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.
Celebrations marking one-year-to-go until the start of the 2019 European Games in Minsk have been held across the Belarusian capital.
Organisers of the second edition of the European Games in Minsk admit there is still a lot to do to publicise next year's event and have vowed to work along sporting and national associations to widen their appeal.
Belarus and Russia will take into account the experience of cooperation gained during the ongoing FIFA World Cup in Russia as they prepare the agreement on mutual visa recognition for the Minsk 2019 European Games.
Minsk 2019's catering arrangements have been assessed by a European Olympic Committees (EOC) official.
Construction work has begun at the National Stadium for Beach Soccer which will be used at the Minsk 2019 European Games.
Belarus' Foreign Minister Vladimir Makei has claimed that the Minsk 2019 European Games will "shine a spotlight" on the country's political, social and economic development.
Minsk 2019 have held a seminar hotel staff in the capital city as they prepare to receive delegates during next year’s European Games.
Fans travelling to next year's European Games in Minsk will be able to pass through Russian territory without a visa, it has been announced.
The National Olympic Committee of Belarus and the Polish Olympic Committee (PKO) have announced a joint sports event to be held in the run-up to the Minsk 2019 European Games.
Hosts Belarus have targeted "two to three" medals in every wrestling division which will be contested at the Minsk 2019 European Games.
World Archery have confirmed the qualification procedure for the Minsk 2019 European Games, with the governing body revealing that compound competition will also feature at next year's event.
The European Olympic Committees (EOC) have confirmed the chairs of eight Commissions through to 2021.
European Games executive director Simon Clegg has concluded a five-day visit to Minsk to inspect preparations for next year's edition of the event.
Belarusian IT company Synesis Sport will create software and hardware units for the Minsk 2019 European Games after reaching an agreement with the multi-sport event’s Organising Committee.