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Channel NewsAsia
Azerbaijan top court clears Aliyev's bid to extend presidential termBAKU: Azerbaijan's highest court on Monday approved an initiative by President
Azerbaijan top court clears Aliyev's bid to extend presidential term
Channel NewsAsia / Posted an hour ago
BAKU: Azerbaijan's highest court on Monday approved an initiative by President Ilham Aliyev to extend the head of state's term of office to seven years from five, a step his critics see as illegal and undemocratic. Ratifying an extension in the... Read more
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dna
Here's why boxer Vikas Krishan is training at 4amfollowed by a gold at the South Asian Games. Vikas went on to qualify for the
Here's why boxer Vikas Krishan is training at 4am
dna / Posted 3 hours ago
followed by a gold at the South Asian Games. Vikas went on to qualify for the Olympics through the final qualifiers in Baku last month. After returning from there, Vikas had stated that he was looking for a bronze medal but now he has stepped... Read more
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The Manila Times
So ends third overall in Bilbao Chess Mastersrepresents the US Chess Federation in international tournaments, will be part o
So ends third overall in Bilbao Chess Masters
The Manila Times / Posted 3 hours ago
represents the US Chess Federation in international tournaments, will be part of the strong US team in the 2016 World Chess Olympian on September 1 to 14 in Baku, Azerbaijan. He will join Nakamura, GM Fabiano Caruana and GM Ray Robson in the... Read more
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The New Statesman
A renaissance of conductorless orchestras reveals the limits of traditional leadershipconductors will have to find a new trade.” But despite the orchestra’s initial
A renaissance of conductorless orchestras reveals the limits of traditional leadership
The New Statesman / Posted 5 hours ago
conductors will have to find a new trade.” But despite the orchestra’s initial popularity – and imitations cropping up in Baku, Kiev, and Leipzig – it had been disbanded by 1933. The exact reasons why are unknown, but it’s likely economic forces... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Kaggwa Set to Watch Rio Boxing With Envious EyeAtanus Mugerwa, Willy Kyakonye and Nasser Bukenya, who all vanished in Europe a
Kaggwa Set to Watch Rio Boxing With Envious Eye
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 hours ago
Atanus Mugerwa, Willy Kyakonye and Nasser Bukenya, who all vanished in Europe and missed the last Olympics qualifiers in Baku, Azerbaijan, could have given Katende and Sserugo good company in Rio. But Kaggwa shall follow the action at... Read more
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Sporting Life
Rosberg crash was turning pointhas outscored Rosberg by 49 points in the six races since Spain, with the Germa
Rosberg crash was turning point
Sporting Life / Posted 7 hours ago
has outscored Rosberg by 49 points in the six races since Spain, with the German's only win during that period coming in Baku when the Briton crashed in qualifying."I honestly feel we're in the strongest position we've been in all year," added... Read more
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dna
Tried making my bouts one-sided since London Olympics, says boxer Vikas YadavLondon. I want to fulfill them in Rio." Yadav secured his Rio spot only at the
Tried making my bouts one-sided since London Olympics, says boxer Vikas Yadav
dna / Posted 10 hours ago
London. I want to fulfill them in Rio." Yadav secured his Rio spot only at the end of last month at an Olympic qualifier in Baku, where he settled for bronze after a cut he sustained rendered him medically unfit for his semi-final bout. "I... Read more
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Times of Malta
Striker Micallef pens new three-year deal with Balzan FCup further evidence of his attacking qualities after hitting two fine goals in
Striker Micallef pens new three-year deal with Balzan FC
Times of Malta / Posted 11 hours ago
up further evidence of his attacking qualities after hitting two fine goals in Balzan’s 2-1 win at Azerbaijan team Neftchi Baku in the second leg of their Europa League first qualifying round match. Balzan went out 3-2 on aggregate after losing... Read more
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The Irish Times
Je suis....Bujumbura, je suis Sana’a… Je suis Baile Uí Mhurchú, je suis Grand Bassam, je
Je suis....
