on sale for 4th Islamic Solidarity Games

02.02.2017 | Readed: 1565

260 thousand tickets will be available on sale for the 4th Islamic Solidarity Games, Corporate Director at Azerbaijan Islamic Solidarity Games Operations Committee (AISGOC) Elchin Safarov......

Azerbaijan's Orujov and Gasimov retain world judo ranking leadership

31.01.2017 | Readed: 1496

Azerbaijan`s Rustam Orujov and Elmar Gasimov have remained at the top of the International Judo Federation's updated ranking. Orujov retained his leadership in the 73kg weight category, while......

Azerbaijan remain 10th in futsal world ranking

31.01.2017 | Readed: 1595

The Azerbaijan national futsal team still sit 10th with 1435 points on the FIFA world ranking. Brazil top the ranking with 1916 points, followed by Spain and Russia with 1893 and 1766 points......

Azerbaijani wrestler wins bronze medal at Ivan Yarygin Grand Prix in Russia

28.01.2017 | Readed: 1594

Azerbaijani female wrestler Elis Manolova has won the bronze medal at the Ivan Yarygin Grand Prix after beating Russian athlete Khanim Valieva. The XXVIII Golden Grand Prix Ivan Yarygin 2017, also known as Ivan Yarygin 2017 were held in Krasnoyarsk,......

Azerrail Baku seal away victory over French rookies

27.01.2017 | Readed: 1662

Azerrail Baku claimed on Wednesday night their second victory in Pool C of the 2017 CEV Volleyball Champions League – Women as they beat French rookies ST-Raphael Var VB 3-1 (25-16, 25-21, 18-25,......

Media accreditation for Formula 1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix to start on February 20

26.01.2017 | Readed: 1481

Media accreditation for Formula 1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix will start on February 20, Baku City Circuit’s Head of Marketing and Communications, Nigar Arpardarai said. The deadline for media access to the 2017 Formula 1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix is on March......

FC Qarabag beat Polish Termalica 3-2

24.01.2017 | Readed: 1300

Azerbaijan`s football club Qarabag have defeated Polish Termalica 3-2 in a friendly. Aghabala Ramazanov, Dino Ndlovu and Badavi Huseynov scored goals for......

Media accreditation starts for 4th Islamic Solidarity Games

17.01.2017 | Readed: 1412

Media accreditation started for Baku 2017 Islamic Solidarity Games. Media representatives may enter relevant section of baku2017.com website and get detailed information about the registration......

Azerbaijani U19 footballers draw 2-2 with Kazakhstan

12.01.2017 | Readed: 1499

The Azerbaijan national under-19 football team have been held to a 2-2 draw by Kazakhstan in an international tournament commemorating Valentin Granatkin in Saint Petersburg. Azerbaijan will next face Slovakia on January......

Janez Kojicancic: “The 2019 European Youth Olympic Festival (EYOF) will be held in Baku”

11.01.2017 | Readed: 1434

“The 2019 European Youth Olympic Festival (EYOF) will be held in Baku. Up to 4,000 athletes from 50 European countries will participate in the festival”, said acting President of the European Olympic Committee (EOC) Janez......


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