Top Armenian grandmaster Levon Aronian regrets his latest setback at the Candidates Tournament in Moscow where he finished behind leaders and missed another chance of challenging the world chess crown.
Armenia has given written security guarantees to Azerbaijan’s national boxing team which is to compete in the 2012 World Youth Boxing Championship to be hosted by Yerevan November 25-December 8, reports Tert.am, quoting a Ministry of Sport and Youth Affairs spokesperson.
Azerbaijan’s national youth boxing team has applied to compete in a major tournament next month in Yerevan. Its application to the Boxing Federation of Armenia was announced a day before the deadline for submissions, which is Friday.
The national soccer team of the internationally unrecognized republic of Karabakh played a soccer game in capital Stepanakert Sunday beating visitors from Georgia’s breakaway republic of Abkhazia 3-0, reports Armsport.am.
The Executive Committee of Pan-Armenian Games held its meeting in Larnaca, Cyprus, last week, deciding to hold the first competitions in winter sports among Armenians from around the world in Armenia’s resort town of Tsaghkadzor in 2014.
A pressure group has emerged in Armenia to oppose a possible move by national team and Shakhtar Donetsk player Henrikh Mkhitaryan to an Istanbul-based club after reports to that effect appeared in Turkish media earlier this week.