The Irish Times / Posted 12 hours ago
Bujumbura, je suis Sana’a… Je suis Baile Uí Mhurchú, je suis Grand Bassam, je suis Winnendon, je suis Khandamal, je suis Baku... Je suis Novyealdi, je suis Oicha, je suis Chuka, je suis La Mon, je suis Wounded Knee, je suis Abhainn Washita, je... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Why would anyone bet against Daniel Ricciardo?failures and yet always upbeat about the races to come. This despite a poor sev
Why would anyone bet against Daniel Ricciardo?
Brisbane Times / Posted 15 hours ago
failures and yet always upbeat about the races to come. This despite a poor seventh in Canada and a strong qualifying in Baku ending in another pedestrian seventh on race day. After Baku he conceded there were areas of his own performance that... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Bitter London lesson drives Yadav on path to Riothem in Rio." ON COMPETITION MODE Yadav secured his Rio spot only at the end
Bitter London lesson drives Yadav on path to Rio
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 15 hours ago
them in Rio." ON COMPETITION MODE Yadav secured his Rio spot only at the end of last month at an Olympic qualifier in Baku, where he settled for bronze after a cut he sustained rendered him medically unfit for his semi-final bout. "I... Read more
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Daily Mail
Lewis Hamilton fuels rumours of romance with Barbara Palvin in Hungaryhim to Monaco for the Grand Prix in June and was clearly supporting him as he c
Lewis Hamilton fuels rumours of romance with Barbara Palvin in Hungary
Daily Mail / Posted 20 hours ago
him to Monaco for the Grand Prix in June and was clearly supporting him as he competed in the European Grand Prix in Baku. Victorious: The hug will no doubt continue to fuel rumours that Hamilton, 31, still holds a candle for the Hungarian... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Why only a fool would bet against Daniel Ricciardofailures and yet always upbeat about the races to come. This despite a poor sev
Why only a fool would bet against Daniel Ricciardo
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 21 hours ago
failures and yet always upbeat about the races to come. This despite a poor seventh in Canada and a strong qualifying in Baku ending in another pedestrian seventh on race day. After Baku he conceded there were areas of his own performance that... Read more
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The Age
Why only a fool would bet against Daniel Ricciardofailures and yet always upbeat about the races to come. This despite a poor sev
Why only a fool would bet against Daniel Ricciardo
The Age / Posted 22 hours ago
failures and yet always upbeat about the races to come. This despite a poor seventh in Canada and a strong qualifying in Baku ending in another pedestrian seventh on race day. After Baku he conceded there were areas of his own performance that... Read more
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Irish Examiner
How Lewis Hamilton motored to the top of the F1 standingstwo-stop strategy backfired and Hamilton, who pitted for tyres on one fewer occ
How Lewis Hamilton motored to the top of the F1 standings
Irish Examiner / Posted 23 hours ago
two-stop strategy backfired and Hamilton, who pitted for tyres on one fewer occasion, won. Rosberg was only fifth. Baku (Luca Bruno/AP) An uncharacteristic mistake from Hamilton in qualifying meant he started the sport’s inaugural race in... Read more
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Canberra Times
Why only a fool would bet against Daniel Ricciardofailures and yet always upbeat about the races to come. This despite a poor sev
Why only a fool would bet against Daniel Ricciardo
Canberra Times / Posted yesterday
