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Porzingis explained - live from a field in Latvia!

Latvian basketball star Kristaps Porzingis is already a legend, but with his relationship with the New York Knicks apaprently hitting problems, help is needed to explain the Latvian mentality and predict what will happen next.

Thousands enjoy Riga marathon

The sun was out May 14 for thousands of runners to enjoy Riga's annual marathon, and a selection of shorter distances for those not competing in the full 42 km event.

Win versus USA slips though Latvian fingers

Latvia's ice hockey team threatened to claim another major scalp at the IIHF world championship tournament in Germany May 13, but a late rally by the Americans denied them victory.

Latvia's winning streak comes to an end

Latvia's three-game winning streak at the IIHF World Championships in Germany was ended May 11 by Sweden, but despite the loss the national team should remain upbeat about its chances of qualification for the latter stages of the tournament.

Two wins from two as hockey hopes grow

Latvia's hockey team produced one of the performances of the tournament so far May 7 to overpower Slovakia at the International Ice Hockey Federation world championships. 

Porziņģis puts country first

Latvia's superstar basketball player, Kristaps Porziņģis, proved he's a patriot at heart April 24 by confirming his availability for the national team.

Women chess players flock to Rīga

The 18th European Individual Women’s Chess Championship 2017 starts on April 10 in Rīga. A total 145 players will compete for the €75,000 prize fund in the competition concluding on April 22.

Latvia wants to jog your memory

If you see someone running in a bizarre, mazy manner in the park or schlepping through the city, crossing streets at apparently random points, don't worry - they are probably just celebrating Latvia's centenary.

Mairis Briedis - champion of the world!

Mairis Briedis has become Latvia's first ever world boxing champion. Briedis won the prestigious WBC and the IBO Cruiserweight titles with an outstanding display in Germany against local favorite Marco Huck.

Knicks beat Spurs in Latvian duel

On Sunday the New York Knicks beat San Antonio Spurs with 94:90 in what was the first NBA game to date with two Latvian players on the court.

Another Latvian bobsleigh win

In what's rapidly turning into a vintage season for Latvia's slider's the Latvian four-man bob piloted by Oskars Melbardis finished first at the Bobsleigh World Cup event in Innsbruck on February 5.

LTV to broadcast 2018, 2020 Olympics

On Wednesday LTV signed an agreement with Discovery Communications for broadcasting the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics and the 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympics, LTV told the press Wednesday.

Citing safety, Latvia withdraws from youth sports games in Turkey

Considering the emergency situation and unstable security situation in Turkey, the executive committee of the Latvian Olympic Committee (LOK) recalls Latvia's participation in the European Youth Olympic Winter Festival, LOK spokesman Martins Malmeisters said Friday.

Watch: Latvian bobsleighs in one-two finish

What is shaping up to be an exceptional season for Latvia in sliding sports continued January 22 with Latvian four-man bobsleigh teams securing historic first and second place finishes at the famous St Moritz track in Switzerland.    

Riga and Minsk want to become ice hockey capitals of 2021

Rīga and Minsk have made a joint bid to host the 2021 World Hockey Championships. The federation's top officials and Rīga mayor Nils Ušakovs departed for Minsk on Thursday to present the joint offer of the two cities, the Riga City Council said.

Dukurs brothers dominate European skeleton championships

Latvia's Martins Dukurs and Tomass Dukurs finished in overall first and second place in the Skeleton World Cup stage at the Winterberg track in Germany on January 14, which also served as this year's European Championships.

Luge team claims relay bronze

Latvian luge sliders Eliza Cauce, Arturs Darznieks, plus the Sics brothers, Andris and Juris, won bronze medals in the relay event at the European championship in Konigssee on January 6, reaching the podium for the fourth year in a row.