Armenia has lost to Euro-2004 winners Greece 0-1 in a friendly match that also saw their veteran goalkeeper Roman Berezovsky saving two penalties.
The match played in Austria on Thursday was part of Armenia’s ongoing preparations for the 2014 FIFA World Cup qualifying tournament commencing this fall and Greece’s training for the Euro-2012 finals in Poland and Ukraine beginning later in June.
Armenian grandmaster Gabriel Sargissian has pulled off an impressive victory at a prestigious tournament in the United States that finished this week.
Sargissian, who was a member of the gold-medal winning Armenian team at the chess Olympiads in 2006 and 2008 as well as the World Team Chess Championship in 2011, scored 7 points out of 9 to solely take the first prize among 93 participants at Chicago Open, according to chess news website Armchess.
Germany-based Armenian female boxer Susi Kentikian has lost her first fight in the professional ring to an American challenger.
Kentikian, 24, dubbed ‘Killer Queen’, came into the fight in Frankfurt, Germany, on May 16 to defend her WIBF, WBA and WBO Female Flyweight titles with an impressive and extensive boxing record of 29-0-0 (16KO).