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15 Jan 2024
Over 6,300 EU residents enter Belarus visa-free since 1 January 2024 Over 6,300 EU residents enter Belarus visa-free since 1 January 2024
They include 3,415 citizens of Lithuania, 1,242 citizens and 288 non-citizens of Latvia, as well as 1,360 citizens of Poland...
8 Jan 2024
Sasnovich moves to Adelaide International doubles quarterfinal Sasnovich moves to Adelaide International doubles quarterfinal
Belarus’ Aliaksandra Sasnovich and Katerina Siniakova of the Czech Republic reached the Adelaide International quarterfinal after seeing off Canada’s Gabriela Dabrowski and Erin Routliffe of New Zealand, 6-4, 2-6, 10-8...
5 Jan 2024
Sabalenka makes Brisbane semifinals Sabalenka makes Brisbane semifinals
Belarus’ world number 2 Aryna Sabalenka powered into the Brisbane International semifinals with a 6-1, 6-4 defeat of Russia’s world number 18 Daria Kasatkina in 1 hour and 26 minutes...
5 Jan 2024
Azarenka holds off Ostapenko to reach Brisbane semifinals Azarenka holds off Ostapenko to reach Brisbane semifinals
Belarus’ world number 23 Victoria Azarenka edged world number 12 Jelena Ostapenko of Latvia in a 2-hour and 30-minute battle, 6-3, 3-6, 7-5, to make her fifth Brisbane International semifinal...
4 Jan 2024
Sabalenka cruises into Brisbane quarterfinals Sabalenka cruises into Brisbane quarterfinals
Belarus’ world number 2 Aryna Sabalenka has reached the Brisbane International quarterfinals defeating world number 33 Zhu Lin of China, 6-1, 6-0, in an hour and nine minutes...
4 Jan 2024
Azarenka makes Brisbane quarterfinals Azarenka makes Brisbane quarterfinals
Belarus’ world number 23 Victoria Azarenka became the first player through to the quarterfinals at the Brisbane International thanks to a 7-5, 6-2 win over France's world number 56 Clara Burel...
3 Jan 2024
Azarenka reaches Brisbane International round of 16 Azarenka reaches Brisbane International round of 16
Belarus’ world number 23 Victoria Azarenka defeated world number 80 Anna Kalinskaya of Russia, 6-1, 7-6 (10-8), to advance to the round of 16 at the Brisbane International...
3 Jan 2024
Sabalenka races through Brisbane opener to reach round of 16 Sabalenka races through Brisbane opener to reach round of 16
Belarus’ world number 2 Aryna Sabalenka needed just 58 minutes to pocket her first win of the season, defeating Italy's world number 52 Lucia Bronzetti, 6-3, 6-0, in the second round of the Brisbane International...
29 Dec 2023
Belarus Events Calendar: JANUARY 2024 Belarus Events Calendar: JANUARY 2024
Holidays, festivals, exhibitions...
27 Dec 2023
New Year Tree in Minsk among top ten tallest in CIS New Year Tree in Minsk among top ten tallest in CIS
The country’s national New Year Tree, 30 meters high, is located on Oktyabrskaya Square in Minsk. Its official lighting ceremony took place on 15 December...
22 Dec 2023
Sabalenka secures two wins on World Tennis League day one Sabalenka secures two wins on World Tennis League day one
In the Kites squad the Belarusian paired with Spain’s Paula Badosa defeated the Russian-U.S. tandem Mirra Andreeva and Sofia Kenin 6-3. In the singles Aryna Sabalenka beat Sofia Kenin 6-2...
21 Dec 2023
Belarus 95th in FIFA rankings Belarus 95th in FIFA rankings
Belarus ranks 57th in the women's teams rankings...
21 Dec 2023
2023 World Tennis League gathers top players in Abu Dhabi 2023 World Tennis League gathers top players in Abu Dhabi
The Kites squad will feature Belarus’ world number 2 Aryna Sabalenka, Spain’s world number 64 Paula Badosa, Greece’s world number 6 Stefanos Tsitsipas and Bulgaria’s world number 14 Grigor Dimitrov...
19 Dec 2023
BelTA wins Belarus president’s special prize for art luminaries BelTA wins Belarus president’s special prize for art luminaries
The book Last Witnesses is a joint creative project of BelTA and the Prosecutor General’s Office. The book includes stories told by underage prisoners of Nazi concentration camps. The stories were written down by investigators as part of the Prosecutor General’s Office’s criminal investigation into the genocide of the Belarusian nation...
18 Dec 2023
Belarus’ Harnasko claims five medals at Sky Grace 2023 in China Belarus’ Harnasko claims five medals at Sky Grace 2023 in China
On Saturday, Belarusian team leader Alina Harnasko clinched the All-Around silver, and she won four more medals in individual events the next day...
15 Dec 2023
Sabalenka, Djokovic claim ITF world champion awards Sabalenka, Djokovic claim ITF world champion awards
Aryna Sabalenka has been named women’s ITF World Champion for the first time. This year she won her first Grand Slam singles title at the Australian Open, reached the US Open final and also the Roland Garros and Wimbledon semifinals...
13 Dec 2023
Minsk in Top 10 places for group getaways among Russians in December Minsk in Top 10 places for group getaways among Russians in December
Trips to the Belarusian capital are booked for an average of three days...
6 Dec 2023
Belarus’ Ilya Solovyov earns first assist point in NHL Belarus’ Ilya Solovyov earns first assist point in NHL
The Calgary Flames hosted the Minessota Wild on Wednesday, with Ilya Solovyov playing his third match in the NHL current season...
30 Nov 2023
Belarus 95th in FIFA rankings Belarus 95th in FIFA rankings
Over the past months, the Belarusian team, under the tutelage of new coach Carlos Alos Ferrer of Spain, have played two European Qualifiers 2024 games. Belarus beat Andorra and Kosovo 1-0 each...
30 Nov 2023
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