The call for bread and circuses is unsuitable for mature democracies. It’s not by allowing the aggressor states’ athletes to participate in the Olympics that the IOC fulfils its maxim. According to this maxim, the […]
Day 12 was a sad day for the basketball team that suffered their third defeat in a row. This time, the defeat cost means they are out of the tournament without a chance to fight for Olympic medals. The canoers advanced to several finals while in the women’s 800 meters run, the Lithuania runner failed to advance to the semifinals. […]
Lithuanian Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevičius is travelling to Rio de Janeiro on Thursday to meet with Lithuanian athletes and to watch their performances. On Friday, the PM will observe the canoeing event where Lithuanian Ignas […]
Two medals in rowing events finally put Lithuania on the medal winner’s table. In swimming, a new national record has been claimed twice, while in sailing Lithuanian athletes are continuing to fight for a place in the medal race. The basketball team secured its place in the top 16 with a victory over Argentina. […]
Day four at Rio Olympics was a good one for team Lithuania. In basketball, Lithuania secured its second victory in a row, Lithuanian rowers advanced to the finals while the sailors are fighting for the tickets to the medal race.
Rūta Meilutytė finished seventh in the Olympic 100m breaststroke swimming finals, disappointing her own and her fans’ hopes for a second Olympic gold. Doctors who worked with the Lithuania swimmer say that the season has been very difficult for Meilutytė who suffered an injury last year.