Belarus

International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) president René Fasel has maintained the organisation remains committed to Belarus co-hosting its 2021 World Championship, but admitted that the government needs …

Belarusian telecoms operator Beltelecom has added Basketball World and Match! Planet, two Russian sports channels, to its channel line-up on Zala, its terrestrial television and IPTV service

The Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko has been banned from attending the Tokyo Olympic Games next year by the International Olympic Committee as part of a series of provisional sanctions outlined…

The South Africa v England one-day international cricket series in South Africa was postponed, following concerns about the welfare of players and after reports of breaches of the bio-secure bubbles surrounding…

Subscription broadcaster Setanta Sports has secured exclusive rights to Belgium’s Pro League in Ukraine and the Eurasia region in a five-year agreement.

The International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) will put together an Expert Group to conduct a full review into the status of its 2021 World Championship after Latvia expressed an unwillingness to co-host…

International sports streaming service DAZN has acquired rights across Germany, Austria, Switzerland, and Spain to European Handball Federation club competitions for the next six seasons in a deal with…

The Asian Football Confederation has continued inroads into increasing its exposure in European markets by agreeing a broadcast rights deal with SIA Media Group covering Ukraine, Moldova, Belarus, Lithuania,…

Latvian prime minister Krišjānis Kariņš has questioned the country’s co-hosting of the 2021 Men’s Ice Hockey World Championship with Belarus in light of widespread political protests and allegations of huma…

Belarusian telecoms operator Beltelecom has retained broadcast rights to the country’s top-tier ice hockey league in a new agreement with the Belarusian Ice Hockey Association (BIHA).

The Russian Premier League has announced a broadcast deal spanning 11 countries in Eastern Europe and Central Asia

The International Biathlon Union has confirmed the line-up of candidate cities bidding to host its Biathlon World Championships in 2024 and 2025

The Belarusian Football Federation (ABFF) has sold broadcast rights to the domestic Premier League on an exclusive basis for the first time after agreeing a deal with telco Beltelecom

Salt Lake City and the state of Utah have formed a new committee to drive a proposed US bid for either the 2030 or 2034 winter Olympic and Paralympic Games, while Ukraine's Prime Minister, Oleksiy Honcharuk,…

The Formula E electric motor car series has unveiled the introduction of a helmet camera to its broadcast coverage of races

Saran Media, the Turkish media-rights agency, has extended its contract for the rights to tennis Grand Slam tournament Wimbledon for a further two years in a deal covering 13 territories

The International Modern Pentathlon Union (UIPM) has approved a new tetrathlon concept that is proposed for introduction at the 2022 Youth Olympic Games in Dakar, while it has awarded hosting rights for…

European Athletics and the European Olympic Committees (EOC) have revealed details of Dynamic New Athletics (DNA), a new mixed-gender team event that will debut at next year’s European Games in Minsk, B…

Simon Clegg has returned to the European Olympic Committees (EOC) in order to aid preparations for the second edition of the European Games in Minsk next year.

European Athletics and the European Olympic Committees (EOC) have signed an agreement to introduce an athletics programme for the 2019 European Games that is designed to attract a new, youthful audience.

Organisers of the 2019 European Games in Minsk have pledged that the Belarussian capital’s staging of the multi-sport event will meet Olympic Agenda 2020 criteria following the signing of the Games’ host city contract.

The International Cycling Union (UCI) has finalised the calendar for its 2017-18 Track Cycling World Cup, with the addition of a new event in Minsk taking the series to five rounds for the first time in nearly a decade.

Belarus and Latvia have been awarded joint hosting rights to the International Ice Hockey Federation’s (IIHF) Men’s World Championship in 2021, while Finland has been announced as the host of the 2022 event.

The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has overturned a one-year ban handed out to the Belarus senior men’s canoe and kayak teams by the International Canoe Federation (ICF), a punishment which meant the team missed out on competing at the 2016 summer Olympic Games.

The International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) has announced that Finland has applied to host its 2021 Men’s World Championship and will face competition from a joint bid by Belarus and Latvia.

The Belarusian capital of Minsk is in pole position to stage a major new athletics event after the British Athletics governing body rejected a request to stage it at the London Stadium, according to the Press Association news agency.

The European Athletics governing body has confirmed that it will be part of the 2019 European Games multi-sport championships in Minsk through the introduction of an “innovative event”.

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has stripped a further batch of medals from athletes caught doping at the 2008 and 2012 summer Olympic Games, with Kazakh weightlifting superstar Ilya Ilyin among those sanctioned.

Belarus is planning a scaled-back approach to its staging of the 2019 European Games, according to a government official.

The European Olympic Committees (EOC) has today (Friday) chosen Minsk as the new host of the second edition of its European Games multi-sport event in 2019.

Minsk in Belarus has emerged as a leading contender to host the 2019 European Games multi-sport event.

The International Skating Union (ISU) has announced that the 2019 European Figure Skating Championships will take place in the Belarusian capital of Minsk.

Sports and betting-related services company Sportradar has entered into a two-year partnership with the Belarusian Ice Hockey Association (BIHA).