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Ilham Aliyev receives Formula 1 Group CEO

  Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev has received Chief Executive Officer and Executive Chairman of the Formula 1 Group Chase Carey in Baku today, the presidential service reported. …

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Astana to host FIDE World Team Championships in March

The World Team Championship (Open and Women sections) will be held in Astana, Kazakhstan on March 4-15, FIDE confirms. The women section includes the teams of Russia, Armenia, Hungary, Georgia, Egypt, India, Kazakhstan, China, the U.S. …

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Khabib Nurmagomedov on reasons for leaving MMA

The 30-year-old UFC lightweight champion, Khabib Nurmagomedov, admitted in an interview to Match TV today that he does not intend to perform at octagon when he turns 33 years old. “I have two or three years ahead of the …

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Nurmagomedov intends to defeat St-Pierre in November

UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov said today at Match TV that his fight with Canadian MMA fighter Georges St- Pierre could be held in New York in November, several months after the Russian’s disqualification expires. …

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Azerbaijan's Zira FC sign Ivorian striker

Azerbaijan`s football club Zira Baku have signed six month-one year contract with Ivorian striker Ismael Fofana. The 30-year-old footballer previously played for Serbian Vojvodina, AzerTAc reported. …

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How Azerbaijan has avoided the resource curse

If you are a fund manager based in one of the EU member states you should open your eyes to investment opportunities in Azerbaijan. The energy-rich former Soviet republic on the southwest shore of the Caspian Sea is diversifying its economy. …

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Nurmagomedov may fight Ferguson next

UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov's head coach Javier Mendez said that Tony Ferguson is a possible contender for Khabib's next fight. "There is nobody in …

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Eight Olympic medalists to perform at World Cup in Baku

The names of the athletes who will participate in the Trampoline and Tumbling World Cup in Baku on February 16-17 have become known, the Azerbaijan Gymnastics Federation reported. Such Olympic stars as Vladislav Goncharov (Belarus), …

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FC Neftchi acquires halfback of Azerbaijan national team

Football club Neftchi signed a contract with a halfback of the junior team of Azerbaijan (U-19), Turan Velizade. The agreement with the 18-year-old halfback was signed for three years. Velizade will play for FC Neftchi by the number …

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Baku turns into gymnastic world's center

A number of the large-scale competitions in various gymnastic disciplines will be held by the Azerbaijan Gymnastics Federation in 2019. So, on February 16-17 of the coming year, the Trampoline World Championships will be held in Baku, …

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