Jacek Majchrowski, Mayor of 2023 European Games host Kraków, has admitted the city’s budget will lose more than PLN300 million (£60 million/$69 million/€64 million) due to the coronavirus outbreak.
Poland and Belarus will carry out a joint air exercise in Kraków in preparation for the 2023 European Games in the Polish city.
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.
Kraków and the Małopolska region signed a letter of intent to officially confirm their joint collaboration for hosting the 2023 European Games.
The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) independent observer (IO) team at this year's European Games in Minsk praised its "robust" anti-doping programme.
Moldovan sambists and their coach were given state awards by the country’s President Igor Dodon in recognition of their exploits at the recent European Games.
Turkish Olympic Committee vice-president Hasan Arat has been named chair of the European Olympic Committees (EOC) Coordination Commission for the third edition of the European Games due to take place in Kraków and the Małopolska region of Poland in 2023.
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.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has praised Belarus after the country successfully hosted the second edition of the European Games here.
German Government admits Minsk 2019 boosted Belarus' image but warns human rights improvements needed
Germany’s State Secretary at the Federal Ministry of the Interior Stephan Mayer has claimed the European Games has helped improve the reputation of Belarus but warned improvements still need to be made over human rights.
The Closing Ceremony for the 2nd European Games here last night harked back to Belarus folk history - but also looked forward to the country’s burgeoning technological future.
The 2nd European Games have officially come to an end as the Flame of Peace was put out at the Closing Ceremony here tonight.
Belyavskiy chips in with second gymnastics gold as Russia finish distant leaders of Minsk 2019 medals table ahead of hosts
Russia, boosted on the final day of the European Games by more golds from the likes of all-round artistic gymnastics champion David Belyavskiy and track cycling women’s sprinter Anastasiia Voinova, finished with almost twice as many medals - and golds - than its nearest challenger - hosts Belarus.
By Nancy Gillen and Mike Rowbottom in Minsk