Category Archives: Sports

Athletes to be encouraged to limit stay at Tokyo 2020 Athletes’ Village to reduce COVID-19 risk

Athletes competing at the postponed Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games next year are set to be encouraged to limit their stay at the Athletes’ Village as much as possible to reduce the risk of COVID-19 infection, according to followin…

Azerbaijani figure skaters to compete in Moscow Grand Prix

Azerbaijani figure skaters will test their strength at the Grand Prix to be held in the Russian capital from November 19-21.Azerbaijan`s hopes will be pinned on Vladimir Litvintsev and Ekaterina Ryabova.Source: AZERTAC, Azerbaijan State News Agency

UEFA Nations League concludes group stage portion of tournament

The 2020/21 UEFA Nations League concluded the group stage portion of the tournament.According to UEFA, the results of the final matchday are as follows:A1 Bosnia and Herzegovina 0-2 ItalyA1 Poland 1-2 NetherlandsA2 Belgium 4-2 DenmarkA2 England 4-0 Ice…

Turkey beat Russia 3-2 in Istanbul at Nations League

Turkey defeated Russia on Sunday with a score of 3-2 in a UEFA Nations League group match, winning its first victory this year.Denis Cheryshev scored the opener in the 11th minute for Russia at Istanbul’s Ulker stadium.But, Andrei Semenov was shown a r…

Foreign athletes performing in Azerbaijan congratulated our country: “November 10 – Victory Day!”

Sports community has also shared the joy of the historic victory of the Azerbaijani Armed Forces, APA reports.   Athletes defending the honor of Azerbaijan in various sport field posted photos of victory on their social media pages.   Legionnaires, who continue their careers in our country have also joined the joy. Spanish player of

Azerbaijani wrestlers win five medals in Moscow

Azerbaijani wrestlers have claimed five medals, including a gold at the Grand Prix Moscow. The gold medal came from Shamil Zubairov in the 97kg weight class. Islam Bazarganov (57kg) and Davud Ibrahimov (65kg) grabbed silvers, while Gitinomahammad Hajiyev (74kg) and Osman Nurmahammadov (86kg) took bronze medals of the tournament.   Source: Azerbaijan State News Agency

Teams of Fuzuli, Jabrayil, Zangilan, Gubadli and Shusha to play in Regional League – OFFICIAL

Representatives of the liberated regions will play in the Regional Football League, AFFA disseminated information on their official website in this regard, APA reports.   It has been noted that teams representing Fuzuli, Jabrayil, Zangilan, Gubadli regions, and Shusha city, liberated from occupation by the victorious Azerbaijani Army, starting form from next season will compete