failures and yet always upbeat about the races to come. This despite a poor seventh in Canada and a strong qualifying in Baku ending in another pedestrian seventh on race day. After Baku he conceded there were areas of his own performance that... Read more
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Canberra Times
Ricciardo set to stay at Red Bull in 2017a world championship in 2017, Ricciardo said: "Yep, that would be the perfect s
Ricciardo set to stay at Red Bull in 2017
Canberra Times / Posted yesterday
a world championship in 2017, Ricciardo said: "Yep, that would be the perfect scenario." Ricciardo told reporters at Baku, where the European Grand Prix will be held this weekend, that his contract arrangements had always been "discreet". He... Read more
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Sun Star
Infiesto to lead PH team in Baku Chess Olympiadof the Philippines (NCFP)-Davao director James Infiesto will lead team Philippi
Infiesto to lead PH team in Baku Chess Olympiad
Sun Star / Posted yesterday
of the Philippines (NCFP)-Davao director James Infiesto will lead team Philippines' delegation as they compete in the Baku Chess Olympiad slated September 1 to 14 at the Baku, Azerbaijan. Infiesto, in an interview with Sun.Star Davao during... Read more
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The Jewish Press
Israeli Gymnasts Win Gold in Baku Just Before Olympic Games in RioThe Israeli Rhythmic Gymnastics Team Wins Gold in BakuPhoto Credit: Courtesy of
Israeli Gymnasts Win Gold in Baku Just Before Olympic Games in Rio
The Jewish Press / Posted yesterday
The Israeli Rhythmic Gymnastics Team Wins Gold in BakuPhoto Credit: Courtesy of the Israel Olympic Committee. By Michael Zeff/TPS The Israeli team brought home several medals from the International Federation of Gymnastics (FIG) World Cup Final in... Read more
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Rappler
British women's boxer Nicola Adams on verge of Olympic legend statusAdams misses most when she travels abroad as she confessed after winning the in
British women's boxer Nicola Adams on verge of Olympic legend status
Rappler / Posted yesterday
Adams misses most when she travels abroad as she confessed after winning the inaugural European Games title last year in Baku. Her hairdressing mum, Denver, too has played a pivotal role in helping her develop into one of the great talents in... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Determination propels Adams to legend statusto the head of Sandra Drabik of Poland on her way to gold in the women's flywei
Determination propels Adams to legend status
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted yesterday
to the head of Sandra Drabik of Poland on her way to gold in the women's flyweight event at the 2015 European Games in Baku The engaging 33-year-old -- who almost always wears a broad smile outside the ring -- goes to Rio with the distinct... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Wounded Irish boxing superstar Katie Taylor looks ahead to Riomust see event but four years on cracks are appearing in her armour. Ireland's
Wounded Irish boxing superstar Katie Taylor looks ahead to Rio
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted yesterday
must see event but four years on cracks are appearing in her armour. Ireland's Katie Taylor, seen after a bout during the Baku 2015 European Games The 30-year-old Olympic lightweight champion -- who also has five world, six European crowns and... Read more
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The Economic Times
Rio Olympics: Will the biggest contingent of Indian athletes result in the highest ever medal haul too?record right at Rio," says Yadav, who grabbed an Olympic seat with a bronze-med
Rio Olympics: Will the biggest contingent of Indian athletes result in the highest ever medal haul too?
