Topic: Sports

YEREVAN (Public Radio of Armenia) — The element Armenian gymnast Artur Davtyan performed at the World Cup in Cairo has been officially registered after him, the Armenian Gymnastics federation informs. Hrant Shahinyan (pole vault), Albert[...]

HEBRON, Conn. — The Armenian Open golf scramble will once again return to Tallwood Country Club in Hebron on Saturday, June 11. Once home to the original Armenian golf tournament in the region, the three Armenian Churches of St. George[...]

WATERTOWN — The City of Smile pediatric cancer hospital mimics St. Jude’s Hospital in Memphis, TN, where all children are treated free of charge. Every year  approximately a 100 children in Armenia are diagnosed with cancer.[...]

HERAKLION, Greece (Panorama) — Twenty-year-old Armenian weightlifter Garnik Cholakyan won gold at the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) Junior World Championships that began in Heraklion, Crete, on May 2. A European youth and[...]

FRESNO, Calif. — Fr. Gomidas Zohrabyan, pastor of St. Gregory the Illuminator Church in Fowler, CA, with Olympic Gold Medalist Greco-Roman wrestler Artur Aleksanyan, visited the grave of Soghomon Tehlirian in Fresno on February[...]

DETROIT — Rex Kalamian, the assistant coach of the Detroit Pistons, has been in the news lately. The Los Angeles native has been an assistant coach in the National Basketball Association (NBA) for 28 years, but won his first game as an[...]

By Stephen Kurkjian Special to the Mirror-Spectator WASHINGTON — Longtime baseball writer and ESPN’s TV analyst Tim Kurkjian said his first thoughts were of his father when he learned in December that he was headed to Major League[...]

By Maria Cozette Akopian, MBA, EdD Special to the Mirror-Spectator MAHWAH, N.J. — Alecko Eskandarian grew up in New Jersey with a father who had an illustrious soccer career. Quite literally, Alecko followed in his father’s footsteps[...]

By Gavin Gummiskey BAKU (Irish Times)  — When investigative journalist Khadija Ismayilova began reporting on the family wealth of Azerbaijan president Ilham Aliyev — including his daughter’s control of the construction company that[...]

TOKYO (PanARMENIAN.Net) — Boxer Hovhannes Bachkov won bronze at Tokyo Olympics, raising Armenia’s medal count to four. The lightweight boxer lost his final bout to Keyshawn Davis of the United States 5:0 on Friday, August 6․[...]