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First European Games
The European Games is an international multi-sport event contested by athletes from European nations. The Games were envisioned and are to be governed by the European Olympic Committees (EOC), which announced their launch at its 41st General Assembly in Rome, on 8 December 2012. The 2015 European Games, the first edition of the event, are taking place in Baku, Azerbaijan in June 2015, and further editions are planned every four years thereafter.
 

Russians win bronze in team competition in judo

Russians win bronze in team competition in judo

The Russian wrestlers have won the bronze medal at the First European Games in Baku, defeating the German team in the match for third place with a score of 3-2. The athletes from Ukraine, who beat the Hungarians by the same score, occupied the …

Badminton chions determined at First European Games

Badminton champions determined at First European Games

In Baku the last finals in badminton have finished. In the men's individual championship Pablo Abia from Spain defeated Emil Holst from Denmark 2-0. A gold medal was won by the Danish sportswoman Lina Kyarsfeldt, who defeated Lin Dan from …

Russian judokas lose in match for  bronze

Russian judokas lose in match for bronze

The representatives of the Russian national judo team have lost the match for the bronze medal against the Italian team at the First European Games in the team competitions. A second bronze award went to the Slovenian team, who defeated the

Nine sets of medals to be played for on seventeenth day of First European Games

Nine sets of medals to be played for on seventeenth day of First European Games

Today in Baku the seventeenth and the last day of the European Games has started, during which competitions will be held in  badminton, beach soccer, BMX, judo and volleyball. In total, 9 sets of medals are to be played for today: …

Russian football players to take revenge in the final game at European Games

Russian football players to take revenge in the final game at European Games

The Russian national beach soccer team is to play in the final game at the European Games in Baku. The Russian athletes will play against the Italian team. The Russian players have already been defeated by the Italians in the group stage. In an interview for

Azerbaijani boxers strongest at Baku 2015 European Games

Azerbaijani boxers strongest at Baku 2015 European Games

This day has been very successful for the Azerbaijani team at the Baku 2015 European Games. Today representatives of the Azerbaijani team left onlookers without any doubts that they  are the strongest

Russian Anton Chupkov wins gold in 100m breaststroke

Russian Anton Chupkov wins gold in 100m breaststroke

The Russian national team won gold in men's 100m breaststroke at the First European Games in Baku. Anton Chupkov took the first place (1:00.65) and Andrius Sidlauskas (1:01.42) won the silver medal. Bronze went to the …

Russia wins bronze in women#039s team sabre

Russia wins bronze in women's team sabre

Russian team defeated the representatives of France in the women's team sabre at the First European Games in Baku. Ukraine and Italy will fight in the final competition.

Russian wins gold women#039s 100m backstroke

Russian wins gold women's 100m backstroke

The Russian national team won two medals in women's 100m backstroke at the First European Games in Baku. Polina Egorova (1:01.19)  took the first place and set the new record of the European Games, and Maria Kameneva (1:01.23) …

Russians Sokolov and Balyberdin win medals in 400m medley

Russians Sokolov and Balyberdin win medals in 400m medley

The Russian national team won two medals in men's 400m individual medley at the First European Games in Baku. Nikolai Sokolov took the first place (4:19.44) and Igor Balyberdin won the silver medal (4:20.80). Bronze went …

Zhukov: Russia to consider possibility of organizing European Games

Zhukov: Russia to consider possibility of organizing European Games

The Russian Olympic Committee’s president, Alexander Zhukov, said that Russia will consider the possibility of organizing the European Games. "As for Russia, we have already formed quite a tight schedule of major

Michael Vesper: Why it is right to hold the European Games in Baku?

Michael Vesper: "Why it is right to hold the European Games in Baku?"

Games in Baku should inspire and unite

Russia to fight for bronze in women#039s team sabre

Russia to fight for bronze in women's team sabre

Russia will fight France for bronze in the women's team sabre at the First European Games in Baku. The Italian athletes defeated the team of France and Ukraine defeated Russia in the semifinals.

