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 Baku to start Islamic Solidarity Games ticket sale on March 19

Baku to start Islamic Solidarity Games ticket sale on March 19

Tickets for the Baku 2017 Islamic Solidarity Games will go on sale on March 19, the Azerbaijani Sport Ministry said. In total, more than 500,000 tickets will go on sale giving people the chance to watch 20 sports and also attend …

Steve Butcher: The level of gymnastics in Azerbaijan will only grow

Steve Butcher: "The level of gymnastics in Azerbaijan will only grow"

The four-day international judicial FIG courses in men's artistic gymnastics started in Baku

Baku to host European Men#039s Artistic Gymnastics Chionship

Baku to host European Men's Artistic Gymnastics Championship

Baku will host the 34th European Men's Artistic Gymnastics Championship on May 6-10, 2020, the Azerbaijan Gymnastics Federation (AGF) said, Trend reports. According to the AGF, the winners of the tournament will get licences for the …

Beşiktaş fans blame Arda Turan for being racist

Beşiktaş fans blame Arda Turan for being racist

A Beşiktaş fan group has sent a letter to Barcelona club about its player Arda Turan, who supported a “yes” campaign prior to a referendum in which people will vote constitutional amendment draft that proposes …

Mutko: Russia expects 2018 World Cup to be attended by three million tourists

Mutko: Russia expects 2018 World Cup to be attended by three million tourists

Russian Deputy Prime Minister, head of the Russian Football Union (RFU) Vitaly Mutko told how many tourists are expected to attend 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup and 2018 FIFA World Cup. "We expect about 700 thousand …

100 days before 4th Islamic Solidarity Games in Baku

100 days before 4th Islamic Solidarity Games in Baku

Today marks 100 days until the kick off of the 4th Islamic Solidarity Games in Baku - 300 volunteers have formed a symbolic figure of 100. The Director of the Operating Committee of the 4th Islamic Solidarity Games, Elchin …

Nigar Arpadarai: Preparations for Baku Grand Prix well under way

Nigar Arpadarai: "Preparations for Baku Grand Prix well under way"

The head of the marketing and communications department of Baku City Circuit on Formula 1

Football returns to Aleppo after five years of war

Football returns to Aleppo after five years of war

A local football match took on significant meaning for supporters this weekend - as war-torn Aleppo saw its first live game in five years. Local side Al-Ittihad beat their city rivals Hurriya 2-1 on Saturday, BBC reports. …

Sochi Fisht stadium 98% ready for Confederations Cup

Sochi Fisht stadium 98% ready for Confederations Cup

Sochi Fisht stadium is 98% ready for holding 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup, vice-governor of Krasnodar Territory Nikolai Doluda said. According to him, the city can hold events at any time. "Sochi is …

Russia wins single mixed relay at IBU European Chionships

Russia wins single mixed relay at IBU European Championships

Russia’s Evgeniy Garanichev and Daria Virolainen won the single mixed relay at the IBU (International Biathlon Union) Open European Championships in Poland’s Duszniki Zdroj on Sunday, TASS …

FIG int’l judges’ courses for 2020 Olympics kick off in Baku

FIG int’l judges’ courses for 2020 Olympics kick off in Baku

The Intercontinental Judges’ Courses on Rhythmic Gymnastics of the International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) have started in Baku today. Welcoming the course participants, the Vice-President of the European Union of Gymnastics, …

IOC strips Russia’s Lebedeva of two 2008 Olympics medals after another doping probe

IOC strips Russia’s Lebedeva of two 2008 Olympics medals after another doping probe

The International Olympic Committee announced on Wednesday its decision to strip Russian track and field athlete Tatyana Lebedeva of two medals after the reanalysis of her doping samples from the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing …

Winter Universiade 2017 Torch Relay kicks off in Astana

Winter Universiade 2017 Torch Relay kicks off in Astana

The Universiade 2017 Torch Relay with the participation of  of Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev has kicked off in Astana. 60 people, including well-known athletes and public figures, will carry the torch …

Baku to host FIG Troline Gymnastics, Tumbling World Cup in February

Baku to host FIG Trampoline Gymnastics, Tumbling World Cup in February

The Azerbaijan Gymnastics Federation will open the season of competitions with the FIG World Cup in Trampoline Gymnastics and Tumbling. The new Olympic Cycle’s first World Cup in Trampoline Gymnastics will take place at Baku’s …

St. Petersburg to present 2020 UEFA Euro Cup logo

St. Petersburg to present 2020 UEFA Euro Cup logo

The official presentation of St. Petersburg as of the organizing city of the 2020 UEFA Euro Cup will be held today at 11:30 (MSK).  It will be attended by the UEFA President Aleksander Ceferin, who will pay his …

 Natalya Kuzmina: Development of gymnastics in Azerbaijan can serve as exle for other countries

Natalya Kuzmina: "Development of gymnastics in Azerbaijan can serve as example for other countries"

President of the FIG Rhythmic Gymnastics Technical Committee on judging

Russian football fans detained at 2016 Euro Cup to leave France

Russian football fans detained at 2016 Euro Cup to leave France

Russians, arrested in France for fights with English football fans during the 2016 Euro Cup, will be returned to Russia on Tuesday, the Russian Consul General in Marseilles Sergei Molchanov said. "According to the …

FIG Intercontinental Judges’ Courses start in Baku

FIG Intercontinental Judges’ Courses start in Baku

The Intercontinental Judges’ Courses on Artistic Gymnastics of the International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) have started in Baku. The courses are being held in Azerbaijan’s capital on January 17- 21. Addressing the opening, …

Baku to host 2019 Summer European Youth Olympic Festival

Baku to host 2019 Summer European Youth Olympic Festival

It was originally due to be staged in Minsk

Azerbaijan#039s economic priorities for 2017

Azerbaijan's economic priorities for 2017

Azerbaijan’s success today is an outcome of comprehensive, specific and targeted efforts of the past few years