Qarabag midfielder Dani Quintana voted Europa League Player of Week

24.10.2016 | Readed: 1272

Dani Quintana – who opened the scoring in Qarabag`s 2-0 defeat of PAOK – has been voted UEFA Europa League Player of the Week for matchday three after amassing 69% of the vote. Second and third place was shared by......

Belarus ready to host 2019 European Games, President Lukashenko says

22.10.2016 | Readed: 1312

Belarus is ready to host the 2019 European Games, President Alexander Lukashenko said as he met with Acting President of the European Olympic Committees (EOC) Janez Kocijancic on 21 October, according to Belta. He stressed......

Azerbaijani triathlete claims silver at European Cup

18.10.2016 | Readed: 1389

Azerbaijani triathlete Rostyslav Pevtsov has won a silver medal at the European Cup held in Alanya. He secured the medal after timing 1.47.45......

Azerbaijani wrestler wins silver at Intercontinental Cup

18.10.2016 | Readed: 1438

Azerbaijani wrestler Mahammad Muslumov (65kg) has claimed a silver medal at the Intercontinental Cup held in Khasavyurt, Dagestan.

Another Azerbaijani wrestler Mahal Novruzov ranked fifth at the tournament.



Azerbaijani karate fighters win five world medals

18.10.2016 | Readed: 1378

Azerbaijani karate fighters have brought home five medals, including two golds form World Karate Championships held in Burgas, Bulgaria. The gold medals came from Sadi Namazov (85kg) and Aziz Abbasov......

Araz Nakhchivan make successful start to UEFA Futsal Cup main round

13.10.2016 | Readed: 1233

Azerbaijan`s Araz Nakhchivan have thrashed Georgian Tbilisi State University 7-1 in their first match of Group 2 of UEFA Futsal Cup main round in Macedonia.

Araz will next face Kosovan FC Feniks.



Azerbaijani judo fighters bring home two medals from Tashkent

11.10.2016 | Readed: 1314

Azerbaijani judo fighters have claimed two medals at the Grand Prix tournament held in Tashkent, Uzbekistan.

Jalil Shukurov (100kg) and Rufat Ismayilov (81kg) scooped silver and bronze medals respectively.


Azerbaijani grappling wrestler wins world bronze

11.10.2016 | Readed: 1459

Azerbaijani grappling wrestler Hajimurad Purtiyev (84kg) has snatched bronze medal of the World Championship held in Minsk, Belarus.

The tournament brought together nearly 700 wrestlers.


Azerbaijan hit Norway 1-0 at home to top Group C

10.10.2016 | Readed: 1412

The Azerbaijan national football team have defeated Norway 1-0 to top FIFA World Cup qualification Group C. The team shocked Scandinavians with 11th minute goal scored by Maksim Medvedev after an effective assist by Aghabala......

Young Azerbaijani sambo wrestlers to vie for world medals

04.10.2016 | Readed: 1375

Young Azerbaijani sambo wrestlers will compete in the World Championships to be held in Ploiesti, Romania on October 6-10.

Azerbaijan`s hopes will be pinned on nine wrestlers.


Baku reveals UEFA EURO 2020 host city logo

03.10.2016 | Readed: 1511

Azerbaijan and its capital Baku have given the world a glimpse of what it can expect in four years' time at their official UEFA EURO 2020 host city logo launch, according to the......

“Judo TV” launched in Azerbaijan

30.09.2016 | Readed: 1249

A new TV channel “Judo TV” of the Azerbaijan Judo Federation has started broadcasting in the country.

The TV will cover latest judo news, as well as international and national tournaments.


Azerbaijan’s Gasimov and Orujov top IJF world ranking

28.09.2016 | Readed: 1368

Azerbaijani judo fighters Rustam Orujov (73kg) and Elmar Gasimov (100kg) have remain at the top of the International Judo Federation's updated rankings.


Azerbaijani wrestling team rank 2nd at World Military Championship

26.09.2016 | Readed: 1451

Azerbaijani wrestling team have finished second at the 31st World Military Championship held in Skopje, Macedonia. Azerbaijani wrestlers snatched nine medals, including two golds. The......

