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Georgian national judo team won Gold at the European Championship
Publish Time: 2017-04-23 19:45:00
The Georgian national judo team won Gold at the European Championship. Georgian team defeated Russian team in final with the score 3:2.Georgian national team won the Judo European Championship for the ninth time.The championship was held in Warsaw, Poland.
Georgian judo wrestlers won Gold, Silver and Bronze medals
Publish Time: 2017-04-22 20:14:00
The team of Georgian male judo wrestlers won Gold, Silver and Bronze medals at the European Championship. Georgian final took place in heavy weigh category – Adam Oqruashvili and Guram Tushishvili competed. Gold medal went to Tushishvili, while Silver – to Oqruashvili. Beka Ghviniashvili struggled in 90-kg weight category against his rival from Azerbaijan. He won and became the holder of Bronze medal. The championship was held in Warsaw, Poland.
Georgian national and youth teams gained 5 medals at Karate European Championship
Update Time: 2017-04-21 19:03:00
Georgian national and youth teams gained 5 medals - 1 Gold and 2 Silver and 2 Bronze - at the Karate European Championship. About 400 sportsmen from 30 countries participated in the competition. At the same time, Georgian delegation won the right to be host of 2020 European Championship for the second time.
Berlusconi did his best to make AC Milan part of the world history - Kakha Kaladze
Publish Time: 2017-04-15 12:14:00
Georgian Energy Minister Kakha Kaladze has echoed departure of Silvio Berlusconi from football club AC Milan.“I am greatly grateful to President Berlusconi for what he did in order the AC Milan to become part of the world history. He created a wonderful team. It was an honor for me to be part of that team. Milan is in my heart”, - Kaladze posted on his Instagram page.AC Milan has new owners after Italian former Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi sold the club to a Chinese-led consortium for £627.7m. Under Berlusconi Milan won 29 trophies in 31 years. The deal, the biggest Chinese investment in a European club, follows retail giant Suning Commerce Group's purchase of rival Internazionale FC last year. A Chinese firm also underwrites the media rights to the top league, Serie A.In a joint statement, Berlusconi's holding Fininvest said it had sold its entire 99.93 percent stake in the club to Luxembourg-based Rossoneri Sport Investment Lux, a company controlled by investor Yonghong Li which replaced the original Chinese bid vehicle.The 740-million euro price tag includes 220 million euros in debt. The buyers, who paid a final tranche of 370 million euros on Thursday, committed to a significant recapitalisation and financial strengthening of the club, the statement said.
Wrestling Federation makes statement
Update Time: 2017-04-05 12:00:00
The Georgian National Wrestling Federation makes an explanation about incorrect statement made on April 4. Giga Gegeshidze, President of the federation said yesterday that the Georgian team would undergo training in occupied Crimea at Alushta base. In fact, the youth team will have training in Adler to prepare for the World Championship in Greek-Roman style.
Georgia to host 13 international sports events within the framework of Check in Georgia project
Update Time: 2017-03-29 19:06:00
Georgia will host 13 international sports events within the framework of Check in Georgia project this year. Presentation of the international sports events was held by Minister of Sports and Youth Affairs Tariel Khechikashvili, First Deputy Minister Akaki Lodia and Deputy Minister of Economic Development Ketevan Botchorishvili.The following sports events will be held in Georgia: Judo Grand Prix; international car racing championship; Davis Cup match, Georgia – Lithuania; European championship in sumo; World Run - Wings For Life; European Championship in Wushu; European Rafting Championship; World Youth Rugby Championship; European Fencing Championships; European Youth Football Championship; World Youth Handball Championship; Chess World Cup; final phase of Women's Volleyball European Championship.The organizers say that the scales of the events and are unprecedented. Georgia will host guests from about 70 countries during the sports events.
Georgia vs. Romania in rugby
Publish Time: 2017-03-19 16:30:00
The Georgian national rugby team “Borjghalosnebi” will hold a match against Romania as a part of Rugby Europe 2017 today. The match will take place in Bucharest starting 17:00 Tbilisi Time. First Channel of Georgian Public Broadcaster (GPB) will provide live transmission of the match.
Georgia defeated Russia in rugby
Publish Time: 2017-03-12 19:47:00
The Georgian national rugby team held the match of Rugby Europe 2017 against Russia today and defeated the rival with score 28-14. The match was held at Dinamo Arena in Tbilisi.
Nike Launches ‘Pro Hijab’ for Female Muslim Athletes
Publish Time: 2017-03-08 15:56:00
In an effort to better serve Muslim athletes, Nike has revealed plans to launch the Pro Hijab.Over the past few years, meetings held at the company's world headquarters in Oregon revealed top athletes like female weightlifter Amna Al Haddad often had problems competing when wearing a traditional hijab, according to a press release obtained by Fortune. As a result, Nike set out "to make a performance hijab similar to Nike Pro’s other products: inconspicuous, almost like a second skin." The result is a durable, single-layer power mesh that's both lightweight and opaque, featuring strategically placed holes for optimal breathability.Nike's announcement follows a viral video campaign called “What Will They Say About You?,” which prominently features Arab and Muslim women athletes exercising and competing. Sara al-Zawqari, a spokewoman for the International Red Cross in Iraq, voiced her support for the empowering clip of women running, skateboarding, fencing, boxing, and ice skating in the suburbs of Dubai."By providing Muslim athletes with the most groundbreaking products, like the Nike Pro Hijab, Nike aims to serve today’s pioneers as well as inspire even more women and girls in the region who still face barriers and limited access to sport," the statement concludes.
