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Web Desk March 1, 2021

Fenerbahce on Sunday defeated Trabzonspor 1-0 in their Turkish Super Lig match to keep the title race alive, according to Anadolu Agency. The visiting team Fenerbahce’s Greek midfielder Dimitris Pelkas broke the deadlock in the 76th minute. Pelkas’ long range shot beat Trabzonspor goalkeeper Ugurcan Cakir as Fenerbahce took the lead at the Medical Park. […]

Web Desk March 1, 2021

Azerbaijani wrestlers have brought home three medals, including a gold from the 24th Outstanding Ukrainian Wrestlers and Coaches Memorial held in Kiev. Ali Rahimzade bagged a gold medal for Azerbaijan in the 65kg weight class, while Turan Bayramov and female wrestler Turkan Nasirova clinched bronze medals.   Source: Azerbaijan State News Agency

Web Desk March 1, 2021

AC Milan returned to form with an enthralling 2-1 victory away to AS Roma on Sunday that a restored a four-point gap to Serie A leaders Inter Milan, according to Reuters. The visitors hit the bar and had two goals disallowed before Franck Kessie scored from the penalty spot to give them a deserved halftime […]

Web Desk March 1, 2021

The International Chess Federation (FIDE) has announced its ratings for March 1, 2021, placing Azerbaijani grandmaster Shahriyar Mammadyarov 8th with 2770 points. Another Azerbaijani grandmaster Teymur Rajabov is listed 10th with 2765 points. Norwegian Magnus Carlsen remains the highest-rated human on the planet.   Source: Azerbaijan State News Agency

Web Desk March 1, 2021

Azerbaijani wrestlers have captured six medals, including two golds at the 24th Outstanding Ukrainian Wrestlers and Coaches Memorial held in Kiev. The gold medals were clinched by Ahmadnabi Gvarzatilov and Ali Rahimzade in the men`s 61kg and 65kg weight divisions. Jabrayil Hajiyev won silver, while Vahid Galayev and Turan Bayramov took bronze medals. Female wrestler […]

Web Desk February 28, 2021

Galatasaray beat Buyuksehir Belediye Erzurumspor 2-0 in a Super Lig week 27 match Saturday to keep a hold on their lead in Turkey’s top-tier football division. Galatasaray had enough goals in the first half at home as Egyptian striker Mostafa Mohamed scored twice. Mohamed scored the opener in minute 38 at Turk Telekom Stadium when […]

Web Desk February 27, 2021

Chess grandmaster Levon Aronian said on Friday he was leaving Armenia and would represent the United States, APA reports citing Guardian.   The 38-year-old, who is ranked sixth in the world, announced his decision on his Facebook page.   Source: Azeri-Press News Agency

Web Desk February 27, 2021

Formula 1 posted a huge loss in 2020 as the COVID pandemic impacted the calendar and races were run without spectators, APA reports citing motorsport.com.   Liberty Media’s full-year financial results, which were released on Friday, reveal that F1’s income tumbled by 44% for a total loss of $386m – compared with the previous year. […]

Web Desk February 27, 2021

Three first-half goals gave Besiktas a comfortable win over Yukatel Denizlispor in Super Lig’s Week 27 clash on Friday, according to Anadolu Agency. The Black Eagles sealed an easy 3-0 win with Cyle Larin, Vincent Aboubakar and Adem Ljajic’s goals at Vodafone Park. Besiktas increased their points to 54 to remain in the second spot, […]

Web Desk February 26, 2021

Italian football club Napoli on Thursday beat Spain’s Granada 2-1 but faced a shocking exit from the UEFA Europa League Round of 32, according to Anadolu Agency. Napoli won the second leg 2-1 at Diego Armando Maradona Stadium in Naples. But Italians were eliminated from the tournament as Granada won the first leg 2-0 in […]