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Latvia's world hockey hopes ended by loss to Sweden
The Latvian national ice hockey team lost 0:1 to Sweden in the last round of the IIHF World Hockey Championships on Tuesday and said goodbye to their chances of reaching the quarterfinals in the process. 
What Latvians mean by 'I'm a roebuck'
On a rainy, muddy Saturday morning, 389 dormice, 300 squirrels, 707 hares, 360 roebucks, and 187 lynx gather around a hill. A folktale? A children's story? A dystopian novel? Not this time. It is only the Latvian legend of the roebuck.
Latvia and Finland mull joint bid for ice hockey world championships
Latvia and Finland are considering jointly organizing next year's Ice Hockey World Championships, which have been stripped from Russia, the president of the Latvian Ice Hockey Federation Aigars Kalvītis told Latvian Television May 9, the LETA newswire reports.
Latvian athletes banned from competing in Russia, Belarus
On Thursday, April 28, the Saeima supported amendments to the Sports Law, which provides for a ban on sports teams, athletes, and sports workers participating in competitions and championships in Russia or Belarus, the Saeima Press Service confirmed. 
Latvia to host EuroBasket 2025 finals
The International Basketball Federation (FIBA) has granted Latvia the right to organize the 2025 European Men's Basketball Championships (EuroBasket 2025).
Rīga marathon to support Ukraine
The Rimi Riga marathon will return in mid-May and show support for Ukraine, organizer of the marathon Aigars Nords told Latvian Television on March 23.
Dinamo Rīga pulls out of KHL
The board of Latvian ice hockey club Dinamo Rīga has withdrawn from all Kontinental Ice Hockey League (KHL) structures, the club announced February 27.
Ostapenko back to winning ways in Dubai
Latvia's top-ranked women tennis player Aļona Ostapenko defeated Russia's Veronika Kudermetova 6-0, 6-4 in the final of the Dubai Tennis Championships on February 19, winning her fifth title in the process.
Latvian ice hockey player tests Covid-positive before Finland clash
Latvian national ice hockey team player Mārtiņš Karsums will not take part in the Beijing Olympic Games match against the Finnish national team on Friday due to a positive Covid-19 test. The rest of the Latvian squad have become contact persons, reports Latvian Television from Beijing.
Latvia gets Olympic bronze in luge team relay
Latvian luge team relay with Elīza Tīruma, Kristers Aparjods, Mārtiņš Bots and Roberts Plūme earned the first Olympic medal at the 2022 Beijing games on February 10.
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