17.09.21 SPORTS ... Tallinna FC Flora endured a 0:1 loss to Belgian club Gent at home in the group stage of the European Conference League.
15.09.21 SPORTS ... Estonian hurdler Keiso Pedriks competed in the Zagreb leg of the World Athletics Continental Tour on Tuesday evening and missed out on setting a new Estonian record by just two hundredths of a second.
13.09.21 NEWS ... The European Beach Wrestling Championships for cadets and juniors took place this weekend in Katerini, Greece with Estonian Marta Pajula capturing a bronze medal.
13.09.21 SPORTS ... The Estonian national beach soccer team defeated Turkey 4:3 at the Euro Beach Soccer League promotional tournament final on Sunday and advanced to the top division for next season.
12.09.21 SPORTS ... Ott Tänak came second in the WRC EKO Acropolis Rally Greece 2021 after winning a third stage on Sunday. The result is his second best of the WRC season so far, after a win at the Arctic Rally back in February, and his third podium finish of the season. He remains in fifth place in the WRC drivers' table, with three more races to go.
12.09.21 SPORTS ... Kenyan runner Ibrahim Mukunga won the Tallinn Marathon Sunday, while Estonian runner Dmitri Aristov came second. Mukunga, training partner of Saturday's half-marathon winner Tiidrek Nurme, had been favorite to win.
12.09.21 NEWS ... Traffic in the Pirita district of Tallinn is disrupted Sunday due to the Tallinn Marathon, the city government says.
11.09.21 SPORTS ... Ott Tänak goes into the final day of the WRC EKO Acropolis Rally Greece 2021 in second place, a position he carried over from Friday.
11.09.21 SPORTS ... Estonian women runners took the top three places in Saturday's Tallinn Half-Marathon, while Tiidrek Nurme won the men's event as well. This year's event is a scaled-down version of previous years' races, as a result of coronvirus considerations.
11.09.21 SPORTS ... Ott Tänak is second in the WRC EKO Acropolis Rally Greece 2021 after day two, but says that work needs to be done on the Hyundai i20 if he and co-driver Martin Järveoja are to compete with Toyota.
10.09.21 NEWS ... An Austrian court has requested assistance from Tartu County Court in serving a summons on Estonian cross-country skier Andreas Veerpalu, who was caught using blood doping at the World Ski Championships in Seefeld, Austria in 2019, Postimees reported on Friday.
10.09.21 SPORTS ... Ott Tänak and co-driver Martin Järveoja were fifth in stage one of the WRC EKO Acropolis Rally Greece 2021 on Thursday evening, joint with their teammate Dani Sordo. Estonian WRC2 driver Georg Linnamäe was ninth.
10.09.21 SPORTS ... Estonia's journey at the 2021 men's European volleyball championship wrapped up on Wednesday night with a 0:3 (18:25, 17:25, 19:25) loss to Olympic champion France.
10.09.21 SPORTS ... Estonian NFL player Margus Hunt signed a contract with the Chicago Bears on Wednesday and is looking to be on the field for the season opener on Monday night Estonian time.
09.09.21 SPORTS ... Ott Tänak was third in the initial test at the WRC EKO Acropolis Rally Greece 2021, round nine of the 2021 WRC season, on Thursday morning.
09.09.21 SPORTS ... Estonia's national football team came away with a nil-nil away draw in Cardiff, after its world cup qualifier Group E game with Gareth Bale's (Real Madrid) Wales Wednesday night, mostly thanks to several saves by the Estonia and Arsenal U-23 keeper Karl Jakob Hein.
08.09.21 SPORTS ... Estonian NFL defensive linesman Margus Hunt has been training this week with the Chicago Bears, ERR's sports portal reports.
08.09.21 SPORTS ... The Estonian Under-21s football team lost 5:0 in a UEFA European Under-21 Championship 2023 Group A qualifier. at home to Norway Tuesday evening,
08.09.21 SPORTS ... On Tuesday, the Estonian men's national volleyball team's chances of advancing in the EuroVolley preliminary round dropped even further after enduring a 2:3 (25:20, 25:22, 18:25, 24:26, 9:15) loss against Croatia.
07.09.21 SPORTS ... The Estonian national football team heads for Cardiff, Wales on Wednesday for a World Cup Group E qualifier. Estonia is currently bottom of the group, while Wales, who got through to the last 16 at summer's European Championships, lie in third place.
07.09.21 SPORTS ... Ott Tänak says the team has put June's Rally Kenya behind them and is well prepared for the WRC EKO Acropolis Rally Greece 2021, a race returning to the calendar after an eight-year absence this weekend. The same suspension incident which cost Tänak's teammate Thierry Neuville victory in Kenya will hopefully not recur on similarly rough tracks in Greece, the Estonian added.
06.09.21 SPORTS ... The Estonian men's national volleyball team was no match to Germany on Sunday, losing 0:3 (19:25, 16:25, 21:25).
06.09.21 SPORTS ... The Estonian national football team held an international friendly match at A. Le Coq Arena on Sunday, where a cracker of a goal was enough for Northern Ireland to take a 1:0 win.
05.09.21 NEWS ... The Estonian men's volleyball team defeated Slovakia 3:2 in the Eurovolley 2021 championships played at the Saku Suurhall in Tallinn. Estonia won the decisive game 15:13.
05.09.21 NEWS ... Anett Kontaveit (WTA 28) lost to Pole Iga Swiatek (WTA 8) in the third round of the US Open 3:6, 6:4, 3:6. The match lasted two hours and 19 minutes.
