Latest Belarus Olympic Team News

Biathlon retirements mean new hopefuls take aim at Olympics

Jan. 10, 2022 10:29 AM EST

A flurry of retirements since the 2018 Winter Games left only a few athletes who will defend their Olympic biathlon titles, and the battle for gold will include a host of talented racers who have shown promise all season. Hanna Öberg of Sweden took gold in the women's 15-kilometer...

Belarus fines freestyle skiing world champ, campaigners say

Nov. 11, 2021 11:31 AM EST

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Freestyle skiing world champion Aliaksandra Ramanouskaya has been fined by a court in Belarus after being detained by authorities, the opposition campaign group Belarusian Sport Solidarity Foundation said Thursday. The BSSF said Ramanouskaya, the...