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Azer Mirzayev wins second chess tournament in month

Azer Mirzayev wins second chess tournament in month

Azerbaijani chess player Azer Mirzayev has become the winner of the Marienbad Open 2022 held in Marianske Lazne, the Czech Republic. He secured the title with 6.5 points. Mirzayev had previously won the Prague Open 2022 and an …

Former Anji goalkeeper passed away

Former Anji goalkeeper passed away

Former goalkeeper of Makhachkala "Anji" Viktor Chakrygin died at the age of 37, the club's press service reported without naming the cause of death. “The management and staff of the club, the coaching …

World Para Judo Championships to be held in Azerbaijan

World Para Judo Championships to be held in Azerbaijan

The World Para Judo Championships will be held in Baku, Azerbaijan on November 7-9, 2022, according to the press service of the Azerbaijan National Paralympic Committee. The tournament will bring together judokas from more than 40 …

Kadyrov named Beterbiev the future world champion

Kadyrov named Beterbiev the future world champion

The head of Chechnya, Ramzan Kadyrov, commenting on the victory of Chechen boxer Artur Beterbiev over American Marcus Browne, expressed confidence that Beterbiev will become the new best boxer in Russian history and the absolute world …

Open-air ice  rink opens in Kislovodsk

Open-air ice rink opens in Kislovodsk

For the first time, an open-air ice rink opened was organised for residents and guests of Kislovodsk, the Information Policy Department of the Government of the Stavropol Territory reports. "For residents and guests, we have …

Azerbaijan appoints new president of Wrestling Federation

Azerbaijan appoints new president of Wrestling Federation

Azerbaijani Economy Minister Mikayil Jabbarov has been elected as new president of Azerbaijan Wrestling Federation. Minister of Youth and Sports Farid Gayibov, speaking at the election event, greeted the participants of the meeting and …

Makhachev's next UFC rival announced

Makhachev's next UFC rival announced

Russian fighter Islam Makhachev will face an opponent from the United States, Beneil Dariush, at the UFC Fight Night tournament on February 27. According to journalist Brett Okamoto, the fight between Makhachev and Dariush …

Russian wins gold at Baku Gymnastics World Cup

Russian wins gold at Baku Gymnastics World Cup

Russian athlete Mary Golota won gold at the 28th FIG Gymnastics World Age Group Competitions in Baku in the individual trampoline jumping program for women in the 17-21 age group. She scored 53.925 points. Russian Alexandra Bonartseva …

Azerbaijani gymnast reaches finals of Baku World Cup

Azerbaijani gymnast reaches finals of Baku World Cup

Gymnast Seljan Magsudova reached the finals of the 28th FIG Gymnastics World Age Group Competitions in Baku. The Azerbaijani athlete showed excellent results in the individual trampoline jumping program for women in the 17-21 age group. …

Gundogan scores twice in Germany's 4-1 win over Armenia

Gundogan scores twice in Germany's 4-1 win over Armenia

  Germany midfielder Ilkay Gundogan scored twice in their 4-1 World Cup qualifying victory over Armenia on Sunday to finish top of Group J with their seventh straight win under coach Hansi Flick. Already-qualified …

Khabib on Makhachev’s rating in UFC 4 fighting game

Khabib on Makhachev’s rating in UFC 4 fighting game

Former UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov said that if Russian fighter Islam Makhachev continues his winning streak, he will receive 5 stars in the UFC 4 fighting game. "When you improve your skills, you will also be …