03.09.21 SPORTS ... Estonian swimmer Matz Topkin came sixth in the 50 m backstroke at the Tokyo Paralympic Games, finishing with a time of 45.42 seconds.
03.09.21 SPORTS ... Estonia lost its World Cup Qualifier at home to the big names of Belgium, 5:2, Thursday evening, despite taking an early lead with a Mattias Käit strike after just two minutes.
03.09.21 SPORTS ... Estonian tennis player Anett Kontaveit (WTA 28th) is through to the 1/16 finals of the US Open after defeating Swiss player Jil Teichmann (WTA 44th) 6:4, 6:1.
02.09.21 SPORTS ... The men's national volleyball team lost the opening game of its 2021 European championships campaign, 3:1 against Latvia.
02.09.21 SPORTS ... Kaia Kanepi is out of the US Open in round two after losing in straight sets to Leylah Fernandez of Canada, 7:5, 7:5.
01.09.21 SPORTS ... Nordic Entertainment Group (NENT Group) and European football's governing body UEFA have started a long-term cooperation period, which will see football European championship and Estonian national team matches move from ERR to Viaplay's streaming platform.
01.09.21 SPORTS ... NFL teams had to cut down their rosters to 53 players by Wednesday and Estonian defensive lineman Margus Hunt did not make the roster for the Arizona Cardinals, leaving the Estonian on the free agent market a week prior to the season opener.
01.09.21 SPORTS ... On Wednesday, the EuroVolley 2021 pool D group will begin its matches in Saku Suurhall when Estonia faces Latvia at 7 p.m.
01.09.21 SPORTS ... Estonian tennis player Anett Kontaveit (WTA 28th) started the final Grand Slam tournament of the year with a 6:3, 6:0 victory over 2011 champion Samantha Stosur (WTA 186th).
31.08.21 SPORTS ... Kaia Kanepi is through to round two of the US Open at the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in New York, after beating Yulia Putintseva of Kazakhstan 2:6, 7:6 (4), 6:2 in a lengthy encounter which lasted two hours and 22 minutes.
30.08.21 SPORTS ... At 10 a.m. Estonian time, a hearing for the doping involvement case of former Olympic champion skier Andrus Veerpalu began in Innsbruck, Austria. The hearing only lasted for 15 minutes as Veerpalu and Kazakh skier Aleksei Poloranin did not show up.
30.08.21 SPORTS ... The Estonian under-18s 3x3 basketball team achieved a silver medal at the World Cup held in Hungary on Sunday, losing to the United States 14:21 after holding a lead early in the game.
30.08.21 SPORTS ... Anett Kontaveit has risen two places in the fresh Women's Tennis Association rankings, to 28th. Kontaveit won the Tennis in the Land tournament in Cleveland, Ohio on Saturday.
29.08.21 SPORTS ... Anett Kontaveit won the WTA Tennis in the Land tournament in Cleveland, Ohio Saturday after beating Romanian player Irina-Camelia Begu in straight sets, 7.6 (7.5), 6:4.
27.08.21 SPORTS ... The Estonian national volleyball team defeated Spain 3:0 in the first of their final preparation matches before the European Volleyball Championship, set to begin on Wednesday, September 1, in Tallinn.
27.08.21 NEWS ... August 27 is the international day of boxing and Estonia will see outdoor training sessions organized in Tallinn, Maardu, Narva and Valga to mark the occasion.
27.08.21 SPORTS ... An Estonian paralympian's campaign in Tokyo came to an unfortunate end Thursday due to some confusion over start times.
27.08.21 SPORTS ... Top-flight Estonian club FC Flora has booked a place in the UEFA Europa Conference League after beating Shamrock Rovers 1:0 away Thursday evening, giving them an aggregate victory of 5:2 over the two legs. Flora are the first Estonian club ever to reach a UEFA European clubs tournament stage, taking advantage of the new third-tier competition, launched this year and augmenting the Champions League and Europa League.
27.08.21 SPORTS ... Estonian tennis player Anett Kontaveit advanced in a WTA250 tournament in Cleveland, Ohio, after defeating Tokyo Olympics doubles champion Katerina Siniakova 6:3, 5:7, 6:2 in a long and intense match.
26.08.21 SPORTS ... Anett Kontaveit is through to the quarter-finals of the WTA Tennis in the Land tournament in Cleveland, Ohio, after defeating world number 61 Caroline Garcia (France) in straight sets, 6:3, 6:3.
25.08.21 SPORTS ... Estonian paralympian Robin Liksor says that while he would like to see more coverage of the games, which started Tuesday, in his home country, the facilities in Tokyo had so far proved excellent.
25.08.21 SPORTS ... Sprinter Tanel Visnap has won gold in the 100 meters at the World Deaf Athletics Championships (WDAC) in Lublin, Poland, also setting both a new personal best and competition record, with his time of 10.54.
24.08.21 SPORTS ... Speed skater Saskia Alusalu is retiring from the sport, she announced Tuesday.
24.08.21 SPORTS ... Anett Kontaveit is through to round two of the Tennis in the Land tournament in Cleveland, after defeating Lauren Davis (US) in three sets, 1:6, 6:0, 6:0. The competition is a warm-up for the US Open, starting on August 30.
23.08.21 SPORTS ... On Sunday, the 21st rendition of extreme sports competition Simple Session wrapped up with American BMX rider Broc Raiford taking gold. In skateboarding, Brazilian Ivan Monteiro took gold in the event held in the Põhjala factory.
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