Qarabag sign Serbian goalkeeper on two-year deal

02.09.2016 | Readed: 1191

Azerbaijan`s football club Qarabag have confirmed the signing of Serbian goalkeeper Bojan Saranov from Partizan on a two-year contract.

He also played for Maccabi Haifa and Ergotelis.



Qabala sign Croatian midfielder

02.09.2016 | Readed: 1342

Azerbaijan`s football club Qabala have signed a two-year contract with Croatian midfielder Petar Franjic.

The 25-year-old footballer previously played for Dinamo Zagreb, NK Istra 1961 and RNK Split.



176 countries register for participating in Baku World Chess Olympiad

01.09.2016 | Readed: 1369

81 male and 142 female teams from 176 countries will compete in 42nd World Chess Olympiad to be held in Baku. The competitions will end on September 13. Three male and female teams of Azerbaijan will compete in the......

Junior Azerbaijani chess player wins European bronze

30.08.2016 | Readed: 1291

Azerbaijani chess player Ali Suleymanov has claimed a bronze medal at the European Youth Championship held in Prague, the Czech Republic. After nine rounds, Suleymanov earned 7......

Five days left for Olympiad opening ceremon

29.08.2016 | Readed: 1433

Dry runs of the opening ceremony of the 42nd World Chess Olympiad are now under way. The press service of the Baku Chess Olympiad reports that a number of Azerbaijan’s renowned art figures are involved in the organization of the ceremony to be held at the......

Europa League group stage draw: Qarabag to meet Fiorentina, Qabala to face Anderlecht

27.08.2016 | Readed: 1442

Azerbaijan`s football club Qarabag will face Italian Fiorentina, Greek PAOK and Czech Slovan Liberec in Group J after the draw was made for the UEFA Europa League group stage. Azerbaijan`s Qabala were drawn in Group C with......

Qarabag seal Europa League group stage spot

26.08.2016 | Readed: 1208

Azerbaijan`s FC Qarabag have qualified for the UEFA Europa League group stage after a stunning performance against Swedish IFK Goteborg at Tofig Bahramov Republican Stadium in Baku. Qarabag defeated Goteborg 3-0 to take full revenge of last week`s 0-1 defeat in Sweden to secure a......

IPC grants three Olympic spots to Azerbaijan

25.08.2016 | Readed: 1360

The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has allocated three Olympic slots to compete at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games to Azerbaijan as IPC is redistributing 267 spots that had been secured by Russian athletes following the Court of Arbitration for Sport`s dismissing an appeal by the......

Firdovsi Umudov: "All our victories at Rio 2016 we dedicate to martyrs"

25.08.2016 | Readed: 1268

“All our victories at the Rio Olympics we dedicate to martyrs, including those who died during the April clashes with Armenia,” senior coach of the Azerbaijan freestyle wrestling team Firdovsi Umudov told journalists at the Heydar Aliyev International Airport. “We won five......

Boxer Sotomayor: “I am very proud to win Olympic silver and raise Azerbaijani flag”

25.08.2016 | Readed: 1230

“I am very proud to win the Olympic silver and raise Azerbaijani flag,” boxer Lorenzo Sotomayor told journalists as Azerbaijani Olympians were given a ceremonial welcome at the Heydar Aliyev International Airport. “The......

Olympic champion Radik Isayev: I am very happy that I have won gold medal for Azerbaijan

24.08.2016 | Readed: 1310

I am very happy that I have won gold medal for Azerbaijan. The fact that the anthem of Azerbaijan was heard in Rio, has aroused pride. This was stated by the Olympic champion, taekwondo fighter Radik Isayev at the Heydar Aliyev International airport. The winner of the......

Azerbaijani Olympians visit monument to national leader Heydar Aliyev

24.08.2016 | Readed: 1478

Azerbaijani Olympians, who returned from Rio, have visited a monument to national leader Heydar Aliyev in a park in front of the Heydar Aliyev Palace. They laid a wreath and flowers at the monument. The Azerbaijani athletes won 18 medals at the Rio Olympics ranking 39th......

Team Azerbaijan return home from Rio Olympics

24.08.2016 | Readed: 1403

Azerbaijan's record-breaking Olympics team have today arrived in Baku from Rio de Janeiro. At the Heydar Aliyev International Airport, Azerbaijani Olympians were solemnly welcomed by their family members, representatives of sports community and Baku residents. The......

Azerbaijani boxer grabs silver at Rio 2016

22.08.2016 | Readed: 1429

Azerbaijani boxer Collazo Lorenzo Sotomayor has won a silver medal at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.

Lorenzo lost to Uzbekistan's Fazliddin Gaibnazarov in the final.



