Armenia’s Aleksanyan Wins 3rd World Title

Artur ALEKSANYAN (ARM) won a third world title on Monday in Paris to go with his Rio 2016 gold medal with a 3-1 win over last November’s Golden Grand Prix Final winner Musa EVLOEV (RUS) – in a bout in which both wrestlers were cautiously aggressive.
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Biking in Yerevan becomes ‘the thing’

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A wooden bicycle was presented in Yerevan’s Freedom square on Sunday. The bike was developed as part of the “Ticcson” project funded by the Awesome foundation, and looked, well… funny, I guess. And yet, it has a pretty ambitious goal: to “contribute to the development of that culture of changing cars into bicycles” in Yerevan. Continue reading “Biking in Yerevan becomes ‘the thing’”

Armenians celebrate the victory of the national men’s team in the 2012 Chess Olympiad in Istanbul

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The grandmasters led by Levon Aronian, the world’s second highest ranked chess player, received a hero’s welcome on their return to Armenia late on Monday. Continue reading “Armenians celebrate the victory of the national men’s team in the 2012 Chess Olympiad in Istanbul”