Legal Rights

Felix and Shapalov send Canada to first ATP Cup Final

Baku,   Felix Auger-Aliassime and Denis Shapovalov sent Canada to its first ATP (Association of Tennis Professionals) Cup final on Saturday when they defeated Daniil Medvedev and Roman Safiullin 4-6, 7-5, 10-7 to complete their country’s 2-1 win against Russia, according to the association’s official website. Two-time finalist Spain awaits in Sunday’s championship tie. The […]

Legal Rights

France weighs cancelling Dakar rally after suspected terror attack

Baku,   France is considering cancelling the Dakar rally after an explosion in Saudi Arabia that badly injured a French driver and prosecutors are investigating as a suspected terror attack, the foreign minister said Friday, according to AFP. French prosecutors said Tuesday that they had opened a terror probe over a December 30 blast targeting […]

Sports

FIFA announces final 3 nominees for Best Men’s Player award

Baku,   FIFA revealed Friday the final three nominees for the Best Men’s Player of the year, according to Anadolu Agency. Polish striker Robert Lewandowski of Bayern Munich, Argentine winger Lionel Messi of Paris Saint-Germain, and Egyptian forward Mohamed Salah of Liverpool were named the last nominees for the award. Chelsea’s Sam Kerr and Barcelona […]

Sports

Chovgan – A traditional Karabakh horse-riding game in Azerbaijan

Baku,   Chovgan is an Azerbaijani traditional horse-riding game played on a flat, grassy field by two competing teams of players mounted on Karabakh horses. A forerunner to polo, it involves 2 teams of 5 players in national dress riding Karabakh horses who compete to knock a small leather ball through the opposing team’s 3-metre-wide […]

Miscellaneous

Action plan developed to protect cultural property in event of armed conflicts, Defense Ministry

Baku,   Azerbaijan`s Ministry of Defense has developed an action plan for the 2022 training year to implement the provisions of the Convention regarding the protection of cultural property in the event of armed conflict, the Ministry told AZERTAC. As part of the measures to be taken in this direction, a detailed exchange of views on […]