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Entertaiment & Arts
Kasatkina beats Ostapenko to lift Charleston Open
In the first all-teen WTA final since 2009, Russian tennis player Daria Kasatkina knocked out former junior colleague Latvia's Jelena Ostapenko, 6-3, 6-1, to win her first WTA title at the Volvo Car Open.
Ostapenko overpowers Lucic-Baroni for spot in Charleston final
19-year-old Jelena Ostapenko stunned No.11 seed Mirjana Lucic-Baroni in three sets to reach the final at the Volvo Car Open in Charleston, USA, 6-3, 5-7, 6-4.
Ostapenko upsets Wozniacki to reach Volvo Car Open semifinals
The 19-year-old Latvian Jelena Ostapenko upset Caroline Wozniacki 6-2, 6-4 on Friday night to reach the semifinals at the Volvo Car Open.
Government supports increase of funding for five sports
Prime Minister Maris Kucinskis’ led Latvian National Sports Council has decided to ask the Cabinet of Ministers to review the matter of increasing funding for five sports – bobsleigh, skeleton, luge, biathlon and ice hockey.
Latvia's representative wins 3rd place in World Kiteboarding Championship
The World Championship for Winter Wind Sports took place in Tolyatti, Russia last week. Latvian kiteboarder Aija Ambrasa won third place in the winter kiteboard marathon discipline, BNN was informed by Latvia’s Kitesurfing Association.
Sevastova dropes out of the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships
No.10 seed Caroline Wozniacki willed her way past surprise semifinalist Anastasija Sevastova, dispatching the Latvian, 6-3, 6-4, to reach her first final at the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships since winning the event in 2011.
Sevastova fights past Wang in Dubai
Latvian tennis player Anastasija Sevastova fought her way past Wang Qiang, securing victory 6-4, 7-5 to claim her place in the semifinals of the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships.
Riga "Dinamo" beat Nizhnekamsk "Neftehimik" in overtime shootout
In Kontinental Ice Hockey League (KHL) action on Saturday, Latvian ice hockey club Riga ''Dinamo'' got a win defeating Nizhnekamsk "Neftehimik" - 3:2 (2:1, 0:1, 0:0, 0:0, 1:0) in overtime shootout.
Riga "Dinamo" beat Togliatti "Lada" in overtime
In Kontinental Ice Hockey League (KHL) action on Thursday, Latvian ice hockey club Riga ''Dinamo'' got a win defeating Togliatti "Lada" - 2:1 (0:1, 0:0, 1:0, 1:0) in overtime .
Riga "Dinamo" loses to Astana "Barys"
In Kontinental Ice Hockey League (KHL) action on Sunday, Latvian ice hockey club Riga ''Dinamo'' lost to Kazahstan hockey club Astana "Barys" - 0:1 (0:1, 0:0, 0:0).
Celebrations the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall
Entertaiment & Arts
Film industry hands out annual awards
During the Lielais Kristaps film festival's award ceremony on October 12, director Renars Vimba's feature film Mellow Mud and Vitaly Mansky's Under the Sun carried off the main awards, LSM reported.
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