Radik Isaev first Azerbaijani to win Olympic taekwondo gold

22.08.2016 | Readed: 1517

Radik Isaev has punched his way into the history books as he became the first Azerbaijani to win an Olympic taekwondo gold at the Rio Games. He secured the gold medal thanks to a victory over Nigerien Abdoulrazak Issoufou Alfaga in the......

Radik Isaev to vie for Azerbaijan’s first ever taekwondo gold

22.08.2016 | Readed: 1355

Azerbaijan’s Radik Isaev has qualified for the final of the Rio Olympics to compete for the country’s first ever taekwondo gold. Isaev beat British Mahama Cho 4-1 in the semifinal of the +80kg weight class. He will face......

Azerbaijan's Hajiyev claims Olympic bronze

20.08.2016 | Readed: 1302

Azerbaijani freestyle wrestler Haji Aliyev has grabbed the bronze medal of the Rio Olympics. Hajiyev defeated Bulgarian Vladimir Vladimirov Dubov by the fall in the 57kg weight class to won the country’s 11th......

Azerbaijani boxer Sotomayor to battle for Olympic gold

20.08.2016 | Readed: 1486

Lorenzo Sotomayor will become the first Azerbaijani boxer to win an Olympic boxing gold if he is successful in the final in the Rio 2016. He defeated German Artem Harutyunyan in the Men's Light Welter......

Sinishin earns Olympic wrestling bronze for Azerbaijan

19.08.2016 | Readed: 1328

Azerbaijani wrestler Natalya Sinishin has won a bronze medal of the Rio Olympics in the women's 58kg weight class. Sinishin beat Venezuelan Betzabeth Angelica Arguello Villegas to won the country’s 10th......

Azerbaijani boxer Shahsuvarli wins Olympic bronze

19.08.2016 | Readed: 1579

Azerbaijani boxer Kamran Shahsuvarli has today claimed a bronze medal of the Rio Olympic Games.

Shahsuvarli earned the country’s 9th medal after losing to Cuban Arlen Lopez in semifinal



Azerbaijan’s Demyanenko wins Olympic silver in Men's Canoe Single 200m race

19.08.2016 | Readed: 1342

Azerbaijani canoe sprinter Valentin Demyanenko has scooped the silver medal of the Rio Olympics. He secured the medal in the Men's Canoe Single 200m event in 39.493. Ukrainian Iurii Cheban claimed the gold medal, while Brazilian Isaquia Dos Santos Queiroz earned the......

Azerbaijan’s Osipenko-Radomska wins kayak bronze in Rio

17.08.2016 | Readed: 1452

Azerbaijan’s Inna Osipenko-Radomska has claimed an Olympic bronze medal in the women`s kayak single (K-1) 200m race in Rio.

She earned the country’s 4th medal after finishing third in 40.401 seconds.



Shariati wins bronze for Azerbaijan

16.08.2016 | Readed: 1486

Azerbaijani Greco-Roman wrestler Sabah Shariati has tonight claimed bronze in the Rio Summer Olympic Games. Shariati beat German Eduard Popp by fall in the 130kg weight class to seal Azerbaijan’s third medal at Rio......

Azerbaijani judo fighters return from Rio

16.08.2016 | Readed: 1467

Azerbaijani judo fighters, who successfully competed at the Rio-2016 Summer Olympic Games, have returned home. Rustam Orujov (73kg) and Elmar Gasimov (100kg) brought home silver medals from the......

FC Qarabag learn kick off time of Goteborg match

13.08.2016 | Readed: 1320

Azerbaijan’s FC Qarabag have learned the date and kick off time of their match against Swedish IFK Goteborg in the UEFA Europa League playoff. The first leg of the encounter will be played on August 18 at the Gamla Ullevi stadium. The return match will be held in Baku......

FC Karabakh Wien sign Azerbaijani footballer

13.08.2016 | Readed: 1512

Austria-based FC Karabakh Wien have signed Azerbaijani player Orkhan Gojayev as they are gearing up for Stadtliga.

Founded by Azerbaijanis, the club won the second Austrian Landesliga.


Azerbaijani flag raised in Rio Olympic village

04.08.2016 | Readed: 1420

A ceremony has been held in the Rio Olympic village to raise the Azerbaijani tricolor. The event was attended by members of the Azerbaijani delegation, athletes, and Olympic Games......

Azerbaijani athletes leave for Rio

02.08.2016 | Readed: 1518

Azerbaijani athletes and the delegation members who will take part in the Summer Olympic Games have left for Rio de Janeiro. A solemn farewell ceremony was held at the Heydar Aliyev International Airport for the......