Georgia vs. Spain in Rugby
Update Time: 2017-03-04 16:45:00
The Georgian National Rugby Team “Borjghalosnebi” will play a match against Spain. Rugby Europe will be on Georgian Public Broadcaster (GPB) this evening. First Channel will air the match live starting 19:00. Two rugby players Soso Matiashvili and Badri Liparteliani will have their debut.
Tbilisi hosting UEFA Summit
Update Time: 2017-03-01 12:41:00
Tbilisi is hosting UEFA Summit, the event, which is held in this format for the first time, and is prepared by UEFA with support of the Council of Europe. The main objective of the summit is the massive development of football in Eastern Europe.UEFA GROW will be attended by the UEFA officials, presidents and the Secretary Generals of Football Federations of 14 countries in Eastern Europe, including Georgia. Moreover, heads of ministries of sport and education of participating countries and international sports experts will arrive in Tbilisi.
Georgia defeated Germany in rugby with score 50:6
Publish Time: 2017-02-19 17:08:00
The Georgian National Rugby Team “Borjghalosnebi” held the match of Rugby Europe 2017 against Germany today and defeated the rival with score 50:6. As a result, Georgian team gained the bonus point and moved to the first place in the league table.The match has been held at Rustavi Rugby Stadium. First Channel of the Georgian Public Broadcaster (GPB) aired the match live. “Borjghalosnebi” will hold the next match against Spain on March 4.
Georgian National Rugby Team to play against Germany
Publish Time: 2017-02-19 12:17:00
The Georgian National Rugby Team “Borjghalosnebi” will hold the match of Rugby Europe 2017 against Germany today.The match will be held at 15:00 at Rustavi Rugby Stadium. First Channel of the Georgian Public Broadcaster (GPB) will air the match live.
Georgia defeated Belgium in rugby with score 31:6
Publish Time: 2017-02-12 12:17:00
The Georgian National Rugby Team “Borjghalosnebi” held the first match of Rugby Europe 2017 against Belgium yesterday and defeated the rival with score 31:6. The march was held in Brussels. First Channel of the Georgian Public Broadcaster (GPB) aired the match live.
Georgia defeated Belgium in rugby
Update Time: 2017-02-11 20:37:00
The Georgian National Rugby Team “Borjghalosnebi” held the first match of Rugby Europe 2017 against Belgium today and defeated the rival with score 31:6. Merab Sharikadze was the Captain of “Borjghalosnebi.” Georgia defeated Belgium in rugby for already the third time. The march was held in Brussels and began at 18:00 Tbilisi time. First Channel of the Georgian Public Broadcaster (GPB) aired the match live.
Georgia vs. Belgium in Rugby
Update Time: 2017-02-11 16:46:00
The Georgian National Rugby Team “Borjghalosnebi” will hold the first match of Rugby Europe 2017 against Belgium today.The march will be held in Brussels and will begin at 18:00 Tbilisi time. First Channel of the Georgian Public Broadcaster (GPB) will air the match live.
Davis Cup 2017: Georgia won against Finland and moved to the next stage of the tournament
Publish Time: 2017-02-05 19:29:00
Georgian tennis team defeated Finland as a part of Euro/Africa Group 2 of Davis Cup 2017 and moved to the next stage of the tournament.By winning Georgian Team gained the right to move to the next stage, where Georgian team members will play against Lithuania, the matches will be held on April 7-9, 2017.
Nadzaladevi district of Tbilisi to have reconstructed sports hall
Publish Time: 2017-02-04 16:44:00
Nadzaladevi district of Tbilisi will soon have a new multifunctional sports hall. A wrestling arena and swimming pools will be located inside the building. Tbilisi Mayor Davit Narmania inspected ongoing rehabilitation works this afternoon.
Roger Federer beats Rafael Nadal to win 18th Grand Slam title
Publish Time: 2017-01-29 16:19:00
Roger Federer won his 18th Grand Slam title and first for five years with a thrilling five-set victory over Rafael Nadal in the Australian Open final, - BBC reported.The 35-year-old Swiss won 6-4 3-6 6-1 3-6 6-3 to claim his fifth Melbourne title and extend his lead at the top of the all-time men's major winners' list.Nadal, 30, remains tied in second with Pete Sampras on 14 Grand Slams following his first final since 2014.Federer's previous major title came at Wimbledon in 2012."I've been coming here for almost 20 years now," he said. "I've always enjoyed it and now my family does too."Thanks again for everything, to everybody. I hope to see you next year. If not, this was a wonderful run here and I can't be more happy to win."
Leri Khabelov elected Head of National Olympic Committee
Publish Time: 2016-12-23 16:19:00
Leri Khabelov has been elected as Head of Georgia’s National Olympic Committee. He was elected with 78 votes for and 57 - against. A total of 135 members took part in the voting process. There were only two candidates: Leri Khabelov and Irakli Medzmariashvili. The voting process began at 12:00 and ended at 16:00.