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A new Secretary General has been appointed to the Azerbaijan Gymnastics Federation during the 30th session of the Executive Committee of the organization.

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Formula One saw an eight percent rise in the number of fans attending races in 2017 with 13 of the 20 races reporting bigger crowds, according to figures published by the sport’s commercial rights holder Reuters reports.

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



New Secretary General appointed to Gymnastics Federation
A new Secretary General has been appointed to the Azerbaijan Gymnastics Federation during the 30th session of the Executive Committee of the organization.

Attendance at this year's Azerbaijan Grand Prix has grown seriously
Formula One saw an eight percent rise in the number of fans attending races in 2017 with 13 of the 20 races reporting bigger crowds, according to figures published by the sport’s commercial rights holder Reuters reports.

IOC bans Russia from 2018 Winter Olympics
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
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
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
Azerbaijani grandmaster Shahriyar Mammadyarov will compete at the 2018 FIDE World Chess Candidates Tournament to be held in Berlin, Germany from March 10-28, AzerTag reports.

World Alpagut Cup kicks off in Baku
The 2nd World Alpagut Cup organized by Azerbaijan’s Ministry of Youth and Sports, World Alpagut Federation and Azerbaijan Alpagut Federation have started at Sarhadchi Sport Complex in Baku.

Elmar Mammadyarov: The referee was unfair to Qarabag
"Removal of Rashad Sadikhov is considered erroneous."

Ilham Aliyev receives FIFA president and secretary general
President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has received FIFA president Gianni Infantino and Secretary General Fatma Samoura, APA reports.

FIFA President to visit Azerbaijan
As previously reported, the FIFA Football Summit will be held in Baku on November 21.

Gabala to host international taekwondo tournament
Gabala Open international taekwondo championships has today kicked off, AzerTag reports.

Final stage of Chess Grand Prix series starts today in Spain
The final stage of the FIDE Men’s Grand Prix series starts today in Palma de Mallorca, Spain.

Putin awards Ilgar Mamedov - PHOTOS
On Wednesday Russian President Vladimir Putin awarded state awards to scientists, culture, art, education, sports, cosmonauts and business leaders in the Kremlin.

UEFA: Qarabağ on the up for Chelsea contest
UEFA has noted the chances of the teams for further success, and also cited statistics of their confrontation before the Qarabağ-Chelsea match in Baku.

Ukrainian media highlight Azerbaijani chess team`s European triumph
The Ukrainian media have highlighted the Azerbaijani national team’s triumph at the European Team Chess Championship in Crete, Greece, AzerTag reports.

Azerbaijani national chess team becomes European champion
The Azerbaijani men's chess team won the European Team Championship held in Crete island of Greece, APA reports.

Azerbaijan beats Armenia at the European Chess Team Championship
Matches of the sixth round of the European Chess Team Championship held in Greece on Friday, according to Trend.

Qarabag`s Gurbanov appointed as new Azerbaijan head coach
Qarabag manager Gurban Gurbanov has been appointed as the new head coach of the Azerbaijan national football team, AzerTag reports.

Azerbaijan`s Mammadyarov 2nd in FIDE chess ratings
World Chess Federation (FIDE) has announced its latest ratings for November, placing Azerbaijan`s Shahriyar Mammadyarov 2nd with 2801.5 points.

Turkish football fans support Qarabag FC with encouraging poster
At the match Fenerbahce-Kayserispor, football fans demonstrated a poster in support of the "Qarabag" team.

Azerbaijani delegation to join ANOC General Assembly
An Azerbaijani delegation led by vice-president of the Azerbaijan National Olympic Committee Chingiz Huseynzade will participate in the 22nd General Assembly of the Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC) to be held in Prague, the Czech Republic from October 31 to November 4.

FIFA increase World Cup prize fund by 12 per cent
The total prize fund for the competition in Russia next summer will be $400m (€344m) up from $358m three years ago.

AFFA does not extend contract with Robert Prosinečki
AFFA President Rovnaq Abdullayev has met with Robert Prosinečki, the head coach of the Azerbaijani national soccer team.

U-17 World Cup: Ghana and Mali Enter Round of 16
Ghana and Mali have easily booked places in the Round of 16 at FIFA U-17 World Cup.

Qarabag FC responds sharply to Sabah newspaper
The director of Qarabag football club, Amrakh Celikel reacted sharply to the mocking blog in the Turkish Sabah newspaper.

Famous Turkish publication offends 'Qarabag' FC
The publication caused an extremely negative reaction in Azerbaijan.

Baku to host FIFA Executive Football Summit
FIFA Executive Football Summit will be held in Baku on November 21.

Spanish football magazine corrects apologizes to Azerbaijan
Qarabagh FC has been erroneously presented as an Armenian club.

Qarabag gets first UEFA Champions League Group point
Today Azerbaijani Champion Qarabag FC received Spanish Atlético Madrid in Baku National Stadium, APA reports.

Azerbaijani judo fighter claims gold at Tashkent Grand Prix
Azerbaijani judo fighter Vugar Shirinli (60kg) has grabbed a gold medal at Tashkent Grand Prix 2017 in Uzbekistan after beating Russian Islam Yashuev in the final.

Mauricio Sulaiman: Azerbaijan is 166th country to join World Boxing Council
“Azerbaijan is the 166th country to join the World Boxing Council (WBC). The 55th Annual Convention of the World Boxing Council has been successfully held in Baku,” President of the World Boxing Council Mauricio Sulaiman has told journalists.

Azerbaijan becomes member of World Boxing Council
Azerbaijan has been elected as a member of the World Boxing Council (WBC), WBC President Mauricio Sulaimán told a press conference in Baku on Thursday, APAsport reported.

President Ilham Aliyev allocates AZN 2 mln to Azerbaijan Volleyball Federation
Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev has signed an order on the successful performance of the country's national volleyball team at the 2017 CEV Volleyball European Championship – Women.

Baku launches WBC Convention with participation of famous boxers
The opening ceremony of the 55th World Boxing Council (WBC) Convention was held in Baku.

Azerbaijan finishes fourth at women’s EuroVolley
President Ilham Aliyev watched the national team`s final game.

Home party continues as Azerbaijan are through to EuroVolley semis
Azerbaijan’s winning streak at the 2017 women’s EuroVolley continued on Friday afternoon as the hosts beat Germany 3-0 (25-20, 25-18, 25-21) to claim a spot in the semis – the first time they achieve such a feat since their debut in the competition back in 2005.

Ilham Aliyev: Sports has turned into important social factor in Azerbaijan
State and public organizations in Azerbaijan are actively involved in solving everyday problems of athletes, said President of Azerbaijan, President of the National Olympic Committee Ilham Aliyev.