Alexander Hleb, who represented Arsenal and Barcelona with distinction, carried the 2019 European Games Flame when it reached Minsk Oblast region on the home stretch of its journey to Minsk.
Seven-times world sambo champion Artem Osipenko will be the flag bearer for the Russian team at the Opening Ceremony of the European Games in Minsk.
Triple world champion and Olympic silver medal-winning judoka Clarisse Agbegnenou has been named French flag bearer for the 2019 European Games.
A gallery exhibition dedicated to the "High Art of Sport" has opened as part of the cultural programme of the 2019 European Games in Minsk.
Olympic Federation of Ireland (OFI) officials have questioned a decision from the European Olympic Committees (EOC) to invite self-suspended former President Patrick Hickey to this month's European Games in Minsk.
With less than a fortnight until the Opening Ceremony in Minsk, the big names of Belarusian canoeing have taken centre stage in the European Games Torch Relay.
Three-times Olympian Chloe Magee will be Team Ireland's flag bearer at the opening ceremony of the European Games in Minsk, it has been announced.
The third European Games look set to take place in Poland after the European Olympic Committees (EOC) today confirmed a joint bid from the city of Kraków and the Małopolska region had been the only application received.
ITTF President warns table tennis could split from European Games because he prefers European Championships concept
International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) President Thomas Weikert has revealed he has "doubts" about the European Games concept and suggested the sport could split from the event to join the rival multi-sport European Championships.
An augmented reality mobile application has been launched for this month's European Games in Minsk.
Ireland have named a squad of 65 athletes from nine sports to compete in the European Games in Minsk next month.
With only three weeks until the European Games open in Minsk, the Flame has reached Shklov where it has been carried by another Belarusian sporting hero.
The European Games Torch has reached the halfway point of its journey to Minsk after a visit to Vitebsk in the north of the country.
Traffic restrictions on lorries, vans and other delivery vehicles have been put in place by officials in Minsk for next month's European Games.
City authorities in Minsk revealed selfie sticks would be banned from the 2019 European Games as they announced upgraded security measures.