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11 Mar 2021
Sabalenka to play Muguruza in Dubai quarterfinal Sabalenka to play Muguruza in Dubai quarterfinal
Belarus’ world number 8 Aryna Sabalenka will take on Spain’s world number 16 Garbine Muguruza in the quarterfinal of the 2021 Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships on 11 March. The two players have faced each other twice, with each claiming a victory...
10 Mar 2021
Minsk starts vaccinating teachers with Sputnik V vaccine Minsk starts vaccinating teachers with Sputnik V vaccine
"Vaccination of healthcare workers is underway in the country, we have recently started to vaccinate teachers and will soon move on to social workers and people who are in care homes"...
10 Mar 2021
Gerasimov moves to Marseille round two Gerasimov moves to Marseille round two
Belarus’ world number 76 Egor Gerasimov reached the round of Last 16 in Marseille moving past Germany's world number 105 Yannick Hanfmann 6-2, 6-0. The Belarusian will face Russia’s world number 3 Daniil Medvedev for a spot in the quarterfinal...
10 Mar 2021
Belarus reports 609 new COVID-19 cases, 564 recoveries in past 24 hours Belarus reports 609 new COVID-19 cases, 564 recoveries in past 24 hours
The nationwide coronavirus tally now stands at 298,123 cases...
10 Mar 2021
Sabalenka reaches Dubai quarterfinal Sabalenka reaches Dubai quarterfinal
Belarus’ world number 8 Aryna Sabalenka has secured her second win at the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships seeing off Estonia’s world number 24 Anett Kontaveit 6-3, 6-2...
10 Mar 2021
Huskova reaches Aerials Super Final in Kazakhstan Huskova reaches Aerials Super Final in Kazakhstan
The Belarusian scored 85.05 points to make it into the top six that would perform in the Super Final...
10 Mar 2021
Huskova makes 2021 FIS Freestyle Ski World Championships Women Final Huskova makes 2021 FIS Freestyle Ski World Championships Women Final
Belarusian aerials skier Hanna Huskova scored 80.04 points to qualify for the Women Final of the 2021 FIS Freestyle Ski World Championships which is underway in Shymbulak...
9 Mar 2021
Belarus selects representative for Eurovision 2021 Belarus selects representative for Eurovision 2021
The international song contest will be held in Rotterdam...
9 Mar 2021
Sabalenka advances at Dubai Tennis Championships Sabalenka advances at Dubai Tennis Championships
Belarus world number eight Aryna Sabalenka kicked off her campaign at the 2021 Dubai Tennis Championships with a 6-2, 6-4 win over France’s world number 59 Alize Cornet...
9 Mar 2021
Belarus’ COVID-19 update: 1,073 new cases, 852 recoveries Belarus’ COVID-19 update: 1,073 new cases, 852 recoveries
The nationwide coronavirus tally now stands at 297,514 cases...
9 Mar 2021
European Indoors 2021: Maksim Nedasekau clinches gold European Indoors 2021: Maksim Nedasekau clinches gold
The Belarusian won the event with his best attempt of 2.37m. This is the athlete’s personal as well as national record in the discipline. Thanks to this achievement Maksim Nedasekau has moved to the top of the world chart...
9 Mar 2021
Belarus’ COVID-19 update: 930 new cases, 713 recoveries Belarus’ COVID-19 update: 930 new cases, 713 recoveries
The nationwide coronavirus tally now stands at 296,441 cases. A total of 287,197 patients previously diagnosed with COVID-19 have recovered in Belarus...
5 Mar 2021
Season of outdoor music events to kick off in Minsk in May Season of outdoor music events to kick off in Minsk in May
"We intend to start the season in May, if the epidemiological situation allows. Outdoor venues by the Palace of Sports and the Upper Town will play host to events for residents and visitors of Minsk every weekend"...
5 Mar 2021
Belarus’ COVID-19 update: 1,482 new cases, 1,469 recoveries Belarus’ COVID-19 update: 1,482 new cases, 1,469 recoveries
The nationwide coronavirus tally now stands at 293,103 cases...
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...
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...
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