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Dutch not favourites against struggling Germany: Virgil van Dijk

The Dutch beat the Germans 3-0 at home last October and came from behind with two late goals to force a 2-2 draw away in Gelsenkirchen one month later to win a place in the Nations League finals.

Mar 23, 2019, 17:19 PM IST

Memphis Depay double leads Netherlands to easy 4-0 win over Belarus

The home side were ahead inside 50 seconds as Igor Shitov’s risky back-pass was latched on to by Depay and his shot trickled into the net off the post.

Mar 22, 2019, 08:56 AM IST

Fed Cup: Australia's Ashleigh Barty savours 'best feeling' after downing US

Barty beat Madison Keys and Sofia Kenin in the singles before teaming up with Priscilla Hon in the decisive doubles tie to seal a tense 3-2 win in Asheville

Feb 11, 2019, 11:57 AM IST

Belarus leader Alexander Lukashenko fumes after skier Anton Kushnir failed to qualify for Olympic final

Belarus leader Alexander Lukashenko on Sunday accused judges of unfairly "throwing out" skier Anton Kushnir from the Olympic final, after rousing the country`s diplomats the night before to get them to complain to the IOC.

Feb 18, 2018, 20:12 PM IST

Australian Open: Victoria Azarenka handed wildcard, amidst custody battle

Tournament director Craig Tiley said every assistance would be provided to the former Belarus world number one so she can compete at the Melbourne event where she has achieved her greatest success.

Dec 13, 2017, 16:46 PM IST

United States edge Belarus to claim 18th Fed Cup

The United States claimed their first Fed Cup title for 17 years as Shelby Rogers and CoCo Vandeweghe beat Belarus pair Aryna Sabalenka and Aliaksandra Sasnovich in a deciding doubles rubber in the final on Sunday.

Nov 13, 2017, 09:03 AM IST

USA hope to end 17-year wait since last Fed Cup title

The United States aim to end their longest Fed Cup title drought when they meet a Belarus team missing former world number one and two-time Australian Open champion Victoria Azarenka in this weekend's final.

Nov 09, 2017, 11:41 AM IST

Victoria Azarenka to miss Belarus' Fed Cup final with USA

The two-time Australian Open winner has been locked in a custody battle over her baby son.

Nov 02, 2017, 09:04 AM IST

Russia launches war games on NATO`s eastern flank

Moscow says the drills will involve 12,700 troops, 70 aircraft, 250 tanks and 10 battleships testing their firepower against an imaginary foe close to borders with Poland and the Baltic States.

Sep 14, 2017, 14:05 PM IST

India, Belarus sign 10 pacts to expand cooperation

The prime minister said he and President Lukashenko reviewed the "architecture" of India-Belarus partnership and exchanged ideas to expand it.

Sep 12, 2017, 22:59 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi holds talks with Belarus Prez Lukashenko

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday held extensive talks with Belarus President AG Lukashenko to ramp up bilateral engagement in various areas, including defence, trade and investment.

Sep 12, 2017, 14:22 PM IST

NATO and Russia military chiefs to meet ahead of war games

NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg said on Wednesday that he saw no "imminent threat", but that the alliance would "monitor the activity closely".

Sep 07, 2017, 16:17 PM IST

First direct London-China train completes 12,000 km run

The first freight train to link China directly to the UK arrived in the eastern Chinese city of Yiwu Saturday after covering over 12,000-kilometres.

Apr 29, 2017, 08:49 AM IST

USA stun Czech Republic to set up Fed Cup final with Belarus

The US has an overall 150-38 record in the Fed Cup, which started in 1963, and a 42-8 match record in home ties.

Apr 24, 2017, 21:19 PM IST

Indian women's team completes Hockey Test series whitewash against Belarus

The first quarter went on to be an eventful one for the Indian team, as Gurjit Kaur successfully converted a penalty corner in the 15th minute to take her side 2-0 up against Belarus.

Mar 08, 2017, 16:51 PM IST

Asian champions India thrash Belarus 5-1 in women's Hockey Test

It was captain Deep Grace Ekka (57`) and Gurjit Kaur (60`) who came up with a fine penalty corner conversion to help India beat Belarus by a 5-1 margin.

Mar 03, 2017, 11:47 AM IST

Rio Controversy: Belarus delegate banned after carrying Russian flag at Paralympic opening ceremony

The man, identified by Russian media as Andrei Fomochkin, was hailed as a hero by both Russian and Belarusian officials.

Sep 08, 2016, 22:01 PM IST

Pakistani official visiting Belarus, Kazakhstan over NSG membership

A top Pakistani official on Tuesday began a five-day visit to Belarus and Kazakhstan for their support for Islamabad's membership of the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG), officials said.

Aug 23, 2016, 15:22 PM IST

Rio Olympics: Weightlifting body to ban Russia, Kazakhs, Belarus over doping

Weightlifting has long been afflicted by doping scandals and the IWF has undertaken a major crackdown on athletes using performance-enhancing drugs, often from former Soviet Union or Eastern Bloc countries.

Aug 17, 2016, 00:14 AM IST

PM Narendra Modi meets Belarus, Tajikistan leaders in Tashkent

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday held bilateral talks with Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko and Tajikistan President Emomali Rahmon on the sidelines of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) summit here.

Jun 24, 2016, 16:18 PM IST