12:54 | June 12, 2013
Fans gathered at Yerevan’s Zvartnots Airport early this morning to welcome home Armenia’s national football team after its stunning 4-0 win over Denmark in a World Cup qualifying game.
12:51 | March 4, 2013
The Armenian Alpinism and Mountain Tourism Federation just marked its second anniversary. The Federation says mountain climbing and related sports activities have taken off in Armenia.
17:58 | January 24, 2013
The reason that the national teams have been so weak is the near absence of club teams and because there is no women’s championship in Armenia. At the core of the problem, however, is the national mentality. As a result only a few girls go out for football. In addition, there are no finances invested. This too derives from the national mentality. UEFA and FIFA, in addition to other resources, allocate funds designed to help spur women’s football. Since these are the only investments being made, however, the ball remains where it is.
21:44 | December 26, 2012
Many fans and sports organizers were baffled, however, that no football player made it to the top ten. Henrikh Mkhitaryan, clearly the best player in Armenia today, wound up in 11th place. Footballer Yura Movsisyan was picked for the 14th spot, Roman Berezovsky the 15th spot, and Sargis Hovsepyan tied for the 17th spot with wrestler Yuri Patrikevi.
13:35 | November 15, 2012
40 year-old Sargis Hovsepyan, a defender with Armenia’s national football team with 132 games under his belt, left the pitch forever in style yesterday as Armenia beat Lithuania 4 to 2 at Yerevan’s Republic Stadium.
13:46 | November 7, 2012
In the World Cup qualifying stage Armenia is battling it out with Italy (5th place), Denmark (22nd place), Czech Republic (25th place), Bulgaria (40th place) and Malta (150th place)
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