Sports

28 January 2010 [19:15]

Baku to host chess tournament to mark Maccabi Society’s anniversary

An international conference and chess tournament in celebration of the 10th anniversary of the “Maccabi-Azerbaijan” Jewish Cultural and Sport Society will take place here in autumn.
27 January 2010 [19:21]

Azerbaijan FIFA referee given new assignment at European Championship

Azerbaijan FIFA referee Anar Salmanov has been given a new assignment at the European Championship.
27 January 2010 [18:50]

Azerbaijani Air and Extreme Sports Federation becomes FAI member

Azerbaijan's Air and Extreme Sports Federation has become an active member of the Federation Aeronautique Internationale, FAI, the world's governing body for air sports.
25 January 2010 [19:07]

Azerbaijani wrestlers to battle for medals in Turkey

Azerbaijani wrestlers will compete in an international tournament in memory of Vehbi Emre in Istanbul, Turkey.
25 January 2010 [18:33]

Baku to host two int’l tennis tournaments

Azerbaijan's capital will host two international tennis tournaments next month.
25 January 2010 [14:04]

Azerbaijani cyclists to compete in Iran tours

Six Azerbaijani cyclists will join Kirman tour to be held in the Iranian city of Kirman on February 7-12.
21 January 2010 [19:44]

Azerbaijani dancers to join "Vitebsk Snowflake 2010"

The international 25th ballroom dances tournament “Vitebsk snowflake 2010” will take place on January 23-24 in Vitebsk, Russia.
20 January 2010 [14:53]

Azerbaijan's U-16 field hockey team leaves for Egypt

Azerbaijan's Under-16 field hockey team have headed to Egypt for a 10-day training camp.
19 January 2010 [13:38]

International cycle race kicks off in Iran

International cycle race kicked off in Iran along the Parsabad – Baku route.
19 January 2010 [09:35]

Int'l wrestling tournament wraps up in Baku

An international cadet freestyle wrestling tournament in memory of 20th January martyr Mushvig Isayev has ended in Azerbaijan`s capital.
15 January 2010 [17:46]

Azerbaijan national Greco-Roman wrestling team might visit Yerevan

Azerbaijan's national Greco-Roman wrestling team can take part in the World Cup to be held in Yerevan in mid-February.
15 January 2010 [09:21]

Azerbaijani wrestlers claim 9 medals in Russia

Azerbaijani young Greco-Roman wrestlers have brought home a clutch of 9 medals, including 5 golds from an international tournament in memory of Kazbek Nintsiev in Saint Petersburg, Russia.
14 January 2010 [10:51]

Azerbaijan chess player becomes the world champion

Azerbaijani grandmaster Shahriyar Mammadyarov was named best player of World Team Chess Championship for the number of points he scored in Bursa, Turkey.
13 January 2010 [11:57]

Azerbaijan beats Greece in Bursa world chess championship

Azerbaijan's chess team have secured a 3-1 win over Greece in the 8th round of the world championship in Bursa, Turkey.
12 January 2010 [16:07]

Azerbaijan beats Brazil in Bursa world chess championship

The Azerbaijan chess team secured a 3.5-0.5 win over Brazil Monday in the seventh round of the world championship in Bursa, Turkey.
12 January 2010 [13:06]

Azerbaijan consolidates third spot in Bursa world chess championship

Azerbaijan cemented the third spot for itself after 3.5-0.5 win over Brazil in the seventh round of the world team championship in Bursa, Turkey.
12 January 2010 [09:21]

Azerbaijan professional football League's president meets UAE counterpart

As part of his visit to the United Arab Emirates, President of Azerbaijan Professional Football League Ramin Musayev has met his counterpart Tariq Humaid Al Tayer.
11 January 2010 [16:32]

Azerbaijan climbs to 3rd spot at world chess championship

Azerbaijan's national chess team have made it to the third place in the world championship in Bursa, Turkey, after 6 rounds.
11 January 2010 [10:07]

Azerbaijan beat Egypt in world chess championship

Azerbaijan's national chess team have defeated Egypt 3-1 in the 5th round of the world championship in Bursa, Turkey, to garner their third point.
07 January 2010 [12:23]

Azerbaijani beats Turkey at world chess championship

Azerbaijani team beat Turkey 3:1 at the World Chess Championship, which started in the Turkish city of Bursa.
06 January 2010 [09:21]

Azerbaijan's chess team defeats Armenian team

Azerbaijan men's chess team defeated Armenian team 2.5-1.5 in the first round of the world championship in Bursa, Turkey.
05 January 2010 [18:32]

