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The 25-year-old Iranian sportswoman will carry Iran’s flag at the opening ceremony of the Games.

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Azerbaijani judo fighters have won two bronze medals on the first day of the European Championships in Warsaw, Poland.

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



Female athlete to be Iran’s flag-bearer in Baku IV Islamic Solidarity Games
The 25-year-old Iranian sportswoman will carry Iran’s flag at the opening ceremony of the Games.

Azerbaijani judo fighters grab medals at European Championships
Azerbaijani judo fighters have won two bronze medals on the first day of the European Championships in Warsaw, Poland.

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.

999 media representatives apply for accreditation to cover Islamic Games
A total of 999 media representatives from 34 countries have applied for accreditation to cover the Islamic Solidarity Games in Baku, Kamran Talibov, Head of Press Operations at Baku 2017, told AZERTAC.

Junior Azerbaijani judo fighters win three medals at European Cup
Junior Azerbaijani judo fighters have brought home three medals from the European Cup held in Saint Petersburg.

Azerbaijani wrestlers to battle for medals in Kazakhstan
Azerbaijani Greco-Roman wrestlers will compete in an international tournament to be held in Shymkent, Kazakhstan on April 20-22.

Synergy Baku cyclist ranks third in Tour du Maroc
Cyclist of Azerbaijan`s Synergy Baku Kirill Pozdnyakov ranked third in the Tour du Maroc in Morocco.

Nakhchivan to host international chess festival
The International Chess Festival Nakhchivan Open 2017 commemorating the 94th anniversary of Azerbaijan’s national leader Heydar Aliyev will be held from May 2-11.

All 57 Islamic countries to compete at Baku 2017 in May
Athletes from all 57 ISSF (Islamic Solidarity Sports Federation) member nations will compete at the forthcoming 4th Islamic Solidarity Games, which will take place in Baku.

Azerbaijani athlete claims 2017 Rabat ATU Sprint Triathlon African Cup title
Azerbaijan`s Rostislav Pevtsov has won a gold medal at the 2017 Rabat ATU Sprint Triathlon African Cup in Morocco.

Maxim Averin suspended from Azerbaijani team and club
Azerbaijani cyclist Maxim Averin has been suspended from country’s elite national team "Synergy Baku" and also continental club.

Several Kyrgyz athletes to pay costs on their own at Baku 2017
The Kyrgyz delegation to the 4th Islamic Solidarity Games in Baku will consist of about 70 athletes.

110 Indonesian athletes to participate in IV Islamic Solidarity Games
Indonesian delegation to the 4th Islamic Solidarity Games in Baku will consist of 110 athletes.

Azerbaijani wrestlers grab seven medals in Bulgaria
Azerbaijani wrestlers have brought home a clutch of seven medals, including two golds from the international Dan Kolov-Nikola Petrov tournament held in Ruse, Bulgaria.

Azerbaijani judo fighters bring home seven European medals
Azerbaijani junior judo fighter Mahammad Abdullayev (90 kg) has grabbed a gold medal in the last day of the European Cup tournament, in Czech Republic.

Azerbaijani cyclist wins 'Tour du Maroc'
Azerbaijani continental cycling team "Synergy Baku" successfully launched "Tour du Maroc" race in Morocco.

Baku 2017 Islamic Solidarity Games medals unveiled
With 35 days until the Opening Ceremony on May 12, the Azerbaijan Islamic Solidarity Games Operations Committee (AISGOC) has unveiled the medals that the athletes competing at the Baku 2017 Islamic Solidarity Games will be striving to win.

Seven Azerbaijani Greco-Roman wrestlers in Top 10 of World Rankings
The United World Wrestling has released its latest rankings for Greco-Roman event, where seven Azerbaijani wrestlers are in Top 10 in their categories.

Azad Rahimov: Islamic Solidarity Games in Baku to unite entire Islamic world
36 days remains until the opening ceremony of the Games.

Azerbaijani U21 taekwondo fighter wins European bronze
Azerbaijani U21 taekwondo fighter Fizam Mehtiyev (58kg) has claimed a bronze medal on the first day of the European Championships in Sofia, Bulgaria.

Rivals of Azerbaijan national teams at the Islamic Solidarity Games determined
The draw for team sports that included in the program of Islamic Solidarity Games to be held in Baku, Apasport.az reports.

Azerbaijan simplifying visa procedure in connection with Volleyball Championship
Azerbaijan President Ilham Aliyev has signed an order on the simplification of visa procedures for stateless persons and foreigners in connection with the organizing and holding of the 2017 Women’s European Volleyball Championship.

UEFA to allocate additional 1 mln EUR to Azerbaijan
UEFA will allocate extra €1 million to each of member associations.

Azerbaijani judo fighters embark on training camp in Hungary
Azerbaijani judo fighters are on a training camp in Tata, Hungary.

Leading Azerbaijani judoka may not attend European Championship and Baku 2017
National judo team of Azerbaijan is facing a serious problem.

25 athletes from Pakistan to take part in IV Islamic Games
Pakistan will be represented by 25 athletes in the IV Islamic Solidarity Games in Baku.

Azerbaijani wrestlers claim 3 golds at European championships
Azerbaijani Greco-Roman wrestlers have claimed four medals, including three golds and one bronze, at the U23 European championships in Szombathely, Hungary.

Baku 2017 Islamic Solidarity Games presented at UNESCO
Baku 2017 Islamic Solidarity Games has been presented in Paris within the Extraordinary Session of the Intergovernmental Committee for Physical Education and Sport at UNESCO Headquarters.

No visa required from those involved in organizing Islamic Games
From April 1 on, those involved in organizing the 4th Islamic Solidarity Games, as well as the participants will be able to come to Azerbaijan without a visa.

Azerbaijani referees attend EJU seminar in Rome
Azerbaijani referees have participated in an international seminar of the European Judo Union (EJU) attended by judo referees and coaches in Rome.

Azerbaijani chess player to compete in Vyacheslav Chebanenko Memorial
Azerbaijani chess player Sarkhan Hashimov will compete in the Vyacheslav Chebanenko Memorial to be held in Chisinau, Moldova.

Azerbaijani wrestlers win two medals in U23 Wrestling Championship
Azerbaijani wrestlers have claimed two medals, including one gold on the first day of U23 Senior European Wrestling Championships held in Szombathely, Hungary.

Lionel Messi suspended for four World Cup qualifiers over match official abuse
Argentina and Barcelona star Lionel Messi has been hit with a four-game ban by football's governing body FIFA and fined $10,000 after verbally abusing a match official while on international duty, APA reports quoting CNN.

Azerbaijani gymnasts win gold medal in Grand Prix in France
The main roster of Azerbaijan’s national rhythmic gymnastics team took part in the first major competition of the new Olympic cycle on March 25-26, said a message on the Azerbaijan Gymnastics Federation’s website.

Health Ministry to establish organizing committee for Islamic Solidarity Games
The 4th Islamic Solidarity Games will be held in Baku on May 12-22, 2017.

Azerbaijani Paralympic athletes claim 11 medals in Dubai
Azerbaijani Paralympic athletes have grabbed 11 medals at the 9th FAZAA World Para Athletics Grand Prix held in Dubai, the UAE.

Azerbaijani triathlete claims European Cup title
Azerbaijan`s Rostislav Pevtsov has won a gold medal at the 2017 Gran Canaria ETU Triathlon European Cup in Las Palmas, Spain.