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31 Aug 2021
Belarusian Aliaksei Talai sets Paralympic swimming record in Tokyo Belarusian Aliaksei Talai sets Paralympic swimming record in Tokyo
The Belarusian improved the world record which was in place since 1992. First, Aliaksei Talai clocked 1:24.86 in the preliminary heat and improved it in the final to 1:23.16...
31 Aug 2021
Belarus win three medals at International Earth Science Olympiad 2021 Belarus win three medals at International Earth Science Olympiad 2021
The event was held from 25 to 30 August in an online format in individual and team events. Young geographers performed tasks to determine minerals and rocks, to build an axial section. They also considered the issues of seismic and volcanic activity and their impact on people and the economy, etc...
31 Aug 2021
Belarus' COVID-19 latest: 1,168 new cases, 1,026 recoveries Belarus' COVID-19 latest: 1,168 new cases, 1,026 recoveries
The nationwide coronavirus tally now stands at 481,532 cases...
31 Aug 2021
Belarus Events Calendar: SEPTEMBER 2021 Belarus Events Calendar: SEPTEMBER 2021
Holidays, festivals, exhibitions...
31 Aug 2021
Sabalenka, Azarenka advance at US Open Sabalenka, Azarenka advance at US Open
World number 2 Aryna Sabalenka needed three sets to defeat Serbia's world number 94 Nina Stojanovic, bouncing back to win 6-4, 6-7(4), 6-0...
30 Aug 2021
Belarus' COVID-19 latest: 1,058 new cases, 769 recoveries Belarus' COVID-19 latest: 1,058 new cases, 769 recoveries
The nationwide coronavirus tally now stands at 480,364 cases...
30 Aug 2021
Belarus' COVID-19 latest: 1,405 new cases, 1,487 recoveries Belarus' COVID-19 latest: 1,405 new cases, 1,487 recoveries
All in all, Belarus performed 7,777,175 tests, including 19,222 tests in the past 24 hours...
30 Aug 2021
Belarus’ Ilya Ivashka up to 53rd in ATP Belarus’ Ilya Ivashka up to 53rd in ATP
After winning his first title in Winston-Salem the Belarusian moved up ten positions with a total of 1,250 points. Egor Gerasimov of Belarus goes 82nd with 910 points...
27 Aug 2021
Belarus' COVID-19 latest: 1,862 new cases, 1,733 recoveries Belarus' COVID-19 latest: 1,862 new cases, 1,733 recoveries
The nationwide coronavirus tally now stands at 476,265 cases...
27 Aug 2021
Minsk to host Festival of National Cultures on 11 September Minsk to host Festival of National Cultures on 11 September
The festival, which will be held in the Upper Town from 12.00 to 17.00, will feature representatives of 25 ethnicities...
27 Aug 2021
Belarus’ Ilya Ivashka into Winston-Salem Open semifinal Belarus’ Ilya Ivashka into Winston-Salem Open semifinal
Belarus’ world number 63 Ilya Ivashka has advanced to the Winston-Salem Open semifinal, dismissing world number 12 Pablo Carreno Busta of Spain 7-6 (7-2), 6-3 in the quarterfinal...
26 Aug 2021
Belarus' COVID-19 latest: 1,551 new cases, 1,504 recoveries Belarus' COVID-19 latest: 1,551 new cases, 1,504 recoveries
The nationwide coronavirus tally now stands at 474,403 cases...
26 Aug 2021
Ivashka eases past Struff to reach Winston-Salem Open quarterfinal Ivashka eases past Struff to reach Winston-Salem Open quarterfinal
The Belarusian eased past Jan Lennard Struff of Germany (World No. 52) – 6-2, 6-1 in the third-round match that lasted 1 hour 2 minutes...
25 Aug 2021
Belarus' COVID-19 latest: 1,357 new cases, 1,305 recoveries Belarus' COVID-19 latest: 1,357 new cases, 1,305 recoveries
The nationwide coronavirus tally now stands at 472,852 cases...
25 Aug 2021
Sasnovich ousts Podoroska to make Cleveland quarterfinal Sasnovich ousts Podoroska to make Cleveland quarterfinal
Belarus’ world number 99 Aliaksandra Sasnovich has reached the Cleveland quarterfinal, seeing off world number 37 Nadia Podoroska of Argentina 6-7 (7-9), 6-4, 6-4 in two hours and 47 minutes...
24 Aug 2021
Sasnovich progresses into Cleveland last 16 Sasnovich progresses into Cleveland last 16
Belarus’ world number 99 Aliaksandra Sasnovich went off to a good start at the 2021 Cleveland Championships defeating world number 119 Christina McHale of the United States 6-4, 7-5...
24 Aug 2021
Belarus' COVID-19 latest: 860 new cases, 727 recoveries Belarus' COVID-19 latest: 860 new cases, 727 recoveries
The nationwide coronavirus tally now stands at 471,495 cases...
23 Aug 2021
Belarus' COVID-19 latest: 918 new cases, 701 recoveries Belarus' COVID-19 latest: 918 new cases, 701 recoveries
The nationwide coronavirus tally now stands at 470,635 cases...
23 Aug 2021
Gerasimov advances at Winston-Salem Open Gerasimov advances at Winston-Salem Open
Belarus’ world number 81 Egor Gerasimov kicked off his Winston-Salem Open run with a 7-6 (8-6), 3-6, 6-2 win over world number 112 Norbert Gombos of Slovakia in two and a half hours...
23 Aug 2021
WTA: Sabalenka hits new career high WTA: Sabalenka hits new career high
Last week the Belarusian number one was ranked 3rd in the WTA with 6,845 points. She climbed one spot up after the finish of the tournament in Cincinnati. Currently, Aryna Sabalenka goes second with 7,010 points, Victoria Azarenka is 19th with 3,160 points...
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