Category Archives: 2020 Summer Olympics

Australia Basketball Coach Brian Goorjian On Olympic Success, Armenian Heritage

Australia basketball head coach Brian Goorjian is fresh off helping lead the nation to its first Olympic medal in basketball. Read more

Armenian Paralympian Stas Nazaryan On Paralympics Experience, Helping Artsakh Soldiers

Stas Nazaryan has returned from Tokyo after competing in his sixth Paralympic Games when he performed in the 100m T54 wheelchair race.

He spoke with Andre Khatchaturian about his Tokyo experience, his versatile sports background, what’s next in his future and how he plans to continue to help wounded soldiers from the Artsakh War transition into a career in athletics.

Watch the full interview in the video above.

One-On-One with Hovhannes Bachkov: Armenian Bronze MEdalist Opens Up About Tokyo 2020 Experience

Armenian Olympic boxer and Tokyo 2020 bronze medalist Hovhannes Bachkov goes one-on-one with Andre Khatchaturian to talk about his Olympic experience, his semifinal loss to Keyshawn Davis, his emotional win over Azerbaijani boxer Javid Chalabiyev and the responsibility he feels as an Armenian to uplift his country after a tumultuous 2020 in the homeland. Read more

Brian Goorjian Gets Hero’s Welcome In Australia After Leading Nation To First Olympic Medal In Basketball

Australia head coach Brian Goorjian

Brian Goorjian helped Australia make history at the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo after he led them to their first Olympic medal in men’s basketball.

The Aussies defeated Slovenia in the bronze medal game and on their return trip to Australia, the squad got a hero’s welcome from their fellow Australians at the airport.

It’s safe to say, Goorjian and his team’s accomplishment resonated with many in the land down under.

Hovhannes Bachkov Vs. Keyshawn Davis Analysis; Reaction To Armenia’s Four Olympic Medals

Armenian Olympic boxer Hovhannes Bachkov

Los Angeles Times boxing and combat sports reporter Manouk Akopyan joins Andre Khatchaturian to discuss Hovhannes Bachkov’s loss to Keyshawn Davis in the men’s lightweight Olympic boxing semifinal.

The duo also react to Armenia’s medal count and whether the national Olympic committee should be content with Armenia’s performance in Tokyo.

See the full analysis in the video above.

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