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5 Mar 2021
Azarenka reaches Doha semifinal with straight-set win Azarenka reaches Doha semifinal with straight-set win
The match lasted for an hour and 20 minutes. In the semifinal the Belarusian will face Spain’s world number 16 Garbine Muguruza...
5 Mar 2021
Belarus 2nd in relay at BMW IBU World Cup Biathlon in Nove Mesto Belarus 2nd in relay at BMW IBU World Cup Biathlon in Nove Mesto
Iryna Kryuko, Dzinara Alimbekava, Hanna Sola and Elena Kruchinkina took silver (zero penalties + 9 spare rounds) finishing 1.2 seconds behind the winner...
5 Mar 2021
Belarus 2nd in relay at BMW IBU World Cup Biathlon in Nove Mesto Belarus 2nd in relay at BMW IBU World Cup Biathlon in Nove Mesto
Iryna Kryuko, Dzinara Alimbekava, Hanna Sola and Elena Kruchinkina took silver (zero penalties + 9 spare rounds) finishing 1.2 seconds behind the winner...
5 Mar 2021
Belarus 2nd in relay at BMW IBU World Cup Biathlon in Nove Mesto Belarus 2nd in relay at BMW IBU World Cup Biathlon in Nove Mesto
Iryna Kryuko, Dzinara Alimbekava, Hanna Sola and Elena Kruchinkina took silver (zero penalties + 9 spare rounds) finishing 1.2 seconds behind the winner...
4 Mar 2021
Belarus reports 1,174 new COVID-19 cases, 1,273 recoveries in past 24 hours Belarus reports 1,174 new COVID-19 cases, 1,273 recoveries in past 24 hours
The nationwide coronavirus tally now stands at 291,621 cases...
4 Mar 2021
Belarusian State University climbs up in QS Physics&Astronomy ranking Belarusian State University climbs up in QS Physics&Astronomy ranking
"The BSU moved 100 positions up in the QS Physics & Astronomy ranking and placed in the 451-500 group among almost 30,000 universities. This leap was possible thanks to the university’s improving reputation among experts and the growing number of articles on these subjects and citations of articles"...
4 Mar 2021
Belarus updates list of countries with reported COVID-19 cases Belarus updates list of countries with reported COVID-19 cases
On 4 March, four countries will be removed from this list: Azerbaijan, Iceland, Kyrgyzstan and Morocco...
3 Mar 2021
Belarus’ COVID-19 latest: 1,311 new cases, 1,316 recoveries Belarus’ COVID-19 latest: 1,311 new cases, 1,316 recoveries
The nationwide coronavirus tally now stands at 290,447 cases...
3 Mar 2021
Sasnovich reaches Lyon Open last 16 Sasnovich reaches Lyon Open last 16
In the round of Last 32 the Belarusian defeated Canada’s world number 143 Eugenie Bouchard 7-6 (9-7), 6-2. The match lasted for an hour and 45 minutes. Aliaksandra Sasnovich will next face either France’s world number 59 Alize Cornet or France’s world number 218 Clara Burel for a sport in the quarterfinal...
2 Mar 2021
Top inbound tourism markets for Belarus in 2020 unveiled Top inbound tourism markets for Belarus in 2020 unveiled
Most of inbound tourists were from Russia (64.5%). Other top inbound tourism markets for Belarus were Poland, Lithuania, Latvia, Germany, Turkey, Ukraine, Iraq, Israel, Switzerland, Bulgaria, and the United Arab Emirates...
2 Mar 2021
Belarus reports 869 new COVID-19 cases, 788 recoveries in past 24 hours Belarus reports 869 new COVID-19 cases, 788 recoveries in past 24 hours
The nationwide coronavirus tally now stands at 289,136 cases...
2 Mar 2021
Azarenka advances in Doha Azarenka advances in Doha
The Belarusian powered into the second round past Russia’s world number 39 Svetlana Kuznetsova 6-2, 6-3. The match lasted one hour and 50 minutes. Victoria Azarenka will next play either Germany’s world number 56 Laura Siegemund or Kazakhstan’s world number 23 Elena Rybakina...
1 Mar 2021
Belarus’ entry in top 200 at 35AWARDS 2020 photo contest Belarus’ entry in top 200 at 35AWARDS 2020 photo contest
The student wanted to capture emotions of rescuers in his works...
1 Mar 2021
Belarus’ COVID-19 update: 961 new cases, 667 recoveries Belarus’ COVID-19 update: 961 new cases, 667 recoveries
The nationwide coronavirus tally now stands at 288,267 cases...
1 Mar 2021
Belarusian tennis players retain their WTA positions Belarusian tennis players retain their WTA positions
Aryna Sabalenka goes 8th with 4,810 points. In the WTA doubles rankings Aryna Sabalenka paired with Belgium’s Elise Mertens ranks first. Victoria Azarenka is 14th with 3,535 points...
1 Mar 2021
Belarus’ COVID-19 update: 1,347 new cases, 1,761 recoveries Belarus’ COVID-19 update: 1,347 new cases, 1,761 recoveries
All in all, Belarus performed 4,898,038 tests, including 19,020 tests in the past 24 hours...
26 Feb 2021
Belarus’ COVID-19 update: 1,602 new cases, 1,597 recoveries Belarus’ COVID-19 update: 1,602 new cases, 1,597 recoveries
The nationwide coronavirus tally now stands at 284,500 cases...
26 Feb 2021
Over 70 Belarusian athletes qualify for Tokyo Games Over 70 Belarusian athletes qualify for Tokyo Games
“The main task for now is to successfully complete the qualifying stage and compose a competitive Olympic team of Belarus. In some sports we will include into the national team those with the highest level of readiness for the Olympics,” the minister said...
25 Feb 2021
Gerasimov into Open Sud de France quarterfinal Gerasimov into Open Sud de France quarterfinal
In the round of Last 16 Belarus’ world number 83 solved Slovenia’s world number 60 Aljaz Bedene 6-4, 7-6 (7-4) in an hour and 50 minutes...
25 Feb 2021
Belarus’ COVID-19 update: 1,191 new cases, 1,413 recoveries Belarus’ COVID-19 update: 1,191 new cases, 1,413 recoveries
The nationwide coronavirus tally now stands at 282,898 cases...
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