The Economic Times / Posted yesterday
record right at Rio," says Yadav, who grabbed an Olympic seat with a bronze-medal win at the World Qualifying Tournament at Baku, Azerbaijan. Unlike 2012, when eight boxers represented the country, there are only three who have qualified for Rio.... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Woman makes plans for Formula One style race in Liverpool - and we REALLY want them to happenBibby She said: “I just started it because I’d read that a new F1 Grand Prix c
Woman makes plans for Formula One style race in Liverpool - and we REALLY want them to happen
Liverpool Echo / Posted yesterday
Bibby She said: “I just started it because I’d read that a new F1 Grand Prix circuit is being build on the straights of Baku in Azerbaijan, and I thought it would be cool if Liverpool hosted a F1 Grand Prix on the city’s streets. “While I don’t... Read more
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Motorsport.com
Bottas to run Williams' new floor in FP3hopes to bounce back from recent disappointments. Having not done as well as i
Bottas to run Williams' new floor in FP3
Motorsport.com / Posted 2 days ago
hopes to bounce back from recent disappointments. Having not done as well as it had hoped to on the high-speed Austria, Baku and Silverstone tracks, Williams has been working hard on trying to get answers to unlock the potential it believes its... Read more
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Motorsport.com
Hungarian GP: Friday's press conferenceCanada was a long while ago – we were on the podium there – but it was only fiv
Hungarian GP: Friday's press conference
Motorsport.com / Posted 2 days ago
Canada was a long while ago – we were on the podium there – but it was only five weeks ago. But three races since then, Baku, Austria, Silverstone, and I feel in all three of those we haven’t performed in the way I expected to. S we are looking... Read more
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Daily Mail
Lewis Hamilton enjoys cosy dinner with on/off flame Barbara Palvinhim to Monaco for the Grand Prix in June and was clearly supporting him as he c
Lewis Hamilton enjoys cosy dinner with on/off flame Barbara Palvin
Daily Mail / Posted 3 days ago
him to Monaco for the Grand Prix in June and was clearly supporting him as he competed in the European Grand Prix in Baku. And adding fuel to the fire at the time, the stunning brunette posted a selfie on her Instagram on Sunday wearing a... Read more
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Motorsport.com
Alonso forced to change engines before FP2engine he will use is the one last used at the Austrian Grand Prix, which also
Alonso forced to change engines before FP2
Motorsport.com / Posted 3 days ago
engine he will use is the one last used at the Austrian Grand Prix, which also made appearances in Monaco, Canada and Baku. However, it does feature the upgrades that have been made to the Energy Recovery System and Internal Combustion Engine... Read more
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UEFA News
Under-19 - News – UEFA.comsome top-class stadiums and all [the officials] have enjoyed working in front o
Under-19 - News – UEFA.com
UEFA News / Posted 3 days ago
some top-class stadiums and all [the officials] have enjoyed working in front of such large crowds." The 28-year-old from Baku has been a FIFA referee since 2013, the same year he started overseeing matches in UEFA competitions in the UEFA... Read more
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Hospitality Net
The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management Partners with Hospitality Asset Managers Association MEAAl Arab Jumeirah. Jumeirah Hotels & Resorts manages properties in Dubai and Abu
The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management Partners with Hospitality Asset Managers Association MEA
Hospitality Net / Posted 3 days ago
Al Arab Jumeirah. Jumeirah Hotels & Resorts manages properties in Dubai and Abu Dhabi, UAE, and Kuwait in the Middle East; Baku, Bodrum, Frankfurt, Istanbul, London, Mallorca (Spain) and Rome in Europe; the Maldives and Shanghai in Asia. Jumeirah... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Judo federation backs Russia for Rio, hits out at 'Cold War'(R) competes with Georgia’s Varlam Liparteliani during the men's -90kg judo gol
Judo federation backs Russia for Rio, hits out at 'Cold War'
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 3 days ago
(R) competes with Georgia’s Varlam Liparteliani during the men's -90kg judo gold medal match at the 2015 European Games in Baku on June 27, 2015 The IJF's statement, which likened the controversy to Cold War politics, came on the day that the... Read more
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HITC Sport
Sebastian Vettel derides rules on radio communication during F1 racesand intended to put more control in their hands and away from engineers. Lewis
Sebastian Vettel derides rules on radio communication during F1 races
HITC Sport / Posted 3 days ago
and intended to put more control in their hands and away from engineers. Lewis Hamilton and Kimi Raikkonen had problems in Baku that Mercedes and Ferrari were prevented from helping to solve from the pit lane, while at the last race at Silverstone,... Read more
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express
Sebastian Vettel on F1's controversial radio rules: This is complete bull****FIA introduced the new rules after it had been claimed that too much informatio
Sebastian Vettel on F1's controversial radio rules: This is complete bull****
express / Posted 3 days ago
FIA introduced the new rules after it had been claimed that too much information was being relayed to the drivers. But in Baku earlier this year, Lewis Hamilton's charge through the field was curtailed by a wrong engine setting which his Mercedes... Read more
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ESPN.co.uk
Rosberg: I've had the best season of anyoneof it and go for the win. It doesn't feel any different to previous weekends."
