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2 Aug 2022
2022 Minsk Half Marathon to draw over 10,000 runners 2022 Minsk Half Marathon to draw over 10,000 runners
This year the main 21km distance will feature a renewed route – from Dinamo Stadium along Nezavisimosti Avenue, Lenina Street past the city hall and the Sports Palace, Pobeditelei Avenue, Masherova Street, Strozhovskaya Street through the Trinity Suburb and Kuibysheva Street, Victory Square and back to Dinamo Stadium...
1 Aug 2022
ATP rankings: Ivashka up to 49th ATP rankings: Ivashka up to 49th
A week ago, the best Belarusian tennis player ranked 53rd. He rose to 49th (a total of 955 points) after reaching the Atlanta Open semifinal...
29 Jul 2022
Belarus Events Calendar: AUGUST 2022 Belarus Events Calendar: AUGUST 2022
Holidays, festivals, exhibitions...
28 Jul 2022
Atlanta Open: Ivashka into quarterfinal Atlanta Open: Ivashka into quarterfinal
Belarus’ world number 53 Ilya Ivashka has reached the 2022 Atlanta Open quarterfinal defeating world number 91 Steve Johnson of the United States, 4-6, 6-2, 6-4, in the round of Last 16...
27 Jul 2022
Atlanta Open: Ivashka into Last 16 Atlanta Open: Ivashka into Last 16
Belarus’ world number 53 Ilya Ivashka went off to a good start at the 2022 Atlanta Open seeing off world number 74 Quentin Halys of France, 6-0, 3-6, 6-3, in an hour and 45 minutes...
25 Jul 2022
Program of Belarusian Written Language Day in Dobrush unveiled Program of Belarusian Written Language Day in Dobrush unveiled
Visitors to the holiday will be invited to see the exhibition of regional printed media Newspaper Boulevard, the venue History of the Press of Gomel Oblast. The book and press event promises to be informative and memorable...
25 Jul 2022
Over 6.4m Belarusians fully vaccinated against COVID-19 Over 6.4m Belarusians fully vaccinated against COVID-19
Over 149,000 teenagers aged 12-17 have received one shot of the vaccine, of them more than 144,000 children have been fully vaccinated...
25 Jul 2022
WTA rankings: Sabalenka 6th, Azarenka 20th, Sasnovich one spot up WTA rankings: Sabalenka 6th, Azarenka 20th, Sasnovich one spot up
Aryna Sabalenka remains 6th with a total of 3,267 points. Victoria Azarenka goes 20th with 2,016 points. Aliaksandra Sasnovich reached the round of Last 16 at the tournament in Hamburg last week and went up from 35th to 34th spot with the total of 1,341 points...
22 Jul 2022
Belarusian Anastasiya Shkurdai victorious in Kazan Belarusian Anastasiya Shkurdai victorious in Kazan
On the first day of the tournament, the Belarusian team won two awards. Anastasiya Shkurdai was victorious in the women’s 200m backstroke, Alina Zmushka came in third in the women’s 50m breaststroke final...
20 Jul 2022
Sasnovich advances to Hamburg European Open quarterfinal Sasnovich advances to Hamburg European Open quarterfinal
Today the Belarusian defeated Serbia’s Aleksandra Krunic (75) 6-3, 6-2 in 1 hour 15 minutes...
19 Jul 2022
Sasnovich into Round of 16 at Hamburg European Open Sasnovich into Round of 16 at Hamburg European Open
In Round of 32 Aliaksandra Sasnovich (WTA No.35) eased past Germany’s Nastasja Schunk (WTA No. 146) 6-1, 6-4. The match lasted 1 hour 15 minutes...
18 Jul 2022
Sabalenka sixth on WTA ranking Sabalenka sixth on WTA ranking
Last week, the best Belarusian tennis player did not play and remained sixth with 3,267 points. Former world No.1 Victoria Azarenka is the 20th (2,016 points). Another Belarusian tennis player Aliaksanra Sasnovich returned to the 35th place (1,311)...
15 Jul 2022
Winners of International Children’s Song Contest announced at Slavianski Bazaar Winners of International Children’s Song Contest announced at Slavianski Bazaar
Yelisei Kasich of Belarus has been awarded the Grand Prix of the contest. The main award – Lira – was presented to him by Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko at the opening ceremony of the festival a day before...
15 Jul 2022
Over 6.3m Belarusians now fully vaccinated against COVID-19 Over 6.3m Belarusians now fully vaccinated against COVID-19
Thus, 69.3% of the country’s population have received one dose of the vaccine, 68.4% have been fully vaccinated...
15 Jul 2022
Lukashenko awards winner of International Children’s Song Contest at Slavianski Bazaar Lukashenko awards winner of International Children’s Song Contest at Slavianski Bazaar
Young Belarusian singer Yelisei Kasich has won the Grand Prix of the International Children’s Song Contest...
14 Jul 2022
BelTA presents exhibition of wartime letters at Slavianski Bazaar in Vitebsk BelTA presents exhibition of wartime letters at Slavianski Bazaar in Vitebsk
The photo exhibition is located in Military Glory Alley in Pobeditelei Park. These are 18 stories of frontline soldiers, a collection of scanned soldiers' letters. They are full of hope and pain, thoughts and stories about combat and other ordeals...
13 Jul 2022
Gorki to host Vytoki festival on 22-23 July Gorki to host Vytoki festival on 22-23 July
The Vytoki cultural and sports festival will continue in Polotsk (12-13 August) and Kopyl (26-27 August). The main objective of the project is to unlock the potential of regions through sports, culture, science and education...
13 Jul 2022
International Children’s Song Contest kicks off at Slavianski Bazaar in Vitebsk International Children’s Song Contest kicks off at Slavianski Bazaar in Vitebsk
This year the song contest marks its 20th anniversary. The participants will perform a song in their native language. The general concept of the junior contest will be creating a new fairy tale by everyone involved in the contest...
12 Jul 2022
Slavianski Bazaar in Vitebsk 2022 Slavianski Bazaar in Vitebsk 2022
The 31st edition of the International Festival of Arts "Slavianski Bazaar in Vitebsk" will be held from 13 to 18 July. The opening of the festival is scheduled for July 14, closing – July 17...
11 Jul 2022
Sabalenka, Azarenka keep their position on WTA ranking Sabalenka, Azarenka keep their position on WTA ranking
The Belarusian number one is currently 6th with 3,267 points. Victoria Azarenka remained the 20th with 2,026 points. Another Belarusian Aliaksandra Sasnovich dropped one position and is now 36th with 1,316 points...
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