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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).

Russia faces another blanket ban from the 2016 Olympic Games after the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) said it is one of three nations it will seek to exclude due to doping violations.

Belarusian authorities are discussing launching a joint bid with Poland for the 2021 winter Universiade multi-sport event, according to the BelTA news agency.

The European Olympic Committees (EOC) has elected Minsk, Belarus and Erzurum, Turkey as the respective hosts of the summer and winter editions of the 2019 European Youth Olympic Festival.

The Belarusian president has ordered the organisers of the 2014 ice hockey world championship to insure against losses in case of a possible boycott.

Russian city Sochi’s bid to host the 2014 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games will be strengthened as the city welcomes regional leaders to the Summit of the Eurasian Economic Community (EurAsEc).

Brazilian broadcast deals have been agreed with the pay-TV channels Bandsports and ESPN Brasil for next year's FIFA World Cup.

The Davis Cup by BNP Paribas first round ties on March 4-6 delivered strong television ratings and market shares around the world.

This weekend’s World Group first round ties in the Davis Cup by BNP Paribas are set for worldwide television exposure.

Editorial director Kevin Roberts reviews some of the issues of the past seven days

The NBA's growing international presence has again been proven after the league signed a raft of TV rights deals across the globe.

UEFA and its partnering agency TEAM Marketing have concluded a number of TV rights negotiations for the next Champions League contract after announcing a raft of new deals.

Belarus Interior Minister Vladimir Naumov has been unanimously elected as president of the country's ice hockey federation.

The president of the Belarus soccer federation, Grigory Fyodorov, is to take a newspaper to court in an effort to clear his name.

Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko has said he would provide free housing for his country's athletes - provided they won Olympic or world titles.

The Belarus Soccer Federation has unanimously rejected the resignation of its president, Yevgeny Shuntov, and he said he had agreed to stay on.

Retired major-general Grigory Fyodorov has been elected president of the Belorussian Football Federation.