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  1. Construction update of Boxing center: Newly built Cycling park in Baku (though I doubt it will be used for the European games): Some existing sport venues of Baku (Heydar Aliyev sport & concert complex, Palace of hand games etc.) are planned to face major facade reconstruction prior to the European games. Here is a proposal for facade reconstruction of Heydar Aliyev sport & concert complex: Facade now: Facade after reconstruction:
  2. Baku is going to host Islamic Solidarity Games 2017 so ISFS inspected some sport venues of Baku including the construction site of Aquatics Palace:
  3. Baku Olympic Stadium - Construction update: The recent sattelite photo of Baku Olympic Stadium:
  4. Heydar Aliyev International Airport in Baku is expanding with the construction of a new terminal. The gross area: 65 000 sq m Annual capacity: 3 mln passangers Number of check-in: 41 Number of pasport control slots: 52 Number of telescopic gates: 13 Start of construction works: 2011 End of construction works: 2013 AZAL is also actively purchasing new planes. Here are two new Airbus A-340-500 planes recently arrived to Baku http://en.president.az/articles/8017/images
  5. AIBA confirmed. Box will be represented in Baku 2015. Here is the confirmation letter from AIBA National Gymnastics Arena - Construction update:
  6. Azerbaijan is located on the crossroads of Western Asia and Eastern Europe. Not only in sports but also politically it is connected to Europe as it is a member state in all the major european organizations except EU.
  7. If Azerbaijan is Central Asia, then what do you call Western Asia, a part of Black Sea or Ukraine or whatsoever?
  8. True, athletics and boxing are not included to the list yet. According to Patrick Hickey EOC is still in discussions with those federations which they hope to finalize in the coming weeks. For more precise information please see the full text from EOC.
  9. Yes, thank you! I am also happy that now it is known that at least 19 kinds of sports, including aquatics and athletics, will be represented in Baku many of which will be license tournaments for Olympics 2016 in Rio
  10. Construction update of some venues: Olympic Stadium - 68K National Gymnastics Arena - 6K Aquatics Palace - 6K
  11. Date of 1st European Games 2015 in Azerbaijan and initial list of kinds of sports made public The date of the 1st European Games 2015 in Azerbaijan and initial list of kinds of sports have been made public, Minister of Youth and Sport Azad Rahimov said at the press conference, apasport.az reports. At the press conference on the outcomes of the first meeting of the Coordination Commission of European Olympic Committee “Baku-2015, European Games”, Minister said that the 1st European Games will be held on June 12-28. At least 6351 sportsmen on 19 kinds of sports will compete in the games. These are: archery (128 sportsmen) water sports (swimming water polo, diving - 1000) athletics (800) badminton (160) basketball (3x3, 160), box (300) canoe (350) cycling (BMX, mountain bike, road bike -350) beach soccer (256) gymnastics (modern rhythmic gymnastics, gymnastics, tumbling and acrobatics - 406) judo (350) karate (96) shooting (trap and bullet -464) table tennis (128) taekwondo (128) triathlon (125) volleyball (beach and court -464) wrestling (450) fencing (350) Chairman of the first European Games Coordination Commission Spyros Capralos said that this is not the final list. Azad Rahimov said Azerbaijan’s national teams on most kinds of sports are being formed. He said only triathlon does not exist in Azerbaijan. http://en.apa.az/news_date_of_1st_european_games_2015_in_azerb_192056.html
  12. Oh sorry, wrong thread! Could mods please move posts N656-657 to this thread http://www.gamesbids.com/forums/topic/22268-baku-2015-european-games/? Thank you!
  13. Aquatics Center - 6K Construction update:
  14. Some construction updates from Baku: Olympic Stadium - 68K Constrcution update: National Gymnastics Arena - 6K Construction update:
  15. Where is European Games 2015 thread? It used to be in Other International Games/Bids section but now I can not find it
  16. It seems that olympic village for 2015 games will be located in a newly-built Royal Park residential complex with perspectives for expansion. The complex is located near Koroglu subway station and in a few minutes walking distance from Olympic Stadium and Gymnastics Arena
  17. One more proposal for Baku 2015 logo: http://news.day.az/sport/387777.html
  18. No, it is not official. I mean they compete as others and the winner has not been announced yet
  19. Baku Olympic Stadium Capacity: 68K Construction management: Heerim (South Korea) General contractor: Tekfen (Turkey) Completion of works: March 2015 The final design of Baku Olympic Stadium:
  20. Design concept of logo, medals and torch for the upcoming 2015 Baku Olympic Games by Safaroff Creative Agency Source: http://www.behance.net/gallery/2015-Baku-Olympic-Games-logo-concept/7374911?fb_action_ids=494653477238683&fb_action_types=og.likes&fb_source=other_multiline&action_object_map=%7B%22494653477238683%22%3A167047103445033%7D&action_type_map=%7B%22494653477238683%22%3A%22og.likes%22%7D&action_ref_map=%5B%5D
  21. Unfortunately I could not find the English version of the application form online yet there is the link for the Azerbaijani version of the application which can be also used: http://www.mys.gov.az/upload-files/erize-formasi-olimpiya.doc Here is the translations for its content: “I AVROPA OYUNLARI (Bakı - 2015)” mövzusunda gənc dizaynerlər arasında keçirilən loqotip müsabiqəsi iştirakçısının ƏRİZƏ FORMASI - Application form of a participant of the logo design competition for the "First European Games (Baku-2015)" Soyadı - Surname Adı - Firstname Atasının adı - Patronomyc Təvəllüdü - Date of birth İşlədiyi yer - Current place of work Loqotip ideyasının yazılı təsfiri - Written description of the logo idea Əlaqə vasitələri (mobil, telefon və ya elektron poçt ünvanı) - Contact details (mobile, phone and (or) email) Tarix - Date
  22. Agree. I still hope they are building the TOCA's one
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