ATHENS (Armenpress) — The World Chess Federation (FIDE) has published the rankings of March 2016. The leader of the Armenian national chess team, Levon Aronian, has dropped to seventh place with 2786 points. Previously he was ranked[...]

DORTMUND, Germany (Armenpress) — Armenian national team’s midfielder and Borussia Dortmund’s winger Henrikh Mkhitaryan is the first in goals and assists ranking of Germany’s Soccer Cup (DFB Pokal). Mkhitaryan scored four goals and[...]

By Bill Plaschke PALM SPRINGS, Calif. (Los Angeles Times) — There is sand blowing outside his corner bedroom window. There are tumbleweeds dancing across the vacant lot next door. Even while living a life of quiet remoteness in an[...]

SALT LAKE, Utah (Vavel) — The long rumored deal has been completed: Armenian striker Yuri Movsisyan is returning to Real Salt Lake as an on loan Designated Player from Spartak Moscow of the Russian Premier League. Movsisyan[...]

  LAS VEGAS — Jerry Tarkanian, who built Nevada-Las Vegas into a national powerhouse in college basketball with an insatiable will to win, created the persona of Tark the Shark, died on Wednesday, February 11, in Las Vegas. He was[...]

SAO PAOLO, Brazil — Italian defender Matteo Darmian, of Armenian descent, is one of the breakout stars of the Italian World Cup team. Darmian was born in the northern Italian town of Legnano. He plays for Turin now. He caught the eye of[...]

PRAGUE (Reuters) — Armenia scored in injury time to beat the Czech Republic 2-1 in their World Cup Group B qualifier on Friday, severely denting the home side’s chances of making the finals. The Czechs looked like they had salvaged a[...]

  By Suren Musayelyan COPENHAGEN, Denmark (ArmeniaNow) — Hundreds of Danes gave Armenia a standing ovation as the visitors completed their incredible 4-0 thrashing of the home team last week. The 2014 FIFA World Cup qualifier became[...]

GUMRI (Armenpress) — Shirak Governor Felix Tsolakyan honored Greco-Roman wrestler and European champion, Artur Aleksanyan, on March 26. Tsolakyan congratulated Aleksanyan on his victory and awarded him AMD 400,000. That same day, Gumri[...]

TBILISI ( — Armenian wrestler, Davit Safaryan (66 kg,) took home the European Championships’ gold medal. Safaryan beat out Turkish contender, Yakup Gor, in the finals. Mihran Jaburyan (55 kg), and Narek Sanoyan (60 kg),[...]

YEREVAN (Wall Street Journal) — Reporters stake out Tigran L. Petrosian’s home. Fans seek his autograph. His image is splashed across magazine covers and his youthful face beams from posters on teenagers’ walls.  Continue[...]