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Minsk hosting Christmas Ice Hockey Tournament
3 January, 10:05
The tournament organized by the President's Sports Club, the Belarusian Ice Hockey Federation, the Sports and Tourism Ministry, and the Minsk City Hall enjoys great popularity with hocket fans.
Lionel Messi and Simone Biles. Photo from Getty Images
International Sports Press Association crowns best athletes of 2019
31 December, 16:12
Argentinian forward from FC Barcelona Lionel Messi and U.S. gymnast Simone Biles were named the Best Athletes of 2019 by the International Sports Press Association (AIPS).
Biathletes Mikita Labastau and Dzmitry Lazouski. An archive photo
Belarus wins 846 medals at international sports events in 2019
31 December, 10:12
Among the medals won there were 250 gold, 278 silver and 318 bronze medals. Belarusian athletes clinched ten (three gold, four silver and three bronze) medals in the Olympic disciplines.
Minsk to host Christmas Amateur Ice Hockey Tournament for 16th time
31 December, 09:04
Competing will be 12 teams divided into four preliminary groups. Group A will feature Belarus, IIHF Team, and the United States. Group B will comprise China, the UAE, and Balkans Team; Group C – Ukraine, Switzerland, and Finland, Group D – Baltics Team, Germany and Russia.
MAPID Minsk win Zigmund Grigolunovic Memory Cup in Latvia
30 December, 18:13
Apart from Belarus, competing in the tournament were Pskov Russia, Jekabpils Lusi and Daugavpils University (both Latvia), UKS Centrum (Augustow, Poland).
Photo courtesy of the Belarusian Handball Federation
Belarus win 4 Nations Cup 2019 in Poland
30 December, 18:05
In their final match Belarus edged Poland 25-24 (15-11). Nikita Vailupov led the team with eight goals.
Aryna Sabalenka. Photo by Xinhua-BelTA
Sabalenka 11th in WTA rankings
30 December, 16:31
The Belarusian number one scored 3,120 points in 2019. In the outgoing season 21-year-old Aryna Sabalenka won three WTA tournaments in the singles events, including the Hengqin Life WTA Elite Trophy Zhuhai. Besides, Aryna Sabalenka and Elise Mertens of Belgium won their first Grand Slam title at the US Open in New York.
Igor Petrishenko. An archive photo
All conditions in place for Belarus' good performance at 2020 Olympics
30 December, 12:56
The Summer Olympic Games will take place in the Japanese capital on 24 July – 9 August 2020. The Japanese capital will host the Olympic Games for the second time. It first hosted them in October 1964.
Michail Semenov. Archive photo
Belarusian athletes to take part in Tour de Ski
27 December, 18:33
The ski competition under the aegis of the International Ski Federation traditionally takes place from the end of December to early January and is a special part of the World Cup. It includes mass starts, pursuits and individual races. The distance can be covered both in free and classic styles.
Siarhei Viazovich. An archive photo
Viazovich: MAZ-SPORTauto Team will aim to place top three at Dakar 2020
27 December, 15:52
We are in an optimal physical shape. We will debut the hooded MAZ truck, which proved its worth at various competitions throughout the year. We are facing challenging tasks in the forthcoming Dakar, Siarhei Viazovich said.
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