Sports

26 May 2010 [18:23]

Azerbaijani grandmaster to challenge reigning champ for the World Title

Azerbaijani chess grandmaster Teymur Rajabov has become a second bidder who will challenge reigning Viswanathan Anand of India for the title of the FIDE world champion.
26 May 2010 [12:23]

Azerbaijani fencers claim 3 medals at international Baku tournament

Azerbaijani junior fencers have won three medals at an international tournament in Azerbaijan's capital.
26 May 2010 [09:56]

Azerbaijani judo fighters win 7 European medals

Young Azerbaijani judo fighters have grabbed a clutch of seven medals, including 2 golds from the European cup in Szczyrk, Poland.
25 May 2010 [17:25]

Azerbaijan kickboxer wins world title for 13th time

Famous Azerbaijani kickboxer Eduard Mammadov won the world championship in the Hungarian town of Szeged.
25 May 2010 [15:04]

Azerbaijani wrestlers to battle in 5 weight classes in Singapore youth olympics

Azerbaijan have announced five weight categories its young wrestlers will compete in at this year`s Olympic Games in Singapore.
25 May 2010 [12:46]

Azerbaijani table tennis players battle for world medals

Azerbaijan's national table tennis team are competing in the 50th World Championship in Moscow, which brings together 800 players from 116 countries.
25 May 2010 [10:10]

Azerbaijani kickboxers claim 10 medals at World Cup in Hungary

Azerbaijan have brought home a clutch of ten medals, half of them gold, from the 16th International Kickboxing Cup in Szeged, Hungary, which brought together fighters from 24 countries.
24 May 2010 [11:48]

Azerbaijani rower claims gold at Piestany regatta

Azerbaijani rower Andrey Kraytor has produced an impressive performance at an international regatta in Piestany, Slovakia, to win gold.
24 May 2010 [11:20]

Azerbaijan versus Europe in a kickboxing tournament...

Baku has hosted "Azerbaijan vs Europe" kickboxing tournament, which saw local fighters defeat their rivals 8-2.
24 May 2010 [10:37]

Baki FC wins Azerbaijan Cup

On May 23, at the Tofiq Bakhramov Stadium in Baku, local Baki FC met Khazar-Lankaran in a final match of the Azerbaijani Soccer Cup.
24 May 2010 [10:07]

Final round of Azerbaijan Case Competition held in Baku

The U.S. Educated Azerbaijani Alumni Association (AAA) has organized today the final round of the Azerbaijan Case Competition.
24 May 2010 [09:23]

Azerbaijani Greco-Roman wrestlers seal Olympic spots

Four Azerbaijani Greco-Roman wrestlers have qualified for this year's Singapore Olympic Games after triumphing at an international qualifying event in Poznan, Poland.
22 May 2010 [10:13]

Azerbaijan to participate in mini football tournament for Caucasian Cup in Tbilisi

Tbilisi will host a junior mini football tournament for the Caucasian Cup.
21 May 2010 [15:39]

Azerbaijani judo fighters to compete in European cup

The 18-strong Azerbaijani judo team will compete in the European Cup, due to start Saturday in the Poland.
21 May 2010 [11:23]

Baku to host international fencing tournament

Azerbaijan's capital will host an international women`s Baku Fencing Open-2010 tournament on Saturday.
21 May 2010 [10:45]

Azerbaijani soccer club to compete in Italian tournament

Azerbaijani Neftchi FC's youth team will compete in the Ciociaria World Cup-4 tournament kicking off in Italy next Tuesday.
20 May 2010 [17:25]

Azerbaijani boxers to vie for European medals

Azerbaijan's boxers will compete in the European championship due in Moscow, which will bring together a record number of fighters.
20 May 2010 [15:14]

Azerbaijani referees to join international workshop

Five Azeri karate referees will take part in an international workshop slated for May 26-27 in Poland.
20 May 2010 [12:10]

Azerbaijan marks UEFA Grassroots Day

Azerbaijan's football federation, AFFA, has marked UEFA Grassroots Day with a child football festival in the capital, Baku.
20 May 2010 [10:52]

