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02.03.2015

Ksenia Mirnaya, Max Mirnyi's wife
Mikhail Grabovski and Max Mirnyi's wife: What Belarusian products do they buy in the USA? In the United States, Belarusian produce from Belarus are not only on the shelves but they are also in demand. This is indicated by the heroes of the report in the program "Week" on the CTV. Products that bear the marks "bio", "eco" and "organic" are wildly popular in the countries where the majority of products is genetically modified. 
Yenisey defeat Tsmoki in VTB United League The Belarusian basketball club Tsmoki Minsk met with neighbors in the VTB United League standings, the basketball club Yenisey from Krasnoyarsk. Despite the enthusiastic support of the fans, Igor Grishchuk's charges lost. By half time, the teams were divided by 14 points, with Tsmoki losing and having slim chances to overturn the game. Yenisey played well in the defense and rarely made mistakes in the attack. By the end of the match Tsmoki managed to reduce the deficit to two points but this was not enough – 91:84 in favor of Yenisey.
Minister of Sport and Tourism says Belarusian officials adhere to more healthy lifestyle nowadays The Youth/Junior World Championships Biathlon have completed. The next such competition will be held in Romania. In the coming days, from 4 to 15 March, Finland will host the senior world championship.
Youth/Junior World Championships Biathlon 2015
Youth/Junior World Championships Biathlon 2015: Behind the scenes The Belarusian team won two golds at the IBU Youth/Junior World Championships Biathlon 2015 - a result which ensures that the competition will long remain in the memory of fans. Daria Blashko became the main hero for Belarus contributing to both awards. However, the championship will be also remembered thanks to numerous interesting facts. February became a full revival of the once capital of the Soviet biathlon, and now the Belarusian sports brand - Raubichi. Attendance beat all records.

01.03.2015

Belarusian aerialist Denis Osipov claims bronze at Freestyle Ski World Cup in Raubichi Athletic Sunday at Raubichi. Today, on March 1, at home, at the final stage of the Freestyle Ski World Cup (ski acrobatics), Belarusian Denis Osipov won bronze. This is his first medal of the season. Competing in Raubichi are athletes from Belarus, China, USA, Canada, Russia, Australia, Switzerland, Ukraine and Kazakhstan. The nations were fighting for small crystal globe. The Belarusian team had a new line-up. The most successful among women was Anna Guskova. She came in sixth in the overall standings.
How Belarus is going to get new Azarenkas and Mirnyis “Watch me, and I will show you how to bounce the ball with your racket. You should move from where you stand, always keep the ball close to the racket”. Tennis from childhood, or how to bring up a new Azarenka and Mirnyi? It is better to start at the age of four: at this age children still don’t have good coordination of movements, so exercise of this type will help them develop dexterity and attentiveness.
President Lukashenko: Belarus and Udmurtia need a higher level of cooperation Belarus and the Republic of Udmurtia have many points of contact in various fields. The expansion of bilateral cooperation was discussed at the meeting of Alexander Lukashenko with the head of the Russian region. In recent years, trade between Belarus and Udmurtia has dropped. However, there is hope for the new head of that region and the capabilities of the Eurasian Economic Union.
2015 IBU Youth/Junior World Championships: Biathletes who glorified Belarus Competitors came to Belarus from the USA, manny European countries and even Australia. The IBU Youth/Junior World Championships Biathlon 2015 in Raubichi came to and end. Some new biathletes showed their good prospects and are now striving to succeed in senior biathlon. Report by Ilona Volynets. Last time, Belarus won two golds at a Biathlon Junior World Championship in 2005. Rising star biathlon Domracheva won the sprint and pursuit back then.

26.02.2015

Belarus reveals squad for Biathlon World Championships 2015 in Finland The coaching staff of the Belarus national team has published a list of the biathletes who will represent our country at the upcoming World Championships in Kontiolahti, Finland. No surprises or sensations. The women's team, on whom we pin our medal hopes, includes Darya Domracheva, Nadezhda Skardino, Nadezhda Pisareva, Anastasia Duborezova and Irina Krivko. In the men's competition, Yuri Liadov, Vladimir Chepelin, Alexander Dorozhko, Dmitry Dyuzhev and Dmitry Abashev will defend Belarus' colors.
Naturalization of foreign players in Belarus: pros and cons A similar attempt to strengthen our national team was undertaken five years ago when the basketball player Dante Striggers from Texas was granted Belarusian citizenship. He became the first naturalized American in our country. However, he did not stand the competition among other Belarusian players, and eventually, dropped out. The presence of foreigners in the national teams has become somewhat habitual. Not very long ago at Minsk Arena we all rejoiced at the victories of our hockey team with naturalized Canadians during the World Hockey Championship.
Darya Domracheva becomes Belarus' best sportswoman of 2014 People made their choice: the best sportsmen of Belarus in 2014 were determined. The Sports Palace hosted a ceremony to award the best of the best - those who glorify our country on the world stage. This award is unofficially called Belarusian sports Oscar. The event was really impressive: spectators were touched by a colorful musical show and an abundance of stars of Belarusian sport. Winners in four categories were selected solely by popular vote.
Youth/Junior World Championship 2015 in Belarus: Biathletes' impressions
Youth/Junior World Championship 2015 in Belarus: Biathletes' impressions Not only rewards, but also bright impressions. This is what the participants in the world biathlon championship take from Belarus. Belarusian hospitality is the first thing that drew the attention of young athletes.  The youth bought souvenirs to remember their time in Belarus. 
HC Dinamo Minsk to meet Jokerit in Gagarin Cup playoff The regular season of the Kontinental Hockey League came to an end. On February 24, the final 13 matches were played, including the derby and the two capitals - Dinamo Moscow against Dinamo Minsk. In the away game against the third team of the Western Conference The Bison looked decent but did not use the opportunity to score the season's last points. After the first dry period, Dinamo Moscow and Minsk exchanged goals in the second period. Charles Linglet was Dinamo Minsk's hero.
Borisov Arena among top 30 best stadiums in the world
Borisov Arena among top 30 best stadiums in the world The football complex Borisov Arena, which belongs to the Belarusian club BATE Borisov, has been named among the top 30 best stadiums in the world by an international Internet award.  Among its competitors are hundreds of sports grounds, including stadiums which hosted matches of FIFA World Cup in Brazil and South Africa. The competition jury included about one hundred thousand Internet users and professional architects. Among the criteria were unusual architectural designs of objects, their uniqueness and functionality.

