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24 Sep 2021
Ivashka into Astana Open semifinal Ivashka into Astana Open semifinal
Belarus’ world number 52 Ilya Ivashka needed two hours and 50 minutes to defeat world number 84 Emil Ruusuvuori of Finland, 4-6, 6-4, 6-1, and progress into the Astana Open semifinal in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan...
23 Sep 2021
First Minsk electric vehicles rally to begin on 25 September First Minsk electric vehicles rally to begin on 25 September
An exhibition of electric vehicles and components made by Belarusian companies will also be held as part of the rally. Visitors and guests will be able to take a ride on personal mobility solutions...
22 Sep 2021
Ivashka moves to Astana Open quarterfinal Ivashka moves to Astana Open quarterfinal
Belarus’ world number 52 Ilya Ivashka saw off Kazakhstan’s world number 280 Timofey Skatov 6-2, 6-3 in an hour and 25 minutes to reach the Astana Open quarterfinal...
21 Sep 2021
Belarus’ COVID-19 latest: 1,917 new cases, 1,362 recoveries Belarus’ COVID-19 latest: 1,917 new cases, 1,362 recoveries
The nationwide coronavirus tally now stands at 520,286...
21 Sep 2021
Ivashka progresses into Astana Open round two Ivashka progresses into Astana Open round two
Belarus’ world number 52 went off to a good start at the Astana Open defeating Elias Ymer of Sweden 6-2, 6-4 in the opener. The Belarusian will next face Kazakhstan’s world number 280 Timofey Skatov for a spot in the quarterfinal...
21 Sep 2021
Sabalenka qualifies for 2021 WTA Finals Sabalenka qualifies for 2021 WTA Finals
The Belarusian number one is currently 2nd in the WTA and has already secured her debut singles appearance at the year-end showpiece. The other qualifiers include world number one Ashleigh Barty of Australia and the Czech Republic’s Barbora Krejcikova...
20 Sep 2021
Belarus win C4 500m gold at Canoe Sprint World Championships in Denmark Belarus win C4 500m gold at Canoe Sprint World Championships in Denmark
The Belarusian team of Alena Nazdrova, Nadzeya Makarchanka, Aliaksandra Kallaur and Volha Klimava won gold in C4 Women 500m event at the 2021 ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships in Denmark. Their winning time is 1:48.62...
20 Sep 2021
WTA: Sabalenka 2nd, Azarenka 35th WTA: Sabalenka 2nd, Azarenka 35th
The Belarusian number one did not play last week and remained second with a total of 7,720 points...
20 Sep 2021
Belarus win K4 500m gold at Canoe Sprint World Championships in Denmark Belarus win K4 500m gold at Canoe Sprint World Championships in Denmark
The Belarusian squad clocked 1min 32.55 sec. Hungary finished just point one six of a second behind Belarus, with the Russian Federation taking the bronze...
17 Sep 2021
Over 1.5m Belarusians fully vaccinated against COVID-19 Over 1.5m Belarusians fully vaccinated against COVID-19
Over 186,100 people have had two shots in Brest Oblast, more than 162,000 in Vitebsk Oblast, more than 268,400 in Gomel Oblast, over 160,800 in Grodno Oblast, over 171,000 in Mogilev Oblast, over 177,800 in Minsk Oblast and over 342,000 in Minsk...
16 Sep 2021
Belarus’ COVID-19 update: 1,967 new cases, 1,589 recoveries Belarus’ COVID-19 update: 1,967 new cases, 1,589 recoveries
The nationwide coronavirus tally now stands at 510,481...
14 Sep 2021
Sasnovich progresses into Luxembourg Open round two Sasnovich progresses into Luxembourg Open round two
Belarusian world number 111 Aliaksandra Sasnovich has moved into the second round of the Luxembourg Open seeing off Ukraine’s world number 165 Lesia Tsurenko 7-5. 7-6 (8-6) in the opener...
14 Sep 2021
Belarus’ COVID-19 update: 1,888 new cases, 1,393 recoveries Belarus’ COVID-19 update: 1,888 new cases, 1,393 recoveries
The nationwide coronavirus tally now stands at 504,961...
13 Sep 2021
Sabalenka remains 2nd in WTA rankings Sabalenka remains 2nd in WTA rankings
The Belarusian number one reached the US Open semifinal and currently goes with 7,720 points...
13 Sep 2021
Belarus' COVID-19 latest: 1,907 new cases, 1,643 recoveries Belarus' COVID-19 latest: 1,907 new cases, 1,643 recoveries
The nationwide coronavirus tally now stands at 503,073 cases...
9 Sep 2021
Belarus' COVID-19 latest: 1,842 new cases, 1,607 recoveries Belarus' COVID-19 latest: 1,842 new cases, 1,607 recoveries
The nationwide coronavirus tally now stands at 497,420 cases...
8 Sep 2021
Belarus' COVID-19 latest: 1,760 new cases, 1,486 recoveries Belarus' COVID-19 latest: 1,760 new cases, 1,486 recoveries
The nationwide coronavirus tally now stands at 495,578 cases...
8 Sep 2021
Belarus top medal table at World Youth Draughts-64 Championship in Bulgaria Belarus top medal table at World Youth Draughts-64 Championship in Bulgaria
Belarus placed atop of the medal table at the World Youth Draughts-64 Championship in Bulgaria claiming 15 gold, 15 silver and nine bronze medals...
8 Sep 2021
2021 Minsk Half Marathon to draw some 500 foreign participants 2021 Minsk Half Marathon to draw some 500 foreign participants
Registration for Belarus’ biggest marathon is almost complete. There are only a few slots left for those who want to try themselves at the 10km distance...
8 Sep 2021
Sabalenka reaches US Open semifinals Sabalenka reaches US Open semifinals
Belarus’ world number 2 Aryna Sabalenka cruised into her second straight Grand Slam semifinal, dispatching world number 9 Barbora Krejcikova of the Czech Republic in straight sets, 6-1, 6-4, at the US Open...
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