Latvian ice hockey legend Sandis Ozoliņš will take charge of Dinamo Riga as head coach.
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.
Latvia and Belarus will host the 2021 World Ice Hockey Championships, beating Finland to the honor, the International Ice Hockey Federation said May 19.
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.
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 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.
Latvia's national ice hockey team made it three wins from three May 9 at the world ice hockey championships in Germany.
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.
Latvia's hokey team got their world championship campaign off to a super start by chalking up a 3:0 win over Denmark.
This year a record five Latvian players might become candidates for the NBA draft on June 23, reported Latvian Radio on May 2.
Latvia's superstar basketball player, Kristaps Porziņģis, proved he's a patriot at heart April 24 by confirming his availability for the national team.
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.
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.
Boxer Mairis Briedis plans on opening a boxing school at the Rīga sports center named after Latvia's NBA star Kristaps Porziņģis.
The young and talented Latvian weightlifter Rebeka Koha won the silver medal at this year's European Weightlifting Championships in Croatia's Split on Monday, reported LETA.
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.
After Tuesday's humiliating loss to Georgia in a friendly match, the head coach of the Latvian national football team Marians Pahars has handed in his resignation, which the Latvian Football Federation has accepted.
One of Latvia's hardest-wring athletes turned in a sensational performance March 19 to win a silver medal for his country.
Latvia's skeleton hero Martins Dukurs on Friday won gold at the Pyeongchang World Cup event, beating 2nd place Yun Sungbin by a nerve-wracking 0.01 seconds and scoring his 8th World Cup title. His brother Tomass finished third.
Latvia's Martins Dukurs became world skeleton champion for the fifth time on February 26, an unprecedented achievement in the sliding sport.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Latvia's skeleton her, Martins Dukurs, recorded his second victory in a week January 20 as he seeks yet more silverware for his trophy cabinet.
Military personnel from the Baltic states and beyond have been competing against each other at the Baltic Military Winter Games in Latvia.
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.
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.
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.