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20 Oct 2022
Azarenka advances to Guadalajara Open round three Azarenka advances to Guadalajara Open round three
Belarus’ world number 37 Victoria Azarenka advanced to the Round of 16 at the Guadalajara Open Akron after world number 8 Paula Badosa of Spain was forced to retire...
19 Oct 2022
Over 6.5m Belarusians fully vaccinated against COVID-19 Over 6.5m Belarusians fully vaccinated against COVID-19
Thus, 71.4% of the country’s population have received one dose of the vaccine, 70.2% have been fully vaccinated...
18 Oct 2022
Azarenka moves to Guadalajara Open round two Azarenka moves to Guadalajara Open round two
Belarusian world number 37 Victoria Azarenka went off to a good start at the Guadalajara Open defeating Russia’s world number 130 Elina Avanesyan, 6-4, 6-2, in an hour and 25 minutes...
17 Oct 2022
Over 100 films to be screened at Minsk International Film Festival Listapad Over 100 films to be screened at Minsk International Film Festival Listapad
A total of 1,360 entries were submitted to the festival. Over 80 films have already been shortlisted to take part in four programs of the festival (Feature Films Competition, Documentary Films Competition, Children and Youth Films Competition Listapadzik and Animation Films Competition)...
17 Oct 2022
Competition program for animated films to debut at Listapad film festival this year Competition program for animated films to debut at Listapad film festival this year
This year, the festival will run four programs: feature, documentary, animated films, as well as films for children and youth audiences Listapadzik. A separate competition program for animated films are a novelty of this year’s edition...
17 Oct 2022
Sabalenka up to 4th in WTA Sabalenka up to 4th in WTA
Last week Aryna Sabalenka reached the San Diego Open quarterfinal to move up from the 5th to the 4th spot with 3,515 points...
12 Oct 2022
Ivashka progresses into Gijon Open round two Ivashka progresses into Gijon Open round two
The Belarusian will next play Russia’s world number 9 Andrey Rublev...
10 Oct 2022
Belarus learn UEFA EURO 2024 qualifying opponents Belarus learn UEFA EURO 2024 qualifying opponents
Belarus drew with Switzerland, Romania, Andorra, Israel and Kosovo in Group I.
10 Oct 2022
Sabalenka remains 5th in WTA rankings Sabalenka remains 5th in WTA rankings
Aryna Sabalenka did not play last week and still holds 3,470 points. This week the Belarusian will play at the San Diego Open...
10 Oct 2022
Team Belarus wins 25 gold medals at Paralympic games in Russia Team Belarus wins 25 gold medals at Paralympic games in Russia
All in all, the competitions brought together about 1,200 athletes from Belarus, Russia, Armenia, Germany, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Mali, Serbia, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan and Eritrea. The program included nine sports: athletics, swimming, table tennis, archery, taekwondo, wheelchair fencing, football, draughts and chess...
3 Oct 2022
Minsk to host BelTexIndustry 2022 expo on 5-7 October Minsk to host BelTexIndustry 2022 expo on 5-7 October
BelTexIndustry is an important business platform for light industry professionals. This year the forum will bring together over 50 exhibitors from Turkey, Russia, Belarus, will delight with a bright fashion show and a rich business program...
30 Sep 2022
Belarus Events Calendar: OCTOBER 2022 Belarus Events Calendar: OCTOBER 2022
Holidays, festivals, exhibitions...
28 Sep 2022
Belarus’ Gusakov re-elected as head of International Association of Academies of Sciences Belarus’ Gusakov re-elected as head of International Association of Academies of Sciences
A number of major international scientific events are taking place on the sidelines of the 35th meeting of the IAAS Council in Moscow and St. Petersburg. Among them are a meeting of the Council of Young Scientists of the IAAS, a meeting of the public council of the CIS base organization on the development of research infrastructure of the megascience class and a meeting on biosafety in the Union State of Belarus and Russia...
22 Sep 2022
Orsha Half Marathon to gather athletes from Russia, Lithuania, Armenia Orsha Half Marathon to gather athletes from Russia, Lithuania, Armenia
According to the sports and tourism department, more than 200 people have already applied for the participation in the main races...
19 Sep 2022
Sabalenka remains 7th in WTA rankings Sabalenka remains 7th in WTA rankings
Aryna Sabalenka now holds 3,470 points...
12 Sep 2022
Sabalenka one spot down in WTA rankings Sabalenka one spot down in WTA rankings
The Belarusian was 6th in the rankings prior to the US Open and lost one spot after losing to US Open champion Iga Swiatek of Poland in the semifinal. Aryna Sabalenka now holds 3,470 points...
8 Sep 2022
Over 6.4m Belarusians fully vaccinated against COVID-19 Over 6.4m Belarusians fully vaccinated against COVID-19
Thus, 70.8% of the country’s population have received one dose of the vaccine, 69.6% have been fully vaccinated...
8 Sep 2022
Sabalenka reaches US Open semifinal Sabalenka reaches US Open semifinal
The Belarusian saw off world number 22 Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic in the quarterfinal...
6 Sep 2022
Sabalenka makes US Open quarterfinal Sabalenka makes US Open quarterfinal
Belarus’ world number 6 Aryna Sabalenka steered past world number 19 Danielle Collins of the United States, 3-6, 6-3, 6-2, in two hours and 25 minutes, to reach the US Open quarterfinal...
5 Sep 2022
US Open: Belarusian players progress into Last 16 US Open: Belarusian players progress into Last 16
Belarus’ world number 26 Victoria Azarenka cruised into round four past Croatia’s world number 54 Petra Martic, 6-3, 6-0, in an hour and 20 minutes...
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