25.02.2015

Youth/Junior World Championships Biathlon 2015 participants leave Belarus The participants of the championship leave Belarus after spending here more than a week. Some 16 sets of medals were contested in individual races, sprint, pursuit, and relay. The medal standings were topped by Russia, who won 12 awards.Belarusians with two gold medals are in fifth place. Taking part in the tournament in Raubichi were five hundred young athletes from nearly forty countries. Now the participants leave the hospitable Belarusian land. Teams of Slovakia, Poland, Czech Republic, Romania, Finland and others have alerady departed.
Freestyle training facility
Aerialists test training facility in Raubichi ahead of Freestyle Skiing World Cup in Belarus The Youth/Junior Biathlon World Championships have just finished in Raubichi. Aerialists came to the new training facility to test it.  In a couple of days, the final and decisive stage of the Freestyle Skiing World Cup (Aerials) will be held near Minsk. The original venue is not available for training because of rainy weather in Minsk. But this does not mean that future participants of the World Cup have nowhere to train.

24.02.2015

Women’s rugby making its way in Belarusian sport It is hard to tell from the first sight that athletes on the playground are women. Slender and strong. They are form the Minsk rugby women team Grazhdanochka. They play as an amateur team, yet there is a high chance of becoming part of the first Belarusian national female rugby team. Maria Shakuro, rugby player:It would be just great to become pioneers. To show others how strong physically and morally we can be.
Russia take first place in medal count at IBU Youth/Junior World Championships Biathlon 2015
IBU Youth/Junior World Championships Biathlon 2015 in Raubichi ends The IBU Youth/Junior World Championships Biathlon 2015 ended in Raubichi. Russia are second to none in the medal count, while Belarus managed to move up to fifth place, with a total of two gold medals.   The main star of Belarus is of course Darya Blashko, maybe she will become a second Darya Domracheva. Belarusian juniors were not tasked with winning medals but they did. The triple of Anastasia Kunets, Tatiana Trifonova and Yevgeniya Yakovleva were ninth after the last race. France won the youth relay, while Russia and Germany rounded out the top three.
Belarusian biathlon fans at Raubichi
Belarus among top 5 nations at IBU Youth/Junior World Championships Biathlon 2015 The IBU Youth/Junior World Championships Biathlon 2015 says goodbye to fans. On February 24, Raubichi hosted the last two races.  Russia is the strongest nation of the tournament. Belarusian biathletes showed a good performance. They won two gold medals. The first gold was won by Daria Blashko in the sprint. The second one came after the relay race. Daria Blashko, Dinara Alimbekova and Anna Solo stepped on the top of the podium.
HC Dinamo Minsk score record high 100 points in KHL season HC Dinamo Minsk scored 100 points during the current KHL season, which is the team's record. But this season is full of surprises and records.  On February 22, Dinamo won against Dinamo Riga 1-0 and broke their club's season record. Ryan Vesce scored the only goal 11 second before the final buzzer. Dinamo Minsk will play the next game against Dinamo Moscow. The outcome of the match will decide with which team The Bison will meet in the playoff.
Belarusian table tennis player Vladimir Samsonov wins Qatar Open Championship
Belarusian table tennis player Vladimir Samsonov wins Qatar Open Championship Belarusian Vladimir Samsonov won the Qatar Table Tennis Open Championship, which is a competition of the World Tour series. In the singles final, Samsonov won against Germany's Dmitry Ovcharov. The score in sets is 11:9, 11:8, 15:13, 6:11 and 11:9. In the doubles, the Belarusian, together with Slovenian Bojan Tokič, was knocked out in the quarter-final.
Belarusian biathletes
Belarus 9th in women's junior relay at 2015 IBU Youth/Junior World Championships Biathlon The IBU Youth/Junior World Championships in Raubichi are almost coming to an end. Today on February 24, in the morning, the penultimate race was held, the relay, in which biathletes aged under 21 took part. Unfortunately, Belarusians did not make it to the podium but their result is not bad either.

23.02.2015

IBU Youth/Junior World Championships Biathlon 2015: Day 6 summary Good news came on 23 February from Raubichi where Belarusian youth women's biathlon team won World Championship gold. The trio of - Dinara Alimbekova, Anna Solo and Daria Blashko, finished the race in first place in brilliant style.  Belarus have won two gold medals at this championship. President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko congratulated the girls on the victory.
Belarus to host European Streetball Championship U18 in 2015
Belarus to host European Streetball Championship U18 in 2015 It used to be considered as a street fun game. It was a kind of  consolation for those who could not make it to the standard league, or those who are finishing their sports career. There are very few people who could name “3x3” professional basketball players. Over the last few years there has been some improvement in relation towards streetball on the part of the International and European Basketball Federation. Even the International Olympic Committee could not but notice the new interest of the public towards streetball.
Second gold for Belarus at Junior Biathlon World Championships 2015
Second gold for Belarus at Junior Biathlon World Championships 2015 Updated at 13.30 (Belarus time) On February 23, Raubichi hosts the penultimate day of the IBU Junior/Youth Biathlon World Championships 2015. Dinara Alimbekova, Anna Solo and Darya Blashko of Belarus came in first in the women's U19 relay to win gold medals. Dinara Alimbekova and Anna Solo started well and Darya Blashko did not let down the other members of the team winning her second medal of the tournament. Earlier, Darya Blashko was first in the U19 sprint.
Darya Blashko
IBU Youth/Junior World Championships Biathlon 2015: Highlights Tuesday, 17 February 2015 The championship started. In the morning Raubichi was full of training athletes: they gave trial runs to their skis and shot. Meanwhile, the coaches were making careful predictions. Alexander Syman, the senior coach of the Belarusian national youth biathlon team:This is the moment of truth for the youngsters. The opening ceremony this evening was grand and festive, though not pompous. It did not leave anyone indifferent. Wednesday, 18 February 2015
Raubichi 2015: Participants of IBU Youth/Junior World Championships Biathlon  about Belarus
Raubichi 2015: Participants of IBU Youth/Junior World Championships Biathlon about Belarus This week, Belarus hosted the first part of the IBU Youth/Junior World Championships Biathlon, with Belarus' first gold won by Daria Blashko. Dasha won gold in the 6km sprint. President Alexander Lukashenko congratulated the 19-year-old athlete on the victory. Spectators are trying to keep up with the athletes and on 21 February they set an attendance record. There were no free seats on the stands. The ski and biathlon complex Raubichi is hosting the world-class tournament immediately after the renovation.  ***

