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Russians win qualifications with hoop at FIG Rhythmic Gymnastics World Cup in Baku

Russians win qualifications with hoop at FIG Rhythmic Gymnastics World Cup in Baku

Russian gymnasts Alexandra Soldatova and Arina Averina holds the lead after the qualification round in the exercises with the hoop at the FIG Rhythmic Gymnastics World Cup in Baku (18.8 points).  …

Ksenia Mustafayeva: I look forward to opportunity to return to Baku

Ksenia Mustafayeva: I look forward to opportunity to return to Baku

I look forward to every international tournament in rhythmic gymnastics, which takes place in the capital of Azerbaijan, the French gymnast Ksenia Mustafaeva said, speaking with the correspondent of Vestnik Kavkaza after …

Daniela Delle Chiaie: Holding of licensed Rhythmic Gymnastics World Cup in Baku is important for FIG

Daniela Delle Chiaie: "Holding of licensed Rhythmic Gymnastics World Cup in Baku is important for FIG"

FIG Technical Delegate Daniela Delle Chiaie on the choice of Baku as a venue for a licensed Olympic tournament and innovations in gymnastics

Fakhraddin Manafov: gymnastics is sports of youth

Fakhraddin Manafov: gymnastics is sports of youth

Gymnastics is a sport of youth, a well-known Azerbaijani actor Fakhraddin Manafov, who came to see the first performances of the FIG Rhythmic Gymnastics World Cup in Baku, told the correspondent of Vestnik Kavkaza. …

Baku hosts opening ceremony of FIG Rhythmic Gymnastics World Cup

Baku hosts opening ceremony of FIG Rhythmic Gymnastics World Cup

The opening ceremony of the FIG Rhythmic Gymnastics World Cup is being held at the National Gymnastics Arena. As the head coach of the Azerbaijani national rhythmic gymnastics team Mariana Vasileva told Vestnik …

 Alexandra Soldatova wins qualifications with ball at FIG Rhythmic Gymnastics World Cup in Baku

Alexandra Soldatova wins qualifications with ball at FIG Rhythmic Gymnastics World Cup in Baku

Russian gymnast Alexandra Soldatova holds the lead after the qualification round in the exercises with the ball at the FIG Rhythmic Gymnastics World Cup in Baku (17.6 points).  Belarusian gymnast Alina …

Mehriban Zaki: I really love rhythmic gymnastics

Mehriban Zaki: I really love rhythmic gymnastics

Watching rhythmic gymnastics enrich people of art, Honored Artist of Azerbaijan Mehriban Zaki, who came to see the first performances of the FIG Rhythmic Gymnastics World Cup in Baku, told the correspondent of Vestnik …

 Sabina Tashkenbaeva: Baku arena is gorgeous

Sabina Tashkenbaeva: Baku arena is gorgeous

There is a gorgeous arena for international gymnastics competitions in Baku, the Uzbek gymnast Sabina Tashkenbaeva  said, speaking with the correspondent of Vestnik Kavkaza after performing with a hoop and a ball at the …

Camilla Feeley: in Baku one wants make performance look beautiful

Camilla Feeley: in Baku one wants make performance look beautiful

The beauty of the National Gymnastic Arena in the capital of Azerbaijan literally makes you perform as beautifully as it is, the US gymnast Camilla Feeley said, speaking with the correspondent of Vestnik Kavkaza after performing …

Arina Averina: support of Baku spectators helps to perform

Arina Averina: support of Baku spectators helps to perform

Support for spectators in Baku is very helpful, the Russian gymnast Arina Averina said, speaking with the correspondent of Vestnik Kavkaza after performing with a ball and a hoop at the first day of the qualifications of the …

Jouki Tikkanen: Baku creates excellent conditions for gymnastics tournaments

Jouki Tikkanen: Baku creates excellent conditions for gymnastics tournaments

The Azerbaijan Gymnastics Federation organized the FIG Rhythmic Gymnastics World Cup at the high level, the Finnish gymnast Jouki Tikkanen said, speaking with the correspondent of Vestnik Kavkaza after performing at the first day …

Natela Bolataeva: World Cup in Baku characterized by unusual atmosphere

Natela Bolataeva: World Cup in Baku characterized by unusual atmosphere

The organizers of the FIG Rhythmic Gymnastics World Cup managed to create an unusual atmosphere at the tournament, the Georgian gymnast Natela Bolataeva said, speaking with the correspondent of Vestnik Kavkaza after performing …

Chingiz Abdullayev: rhythmic gymnastics is close to music

Chingiz Abdullayev: rhythmic gymnastics is close to music

Rhythmic gymnastics is a kind of sports that is close to art, the People's Writer, the secretary of the Azerbaijani Writers' Union, President of the Azerbaijani PEN Centre Chingiz Abdullayev, who came to see the first …

The FIG Rhythmic Gymnastics World Cup opens in Baku

The FIG Rhythmic Gymnastics World Cup opens in Baku

The International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) Rhythmic Gymnastics World Cup has started in Baku.  It will be held on April 28-30. The competitions will be held at the National Gymnastics Arena. Participation of 94 gymnasts …

Irina Deriugina: Azerbaijan Gymnastics Federation has stunning president

Irina Deriugina: Azerbaijan Gymnastics Federation has stunning president

Azerbaijan Gymnastics Federation has a stunning president - the first vice-president of the republic Mehriban Aliyeva, the head coach of the Ukrainian national rhythmic gymnastics team, the vice-president of the Gymnastics Federation of Ukraine …

