The organizing committee discussed the sale of media rights for the forthcoming sports event and accommodation of client groups, including fans and tourists. They also discussed catering service in the Athletes' Village and landscaping works along cycling lanes.
Minsk is hosting such a prestigious tournament for the first time. This year, the ISU European Figure Skating Championships features more than 100 athletes. Belarus will be represented by Anna Kublikova and Yuri Gulitsky in ice dance and Yakau Zenko in the men's singles.
A decision was taken to introduce a new all-event package GA worth Br7 for a shotgun shooting session (a dedicated standing zone in the Sporting Club) and the preliminary rounds in shooting rifle &gun (Timoshenko Shooting Center).
Belarus' world number 11 Aryna Sabalenka lost to Amanda Anisimova, world number 87, of the United States 3:6, 2:6 in the Australian Open third round. Aliaksandra Sasnovich, world number 31, was defeated by Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova (World No.44) of Russia.