Ludmila Glazunova

Ludmila Glazunova

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Latvian Olympic Committee elects new president
Latvian Olympic Committee elects new president
Jānis Buks, president of the Latvian Volleyball Federation, was elected as president of the Latvian Olympic Committee (LOK) at the extraordinary General Assembly on Tuesday, July 11.
Champion weightlifter Koha quits sports career
Champion weightlifter Koha quits sports career
Latvian champion weightlifter Rebeka Koha, who recently announced her conversion to Islam, announced Wednesday that she is ending her athletic career, the Latvian Olympic Committee (LOK) said August 5.
Latvia wins first virtual hockey championship
Latvia wins first virtual hockey championship
Sunday, May 24, the vote of fans at the virtual world championship in hockey got a convincing 8:5 victory for Latvia, according to the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF).
Ostapenko through to 2nd round of Zhengzhou WTA
Ostapenko through to 2nd round of Zhengzhou WTA
Latvia's second women's tennis player Jeļena (also known as Aļona) Ostapenko on September 10 defeated China's Xiaodi You 6-3, 0-6, 6-2 in the opening round of the Zhengzhou WTA Premier series tennis tournament.
Fewer Latvians expected at 2018 ice hockey championship
Fewer Latvians expected at 2018 ice hockey championship
Each year, thousands of ice hockey fans from Latvia flock to the world championships to support their team in person. Nevertheless, this year fewer hockey enthusiasts than usual are expected to attend, instead following their team on TV screens, reports LSM's Latvian-language service.
Latvia ranks fourth in men's 1500 m speed skating
Latvia ranks fourth in men's 1500 m speed skating
Haralds Silovs, Latvia's sole speed skater at the 2018 Winter Olympics, ranked fourth in men's 1500 m speed skating on February 13. This is the best-ever achievement in the sport for the Baltic nation. 
Ostapenko stampedes on in Seoul
Ostapenko stampedes on in Seoul

On September 21 Latvia's top tennis player Jelena Ostapenko (WTA 10) beat Japan's Nao Hibino (WTA 72) to advance to the quarterfinals, organizers said. 

Ostapenko off to a winning start in Seoul
Ostapenko off to a winning start in Seoul

Latvia's top-ranking tennis player Jeļena Ostapenko (WTA 10) beat Sweden's Johanna Larsson 7-6(6), 6-1, in the first round of the Korea Open in Seoul.

Riga and Minsk want to become ice hockey capitals of 2021
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.

Latvian national hockey team gets new coach
Latvian national hockey team gets new coach

Canadian bench boss Bob Hartley has been signed as the coach of the national team on a one-year contract, the Latvian Ice Hockey Federation said Tuesday.

Samoilovs/Šmēdiņš eliminated from Rio
Samoilovs/Šmēdiņš eliminated from Rio

Latvian beach volleyball duo Aleksandrs Samoilovs and Jānis Šmēdiņš lost to Evandro Oliveira/Pedro Solberg Salgado (Brazil) in the decisive preliminary round game on the night to Thursday.