Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko has invited foreign leaders to his country for next year's Minsk 2019 European Games.
Sergei Rumas, the Prime Minister of Belarus, has warned that "a lot more has yet to be done" in preparation for the second European Games in Minsk next year.
Belarus President claims European Games will boost image and tourism amid ongoing criticism of human rights record
Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko has claimed the European Games will have a positive impact on the image of the country and provide a boost to tourism, despite ongoing criticism of the country's human rights record.
Belarus' President Alexander Lukashenko met International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) President Sebastian Coe at the renovated Dinamo Stadium in Minsk - and reminded him about plans to hold the first-ever international track and field event between Europe and the United States there in September 2019.
Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko has signed a decree designed to reduce doping problems in the country before Minsk hosts next year's European Games.
Belarus President Lukashenko and National Olympic Committee send congratulations to Dinamo sports society on 95th anniversary
Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko and the National Olympic Committee of the Republic of Belarus have helped the Sports and Physical Training Society Dinamo celebrate their 95th anniversary.
International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) head Morinari Watanabe met with the President of Belarus, Alexander Lukashenko, to discuss his country's gymnastics Olympic medal potential at Tokyo 2020.
Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko has called on International Federations to resist "unwarranted pressure" to convict athletes of doping offences without "proof".
Alexander Lukashenko has been re-elected as President of the National Olympic Committee of the Republic of Belarus (NOC Belarus).
The Belarusian Ice Hockey Association (BIHA) has elected Semyon Shapiro as its new chairman for a four year term after Igor Rachkovski left the role.
Belarus' President Alexander Lukashenko has slammed the country's ice hockey team and demanded future performances at major tournaments must improve.
Belarus Prime Minister Andrei Kobyabov has insisted that Minsk's hosting of the 2019 European Games will place no unnecessary burden on the nation's finances after touring venues and approving a plan of action.
Exclusive: Minsk set to host modest European Games as decision to award Belarus event defended after Denmark and Norway criticism
A much more modest European Games is planned when they are held in Minsk in 2019, featuring less extravagant venues and possibly fewer sports than were in Baku last year, it was revealed here today.
Minsk will host the 2019 European Games after Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko confirmed they were prepared to step in here today.
A host city for the 2019 European Games could be appointed within the next month, it was claimed today.