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10 Apr 2023
Sabalenka remains 2nd in WTA rankings Sabalenka remains 2nd in WTA rankings
The Belarusian holds 6,891 points...
7 Apr 2023
Nearly 500,000 tourists vacation in Belarusian farmsteads in 2022 Nearly 500,000 tourists vacation in Belarusian farmsteads in 2022
Deputy Sports and Tourism Minister Oleg Andreichik said at a press conference “Leisure 2023 in Belarus: Key trends of the spring-summer season...
5 Apr 2023
Azarenka advances to Charleston Open round three Azarenka advances to Charleston Open round three
Victoria Azarenka of Belarus has won her clash over Sloane Stephens of the United States, 3-6, 6-3, 6-2, to make the Charleston Open round of 16...
4 Apr 2023
Survey: Over 86% of Belarusians do not plan to leave Belarus Survey: Over 86% of Belarusians do not plan to leave Belarus
Today Belarus is a safe haven, a place where people can plan their future, the deputy director emphasized...
3 Apr 2023
Belarus allowed to take part in international taekwondo competitions Belarus allowed to take part in international taekwondo competitions
Following deliberation, the Council decided to allow the participation of individual neutral athletes and support personnel with Russian and Belarusian passports at the World Taekwondo-promoted Championships, starting from the Baku 2023 World Taekwondo Championships at the end of May...
30 Mar 2023
Belarus Events Calendar: APRIL 2023 Belarus Events Calendar: APRIL 2023
Holidays, festivals, exhibitions...
28 Mar 2023
Sabalenka progresses to Miami Open quarterfinal Sabalenka progresses to Miami Open quarterfinal
Sabalenka will face Romania's Sorana Cirstea on Wednesday, 29 March. The winner will face either Ekaterina Alexandrova of Russia or Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic in the semifinal...
27 Mar 2023
2023 Minsk International Book Fair attracts over 50,000 visitors 2023 Minsk International Book Fair attracts over 50,000 visitors
According to Igor Buzovsky, a large representation at the exhibition was from the guest of honor, the Russian Federation. “It gave a worthy presentation of its publishing houses and books, which are the pride of both our exhibition and Russia,” he said...
27 Mar 2023
Sabalenka eases into Miami Open round four Sabalenka eases into Miami Open round four
Aryna Sabalenka of Belarus booked her spot in the Round of 16 at the Miami Open with a 6-1, 6-2 victory over Marie Bouzkova of the Czech Republic on 26 March...
24 Mar 2023
Belarus to join Earth Hour 2023 on 25 March Belarus to join Earth Hour 2023 on 25 March
Everyone can join the action simply by turning off lights and electrical appliances for one hour from 20.30 to 21.30...
24 Mar 2023
Azarenka cruises past Giorgi to reach Miami Open third round Azarenka cruises past Giorgi to reach Miami Open third round
Victoria Azarenka of Belarus opened her Miami Open 2023 campaign in the second round and eased past Italy’s Camila Giorgi, 6-3, 6-1, in slightly more than an hour...
23 Mar 2023
Ivashka, Sasnovich off to good start at Miami Open Ivashka, Sasnovich off to good start at Miami Open
Aryna Sabalenka and Victoria Azarenka will start their Miami Open run from the second round...
21 Mar 2023
Program of Minsk book fair unveiled Program of Minsk book fair unveiled
The exhibition will be held in the administrative complex (14 Pobeditelei Avenue) in Minsk from 22 to 26 March. On 21 March, Belarusian State University will host an international symposium of writers "Writer and Time" to discuss “Non-book world”...
20 Mar 2023
Sabalenka remains 2nd in WTA Sabalenka remains 2nd in WTA
After reaching the Indian Wells final the best Belarusian tennis player goes with 6,740 points...
17 Mar 2023
About 20 countries to take part in Minsk International Book Fair 2023 About 20 countries to take part in Minsk International Book Fair 2023
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs will help arrange book presentations at the International Quarter. The presentations will be made by diplomatic missions accredited in Belarus...
15 Mar 2023
Sabalenka progresses into Indian Wells quarterfinal Sabalenka progresses into Indian Wells quarterfinal
Belarus’ world number 2 Aryna Sabalenka downed world number 16 Barbora Krejcikova of the Czech Republic, 6-3, 2-6, 6-4, to reach the Indian Wells quarterfinal...
13 Mar 2023
Motto, mascot for 2nd CIS Games in Belarus approved Motto, mascot for 2nd CIS Games in Belarus approved
Vitaly Ostrovsky, head of the marketing department of the National Olympic Committee of Belarus, has said that the logo reflects a number of major Belarusian elements - the ornamental eight-pointed star, which blooms into a bright cornflower...
9 Mar 2023
Sasnovich, Ivashka off to good start at Indian Wells Sasnovich, Ivashka off to good start at Indian Wells
Belarus’ world number 85 Ilya Ivashka saw off Russia’s world number 113 Roman Safiullin, 6-4, 6-2...
6 Mar 2023
Six medals for Belarus at Emirates Sports Karate Open Six medals for Belarus at Emirates Sports Karate Open
The international competitions in the UAE featured almost 600 athletes from 19 countries. Belarus fielded eight athletes, six of whom clinched medals...
2 Mar 2023
Visa-free entry for Polish citizens extended to all checkpoints on Belarus’ border with EU Visa-free entry for Polish citizens extended to all checkpoints on Belarus’ border with EU
The new regulation will come into force at midnight on 2 March and will be in effect until 31 December 2023. The State Border Committee noted that the decision was prompted by the high demand for the visa-free entry...
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