Arina Sobolenko (ranked 142nd in the world) beat Michaella Krajicek (World No.253) 7-6 (7-5), 6-4 to secure Belarus' overall win against the Netherlands in the Fed Cup World Group quarterfinal on 12 February.
The Belarusian biathlete kicked off 27th, almost a minute and a half behind Sprint gold medalist Gabriela Koukalova of Czech Republic. Darya Domracheva, however, showed perfect skiing skills and cleaned all the four shooting ranges.
On 13 November Belarus lost its 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier against Bulgaria (89th in the FIFA rankings) 0-1. Belarus scored only two out of 12 points at the start of its 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying campaign.