The McLaren report on weightlifting corruption states that the President of Azerbaijan, Ilham Aliyev, personally wrote to Tamás Aján to thank him for delaying the suspension of certain athletes who had tested positive for steroids.
Brazil and Dominican Republic pick up opening-day wins at FIVB Women's International Olympic Qualification Tournament
Two-time Olympic champions Brazil have inched closer to securing a spot at Tokyo 2020 with a win over Cameroon on the opening day of the International Volleyball Federation Women’s International Olympic Qualification Tournament.
Azerbaijan impressed on the final day of action at the International Blind Sports Federation (IBSA) European Championships in Genoa, Italy, winning the first-ever mixed team title.
Hosts Azerbaijan continued their impressive showing in the wrestling events as action in the sport concluded at the Summer European Youth Olympic Festival in Baku.
Azerbaijani athletes who won medals at this year's Summer Universiade in Naples are set to receive cash prizes from the country's Government after President Ilham Aliyev signed a reward order today.