The German manager attempted to talk the then-16-year-old Rooney into playing for the Scots due to his grandmother's nationality
Electoral commission accidentally publish results showing a victory for Ilham Aliyev, the country’s long-standing President, a day before voting
The Eurovision Song Contest has introduced new rules to combat bribery after supporters of Azerbaijan’s entry were accused of buying votes at this year’s event.
Allegations against Azerbaijan, made by a delegate to 2013’s song contest, are being investigated
Emmelie de Forest had been the overwhelming favourite among the 26 entries
The election of Prince Andrew - with just 11 per cent of the eligible vote - does nothing to promote the reputation of science. Quite the opposite, in fact
Fabio Coentrao scored with only seconds left to keep Portugal’s World Cup qualification hopes alive with a dramatic draw in Tel Aviv.
Eurovision entrant Bonnie Tyler has been given the blessing of last year's contestant Engelbert Humperdinck - with a puzzling message in which he refers to the competition as the "pyramid of paradise".
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Cristiano Ronaldo will link up with the Portugal squad as scheduled today after Real Madrid confirmed the shoulder injury he suffered in El Clasico last night was not serious.
Roy Hodgson has decided to select his two emergent young stars Jack Butland and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain in his senior England squad, to be announced today, to face Moldova and Ukraine in the two opening 2014 World Cup qualifiers.
Iran has appealed for foreign help to deal with the aftermath of the deadly twin earthquakes that hit it last weekend after initially claiming it was not needed.
Japan were tonight successful with an appeal against Satoshi Shimizu's controversial Olympic Games bantamweight defeat to Magomed Abdulhamidov at ExCeL.
Euan Burton offered no excuses after seeing his hopes of Olympic judo gold shattered with defeat to Canadian Antoine Valois-Fortier in the men's under-81kgs at ExCeL.
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German comedian the only presenter who dared to deviate from script and speak about Azerbaijan’s democratic credentials