Rosberg: I've had the best season of anyone
ESPN.co.uk / Posted 4 days ago
of it and go for the win. It doesn't feel any different to previous weekends." That period of five races included a win in Baku, but saw Rosberg struggle in Monaco and Canada before colliding with his teammate on the final lap in Austria and losing... Read more
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Gamasutra
New F1™ 2016 Attract Trailer showcases new featuresgrid of human players across the 21 circuits featured in the 2016 FIA FORMULA O
New F1™ 2016 Attract Trailer showcases new features
Gamasutra / Posted 4 days ago
grid of human players across the 21 circuits featured in the 2016 FIA FORMULA ONE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP, including the tight Baku street circuit, the latest addition to the calendar. In single player, gamers are able to create their own legend in the... Read more
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Thame Gazette
Red Bull have Ferrari in their crosshairs at the Hungaroringand we outscored them by 13 points in Austria. “We have some of the more power
Red Bull have Ferrari in their crosshairs at the Hungaroring
Thame Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
and we outscored them by 13 points in Austria. “We have some of the more powerful circuits out of the way like Montreal, Baku and Austria and the circuits coming up hopefully play to some of our strengths. “It’s going to be a tight battle with... Read more
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Aylesbury Today
Red Bull have Ferrari in their crosshairs at the Hungaroringand we outscored them by 13 points in Austria. “We have some of the more power
Red Bull have Ferrari in their crosshairs at the Hungaroring
Aylesbury Today / Posted 4 days ago
and we outscored them by 13 points in Austria. “We have some of the more powerful circuits out of the way like Montreal, Baku and Austria and the circuits coming up hopefully play to some of our strengths. “It’s going to be a tight battle with... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Sicilian Master, Adu, Wins Millionaire Chess Championshipthe last one year in Chess. This is the seventh time that I will emerge top in
Sicilian Master, Adu, Wins Millionaire Chess Championship
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
the last one year in Chess. This is the seventh time that I will emerge top in a major tournament among my other rivals," Baku Chess Olympiad-bound Adu commented after the win. After securing a quarterfinal slot by scoring 7.5 points from nine... Read more
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Motorsport.com
Symonds: F1 teams all struggling to understand tyrestechnical chief Pat Symonds. Huge performance swings from race-to-race – such
Symonds: F1 teams all struggling to understand tyres
Motorsport.com / Posted 5 days ago
technical chief Pat Symonds. Huge performance swings from race-to-race – such as Red Bull's struggles in Canada and Baku and then strong pace in Austria and Silverstone – have been singled out by Symonds as evidence of the influence of... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Rivalry Ricciardo never saw comingtime in practice at Barcelona? “I’m still very new in the car and it will only
Rivalry Ricciardo never saw coming
Adelaide Now / Posted 5 days ago
time in practice at Barcelona? “I’m still very new in the car and it will only get better,” the teenager told reporters in Baku. “I already feel pretty good and it will get better time by time, race by race. The races are going really well.” While... Read more
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Perth Now
The rivalry Ricciardo never saw comingtime in practice at Barcelona? “I’m still very new in the car and it will only
The rivalry Ricciardo never saw coming
Perth Now / Posted 5 days ago
time in practice at Barcelona? “I’m still very new in the car and it will only get better,” the teenager told reporters in Baku. “I already feel pretty good and it will get better time by time, race by race. The races are going really well.” While... Read more
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Herald Sun
The rivalry Ricciardo never saw comingtime in practice at Barcelona? “I’m still very new in the car and it will only
The rivalry Ricciardo never saw coming
Herald Sun / Posted 5 days ago
time in practice at Barcelona? “I’m still very new in the car and it will only get better,” the teenager told reporters in Baku. “I already feel pretty good and it will get better time by time, race by race. The races are going really well.” While... Read more
