Odivelas in Portugal will host the 2015 International Blind Sports Federation (IBSA) Judo European Championships, it has been announced.
Mike Rowbottom: Archery’s target audience growing thanks to Denmark Maja Jager and Brazil's "new Neymar"….
In just over three weeks time, the best archers on the globe will converge on Copenhagen for the 48th edition of the World Archery Championships, which offer the first opportunity for direct qualification to next year’s Rio Olympics.
Success of Baku 2015 not overshadowed by international criticism, claims Azerbaijan Minister for Youth and Sport
Azerbaijan Youth and Sports Minister Azad Rahimov has claimed the success of the European Games, which closed here last night, has not been overshadowed by criticism received internationally in the build-up, criticising those who have used the event to "further personal agendas".
When John Newman belted out the final lines of Love Me Again as athletes waltzed and danced on the centre stage last night, it brought to an end an inaugural European Games that have divided opinion and provoked praise and criticism in equal measure.
France’s Joris Daudet claimed Baku 2015 men’s BMX gold as cycling competition at the European Games drew to a close here today.
Mike Rowbottom: The question snagging Baku 2015’s rich tapestry of a Closing Ceremony - how do you follow that?
Somehow, having arrived just after the European Games had got underway, I managed never quite to find the time to visit the ancient treasure I have only glimpsed through the windows of passing cars or buses – Baku’s Maiden Tower.
An array of British musical talent brought the curtain down on the European Games here this evening in a Closing Ceremony blending the old and the modern, as well as the Western and the traditionally Azerbaijani.
A double in the men and women's team events lifted France to the top of the European Games judo medal table here today.
Russia fittingly earned the final gold medal of the European Games here this afternoon, holding off a late fightback to overcome Italy 3-2 in the beach soccer final.
Germany held their nerve after squandering two match points in the third set of the European Games men's volleyball final here this afternoon, recovering their poise to win the fourth and claim a deserved 3-1 victory.
Danish gold in the European Games badminton event grew to three here today as Line Kjaersfeldt, the self-styled “queen” of the sport in her country, produced a suitably regal performance to claim the women’s singles title, shortly before Sara Thygesen and Niclas Nohr earned the mixed doubles gold to add to the one won in the previous night’s men’s doubles.
Ireland ensured that Azerbaijan would have to share the glory on the final night of boxing at the European Games here tonight.
The Turkish women’s volleyball team had vowed to “fight” to earn European Games gold here today against a Polish team that had beaten them 3-2 in the qualifying stages – but that did not turn out to be necessary as they disposed of their opposition in straight sets.