22.02.2015

Biathlon federation of Belarus, Japan ink cooperation agreement
Biathlon federation of Belarus, Japan ink cooperation agreement During the IBU Youth/Junior World Championships Biathlon 2015 in Raubichi, President of the Japan Federation of biathlon Hiroaki Ibe visited Belarus. On February 19, at the building of the National Olympic Committee, the biathlon federations of Belarus and Japan signed a cooperation agreement. It provides for the exchange of experience in the development of youth sport and the training of national teams.
Attendance record set February 21 at IBU Youth/Junior World Championships Biathlon 2015 Attendance record was set on February 21 at the IBU Youth/Junior World Championships Biathlon 2015. In the morning, the stands were full of supporters. Sunny weather, day off and, of course, brilliant performances of athletes contributed to such attendance.  Let's ask these Swiss athletes something. Raubichi is often called Belarusian Switzerland. Did you notice any similarity with the native landscape?
Dinamo Minsk overpower Jokerit 3:1 in KHL
Dinamo Minsk overpower Jokerit 3:1 in KHL Dinamo Minsk, who have not been showing their best hockey in recent games, have met with a possible opponent in the first round of the playoffs Jokerit.  Given four consecutive defeats, Lubomir Pokovic's Dinamo needed only a victory, which they eventually achieved - 3:1. This time Dinamo were with Jonathan Cheechoo and skipper Alexei Kalyuzhny.   Jokerit scored first but 15,000-seat Minsk Arena did not lose heart and continued to support their favorite team. It was due to Cheechoo and Kalyuzhny that Dinamo leveled the score.
IBU Youth/Junior World Championships Biathlon 2015 in Raubichi: Opinions of biathletes from Brazil, Italy and USA The IBU Youth/Junior World Championships Biathlon 2015 is underway in Raubichi near Minsk. It is being held brilliantly, not only from the point of view of the organizers. Belarusian athletes pleased their fans with first successful peforrmances. And many foreign participants are simply discovering Belarus. Tatiana Revisore reports. They are determined at the start and do not give up even after the finish line. They remain icy calm at the shooting range and do not hide emotions of a warm welcome.

20.02.2015

First gold for Belarus at IBU Youth/Junior World Championships Biathlon 2015 The IBU Youth/Junior World Championships Biathlon 2015 continues in Raubichi. On February 20, the women's youth sprint was held. Among the competitors were four representatives of Belarus. And it is our compatriot Daria Blashko who finished first. She stopped the clock after 16 minutes and 26.4 seconds. She shot clear. Julia Schweiger of Austria finished 5.5 seconds behind. Norwegian Ingrid Landmark Tandrevold was third. It is also worth noting that two representatives of Belarus were in the top six.

19.02.2015

Belarus' biathlete Viktor Krivko
Belarus' Viktor Krivko 6th in U21 individual at IBU Youth/Junior World Championships Biathlon 2015 Raubichi hosted day 2 of the IBU Youth/Junior World Championships Biathlon 2015 on February 19. In the morning, Ukrainian Yulia Zhuravok won the women's U21 individual.    The best Belarusian was only 21st. Viktor Krivko, the leader of the Belarus national U21 biathlon team, came to the finish line sixth. Not bad at all compared to the morning race. Maxim Vorobei became eighth. France's Aristide Begue won the men's event.  Russia's Alexander Dedyukhin came in second.
IBU Youth/Junior World Championships Biathlon 2015
IBU Youth/Junior World Championships Biathlon 2015: Second day of competition starts The second day of the IBU Youth/Junior World Championships Biathlon 2015 has started in Raubichi. The Belarusian biathletes have all chances to take revenge February 19. On the first day, the Belarusian biathletes did not get into the top three. Today, Raubichi hosts the U21 individual race. The length of the women's race is 12.5 km.  Four Belarusian athletes are taking part. These are Tatiana Trifonova, Anastasia Kunets, Yevgeniya Yakovleva and Svetlana Markovskaya.
Sambo
World Sambo Championship in Minsk: Summary The world of sambo teaches people to love: your parents, the coach and even your rivals. The main international Championships of the 2015 season are the European Championship, the World Championship and the First European Games. In Baku this year, sambo will be presented as equal to other Olympic sports. Sambo wrestlers deserve being called Olympic athletes for their superhuman will for victory. Andrey Kazuyonok, the champion in the 90 kg weight category, broke his arm on the carpet.

