Kazinform news agency dedicates article to first European Games in Baku
Baku, Azerbaijan, June 11
By Aygun Badalova - Trend:
Kazinform International news agency has dedicated an article to the frst European Games to be held in Baku on June 12-28.
"The first-ever European Games will kick off in Baku, Azerbaijan today," said the article published on Kazinform website.
The article mentioned that Baku was named as the host city by the European Olympic Committee (EOC) in December 2012.
Heads of several states and government representatives will attend the opening ceremony for the Games today. The ceremony will be broadcasted live in many countries, the article said.
Baku 2015 is the first-ever European Games, an exciting and innovative multi-sport event for the continent that will take place on June 12-28.
There will be a total of 20 sports at Baku 2015: 16 Olympic sports and four non-Olympic sports. More than 6,000 athletes from across Europe will be representing their nations over 17 days of competition.
Baku was awarded the games by the European Olympic Committees (EOC) in December 2012.
The opening ceremony for the Games will be held today, June 12, at the Baku Olympic Stadium.
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