Sport

The Olympic Games in Brazil, country that welcomes world with open arms

2016-07-05 12:28:00

A month ahead of the world`s greatest sporting event to begin, Brazil says with confidence that Rio-de-Janeiro is ready to welcome the first Olympic and Paralympic Games to take place in South America.

National wrestlers grab three medals in Dagestan

2016-07-05 11:24:00

Azerbaijani freestyle wrestlers have won three medals, including the gold at an international tournament commemorating world champion Ali Aliyev in Makhachkala, Dagestan.

National judokas win four medals at Ulaanbaatar Grand Prix

2016-07-05 10:25:00

Azerbaijani judo fighters have won four medals, including a gold at the Ulaanbaatar Grand Prix tournament in Mongolia, Azertac reported.

Azerbaijan ready for Baku Chess Olympiad 2016

2016-07-04 17:18:00

The Baku Chess Olympiad Operating Committee held a meeting on preparation for the upcoming World Chess Olympiad on September 1-14.

Azerbaijan wins historic European Volleyball League crown

2016-07-04 11:09:00

Azerbaijan claimed on June 3 also the second round of the 2016 CEV Volleyball European League – Women gold medal match with Slovakia, this time cruising to a commanding 3-0 win (25-15, 25-22, 25-20) to follow on the 3-1 away victory they had recorded on Thursday in Nitra.

Azerbaijani wrestlers claim four golds on first day of German Grand Prix

2016-07-03 12:13:00

Azerbaijan have grabbed a clutch of four gold medals on the first day of the German Freestyle and Greco-Roman Wrestling Grand Prix tournament in Dortmund.

Azerbaijan`s judo fighter wins bronze at Ulaanbaatar Grand Prix

2016-07-02 17:18:00

Azerbaijani judo fighter Fagan Guluzada (73kg) has won the bronze medal at the Ulaanbaatar Grand Prix tournament in Mongolia, Azertac reported.

Azerbaijani grandmaster competing in World Open in U.S.

2016-07-02 12:13:00

Azerbaijani grandmaster Vasif Durarbeyli is competing at the 44th Annual World Open in Philadelphia, the U.S, Azertac reported.

Azerbaijan names its flag-bearer at Rio 2016 Olympics

2016-07-01 17:22:00

The leading international sporting event Rio Olympic Games will see more than 60 strongest Azerbaijani athletes.

National wrestlers to vie for medals in Dagestan

2016-07-01 11:34:00

Azerbaijani freestyle wrestlers will compete in the traditional international tournament dedicated to the memory of five-time world champion Ali Aliyev to be held in Makhachkala, Dagestan from July 1-3.

National gymnasts successfully perform in Kazakhstan

2016-06-30 12:00:00

This time the national athletes returned with medals from Kazakhstan and Portugal.

Azerbaijani GM follows leader in Slovenia

2016-06-30 10:24:00

Azerbaijani grandmaster Arkadij Naiditsch is 1,5 points behind Ukrainian Andrey Volokit at the 20th Milan Vidmar Memorial in Slovenia, Azertac reported.

National wrestlers to vie for medals at Grand Prix of Germany

2016-06-29 15:24:00

Azerbaijani wrestlers will compete in the Grand Prix of Germany in Dortmund on July 2-3, Azertac reported.

National gymnasts successfully perform at international competitions

2016-06-29 13:00:00

Successes of the national gymnasts continue to delight their fans. This time the athletes returned with medals from Kazakhstan.

Chess players grab five European medals

2016-06-29 12:30:00

Azerbaijani chess players have claimed 5 medals, including a gold at the European Championship among schoolchildren in Kallithea, Greece, Azertac reported.

National wrestlers third in European Championships

2016-06-29 10:43:00

Junior Azerbaijani wrestlers have finished third in the overall medal table of the European Championships held in Bucharest, Romania, Azertac reported.

Azerbaijani judokas 3rd in European Championships

2016-06-29 10:29:00

Azerbaijani fighters have finished third in the overall medal table of the Veteran European Judo Championships in Porec, Croatia, Azertac reported.

Azerbaijan beat Greece once more to move on to European League finals

2016-06-27 14:10:00

On Sunday Azerbaijan claimed also the re-match of their semi-final with Greece by 3-1 (25-22, 9-25, 25-15, 25-16) to progress to the finals of the 2016 CEV Volleyball European League – Women and play rookies Slovakia in the last stage of the competition.

Another Azerbaijani boxer qualifies for Rio Olympics

2016-06-25 12:21:00

Azerbaijani boxer Rufat Huseynov has progressed into the Rio Summer Olympic Games after reaching the 45kg final of the World Olympic Qualification Event in Baku, Azertac reported.

FC Neftchi sign Croatian goalkeeper

2016-06-25 12:10:00

Azerbaijan’s FC Neftchi have signed Croatian goalkeeper Krsevan Santini, Azertac reported.

National chess player tops European championship

2016-06-24 17:53:00

Azerbaijani chess player Ziya Mammadov tops the European Championship among schoolchildren in Greece, Azertac reported.

Azerbaijani judo fighter wins European gold

2016-06-24 17:35:00

Azerbaijani veteran judo fighter Ferhad Rajabli has won the gold medal of the European Championships 2016 in Croatia, Azertac reported.

National boxer reaches final at World Olympic Qualification Event

2016-06-24 16:20:00

Azerbaijani boxer Teymur Mammadov at 81kg weight category has qualified for the final of the World Olympic Qualification Event in Baku, Azertac reported.

Biro Jade takes over as Azerbaijani futsal team’s coach

2016-06-24 16:19:00

Brazil born, Azerbaijani futsal player Biro Jade was appointed the fitness coach of the Azerbaijan national futsal team, Azertac reported.

Azerbaijani wrestler win silver at European Championship

2016-06-24 13:57:00

Azerbaijan`s junior wrestler Elis Manolova has claimed a silver medal in the 67kg event at the European Championship in Bucharest, Romania.

National boxers secure Rio 2016 licenses

2016-06-24 12:31:00

Baku hosts the last license tournament on boxing for the Rio-2016 Summer Olympic Games scheduled for this August.

National chess players embark on training camp in Gabala

2016-06-24 10:32:00

Azerbaijani female chess teams are on a training camp in Gabala as they are gearing up for the 42nd World Chess Olympiad to be held in Baku in September, Azertac reported.

National team stands by for Rio Olympics

2016-06-23 17:26:00

Azerbaijan is going to send more than 60 strongest athletes to compete in the leading international sporting event Olympic Games, this year hosted by the second most populous municipality in Brazil -- Rio de Janeiro.

National wrestlers claim two medals in Romania

2016-06-22 17:01:00

Junior Azerbaijani wrestlers have grabbed two medals, including the gold at the European Championships in Bucharest, Romania, Azertac reported.

Nico Rosberg wants Mercedes to understand Baku dominance

2016-06-22 17:00:00

Nico Rosberg says Mercedes needs to work out what gave it such an "unbelievable" advantage at the Grand Prix of Europe, according to ESPN.

National chess players vying for medals at Cesme Open tournament

2016-06-22 16:41:00

Azerbaijani chess players are competing in the 4th International Cesme Open Tournament in Izmir, Turkey, Azertac reported.

ISSF World Cup opens in Baku

2016-06-22 12:36:00

The 2016 ISSF World Cup in Rifle, Pistol and Shotgun events was officially opened in Baku on June 21.