18.02.2015

IBU Youth/Junior World Championships Biathlon 2015: Belarus remains without medals on day 1  On February 18, Raubichi hosted the first day of the 2015 IBU Youth/Junior World Championships Biathlon. The winners of the U19 individual races were Russia's Kirill Streltsov and Anna Kryvonos from Ukraine. Currently, training sessions are underway at the stadium. The boy's U19 individual race has already taken place. Taking part in it were 89 athletes, including four biathletes from Belarus. The race was quite interesting but unfortunately, Team Belarus remained without medals on this day.
2015 Junior World Championships Biathlon
Ukrainian wins women's U19 individual at 2015 Junior World Championships Biathlon Ukraine's Anna Krivonos became the first champion of the 2015 Junior World Championships Biathlon. She won the women's U19 individual race on February 18. The individual U19 event among boys has begun.  Four biathletes out of 89 represent Belarus. Norway won silver, while Russia claimed bronze.  
Anatoly Stromsky
Secretary General of the Belarusian Biathlon Federation, Anatoly Stromsky on 2015 IBU Youth/Junior World Championships Biathlon Secretary General of the Belarusian Biathlon Federation, Anatoly Stromsky, gives interview to the CTV channel on the 2015 IBU Youth/Junior World Championships Biathlon. Anatoly, is our team ready, are skis waxed and guns adjusted? Yes, our team is ready: they have just finished the last stage of their training. The service team, which will wax the skis, is on its way to Raubichi. How many medals are our athletes going to win?
IBU Youth/Junior World Championships Biathlon 2015
IBU Youth/Junior World Championships Biathlon 2015: First medals being contested First medals are being contested at the IBU Youth/Junior World Championships Biathlon 2015. The competition opened in Raubichi ski complex with the girls' individual race. All in all, the championships feature 20 Belarusian athletes. Almost 40 nations are partaking in the competitions. The race has already begun. Some 94 U19 athletes are taking part in the race on February 18. Among them are four Belarusian biathletes.
IBU Youth/Junior World Championships Biathlon 2015 opening ceremony
IBU Youth/Junior World Championships Biathlon 2015 opening ceremony (photos) Belarus is hosting the IBU Youth/Junior World Championships Biathlon 2015. Despite the fact that all sports battles will unfold at Raubichi on 18 February, the official part took place in Minsk in State Flag Square. Flags of 37 participating countries were raised. Attending the ceremony were thousands of people. These were young biathletes, coaches, referees of international class, the audience, and general public as well as passers-by.
Belarus national futsal team
Belarus defeat Azerbaijan in futsal friendly The Belarus national futsal team held the first of two planned sparring matches against Azerbaijan.  It took place on February 17 in the Minsk sports complex "MAPID". Belarus overpowered Azerbaijan 2-1.
Lindsey Hading
American basketball player Lindsay Harding receives Belarusian passport The Belarus national women's basketball team received an unexpected gain. As it turned out, the issuance of passports to foreigners is a standard practice in Belarusian hockey. American Lindsey Harding has just acquired Belarusian citizenship. The 30-year-old playmaker, who earlier in played in the WNBA clubs, as well as in the Turkish Galatasaray, will be able to join the team of coach Anatoly Buyalsky already at the upcoming European Championships in June. There, Belarus will take on group B opponents Poland, Turkey, Italy and Greece.

17.02.2015

Natalia Breus, CTV correspondent
IBU Youth/Junior World Championships Biathlon 2015 opening ceremony about to begin The most anticipated event of these days: Belarus hosts the IBU Youth/Junior World Championships Biathlon 2015.  The official opening ceremony is about to begin at the very heart of Minsk - in Gosudarstvennogo Flaga Square (State Flag Square). Natalia Breus, our correnspondent, is there.
French junior biathlon team
IBU Youth/Junior World Championships Biathlon 2015: Participants about competition (+schedule) In Raubichi, tomorrow, on February 18, there will start the will start the IBU Youth/Junior World Championships Biathlon 2015. Biathletes have tested snow and the track today. Today, the German skiers first tested Belarusian snow. The official training was held in Raubichi.  Sofia Schneider, a member of the junior team in biathlon (Germany):Good snow, good tracks, a bit tough, but that's what I like. And I like the hotel and staff. This is my first time in Belarus. But I really wanted to know more about your country.
Belarusian trampolinists Anna Gorchenok and Vladislav Goncharov
Belarusian trampolinists Anna Gorchenok and Vladislav Goncharov Young people won the European Championship and became the bronze medalists in the solo Olympic program. There are some examples of successful duos in sport. The gymnast Lyudmila Turishcheva and the athlete Valery Borzov, biathletes Liv Grete and Raphaël Poirée were all equally successful. Belarusian sport also has some examples: throwers Igor Astapkovich and Irina Yatchenko, pentathletes Mikhail and Anastasia Prokopenko.
Bosnian biathlete
Raubichi hosts final training session before start of IBU Youth/Junior World Championships Biathlon 2015 Raubichi are ready for the start of the IBU Youth/Junior World Championships Biathlon 2015. Athletes are put in almost ideal conditions. The final training sessions were held on February 17. The biathletes have noted a high quality of the track and the entire complex. Additional roller tracks have appeared after the renovation and Raubichi now boasts a unique indoor shooting range. Some 37 national teams will take part in the competition.
Svetlana Timoshenko
Is sambo attractive for women? How does it help them in life? The number of men and women in a gym is almost the same. But these women can hardly be called “the weaker sex”. They give a head start to any of us! They are real fighters; they are strong and ready to win. At the same time they are women… That’s why they can overtake the rival not only by strength but by natural beauty.
How do red flags, waxing rooms and cameras help biathletes? Analyzing center, waxing room, red flags and numerous cameras. This is how TV audience sees a biathlon competition – maximum information, lots of cameras and every detail on the screen. Captions throughout the distance allow us to watch every breath of an athlete. However, there are many ordinary things are hidden from our eyes. What we don’t see is kilometers of wires, through which information flows including about athletes’ results at shooting ranges.
Junior biathlete from France: Belarus has an excellent track, better than that in Austria! On February 17, the IBU Youth/Junior World Championships Biathlon 2015 officially open in Belarus' Raubichi. More than 600 athletes from 37 countries have already arrived in Minsk. This is the first time Belarus has hosted a competition of such a high level. On the eve of the official start, shooting skiers shared first impressions. Teams from Austria, Germany, Sweden and Canada landed in the Belarusian capital on February 15. Young athletes were preparing intensively for the races. 
IBU Youth/Junior World Championships Biathlon 2015 opening ceremony due at National Flag Square in Minsk on February 17
IBU Youth/Junior World Championships Biathlon 2015 opening ceremony due at National Flag Square in Minsk on February 17 The IBU Youth/Junior World Championships Biathlon 2015 starts in Belarus. In the morning and afternoon, athletes held official training sessions in Raubichi and the official opening of the tournament will be held in the evening at the State Flag Square. The organizers promise to surprise fans and participants of the championship with a bright light show. The renovated Raubichi ski complex will be the venue for the tournament.

