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Blessing Oborududu: Islamic games organized brilliantly

Blessing Oborududu: Islamic games organized brilliantly

The Islamic games are brilliantly organized competitions, a gold winner in women’s freestyle wrestling (63 kg) from Nigeria, Blessing Oborududu, said in a conversation with a correspondent of Vestnik Kavkaza. "This medal is …

Alice Manolova: fans helped me to win gold medal of Islamic games

Alice Manolova: fans helped me to win gold medal of Islamic games

A representative of Azerbaijan’s women's free-style wrestling national team in weight up to 69 kg, Alice Manolova, who won in today’s competitions at the Islamic Games in Baku, said in a conversation with a correspondent of …

Elmira Gambarova: Bronze medal of Islamic Games is a high achievement

Elmira Gambarova: Bronze medal of Islamic Games is a high achievement

The bronze medal of the Islamic Games is a high achievement, Azeri athlete Elmira Gambarova said in an interview with a correspondent of Vestnik Kavkaza. She took the third place in women's freestyle wrestling (63 kg) at the Islamic …

Azerbaijan#039s Stadnik grabs gold medal at Baku 2017

Azerbaijan's Stadnik grabs gold medal at Baku 2017

Women's freestyle wrestling competitions continue as part of the Islamic Solidarity Games in Baku, Trend reports. Azerbaijani freestyle wrestler Mariya Stadnik (48 kg) easily defeated her opponent from Turkey Evin Demirkhan, 10:0 in …

Azerbaijan#039s female wrestler wins gold at Baku 2017

Azerbaijan's female wrestler wins gold at Baku 2017

Women's freestyle wrestling competitions continue as part of the Islamic Solidarity Games in Baku, Trend reports. Azerbaijani female wrestler Elis Manolova (69 kg), competing in the finals, beat her Kazakh counterpart Zamila …

Gambarova grabs bronze for Azerbaijan at Baku 2017

Gambarova grabs bronze for Azerbaijan at Baku 2017

Women's freestyle wrestling competitions continue as part of the Islamic Solidarity Games in Baku. Azerbaijani female wrestler Elmira Gambarova (63 kg) faced Cameroon’s Etane Ngolle for the bronze medal, and won the bout …

Azerbaijani diver wins gold at Baku 2017

Azerbaijani diver wins gold at Baku 2017

Diving competitions are underway as part of the 4th Islamic Solidarity Games in Baku, Trend reports. Azerbaijani diver Olga Bykovskaia has captured a gold medal in women's 3m springboard finals. The Baku 2017 Islamic …

Azerbaijani athlete wins bronze medal in zurkhaneh competition

Azerbaijani athlete wins bronze medal in zurkhaneh competition

Azerbaijani athlete won a bronze medal in the zurkhaneh competition at the 4th Islamic Solidarity Games in Baku May 21, Trend reports. Azerbaijani athlete Orkhan Khanlarov ranked third with 280 points in the men’s Charkhe Teez …

Azerbaijani men#039s and women#039s basketball teams reach finals of Islamic Games

Azerbaijani men's and women's basketball teams reach finals of Islamic Games

Basketball 3x3 competitions of the 4th Islamic Solidarity Games are underway in Baku. Azerbaijani men’s national team has advanced to the finals. Azerbaijani basketball players defeated Turkey’s team with a …

Gülenist NBA Star Kanter detained in Romania’s airport

Gülenist NBA Star Kanter detained in Romania’s airport

Oklahoma City Thunder center Enes Kanter, who is known to be a staunch follower of U.S.-based Islamic preacher Fethullah Gülen, is believed to have orchestrated July, 2016 coup attempt which left 249 …

Rufat Gulaliyev wins gold in zurkhaneh competitions of Islamic Games

Rufat Gulaliyev wins gold in zurkhaneh competitions of Islamic Games

Azerbaijan’s Rufat Gulaliyev has won the 68th gold medal for Azerbaijan at the 4th Islamic Solidarity Games in Baku. Gulaliyev took first place by scoring 456 points in men's sang event of zurkhaneh …

Azerbaijani table tennis defeats Pakistan, advances to finals of Islamic Games

Azerbaijani table tennis defeats Pakistan, advances to finals of Islamic Games

The table tennis competitions are underway as part of the 4th Islamic Solidarity Games in Baku. In 1/2 finals Azerbaijani women’s team defeated Pakistani women’s team (3:0) and advances to the finals, Trend reports. …

4th Islamic Solidarity Games. Zurkhaneh

4th Islamic Solidarity Games. Zurkhaneh

The finals of zurkhaneh team competition of the 4th Islamic Solidarity Games have ended in Baku. The best results were shown by athletes from Iran, while Azerbaijani team came second. Wrestlers from Iraq and Afghanistan received bronze …

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, …