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Armenia sambo wrestlers win medals at world championship


Armenia’s athletes have won five medals at the World Sambo Championship, which was held in the Bulgarian capital city of Sofia. Vachik Vardanyan (68 kg) became a silver medalist while Asya Lalazaryan (48 kg), Tigran Kirakosyan (52 kg), Maksim Manukyan (57 kg), and Davit Grigoryan (82 kg) won bronze medals in this tournament. Team Armenia at this event comprised twelve ...

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EFL Cup: Mkhitaryan is recognized Man of the Match


As a result of an online voting on the Manchester United (a.k.a. Red Devils) official Twitter account, midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan has been recognized Man of the Match in the English club’s EFL Cup quarterfinal clash Wednesday against London’s West Ham United. Captain of the Armenia national football squad thanked the fans for this honor. Mkhitaryan was recognized Man of the ...

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Armenia’s Aronian, Mkrtchian compete in European Chess Club Cup


Armenia’s Grandmaster (GM) Levon Aronian, and International Master (IM) and Woman Grandmaster (WGM) Lilit Mkrtchian are participating in the 2016 European Chess Club Cup which is held in Novi Sad, Serbia. Aronian—who plays first board for the three-time World Chess Olympiad champions and the former World Team Chess champions Armenia—is heading the men’s OR Padova (Italy) team, informed the Chess ...

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Armenia to play friendly in Antalya


Armenian national team will play a friendly match against Uzbekistan. The match will take place on February 12, at 18:00 (Yerevan time) in Antalya, Turkey, FFA website reported. According to the updated FIFA ranking, Armenia is ranked 85th and Uzbekistan is 62nd.

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Russia’s Khachanov advances to his first ever ATP World Tour final


Karen Khachanov (Russia) has advanced to his first ever Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) World Tour final. In the semifinals of the ATP World Tour tournament in Chengdu, China, the 20-year-old Russian-Armenian tennis player, who is ranked 101st in the world, defeated Viktor Troicki (Serbia) in two sets.

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Mkhitaryan is on 2016 top 100 footballers’ list


Manchester United (England) midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan is on the UK FourFourTwo football monthly’s list of the world’s best 100 football players in the current year. Captain of the Armenia national squad is 60th on this list. The source also recalled that, in the previous season, Mkhitaryan—who was playing for Borussia Dortmund (Germany) at the time—was named Player of the Year ...

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Mourinho: I’m so happy for Mkhitaryan


After the EFL Cup quarterfinal win over London’s West Ham United on Wednesday, Manchester United (a.k.a. Red Devils) manager José Mourinho also reflected on the match performance by Red Devils’ midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan. “I’m so happy [for Mkhitaryan] because today was against a Premier League team with Premier League qualities with Premier League characteristics,” The Daily Mail newspaper of Great ...

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Mkhitaryan: So happy and proud of our team’s success


After Armenia’s success in the Friday night World Cup qualifier against Montenegro, national team midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan took to Twitter to share his joy with the victory. “So happy and proud of our victory today! We were down, but never out! Amazing spirit and three important points!” the football legend tweeted. Related news  

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Henrikh Mkhitaryan’s Armenia stage comeback against Montenegro to claim first victory of WC 2018 qualifying campaign


Henrikh Mkhitaryan’s Armenia staged a dramatic comeback to earn their first victory in World Cup 2018 qualifying. Trailing 2-0 against Montenegro at half-time, Armenia fought back and scored a sensational winner in the 94th minute, the Daily Mail reports. Having not won any of their last 12 competitive matches, since October 2013, Armenia looked set for another defeat as goals ...

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