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Islamic Solidarity Games general secretary: Games in Baku to be best

Islamic Solidarity Games general secretary: Games in Baku to be best

Islamic Solidarity Games to be held in Baku on May 12-22 will be the best in history, the general secretary of the Islamic Solidarity Games, Faisal Bin Abdulaziz Al-Nassar, said. "Baku has a unique …

IOC extends sanctions against Russia over doping

IOC extends sanctions against Russia over doping

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) on Wednesday extended sanctions against Russia over dopinguntil further notice. The IOC first imposed sanctions on Russia in July in the wake of Richard …

 Azad Rahimov: Humanitarian cooperation between Moscow and Baku covers all areas

Azad Rahimov: "Humanitarian cooperation between Moscow and Baku covers all areas"

Azerbaijani Minister of Youth and Sports on the current state of the Russian-Azerbaijani relations

 Azerbaijani young football players to visit Manchester

Azerbaijani young football players to visit Manchester

The Bakcell Mobile Operator and the Association of Football Federations of Azerbaijan (AFFA) have organized a meeting with the winners of the 'Manchester United' 4th Summer Soccer School. Five children, who have demonstrated the …

Farhad Aliyev: We will present our cyclists for first time in Hungary

Farhad Aliyev: "We will present our cyclists for first time in Hungary"

General Secretary of the Azerbaijan Cycling Federation on the development of the sport in the republic

CAS upholds FIFA ban on Blatter

CAS upholds FIFA ban on Blatter

The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) said it had dismissed Joseph Blatter's appeal and that his six-year ban from all football-related activities remained in force, as from October 8, 2015.  It also said …

Firdovsi Umudov: In recent years Azerbaijan gains fame as a sports country

Firdovsi Umudov: "In recent years Azerbaijan gains fame as a sports country"

Acting head coach of the Azerbaijani National Free Wrestling Team, Firdovsi Umudov, gave an exclusive interview to Vestnik Kavkaza

Boxer Gassiev beats Lebedev to become IBF cruiserweight world ch

Boxer Gassiev beats Lebedev to become IBF cruiserweight world champ

Russian boxer Murat Gassiev beat his fellow countryman, unified cruiserweight champion Denis Lebedev, winning the title of IBF cruiserweight champion in Moscow, TASS reports. Gassiev overpowered …

Fire on the carpet

Fire on the carpet

Competitions in rhythmic gymnastics and aerobics ended in Baku

Dorota Baltsiarova: Azerbaijan and me have one goal

Dorota Baltsiarova: "Azerbaijan and me have one goal"

New foreign member of the Azerbaijani national karate team told Vestnik Kavkaza about karate and Baku

Lukashenko vows to warmheartedly organize Second European Games in Belarus

Lukashenko vows to warmheartedly organize Second European Games in Belarus

The Second European Games in Belarus will try to be as good as those in Azerbaijan as far as warm heartedness is concerned. Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko made the statement as he met with reporters during his visit to …

Terek loses to Spartak in Grozny

Terek loses to Spartak in Grozny

A meeting of the local FC ‘Terek with the Moscow ‘Spartak’ in 15th round of the Russian football championship was held in Grozny. The Moscow team won the match with the score 1:0. The …

Russia to play Portugal, Mexico in Group A at FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017

Russia to play Portugal, Mexico in Group A at FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017

Russia will play against Portugal, Mexico and New Zealand in Group A at the FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017, as it was decided at the Official Draw ceremony held in Kazan on Saturday. The FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017 will …

Baku hosts Congress of International Canoe Federation

Baku hosts Congress of International Canoe Federation

The 36th Congress of the International Canoe Federation (ICF) has begun in Baku, bringing together more than 200 delegates from 89 countries. ICF President Jose Perurena Lopez opened the Congress. President of …

Russia sinks to record low spot in FIFA rating

Russia sinks to record low spot in FIFA rating

The Russian national football team has sunk from the 53rd to the 55th place in the FIFA rating, according to the updated rankings posted on the world football body’s website on Thursday. Now the Russian national football team has …

Putin to meet FIFA chief Infantino

Putin to meet FIFA chief Infantino

Russian president Vladimir Putin will meet FIFA chief Gianni Infantino in Moscow on Friday ahead of this weekend’s draw for the Confederations Cup, the Kremlin announced on Thursday, World Soccer Talk …

Mutko: IPC demands for Russia#039s reinstatement inadequate

Mutko: IPC demands for Russia's reinstatement inadequate

The criteria announced by the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) for reinstating the Russian Paralympic Committee are inadequate, Russia’s deputy prime minister for sports, Vitaly Mutko, said. "There …

Kazakh weightlifter stripped of Olympic gold medals

Kazakh weightlifter stripped of Olympic gold medals

Kazakh weightlifter Ilya Ilyin has been stripped of two Olympic gold medals by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) , the press service of the Kazakh National Olympic Committee said. 2008 Beijing …

 Karjakin beats Carlsen and leads World Chionship

Karjakin beats Carlsen and leads World Championship

In round eight of the 2016 world championship, Russian Sergey Karjakin had multiple chances to ignite the match against Norwegian Magnus Carlsen. It was a tale of three one-square moves: the first played, the …

IOC disqualifies four Russian athletes

IOC disqualifies four Russian athletes

International Olympic Committee (IOC) has disqualified four Russian athletes after the re-analysis of stored samples from the London 2012 Olympic Games, the IOC official website said, TASS reports. In total, the IOC has sanctioned 12 …