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Georgian hockey player now plays for Canadian team

Temur Vedyapin went down in history. The twenty-year-old striker of the Georgian ice hockey team became the first native of this country to sign a professional contract (1 + 1 scheme) in Canada’s homeland of hockey. Now Temur is the striker …

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Azerbaijani gymnasts win four gold medals in Belgium

The Happy Cup 2019 - International Tournament in Rhythmic Gymnastics - was held in Gent (Belgium) from October 31 to November 3. Azerbaijan was represented at the tournament by Fatima Akbarova, Govhar Ibrahimova, Kamilla Seyidzade, …

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Azerbaijani judoka becomes European champion

Azerbaijani judoka won the European Championship among athletes under 23 years old. The competitions were held in Izhevsk. Rashid Mammadaliev (73 kg) reached the final of the tournament, where he defeated the opponent from Russia, Ayyub …

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Azerbaijani chess players win European bronze

The European Team Chess Championship ended in Batumi today. During the championship, the women's team of Azerbaijan, beating Armenia with a score of 2.5: 1.5, won the bronze medals of the European championship. Azerbaijan was …

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Bike ride to be held in Azerbaijan’s Ganja

A bike ride will be held in Azerbaijan’s Ganja on October 27. It will be organized with the joint support of the Regional Development Public Association, Ganja Executive Power, the Azerbaijan Cycling Federation as part of the “Ganja …

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Tickets for F1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix on sale

The tickets for the Formula 1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix to be held in Baku in 2020 are on sale, head of Marketing and Communications Department of Baku City Circuit Operations Company (BCC) Nigar Arpadarai said at a press conference …

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Umar Nurmagomedov: I have a lot of friends in Baku

Russian mixed martial artist, the 2016 Russian MMA champion, combat sambo world champion Umar Nurmagomedov, speaking with the correspondent of Vestnik Kavkaza, said that he would like to visit Baku. First of all, …

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Nurmagomedov clarifies his retirement plans

UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov said he has around two or three years left before he plans to retire from the sport. The words from Khabib, come shortly after his father, Abdulmanap …

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Euro 2020 qualifiers: Armenia loses to Finland

Finland defeated Armenia 3-0 the UEFA Euro 2020 qualifying in Turku yesterday evening. Norwich striker Teemu Pukki scored twice in the second half (61' and 88'), with Fredrik Jensen opening the scoring for the hosts …

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