16.02.2015

Dinara Alimbekova
Promising Belarusian biathlete Dinara Alimbekova on Raubichi's updated track Dinara Alimbekova, a member of the Belarusian junior national biathlon team shows the CTV correspondent the updated ski track in Raubichi and holds a mini-master class.  For those who have never stood on skis. Dinara Alimbekova:The left leg - the right hand. One-two, three-four...
Raubichi
Raubichi ski complex: History The sports complex derives its name from a local village. Once man with an ancient name Rouba lived here, while his children and grandchildren were called roubichi (belonging to the Rouba family), the village entered the annals with this very name.  When in the Soviet years, the authorities were looking for a place for the World Cup Biathlon, Raubichi proved to be better than other venues, including the Belarusian Logoysk. Suitable climate, the wind rose, and location near both the capital and the airport.
Alexander Syman, senior coach of Belarus U21 national biathlon team
IBU Youth/Junior World Championships Biathlon 2015: Belarusian medal hopefuls Only a few days are left prior to the IBU Youth/Junior World Championships Biathlon 2015 in Minsk. About 700 athletes from more than 40 countries are expected to step on the Belarusian trail. Our country will be represented by 20 athletes. She used to dance and play the piano until something knocked into her life. Something that is her life today. Living in Chausy, eleven-year-old Dinara Alimbekova excelled in running, then she started skiing and shooting. After years of training, the shooting skier is one of the most promising sportswomen of the Belarusian national youth team.
Germany, Austria arrive in Belarus for IBU Youth/Junior World Championships Biathlon
Germany, Austria arrive in Belarus for IBU Youth/Junior World Championships Biathlon The 2015 IBU Youth/Junior World Championships Biathlon will begin in Belarus on 17 February. This will be the first such event in our country. Participants in this tournament are coming to Minsk. Yesterday Austria, Germany, Sweden, Belgium and Canada arrived in Minsk. For many young athletes this World Championships, this is a real test of strength and readiness for senior level.

15.02.2015

After Indoor Hockey World Cup 2015: Belarus national team
After Indoor Hockey World Cup 2015: Belarus national team The first Indoor Hockey World Cup was held Leipzig in 2003. Germans were the first to train indoors in winter when the field hockey season is over.  Later, indoor hockey became a new sport. In 2003, the Belarus women’s national indoor hockey team captain, Olga Shintar, back then, a 19 year old girl, participated in the first World Cup.
Raubichi
IBU Youth/Junior Biathlon World Championships kick off in Belarus February 17 In a couple of days, Belarus will host the IBU Youth/Junior Biathlon World Championships. This will be the first time our country has hosted such biathlon major competitions. The Belarusian capital is already hosting their participants.  On February 14, teams from the USA, Italy, Canada and Australia arrived at the Minsk airport. The biathletes shared impressions with our crew.
President's hockey team beat rivals from Mogilev region 14:8
President's hockey team beat rivals from Mogilev region 14:8 The Belarus President's ice hockey team overpowered the rivals from the Mogilev region 14:8. The meeting was held on February 14 at the ice arena of the city of Gorki. The game was remarkable by its dynamism and excitement. The National Ice Hockey Amateur Championship for the prizes of the Presidential Sports Club is one of the most significant events among sports fans in Belarus. The high status and level of tournament is not only due to the personal participation of the head of state.
Belarus' President visits renovated Raubichi ski complex
Belarus' President visits renovated Raubichi ski complex "Business card of Belarusian sport" at the highest international standards. On February 13, Alexander Lukashenko visited the Raubichi ski complex and familiarized himself with the renewed Olympic training center for winter sports.
Darya Domracheva
Darya Domracheva moves to first place in IBU Biathlon World Cup standings Darya Domracheva moved into first place in the overall standings of the World Cup Biathlon! A significant and long-awaited event for all Belarusians happened on February 14 in Holmenkollen, Norway, where Daria won the women's sprint race in brilliant style. Domracheva did not allow a mistake during the race, while her main rival, Kaisa Mäkäräinen from Finland, missed three times and in the end turned out to be far below the top three winners. This was a key point in the distribution of places in the overall World Cup table.  
Sambo
Belarusian sambo wrestlers win team event at World Cup in Minsk The 19th open championship of Belarus in sambo for the prizes of the President of the Republic of Belarus has finished. More than 200 athletes from 18 countries competed on the Minsk Sports Palace carpet. For the first time, taking part in the tournament were also women, as well as representatives of combat sambo. Belarusians can boast 13 gold medals in 2015.

12.02.2015

Raubichi
Raubichi gearing up for IBU Youth/Junior World Championships The National Winter Olympic Training Center Raubichi is very popular. Not long ago, young freestylers competed there. The next step is the IBU Youth/Junior Biathlon World Championships. Senior ski acrobats will follow them. The upcoming event will be a good test for the renovated complex. But the organizers have no doubt that everything will be all right.
Darya Domracheva
Domracheva second in women's 15K individual at Biathlon World Cup in Norway The eighth stage of the Biathlon World Cup started with the women's 15 km individual race in Holmenkollen, Norway. Four Belarusians were among its participants. Darya Domracheva, three-time Olympic champion, won silver. Domracheva made one mistake in shooting. Her arch rival in the fight for the Big Crystal Globe Kaisa Mäkäräinen won the race. It is notable that the Finnish biathlete for the first time in her career demonstrated flawless shooting in this discipline. Czech Veronika Vítková came in third.
Nika Shytkouskaya
Belarusian tennis player Nika Shytkouskaya: I would like to be in top 100 of the world Nika Shytkouskaya, the girls’ U16 Belarusian Tennis Championship, vice champion of the Republic of Belarus:My father Sergei Shytkouski is a famous Belarusian ice hockey player. That’s how it is in our family: sport is life. My mother used to play handball. I have a younger brother; he wants to play ice hockey too. In my childhood, I played different kinds of sports. But now I know for sure tennis is my whole life.
13th Tournament in memory of Nikolai Genov held in Novopolotsk In Novopolotsk, which is rightfully considered to be the mecca of Belarusian water skiing, the 13th tournament in the memory of Nikolai Genov was held. It is with his help that the water skiing became the symbol of the city. This year, apart from Belarusian sportsmen, guests from Russia and Poland took part in the competition. The results were quite predictable. Most of the medals were won by sportsmen from Novopolotsk. In the 15-year-old category, Irina Hukhriakova and Kirill Lapkovski were the leaders.
Results of men’s competition of Belarusian National Basketball Championship, 10 February
Results of men’s competition of Belarusian National Basketball Championship, 10 February On February 10, matches of men’s basketball championship were held in Minsk, Vitebsk and Gomel. Yaroslav Pisarenko will present us the details of the meeting in Minsk. After Belarusian State University (BSU) students’ have had their PE class, in just the same sport sporting complex “Universitetski” (Varsity), there starts the Belarusian National Basketball Championship. The varsity team of the BSU hosts the leader of the Championship – the team Grodno-93. There are not many spectators on the stands.
Belarusbank Belarusian Football Championship draw
2015 Belarusian Football Championship draw made The calendar of matches of the Belarusbank Belarusian Football Championship was announced. The competition is due to start on April 10. The draw held on 10 February has made clear the tournament path of all the 14 teams in the highest league. The reigning champion – BATE Borisov are going to host in round 1 FC Mozyr, who are returning to the highest league this year. The silver medalist 2014 – Dynamo Minsk starts the season with the meeting in Grodno with the local team FC Neman.

