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7 Aug 2023
Ivashka back to ATP Top 100 Ivashka back to ATP Top 100
A week ago the Belarusian was World No.113. After reaching the Los Cabos quarterfinal the player rose 13 spots in the rankings with the total of 607 points...
7 Aug 2023
CIS Games: Belarus secure silver, bronze in air rifle team event CIS Games: Belarus secure silver, bronze in air rifle team event
Yelizaveta Tsydik, Darya Chupris and Nikol Kurilyonok (Belarus-1) clinched silver, while Belarus-2 comprising Alina Mazovka, Alina Belaya and Danaya Pinchuk collected bronze. Russia claimed the champion title...
7 Aug 2023
2023 CIS Games: Alina Harnasko of Belarus claims six medals 2023 CIS Games: Alina Harnasko of Belarus claims six medals
Leader of the Belarusian national team Alina Harnasko clinched gold with the Ball, silver with the Clubs, and bronze medals with the Hoop and the Ribbon. Alina Harnasko also won silver medals in the All-Around and the team event...
5 Aug 2023
2023 CIS Games: Alina Harnasko clinches silver 2023 CIS Games: Alina Harnasko clinches silver
The leader of the Belarusian national rhythmic gymnastics team scored a total of 105,850 points...
5 Aug 2023
2023 CIS Games: Belarusian judoka Safiya Varapai clinches bronze 2023 CIS Games: Belarusian judoka Safiya Varapai clinches bronze
Belarusian judoka Safiya Varapai claimed bronze in the women’s 44kg event...
5 Aug 2023
Russian Regina Shaidullina wins CIS Games first champion Russian Regina Shaidullina wins CIS Games first champion
Silver went to Thi Yen Dao of Vietnam - 141kg (63kg + 78kg). Belarusian Polina Pichugina placed third with 135kg (58kg + 77kg)...
4 Aug 2023
Belarus’ doctors implant artificial heart ventricle in 4-year-old child Belarus’ doctors implant artificial heart ventricle in 4-year-old child
This is one of the rarest and most complex surgeries in Europe. It was a second surgery of this kind in Belarus. The first surgery was conducted on a six-year-old patient in 2022...
4 Aug 2023
2023 CIS Games to open with rhythmic gymnastics tournament 2023 CIS Games to open with rhythmic gymnastics tournament
The rhythmic gymnastics tournament in the Minsk Palace of Rhythmic Gymnastics will feature the best athletes of the participating states. Thus, Alina Harnasko, the leader of the Belarusian national team and a bronze medalist of the Tokyo Olympics, will compete along with Yelizaveta Zorkina...
3 Aug 2023
Ivashka advances to Los Cabos Open quarterfinal Ivashka advances to Los Cabos Open quarterfinal
In the second round the Belarusian saw off Croatia’s world number 115 Borna Gojo, 5-7, 6-2, 6-4, in two hours and 40 minutes...
2 Aug 2023
CIS Games: Belarus expects over 2,000 athletes from 23 countries CIS Games: Belarus expects over 2,000 athletes from 23 countries
"We expect the arrival of more than 2,100 athletes from 23 countries. Belarus and Russia will send the largest delegations. Fourteen non-CIS countries will compete in individual sports. All venues provide high-class training conditions on par with those at World Championships, the European Championships and, in fact, the Olympic Games," Igor Petrishenko said...
2 Aug 2023
Memorial sign for Shimon Peres unveiled in Volozhin District Memorial sign for Shimon Peres unveiled in Volozhin District
The memorial sign installed in the yard of the former house of the Perski family is made of an ordinary Belarusian boulder. On the one side it is an untreated stone, and on the other it is polished and has a plaque with an inscription under the emblems of the two states, Belarus and Israel, that reads that this is the place of birth of the man who was destined to become world famous...
31 Jul 2023
Belarus Events Calendar: AUGUST 2023 Belarus Events Calendar: AUGUST 2023
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20 Jul 2023
Minsk Triathlon 2023 to draw about 1,500 athletes Minsk Triathlon 2023 to draw about 1,500 athletes
Chairman of the Belarusian Triathlon Federation Dmitry Tolkachev told reporters. In addition to Belarusians, the event will draw athletes from several regions of Russia and also from the USA, China, Azerbaijan and other countries...
20 Jul 2023
Vitebsk, Orsha to offer free sightseeing tours for 2nd CIS Games participants Vitebsk, Orsha to offer free sightseeing tours for 2nd CIS Games participants
Earlier, the Department of Sport and Tourism of the Vitebsk Oblast Executive Committee reported that almost 25 walk routes have been developed ahead of the CIS Games in Vitebsk and Orsha. Most of them will cover the historical parts of the cities, highlighting the achievements of the region in different areas, including in sport, and cultural themes...
12 Jul 2023
Belarus’ Aryna Sabalenka into Wimbledon semifinals Belarus’ Aryna Sabalenka into Wimbledon semifinals
On 12 July, World No. 2 Aryna Sabalenka powered past USA's Madison Keys in straight sets 6-2, 6-4 in an hour and 27 minutes in the Wimbledon quarterfinals...
6 Jul 2023
BelTA, Justice Ministry present joint project to highlight Nazi crimes in Belarus during WW2 BelTA, Justice Ministry present joint project to highlight Nazi crimes in Belarus during WW2
The book is the result of joint efforts of the Belarusian Justice Ministry and BelTA to investigate and bring to light little-known facts of the genocide in the territory of the Belarusian Soviet Socialist Republic (BSSR) occupied by the Nazi during the Great Patriotic War of 1941-1945...
6 Jul 2023
CIS Games medals, mascot unveiled in Minsk CIS Games medals, mascot unveiled in Minsk
The cheerful Rysik the Lynx will also be featured on souvenirs such as plush lynx toys, domestically-made confectionery products, and the Sport and Tourism Ministry assured that there will be no shortage of them...
5 Jul 2023
Belarus finishes first in final medal table of Children of Primorye Games Belarus finishes first in final medal table of Children of Primorye Games
Team Belarusian bagged 37 medals (20 gold, 12 silver and 5 bronze medals)...
5 Jul 2023
Belarus’ Sabalenka sails through into Wimbledon round two Belarus’ Sabalenka sails through into Wimbledon round two
On 4 July, the Belarusian defeated Hungary’s Panna Udvardy (82) 6-3, 6-1 in one hour...
30 Jun 2023
Belarus Events Calendar: JULY 2023 Belarus Events Calendar: JULY 2023
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