Topic: Sports

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[...]

ROME (Armenpress) —  Henrikh Mkhitaryan has joint Armenia national football team. The Armenian team started trainings on September 2 ahead of games against Italy and Bosnia and Herzegovina. Mkhitaryan joined the trainings on September[...]

YEREVAN – Armenia hosted Italy’s national team in Yerevan for the UEFA EURO 2020 qualifier game. All the tickets for Vazgen Sarkissian stadium were sold out, Armenpress reported. “We expect a fully packed stadium in the match[...]

LOUIS, Mi. (Chessbase) — Levon Aronian emerged as the winner of the Saint Louis Rapid and Blitz leg of the Grand Chess Tour on August 16, after a tumultuous day of blitz games here at the Saint Louis Chess Club. The day almost belonged[...]

PARIS — Armenian grandmaster Levon Aronian moved up six spots to 8th on the latest World Chess Federation (FIDE) ratings. Norwegian GM Magnus Carlsen continues to top the list of 100 strongest chess players of the world. Three other[...]