Beka Berdzenishvili of Georgia overwhelmed two-times world champion Yury Rybak of Belarus in the men's over-100 kilogram final to clinch a European Games gold medal.
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Russian world champion Dina Averina earned her third European Games gold medal of Minsk 2019 after triumphing in the rhythmic gymnastics hoop and ribbon events here.
A chartered flight has taken European Olympic Committees (EOC) members from here to Lausanne for the inauguration of Olympic House.
Russia's male and female 3x3 basketball teams successfully began their European Games title defences as sporting action got under way here.
Romania's Nadia Comăneci, the first gymnast to complete a perfect 10 routine at the 1976 Olympic Games in Montreal, has included an appearance at the 1981 Summer Universiade in Bucharest as a career highlight with less than three weeks to go until the 2019 edition in Naples.
Spain's FC Barcelona is set to receive the highest amount of FIFA Women's World Cup club payout money with 15 of the side's players having competed in the tournament's group stage.
Ajara Nchout's injury-time winner against New Zealand put Cameroon through into the round of 16 at the FIFA Women's World Cup in France.
Chairman of the Coordination Commission of the 2019 European Games Spyros Capralos has claimed that the Athletes' Village here has received mainly positive feedback as teams arrive in time for the start of competition.
The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has announced its plans for the Independent Observer (IO) and Athlete Outreach (AO) programmes for the 2019 European Games here.
England finished top of Group D of the FIFA Women's World Cup in France after defeating Japan but Scotland crashed out of the tournament following a draw to Argentina.
Fans will flock to the new beach soccer venue at the Olympic Sports Complex here as tickets for the event near a sell-out.
Ireland's 2015 European Games boxing silver medallist Brendan Irvine has been forced to pull out of the second edition of the competition here after breaking his foot.
Olympic Committee of Israel President Igal Carmi said the country is expecting to earn "three or four" European Games medals as their 33-strong team arrived here for Minsk 2019.
Judo world champion Nikoloz Sherazadishvili has been announced in the 149-strong Spanish team for the Minsk 2019 European Games.
Panam Sports will introduce a digital streaming platform which will provide exclusive daily content from the Lima 2019 Pan American Games.