28.07.21 SPORTS ... Estonia's women's olympic epee team arrived back in Estonia Wednesday evening, touching down at Tallinn Airport, after winning Gold in Tokyo on Tuesday.
28.07.21 SPORTS ... According to the Estonian Olympic Committee's (EOC) reward system, the Estonian women's epee fencing team is set to receive €200,000 for their gold medal victory at the Tokyo Olympics. Katrina Lehis will receive an additional €45,000 for her individual bronze medal.
28.07.21 SPORTS ... 14-year old swimmer Eneli Jefimova finished her last discipline at the Tokyo Olympics on Wednesday, finishing 27th in the 200 m breaststroke.
28.07.21 SPORTS ... Top Polish club Legia Warsaw defeated Tallinna FC Flora 1:0 (agg. 3:1) in a Champions League second qualifying round match-up in A. Le Coq Arena on Tuesday, knocking the Estonian club down to the third qualifying round of the Europa League.
28.07.21 SPORTS ... Cyclist Tanel Kangert finished 22nd in the time trial road race at the Tokyo Olympics, trailing Slovenian winner Primož Roglic by just over four minutes.
28.07.21 SPORTS ... The women's RS:X windsurfer Olympic regatta wrapped up its ninth of 12 races on Wednesday with Estonian sailor Ingrid Puusta continuing the regatta at 16th place.
28.07.21 SPORTS ... The Estonian men's quadruple sculls team (Kaspar Taimsoo, Tõnu Endrekson, Allar Raja and Jüri-Mikk Udam) finished sixth in the final of the Tokyo Olympics.
27.07.21 SPORTS ... The Estonian women's epee team has taken Gold at the Tokyo Olympics, after coming from behind to defeat South Korea in emotional style in the final Tuesday. The result is the first Gold for Estonia at the summer games since 2008.
27.07.21 SPORTS ... The Estonian women's epee team were presented their Gold medals in Tokyo in the traditional way at a ceremony Tuesday.
27.07.21 SPORTS ... Estonian cyclist Janika Lõiv placed seventeenth in the women's mountain biking event at the Tokyo Olympics Tuesday.
27.07.21 SPORTS ... Estonia's women's epee team is through to the finals at the Tokyo Olympics after defeating Italy in the semi-final and Poland in the preceding round. This is the second time that Estonia has been in the medals in the event, after Katrina Lehis took bronze in the individual category at the weekend. The team will face South Korea, who overcame China in the other semi-final; even a loss in the final would mean a silver medal for Estonia.
26.07.21 SPORTS ... Swimmer Kregor Zirk finished 25th in the 200 m butterfly stroke at the Tokyo Olympics with a time of 1.57,26.
26.07.21 SPORTS ... Badminton player Kristin Kuuba made her Olympic debut on Monday with a 2:0 (21:19, 21:13) victory over Peruvian player Daniela Macias.
26.07.21 SPORTS ... Estonian sailor Ingrid Puusta put out a good performance at the Tokyo Olympics on Monday and is ranked 15th halfway through the overall RS:X women's regatta. The men's one person Laser dinghy class finished their third of 10 races on Monday with Estonian Karl-Martin Rammo ranked 21st.
26.07.21 SPORTS ... 14-year old Estonian swimmer Eneli Jefimova finished last in the 100 m breaststroke semi-finals at the Tokyo Olympics, giving her 16th place with a time of 1.07,58. Kregor Zirk finished 13th in the 200 m freestyle after shattering the Estonian record in the prelims.
25.07.21 SPORTS ... Estonian swimmer Kregor Zirk has reached the semi-finals of the men's two-hundred-meter freestyle event at the Tokyo Olympics, setting an Estonian record in the process.
25.07.21 SPORTS ... Narva-born former footballer Valery Karpin has been appointed new Russian national team manager.
25.07.21 NEWS ... Ingrid Puusta took 15th place in the first run of the RS:X windsurfing competition of the Tokyo Summer Olympics.
25.07.21 NEWS ... The Estonian men's quad (Kaimar Taimsoo, Tõnu Endrekson, Allar Raja, Jüri-Mikk Udam) took second place in the Saturday repechage, securing a place in the A-final of the Tokyo Olympics.
24.07.21 SPORTS ... Fencer Katrina Lehis has bagged Estonia's first olympic medal in Tokyo after defeating Aizanat Murtazaeva of Russia, to take bronze.
24.07.21 SPORTS ... Estonian Cyclist Tanel Kangert finished 46th in the two-hundred-and-thirty-four-kilometer men's road race at the Tokyo Olympics Saturday.
24.07.21 NEWS ... The women's epee individual tournament is being held in Tokyo on Saturday. Estonia is represented by Katrina Lehis (FIE 12), Julia Beljajeva (FIE 36) and Erika Kirpu (FIE 23).
24.07.21 NEWS ... Anett Kontaveit (WTA 28) lost to Maria Sakkari from Greece (WTA 19) 5;7, 2:6 in the opening round of women's singles in Tokyo. The match lasted an hour and 33 minutes.
23.07.21 SPORTS ... Reena Pärnat, one of Estonia's top archers, placed 53rd out of 64 in the women's archery ranking round at the Tokyo Olympics Friday.
23.07.21 SPORTS ... Estonia's quadruple sculls team did not make it directly to the finals at the Tokyo Olympics, but is still in with a shot of doing so, via the 'B' route, whose heats are to take place Sunday.