Footballer of Italia's Juventus may transfer to Azerbaijani team

Double footballer of the Italian Juventus David Toukam can play for Baki club of Azerbaijan.
04 January 2010 [16:20]

Turkish defender and Brazilian striker join Baku FC

Azerbaijan champion Baku FC has signed Turkish central defender Kursad Dumus and Brazilian striker Adriano Padilho Nasimentu.
04 January 2010 [13:47]

Azerbaijan's futsal team to hold two control matches

Azerbaijan's futsal team intends to hold two friendly matches as part of preparation for the European Championship which starts on Jan. 19.
04 January 2010 [12:45]

Azerbaijani referee to judge CEV Cup match

Azerbaijan referee of international category Vugar Jafarov has been assigned to control the volleyball match of the CEV Cup.
29 December 2009 [18:58]

Azerbaijan Boxing Federation: We guarantee security of Armenian team

Vice-President of Boxing Federation of Azerbaijan Agajan Abiyev said the national youth team of Armenia can participate at the World Cup to be held in Baku next year.
29 December 2009 [11:18]

Azerbaijani men's team significantly improves position in International Volleyball Federation rating

The International Volleyball Federation has published ratings of national teams of the world.
28 December 2009 [16:25]

Azerbaijan's national football more popular among Russian viewers than Argentina's team

TNS Gallup Media has released a rating of sport programs in Russia over the outgoing year.
28 December 2009 [14:41]

60,000-seat stadium to be built in Azerbaijan’s capital

“60,000-seat stadium will be built in Boyukshor settlement, Baku,” Youth and Sport Minister Azad Rahimov said at the press conference.
28 December 2009 [13:58]

Azerbaijani sports minister: Our sportsmen set record this year

Azerbaijan’s Youth and Sports Minister Azad Rahimov spoke about country’s sports achievements in 2009.
28 December 2009 [11:42]

Azerbaijani chess player to celebrate New Year in Italy

Azerbaijani grand master Eltaj Safarli will celebrate the New Year in Reggio Emilia (Italy), where a major international tournament started on Dec. 28.
25 December 2009 [18:05]

Best Azerbaijani rowers of 2009 announced

Azerbaijan`s National Rowing Federation has announced the best sportsmen for 2009.
24 December 2009 [19:00]

Day.Az awards best sportsmen of decade in Azerbaijan based on reader voting

Day.Az has awarded the best sportsmen of the decade based on the readers' survey on its Web site.
23 December 2009 [10:34]

Azerbaijan shooter takes 1st place in a Luxembourg tournament

Luxembourg has hosted international shooting competitions.
21 December 2009 [17:16]

Best footballers of the year announced in Azerbaijan – PHOTOS

The list of best footballers of 2009 has been announced in Azerbaijan today.
21 December 2009 [10:45]

Young Azerbaijani canoeist qualifies for Singapore Olympics

Azerbaijan's Andrey Kraytor has booked a place in Singapore 2010 Youth Olympic Games in the canoe event.
17 December 2009 [10:34]

Azerbaijani chess player wins int'l tournament in Iran

Azerbaijani chess player Farid Abbasov has become a winner in the 3rd international tournament in Urmiya, Iran, after garnering 7.5 points in 9 games.
16 December 2009 [13:54]

Azerbaijan's professional boxer wins two int'l titles

Azerbaijani professional boxer Rashad Karimov has claimed titles of the international boxing organization and the Global Boxing Council.
16 December 2009 [09:43]

Azerbaijan's gymnastics acrobats claim silver in Belarus

Azerbaijani women's pair Ayla Ahmadova and Dilara Sultanova have gained silver medal in international Bondarev Cup tournament in Minsk, Belarus.
15 December 2009 [13:42]

FIFA to hold seminar and festival in Baku

In the framework of FIFA's Grassroots program, a seminar will be held here on Dec. 16-19 and festival on Dec. 20.
09 December 2009 [17:37]

Year of successes and justified of hopes

08 December 2009 [17:44]

Baku hosts AIBA President Cup

AIBA (Amateur International Boxing Association) President Cup International Boxing Tournament kicked off in Baku on Dec. 8.
07 December 2009 [14:55]

Azerbaijani chess player finishes 3rd in Gubernator Cup

Azerbaijani chess player Rauf Mammadov has ranked 3rd in the Gubernator Cup in Khanty-Mansiysk, Russia.
03 December 2009 [09:46]

UEFA officials visit Azerbaijan Football Association

UEFA officials have visited the Association of Football Federations of Azerbaijan, AFFA.