Topic: Sports

By Artsvi Bakhchinyan Special to the Mirror-Spectator YEREVAN/PARIS — French-Armenian Benjamin Gabriel Jean Varonian, 40, is a former Olympic gymnast and circus acrobat. He won two gold medals in the parallel bars and team all-around at[...]

By Dennis Waszak Jr. NEW YORK (AP) — Brad Balukjian tore open a pack of 1986 Topps baseball cards, chewed the stale, brittle bubblegum and then planned a road trip most sports fans could only dream about. The college biology professor[...]

By Mike Whaley GYUMRI, Armenia (seacoastonline.com) – Atencio Martin’s unusual basketball journey has taken him from his high school playing days in Kittery, Maine, to two tours of stardom at Southern Maine Community College[...]

YEREVAN (Panorama.am) — Australian chess player Arianne Caoili, the wife of leading Armenian chess player Levon Aronian, remains in a grave but stable condition after suffering serious injuries in a car crash. She continues to receive[...]

ISTANBUL — Garbis Zakaryan, the first boxer to represent Turkey on the professional level, passed away at the age of 90 in Istanbul on Sunday, January 26, 2020. Zakaryan, a welterweight of Armenian descent, represented Turkey around the[...]

NICE, France (PanARMENIAN.Net) — Armenian wrestler, Olympic champion Artur Aleksanyan defeated all his opponents in the 97-kilogram event of the Grand Prix de France Henri Deglane in the French town of Nice. A Greco-Roman wrestler,[...]

STUTTGART, Germany (PanARMENIAN.Net) — Armenian athlete Artur Tovmasyan has reached the 2019 World Gymnastics Championships men’s finals. Tovmasyan performed on the rings to collect 14.566 points and take the 8th spot in the[...]

PATTAYA, Thailand (Panorama.am) — Armenian weightlifter Hakob Mkrtchyan competing in the 89-kilogram weight category won gold on September 23 at the World Weightlifting Championships here. Mkrtchyan was named champion with a total of 360[...]

YEREVAN — Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan received  the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) President Aleksander Ceferin, who arrived in Armenia on September 5. The president of the Football Federation of Armenia Arthur[...]

By Michael Melkonian Special to the Mirror-Spectator LOS ANGELES — The National Basketball Association (NBA) is one of the most popular sporting leagues in the world; in the United States, the NBA is on its way to eclipsing the National[...]