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12 Feb 2021
Sabalenka advances to Australian Open last 16 Sabalenka advances to Australian Open last 16
Belarus’ world number 7 Aryna Sabalenka eased to the round of Last 16 at the Australian Open in Melbourne with a 6-3, 6-1 win over world number 69 Ann Li of the United States...
11 Feb 2021
Belarus reports 1,692 new COVID-19 cases, 1,990 recoveries in past 24 hours Belarus reports 1,692 new COVID-19 cases, 1,990 recoveries in past 24 hours
The nationwide coronavirus tally now stands at 263,551 cases...
10 Feb 2021
Belarus’ COVID-19 latest: 1,799 new cases, 2,014 recoveries Belarus’ COVID-19 latest: 1,799 new cases, 2,014 recoveries
The nationwide coronavirus tally now stands at 261,859 cases...
10 Feb 2021
Sabalenka ousts Kasatkina to reach Australian Open third round Sabalenka ousts Kasatkina to reach Australian Open third round
The Belarusian cruised past Russia’s world number 75 Daria Kasatkina 7-6 (7-5), 6-3 in an hour and a half...
9 Feb 2021
Belarus’ COVID-19 latest: 561 new cases, 361 recoveries Belarus’ COVID-19 latest: 561 new cases, 361 recoveries
The nationwide coronavirus tally now stands at 260,060 cases...
8 Feb 2021
Belarusian Olympic Committee officially invited to Olympic Winter Games Beijing 2022 Belarusian Olympic Committee officially invited to Olympic Winter Games Beijing 2022
Belarusian athletes traditionally rank high in winter Olympic sports. At the 2014 Olympic Games in Sochi and PyeongChang 2018, Belarusian athletes won nine medals, including seven golds...
8 Feb 2021
Belarus’ COVID-19 latest: 808 new cases, 526 recoveries Belarus’ COVID-19 latest: 808 new cases, 526 recoveries
The nationwide coronavirus tally now stands at 259,499 cases...
8 Feb 2021
Sabalenka moves to Australian Open second round Sabalenka moves to Australian Open second round
In the first round the Belarusian solved Slovakia’s world number 100 Viktoria Kuzmova 6-0, 6-4 in an hour and two minutes. Aryna Sabalenka will next play Russia’s world number 75 Darya Kasatkina...
8 Feb 2021
Belarus’ COVID-19 latest: 1,732 new cases, 2,236 recoveries Belarus’ COVID-19 latest: 1,732 new cases, 2,236 recoveries
The nationwide coronavirus tally now stands at 258,691 cases. A total of 247,177 patients previously diagnosed with COVID-19 have recovered in Bela...
5 Feb 2021
Belarus’ COVID-19 latest: 1,759 new cases, 1,994 recoveries Belarus’ COVID-19 latest: 1,759 new cases, 1,994 recoveries
The nationwide coronavirus tally was pushed to 255,172 cases...
5 Feb 2021
Azarenka moves to Champions Trophy quarterfinal Azarenka moves to Champions Trophy quarterfinal
Belarus’ world number 13 Victoria Azarenka went off to a good start at the Champions Trophy in Melbourne, Australia, seeing off Kazakhstan’s world number 28 Yulia Putintseva, 6-4, 1-6, 11-9, in the round of Last 16 on 4 February. The former world number one will next face either world number 339 Bethanie Mattek-Sands of the United States or Estonia’s world number 23 Anett Kontaveit...
4 Feb 2021
No new variants of SARS-CoV-2 reported in Belarus No new variants of SARS-CoV-2 reported in Belarus
The National Research Center for Epidemiology and Microbiology has established an algorithm to track the spread of the new variants of the SARS-CoV-2 virus. It provides for the collection and examination of material from persons who have arrived in Belarus within the last 14 days and who have a positive PCR test result...
4 Feb 2021
Belarus’ COVID-19 latest: 1,708 new cases, 1,959 recoveries Belarus’ COVID-19 latest: 1,708 new cases, 1,959 recoveries
The nationwide coronavirus tally was pushed to 253,413 cases...
3 Feb 2021
Belarus receives Russia’s EpiVacCorona vaccine Belarus receives Russia’s EpiVacCorona vaccine
Earlier, the Russian consumer health watchdog announced that the immunological efficacy of the EpiVacCorona vaccine is 100% based on the results of Phase I and II trials...
3 Feb 2021
Belarus reports 1,711 new COVID-19 cases, 2,013 recoveries in past 24 hours Belarus reports 1,711 new COVID-19 cases, 2,013 recoveries in past 24 hours
The nationwide coronavirus tally was pushed to 251,705 cases...
3 Feb 2021
Sasnovich, Kostyuk into Yarra Valley Classic quarterfinal Sasnovich, Kostyuk into Yarra Valley Classic quarterfinal
In the round of Last 16 the Belarusian-Ukranian tandem defeated the Chinese duo of Xu Yifan and Yang Zhaoxuan 5-7, 6-4, 10-6. Aliaksandra Sasnovich and Marta Kostyuk will next face another Chinese tandem of Duan Yingying and Zheng Saisai...
3 Feb 2021
Egor Gerasimov progresses to Murray River Open last 16 Egor Gerasimov progresses to Murray River Open last 16
In the round of Last 32 the Belarusian saw off Hungary’s world number 55 Marton Fucsovics 6-3, 1-6, 6-3 in two hours and 13 minutes. Egor Gerasimov defeated world number 90 Lloyd Harris of South Africa 6-3, 7-5 at the start of the event...
2 Feb 2021
Belarus’ COVID-19 latest: 699 new cases, 662 recoveries Belarus’ COVID-19 latest: 699 new cases, 662 recoveries
The nationwide coronavirus tally was pushed to 249,994 cases...
2 Feb 2021
Sasnovich, Kostuyk reach Yarra Valley Classic last 16 Sasnovich, Kostuyk reach Yarra Valley Classic last 16
Belarus’ Aliaksandra Sasnovich and Ukraine’s Marta Kostyuk secured a win over the U.S. duo of Asia Muhammad and Jessica Pegula, 6-2, 3-6, 10-8 at the state of the Yarra Valley Classic doubles event in Melbourne, Australia...
1 Feb 2021
Iranian arts and crafts on display in Minsk Iranian arts and crafts on display in Minsk
Participants of the opening ceremony got familiar with Iran’s rich cultural heritage. Miniature and applied arts are especially popular in Iran. The works of Iranian artisans reflect the country’s national traditions...
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