By Duncan Mackay, Nick Butler, Daniel Etchells, Liam Morgan and Michael Pavitt at the Olympic Stadium in Baku
By Duncan Mackay, Nick Butler, Daniel Etchells, Liam Morgan and Michael Pavitt in Baku
Amnesty International hit back at Azerbaijani Government after forced to cancel press conference on eve of Baku 2015
The Azerbaijani Government are trying to “crackdown on freedom of expression” after Amnesty International were denied entry into the country ahead of the inaugural European Games in Baku, a spokesperson for the organisation told insidethegames.
Three members of the Austrian synchronised swimming team have been injured in the Baku 2015 Athletes Village after being struck by a shuttle bus, with one of the athletes suffering serious injuries, the Austrian Olympic Committee (ÖOC) have confirmed in a statement.
Olympic women’s boxing champion Nicola Adams will be Team GB’s flagbearer for the Opening Ceremony at the inaugural European Games, the British Olympic Association has announced.
Baku 2015 have announced tickets for the Opening Ceremony on Friday ( June 12) at the Olympic Stadium have sold out as the start of the inaugural European Games draws closer.
The Baku 2015 Flame continued its tour around the European Games host city today, visiting the Azerbaijani capital’s Old City.
The Baku 2015 Flame visited nine of the inaugural European Games’ 18 venues here today as it continued its journey around the host city.
The Baku 2015 Flame has arrived here in the European Games host city, being carried by 100 Torchbearers on a 16 kilometres relay this evening, including Azerbaijan's President Ilham Aliyev.
Baku 2015 has signed a broadcast agreement with Fox Sports Africa with less than a week until the European Games' Opening Ceremony.
Reigning world champions Raphael Holzdeppe and Bohdan Bondarenko will be among the 24 athletes who will participate in the Baku 2015 street athletics events, but World Athlete of the Year Renaud Lavillenie will not.
Baku 2015 has released its official mobile application, providing all the latest news and up-to-date information on the inaugural European Games, as well as offering full social media interactivity.
A deal has finally been signed for the inaugural European Games, due to open here on June 12, to be broadcast in Russia.
Details of the Baku 2015 Flame's journey through the host city have been revealed here today, ahead of its arrival on Sunday (June 7).
Baku 2015 has signed a broadcast deal with New Zealand’s SKY TV ensuring that television viewers in the Oceanic nation will receive coverage of the inaugural European Games.