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Azerbaijan Grand Prix 2017 among best Formula 1 races

The Azerbaijan Grand Prix 2017 was chosen as one of the best Formula 1 races of the last decade. The ranking was published on the official Formula 1 website. The fans highlighted the most memorable moments of the Grand Prix of …

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"Cage or ring": Kadyrov challanges Emelianenko

The head of the Chechen Republic, Ramzan Kadyrov, challenged mixed-style fighter Alexander Emelianenko. Kadyrov wrote a relevant message in Instagram. The leader of the Republic said that he had not yet decided where and according …

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Nurmagomedov named fighter of decade

MMA Junkie started a series of publications about the best fighters of the mixed style of the decade, from 2010 to 2019. Russian champion Khabib Nurmagomedov is also in the list. A complete list of the greatest athletes of the decade …

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Holloway still wants Nurmagomedov fight

UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway said he wants to fight UFC lightweight champ Khabib Nurmagomedov and is still optimistic it will happen. "I wish it happened," he stressed. …

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Azerbaijani gymnast wins gold medal in Tokyo

Azerbaijani gymnast Alexei Karatashev won a gold medal among tumbling gymnasts aged 11-12 at 27th FIG Trampoline Gymnastics World Age Group Competitions in Tokyo. Having won a ticket to the finals in the classification stage, the …

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Pashinyan’s deputy minister caught on corruption

According to the National Security Service of Armenia, Gevork Loretsyan, deputy minister of education, science, culture and sport, was taken into custody. Loretsyan is accused of bribery on a particularly large scale. The investigation …

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Azerbaijani gymnast wins 4 medals in 1 month

The 10th International New Year Cup in Rhythmic Gymnastics was held in Budapest, Hungary on November 29-December 1. About 400 gymnasts from 21 clubs in Hungary, Azerbaijan, Italy, Cyprus, Israel, Ukraine, Slovakia, the Czech …

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Championships in Artistic Gymnastics opens in Sumgait

The 26th Azerbaijan and Baku Championships in Men’s and Women’s Artistic Gymnastics have opened at Sumgait Olympic Sports Complex today. In the women's artistic gymnastics competitions, the athletes are performing in the …

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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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