Azerbaijan – Sport in Focus opening (Nice)

On 12 March, TEAS France and the National Museum of Sport in Nice organised the opening of the photographic exhibition Azerbaijan – Sport in Focus, supported by the French National Olympic and Sports Committee (CNOSF) and Baku 2015 European Games Organising Committee (BEGOC). To be hosted from 12–28 June, the inaugural European Games will feature 20 sports – 16 of which are Olympic disciplines. It is thought that more than 6000 athletes from over 50 countries will come to Baku.

This report includes contributions from Annie Lhéritier, President of the Board of the National Museum of Sports; Nicolas Jomard, Senior Manager, Media Relations, Baku 2015; Gilles Veissière, Deputy Mayor of the City of Nice, in charge of Sport, and Jean-Pierre Mougin, Vice-President, CNOSF.