The European Olympic Committees (EOC) has revealed it is owed €350,000 (£302,000/$426,000) by Russian station Channel One in unpaid television rights for the 2019 European Games in Minsk.
This time last year, Belarus had just hosted the European Games, welcoming around 4,000 athletes from 50 nations to compete across 15 sports.
David Owen: Sports bodies should consider preventing countries with undislodgeable leaders from hosting their events
I hope that events in Belarus are giving sports leaders, beset as they are with other problems, pause for thought.
The National Olympic Committee for the Republic of Belarus has launched a drawing contest dedicated to the Minsk 2019 European Games.
Belarusian wrestler Kiryl Hryshchanka has been stripped of the gold medal he claimed in the Greco-Roman 130 kilograms event at this year's European Games in Minsk for doping.
Minsk 2019 Coordination Commission chairman Spyros Capralos urged the European Olympic Committees (EOC) to find a way of making the European Games more financially sustainable here at the organisation's General Assembly.
The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) independent observer (IO) team at this year's European Games in Minsk praised its "robust" anti-doping programme.
Upon joining insidethegames, nearly a year ago now, the likelihood of frequent work trips abroad was heavily emphasised.
Belarus - described three years ago by the Wall Street Journal as the emerging "Silicon Valley” of Eastern Europe" - has been widely praised for living up to its billing as it hosted the 2nd European Games that concluded last month.
Two flagbearers in last night’s European Games Closing Ceremony have revealed details of their reaction to hearing about the honour being bestowed upon them.