23.07.21 SPORTS ... Friday (July 23) marks the beginning of the long-awaited Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympics and even though coronavirus is still ravaging the Japanese capital, athletes and national delegations are eager to compete. ERR News looks at the Estonian athletes set to participate at the event and where you can watch it unfold.
22.07.21 SPORTS ... Equestrian Dina Ellermann is the first Estonian to participate in the horseback riding events of an Olympic Games and went through a training session on the main event area in Tokyo with her horse Donna Anna on Thursday.
22.07.21 SPORTS ... Tennis star Anett Kontaveit faces Maria Sakkari of Greece in round one of her Tokyo Olympics campaign this weekend.
22.07.21 SPORTS ... Meistriliiga football club FC Flora lost 2-1 in the first leg of their UEFA Champions League qualifier, away to Legia Warsaw.
21.07.21 SPORTS ... The International Basketball Federation (FIBA) recently unveiled the pools for the final stage of the 3x3 Europe Cup in Paris. Based on the federation ranking, the Estonian national team was put into one pool with familiar foes Slovenia and Poland.
21.07.21 SPORTS ... Equestrian Dina Ellermann and rower Tõnu Endrekson will be the flagbearers for Estonia at the opening ceremony of the Tokyo Olympics on Friday, July 23.
20.07.21 NEWS ... Estonia's Olympic quadruple sculls rowing team has arrived in Japan and started training in Tokyo.
20.07.21 SPORTS ... Wrestler Heiki Nabi has had his temporary appeal on a two-year ban for the use of a banned performance-enhancing substance rejected, meaning he will not be able to take part in the Tokyo Olympics after all.
19.07.21 SPORTS ... The past two weekends saw some of the best young athletes competing at the under-20s and under-23s European athletics championships at Kadriorg Stadium in Tallinn. Two Estonians were able to achieve bronze medals at the under-20 competition on Sunday.
18.07.21 SPORTS ... This year's installment of Rally Estonia wrapped up on Sunday with Finnish driver Kalle Rovanperä (Toyota) claiming his first career victory. Estonian star Ott Tänak's (Hyundai) streak of bad luck continued with tire failure on Friday knocking him out of the top 10. He was able to recoup some of the losses by winning the power stage on Sunday to collect five points in the standings.
17.07.21 SPORTS ... Despite winning six stages on Saturday, Estonian World Rally Championship driver Ott Tänak's poor luck on the Friday still means he is not even in the top 10 of the leaderboard at the end of day three of his home rally, though some clever tactical driving early on worked to the benefit of teammate Thierry Neuville.
16.07.21 SPORTS ... The second day of Rally Estonia has wrapped up with Toyota man Kalle Rovanperä in the lead ahead of Hyundai drivers Craig Breen (+8.5 seconds) and Thierry Neuville (+53.4). Estonian star Ott Tänak ended his day with an early retirement after puncturing two of his tires.
16.07.21 SPORTS ... Day two of Rally Estonia has seen an unusual pitting of WRC car against skier.
14.07.21 SPORTS ... The World Rally Championship (WRC) season is making its return to Estonian roads with Rally Estonia set to begin on Thursday. Estonian rally driver Ott Tänak's season has not gone as well as hoped but the Estonian is planning on continuing his streak of three consecutive wins on Estonian soil.
14.07.21 SPORTS ... This weekend (July 15-18) sees the second Rally Estonia to take place since it became a full World Rally Championship calendar event, with last year's three-day-event being extended out to the more customary four days, starting Thursday. An estimated 25,000 people are expected, regional daily Lõuna Postimees reports.
13.07.21 SPORTS ... Estonia's olympic team has had the authentic Japanese anime treatment ahead of the games opening in Tokyo later this month.
12.07.21 SPORTS ... 14-year old Estonian swimmer Eneli Jefimova won a gold medal in the 100 m breaststroke at the European junior swimming championships in Rome.
09.07.21 SPORTS ... Top flight football team Paide Linnameeskond lost its first-leg Europa Conference League encounter with Polish side Śląsk Wrocław at home Thursday. The game was more notable as defender and ex-Liverpool man Ragnar Klavan's debut for Paide, following last week's announcement he would be joining the team from Serie A team Cagliari Calcio.
08.07.21 SPORTS ... Swimmer Eneli Jefimova came third in the fifty-meter breaststroke final at the European junior swimming championships in Rome Wednesday evening.
07.07.21 SPORTS ... Estonian football club Tallinna FC Flora opened its Champions League qualifying round with a 2:0 victory over Maltese club Hibernians FC. Both goals were scored by Rauno Sappinen after a red card reduced Malta to 10 players.
05.07.21 SPORTS ... Three Estonians - swimmers Susannah Kaul and Matz Topkin and discus thrower Egert Jõesaar - have fulfilled the qualifying standards and have entered their name for the Tokyo Paralympic Games, set to begin on August 24.
02.07.21 NEWS ... Thirty-three Estonian athletes from 14 sports will participate in the upcoming Tokyo Olympic Games, it was confirmed on Friday. The team also includes a 48-member support team.
02.07.21 SPORTS ... Estonian club Paide Linnameeskond announced on Thursday that national football team captain and former Liverpool defender Ragnar Klavan has joined the team after playing abroad for 17 years.
30.06.21 SPORTS ... The World Checkers Championships are taking place in Tallinn for the second time in four years. The tournament also took place in Tallinn in 2017 and the city has previously hosted other similar title competitions.
30.06.21 SPORTS ... The Estonian Flag Society (Eesti Lipu Selts) handed the Estonian Olympic Committee a collection of Estonian flags to be taken along to the Tokyo Summer Olympics on June 23-August 8.
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