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14 Sep 2021
Sasnovich progresses into Luxembourg Open round two Sasnovich progresses into Luxembourg Open round two
Belarusian world number 111 Aliaksandra Sasnovich has moved into the second round of the Luxembourg Open seeing off Ukraine’s world number 165 Lesia Tsurenko 7-5. 7-6 (8-6) in the opener...
14 Sep 2021
Belarus’ COVID-19 update: 1,888 new cases, 1,393 recoveries Belarus’ COVID-19 update: 1,888 new cases, 1,393 recoveries
The nationwide coronavirus tally now stands at 504,961...
13 Sep 2021
Sabalenka remains 2nd in WTA rankings Sabalenka remains 2nd in WTA rankings
The Belarusian number one reached the US Open semifinal and currently goes with 7,720 points...
13 Sep 2021
Belarus' COVID-19 latest: 1,907 new cases, 1,643 recoveries Belarus' COVID-19 latest: 1,907 new cases, 1,643 recoveries
The nationwide coronavirus tally now stands at 503,073 cases...
9 Sep 2021
Belarus' COVID-19 latest: 1,842 new cases, 1,607 recoveries Belarus' COVID-19 latest: 1,842 new cases, 1,607 recoveries
The nationwide coronavirus tally now stands at 497,420 cases...
8 Sep 2021
Belarus' COVID-19 latest: 1,760 new cases, 1,486 recoveries Belarus' COVID-19 latest: 1,760 new cases, 1,486 recoveries
The nationwide coronavirus tally now stands at 495,578 cases...
8 Sep 2021
Belarus top medal table at World Youth Draughts-64 Championship in Bulgaria Belarus top medal table at World Youth Draughts-64 Championship in Bulgaria
Belarus placed atop of the medal table at the World Youth Draughts-64 Championship in Bulgaria claiming 15 gold, 15 silver and nine bronze medals...
8 Sep 2021
2021 Minsk Half Marathon to draw some 500 foreign participants 2021 Minsk Half Marathon to draw some 500 foreign participants
Registration for Belarus’ biggest marathon is almost complete. There are only a few slots left for those who want to try themselves at the 10km distance...
8 Sep 2021
Sabalenka reaches US Open semifinals Sabalenka reaches US Open semifinals
Belarus’ world number 2 Aryna Sabalenka cruised into her second straight Grand Slam semifinal, dispatching world number 9 Barbora Krejcikova of the Czech Republic in straight sets, 6-1, 6-4, at the US Open...
7 Sep 2021
UNICEF in Belarus launches sports project to support children with disabilities UNICEF in Belarus launches sports project to support children with disabilities
The project has two goals: to promote sport and healthy lifestyles, to raise funds to support inclusive education, so that children with disabilities can learn and communicate with peers, develop their potential and acquire the skills necessary for an independent adult life...
7 Sep 2021
Belarus' COVID-19 latest: 1,419 new cases, 1,136 recoveries Belarus' COVID-19 latest: 1,419 new cases, 1,136 recoveries
The nationwide coronavirus tally now stands at 493,818 cases...
7 Sep 2021
Over 1.04m of Belarus’ population fully vaccinated against COVID-19 Over 1.04m of Belarus’ population fully vaccinated against COVID-19
According to the ministry, over 1.7 million people have received the first dose of vaccine against COVID-19...
6 Sep 2021
Belarus' COVID-19 latest: 1,473 new cases, 1,119 recoveries Belarus' COVID-19 latest: 1,473 new cases, 1,119 recoveries
The nationwide coronavirus tally now stands at 492,399 cases...
6 Sep 2021
Belarus' COVID-19 latest: 1,963 new cases, 1,999 recoveries Belarus' COVID-19 latest: 1,963 new cases, 1,999 recoveries
All in all, Belarus performed 7,899,806 tests, including 20,659 tests in the past 24 hours...
6 Sep 2021
Sabalenka makes it into first US Open quarterfinal Sabalenka makes it into first US Open quarterfinal
Belarus’ world number 2 Aryna Sabalenka has reached her first US Open quarterfinal, storming past her former doubles partner, world number 16 Elise Mertens of Belgium, 6-4, 6-1, in an hour and 11 minutes...
3 Sep 2021
Belarus' COVID-19 latest: 1,950 new cases, 1,547 recoveries Belarus' COVID-19 latest: 1,950 new cases, 1,547 recoveries
The nationwide coronavirus tally now stands at 487,017 cases...
3 Sep 2021
Belarus claim gold, silver at World Championships in Fire and Rescue 2021 Belarus claim gold, silver at World Championships in Fire and Rescue 2021
The 16th World Championship for Men and the 7th World Championship for Women in Fire and Rescue (Fire-Applied) 2021 kicked off in Karaganda, Kazakhstan on 2 September...
3 Sep 2021
US Open: Belarus’ Ilya Ivashka reaches third round US Open: Belarus’ Ilya Ivashka reaches third round
Belarus’ world number 53 Ilya Ivashka has moved into the US Open round three after seeing off Canada’s world number 58 Vasek Pospisil 6-3, 6-4, 7-6 (7-5)...
2 Sep 2021
Four Belarusian universities featured in Times Higher Education's ranking Four Belarusian universities featured in Times Higher Education's ranking
The Times Higher Education (THE) has released an updated ranking of universities 2022. The list includes four Belarusian universities – Belarusian State University (BSU), Belarusian State University of Informatics and Radioelectronics (BSUIR) and two medical universities in Grodno and Vitebsk...
2 Sep 2021
Belarus' COVID-19 latest: 1,836 new cases, 1,784 recoveries Belarus' COVID-19 latest: 1,836 new cases, 1,784 recoveries
The nationwide coronavirus tally now stands at 485,067 cases...
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