11.02.2015

Dinamo Minsk defeated by Chelyabinsk’s Traktor 2:4 in KHL On February 9, in another match of the regular Kontinental Hockey League’s season, Dinamo Minsk was defeated by Chelyabinsk’s Traktor 2:4. One could think that Belarusians should know how to cope with a tractor. However, maybe because half of Dinamo hockey players are international, or because The ‘Bison’ have already booked their place in the Gagarin Cup playoff in the previous game against Yugra, the team did not manage to spoil the evening for their rivals from Chelyabinsk.
Alexander Zgirovsky, Belarus’ young tennis star
Alexander Zgirovsky, Belarus’ young tennis star Alexander Zgirovsky is a multiple winner of the Belarus tennis championship. Yet he is 14 year old. He believes that in the country of Victoria Azarenka and Max Mirnyi, he can become a renowned sportsman. On 6 February, there started the first qualification round of the Tennis Europe Winter Cup. Alexander believes he has a chance to win the tournament. Alexander Zgirovsky has already won international tournaments. He is Europe’s No.3 in the U14 category in tennis.

10.02.2015

Andrei Korshunov
HC Neman Grodno captain Andrey Korshunov Andrey Korshunov is the player of January, according to the “Goryachi Led” (Hot Ice) television program. Last month, he became one of the main factors for the Grodno club’s success in the IIHF Continental Cup. Korshunov was named the best defenceman, as well as the top goalscorer in the Super Final. He has everything for a typical ice hockey hero: a captain’s stripe, lack of a foretooth and, of course, a huge army of fans. Andrey has always wanted to play for his hometown ice hockey club Neman Grodno. The dream came true.
Belarus' National Olympic Committee
Maxim Ryzhenkov: Belarus seeks to be among the countries fighting against doping in sport Belarus seeks to be among the countries fighting against doping in sport. It was announced on February 5th by First Vice President of the National Olympic Committee (NOC) Maxim Ryzhenkov during the meeting with the delegation of representatives of the Council of Europe, who arrived in Belarus to review the national anti-doping policy. The Belarusian side provided the foreign committee with a number of documents illustrating the detailed operation scheme of the NOC, as well as plans for the future.

09.02.2015

Belarus national tennis team
Belarusian women's tennis team: Four wins in Fed Cup's Group 1 Euro-African zone Four matches - four confident victories. Such is the result of the Belarusian women's national tennis team matches in the first Euro-African zone of the Fed Cup. Now our girls have got the right to compete for a place in World Group 2. A day ago, the Belarusian team returned from Budapest and were received with applause at the airport. The girls looked tired but were still willing to share their experiences.
European Rhythmic Gymnastics Championship 2015 draw made
European Rhythmic Gymnastics Championship 2015 draw made On February 6, the National Olympic Committee, to the sounds of the violin, hosted a draw for the 2015 European Championships in Rhythmic Gymnastics. The Belarusian athlete will perform in Group A in the singles event. The draw has determined that she will come on the carpet ninth. In the group exercises, the Belarusian team will perform second. Nevertheless, the head coach of the Belarusian national rhythmic gymnastics team believes that the key to success lies in another thing.
Belarus national ice hockey team at a tournament in Denmark
Belarus win over France 2:1, conclude Metal Euro Ice Hockey Challenge The Belarusian national ice hockey team finished the tournament Metal Euro Ice Hockey Challenge in Denmark with a victory.  In the final match against France, Belarus won 2:1, with Dostanko and Kolosov hitting the target. Earlier in Copenhagen, the Belarusians lost twice. First to Norwegians 2:5 and then to hosts Danes in overtime 1:2.
HC Dinamo Minsk secures early Gagarin Cup playoff berth
HC Dinamo Minsk secures early Gagarin Cup playoff berth The Belarusian club Dinamo Minsk have secured at least a place in the Gagarin Cup playoffs. The Bison became unattainable for competitors on February 7 after defeating Ugra 3:1 in the Kontinental Hockey League. After two periods the game was level: Linglet opened the scoring but Gusev replied. In the third period, the Minsk club managed to put pressure and netted twice. Linglet and then Allison made it 3:1 to make it the most important victory of Dinamo.

