Volleyball among sports to potentially feature at inaugural European Games
The international success of Rabita Baku club has given Azerbaijan experience hosting high-level volleyball matches as they prepare to host the 2015 European Games
Baku, Azerbaijan, December 10, 2012 – Volleyball was among the 15 sports approved by the European Olympic Committee (EOC) to feature at the first edition of the European Games in 2015. The competition will be held in Baku, Azerbaijan.
According to AIPS, Baku’s bid to host the event was accepted at an EOC at their meeting in Rome, where they also selected volleyball, archery, badminton, boxing, canoeing, fencing, handball, judo, rugby sevens, shooting, taekwondo, table tennis and triathlon as the featured events.