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2020 Olympics: Tokyo accepts agrees to move marathon to Sapporo

Tokyo’s governor, Yuriko Koike, has reluctantly dropped her opposition to the International Olympic Committee’s surprise decision to move next year’s Olympic marathon and walking events from the capital to the northern Japanese city of Sapporo due to concerns about the heat, The Guardian reports.

Artsakh Athlete wins gold medal at the34th European Traditional Karate-Do Championship

Today at the monument to Stepan Shahumyan, the members of Artsakh Karate-Do Federation and “Decision” Civic Initiation met Artsakh athletes returning from the 34th European Traditional Karate-Do Championship, held in in Odintsovo, Russia.

Artsakh Second Weighlifting Championship will be held in Stepanakert on October 12-13

At the initiative of the Artsakh Weightlifting Association, the 2019 Artsakh Open Weightlifting Championship will be held in the Stepanakert Culture and Youth Palace on October 12-13.

Armenian gymnast Artur Davtyan qualified for Tokyo 2020

Leading Armenian gymnast Artur Davtyan has qualified for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics at the 2019 World Gymnastics Championships being held in Stuttgart, Germany.

Artsakh Athlete won the first place at the International tournament

On October 6, Artsakh athlete, World Champion ULTIMAX MMA Armen Hayrapetyan won the first place at the MMA (Mixed Martial Arts) AFFA FC 1 tournament held in Masis city, Armenia.

Dudelange-Qarabag match suspended over drone with Artsakh flag

F91 Dudelange's Europa League group stage clash against FK Qarabag was suspended on Thursday night after a drone carrying a flag of Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabakh) was flown over the stadium.

Artsakh athletes Won Prizes at Kickboxing World Championship

Kickboxing World Championship (WAKO) took place in Anapa, Russian Federation on September 24-30.

World Cup: Levon Aronyan qualifies for quarterfinal

Armenian grandmaster Levon Aronian has advanced to the quarterfinals of the FIDE Chess Wold Cup being held in Russia’s Khanty-Mansiysk.

Artsakh athlete occupied the first place at International Judo Tournament

International Judo Tournament was held in Vanadzor, the Republic of Armenia on September 21-22. Artsakh athletes participated in the tournament.

Bako Sahakyan receives chair of Armenian Athletic Federation

Artsakh Republic President Bako Sahakyan on September 19 received president of the Armenian Athletic Federation Robert Emmiyan and prominent opera tenor Vahram Tadevosyan, the President’s Office stated.

Dzeko hopes Mkhitaryan doesn't return to Arsenal after stunning Roma debut

Edin Dzeko lauded his new teammate Henrikh Mkhitaryan after his brilliant first start for the Italian capital club.

2019 Wrestling World Championships: Karapet Chalyan reaches quarter finals

The representative of Armenia Karapet Chalyan reached the quarterfinal of the Greco-Roman wrestling of World Championships 2019 hosted by Nur Sultan, news.am reports.

Armenia’s Arthur 'White Bear' Alexanyan to compete at world championship final with injury

Armenia’s Arthur Alexanyan will compete for the World Greco-Roman Wrestling Championship title with a trauma, the Wrestling Federation of Armenia said.

Mkhitaryan admits he had to leave Arsenal to 'get pleasure playing football again'

Henrikh Mkhitaryan insists he had to leave Arsenal to "get pleasure playing football again" after admitting that he wasn’t happy with life in English football, Daily Star reported.

Henrikh Mkhitaryan completes loan move to Roma

Henrikh Mkhitaryan has completed a season-long loan move from Arsenal to Roma, Mettro reports, citing the football clubs.

Head coach of Armenia’s Greco-Roman wrestling team resigns

Head coach of Armenia’s Greco-Roman wrestling team Levon Julfalakyan has resigned.

Britain's richest man completes Nice takeover

Sir Jim Ratcliffe's company INEOS has completed the takeover of French side Nice.

Armenian wrestler Hovhannes Maghakyan loses fight for bronze

Armenian wrestler Hovhannes Maghakyan has lost the fight for the bronze medal at the Junior World Wrestling Championships taking place in Tallinn, Estonia.

Levon Aronian named winner of 2019 Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz

Levon Aronian won the champion’s title in the Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz tournaments organized as part of the 2019 Grand Chess Tour series.

Armenia's Levon Aronian turns out to be stronger than chess world champion

In the 5th round of the St. Louis Rapid & Blitz tournament as part of the Grand Chess Tour (GCT) series, the Armenian grandmaster Levon Aronian defeated world champion Magnus Carlsen, news.am reports.