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Yerevan to host Olympic rating tournament of beach volleyball

One of the upcoming Olympic Games rating tournaments of women’s beach volleyball will take place in Yerevan, the National Olympic Committee said citing the Easter Europe Volleyball Association.

Armenian chess grandmaster Levon Aronian’s wife Arianne Caoili dies

Armenian chess grandmaster Levon Aronian’s wife Arianne Caoili has died aged 33.

Man Utd goalkeeper David de Gea makes €300k donation to fight coronavirus in Madrid

Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea has donated €300,000 to fight the coronavirus outbreak in his home city of Madrid, Daily Mirror reports.

Canada and Australia will not send athletes to Tokyo Olympics

Canada and Australia will not send athletes to the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo because of the risks associated with the coronavirus outbreak, CNN reported citing the Olympic committees of both countries.

FIFA opens video archive to serve fans in isolation

FIFA announced on Thursday it will be making archival footage of previous World Cup matches available to the public for free, Sports Illustrated reported.

Euro 2020 postponed until next summer amid coronavirus pandemic

Euro 2020 has been postponed by one year until 2021 because of the coronavirus pandemic, says the Norwegian FA. Uefa, European football's governing body, has been holding an emergency video conference involving major stakeholders on Tuesday, BBC Sport reports.

Olympic flame for 2020 Games lit in Greece without spectators due to coronavirus

The Olympic flame for the 2020 Tokyo Games was lit in ancient Olympia, Greece on Thursday without a single spectator due to precautions over the novel coronavirus outbreak in Europe.

Brazilian football legend Ronaldinho held by Paraguayan authorities over alleged fake passport

Brazilian football legend Ronaldinho has been caught with an “altered” passport in Paraguay, RT reported citing the Paraguayan Interior Ministry.

Mkhitaryan, wife welcome baby boy

Armenian national football team and AS Roma midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan and his wife Betty Vardanyan have welcomed their first child, the club said on Twitter.

2493 Artsakh Athletes Participated in Tournaments and Championships in 2019

Works have been done in the field of physical education and sport to improve the condition of the sport federations and sports schools, to provide technical equipment, to organize sporting events, to ensure the participation of athletes in Armenian, European, World Championships and international tournaments.

Artsakh Athlete Won “Artsakh FC” Championship Belt

Artsakh professional athlete Armen Hayrapetyan participated in “Artsakh FC” championship held in Stepanakert.Hayrapetyan fought for the championship belt.

Armenia’s Artur Aleksanyan Wins Gold at European Wrestling Championship for Fifth Time

Artur Aleksanyan was named a five times champion of Europe in the 2020 European Wrestling Championship in Rome.

Henrikh Mkhitaryan reportedly set to return to Arsenal this summer

Henrikh Mkhitaryan will return to Arsenal this summer unless the Gunners dramatically reduce their asking price, The Sun reports. The Armenian winger is currently on loan at Roma and keen to sign for the Italian giants on a permanent basis in the summer.

Equestrian club opened in Artsakh

Equestrian club has been opened in Artsakh. The hippodrome operates in the Mkhitarashen village of Askeran region, in the area of the Hunot Gorge.

Artsakh Athlete to participate in MIX FIGHT 45 International Tournament

Hrachya Hambardzumyan, an athlete of Traditional Kickboxing Federation of Artsakh Republic , will participate in the “MIX FIGHT 45” International Tournament to be held in Yerevan’s Karen Demirchyan Sports and Concerts Complex on February 22 .

Solemn ceremony of awarding athletes and coaches took place in the Artsakh Republic Presidential Residence

On 26 December a solemn ceremony of awarding Artsakh athletes and coaches who achieved outstanding results in various international and national platforms in the passing year took place in the Artsakh Republic President's Residence.

Football Federation of Armenia names new president

The Football Federation of Armenia (FFA) held a special session on Monday to name a new president.

Judo:Artsakh Athletes Won Gold Medals

Republican Judo tournament was held in Yerevan on December 20-21.

Boxing: Armenia win 9 medals in Russian town

An Armenian boxing team taking part in an international tournament in Pyatigorsk, Russia has brought the country nine medals, including seven gold and two silver.

Artsakh Athletes Won Gold Medals

GKS Federations Club Tournament was held in Yerevan on December 8. 28 athletes of Artsakh’s Japanese Shotokan Karate Federation participated in the tournament.