2019 European Games Minsk, Belarus

The 2019 European Games is scheduled to be the second edition of the European Games, a multi-sport event for European athletes. It will be held in June 2019 in Minsk, Belarus, having previously been awarded first to the Netherlands and then to Russia.

The Netherlands withdrew citing costs and lack of support, while the next hosting agreement with Russia was provisional on the basis of it addressing concerns raised by an independent WADA investigation into doping in Russia. …


Controlling spending is a key concern for Belarus, which is in recession and has asked the EOC and International Olympic Committee to provide financial support for the games, though it was not clear Friday whether that would be provided. …

Washington Post

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