Baku, Azerbaijan, May 29
Baku 2015 has signed a broadcast deal ensuring that viewers in Serbia will be able to tune into the inaugural European Games from 12-28 June, according to Baku 2015 First European Games Communications Team press release.
The Games will be shown on the public free-to-air broadcaster Radio Television Serbia (RTS), which holds the rights to the Olympic Games as well as UEFA Champions League football. The network has a reach of three million households across the country.
Mr Simon Clegg, Chief Operating Officer of Baku 2015, said: "Baku 2015 set out to secure the widest possible coverage of the inaugural European Games to help establish a viable brand, and share the excitement with as many viewers as possible, in Europe and beyond.
"This latest agreement shows the great enthusiasm for the Games, and I am delighted that fans in Serbia will be able to follow their athletes. Serbia has a strong sporting tradition, and we expect great things from their competitors next month in Baku."
Mr Vladan Ckrkic, RTS Programme Director, added: "We have always supported the promotion of sports, and are very glad to be part of such an event, especially the inaugural edition."
Baku 2015 is the first ever European Games, an exciting and innovative multi-sport event for the continent which will take place from 12 - 28 June 2015.
There will be a total of 20 sports at Baku 2015: 16 Olympic sports and four non-Olympic sports. Almost 6,000 athletes from across Europe will be representing their nations over 17 days of competition.
Twelve of the sports will offer qualification opportunities for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. Those sports include Archery, Athletics, Boxing, Cycling, Judo, Shooting, Swimming, Table Tennis, Taekwondo, Triathlon, Volleyball and Wrestling.
Baku was awarded the Games by the European Olympic Committees (EOC) in December 2012. The Baku European Games Operations Committee (BEGOC) will organise and run the Games in cooperation with the EOC.