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Agha Yusif Kurbanov: zurkhaneh in Azerbaijan develops thanks to Mehriban Aliyeva

Agha Yusif Kurbanov: zurkhaneh in Azerbaijan develops thanks to Mehriban Aliyeva

Zurkhaneh is one of the oldest sports, the coach of the Azerbaijani national team, Aga Yusif Kurbanov told to a correspondent of Vestnik Kavkaza after the awarding ceremony. According to him, this sport existed at the time, when Azerbaijan was a …

Azerbaijan wins silver in zurkhaneh at Islamic Solidarity Games

Azerbaijan wins silver in zurkhaneh at Islamic Solidarity Games

Azerbaijani athletes won the silver medals in zurkhaneh team competitions at the Islamic Games in Baku. Orhan Khanlarov, Tural Aliyev, Mammadli Salamov, Rufat Gulaliyev and Khayyam Orujov represented Azerbaijan in the finals. The first place in …

Baku 2017: Azerbaijani freestyle wrestler grabs gold medal

Baku 2017: Azerbaijani freestyle wrestler grabs gold medal

Azerbaijan’s Jamaladdin Magomedov (-125kg) won a gold medal in men’s freestyle wrestling at the 4th Islamic Solidarity Games in Baku. Magomedov defeated Kazakhstan’s Daulet Shabanbay in the finals. (12:8) …

Azerbaijani wrestler wins silver at Baku 2017

Azerbaijani wrestler wins silver at Baku 2017

Azerbaijani wrestler Murtuzali Muslimov (70kg) won a silver medal in men’s freestyle wrestling at the 4th Islamic Solidarity Games in Baku, Trend reports. He was defeated by Iran’s Mostafa Husseinhani in the finals. …

Artem Danilov: next time I will perform better

Artem Danilov: next time I will perform better

Azerbaijani diver Artem Danilov, who won the bronze medal in synchronized diving 3 m springboard men at the Islamic Solidarity Gamesin Baku, could have shown the best result, but luck was not on his side, the athlete said in an interview with a …

Wrestler Haji Aliev wins gold at Baku 2017

Wrestler Haji Aliev wins gold at Baku 2017

Azerbaijan’s Haji Aliyev (61kg) won a gold medal in men’s freestyle wrestling at the 4th Islamic Solidarity Games in Baku.  In the final meeting, he defeated Kyrgyzstan’s Alibek Osmonov and won the gold medal …

Azerbaijani athletes win two medals of Islamic Games in Baku

Azerbaijani athletes win two medals of Islamic Games in Baku

Azerbaijan’s athlete Elchin Muradov has won a gold medal of the 4th Islamic Solidarity Games in men’s long jump T11, Trend reports. His result was 5.76 meters. Another Azerbaijani athlete, …

Bodyguard bot: Russian scientists invent security guard robot for England fans at 2018 World Cup

Bodyguard bot: Russian scientists invent security guard robot for England fans at 2018 World Cup

A robot named Alantim has been developed by Russian scientists as a bionic bodyguard for England fans arriving in Russia for the 2018 World Cup, RT reports. Moscow Technological Institute (MTI) has released a video of Alantim, a robot …

Antalya to host 88th FIDE Congress in October

Antalya to host 88th FIDE Congress in October

Another congress of the International Chess Federation (FIDE) will be held in October in Turkey. "88th FIDE Congress will be held from October 7 to 15 in Antalya," the Federation reported. …

Ninth day of 4th Islamic Solidarity Games kicks off in Baku: freestyle wrestling, athletics, zurkhaneh

Ninth day of 4th Islamic Solidarity Games kicks off in Baku: freestyle wrestling, athletics, zurkhaneh

The ninth day of the 4th Islamic Solidarity Games has kicked off in Baku. Athletics competitions in men’s 1500m, men’s 10000m, men’s 4X400m relay, men’s hammer throw, men’s long jump, men’s pole …

Kurban Magamedov wins gold medal at Combat Sambo European Chionship

Kurban Magamedov wins gold medal at Combat Sambo European Championship

Dagestani Kurban Magamedov won the gold medal of the Combat Sambo European Championship in 57 kg weight category. In the finals, he defeated Andrei Kucherenko from Ukraine. The bronze went to …

One more Azerbaijan’s freestyle wrestler wins gold of Islamic Games

One more Azerbaijan’s freestyle wrestler wins gold of Islamic Games

Azerbaijan’s Nurmagomed Gadzhiyev (97 kg)defeated Iran’s Amir Mohammadi 11:2 in men’s freestyle wrestling and won a gold medal at the 4th Islamic Solidarity Games in Baku, Trend reports. …

Azerbaijani freestyle wrestler wins silver

Azerbaijani freestyle wrestler wins silver

Azerbaijan’s Magomed Muslimov won the silver medal of the 4th Islamic Solidarity Games in Baku, Trend reports. He lost in men’s 65kg freestyle wrestling finals to Iran’s Meisam Nasiri …

Azerbaijani freestyle wrestler wins gold medal of 4th Islamic Solidarity Games

Azerbaijani freestyle wrestler wins gold medal of 4th Islamic Solidarity Games

Azerbaijan has won the first freestyle wrestling gold medal at the 4th Islamic Solidarity Games in Baku, Trend reports. Azerbaijani wrestler Mahir Amiraslanov defeated Kazakh athlete Zhandos Ismailov in …

Olga Bykovskaya: Baku is a city of kind-hearted people

Olga Bykovskaya: Baku is a city of kind-hearted people

Baku is a city of very kind-hearted people, Olga Bykovskaya, diving gold medalist of the Islamic Games, said in an interview with Vestnik Kavkaza. "I really liked the organization of the Islamic Games. People here …

Azerbaijan wins para-athletics gold medal at Islamic Games in Baku

Azerbaijan wins para-athletics gold medal at Islamic Games in Baku

The para-athletics competitions are underway as part of the 4th Islamic Solidarity Games in Baku. Azerbaijani para-athlete Elena Chebanu ranked first in the women’s 200m T12 event (24.89 seconds), Trend …

Azerbaijan wins silver medal in table tennis

Azerbaijan wins silver medal in table tennis

Azerbaijan’s Zhing Ning won silver medal in women’s singles table tennis competitions at the 4th Islamic Solidarity Games in Baku, Trend reports. She lost to Turkey’s Melek Hu in the …

Valeria Mamedova: medal of Islamic Games is important for any athlete

Valeria Mamedova: medal of Islamic Games is important for any athlete

Medal of tournament of such a large-scale as the Islamic Games is very important for any athlete, Valeria Mamedova, a member of Azerbaijani volleyball team, said in an interview with Vestnik Kavkaza. At the same time, …

Olga Bykovskaya wins gold medal in diving at Islamic Games in Baku

Olga Bykovskaya wins gold medal in diving at Islamic Games in Baku

The diving competitions are underway as part of the 4th Islamic Solidarity Games in Baku. Azerbaijani athlete Olga Bykovskaya won a gold medal in the women’s 10m platform event, Trend reports.  …

4th Islamic Solidarity Games. Taekwondo

4th Islamic Solidarity Games. Taekwondo

Yesterday, 41 sets of medals in seven sports (athletics, shooting, swimming, taekwondo, water polo, weightlifting and wrestling) were awarded at the 4th Islamic Solidarity Games. In taekwondo, men fought for medals in 68 kg, 80 kg and 87 kg …