is a sports photo agency, providing top quality, striking images for editorial, commercial and personal use. We pride ourselves on capturing images that not only capture the action, but also convey the sense of emotion, atmosphere and tension of the sport.

azsportsimages specialise in all sports, covering competitions from kids athletics right up to the top level, World - European Championships, Winter Sports and the latest Olympic Games Tokyo2020.

As well as this, az sports is available to cover sporting fixture at any level on commission; please get in touch to discuss your needs. We will undertake any event and offer a top-quality product for your publication, website or club.


Contributing Photographers
Adam Nurkiewicz
Alexandros Avramidis
Angelos Zymaras
David Aliaga
Dimitris Tosidis
Kostantinos Tsakalidis
Nassos Triantafyllou
Nikos Karanikolas

Licensing and Buying images 

Images on this site are available to purchase as prints or license for editorial, commercial or personal use. After registering for a free account, and once you have found a suitable image, simply select the appropriate link to purchase, or contact us to discuss your requirements. We will then be able to set your account up with download privileges. 

If you've searched and still can't find the right image, we will do our best to locate a suitable photo in our archive that better matches what you are looking for. Again, please contact us with your requirements and we will get back to you as soon as possible. 


Laurel International Managment
Tokyo2020 Olympic Organising Committee
Munich22 European Championships Organising Committee
World Athletics
ANOC (Association of National Olympic Committees)
Asian Athletics Association
PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Winter Games
UCI (Union Cycliste Internationale)
HOC (Hellenic Olympic Committee)
IHF (International Handball Federation)
Active Mesia
Arla Protein Running team
Aegean Running team
WIND Running team
ATGM (International Marathon "ALEXANDER THE GREAT")

Angelos Zymaras CEO azsportsimages

is a professional photographer with more than twenty-five years of experience and the past twelve years as a sports specialist.

I have covered most of the major sports events : 18 World and European athletics championship, the Summer Olympic Games London 2012, Rio 2016, and Tokyo2020
The Olympic Winter Games Sochi 2014 and Pyeongchang 2018 plus numerous other international competitions such as The Arab Games / Asian Games / European Games and the Diamond League Series of Athletics.

I was born in Greece and in 1986  went to London where I ‘ve spent fifteen years in and four years travelling around the world working as a social documentary photographer for editorials.

Hold a B.Tech photography & Design Diploma and speak fluently Greek and English.

Founded Foto Gallery – Camden Lock London UK (Social Documentary) 1994-2000
Founded Stereosis Photography – Thessaloniki Greece (School of Photography) 2001-Today
Founded az sports images – Thessaloniki Greece | Sports Photography Agency 2009-Today

Today, I ‘m established in Thessaloniki expanding my work as chief photographer for azsportsimages, and also work with LOC , institutions and federations as a photo manager.


Photo Management

Working closely with sponsors, federations and Local Organising Committees on all issues related to photography and managing photographers on a media environment.

Deputy Photo Manager for Sport Climbing and Beach Volleyball Munich22
Venue Photo Manager at The Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games, Tokyo2020
Photo Operations Manager of ANOC World Beach Games – Doha 2019
Venue Photo Manager of Freestyle Skiing / Snowboard competition of Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games
Photo Operations Manager for The 5th Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games, Ashgabat, Turkmenistan 2017
Photo Services Manager for the UCI Road World Championships, DOHA 2016
Photo Supervisor for the 2016 FIS FreestyleSki / Snowboard WorldCup, Bokwang Phoenix Park. S.Korea
Photo Manager IAAF Diamond League Doha 2015 & 2016
Venue Photo Manager for the Qatar 2015 Men’s Handball World Championships
Photo Cluster Manager in 2015 Incheon Asian Games (Athletics / Soccer / Archery and Fencing)