Sports

15 July 2010 [13:45]

Azerbaijani athletes to atted World Championship in Canada

The Azerbaijani athletes will attend Youth World Championships to be held in Moncton, Canada on July 16-26, the Azerbaijani Youth and Sport Ministry said.
15 July 2010 [11:45]

Azerbaijani grandmaster ranks 8th in Professional Chess Association list

Azerbaijani granmaster Shahriyar Mammadyarov has settled in the eighth place as a result of overall standings of all tournaments held under the aegis of the Professional Chess Association.
14 July 2010 [15:07]

Azerbaijan's national football team improves FIFA ranking

Azerbaijan's national football team has improved ranking in an updated FIFA rating.
14 July 2010 [13:45]

Azerbaijani chess player beats Georgian rival at Nana Alxandria's Cup-2010

Azerbaijani chess player Zaur Mammadov has climbed to the 8th spot at international “Nana Alexandria’s Cup-2010” tournament in Georgia, after beating host Madona Bokuchava in the 3rd round.
14 July 2010 [12:35]

Azerbaijan's chess grandmaster 3rd at Villa-de-Benasque festival

Azerbaijani chess grandmaster Eltaj Safarli has climbed to the 3rd spot at annual Villa-de-Benasque tournament in Spain after being held to a draw by Bulgaria's Kiril Georgiev in the sixth round.
14 July 2010 [12:15]

UK Department for Transport delays flight of Azerbaijani football team to Northern Ireland

Azerbaijani football club "Garabagh" has not yet left for Northern Ireland which will host the first match of the second qualifying round of European League against Portadown.
14 July 2010 [11:35]

Azerbaijan to host World Boxing Championship

Azerbaijan will host the World Boxing Championship next year, Azerbaijan Boxing Federation said.
14 July 2010 [10:12]

Azerbaijan's beach soccer team destroys Kazakhstan

Azerbaijan's national beach soccer team have thrashed Kazakhstan 9-2 in a qualifying round of the world championship in Bibiano, Italy.
14 July 2010 [09:48]

Azerbaijani alpinists climb Elbrus

A group of Azerbaijani climbers headed by President of the country's Alpinism Federation Israfil Ashurlu have reached the western top of Mount Elbrus.
14 July 2010 [09:07]

Azerbaijan's karate fighters to vie for world medals

Azerbaijani karate fighters will compete in the 7th World Students' Championship starting in Podgorica, Montenegro.
13 July 2010 [15:53]

Azerbaijan to host mountain sport festival

The Air and Extreme Sports Federation will hold a mountain sport festival for the first time in Azerbaijan on July 14-18, the Federation said.
13 July 2010 [12:25]

Azerbaijani chess player seals fourth consecutive win in Spain chess festival

Azerbaijani chess player Eltaj Safarli beat Spanish Miguel Antoli Royo in the Villa de Benasque (Spain) international chess festival to clinch the fourth win in a row.
12 July 2010 [13:30]

Azerbaijani FC Ganja to sign Manchester United ex-player

Azerbaijan's Ganja football club looks to sign an English footballer.
06 July 2010 [12:07]

Azerbaijani gymnast ranks 1st in Sao Paulo's International tournament

Azerbaijani gymnast Aliya Garayeva ranked first in the international tournament in the Brazilian city of Sao Paulo, the Azerbaijan Gymnastics Federation said.
23 June 2010 [12:20]

Azerbaijani tennis players to vie for European medals

Azerbaijani teenage table tennis players will compete in the European championship starting in Istanbul, Turkey, next month.
23 June 2010 [10:26]

Azerbaijani President signs order on preparation for London Summer Olympics

President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has signed an Executive Order “On preparation for the 30th Summer Olympic Games”.
22 June 2010 [13:33]

Azerbaijani athletes scoop eight medals in European Championship in Malta

The Azerbaijani athletes have snatched eight medals in the European Team Championships Third League in Marsa, Malta.
21 June 2010 [17:14]

Azerbaijani acrobats win the International tournament in Kazakhstan

Ayla Ahmadova and Dilara Sultanova became the absolute winners of the international tournament in acrobatic gymnastics held in Kazakhstan.
21 June 2010 [16:39]

Azerbaijani boxers to compete in "Klichko" tournament

Young Azerbaijani boxers will compete in an annual Vladimir Klichko tournament in Berdichev, Ukraine.
19 June 2010 [11:20]

Azerbaijani judoists to join European Cup in Slovenia

The Azerbaijan judo team will be competing in the European Judo Cup, which is to kick off in Celje, Slovenia on Saturday.
18 June 2010 [16:18]

Azerbaijani women's football team to face Belgium and Sweden

Azerbaijan national women's football team will play Belgium and Sweden in world cup qualifiers.
18 June 2010 [14:19]

Azerbaijani rowers to vie for world medals

Three Azerbaijani canoeists will compete in the 2nd round of the world cup in Munich, Germany.
18 June 2010 [10:24]

Azerbaijani beach soccer team to vie for medals in Italy

Azerbaijan`s national beach soccer team will compete in the world championship qualifying round starting in Bibbiena, Italy next month.
17 June 2010 [16:30]

Azerbaijani grandmaster victorious in Kings Tournament

Azerbaijani grandmaster Teymur Rajabov is attending Kings Tournament in Bazna, Romania.
16 June 2010 [16:06]

Azerbaijani grandmaster draws with Carlsen at Kings Tournament

Azeri chess player Teymur Rajabov has drawn with Norway's Magnus Carlsen in the second round of the Kings tournament in Romania.
16 June 2010 [13:43]

Azerbaijani gymnasts win medals in International tournaments in Austria and Uzbekistan

Azerbaijani new three-time champion, Aliya Garaeva, won three medals - one silver and two bronze at Grand Prix tournament in Innsbruck, Austria.