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Azerbaijan's First VP Mehriban Aliyeva announced Sports Organizer of Year

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President Ilham Aliyev awards several people for contributing to development of sports in Azerbaijan

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2018 Formula 1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix early bird ticket campaign enters final phase

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UEFA allocates funds to Azerbaijani clubs

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UEFA distributed the funds of 6.5 million EUR from the clubs violating fair-play rules in 2016-2017 season, among the clubs which competed in the European Championships.

Baku to host 2nd International Boxing Forum

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New Secretary General appointed to Gymnastics Federation

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Attendance at this year's Azerbaijan Grand Prix has grown seriously

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IOC bans Russia from 2018 Winter Olympics

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Russia has been banned from competing at next year's Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang by the International Olympic Committee.

Azerbaijani fighters win 13 world medals in Ukraine

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Azerbaijani fighters have brought home a clutch of 13 medals, including 7 golds from Martial Arts World Championships held in Kharkiv, Ukraine.

Farid Gayibov elected as UEG president

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The Secretary General of National Gymnastics Federation (AGF), Farid Gayibov, has been elected as the president of European Union of Gymnastics (UEG) at the 27th UEG Congress held in Split, Croatia.

Shahriyar Mammadyarov to compete at FIDE World Chess Candidates Tournament

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World Alpagut Cup kicks off in Baku

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