08.02.2015

Alexander Lukashenko watching the show with son Nikolai
Alexander Lukashenko attends festivities in honor of Sochi Olympics anniversary On February 7, Sochi hosted celebrations in honor of the anniversary of the opening of the Winter Olympic Games 2014. The ceremony was attended by Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko, who came with his youngest son Nikolai at the invitation of Russian President Vladimir Putin. During the big show in the center South Sports, viewers were once again shown the brightest moments of the Olympics. It is at the Sochi Olympics when Belarusian athletes showed the best results in the country's sovereign history. Belarus won five gold and one bronze medal.
Darya Domracheva
Domracheva victorious in Nove Mesto pursuit at Biathlon World Cup Darya Domracheva is again second to none. This time, the leader of the Belarusian national team, in a tense ending, left all formidable rivals behind and won the women's pursuit in the Czech Republic's Nove Mesto. This medal was the first for Darya at the 7th World Cup in Nove Mesto and the third in the pursuit races of the 2014/15 season. With this victory, Domracheva, who is the best biathlete of Belarus, and bears the Hero of Belarus title, has approached the World Cup leader - Finland's Kaisa Mäkäräinen - in the overall standings.
Belarus national indoor hockey team
Belarus to compete for 7th place at Women's Indoor Hockey World Championships The women's national indoor hockey team of Belarus are not showing their best performance in the playoffs of the Indoor Hockey World Championship in Germany.  After getting into the top eight teams in the world, Belarus seemed to hit a rough patch. In the fight for the semi-finals Belarus suffered a humiliating defeat at Austria on shootouts. In addition, the team lost one of the main scorers Yulia Mikheychik. The match against Poland in the tournament for fifth-eighth places was the second meeting of these teams during the current championship. 
Domracheva 4th in sprint at World Cup in Nove Mesto
Domracheva 4th in sprint at World Cup in Nove Mesto After the victory in the sprint at the last World Cup in Antholz, Belarusian biathlete Darya Domracheva became the leader in the personal 7.5 km races. So in the Czech Nove Mesto, the Belarusian started in red bib, which explicitly indicated Dasha's serious ambitions in the 7 February sprint.
Belarusian tennis players
Belarusian tennis players into Fed Cup World Group II playoffs The national tennis team of Belarus will play in the playoff for the right to enter the World Group II of the Fed Cup. On February 7, in Hungary, the Belarusian tennis players had a decisive match of the first group of the Euro-African zone. Belarus met team GB and needed only a win. And our girls achieved it. First, Olga Govortsova defeated Johanna Konta 6:0, 6:1. And then Victoria Azarenka, also in two sets, prevailed over Heather Watson 6:4, 6:1. The Belarusians will find out their playoff opponents on 8 February, after the end of the matches in World Group II.

05.02.2015

Belarus U21
Belarus U21 finds out Euro 2017 qualifying opponents The Belarus U21, who have recently returned from the Commonwealth Cup with bronze medals, are getting ready for new challenges. On February 5, Switzerland's Nyon hosted a draw for the Euro 2017 qualifying.  Belarus will face the Netherlands, Slovakia, Turkey and Cyprus in their group. Manager Igor Kovalevich's charges will hold their first game on September 6 at home against Slovakia.
Belarus defeat South Africa 11:0, lose to Netherlands 1:8 at Indoor Hockey World Championships
Belarus defeat South Africa 11:0, lose to Netherlands 1:8 at Indoor Hockey World Championships About an hour ago, the Belarusian women's indoor hockey team completed its match at the World Championships in Leipzig, Germany.  Belarus lost to the Netherlands 1:8. But the morning game against South Africa was much more optimistic. Belarus snatched a confident 11:0 win.
Brest Meshkov
Meshkov Brest lose to Macedonia's Vardar in SEHA League HC Meshkov Brest have suffered a fourth defeat in a match of the Southeast Handball Association (SEHA League). Most of the first half of the away match against Macedonian Vardar Brest handball players were in the lead, having gone to the break with a tie - 13:13. Vardar were behind at the end of the game but eventually celebrated a 28:25 victory. Vardar, in seven home games of the this SEHA League season won seven victories. In the game of the first round, Brest Meshkov managed to beat Vardar in Brest 30:22.
Belarus national ice hockey team
Belarus national ice hockey team travel to Denmark to international tournament The Belarusian national ice hockey team traveled to Denmark to an international tournament, where they will meet with the hosts as well as Norway and France. The Belarus squad was approved only on February 4 after the final training session.  Some 24 players, including three goalies, headed for Denmark. Dave Lewis, Belarus head coach, said that the purpose of the training session was to identify the players who could replace the athletes from the first team. Lewis added that he could not name particular names because these players need to be tested in action.
Belarus women's indoor hockey team beat Kazakhstan at World Championship 2015
Belarus women's indoor hockey team beat Kazakhstan at World Championship 2015 In Leipzig, Germany, the World Championships in Indoor Hockey have started. The women's team of Belarus is one of the favorites to win the tournament. Belarus spent two matches - against Kazakhstan and Poland.

04.02.2015

Brest Meshkov to meet FYR Macedonia's Vardar in SEHA-League
Brest Meshkov to meet FYR Macedonia's Vardar in SEHA-League After the break caused by the World Handball Championship in Qatar the European club competitions are to resume. Today, the handball team Meshkov Brest will hold the first of the two away games. They will meet Macedonian Vardar in Skopje.  In the game of the first round of the SEHA League, Belarus' champions from Brest outplayed the Macedonian side 30:22. 
Belarus starts in Fed Cup against Georgia
Belarus starts in Fed Cup against Georgia The women's tennis team of Belarus has started today their matches of the 1st group of Euro-African zone of the Fed Cup in Budapest. In the first match of the preliminary Group C Belarusians play against Georgia.
Belarus women's indoor hockey team in Leipzig: Training session on February 3 The women's indoor hockey team of Belarus is preparing to start at the World Cup. On February 4, Leipzig hosts the first day of the planetary forum, and the Belarus team will be without exaggeration one of the tournament favorites. The CTV Sport correspondent Svetlana Sirotko visited the training camp.

