sport in Caucasus

IJF Conference on gender equity held in Baku

The International Judo Federation hosted its inaugural Conference on Gender Equity in Baku on 19 September, one day prior to Judo Worlds. The conference was chaired by IJF head of Gender Equity Lisa Allan. The conference was attended by …

World Judo Championships kick off in Baku

The 2018 World Judo Championships have opened at National Gymnastics Arena in Baku for the first time, the correspondent of Vestnik Kavkaza reported. On the first day of competitions the winners will be defined in the 48 kg weight …

Qarabag 0-1 BATE: Champions League

BATE Borisov beat Qarabag Azerbaijan 1-0 in the first leg of the UEFA Champions League third qualifying round in Baku on August 7. The teams played at the Tofig Bahramov Republican Stadium.  Stanislav …

Batumi receives title of European City of Sport

Georgia’s Batumi has become the first municipality in the country to receive the title of European City of Sport, giving the location more international exposure ahead of the international competitions it is set to host next year. …

Baku to host Acrobatic Gymnastics World Cup in November

The World Cup in one of the most interesting and exciting gymnastics disciplines - Acrobatic Gymnastics - will be held at the National Gymnastics Arena in Baku on November 17-18, the Azerbaijan Gymnastics Federation said. During the …

Steppe Road Rally kicks off in Chechnya

Motor racing amateurs try their hand at the first steppe auto race that started today in Chechnya, the local media report. The race started in the village of Chervlenaya in the Shelkovsky district of the republic. A route (68 km) was …