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Spain and Italy started their campaigns to qualify for Euro 2020 with wins over Scandinavian visitors on Saturday — but in different fashion. While a misfiring Spain turned to captain Sergio Ramos to edge Norway 2-1, Italians Nicolo Barella and Moise Kean ...

Sports 2019-03-24 12:53:00

UEFA has announced the initial line-up of UEFA EURO 2020 ambassadors tasked with promoting the final tournament, which will take place in 12 European cities from 12 June to 12 July 2020 to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the competition. Thirty-four legends who have marked the history of the UEFA European Football Championship ...

Sports 2019-03-22 18:09:00

Team Azerbaijan have claimed a total of 24 medals, including 6 golds, 10 silvers and 8 bronzes at Special Olympics World Games in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Azerbaijani athletes competed in athletics, powerlifting, judo, table tennis, badminton, football, handball ...

Sports 2019-03-21 13:23:00

Deafening chants of “Russia” echoed throughout Yakutsk’s Triumph Sports Training Center as the Russian Federation claimed their seventh overall Freestyle World Cup title and first gold since their title-winning performance at the 2011 Makhachkala World Cup ...

Sports 2019-03-18 19:14:00

Bulgarian Georgi Kabakov will referee a game between Croatia and Azerbaijan in the UEFA EURO 2020 qualifying round. Kabakov will be assisted by his fellow countrymen Martin Margaritov and Divan Valkov, while fourth referee of the game will be Nikola Popov ...

Sports 2019-03-18 18:17:00

Azerbaijan`s Azmy Qowimuramadhoni has grabbed a silver medal at the XX Badminton Giraldilla 2019 tournament in Havana, Cuba. Mexican Job Castillo became the winner of the tournament ...

Sports 2019-03-18 16:46:00

Lionel Messi was lauded by opposition supporters on Sunday after he scored an outstanding hat-trick in Barcelona's 4-1 win at Real Betis, which put the Catalans 10 points clear at the top of La Liga with 10 games remaining, according to Reuters. ...

Sports 2019-03-18 16:24:00

Azerbaijan`s Nikita Simonov has captured a silver medal at the FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Cup in Baku. Simonov sealed the medal in the rings event ...

Sports 2019-03-16 20:58:00

Azerbaijan`s Rahman Kazimov (+102kg) has taken a gold medal at the 2019 IWF Youth World Championships held in Las Vegas, USA. He secured the medal after lifting 174kg in the men`s clean and jerk event ...

Sports 2019-03-16 19:19:00

Azerbaijan`s Marina Nekrasova has reached the balance beam finals of the FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Cup in Baku. She qualified with a score of 12.566 points ...

Sports 2019-03-15 20:53:00

Azerbaijani rhythmic gymnasts will contest medals at the Grand Prix “Derugina Cup” to be held in Kiev, Ukraine on March 16-17. Azerbaijan`s squad includes Siyana Vasileva, Aliya Pashayeva, Ayshen Bayramova, Diana Doman and Sabina Hummatova ...

Sports 2019-03-15 20:05:00

Argentina and Colombia will co-host the 2020 Copa America, the South American Football Confederation (CONMEBOL) said on Wednesday. CONMEBOL ratified the decision in a meeting of its board in Miami, during which the organization ruled out a bid by the United ...

Sports 2019-03-15 15:41:00

Famous former Russian gymnast Yana Batyrshina has been announced as an Ambassador of the 2019 Rhythmic Gymnastics World Championships to be held in Baku on September 16-22. The International Federation of Gymnastics (FIG) officially confirmed Batyrshina`s candidacy ...

Sports 2019-03-13 19:48:00

Baku will host the 2019 FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Cup on March 14-17. 170 gymnasts from 42 countries will contest medals at the tournament. Azerbaijan`s hopes will be pinned on Murad Agharzayev, Ivan Tikhonov, Nikita Simonov ...

Sports 2019-03-13 16:06:00

Brazilian striker Coutinho, a 1962 World Cup winner who Pele considered his favorite attacking partner at Santos FC, died on Monday. He was 75, according to AP. Santos announced Coutinho's death in a statement. The club said he died at home and his funeral will be at Santos' stadium ...

Sports 2019-03-12 18:35:00

The Azerbaijan National Paralympic Committee and the United Nations Children`s Fund (UNICEF) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding. The document was signed by President of the Azerbaijan National Paralympic Committee Ilgar Rahimov and UNICEF ...

Sports 2019-03-11 20:44:00

Young Azerbaijani freestyle wrestlers have won two medals at Roman Dmitriev Memorial held in Yakutsk, Russia. Ashab Hamzatov bagged silver for Azerbaijan in the 92kg weight category, while Abubakr Abakarov (79kg) scooped a bronze ...

Sports 2019-03-11 20:34:00

Azerbaijani gymnastics pair Ruhidil Gurbanli and Abdulla Al-Mashaykhi have captured bronze medals at the 13th Maia International Acro Cup 2019 held in Portugal. They secured the medals in the mixed pair event ...

Sports 2019-03-11 20:05:00

Azerbaijani freestyle wrestlers have finished fourth in the overall medal table of the U23 Senior European Championships held in Novi Sad, Serbia. The Azerbaijani wrestlers grabbed four bronze medals. The bronzes were clinched by Asgar Mammadaliyev (61kg), Davud Ibrahimov (70kg), Hajimurad Mahammadsaidov (86kg) and Shamil Zubairov (92kg). ...

Sports 2019-03-11 19:13:00

Azerbaijani fighters have brought home a clutch of eight medals, including two golds from Dutch Open Taekwondo Championships 2019 held in Eindhoven, the Netherlands. The gold medals came from Javad Aghayev (63kg) and female fighter Farida ...

Sports 2019-03-10 17:08:00