03.02.2015

2015 European Rowing Indoor Championships
Belarusians scoop two awards at 2015 European Rowing Indoor Championships The Polish city of Szczecin played host to the 2015 European Rowing Indoor Championships. Athletes competed using Concept rowing machines. The competition was attended by representatives of 11 countries. Belarusian athletes won two medals. Paralympian Dmitry Ryshkevich scooped gold, while bronze went to Stanislav Scherbachenya.
Belarus national ice hockey team preparing for Metal Euro Ice Hockey Challenge
Belarus national ice hockey team preparing for Metal Euro Ice Hockey Challenge The Belarusian national ice hockey team began on February 2 a training session ahead of the match of the international tournament Metal Euro Ice Hockey Challenge.  Head coach Dave Lewis has at his disposal players representing the Belarusian national championship as well as HC Dinamo Minsk.
Dmitry Daschinsky
Dmitry Daschinsky: Change of generations in Belarusian freestyle going smoothly Two-time Olympic medalist in freestyle Dmitry Daschinsky answered the questions of the CTV's program Sports Week. Freestyle. At the World Cup, which was held this weekend, the updated team of Belarus did not go unrewarded. Little-known Alexandra Romanovskaya won gold. The sportswoman is only 18. On the last day, the Belarusians were second in a fairly new discipline - the team competition. Anna Guskova, Stanislav Gladchenko and Denis Osipov won the places on the podium. But that's not all. At the recent World Cup, Maksim Gustik won silver.

02.02.2015

Belarusian Ilya Chergeyko wins international shooting tournament In Munich, there has completed the traditional shooting tournament IWK Hochbrueck 2015. Athletes from Belarus have shown good results.  Ilya Chergeyko and Vitaly Bubnovich took the top two steps of the podium in the air rifle shooting at a distance of 10m, while Yevgeny Zaichik won silver of the pistol tournament.
Svetlana Boginskaya
Belarus' Olympic champion in gymnastics Svetlana Boginskaya As far as we know, you don’t visit Belarus so often. What made you come this time? My mother, brother and nephew live here. I haven’t been in Belarus for 15 years, so I’m glad to be here. The thing is that after my first child Ania was born 14 years ago, I got a fear of flying and every time I experience light turbulence, I think about how much I want to see my children growing up, getting married, having their babies and so on.
Belarusian team second at Freestyle Ski World Cup in USA
Belarusian team second at Freestyle Ski World Cup in USA The Freestyle Ski World Cup in USA's Lake Placid has ended. On the final day of the tournament, Belarus won another medal. Stanislav Gladchenko, Anna Guskova and Denis Osipov won silver in the team competition. They lost only to Chinese skiers, who won gold. Russia scooped bronze. At these competitions, our freestylers were in the new line-up. Olympic champion Anton Kushnir is recovering from injury. Two more Olympic champions Alla Tsuper and Alexei Grishin as well as Olympic medalist Dmitry Daschinsky finished their career.
Basketball match
Tsmokі Mіnsk beat Samara's Krasnyye Krylya in VTB United League The Belarusian basketball club Tsmokі Minsk has celebrated a victory in the match of the VTB United League against Samara's Krasnyye Krylya. The Samarians pretty quickly took the lead. But the Belarusian side not only restored the parity but also increased the lead to 15 points by the end of the first half. However, even given such a handicap, the home crowd knew that was not the end and it was not yet the time to relax. In a duel of these opponents in the first round, the Minsk side squandered such an advantage in only one quarter.

31.01.2015

Belarusian Aliaksandra Ramanouskaya wins aerials event at FIS World Cup in USA 18-year-old Belarusian freestyle skier Alexandra Romanovskaya surprised the entire sports world sensationally winning the ladies' aerials event at the FIS World Cup in Lake Placid, USA. Anna Guskova was also among the top ten athletes at that World Cup. This season, the Belarusian team squad has been updated. Victors of the latest Olympics Alla Tsuper, Alexei Grishin and Dmitri Daschinsky finished their sporting career while Anton Kushnir is recovering from injuries.

29.01.2015

FIBA ​​sporting director Kosta Iliev
FIBA ​​sporting director Kosta Iliev: Belarus wants to hold top basketball tournaments Belarus lays claims to the holding of top basketball tournaments. And the country has respective capabilities.  This opinion was expressed by FIBA ​​Kosta Iliev during the two-day visit to Minsk.

28.01.2015

Alexander Gagiyev, First Deputy Minister of Sports and Tourism of the Republic of Belarus
Free visas for IBU Youth/Junior World Championships participants Participants of the IBU Youth/Junior World Championships will receive free visas. This was stated by First Deputy Sports and Tourism of Belarus Alexander Gagiyev January 28. In 2015, it is the second contest which participants receive such a bonus. The first was the Christmas Amateur Ice Hockey Tournament for the prize of the President. Belarus hosts the IBU Youth/Junior World Championships already in mid-February. The competition will take place in the renovated Raubichi ski complex. Spectators will be able to watch the race from the stands or stand also along the track. 
Belarus to host AMF Futsal Men's World Cup
Belarus to host AMF Futsal Men's World Cup The AMF Futsal Men's World Cup will become one of the thirty top tournaments that Belarus will host in 2015. In football, Belarus is not so strong as it futsal. In the latter sport’s rankings, Belarus is among the top 5 nations of the world. The AMF Futsal Men's World Cup will be held from 17 to 25 April. Five towns will host the tournament: Minsk, Brest, Pinsk, Borisov and Molodechno. A draw for the tournament was held in the shopping mall Stolitsa on January 27. Belarus were in group A, which will be based in Minsk.
Belarus at 2015 World Men's Handball Championship
Belarus 18th at 2015 World Men's Handball Championship The Belarus men's handball team finished the World Championship in Qatar in 18th place.  The last battle against the Czech Republic was very stubborn - and the teams drew the two halves 28:28.   The Czechs were very close to snatching victory at the end. After their shot, the ball crossed the line but it was already after the final siren. But, as it turned out, for the Belarusians, it was only a postponement of defeat.

27.01.2015

BC Tsmokі Mіnsk v Nizhny Novgorod
BC Tsmokі Mіnsk lose to Nizhny Novgorod 79:93 in VTB United League The men's basketball club Tsmokі Minsk played another match in the VTB United League. The Dragons were visited by the best player of Belarus Artyom Parakhovsky and his club Nizhny Novgorod. The Russian club is one of the 16 strongest in Europe. The Minsk side, who are bottom of the VTB League table, fought hard against Nizhny Novgorod but succumbed to a 79:93 defeat. Tsmoki’s Stanley Burrell became one of the best players of the game. He picked up 18 points. Artyom Parakhovsky did not feel at home playing for the Russian side in Belarus and scored only three points.

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