07.01.23 NEWS ... Estonian skater Marten Liiv took bronze at the European Speed Skating Championships in Hamar, Norway, after the decisive 1000-meter race held Saturday afternoon.
07.01.23 NEWS ... Norway came first in the world cup Nordic combined mixed team event in Otepää Friday.
06.01.23 NEWS ... Challenging wind conditions prevented competitors from completing their scheduled ski jumping practice sessions in the Nordic Combined World Cup in Otepää on Thursday. As a result, Friday's schedule has now been altered.
06.10.22 NEWS ... Shortly after Russia's invasion of Ukraine, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) instructed sports federations to ban Russian and Belarusian athletes from their competitions. However, more recently, there have been increasing suggestions that they may soon return to top-level international sport. Indrek Kannik, head of the International Center for Defense Studies, Tallinn University senior lecturer in recreation management Kaarel Zilmer, Estonian Ice Hockey Federation President Rauno Parras, and basketball legend Heino Enden discussed the situation on Vikeraadio.
06.10.22 NEWS ... Both the Ministry of Culture and the Estonian Olympic Committee have sent out the message in recent weeks, that Russian athletes are not welcome in Estonia while Vladimir Putin continues to wage war in Ukraine. However, a number of Russian ice hockey players will still take part in this season's Estonian Coolbet Hokiliiga, which started on October 1.
03.10.22 WINTER SPORTS ... Estonian curling duo Marie Kaldvee and Harri Lill reached the semi finals of the inaugural Mixed Doubles Super Series event in Ottawa, Canada, on Sunday, finishing third overall, out of 24 entries.
17.09.22 WINTER SPORTS ... Estonian ski jumper Kristjan Ilves took bronze on Friday at the Norwegian summer championships in Lillehammer.
17.09.22 WINTER SPORTS ... The South Estonian town of Otepää has been chosen to host the 2027 Biathlon World Championships, for the first time ever.
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