Azerbaijani weightlifter takes the silver medal at European championship

Azerbaijan's Magomed Saidov has won silver medal at the European Under-17 weightlifting championship in Valencia, Spain.
19 May 2010 [14:43]

Azerbaijani grandmaster beats Russian rival in Grand Prix tournament

Azerbaijani grandmaster Shahriyar Mammadyarov has defeated Russian Evgeny Alekseev in the 8th round of the Grand Prix tournament in Astrakhan, Russia.
19 May 2010 [13:44]

Azerbaijani volleyball team to attend "Yeltsin" volleyball cup in Russia

The strongest women's volleyball teams will gather for the Boris Yeltsin Cup, the eighth international tournament in Yekaterinburg from July 4 to 11.
19 May 2010 [12:02]

Azerbaijani ten-fold European champion to vie for medals in Croatia Open Karate Tournament

Azerbaijan's ten-fold European karate champion Rafael Agayev will compete in a Croatia Open international tournament.
19 May 2010 [10:36]

AFFA secretary general meets FIFA's european development manager

AFFA Secretary General Elkhan Mammadov met visiting FIFA`s European development manager Eva Pasquier on May 18.
19 May 2010 [10:15]

Azerbaijani women volleyball players to compete in European championship qualifying round

Azerbaijan women's volleyball team will compete in the first qualifying round of the European championship 2011 starting in Belarus on Friday.
18 May 2010 [16:30]

Azerbaijani wrestlers to vie for Olympic berth

Azerbaijan's national wrestling team will compete in an international tournament in Poznan, Poland, whose winners will book a spot at this year's Singapore Olympic Games.
18 May 2010 [13:06]

Baku to host international kickboxing tournament

Azerbaijan's capital will host an international kickboxing tournament on Sunday.
18 May 2010 [12:40]

FIFA official visits Azerbaijani school

A Member of the Committee for Women`s Football at FIFA has visited a secondary school in Baku.
18 May 2010 [10:04]

Azerbaijan wrestlers win 2 World championship medals

World championship on Universal Wrestling among the 10-11, 12-13-aged wrestlers wrapped up in Russian city Medin.
17 May 2010 [16:42]

Baku to host international pankration tournament

An international pankration tournament to mark the Republic Day will be held in Baku on Saturday.
17 May 2010 [13:50]

Azerbaijan's judo fighters win 5 medals in Ukraine

Azerbaijani judo fighters have brought home five medals, including two golds from the "Typhoon on Tatami" European Cup tournament in Kiev, Ukraine.
17 May 2010 [10:58]

Azerbaijani judo fighter Elnur Mammedli overpowers his rivals for the Championship gold

World Judo championship wrapped up in Cairo.
17 May 2010 [10:50]

Azerbaijani oarsman claims gold at international Wedau regatta

Azerbaijani oarsman, two-fold world champion, Alexander Alexanderov has won a gold medal at the International Wedau Regatta held in Duisburg, Germany.
17 May 2010 [10:36]

Azerbaijani gymnasts win in Spain

15 May 2010 [11:07]

FC "Neftchi" and USSR squads collide in a match of veterans

A match between veterans of FC Neftchi and USSR national team ended in a 3-3 draw.
14 May 2010 [10:42]

Azerbaijan to go head to head with Uzbekistan

Azerbaijan's national futsal team will play two friendlies with Uzbekistan in Tashkent next week.
14 May 2010 [09:44]

Azerbaijani judo fighters to leave for Cairo

Azerbaijan's national judo team will leave for Cairo to compete in the next level of the World Championship.
13 May 2010 [15:54]

Azerbaijani sumo wrestlers to join Varna championship

The European Sumo Championship will take place in Varna, Bulgaria on May 25-28.
13 May 2010 [14:13]

Azerbaijani wrestlers to visit Turkey for International Tournament

The International Youth Tournament on Free-style, Greco-Roman and Women wrestling will take place from May 14 to 16 in Ankara, Turkey.