European Games

Baku 2015 facilities for European Games praised by Hickey

By Duncan Mackay at the Fairmont Flame Towers Hotel in Baku

European Olympic Committee President Patrick Hickey, pictured here with Azerbaijan's First Lady Mehriban Aliyeva, has praised the quality of the facilities being built for Baku 2015October 28 - Baku has been praised for the progress it has made in preparing for the inaugural European Games here in 2015 with Patrick Hickey, President of the European Olympic Committees (EOC), predicting that some of the facilities will be superior to Rio 2016.