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's women turn on style to defeat Russia
Latvia’s top-ranked tennis players Aļona (Jelena) Ostapenko and Anastasija Sevastova secured victories in second-day matches of the Fed Cup on April 22, advancing Latvia to World Group II with a 3-1 win over four-time Fed Cup champions Russia.
Ostapenko finishes as runner-up in Miami Open
US Open champion Sloane Stephens won in straight sets 7-6 (7-5) 6-1 to win her first Miami Open title and while Ostapenko's game started well, her barnstorming style failed to pay off in the second set when Stevens gradually asserted control.
Speed skater breaks national record at Olympics
Latvian speed skater Roberts Zvejnieks on February 20 took second place in his run and qualified for the quarterfinals of the 500-meter men's short-track event in the 2018 Winter Olympics, reports LSM's Latvian-language service. 
Dukurs brothers miss out on Olympic medals
The Dukurs brother, Martins and Tomass, considered perhaps Latvia's best hopes for medals at the PyeongChang WInter Olympics, failed to make the podium Friday as mistakes cost them dear,