Šarūnas Jasikevičius
Sports

Jasikevičius bows to his family on becoming Kaunas honorary citizen: I am, who I am only thanks to it

Kaunas Žalgiris Head Coach, Šarūnas Jasikevičius has overcome many hurdles this season as a young coach. His team gave a stunning performance in the Euroleague regular season, which culminated in reaching the final four best teams in Europe! Then he topped it all off in the national tournament by snagging the 20th Žalgiris title (8th in a row) in Lithuanian league history. What a season! […]

Tomas Balaišis-Sėkla
Global LT

Lithuanian basketball fans off to Poland and Hungary to support their team

The Lithuanian men’s basketball team will be playing the final pair of matches which they will need to win in order to qualify for the 2019 FIBA basketball World Cup. These games will be played between June 28th and July 1. The first match against Poland will take place on the 28th of June, then they will face Hungary on the 1st of July. […]

Match Vilnius Culture Night
Freetime

New take on FIFA World Cup fever in Vilnius

Much like the rest of Europe, World Cup fever has hit Vilnius. However, focus shifted away from the tournament yesterday and onto another interpretation of the world’s most popular sport – a football-inspired dance performance piece called Match. The performance was one of many that took place yesterday throughout the evening and into the early hours of this morning as part of Vilnius Culture Night, an annual summertime event that transforms the city into numerous open-air stages for music, dance, theatre, cinema and photography. […]

Coach Antanas Jakimavičius could with doping substances
Sports

2 Lithuanian national track cycling team coaches suspected of doping distribution

Police in Klaipėda have brought formal suspicions against two coaches of the Lithuanian track cycling national team as part of a pre-trial investigation into prohibited doping substances. […]

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Foreign affairs

Lithuanian, Russian officers discuss preparations for 2018 FIFA World Cup

Lithuanian and Russian officers gathered in the border city of Pagegiai on Wednesday to discuss handling of bigger flows of travelers to the Russian Kaliningrad region for the 2018 FIFA World Cup. […]