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Russia improves position in FIFA rating

Russia has climbed from 49th to 46th place in the FIFA rating with 1423 points, according to the renewed version of the rankings published on the FIFA official website. Russia secured two wins in the September matches. In the opening …

RUSADA reinstated by WADA Executive Committee

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) Executive Committee voted 9-2 in favour of the reinstatement of the Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA) at a meeting in the Seychelles today, reported. The decision to …

IJF Conference on gender equity held in Baku

The International Judo Federation hosted its inaugural Conference on Gender Equity in Baku on 19 September, one day prior to Judo Worlds. The conference was chaired by IJF head of Gender Equity Lisa Allan. The conference was attended by …

World Judo Championships kick off in Baku

The 2018 World Judo Championships have opened at National Gymnastics Arena in Baku for the first time, the correspondent of Vestnik Kavkaza reported. On the first day of competitions the winners will be defined in the 48 kg weight …

Qarabag advances to UEFA Europa League group stage

Azerbaijan's Qarabag FC has advanced to the group stage of the UEFA Europa League after beating Moldova`s Sheriff 3-1 on aggregate. Maksim Medveded grabbed the opener for the Azerbaijani side in the 9th minute at …

UEFA Europa League final logo for Baku 2019 unveiled

In anticipation of the new UEFA Europa League season, the 2019 final identity was unveiled at the group stage draw in Monaco.  The iconic UEFA Europa League trophy is surrounded by Baku's most renowned architecture to create a …

Champions League group stage draw revealed

The Champions League will officially begin next month, and continue on until next June when the final will take place. There are a total of eight groups, and 32 teams in total playing. The full group list has now been …