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11 Jan 2021
Vishneuski 4th in Dakar 2021 Stage 7 Vishneuski 4th in Dakar 2021 Stage 7
Aliaksei Vishneuski’s crew of MAZ-SPORTauto Team placed fourth in Stage 7 of Dakar Rally 2021. The Belarusian crew covered 737km in 4:56.21...
11 Jan 2021
Lukashenko’s New Year address sets all-time TV viewership record in Belarus Lukashenko’s New Year address sets all-time TV viewership record in Belarus
More than 6.5 million of Belarusians watched the president’s address on New Year’s Eve...
11 Jan 2021
Sabalenka into Abu Dhabi semifinal Sabalenka into Abu Dhabi semifinal
The Belarusian secured a 6-4, 4-6, 6-3 win over Kazakhstan’s world number 19 Elena Rybakina in two hours...
11 Jan 2021
Sabalenka reaches Abu-Dhabi quarterfinal Sabalenka reaches Abu-Dhabi quarterfinal
In the round of Last 16 the Belarusian world number 10 defeated world number 31 Ons Jabeur of Tunisia 6-2, 6-4 in an hour and seven minutes...
11 Jan 2021
Belarus’ COVID-19 update: 1,833 new cases, 2,364 recoveries Belarus’ COVID-19 update: 1,833 new cases, 2,364 recoveries
The nationwide COVID-19 tally has reached 212,201 cases. A total of 194,984 patients previously diagnosed with COVID-19 have recovered in Belarus...
7 Jan 2021
Belarus’ COVID-19 update: 1,838 new cases, 2,395 recoveries Belarus’ COVID-19 update: 1,838 new cases, 2,395 recoveries
As many as 1,489 COVID-19 patients have died since the infection's outbreak in Belarus...
6 Jan 2021
Belarus’ COVID-19 update: 1,855 new cases, 1,820 recoveries Belarus’ COVID-19 update: 1,855 new cases, 1,820 recoveries
The nationwide COVID-19 tally has reached 204,958 cases...
6 Jan 2021
Belarus win Men’s EHF EURO 2022 Qualifiers opener Belarus win Men’s EHF EURO 2022 Qualifiers opener
After the games with Norway Belarus will head for Egypt to take part in the World Men’s Handball Championship slated for 14-31 January. In preliminary Group H Belarus will face Russia (14 January), South Korea (16 January), and Slovenia (18 January). The three best teams from each of eight groups will advance into the playoffs...
6 Jan 2021
Yevgeny Khaldei’s wartime photographs on display in Brest Fortress Yevgeny Khaldei’s wartime photographs on display in Brest Fortress
The author of the famous photo "Raising a Flag Over the Reichstag," Yevgeny Khaldei is considered one of the most famous Soviet war photographers. The exhibition features 50 images. Each of them has its own story. For example, "Seven go on a recce" from which only three returned...
5 Jan 2021
Belarus reports 1,273 new COVID-19 cases, 949 recoveries in past 24 hours Belarus reports 1,273 new COVID-19 cases, 949 recoveries in past 24 hours
The nationwide COVID-19 tally has reached 203,104 cases...
5 Jan 2021
Viazovich wins Dakar 2021 Stage 3 Viazovich wins Dakar 2021 Stage 3
The winner clocked 3:35.14 to complete the special part of 403km. Dmitry Sotnikov of KAMAZ-Master was second, 18 seconds back. KAMAZ-Master’s Anton Shibalov rounded out the top three, 1.16 behind the winner...
5 Jan 2021
International Competitions Calendar 2021 Belarus International Competitions Calendar 2021 Belarus
International Competitions Calendar...
5 Jan 2021
Belarus approves 2021 calendar of international competitions Belarus approves 2021 calendar of international competitions
In 2021 the Belarusian capital will host such events as the UEC Track European Championships (17-21 February), one of the European Cheerleader League events (2-4 April), the UIPM World Modern Pentathlon Championships (5-14 June) and the UIPM Laser Run World Championships (9-14 June). The Minsk Open Snooker Cup and the 2021 Europe Triathlon Baltic Championships Minsk are scheduled for July...
4 Jan 2021
Belarus 3rd at Dakar 2021 Stage 2 Belarus 3rd at Dakar 2021 Stage 2
The second special part was 457km. Siarhei Viazovich’s crew clocked 4:44.14, 6.30 behind the winner of the stage, Dmitry Sotnikov of KAMAZ-Master (4:37.44)...
4 Jan 2021
Christmas tree in Minsk third highest in CIS Christmas tree in Minsk third highest in CIS
TurStat compiled a ranking of the highest Christmas trees installed in the capitals of the CIS member states in the run-up to the New Year...
4 Jan 2021
Belarus’ COVID-19 update: 1,869 new cases, 995 recoveries Belarus’ COVID-19 update: 1,869 new cases, 995 recoveries
The nationwide COVID-19 tally has reached 201,831 cases...
4 Jan 2021
Shimanovich named European Male Swimmer of 2020 Shimanovich named European Male Swimmer of 2020
The 26-year-old Belarusian swimmer's main achievement last year was a new world record of 55.34 seconds in the 100m breaststroke. The record was set on 19 December in Brest during the Belarus Open Swimming Championship, when Ilya Shymanovich surpassed the achievement of UK’s Adam Peaty, who was the leader in the discipline, by 0.07 seconds...
4 Jan 2021
Viazovich’s crew 4th after Dakar 2021 Stage 1 Viazovich’s crew 4th after Dakar 2021 Stage 1
The Bisha-Wadi Ad-Dawasir stage with a 457 special will take place on 4 January...
31 Dec 2020
Belarus’ COVID-19 update: 1,923 new cases, 3,246 recoveries Belarus’ COVID-19 update: 1,923 new cases, 3,246 recoveries
The nationwide COVID-19 tally has reached 194,284 cases...
30 Dec 2020
Belarus reports 1,957 new COVID-19 cases, 2,644 recoveries in past 24 hours Belarus reports 1,957 new COVID-19 cases, 2,644 recoveries in past 24 hours
The nationwide COVID-19 tally has reached 192,361 cases...
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