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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 …

‘Anji’ loses to ‘Ufa’ in match of Russian football chionship in house meeting

‘Anji’ loses to ‘Ufa’ in match of Russian football championship in house meeting

The Makhachkala  FC ‘Anji’  lost to the ‘Ufa’ in a house meeting of the 14th round of the Russian Premier League at home. The only goal was scored to the gates of …

Farid Gaibov: gymnastics connects neighboring countries

Farid Gaibov: gymnastics connects neighboring countries

The 23rd Azerbaijan Championship and the 3rd Interregional Cup in Rhythmic Gymnastics finished at the ‘Kur’ Olympic Educational Sports Center in Mingachevir city. The competition was attended …

 UWW ‘Alrosa’ Intercontinental Cup 2016

UWW ‘Alrosa’ Intercontinental Cup 2016

Today the finals of the UWW ‘Alrosa’ Intercontinental Cup 2016, in Greco-Roman, freestyle and women's wrestling ended in Moscow. The Russian team was the best in all the three finals. The Azerbaijani freestyle and female wrestling …

‘Alrosa’ Intercontinental Cup 2016

‘Alrosa’ Intercontinental Cup 2016

Final matches of ‘Alrosa’ Intercontinental Cup 2016 in Greco-Roman, freestyle and women's wrestling ended today in Moscow. Russian team won all three finals. Azerbaijani team won two second places - in freestyle and women's …

Khabib Nurmagomedov: feeling of support is unbelievable

Khabib Nurmagomedov: feeling of support is unbelievable

Russian UFC fighter Khabib Nurmagomedov expressed his gratitute to the fans who supported him after the victory over US fighter Michael Johnson at UFC 205. "Want to thank everybody who supported …

Nurmagomedov destroys Johnson at UFC 205

Nurmagomedov destroys Johnson at UFC 205

Russian UFC star of Dagestani descent Khabib Nurmagomedov called Conor McGregor a "chicken" after staking a claim to a shot at the lightweight title with a dominating victory over Michael …

First day of ‘Alrosa’ Intercontinental Cup 2016: triumph of Russian fighters

First day of ‘Alrosa’ Intercontinental Cup 2016: triumph of Russian fighters

Russian Greco-Roman wrestlers, freestyle restlers and women confidently reached the finals of the ‘Alrosa’ Intercontinental Cup 2016, kicked off today in Moscow. The event is attended by around 170 athletes under 23 years old from …

Putin promises to build stadiums for 2018 World Cup in time

Putin promises to build stadiums for 2018 World Cup in time

Russian President Vladimir Putin told about the construction of stadiums for the 2018 World Cup. "Everything will be done in time and with high quality,’’ the head of state …

UWW Intercontinental Cup - Alrosa Cup 2016 kicks off in Moscow

UWW Intercontinental Cup - Alrosa Cup 2016 kicks off in Moscow

Today, international tournament in freestyle, Greco-Roman and women's wrestling UWW Intercontinental Cup - Alrosa Cup 2016 begins in "Druzhba" Universal Sports Hall. The tournament will be held under the slogan "Heroes for …

EGU: Azerbaijan Gymnastics Federation serves as exle for everyone else

EGU: Azerbaijan Gymnastics Federation serves as example for everyone else

Consistently high levels of competitions in gymnastics in Azerbaijan is the result of a confident and professional work of the Azerbaijan Gymnastics Federation (AGF) and its leadership, the sports officials of European gymnastics federations told …

 Islamic Solidarity Games 2017 presented in Baku

Islamic Solidarity Games 2017 presented in Baku

The press conference of the Azerbaijani Youth and Sports Minister Azad Rahimov, devoted to the 4th Islamic Solidarity Games, was held in Baku today. Answering the question of Vestnik Kavkaza about the possibility …

European Union of Gymnastics: Azerbaijani gymnastics on the right path

European Union of Gymnastics: Azerbaijani gymnastics on the right path

The level of development of gymnastics in Azerbaijan is getting higher from year to year, the sports officials of European gymnastics federations told Vestnik Kavkaza on the sidelines of the today's republic championships in …

‘Spartak Nalchik’ lose to ‘Fakel’ at home

‘Spartak Nalchik’ lose to ‘Fakel’ at home

A meeting of the local FC ‘Spartak’ with the Voronezh ‘Fakel’ in the 20th round of the Football national league has just ended in Nalchik. A halfback of the ‘Fakel’, …

Saudi Arabia foils terrorist attack at World Cup qualifier

Saudi Arabia foils terrorist attack at World Cup qualifier

Saudi Arabia foiled plot to bomb the stadium during a World Cup qualifying match after arresting members of two cells linked to ISIL. Authorities said on Sunday they had also dismantled two 'terrorist' cells linked to the ISIL …

Three Kazakh athletes stripped of Olympic medals

Three Kazakh athletes stripped of Olympic medals

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) says that three female weightlifters from Kazakhstan have been stripped off Olympic gold medals they won in London in 2012 for failing anti-doping tests. The IOC issued the  …

Russian sports presented ultimatum

Russian sports presented ultimatum

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has called for all athletes who have a history of doping to be banned from international competition, according to WADA expert Peter Nicholson, who took part in a Moscow seminar organized by …

Tengiz Rukhadze: Personal relations and mutual respect are everything in sumo

Tengiz Rukhadze: "Personal relations and mutual respect are everything in sumo"

Georgian sumoists are ready to conquer Japan

FIFA pays $500 for copyright of Wolf mascot

FIFA pays $500 for copyright of Wolf mascot

FIFA paid Ekaterina Bocharova, the author of the Wolf logo, selected as the mascot for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia, $500 for the copyright of the Wolf design. Bocharova’s wolf, named Zabivaka …

UN refuses to investigate banning Russian paralympians from Rio

UN refuses to investigate banning Russian paralympians from Rio

The UN Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) refused to investigate banning the Russian Paralympic team from the 2016 Games in Rio, chairperson of Russia's Civic Committee for family, children and motherhood …