More than 6,200 Armenian athletes from 36 countries of the world will have another opportunity to compete with each other in different sports in August when Armenia is due to host the sixth Pan-Armenian Games – an event held once every four years.
Armenian champions Pyunik on Tuesday beat Norway’s Molde 1-0 in the second leg of the UEFA Champions League second qualifying round. But the Armenian club failed to progress to the next stage of the competition due to an aggregate goal deficiency.
Germany-based Armenian professional boxer Arthur Abraham has put an emphatic ending to his four-fight series with challenger Robert Stieglitz, scoring a sixth-round technical knockout (TKO) over the German at Gerry Weber Stadium in Halle, Germany, on Saturday.
Two Armenian clubs are due to hold their first-leg matches in the UEFA Europa League’s second qualifying round tonight.
Alashkert are playing Kairat (Kazakhstan) in Almaty, while Gyumri’s Shirak have traveled to Sweden to play against local AIK.
All of Armenia’s seven Greco-Roman wrestlers who have taken part in the Madrid Grand Prix have won medals in the prestigious competition held in the Spanish capital.
Team Armenia’s haul included three gold and three silver medals as well as one bronze.
In what is an unprecedented outcome in the history of Armenian soccer three out of four Armenian clubs that have engaged in European competitions this year have cleared their first barriers reaching second qualifying stages.