Victoria Shelia: Baku is my favorite city for tournaments

Victoria Shelia: Baku is my favorite city for tournaments

Baku is my favorite city for performing at rhythmic gymnastics tournaments, the Georgian gymnast Victoria Shelia said, speaking to the correspondent of Vestnik Kavkaza on the eve of the FIG Rhythmic Gymnastics World Cup in …

Mira Filippova: sports development in Azerbaijan is excellent

Mira Filippova: sports development in Azerbaijan is excellent

The Canadian team came to the FIG Rhythmic Gymnastics World Cup in Baku to gain experience, the coach of the Canadian national rhythmic gymnastics team Mira Filippova said, speaking to the correspondent of Vestnik Kavkaza. …

Svetlana Krasnikova: Kazakh gymnasts always pleased to compete in Baku

Svetlana Krasnikova: Kazakh gymnasts always pleased to compete in Baku

Kazakh gymnasts are always pleased to visit tournaments in Azerbaijan, the coach of the Kazakh national rhythmic gymnastics team Svetlana Krasnikova said, speaking to the correspondent of Vestnik Kavkaza on the eve of the FIG Rhythmic Gymnastics …

Sevara Karimova: Rhythmic gymnastics has always been at high level in Azerbaijan

Sevara Karimova: Rhythmic gymnastics has always been at high level in Azerbaijan

The Uzbek national rhythmic gymnastics team likes Baku very much, the coach of the national team, which arrived to the FIG Rhythmic Gymnastics World Cup, Sevara Karimova said, speaking to the correspondent of Vestnik …

Anna Baranova: I wish everyone successes at FIG Rhythmic Gymnastics World Cup in Baku!

Anna Baranova: I wish everyone successes at FIG Rhythmic Gymnastics World Cup in Baku!

The Spanish national team intends to show all abilities of its new team at the FIG Rhythmic Gymnastics World Cup in Baku, the coach of the Spanish national team Anna Baranova said, speaking to the correspondent of …

Mariana Vasileva: Let#039s look at chions and become chions

Mariana Vasileva: "Let's look at champions and become champions"

The head coach of the Azerbaijani national rhythmic gymnastics team Mariana Vasileva told Vestnik Kavkaza about the opening ceremony of the FIG Rhythmic Gymnastics World Cup, which will be opened tomorrow in Baku. …

Baku holds dress rehearsal of FIG Rhythmic Gymnastics World Cup opening ceremony (PHOTO)

Baku holds dress rehearsal of FIG Rhythmic Gymnastics World Cup opening ceremony (PHOTO)

The dress rehearsal of the opening ceremony of the FIG Rhythmic Gymnastics World Cup in Baku was held on April 26. Baku will host another FIG Rhythmic Gymnastics World Cup on April 28-30. Gymnasts from different countries will gather at …

Mariana Vasileva: I expect Azerbaijani gymnasts to perform even better at World Cup in Baku

Mariana Vasileva: I expect Azerbaijani gymnasts to perform even better at World Cup in Baku

Azerbaijani rhythmic gymnastics team highly motivated to win at the upcoming FIG Rhythmic Gymnastics World Cup in Baku on April 28-30 due to serious work done before the competition, the head coach of the Azerbaijani national rhythmic …

Azerbaijani boxers aim for the gold at Islamic games

Azerbaijani boxers aim for the gold at Islamic games

Sport facilities of the upcoming IV Islamic Games were presented in Baku today. Among them - Baku Crystal Hall, which will host boxing and volleyball events.  All facilities for competitions, trainings, accommodation of judges, …

Dzagnidze wins European Chess Chionship

Dzagnidze wins European Chess Championship

Nana Dzagnidze became the champion of the European Women's Chess Championship. The tournament ended today in Riga. In the 11th round, Nana, playing with black figures, played in a draw with the Russian Natalia Pogonina and, having …

Armenian chess Grandmaster ensures clear first for himself at GRENKE Chess Classic

Armenian chess Grandmaster ensures clear first for himself at GRENKE Chess Classic

Armenian chess Grandmaster Levon Aronian won his game against Hou Yifan at Round 6 of GRENKE Chess Classic. Thus, with a fourth win in a row, Aronian became unreachable for his opponents ahead of the final …

Shamil Tarpischev: Caucasus is perfect place to play tennis

Shamil Tarpischev: Caucasus is perfect place to play tennis

The situation in the Caucasus, both North and South, currently is one of the most favorable for the development of tennis, the President of the Russian Tennis Federation Shamil Tarpishchev, told Vestnik Kavkaza, stressing that …

Iran to be represented by 300 athletes at Islamic Games in Baku

Iran to be represented by 300 athletes at Islamic Games in Baku

President of Iran’s National Olympic Committee Shahrokh Shahnazi said that 300 athletes will represent Iran at the 2017 Islamic Solidarity Games in Baku. Ho noted that the Iranian athletes will compete in 16 …

Azad Rahimov: Islamic Solidarity Games in Baku to unite entire Islamic world

Azad Rahimov: Islamic Solidarity Games in Baku to unite entire Islamic world

Islamic Solidarity Games in Baku to unite entire Islamic world, Azerbaijan’s Youth and Sports Minister and Chief Executive Officer of the Baku 2017 Islamic Solidarity Games Operations Committee, Azad Rahimov, said at the …

Azad Rahimov: Islamic Solidarity Games in Baku to demonstrate peaceful face of Islam

Azad Rahimov: Islamic Solidarity Games in Baku to demonstrate peaceful face of Islam

Participation in the 4th Islamic Solidarity Games in Baku will allow the athletes of the countries members of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation to gain invaluable experience in complex competitions, and show the world a positive image …