The first public sighting of "Dynamic New Athletics" - the new format being debuted at the 2nd European Games - proved auspicious here today as it provided more than enough drama, suspense and surprise to keep a decent-sized crowd genuinely engaged through four two-hour mini-matches.
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Macias pulls off surprise win over Rio 2016 silver medallist Orujov to win men’s under-73kg judo gold
Sweden's Tommy Macias produced one of the surprise results of the day at the European Games here today as he defeated Azerbaijan’s powerful Rustam Orujov, the Rio 2016 silver medallist, to take the men's under-73 kilograms title at the Chizhovka Arena.
Russia take four sambo golds on day one at Minsk 2019 as FIAS President says he is “very hopeful” about Olympic inclusion
Russia dominated an action-packed first day of sambo action at the 2nd European Games here as they won four of the nine gold medals on offer in the Sports Palace.
Bilodid beats rival Dolgova and Kosovo win two golds on day one of judo at Minsk 2019 European Games
Daria Bilodid, Ukraine’s 18-year-old world champion in the under-48 kilograms category, earned the first judo gold of the Games here today by defeating Russian rival Irina Dolgova.
Twenty-year-old Lorena Wiebes, the Dutch cyclist who is having a breakthrough season, offered further evidence of her talents in winning the women’s road race on day two of the second European Games here as she finished narrowly ahead of her compatriot, the three-times world champion Marianne Vos.
The 3rd European Games of 2023 will go to Polish hosts Kraków and the Małopolska region following a unanimous vote by European Olympic Committees (EOC) members at an Extraordinary General Assembly here.
The Minsk 2019 European Games got officially under way here tonight with a sumptuous Opening Ceremony at which, for all the forecasts of storms, not a drop of rain fell.
Chris Clark, former head of global marketing for banking and financial services company HSBC, has been appointed chair of UK Athletics following the troubled tenure of Richard Bowker, who left the role in January.
Puerto Rico's men and China's women dominated the third day of competition at the International Basketball Federation 3x3 World Cup 2019 in Amsterdam.
A 3-0 win over Serbia in their final preliminary round match meant Olympic champions China advance to the final round of the International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) Women’s Nations League as top qualifier.
The 2nd European Games set to get underway here tomorrow and run until June 30 will involve a total of 3,667 athletes from 50 nations.
The World Rowing Cup that starts in Poznan tomorrow has attracted the largest turn-out of its kind since 2011.
Organisers of the second European Games which start here in Minsk tomorrow are hoping the Opening Ceremony will miss the worst of the bad weather that is forecast.
A total of 3,667 athletes from 50 countries will be competing at the 2nd European Games due to start here tomorrow, it was confirmed at today’s opening press conference.
Officials have confirmed that there will be eight sports linked with Olympic qualifying at the second European Games that get underway here in Minsk tomorrow – each offering a different form of pathway to the Tokyo 2020 Games.