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The Courier Mail
‘Aussie’s reputation under scrutiny’time in practice at Barcelona? “I’m still very new in the car and it will only
‘Aussie’s reputation under scrutiny’
The Courier Mail / Posted 5 days ago
time in practice at Barcelona? “I’m still very new in the car and it will only get better,” the teenager told reporters in Baku. “I already feel pretty good and it will get better time by time, race by race. The races are going really well.” While... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ambassador Mohamed Al-Yas Delivers His Credentials to Kyrgyzstan Presidentof Kyrgyzstan as Sudan Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Repu
Ambassador Mohamed Al-Yas Delivers His Credentials to Kyrgyzstan President
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
of Kyrgyzstan as Sudan Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Sudan to Kyrgyzstan, resident in Baku. Ambassador Mohamed Al-Yas has met with Kyrgyzstan Ambassador and discussed ways of strengthening the relations between... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Passport Hitch Ruins Youngster's Olympiad Dreambefore the July 15 registration deadline means rising chess star Sandrine Uwase
Passport Hitch Ruins Youngster's Olympiad Dream
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
before the July 15 registration deadline means rising chess star Sandrine Uwase will not play at the 2016 Chess Olympiad in Baku, Azerbaijan in September. Rwanda Chess Federation (FERWADE) president Kevin Ganza told Times Sport that circumstances... Read more
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Times of Malta
Pre-season tournament is ideal test for Premier teamscompleted by the end of this week.” Balzan target Balzan, encouraged by their
Pre-season tournament is ideal test for Premier teams
Times of Malta / Posted 6 days ago
completed by the end of this week.” Balzan target Balzan, encouraged by their battling display against Azeri side Neftchi Baku in the Europa League, where they were ousted 3-2 on aggregate, are looking forward to the new season. “Against Neftchi,... Read more
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The Age
Oil slips as shipments continue in wake of failed Turkish coupincluding Iraq and Azerbaijan to the port of Ceyhan on the Mediterranean Sea in
Oil slips as shipments continue in wake of failed Turkish coup
The Age / Posted 6 days ago
including Iraq and Azerbaijan to the port of Ceyhan on the Mediterranean Sea in southern Turkey. BP Plc, operator of the Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan pipeline from Azerbaijan via Georgia, confirmed that oil was flowing uninterrupted. Oil has traded... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
Strong Mid-Year Figures for Schiphol Cargostrong European results in part reflect development in carriers at Schiphol. Ne
Strong Mid-Year Figures for Schiphol Cargo
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 7 days ago
strong European results in part reflect development in carriers at Schiphol. New carrier Silk Way ships to Asia via Baku, and AirBridgeCargo, which has recently extended services from Schiphol, ships via Moscow. Both cities are defined as... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
2016 On-line Championships for HearthStone,and StarCraft II - 13 August 2016found himself called up for duty in the Protea eSports Team that participated i
2016 On-line Championships for HearthStone,and StarCraft II - 13 August 2016
News 24 South Africa / Posted 7 days ago
found himself called up for duty in the Protea eSports Team that participated in the IeSF's 6th World Championships - Baku. MSSA is very proud of the players who have represented South Africa at World Championship level, as they have all done... Read more
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Motorsport.com
Hungaroring track changes put lap records in sightis heating the tarmac much more than an older tarmac," added Isola. "And this i
Hungaroring track changes put lap records in sight
Motorsport.com / Posted 7 days ago
is heating the tarmac much more than an older tarmac," added Isola. "And this is something that they have to consider. "In Baku for example, we had 52-degrees at the beginning of the race and with a shadow the temperature dropped down a lot to... Read more
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