The Republic of Belarus is an important member of the international sports family. The country consistently places among the top 20 nations taking part in the Olympic Games.

Comprehensive development of physical education and sport is one of the priorities of the state's social policy.

Belarus has provided all the necessary conditions for doing sport, both professional and amateur. A lot of work is carried out to set up a modern public sports infrastructure, to encourage young people to do sport and be physically active, to train the Olympic talent pool, to improve the training conditions of world-class athletes. There are thousands of sports facilities in all regions. Their number increases every year. Many sporting events are held, the number of participants is growing.