NEWS 23 Jun 2019 European Games inspire people to get active on Olympic Day

One of the legacies organisers of the 2nd European Games Minsk 2019 hope to leave with the people of Belarus long after the Games are over is an increase in physical activity and participation in sport. Educational programmes and the mere fact that some 4,000 of Europe’s best athletes are in Minsk putting in world-class performances are expect..

NEWS 23 Jun 2019 EOC welcomes WADA outreach programmes at European Games

In line with its efforts to protect clean athletes, the European Olympic Committees (EOC) has welcomed two teams of anti-doping specialists to assist and educate athletes and organisers at the 2nd European Games Minsk 2019. Nine experts representing the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA), National Anti-Doping Agencies, the Cycling Anti-Doping Found..

NEWS 23 Jun 2019 Joint statement from the EOC and NOC of Poland regarding the 2023 European Games

The European Olympic Committees (EOC) and the National Olympic Committee (NOC) of Poland express great satisfaction that the EOC General Assembly has awarded the organisation of the 2023 European Games to the region of Malopolska and the city of Krakow. The fact that the vote was unanimous indicates the deep respect for the achievements of Poland i..

NEWS 22 Jun 2019 Sambo’s journey to global participation

After being part of the inaugural European Games Baku 2015, sambo is back stronger than ever at this year’s European Games in Minsk. Ahead of the sold-out preliminary round today at the Sports Palace, the EOC spoke to some of the athletes about their fighting experiences so far as well as ways they are increasing the sport’s popularity in their..

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(Updated as of December 2018)