Topic: Sports

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[...]

By Lily Waddell VENICE (Daily Mail) — Arsenal midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan married Betty Vardanyan in a romantic ceremony in Venice, Italy on Monday, June 17. The pair, 30, were the picture of true love when they boarded a water taxi to[...]

PARIS (PanARMENIAN.Net) — Russian-Armenian tennis player Karen Khachanov has for the first time broken into the Top 10 of the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) rankings. Khachanov, 22, enjoyed an impressive breakthrough season in[...]

YEREVAN (Armenpress) — Armenian Greco-Roman wrestler, Olympic Champion Artur Aleksanyan lit the XII Pan-Armenian Games flame on June 17 from St. Gregory the Illuminator’s torch at Khor Virap, an Armenian monastery in Ararat Province[...]

OAKLAND, Calif. — On Sunday, June 2, at St. Vartan Armenian Church, hundreds of former and current athletes gathered from near and far to honor Richard Demirjian for his decades of service. With Richard in attendance, the tribute[...]

YEREVAN (Armenpress) — A new postage stamp depicts the famous Armenian footballer, the captain of the Armenian national football team Henrikh Mkhitaryan, wearing the uniform of the Armenian national football team. The portrait of[...]

Edited by Haykaram Nahapetyan Mirror-Spectator Video Correspondent STEPANAKERT – Artsakh’s young athletes win medals in Europe. During the most recent European Kyokushin karate championship in Germany several sportsman from the[...]

By Paul MacInnes LONDON (Guardian) — Amnesty International has increased the pressure on European football’s governing body, UEFA, by saying Azerbaijan must not be allowed to “sportswash its appalling human rights record” by[...]

LONDON (BBC) — Arsenal midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan will not play in the Europa League final against Chelsea on May 29. It is understood the Armenian, 30, feared for his safety on the pitch in Baku, Azerbaijan. “Having considered all[...]

NYON, Switzerland (Armenpress) — Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Arsenal will be given the full support of the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) in order to secure a visa for the Armenia international to play in the Europa League[...]