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16 Jan 2023
Azarenka progresses to Australian Open round two Azarenka progresses to Australian Open round two
Belarus’ world number 24 Victoria Azarenka went off to a good start at the 2023 Australian Open, defeating world number 203 Sofia Kenin of the United States, 6-4, 7-6 (7-3) in two hours...
5 Jan 2023
Belarusian tennis player Victoria Azarenka reaches quarterfinals of 2023 Adelaide International Belarusian tennis player Victoria Azarenka reaches quarterfinals of 2023 Adelaide International
In today's match of the 1/8 finals, world’s No.26 Victoria Azarenka beat world’s No.28 from China Qinwen Zheng in two sets - 6:2, 7:5. The game lasted 1 hour and 40 minutes...
3 Jan 2023
Belarusian Victoria Azarenka starts 2023 with a win in Adelaide Belarusian Victoria Azarenka starts 2023 with a win in Adelaide
The Belarusian won the first-round match against Ukraine’s Anhelina Kalinina (39) on two tie-breaks 7-6 (11-9), 7-6 (7-5). The match lasted 2 hours and 37 minutes...
30 Dec 2022
Belarus Events Calendar: JANUARY 2023 Belarus Events Calendar: JANUARY 2023
Holidays, festivals, exhibitions...
29 Dec 2022
About 1m children to take part in Belarus’ Our Children charity event About 1m children to take part in Belarus’ Our Children charity event
The official said that more than 20,000 children would participate in the events of the Our Children campaign at the national level. However, according to Yelena Simakova, this number will be much bigger across the country...
28 Dec 2022
Belarusian polar explorers send New Year wishes Belarusian polar explorers send New Year wishes
On behalf of the members of the 15th Belarusian Antarctic Expedition, its head Aleksei Gaidashov sent congratulations on the upcoming New Year 2023...
28 Dec 2022
Belarus to host over 70 international sports events in 2023 Belarus to host over 70 international sports events in 2023
The list of events for the next year includes the international basketball 3x3 tournament Palova Snowball 3x3...
27 Dec 2022
Winter bison count kicks off in Belovezhskaya Pushcha Winter bison count kicks off in Belovezhskaya Pushcha
According to the latest records, as of 1 January 2022, 703 bison lived in the forest, including 117 adult males (older than three and a half years), 402 adult females, 107 young animals (from one year to 3.5 years) and 77 calves...
27 Dec 2022
Perfect Timing Awards 2022: Belavia named most punctual airline Perfect Timing Awards 2022: Belavia named most punctual airline
This is a traditional rating held twice a year by Sheremetyevo International Airport...
26 Dec 2022
Belarusian strongman Sergei Zaslavsky sets new national record Belarusian strongman Sergei Zaslavsky sets new national record
As he planned, the athlete finished the year 2022 in Minsk with a new achievement in the 85kg weight category, lifting 120 kg...
24 Dec 2022
Belarusian cosmonaut candidates named Belarusian cosmonaut candidates named
Aleksandr Lukashenko was told that more than 3,000 people were interviewed. Six best candidates remain at this stage...
22 Dec 2022
Belarus 97th in FIFA rankings Belarus 97th in FIFA rankings
Since the previous rankings publication (6 October) the Belarusian team held two friendlies at the training camp in the United Arab Emirates...
19 Dec 2022
Belarus welcomes nearly 370,000 visa-waiver travelers Belarus welcomes nearly 370,000 visa-waiver travelers
Since the launch of the visa-waiver program for neighboring EU countries, Belarus has hosted 369,703 arrivals: 25,786 non-citizens and 83,999 citizens of Latvia, 239,591 Lithuanian citizens and 20,327 Polish citizens...
15 Dec 2022
International sports trauma congress opens in Minsk International sports trauma congress opens in Minsk
The congress that will be running on 15-16 December will focus on the best practices in high-tech diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of sports injuries; accounting and analysis of damage using information technology; sports nutrition; development of physical qualities using the method of vibration stimulation and so on...
15 Dec 2022
Over 6.54m Belarusians complete vaccination against COVID-19 Over 6.54m Belarusians complete vaccination against COVID-19
Thus, 71.8% of the country’s population have received one dose of the vaccine, 70.7% have been fully vaccinated...
14 Dec 2022
WBA reinstates Belarusian, Russian boxers in rankings WBA reinstates Belarusian, Russian boxers in rankings
The decision was taken following the discussion of the issue by all the members of the Championships Committee and Ratings Committee of the World Boxing Association...
12 Dec 2022
Belarus, Russia may take part in 2024 Olympic Games Belarus, Russia may take part in 2024 Olympic Games
The U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee (USOPC) supports the idea of letting Belarusians and Russians participate in the 2024 Summer Olympics in Paris in a neutral status, said USOPC chair Suzanne Lyons...
12 Dec 2022
Sabalenka, Ivashka named Belarus’ tennis players of 2022 Sabalenka, Ivashka named Belarus’ tennis players of 2022
Aryna Sabalenka has played at the highest level this year, climbing to the second position in the world rankings during the season...
8 Dec 2022
Anton Smolski, Maksim Varabei in top 10 in sprint at Russian Biathlon Cup Anton Smolski, Maksim Varabei in top 10 in sprint at Russian Biathlon Cup
The men’s sprint race opened the competition program on 8 December. Anton Smolski of Belarus finished 5th with one penalty, 25 seconds behind the winner, Eduard Latypov of Russia...
5 Dec 2022
Belarus’ Iryna Shymanovich wins Rio de Janeiro event Belarus’ Iryna Shymanovich wins Rio de Janeiro event
In the final the Belarusian saw off world number 237 Irina Khromacheva of Russia, 6-2, 5-7, 6-4 in two hours 33 minutes...
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