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President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev, his wife, chairperson of the Baku 2015 First European Games Organizing Committee Mehriban Aliyeva and his daughter Arzu Aliyeva have attended the opening of the European Games Park. The head of state cut the ribbon symbolizing the opening of the park. Minister of Youth and Sports Azad Rahimov informed the Azerbaijani President and his wife that the European Games Park will host water polo, beach volleyball, beach soccer and basketball competitions. The …

There was held the inauguration of the Aquatic Palace in Baku. President Ilham Aliyev and his wife, chairperson of the Baku 2015 First European Games Organizing Committee Mehriban Aliyeva have attended the opening ceremony. The head of state cut the ribbon symbolizing the inauguration of the Aquatic Palace. President Ilham Aliyev and his wife Mehriban Aliyeva reviewed the conditions created at the Aquatic Palace. With the aim of developing water sports in Azerbaijan and organizing competitions of local and international …

President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev, his wife, chairperson of the Organizing Committee of the European Games Mehriban Aliyeva and family members have attended the opening of the Baku Shooting Center in Bilajari, Baku.

Minister of Youth and Sport Azad Rahimov informed the head of state of the center. It was said that the area of the complex, which is designed to host shooting sports and skeet shooting tournaments, was expanded to 19.6 hectares.

President Ilham Aliyev cut …

The committment of Azerbaijan’s President Ilham Aliyev and the First Lady Mehriban Aliyeva to next year’s inaugural European Games here has been underlined by their visit to the Olympic Stadium, which is under construction as the impending event’s centrepiece. The Stadium, which will have a capacity of up to 68.000, and will host the Opening and Closing Ceremonies of the Games, as well as two days of athletics, is due to be finished in February of next year – four …

 

A groundbreaking ceremony for the Aquatic Palace has been held in Baku. The ceremony was attended by President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev. In order to develop water sports in Azerbaijan and organize competitions of local and international importance in the country, President Ilham Aliyev signed a decree on 30 August 2012 on the construction in Baku of an Aquatic Palace meeting modern standards. A total of 5 million manats was allocated to the Ministry of Youth and …