 Russian epee fencers reach final in men#039s team epee

Russian epee fencers reach final in men's team epee

Russia reached the final in men's team epee at the First European Games in Baku. Russian athletes defeated the team of Switzerland in the semifinal. Russia will fight with France in the final. …

Senators Elena Popova, Julia Veprintseva and Alexander Borisov to answer Vestnik Kavkaza readers#039 qu

Senators Elena Popova, Julia Veprintseva and Alexander Borisov to answer Vestnik Kavkaza readers' qu

The delegations of Cossack associations and the public association 'Tatarstan' in the Azerbaijan Republic visited the Fans' House in Baku created for the First European Games in Baku. "We are the representatives of

 Sergey Naryshkin arrives in Baku

Sergey Naryshkin arrives in Baku

The chairman of Russian State Duma, Sergey Naryshkin, and his wife Tatyana Naryshkina have arrived in Azerbaijan to attend the closing ceremony of the First European Games.   At the Heydar Aliyev International Airport, …

26 sets of medals to be played for on sixteenth day of First European Games

26 sets of medals to be played for on sixteenth day of First European Games

Today in Baku the sixteenth day of the European Games has started, during which competitions will be held in badminton, beach soccer, boxing, fencing, judo, swimming and volleyball. On the sixteenth day of the European Games, the …

Jose Miguel praises Azerbaijani football players

Jose Miguel praises Azerbaijani football players

Jose Miguel, the chief of the Azerbaijani beach football team, said expressed satisfaction with his team's performance in a match with Portugal. He said that the Portuguese team was very strong, the Azerbaijani team was missing two

Russian fencer wins gold team foil in Baku

Russian fencer wins gold team foil in Baku

Russian fencers Diana Ukovleva, Adelina Zagidullina and Anastasia Ivanova have won gold in Women's Team Foil at the First European Games in Baku.

Chupkov to carry Russian banner at closing of European Games

Chupkov to carry Russian banner at closing of European Games

Swimmer Anton Chupkov will carry the Russian banner at the closing of the European Games in Baku on June 28. The athlete has won three gold medals in the Games, won at the Nanjing Summer Junior Olympic Games in 2014, and has won several junior …

Russia#039s Philipp Shopin happy with two gold medals in Baku

Russia's Philipp Shopin happy with two gold medals in Baku

Russian swimmer Philipp Shopin is happy with winning two gold medals today. He admitted being familiar with his opponents from Ukraine and Germany since a junior festival. Shopin hopes that they will soon shift to the senior category.

Russia wins gold in 3x3 volleyball

Russia wins gold in 3x3 volleyball

Russian athletes Maria Cherepanova, Anna Leshkovtseva, Tatyana Petrushina and Tatyana Vidmer have won gold in 3x3 volleyball 22:17 at the First European Games in Baku. They were playing against Ukraine in the finals. …

Russia#039s judo wrestler Alexander Parasyuk wins bronze in Baku

Russia's judo wrestler Alexander Parasyuk wins bronze in Baku

Russian judo wrestler Alexander Parasyuk has won a bronze medal in 90kg judo of the visually impaired at the European Games in Baku. Parasyuk beat Turkey's Dursun Hayran. …

Gasan Gimbatov wins silver in 91kg boxing

Gasan Gimbatov wins silver in 91kg boxing

Russian martial artist Gasan Gimbatov has won a silver medal in 91kg boxingm losing to UK's Joe Joyce in the finals.

Azerbaijani bicycle racers contribute to exposition of House of Fans

Azerbaijani bicycle racers contribute to exposition of House of Fans

Azerbaijani junior bicycle racers, including Elgun Alizadeh, ambassador of the First European Olympic Games, junior champion, and Abulfas Mamedov, coach of the Azerbaijani national team, have donated their bicycles to the House of Fans in Baku …

Polina Yegorova: four gold medals are not enough

Polina Yegorova: four gold medals are not enough

Swimmer Polina Yegorova told Vestnik Kavkaza after winning a gold medal in Women's 100m Butterfly at the First European Games in Baku that the four medals she had won so far were not enough. Yegorova had initially planned to

Alexander Zhukov says First European Games in Baku were successful

Alexander Zhukov says First European Games in Baku were successful

The Fans' House in Baku held a press conference of the Russian Olympic Committee’s president, Alexander Zhukov, where unofficial results of performances of the Russian team at the First European Games were announced As the

Russia to fight for bronze in men#039s team sabre

Russia to fight for bronze in men's team sabre

Russian team were defeated by the national team of Italy in the semifinal in men's team sabre (45-42) at the First European Games in Baku. They defeated the Azerbaijani team (45-18) in the quarterfinal.

Russians to compete for bronze in women#039s team epee

Russians to compete for bronze in women's team epee

Russian team were defeated by the national team of Romania in the semifinal in women's team epee (24-31). Tomorrow they will compete for bronze with the Italians, who were defeated by the Estonian team (36-45). Estonia and …

Azerbaijan to make decision regarding 2024 Olympic Games by fall

Azerbaijan to make decision regarding 2024 Olympic Games by fall

The Azerbaijani authorities will decide before fall about nominating Baku for the 2024 Summer Olympic Games, Azerbaijani Youth and Sports Minister, Azad Rahimov, said. "We have time until September, to analyze the outcome of the