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30 Jun 2023
Belarus Events Calendar: JULY 2023 Belarus Events Calendar: JULY 2023
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23 Jun 2023
Belarusian BelAZ rolls out milestone 130-tonne haul truck Belarusian BelAZ rolls out milestone 130-tonne haul truck
Sergei Nikiforovich, Director General of OAO BelAZ – managing company of the holding company BelAZ, noted during the solemn event that the production of the 5,000th haul truck indicates that this model enjoys strong demand.//
21 Jun 2023
Sabalenka defeats Zvonareva in Berlin opener Sabalenka defeats Zvonareva in Berlin opener
Belarus’ world number 2 Aryna Sabalenka beat Russia’s world number 1243 Vera Zvonareva, 6-3, 6-2...
19 Jun 2023
Belarus hosts 588,564 visa-waiver travelers Belarus hosts 588,564 visa-waiver travelers
A total of 588,564 citizens of the neighboring EU states took advantage of the program to visit Belarus, including 381,234 citizens of Lithuania, 39,249 non-citizens and 128,135 citizens of Latvia, and 39,946 Polish citizens...
16 Jun 2023
Belarus’ Pavel Khadasevich wins gold at Weightlifting Grand Prix in Havana Belarus’ Pavel Khadasevich wins gold at Weightlifting Grand Prix in Havana
The Belarusian claimed the champion title in the men’s 96kg category by a wide margin with the best attempt of 373kg (170kg+203kg)...
15 Jun 2023
s'Hertogenbosch 2023: Sasnovich reaches quarterfinal s'Hertogenbosch 2023: Sasnovich reaches quarterfinal
Belarus’ world number 71 Aliaksandra Sasnovich solved Belgium’s world number 120 Greet Minnen, 6-2, 4-6, 6-3, in two hours to reach the Libema Open quartrefinal in s'Hertogenbosch...
15 Jun 2023
Medals for Belarusian weightlifters in Havana Medals for Belarusian weightlifters in Havana
Petr Asayonak clinched the 89kg gold with the total of 368kg (162kg+206kg)...
13 Jun 2023
s'Hertogenbosch 2023: Sasnovich moves to second round s'Hertogenbosch 2023: Sasnovich moves to second round
Belarus’ world number 71 Aliaksandra Sasnovich cruised past Italy’s world number 111 Lucrezia Stefanini, 6-0, 6-3, to reach the Libema Open second round in s'Hertogenbosch...
12 Jun 2023
Azarenka moves to Libema Open round two Azarenka moves to Libema Open round two
World number 19 Victoria Azarenka of Belarus defeated world number 231 Natalija Stevanovic of Serbia, 7-6 (7-5), 6-2 to progress into the Libema Open second round in s'Hertogenbosch...
12 Jun 2023
Belarus’ Iryna Shymanovich soars 60 places up in WTA Belarus’ Iryna Shymanovich soars 60 places up in WTA
Before the start of the French Open the 25-year-old Belarusian was 214th. With her debut in the Grand Slam main draw and reaching its second round, Iryna Shymanovich rose to world No.154, her new career high...
6 Jun 2023
Sabalenka reaches French Open semifinal Sabalenka reaches French Open semifinal
No.2 seed Aryna Sabalenka of Belarus ended the run of world number 192 Elina Svitolina of Ukraine in Paris with a 6-4, 6-4 win in the quarterfinal of the French Open to move through to the Roland Garros final four for the first time in her career...
5 Jun 2023
Minsk Arena to host 2nd CIS Games opening, closing ceremonies on 5, 14 August Minsk Arena to host 2nd CIS Games opening, closing ceremonies on 5, 14 August
The opening and closing ceremonies for the 2nd CIS Games will take place at Minsk Arena on 5 and 14 August, head of the main department for sport and tourism in Minsk City Hall Maksim Voropai said at a meeting to discuss the preparations for the 2nd CIS Games...
5 Jun 2023
Sabalenka makes French Open quarterfinals Sabalenka makes French Open quarterfinals
No.2 seed Aryna Sabalenka moved past Sloane Stephens (world No. 30) (7-6 (5), 6-4 and advanced to her first French Open quarterfinal. The match lasted for 1 hour 42 minutes...
1 Jun 2023
Sabalenka moves to Roland Garros third round Sabalenka moves to Roland Garros third round
Sabalenka will try to make the Round of 16 of the clay-court major for the first time when she next faces Russia’s world number 82 Kamilla Rakhimova on Friday...
30 May 2023
Belarus Events Calendar: JUNE 2023 Belarus Events Calendar: JUNE 2023
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23 May 2023
Belarus’ Ivashka advances to Geneva Open second round Belarus’ Ivashka advances to Geneva Open second round
Belarus’ world number 86 Ilya Ivashka was off to a good start in the Geneva Open, defeating world number 421 Guido Pella of Argentina, 6-4, 7-5...
22 May 2023
Aryna Sabalenka 2nd in WTA Aryna Sabalenka 2nd in WTA
Iga Swiatek of Poland has remained world number one in the recently released WTA rankings. Aryna Sabalenka of Belarus goes second. Victoria Azarenka is 18th in the WTA ranking with 2,087 points. Aliaksandra Sasnovich is 50th with 1,034 points...
17 May 2023
Belarus expects over 4,000 athletes for 2nd CIS Games Belarus expects over 4,000 athletes for 2nd CIS Games
"The countries which have so far confirmed their participation in the games are Russia, Azerbaijan, Armenia, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan. Teams from China, Malaysia, Lebanon, Iran, Egypt and Cuba are ready to compete in some events"...
16 May 2023
Sasnovich advances to Trophee Clarins round two Sasnovich advances to Trophee Clarins round two
Belarus’ world number 44 Aliaksandra Sasnovich went off to a good start at the Trophee Clarins in Paris, defeating France’s world number 108 Clara Burel, 6-1, 7-5...
15 May 2023
1,000th liver transplant surgery performed in Minsk 1,000th liver transplant surgery performed in Minsk
The surgery was done on 13 May and lasted several hours - from 7:00 to 14:30...
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