ATP new Ranking - Nikoloz Basilashvili is on 63th place
Publish Time: 2017-09-11 08:41:00
After the American Open Championship, Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) published a new rating.According to ATP Ranking, Tennis Player Nikoloz Basilashvili went to 63th place with 794 scores. As a reminder, Basilashvili was dropped out from the first circle of the US Open Championship when he lost the game against American Jared Donaldson.The top ten of the ATP Ranking is as following: Rafael NadalRoger FedererAndy MurrayAlexander ZverevMarin ČilićNovak DjokovicDominic ThiemStan WawrinkaGrigor DimitrovPablo Carreño Busta
Georgian basketball team defeated against Germany
Publish Time: 2017-09-02 18:31:00
The Georgian national basketball team was defeated in a match against Germany with the score 57:67.Georgia lost the ball 24 times. Both teams won the first marches in Eurobasket first tour. Georgia defeated Lithuania, while Germany – Ukraine. Georgia will compete against Ukraine non September 3.
Georgian Basketball National Team to pay against Serbia
Publish Time: 2017-08-24 14:01:00
Georgian Basketball National Team will hold the match against Serbia within Acropolis International Basketball Tournament today.The match will kick off at 19:45 Tbilisi time. The second channel of Georgian Public broadcaster will air the sport event live.Georgian Team held a match against Greece yesterday and defeated the opponent with the score 72:71.
Georgian U-16 basketball team defeated Luxembourg with the score 77-38
Publish Time: 2017-08-14 17:24:00
Georgian U-16 basketball team gained a third victory as part of the group stage within B" Division of European Championship in Bulgaria. The team of Anatoli Beriashvili held the match against Luxembourg and defeated the opponent with the score 77-38. As a result Georgia occupied the first place in the group.The Georgian basketball team will hold the next match against Kosovo. The match will kick off at 17:00 Tbilisi time tomorrow.
Presentation of the European Basketball Championship Cup will be held on August 13
Publish Time: 2017-08-07 16:20:00
Presentation of the European Basketball Championship Cup will be held at Givi Kartozia Tbilisi Sports Palace on August 13.Georgian National Team will hold a match against the Czech team within Tbilisi City Hall Cup. The first match within the regarding Championship will be held on August 11. The Georgian Public Broadcaster (GPB) will provide live transmission of the matches on its First Channel at 18:00.
President awarded basketball player Zaza Pachulia with Order of Honor
Publish Time: 2017-08-07 13:18:00
Georgia’s President Giorgi Margvelashvili awarded Georgian basketball player Zaza Pachulia with Order of Honor.Giorgi Margvelashvili thanked Zaza Pachulia for his special contribution to the development of basketball in Georgia and popularization of Georgia on the international arena. President wished the Georgian National Team success at the EuroBasket.“Zaza Pachulia is one of the most successful athletes of Georgia; he has a lot of fans in our country. He is not just an example of success but also of citizenship - he has never forgotten his country. This is especially important for me “, - said the President. Georgian Basketball player Zaza Pachulia brought NBA Championship Cup to Georgia yesterday. Pachulia is the first player from Georgia, who won an NBA Championship. The Golden State Warriors, where Pachulia plays, went on to win the 2017 NBA Championship after defeating the Cleveland Cavaliers 4–1 in the NBA Finals.
Georgian Tennis Federation has new president
Publish Time: 2017-07-26 16:06:00
Khvicha Makatsaria has been elected as new president of Georgian Tennis Federation. An extraordinary Congress of the federation was held at Ministry of Sports and Youth Affairs today. Former head Aleksandre Metreveli will act as First Vice-President.
Georgia 2017. World Rugby U-20 Championship
Update Time: 2017-06-18 19:00:00
World Rugby Under 20 Championship 2017 will be held in Georgia. May 31, June 4-8; Playoffs - June 13, Finales - June 18.
Georgia’s Rugby team beats US
Update Time: 2017-06-18 04:53:00
The Georgian national rugby team has held a test match against the US national team and has defeated the rival with the final score 21:17.The match was held in Atlanta, US. Borjgalosnebi gained the victory against the US within the status of guest for the first time. Georgia will hold the next test match against the national team of Argentina on June 24.
Georgia’s Rugby team under 20 beats Argentina
Publish Time: 2017-06-13 17:29:00
Georgia’s rugby team under 20 has defeated Argentina with the score 26:25. The match was held within the framework 2017 World Rugby U20 Championship. With the aim of gaining 9th position, Georgia’s team will play against Ireland on June 18 at Mikheil Meskhi stadium in Tbilisi. Ireland defeated Samoa today. Remarkably, Georgia has gained the right to play in the next championship of rugby due to winning today’s match.
Georgian National Football Team will play against Moldova
Publish Time: 2017-06-11 14:46:00
The Georgian National Football Team will play against Moldova today. The match will kick off at 20:00 Tbilisi Time. Georgian National Team will hold a match as a part of 2018 World Cup selection stage. Match will be held in Chisinau, Moldova. The First Channel of the Georgian Public Broadcaster (GPB) will air the sports event live.
Georgian athletes allegedly among the criminal gang members arrested in New York
Publish Time: 2017-06-08 12:59:00
Georgian sportsmen Avtandil Khurtsidze and Levan Makashvili are among the members of criminal gang arrested in New York recently. The Georgian Boxing Federation has information that both athletes are training in Brooklyn, although they cannot connect to them and the information about detention cannot be verified for the time being.Georgian members of criminal gang arrested in New York. About 15 people were detained, including several so called ‘Thieves-in-law’, - the US Department of Justice reports in that regard.The members of the Russian-Georgian gang are accused of illegally extorting money, illegal drug trafficking, murder and possessing illegal firearms.According to New York police, the gang operated on the territory of US from New York to Las Vegas.
GPB to air 2017 World Rugby Under 20 Championship exclusively
Publish Time: 2017-05-12 18:00:00
The Georgian Public Broadcaster (GPB) will be airing all matches of 2017 World Rugby Under 20 Championship hosted by Georgia from May 31 to June 18. All the 30 matches will be broadcast live at Tbilisi and Kutaisi stadiums. The Georgian team will compete among the 12 best contending ones.
Georgian wrestler to compete in final of European Championship
Publish Time: 2017-05-04 15:19:00
Vladimer Khinchegashvili, a Georgian freestyle wrestler, will compete against Akhmed Chakaev, Russian wrestler in the final of 2017 European Wrestling Championships.Khinchegashvili struggled in 61 -kg weight category against his rivals from Moldova, Azerbaijan and Ukraine.Zurab Iakobashvili in 65 -kg weight category and Elizbar Odikadze in 97-kg weight category won Bronze medals on May 3.
Mamuka Gorgodze leaves national team
Publish Time: 2017-05-04 10:31:00
Georgian rugby player Mamuka Gorgodze has decided to leave the National Team, which he captained in the last 10 games. According to the Rugby Federation Gorgodze has made this decision after a year of thinking.Mamuka Gorgodze named his age as a reason of his decision. He is 33 years old. Gorgodze started playing rugby in 2000, when he was 16 years old. In 2012-2013 he was named the best players of top 14 and Heineken Cup. Gorgodze has conducted 69 matches in total as a member of Georgia’s national rugby team. 11 matches were held when he was the captain. In 2011 Gorgodze became the best sportsman of Georgia.
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.
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.
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.
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.