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2 Mar 2021
Belarus reports 869 new COVID-19 cases, 788 recoveries in past 24 hours Belarus reports 869 new COVID-19 cases, 788 recoveries in past 24 hours
The nationwide coronavirus tally now stands at 289,136 cases...
2 Mar 2021
Azarenka advances in Doha Azarenka advances in Doha
The Belarusian powered into the second round past Russia’s world number 39 Svetlana Kuznetsova 6-2, 6-3. The match lasted one hour and 50 minutes. Victoria Azarenka will next play either Germany’s world number 56 Laura Siegemund or Kazakhstan’s world number 23 Elena Rybakina...
1 Mar 2021
Belarus’ entry in top 200 at 35AWARDS 2020 photo contest Belarus’ entry in top 200 at 35AWARDS 2020 photo contest
The student wanted to capture emotions of rescuers in his works...
1 Mar 2021
Belarus’ COVID-19 update: 961 new cases, 667 recoveries Belarus’ COVID-19 update: 961 new cases, 667 recoveries
The nationwide coronavirus tally now stands at 288,267 cases...
1 Mar 2021
Belarusian tennis players retain their WTA positions Belarusian tennis players retain their WTA positions
Aryna Sabalenka goes 8th with 4,810 points. In the WTA doubles rankings Aryna Sabalenka paired with Belgium’s Elise Mertens ranks first. Victoria Azarenka is 14th with 3,535 points...
1 Mar 2021
Belarus’ COVID-19 update: 1,347 new cases, 1,761 recoveries Belarus’ COVID-19 update: 1,347 new cases, 1,761 recoveries
All in all, Belarus performed 4,898,038 tests, including 19,020 tests in the past 24 hours...
26 Feb 2021
Belarus’ COVID-19 update: 1,602 new cases, 1,597 recoveries Belarus’ COVID-19 update: 1,602 new cases, 1,597 recoveries
The nationwide coronavirus tally now stands at 284,500 cases...
26 Feb 2021
Belarus Events Calendar: MARCH 2021 Belarus Events Calendar: MARCH 2021
Holidays, festivals, exhibitions...
26 Feb 2021
Over 70 Belarusian athletes qualify for Tokyo Games Over 70 Belarusian athletes qualify for Tokyo Games
“The main task for now is to successfully complete the qualifying stage and compose a competitive Olympic team of Belarus. In some sports we will include into the national team those with the highest level of readiness for the Olympics,” the minister said...
25 Feb 2021
Gerasimov into Open Sud de France quarterfinal Gerasimov into Open Sud de France quarterfinal
In the round of Last 16 Belarus’ world number 83 solved Slovenia’s world number 60 Aljaz Bedene 6-4, 7-6 (7-4) in an hour and 50 minutes...
25 Feb 2021
Belarus’ COVID-19 update: 1,191 new cases, 1,413 recoveries Belarus’ COVID-19 update: 1,191 new cases, 1,413 recoveries
The nationwide coronavirus tally now stands at 282,898 cases...
25 Feb 2021
Vasilevski, Erlich advance to Open Sud de France semifinal Vasilevski, Erlich advance to Open Sud de France semifinal
In the quarterfinal Andrei Vasilevski and Jonathan Erlich battled through David Pel of the Netherlands and Sweden’s Andre Goransson 6-4, 4-6, 10-7...
24 Feb 2021
Belarus’ COVID-19 update: 1,279 new cases, 1,444 recoveries Belarus’ COVID-19 update: 1,279 new cases, 1,444 recoveries
The nationwide coronavirus tally now stands at 281,707 cases...
23 Feb 2021
Belarus’ COVID-19 update: 972 new cases, 861 recoveries Belarus’ COVID-19 update: 972 new cases, 861 recoveries
The nationwide coronavirus tally now stands at 280,428 cases...
23 Feb 2021
Vasilevski, Erlich reach Open Sud de France quarterfinal Vasilevski, Erlich reach Open Sud de France quarterfinal
In the quarterfinal Andrei Vasilevski and Jonathan Erlich will face David Pel of the Netherlands and Sweden’s Andre Goransson...
22 Feb 2021
Maryna Slutskaya wins bronze at Grand Slam Tel Aviv 2021 Maryna Slutskaya wins bronze at Grand Slam Tel Aviv 2021
In the +78kg weight category the Belarusian defeated Hungary’s Mercedesz Szigetvari and Russia’s Anzhela Gasparian. In the semifinal Maryna Slutskaya lost to France’s Romane Dicko and proved stronger over Germany's Jasmin Grabowski in the bronze-medal bout...
22 Feb 2021
Belarus’ COVID-19 update: 1,144 new cases, 898 recoveries Belarus’ COVID-19 update: 1,144 new cases, 898 recoveries
The nationwide coronavirus tally now stands at 279,456 cases...
22 Feb 2021
Belarus’ COVID-19 update: 1,322 new cases, 1,638 recoveries Belarus’ COVID-19 update: 1,322 new cases, 1,638 recoveries
The nationwide coronavirus tally now stands at 278,312 cases. A total of 268,530 patients previously diagnosed with COVID-19 have recovered in Belarus...
22 Feb 2021
About 260 Belarusian athletes preparing for Tokyo Olympics About 260 Belarusian athletes preparing for Tokyo Olympics
According to Sergei Kovalchuk, the most important and demanding task for the ministry this year is preparation for the Summer Olympics. About 260 athletes in 26 sports are preparing for the Games at the final stage. As of 19 February, 74 Belarusian athletes won Tokyo Olympics berths in 16 sports in 64 disciplines. By the end of the Olympic qualifying period Belarus may secure 100-120 berths in total...
22 Feb 2021
Sabalenka 8th in WTA rankings Sabalenka 8th in WTA rankings
Belarus’ Aryna Sabalenka goes 8th in the WTA rankings. Belarus’ Victoria Azarenka is 14th (3,535 points)...
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