Azerbaijan’s Aliyev wins gold at World Military Wrestling Championship

24.09.2016 | Readed: 1517

Azerbaijani Greco-Roman wrestler Hasan Aliyev has scooped a gold medal at the 31st World Military Championship in Skopje, Macedonia. Aliyev has defeated Russian Adam Kurak in the 71kg weight class......

Azerbaijan`s Hasanov wins Best Arbiter of 2016 Award

23.09.2016 | Readed: 1507

Vice President of Azerbaijan Chess Federation Faig Hasanov has received Best Arbiter of 2016 Award as part of the FIDE General Assembly in Baku. Four other winners of the award included Jorge Vega (Guatemala), David Welch (UK), Yuri Lobanov (Russia) and Venkatesh Kameswaran......

Azerbaijani U-19 footballers draw 2-2 with Croatia in friendly

22.09.2016 | Readed: 1277

The Azerbaijan national under-19 football team have been held to a 2-2 draw by Croatia in a friendly.

Gara Garayev and Famil Jamalov scored Azerbaijan`s goals.

The game was part of the Azerbaijani team`s training camp in Slovenia.


Azerbaijani karate fighter claims bronze in Berlin

22.09.2016 | Readed: 1802

Azerbaijani karate fighter Gurbat Maharramov has won a bronze medal at the International Banzay Cup held in Berlin, Germany.

The tournament brought together fighters from 38 countries.


Junior Azerbaijani judo fighters return home from European Championship

21.09.2016 | Readed: 1410

Azerbaijani fighters, who competed in the Junior European Judo Championships, have arrived in Baku from Malaga, Spain. At the Heydar Aliyev International Airport, the Azerbaijani judo fighters were welcomed by officials of......

European Judo Union: Quality show delivered by sparkling Heydarov

19.09.2016 | Readed: 1530

The official website of the European Judo Union has published an article about Azerbaijani judoka Hidayat Heydarov as he produced a stunning performance to win the 2016 Junior European Championships. The article says:......

Azerbaijani Para-Taekwondo fighters win nine European medals

19.09.2016 | Readed: 1375

Azerbaijani fighters have brought home a clutch of nine medals, including two golds from the European Para-Taekwondo Championships held in Warsaw, Poland. The gold medals came from Alexandr Polishuk (+75kg) and Nijat......

Azerbaijani female athlete claims Paralympic silver

19.09.2016 | Readed: 1423

Female athlete Irada Aliyeva has added silver to Azerbaijan`s medal haul at Rio 2016 Paralympics.

She secured the medal in the women's javelin throw.

Azerbaijan now rank 47th in the medal table with a gold, 8 silvers and 2 bronzes.


Azerbaijan`s swimmer wins his second silver at Rio 2016 Paralympics

19.09.2016 | Readed: 1438

Azerbaijani swimmer Dmitry Salei has claimed his second silver medal at Rio 2016 Paralympic Games. He secured the medal in the men's 50m freestyle after timing 24.29 seconds. Dmitry Salei also grabbed the silver medal in the men`s 100m backstroke. Azerbaijan......

Azerbaijan`s Mammadyarov to compete in Tal Memorial

17.09.2016 | Readed: 1353

Azerbaijan`s Shahriyar Mammadyarov will join other top chess grandmasters to decide the winner of the 10th international tournament commemorating former world champion Mikhail Tal due to take place in Moscow from September 25 to October......

Junior Azerbaijani wrestlers rank 2nd in medal table of World Championship

16.09.2016 | Readed: 1266

Junior Azerbaijani Greco-Roman wrestlers have finished 2nd in the overall medal table of the World Championship held in Tbilisi,......

Junior Azerbaijani wrestler crowned world champion

15.09.2016 | Readed: 1328

Junior Azerbaijani Greco-Roman wrestler Fail Iskandarov (46kg) has secured a gold medal at the World Championships in Tbilisi by beating Uzbek rival in the......

Azerbaijani weightlifters win two golds at European youth championships

14.09.2016 | Readed: 1363

Two Azerbaijani weightlifters have claimed gold medals at the European Youth Championships in the Polish town of Nowy......

Baku Chess Olympiad closes with solemn ceremony

14.09.2016 | Readed: 1327

The 42nd Chess Olympiad has ended with a solemn closing ceremony at the National Gymnastics Arena in Baku. Participants in the ceremony included Chairman of the Organizing Committee of Baku Chess Olympiad, Azerbaijan`s first......