Qarabag beat F91 Dudelange 2-0 in first leg of UEFA Champions League second qualifying round

13.07.2016 | Readed: 1510

Azerbaijani FC Qarabag have defeated Luxembourg`s F91 Dudelange 2-0 as they locked horns in the UEFA Champions League second qualifying round first leg match in Baku. Qarabag`s goals came from Richard Almeida in the 10th and......

Azerbaijani GM tops Gideon Japhet Memorial

13.07.2016 | Readed: 1687

Azerbaijani grandmaster Arkadij Naiditsch tops the Gideon Japhet Memorial ACP Open Chess Tournament in Jerusalem, Israel. Naiditsch earned 3 points along with Russian Semen Dvoirys after three rounds in the A tournament......

Euro 2016 opening ceremony: Paris' Stade de France holds party ahead of European Championship before the hosts face Romania

11.06.2016 | Readed: 1515

France's national football stadium, the Stade de France, hosted an opening ceremony party ahead of the start of the European Championship before Didier Deschamps' side beat Romania in dramatic fashion. The setting for the......

People may get visa at Azerbaijani international airports with ticket for Baku Formula 1

11.06.2016 | Readed: 1537

Starting from June 10, journalists permanently accredited in accordance with the rules of the Formula One Management Limited and the International Automobile Federation, as well as people who have tickets for Formula 1 Grand-Prix of Europe may get a visa at the......

Azerbaijani Cyclist second on Slovakia Queen Stage

11.06.2016 | Readed: 1520

Cyclist of the Azerbaijani Synergy Baku Cycling Project Kirill Pozdnyakov ranked second on the Queen Stage of the Tour of Slovakia. After the difficult mountain stage, the Russian riding for the Synergy Baku Cycling Project......

Heineken deal could help save Italian GP – Ecclestone

11.06.2016 | Readed: 1842

Bernie Ecclestone says the new global partnership between F1 and Heineken could help save the Italian Grand Prix, according to Heineken's arrival was formally announced on Thursday in Montreal, in a deal which will......

Heydar Aliyev Foundation-initiated Baku Marathon 2016 winners awarded

03.05.2016 | Readed: 1903

Awarding ceremony of winners of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation-initiated Baku Marathon 2016 under slogan “Win the wind” was held at the Baku Olympic Stadium. Namig Asadov reached the finish line first, while Georgian......

Azerbaijani judo fighters to compete in Tbilisi Grand Prix 2016

19.03.2016 | Readed: 2208

Azerbaijani judo fighters will vie for medals at the Grand Prix tournament to be held in Tbilisi, Georgia, on March 25-27. Azerbaijan`s hopes will be pinned on 13 fighters. The......

Three- Months-to-Go until 2016 FORMULA 1 GRAND PRIX OF EUROPE!

19.03.2016 | Readed: 1886

Baku City Circuit Operations Company (BCC) invites everyone to join the ‘Three-Months-To-Go’ celebrations, a series of entertainment activities taking place in Baku Boulevard to mark the arrival of the 2016 FORMULA 1 GRAND PRIX OF EUROPE to......

Azerbaijani U-23 wrestlers gear up for European Championships

19.03.2016 | Readed: 1791

The Azerbaijan under-23 wrestling team are training for the European Championships to be held in Ruse, Bulgaria from March 29 to April 3. Azerbaijan`s hopes will be pinned on 18 freestyle, 27 Greco-Roman, and 12 female......

Azerbaijan`s Gasimov tops International Judo Federation rankings

19.03.2016 | Readed: 1988

The International Judo Federation (IJF) has announced its latest rankings, where Azerbaijani fighter Elmar Gasimov remains at the top of the 100kg weight class. Other Azerbaijani judo fighters Rustam Orujov (73kg), Orkhan......

Alex Teixeira: Shakhtar midfielder in 50m euro move to China

06.02.2016 | Readed: 2642

Transfer record in Chinese football was beaten for the third time in ten days, after the club «Jiangsu Sainty» purchased from Shakhtar Donetsk’s Brazilian midfielder Alex Teixeira. The cost of the transfer of the player......

Azerbaijan`s Stadnik remains 2nd in United World Wrestling rankings

06.02.2016 | Readed: 2941

The United World Wrestling has released its latest rankings of women wrestlers, where Azerbaijan`s Maria Stadnik remains 2nd in the 48kg weight category. Azerbaijan's other female wrestlers Anjela Dorogan (53kg), Natalia......

Azerbaijani kickboxer wins international K-1 tournament in Tbilisi

06.02.2016 | Readed: 3035

Azerbaijani female kickboxer Suad Selimova at 52kg has become the winner of the international K-1tournament in Tbilisi. She secured the title after beating Georgian Nana......

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