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FIFA to study WADA report on Russian football

FIFA to study WADA report on Russian football

FIFA president Gianni Infantino has ruled out the study of the report by WADA's Richard McLaren on alleged Russian doping cover-up. "If measures need to be taken, they will be,” …

CSKA appoints Viktor Goncharenko as coach

CSKA appoints Viktor Goncharenko as coach

CSKA Moscow has appointed Viktor Goncharenko as coach following the departure of Leonid Slutsky. Goncharenko, once Slutsky's assistant at CSKA, joins the club after a strong start to the season with …

Last of 16 draw in Chions League determined

Last of 16 draw in Champions League determined

The last-16 draw in full, first-leg ties to be played February 14-15 and 21-22: Manchester City v Monaco Real Madrid v Napoli Benfica v Borussia Dortmund Bayern Munich v Arsenal Porto v …

Croatian football coach dedicates point to Istanbul bomb victims

Croatian football coach dedicates point to Istanbul bomb victims

Croatian football coach Slaven Bilic has dedicated West Ham's point from their draw at Liverpool to the victims of the bomb attacks outside of his former club's stadium. "Me and my staff were there for …

Russian figure skater sets world record

Russian figure skater sets world record

Russian figure skater Yevgenia Medvedeva set a new world record at the Grand Prix Figure Skating in Marseille. A 17-year-old athlete scored 79.21 points in her short program. Thus, she broke the previous …

Islamic Solidarity Games general secretary: Games in Baku to be best

Islamic Solidarity Games general secretary: Games in Baku to be best

Islamic Solidarity Games to be held in Baku on May 12-22 will be the best in history, the general secretary of the Islamic Solidarity Games, Faisal Bin Abdulaziz Al-Nassar, said. "Baku has a unique …

IOC extends sanctions against Russia over doping

IOC extends sanctions against Russia over doping

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) on Wednesday extended sanctions against Russia over dopinguntil further notice. The IOC first imposed sanctions on Russia in July in the wake of Richard …

 Azad Rahimov: Humanitarian cooperation between Moscow and Baku covers all areas

Azad Rahimov: "Humanitarian cooperation between Moscow and Baku covers all areas"

Azerbaijani Minister of Youth and Sports on the current state of the Russian-Azerbaijani relations

 Azerbaijani young football players to visit Manchester

Azerbaijani young football players to visit Manchester

The Bakcell Mobile Operator and the Association of Football Federations of Azerbaijan (AFFA) have organized a meeting with the winners of the 'Manchester United' 4th Summer Soccer School. Five children, who have demonstrated the …

Farhad Aliyev: We will present our cyclists for first time in Hungary

Farhad Aliyev: "We will present our cyclists for first time in Hungary"

General Secretary of the Azerbaijan Cycling Federation on the development of the sport in the republic

CAS upholds FIFA ban on Blatter

CAS upholds FIFA ban on Blatter

The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) said it had dismissed Joseph Blatter's appeal and that his six-year ban from all football-related activities remained in force, as from October 8, 2015.  It also said …

Firdovsi Umudov: In recent years Azerbaijan gains fame as a sports country

Firdovsi Umudov: "In recent years Azerbaijan gains fame as a sports country"

Acting head coach of the Azerbaijani National Free Wrestling Team, Firdovsi Umudov, gave an exclusive interview to Vestnik Kavkaza

Boxer Gassiev beats Lebedev to become IBF cruiserweight world ch

Boxer Gassiev beats Lebedev to become IBF cruiserweight world champ

Russian boxer Murat Gassiev beat his fellow countryman, unified cruiserweight champion Denis Lebedev, winning the title of IBF cruiserweight champion in Moscow, TASS reports. Gassiev overpowered …

Fire on the carpet

Fire on the carpet

Competitions in rhythmic gymnastics and aerobics ended in Baku

Dorota Baltsiarova: Azerbaijan and me have one goal

Dorota Baltsiarova: "Azerbaijan and me have one goal"

New foreign member of the Azerbaijani national karate team told Vestnik Kavkaza about karate and Baku

Lukashenko vows to warmheartedly organize Second European Games in Belarus

Lukashenko vows to warmheartedly organize Second European Games in Belarus

The Second European Games in Belarus will try to be as good as those in Azerbaijan as far as warm heartedness is concerned. Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko made the statement as he met with reporters during his visit to …

Terek loses to Spartak in Grozny

Terek loses to Spartak in Grozny

A meeting of the local FC ‘Terek with the Moscow ‘Spartak’ in 15th round of the Russian football championship was held in Grozny. The Moscow team won the match with the score 1:0. The …

Russia to play Portugal, Mexico in Group A at FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017

Russia to play Portugal, Mexico in Group A at FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017

Russia will play against Portugal, Mexico and New Zealand in Group A at the FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017, as it was decided at the Official Draw ceremony held in Kazan on Saturday. The FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017 will …

Baku hosts Congress of International Canoe Federation

Baku hosts Congress of International Canoe Federation

The 36th Congress of the International Canoe Federation (ICF) has begun in Baku, bringing together more than 200 delegates from 89 countries. ICF President Jose Perurena Lopez opened the Congress. President of …

Russia sinks to record low spot in FIFA rating

Russia sinks to record low spot in FIFA rating

The Russian national football team has sunk from the 53rd to the 55th place in the FIFA rating, according to the updated rankings posted on the world football body’s website on Thursday. Now the Russian national football team has …