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8 Jun 2022
Ivashka victorious in ‘s-Hertogenbosch opener Ivashka victorious in ‘s-Hertogenbosch opener
Belarus’ world number 49 Ilya Ivashka reached the ‘s-Hertogenbosch second round defeating world number 51 Mackenzie McDonald of the United States, 6-3, 6-7 (8-10), 6-1 in two hours and 15 minutes...
8 Jun 2022
Sabalenka reaches ‘s-Hertogenbosch Last 16 Sabalenka reaches ‘s-Hertogenbosch Last 16
Belarus’ world number 6 Aryna Sabalenka went off to a good state at ‘s-Hertogenbosch seeing off world number 142 Kateryna Baindl of Ukraine, 6-4, 6-1, in an hour and 20 minutes...
6 Jun 2022
Belarus’ Aryna Sabalenka 6th in WTA rankings Belarus’ Aryna Sabalenka 6th in WTA rankings
At Roland Garros the best Belarusian tennis player reached the round of Last 32 and currently goes with 3,966 points. Victoria Azarenka is 19th with 2,330 points. Aliaksandra Sasnovich, who reached the French Open Last 16 for the first time in her career, jumped 11 spots up to 36th (1,341 points)...
2 Jun 2022
Kristina Dmitruk of Belarus reach W25 Tbilisi quarterfinal Kristina Dmitruk of Belarus reach W25 Tbilisi quarterfinal
In the round of Last 16 Kristina Dmitruk took a solid win, 6-2, 6-1, over her fellow Belarusian Vera Lapko (World No.359)...
31 May 2022
Belarus ranks 35th in End of Childhood Index Ranking Belarus ranks 35th in End of Childhood Index Ranking
"The infant mortality rate in Belarus, which is 2.6% per 1,000 live births, is record low. We have one of the lowest infant mortality rates. This is largely attributed to the creation of several levels of perinatal care in Belarus," said the specialist...
30 May 2022
Belarus’ Alina Harnasko wins UAE Gymnastika Cup in Dubai Belarus’ Alina Harnasko wins UAE Gymnastika Cup in Dubai
The Belarusian scored 138.3 points in the All-Around event. Russia’s Lala Kramarenko and Dina Averina placed second and third respectively (136.37 and 134.54 points)...
30 May 2022
Belarus Events Calendar: JUNE 2022 Belarus Events Calendar: JUNE 2022
Holidays, festivals, exhibitions...
30 May 2022
Belarus remains 14th in IIHF rankings Belarus remains 14th in IIHF rankings
The ranking now includes a record number of 56 countries that have competed in the IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship program in recent years. The World Ranking takes into consideration the results of the World Championships and Olympics of the past four years. Teams that could not participate this year received points in accordance with the 2022 IIHF Sport Regulations...
27 May 2022
Anton Smolski, Dzinara Alimbekava win Summer Biathlon Federation Cup Anton Smolski, Dzinara Alimbekava win Summer Biathlon Federation Cup
The tournament featured members of the Belarusian national team, ans also representatives of Belarusian oblasts and the city of Minsk. Biathletes competed in the 900m cross-country and 10m rifle shooting...
27 May 2022
Sabalenka through to French Open third round Sabalenka through to French Open third round
Belarus’ world number 7 Aryna Sabalenka needed an hour to cruise past world number 57 Madison Brengle of the United States, 6-1, 6-3, to reach the French Open round three...
25 May 2022
Sasnovich beats Raducanu at French Open Sasnovich beats Raducanu at French Open
Belarus’ world number 47 Aliaksandra Sasnovich took out world number 12 Emma Raducanu of the UK, 3-6, 6-1, 6-1 in the second round of Roland Garros...
25 May 2022
French Open: Azarenka reaches third round French Open: Azarenka reaches third round
Belarus’ world number 15 Victoria Azarenka has advanced to the French Open 2022 third round defeating world number 65 Andrea Petkovic of Germany, 6-1, 7-6 (7-3)...
25 May 2022
Sabalenka wins in French Open first round Sabalenka wins in French Open first round
Belarus’ world number 7 Aryna Sabalenka turned her match around against French world number 101 Chloe Paquet to prevail 2-6, 6-3, 6-4 and advance to the French Open second round...
24 May 2022
French Open: Belarus’ Ivashka moves to second round French Open: Belarus’ Ivashka moves to second round
Belarus’ world number 50 Ilya Ivashka beat world number 78 Benoit Paire of France, 6-3, 7-5, 1-6, 7-5, in two hours and 31 minutes to advance to the French Open 2022 second round...
24 May 2022
Azarenka moves to French Open round two Azarenka moves to French Open round two
Belarus’ world number 15 Victoria Azarenka went off to a good start at the French Open 2022 seeing off world number 93 Ana Bogdan of Romania, 6-7 (7-9), 7-6 (7-1), 6-2...
23 May 2022
WTA rankings: Sabalenka, Azarenka remain intact, Sasnovich two spots down WTA rankings: Sabalenka, Azarenka remain intact, Sasnovich two spots down
Aryna Sabalenka currently holds 3,966 points. The Belarusian is set to open the tournament in France against France’s world number 101 Chloe Paquet. Former world number one Victoria Azarenka, currently ranked 15th (2,440 points), will face world number 93 Ana Bogdan of Romania...
19 May 2022
Geneva Open: Belarus’ Ivashka reaches quarterfinal Geneva Open: Belarus’ Ivashka reaches quarterfinal
In the round of Last 16 the Belarusian battled through world number 15 Denis Shapovalov of Canada, 6-4, 6-7 (2-7), 6-3, in two hours and 15 minutes...
17 May 2022
Strasbourg: Sasnovich reaches Last 16 Strasbourg: Sasnovich reaches Last 16
Belarus’ world number 50 Aliaksandra Sasnovich went off to a good start at the Internationaux de Strasbourg earning a 6-4, 6-2 win over France’s world number 725 Julie Gervais in the opener...
16 May 2022
Belarusian Sasnovich into Strasbourg main draw Belarusian Sasnovich into Strasbourg main draw
Belarus’ world number 50 Aliaksandra Sasnovich has reached the Internationaux de Strasbourg main draw seeing off Germany’s Lena Papadakis (349), 6-2, 6-3, in the decisive qualifying match...
16 May 2022
Summer music and tourist season to kick off in Minsk on 21 May Summer music and tourist season to kick off in Minsk on 21 May
The city has planned a number of events to celebrate its 955th birthday and to mark the Year of Historical Memory...
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