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Undefeated Sweden tops Latvia

...go-ahead goal late in the second period and Sweden went on to beat Latvia 5-3 on Saturday, staying undefeated and earning an automatic...their three losses.Sweden's Henrik Lundqvist made 20 saves.Latvia's Kristers Gudlevskis stopped 25 shots.SLOVENIA 3, SLOVAKIA...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-02-15/undefeated-sweden-tops-l
Overtime

...commanding lead in the standings with her seventh luge World Cup win from eight races Sunday.? In St. Moritz, Switzerland, Latvia's Oskars Melbardis piloted a victory in the 4-man bobsled World Cup on Sunday to extend his lead in the standings. SoccerOrder...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-01-25/overtime
Swiss skier Lara Gut prevails in homeland

...Sweden's Jennie Oeberg took advantage of a weakened field to win freestyle sprint races. BOBSLED: In St. Moritz, Switzerland, Latvia's Oskars Melbardis and Daumants Dreiskens moved atop the overall standings with their win in the two-man event. LUGE...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-01-24/swiss-skier-lara-gut
In Latvia, a renewed interest in a favorite son, Mark Rothko

DAUGAVPILS, Latvia -- Until recently, a display of old...Museum. The museum, located in one of Latvia's poorest cities, had barely enough...Daugavpils curator most responsible for Latvia hosting the current exhibition, was not...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/11/17/art_392791.shtml
Arts
Victories posted by Latvia, Belarus

INNSBRUCK, Austria - Latvia shut out Ukraine, 3-0, and Belarus...and Aleksandrs Semjonovs scored for Latvia, while goalie Arturs Irbe faced only...his first shutout in the tournament. Latvia has two points and is fifth in Group...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/05/08/hoc_452512.shtml
Hockey
Gross gets 1st World Cup win in slalom

...possible concussion.Walther and his team of Andreas Bredau, Marko Huebenbecker and Christian Poser won in 1:48.11, edging Latvia's Oskars Melbardis, Dau mants Dreiskens, Arvis Vilkaste and Janis Strenga by four hundredths of a second. BIATHLON: In...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-01-11/gross-gets-1st-world
Libazs saves Paine with block in overtime

...comeback win by the Lions at the HEAL Complex."I just saw he was going up," said Libazs, Paine's junior center from Latvia, said. "I was just waiting, trying not to foul him and go for the block."With the defensive highlight, Paine (3-3...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/paine-college/2014-12-17/libazs-save
Lightning topple Flyers, keep pace in Atlantic Division

...percent is (we) have to shut him down." ALL-STAR VOTING: Latvia is in love with Buffalo Sabres forward Zemgus Girgensons, who...total is more than half the 2 million population of his native Latvia, where the NHL says he's attracted more than 80 percent of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/hockey/2014-12-16/lightning-topple-flyers-ke
Lindsey Vonn wins race on same course that she re-injured her knee

...Reidsville, N.C., in the Classroom Champions sled.Humphries teamed with Dan Dale, D.J. McLelland and Joey Nemet.Latvia's Oskars Melbardis won in 1:47.84. He topped the two-man event Saturday night.U.S. star Steven Holcomb was seventh...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-12-20/lindsey-vonn-wins-ra
Many walls stand in way of Latvian restorations

RIGA, Latvia - The slouchy goddesses and stalwart griffins...and credits are still hard to come by in Latvia, which suffered a major bank collapse...Benjamins acknowledges that few people in Latvia these days can afford rents high enough...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/03/23/ent_205721.shtml
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