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9 Mar 2021
Sabalenka advances at Dubai Tennis Championships Sabalenka advances at Dubai Tennis Championships
Belarus world number eight Aryna Sabalenka kicked off her campaign at the 2021 Dubai Tennis Championships with a 6-2, 6-4 win over France’s world number 59 Alize Cornet...
9 Mar 2021
Belarus’ COVID-19 update: 1,073 new cases, 852 recoveries Belarus’ COVID-19 update: 1,073 new cases, 852 recoveries
The nationwide coronavirus tally now stands at 297,514 cases...
9 Mar 2021
European Indoors 2021: Maksim Nedasekau clinches gold European Indoors 2021: Maksim Nedasekau clinches gold
The Belarusian won the event with his best attempt of 2.37m. This is the athlete’s personal as well as national record in the discipline. Thanks to this achievement Maksim Nedasekau has moved to the top of the world chart...
9 Mar 2021
Belarus’ COVID-19 update: 930 new cases, 713 recoveries Belarus’ COVID-19 update: 930 new cases, 713 recoveries
The nationwide coronavirus tally now stands at 296,441 cases. A total of 287,197 patients previously diagnosed with COVID-19 have recovered in Belarus...
5 Mar 2021
Season of outdoor music events to kick off in Minsk in May Season of outdoor music events to kick off in Minsk in May
"We intend to start the season in May, if the epidemiological situation allows. Outdoor venues by the Palace of Sports and the Upper Town will play host to events for residents and visitors of Minsk every weekend"...
5 Mar 2021
Belarus’ COVID-19 update: 1,482 new cases, 1,469 recoveries Belarus’ COVID-19 update: 1,482 new cases, 1,469 recoveries
The nationwide coronavirus tally now stands at 293,103 cases...
5 Mar 2021
Azarenka reaches Doha semifinal with straight-set win Azarenka reaches Doha semifinal with straight-set win
The match lasted for an hour and 20 minutes. In the semifinal the Belarusian will face Spain’s world number 16 Garbine Muguruza...
5 Mar 2021
Belarus 2nd in relay at BMW IBU World Cup Biathlon in Nove Mesto Belarus 2nd in relay at BMW IBU World Cup Biathlon in Nove Mesto
Iryna Kryuko, Dzinara Alimbekava, Hanna Sola and Elena Kruchinkina took silver (zero penalties + 9 spare rounds) finishing 1.2 seconds behind the winner...
4 Mar 2021
Belarus reports 1,174 new COVID-19 cases, 1,273 recoveries in past 24 hours Belarus reports 1,174 new COVID-19 cases, 1,273 recoveries in past 24 hours
The nationwide coronavirus tally now stands at 291,621 cases...
4 Mar 2021
Belarusian State University climbs up in QS Physics&Astronomy ranking Belarusian State University climbs up in QS Physics&Astronomy ranking
"The BSU moved 100 positions up in the QS Physics & Astronomy ranking and placed in the 451-500 group among almost 30,000 universities. This leap was possible thanks to the university’s improving reputation among experts and the growing number of articles on these subjects and citations of articles"...
4 Mar 2021
Belarus updates list of countries with reported COVID-19 cases Belarus updates list of countries with reported COVID-19 cases
On 4 March, four countries will be removed from this list: Azerbaijan, Iceland, Kyrgyzstan and Morocco...
3 Mar 2021
Belarus’ COVID-19 latest: 1,311 new cases, 1,316 recoveries Belarus’ COVID-19 latest: 1,311 new cases, 1,316 recoveries
The nationwide coronavirus tally now stands at 290,447 cases...
3 Mar 2021
Sasnovich reaches Lyon Open last 16 Sasnovich reaches Lyon Open last 16
In the round of Last 32 the Belarusian defeated Canada’s world number 143 Eugenie Bouchard 7-6 (9-7), 6-2. The match lasted for an hour and 45 minutes. Aliaksandra Sasnovich will next face either France’s world number 59 Alize Cornet or France’s world number 218 Clara Burel for a sport in the quarterfinal...
2 Mar 2021
Top inbound tourism markets for Belarus in 2020 unveiled Top inbound tourism markets for Belarus in 2020 unveiled
Most of inbound tourists were from Russia (64.5%). Other top inbound tourism markets for Belarus were Poland, Lithuania, Latvia, Germany, Turkey, Ukraine, Iraq, Israel, Switzerland, Bulgaria, and the United Arab Emirates...
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...
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