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Information has been updated at 29.08.2018, 16:31

Daugavpils will host two international sports events - semi-finals of the ''Speedway of Nations''

For many years now, Daugavpils has hosted top-level international speedway forums. Daugavpils will again become the epicentre of the world speedway this year and will host the semi-finals of the “Speedway of Nations" on September 17th and 18th. Indeed, this race will become the most significant sports event in Daugavpils and one of the largest sports events in Latvia in 2021. On this day, the championship held in Daugavpils will be shown on television screens all over the world.


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III International Festival “Dragon Boat” in Daugavpils

Competition will be held at the rescue station of Lielais Stropu Lake, at Stropu iela 40, on August 7, 2021, from 12.00 noon to 6.00 pm. The competition is organized and conducted by Latgale Water Sports Centre "Dinaburg" in cooperation with the municipal institution "Sports Department" with the support of the Latvian Canoe Federation.

The aim of the festival is to develop and


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Engage in sports activities at Easter in Stropi!

The beautiful spring time has come, which always provides an opportunity to spend time actively and excitingly. Although various restrictions currently are in force, which also affect sporting events, this Easter everyone will have the opportunity to spend their free time actively and interestingly, participating in the game "Engage in Sports Activities at Easter in Stropi".


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Travelling exhibition “You are. You can.” devoted to Paralympic Games in London has begun in Daugavpils.

On April 11 the travelling photo exhibition “You are. You can.” devoted to Paralympic Games inLondonhas been opened at the Daugavpils Olympic Centre. This exhibition was created with the support of Citadele bank. The opening ceremony began with a speech of Ms. Žanna Kulakova - the chairperson ofDaugavpilsCity council.

 Ms. Žanna Kulakova said: Owing to the author of


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Grigorjeva – European champion

Daugavpilsbest wrestler Anastasija Grigorjeva got 1st place on Europe Freestyle Wrestling Championship and became the European champion for second time.

European champion 2010 began the championship with certainty and got three victories. In the first round of three periods she defeated Greek athlete Agoro Papavisileu (1:2, 4:1, 6:0), then defeated alsoAzerbaijanathlete Hanna


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First stage of the World Women’s Volleyball Championship will be held in Daugavpils, in May

In this connection, on March 14,Latviavolleyball federation president Atis Sausnite visitedDaugavpils. He met with Chairperson of City Council Žanna Kulakova.

Žanna Kulakova told thatDaugavpilsis a sports city which loves sports, supports different sports and modernises sports infrastructure. City mayor stated that the city is able to hold international sports events. Atis Sausnītis


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On March 12 the student team from USA will meet Daugavpils hockey players

On March 12 inDaugavpilsfor the first time there will be a friendly hockey match between a student team from theUSA"Liberty Flames" and a team ofDaugavpils. Game will begin at 19:00.

The game inDaugavpilsand “Liberty Flames” tour inLatviais organized by association “Athletes in Action”, which aim is to popularize sport in different countries. Thanks to the


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Grigorjeva wins the tournament in Belarus

Latvia’s best wrestler Anastasija Grigorjeva got instant achievement in the international tournament. At this time in “Grand Prix” stage inBelarusshe got the first place.

 A. Medveds Freestyle Wrestling Tournament brought together participants from 16 different countries around the world. It is worth noting that before the start of tournament, athletes had


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„Golden Puck – 2013” starts on Tuesday

Annual tournament “Golden Puck” for school and yard teams will start with three games on Tuesday. This year in tournament will participate seven teams.

Teams could sign in until 22nd of January. Third year in a row this tournament will be organized byDaugavpils hockey club in cooperation withDaugavpils sports department and education department.

This year


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Grigorjeva won „Grand Prix” stage in Russia

Daugavpilsathlete Anastasija Grigorjeva won "Golden Grand Prix" stage in freestyle wrestling in weight category till 63 kilograms. In semi-final she got revanche against Mongol sportswoman for the loss at the London Olympic Games.

Anastasija Grigorjeva in a weekend took part in an international competition inKrasnoyarskwhere "Golden Grand Prix" stage dedicated to the memory of Ivan


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Nomination results of the award ‘Sport Laureate – 2012’ have been announced

On Friday, in a festive ceremony, the best athletes of 2012 in 13 different nominations were announced. Dmitrijs Jurkevičs was awarded as the year’s best sportsman and Anastasija Grigorjeva was awarded as the best sportswoman.

In the “Sport Laureate – 2012” ceremony the best athletes of the last year in 13 different nominations were announced as well as


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IAU 100 km World Championship will be held in Daugavpils

It has become known that in September, 2014 100 km World Championship race will be held inDaugavpils.DaugavpilsoutrivaledJapan,ItalyandFrancein a fight for right to host the competition.

This year, for the third time alreadyDaugavpilswill host the 50 km stage of the World Cup race, but in 2014 100 km World Championship race will be held inDaugavpils.

This information became


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The best students of Sport School were awarded

The best students of Daugavpils Children andYouthSportsSchoolwho successfully participated in  Latvian and international competitions in 2012 were greeted  in  Daugavpils City Council big hall.

More than 1,700 students are studying and are involved in sport at Daugavpils CYSS, many of whom are making significant progress at various levels competition. In 2012 year


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City Council management thanked the veterans of sport for the promoting the name of Daugavpils

On the 20th of DecemberDaugavpilsCity Council was attended by the veterans of sport. The solemn event was opened by triathlonist, honorary citizen ofDaugavpils, AnatolijsĻevša. He expressed his gratitude for the great support of sport veterans' activities by local government. Daugavpils City Council Chairperson Žanna Kulakova spoke to the sportsmen

The mayor emphasized that the


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Daugavpils City Council’s management congratulated football team „Daugava” for the won champion title

On the 12th of November the Daugavpils City Council invited  team's "Daugava" football players and coaches. City Council's management thanked  the team for the promotion of the name Daugavpils and winning Latvian Champion title.

This is the long awaited and unseen before event in Daugavpils sporting life . Congratulating the athletes, Daugavpils City Council Chairperson Žanna


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FC ''Daugava'' becomes the champion of Latvia

Champion of Latvian Football league for the first time in the history of the club became the team ofDaugavpils"Daugava", which previously guaranteed to itself this title.

On Sunday citizens ofDaugavpilshad an away game against the "Gulbene" inRiga. In Gulbene game could not go because of poor lawn at the stadium, so the match took place at a small stadium "Arkadijas." The game was


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Next year Speedway Grand Prix will be held in Daugavpils

On the 17th of September at “Lokomotiv” stadium was held a press-conference, where was discussed Grand Prix stage inDaugavpils. Press-conference was opened by City Council Vice-chairman Vjačeslavs Širjakovs.

He expressed great satisfaction over the fact that the 50th anniversary of the club, which will be celebrated in 2013, may be noted by big sporting


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