Sambo will feature at the European Games after being included as one of 16 sports at Minsk 2019, but aquatics will not be at on the second edition of the multi-sport event.
The Minsk 2019 European Games will have a positive impact on Belarus' tourism sector, according to MPs in the country.
Plans to include archery and weightlifting on the programme for the 2019 European Games in Minsk were discussed on the opening day of the European Olympic Committees (EOC) Coordination Commission visit to the Belorussian capital today.
Preparations for the 2019 European Games are set to go under the microscope tomorrow when the European Olympic Committees (EOC) Coordination Commission visits host city Minsk.
Extended visa-free stays are expected to be introduced for those attending the 2019 European Games in Minsk.
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.
Greece's Spyros Capralos has been appointed to oversee preparations for the 2019 European Games in Minsk.
Venues due to host events at the second European Games in Minsk in 2019 have been given the all-clear by Pierce O'Callaghan, the European Olympic Committees' (EOC) senior sports consultant.
European Athletics have announced they have agreed to be part of the Minsk 2019 European Games with an “innovative event” set to feature.
Human rights groups have called on the European Olympic Committees (EOCs) to use their leverage to press the Belorussian Government to improve standards in the country in the build-up to the 2019 European Games in Minsk.
Sports offering Tokyo 2020 qualification will be given preference when determining 2019 European Games programme, leading official says
Preference will be given to sports which offer qualification for the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo when it comes to deciding the programme for the 2019 European Games in Minsk, it has been revealed.
Belarus plans to spend only $40 million ($33 million/€37 million) on organising the 2019 European Games in Minsk, which could feature as few as 12 sports, it has been revealed.
Exclusive: EOC vow to prioritise "free access" for media at Minsk European Games after criticism from human rights groups
European Olympic Committees (EOC) officials have vowed that media will have "free access" to report on the Minsk 2019 European Games after human rights groups urged them to use the event to improve freedoms in Belarus.
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.