On Tuesday, Latvia's top-ranked female tennis player Aļona Ostapenko lost to Kazakhstan's Elena Rybakina in the quarterfinals of the Australian Open Grand Slam tennis tournament.
Latvian striker Raimonds Krollis has signed a contract with the Serie A team Spezia, the Italian club announced on Friday, January 20.
On Thursday, November 24, the skiing season will begin near Cēsis, board member of the Ozolkans ski resort Līga Rokpelne told the agency LETA.
A thrilling final day of the top-flight domestic football season saw longtime leaders of the Virslīga, Valmiera, secure their first ever championship on November 12.
For the second year in a row, the identity of Latvia's football champions will be decided on the final day of the soccer season.
Latvian soccer club RFS' first season of European competition came to a close November 3 with a loss that did nothing to detract from what has been a memorable and enjoyable campaign.
The Latvian men's football team won its Nations League group and secured promotion September 25 – but came perilously close to throwing all its hard work away after failing to beat Andorra in the final match.
The Latvian men's football team lost to the national team of Moldova in the UEFA Nations League group D match on Thursday, being edged out 1:2 to Moldova at Skonto stadium in Rīga.
Latvian football champions RFS experienced their first defeat of their first ever season in European competition with a 2-0 loss to Scottish club Hearts at a sold-out Skonto stadium September 15.
Reigning Latvian football champions RFS (Rīgas Futbola Skola) turned in one of the best performances in Latvian footballing history September 8.
The Latvian men's basketball team celebrated a convincing victory in the first game of the second stage of 2023 World Cup qualifying against Turkey on Thursday at Arena Rīga. Latvia defeated Turkey 111:85 in front of a sell-out crowd.
While Latvia does not have rocks to climb, it now has a wall that is reportedly the most ambitious in the Baltic. The new wall, unveiled Monday, August 22, in Ogre, has a rock climbing route reaching up to 20 meters, regional television ReTV reported.
Latvian beach volleyball players Tīna Graudiņa and Anastasija Kravčenoka won their final match of the European Championship in Munich on Saturday, August 20 and ended the tournament with gold medals for the second time in their career.
While summer in Latvia is associated with songs, dances and cold soup, in many other parts of the world it is associated with the sound of leather balls on willow bats and people dressed in white eating sandwiches. In other words, cricket, a sport that many people find puzzling but which is one of the world's major sports, with a particularly huge following in India, Pakistan, Afghanistan and Bangladesh – countries which supply the backbone of Latvia's own cricket squad.
World champion in skeleton Martins Dukurs has concluded his athlete's career, Dukurs announced Friday, August 12, on Instagram.
A variety of free sports activities take place in nearly every neighborhood of Rīga: it is possible to Nordic walk, swim, do yoga, or simply exercise, Latvian Television reported on August 10.
Tough times are ahead for Latvian hockey. As electricity and gas prices rise, some rinks will have to be closed because the bills have already increased three times compared to the end of last season. So far, less than a month before the start of the hockey season, there is no solution, Latvian Television reported on August 10.
One of the most successful Latvian football players in history Andrejs Rubins has died at the age of 43, Latvian Football Federation said on August 3.
Latvia's leading tennis player, Aļona Ostapenko, has been fined for unsportsmanlike behavior at the Wimbledon tennis tournament in England.
Latvia's excellent footballing form continued June 14 with the national soccer team racking up a fourth straight win in the UEFA Nations League competition.
The Latvian national soccer team beat Moldova 4:2 away from home on June 10, makig it three wins from three in the UEFA Nations League group D.
Latvia's national men's soccer team is riding high after two wins from two in the UEFA Nations League tournament.
Latvia's national men's soccer team is in for an intense couple of weeks with four internationals to be played over 12 days in the latest Nations League tournament.
The popular street sports festival/tournament 'Ghetto Games' will be organized not only in Rīga but also in Daugavpils, Valmiera, and Rēzekne, Latvian Television reported May 30.
The Finnish city Tampere and Latvian capital Rīga have been granted the right to host the 2023 world championship in hockey, according to IIHF information on May 27.
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.
Latvia kept their dream of making the latter stages of the IIHF World Championships alive May 22 with another narrow win, this time against Great Britain.
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.