“What a great feeling to score in this special game! Congratulations to all our fans!” Armenian player Henrikh Mkhitaryan wrote on his Facebook after scoring a goal that helped his team, Borussia Dortmund, get a win in a Ruhr derby over the weekend.
Armenia international goalkeeper Roman Berezovsky has signed an 18-month deal with Dynamo Moscow, marking the veteran’s return to the club after six years, Dynamo said Thursday, as reported by RIA Novosti.
Armenian grandmaster Levon Aronyan, FIDE’s current number two player, says he won’t compete in international tournaments held in Azerbaijan. The warning comes before international chess’s governing body is to decide on the venue for a candidates’ tournament.
Carl Bardakian, a former NCAA Division I assistant basketball coach, will lead Armenia’s men’s national team in preparations for next summer’s FIBA European Division C Championship, it emerged on Tuesday.
Arman Yeremyan has become the first Armenian taekwondo athlete to qualify for the Olympic Games.
According to the Armenian National Olympic Committee, the Armenian athlete secured his participation in the 2012 London Olympics after winning a gold medal at the European Qualification Tournament (under 80-kg w/c) in Kazan, Russia.
Armenian grandmaster Levon Aronian has won the top prize at a prestigious international competition that ended in the Netherlands on Sunday.
In the 13th and final round of the annual Tata Steel tournament in Wijk aan Zee Aronian earned a draw against Azeri grandmaster Teimour Radjabov to score 9 points overall and finish on top of the 14-man standings.
Armenian grandmaster Levon Aronian has widened his lead at the Tata Steel tournament in the Netherlands after scoring yet another victory on Wednesday.
Aronian scored his latest win – his six in 10 games in Wijk aan Zee – against Dutch grandmaster Anish Giri. Norwegian Magnus Carlsen, Aronian’s main rival, tied with Hikaru Nakamura from the United States.
Grandmaster Levon Aronian will play chess against Armenian inmates, as part of a program announced by the Ministry of Justice Tuesday. Minister of Justice Hrayr Tovmasyan also told journalists that a football tournament for prisoners is being planned.