President Harutyunyan received world recordholders brothers Youri and Arthur Saqunts

On 3 September Artsakh Republic President Arayik Harutyunyan received world recordholders brothers Youri and Arthur Saqunts, the Presidential Office stated.

Mkhitaryan joins Roma from Arsenal on permanent deal

Henrikh Mkhitaryan has signed a permanent deal with Roma after terminating his contract with Arsenal by mutual consent, Sky Sports reports.

Mkhitaryan donates national team T-shirts to Armenian servicemen wounded in Tavush

Captain of the national football team Henrikkh Mkhitaryan has offered nominal T-shirts as a gift to the Armenian servicemen wounded in the recent cross-border hostilities in Tavush.

Liverpool become Premier League champions after 30-year wait

Liverpool have ended their 30-year wait for a topflight title after being crowned Premier League champions following Manchester City's 2-1 loss at Chelsea on June 25, ESPN reports.

UEFA approves format of selection for 2022 World Cup for European teams

The UEFA Executive Committee on Thursday approved the format of the selection for the 2022 world Cup in Qatar for European teams, reports, citing the press service of the organization on Twitter.

373 million 203 thousand drams allocated from the state budget for the development of sport in Artsakh

In 2019, 373 million 203 thousand drams were allocated from the state budget for the development of sport in Artsakh.

Mkhitaryan eager to remain at Roma 'for another few years'

Armenian national football team and Arsenal midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan has confessed he would be open to staying at Roma next season.

Roma push to extend Mkhitaryan's loan deal

Roma are in negotiations with Arsenal to extend Henrikh Mkhitaryan’s loan and add an obligation to buy in June 2021, Football Italia reports.

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.