Leyla Aliyeva visits Baku Chess Olympiad

09.09.2016 | Readed: 1557

The sixth round of the 42nd Chess Olympiad has started at the Baku Crystal Hall today. The press service of the Chess Olympiad reports that the Vice President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, Leyla Aliyeva, visited the Crystal Hall, observed some games and met......

Opening ceremony of 15th Summer Paralympic Games held in Rio de Janeiro

08.09.2016 | Readed: 1285

The opening ceremony of the fifteenth Summer Paralympic Games has been held in "Maracana" Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brasilia on September 8, at 02:00 in Baku. An estimated 2,700 male and 1650 female athletes from more than......

Azerbaijan rejects vacant quotas of barred Russian Paralympians for 2016 Rio

08.09.2016 | Readed: 1330

The Azerbaijani Paralympic team refused to accept three vacant quotas for 2016 Rio Games, which emerged after the entire Russian team had been barred from the much-anticipated event for Para-athletes, the press service of the Azerbaijani Sports Ministry told TASS......

World Chess Olympiad - Round 4 Highlights

07.09.2016 | Readed: 1380

Round 4 of the World Chess Olympiad brought a big derby between the top rated Russia and 5th-seeded Ukraine. Ian Nepomniachtchi put Russia in the lead, but the Ukrainians fought back and with the wins by Ponomariov and......

Yagub Eyyubov visits Baku Crystal Hall

06.09.2016 | Readed: 1234

The fourth round of the 42nd Chess Olympiad is held at the Baku Crystal Hall on 5 September. The press service of the Olympiad reports that the chairman of the Chess Olympiad Organizing Committee, Mr. Yagub Eyyubov, visited the Olympiad venue and watched some......

Azerbaijani flag raised in Rio Paralympic village

06.09.2016 | Readed: 1279

A ceremony has been held in the Rio Paralympic village to raise the Azerbaijani tricolor. Azerbaijan`s hopes will be pinned on 27 paralympic athletes in 6 sports. The opening ceremony of the Games will be held at the Maracana Stadium on September 7. Two-time Paralympic......

World Chess Olympiad - Round 2 Report

05.09.2016 | Readed: 1332

In the second round of the Baku Chess Olympiad the top rated teams continued scoring high victories. Russia, Azerbaijan, Poland and India were crushing against Turkmenistan, FYROM, UAE and Costa Rica......

Eltaj Safarli: "President`s making the first move gave us extra power"

05.09.2016 | Readed: 1279

Azerbaijan men's first team is playing against Zimbabwe in the first round of the 42nd Chess Olympiad in Baku. Eltaj Safarli playing on the fourth board has defeated his opponent Emarald Mushore. Speaking in a press......

Azerbaijani wrestler wins world bronze

03.09.2016 | Readed: 1404


Azerbaijani President awards members of national Olympic team

03.09.2016 | Readed: 1368


Azerbaijani Paralympic athletes leave for Rio

03.09.2016 | Readed: 1251

Azerbaijani athletes and delegates who will take part in the 15th Summer Paralympic Games have left for Rio de Janeiro. A solemn farewell ceremony for them was held at the Heydar Aliyev International......

Radik Isayev honored with special Olympic stipend of Azerbaijani President

02.09.2016 | Readed: 1270

President Ilham Aliyev has signed an Order conferring a special Olympic stipend of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan upon Radik Isayev. The stipend recognizes Isayev`s gold medal in taekwondo event at the Rio......

Azerbaijani futsal team name squad for World Cup

02.09.2016 | Readed: 1286

Azerbaijan have named a squad for the 2016 FIFA Futsal World Cup final tournament to be held in Colombia from 10 September to 1 October. The squad includes Rovshan Huseynli, Emin Kurdov, Rizvan Farzaliyev, Vitali Borisov, Thiago Teles Martins, Isa Atayev, Khatai Baghirov, Fineo de......

Zira sign Paraguayan footballer

02.09.2016 | Readed: 1362

Azerbaijan`s football club Zira have signed a one-year contract with Paraguayan midfielder Cesar Meza Colli.

He previously played for Italy`s Cesena, Spain`s Deportivo Alaves and Azerbaijan`s Inter Baku.



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