The sadness of medal snatched. The gladness of heights reached
«At next Olympics, gold alone can be the goal!» announced discus thrower Martin Kupper within minutes after having dramatically deprived of a medal.
15.08.2016, Peep PahvPM
Track and field and its Six Olympic Estonian Questions
The Rio athletics in mind, Postimees tosses up the main points to eye regarding Estonia.
12.08.2016, Peep PahvPM
Editorial: our day in Rio
For us in Estonia, our national blue-black-and-white hoisted at Olympics always is a special day.
Rowing: Estonian men's 4 takes bronze at Rio Olympics
Estonian men's quadruple sculls team finished third in the finals of Rio Olympics on Thursday.
Editorial: will public shame save fair play?
There's the written rules and there's the cultural aspect. First of all, fair play is based on the rules of the event itself, as well as banned substance list and the various penalties for violations thereof. But without explicit condemnation of doping within the domain and in public, even the written rules may not work and the fight against doping users proves vain.
Editorial: scandals come and scandals go. Ideals not so
Today, it's all eyes on Rio de Janeiro and the legendary Maracanã.
The feeling of finally being in Rio
Its smells Olympic on the Schipol Airport, Amsterdam. One bumps into these dozens of Ukrainian sportsmen and an equal number of merry Russians flying over to watch and to party – too bad for the compatriots who got banned, but to Rio we go!
04.08.2016, Madis KalvetPM
Kanter throws discus to European bronze
Appearing out of nowhere, as if, Gerd Kanter (37) needed just one good throw to place third at European Champs in Amsterdam with his season's best of 65.27. For him, this is the eleventh medal from title tournaments and in Estonia he thus towers alone.
11.07.2016, Peep PahvPM
Estonian Olympic Committee entering presidential elections
The three remaining candidates – Jüri Ratas, Toomas Tõniste and Urmas Sõõrumaa – are equally convinced that from March 18th as names were entered, all have gained in popularity.
11.04.2016, Peep PahvPM
Tallinn to buy Ants Antson's Olympic gold medal for EUR 40,000
The City of Tallinn is about to buy the gold medal won by Estonian speed skater Ants Antson at the 1964 Winter Olympics in Innsbruck from a private individual for 40,000 euros, the news portal of public broadcaster ERR said.
What's up next, for Kelly Sildaru?
This is the end of the big season for freestyle skiers with just some minor events remaining. After a couple of these, Kelly Sildaru will be focusing at adding halfpipe to her skills in slopestyle.
29.02.2016, Madis KalvetPM
The perfect Estonian épée timing
In was an ideal day for Estonia's female épée team in Barcelona yesterday. Standing on top of the pedestal after an emotional Wold Cup stage, a ticket to Rio Olympics edged a step closer.
25.01.2016, Ats KuldkeppPM
Calgary mystery unveiled for Levandi jubilee: figure skater messed up medal
«Oh, you are after interesting stuff!» an older man's voice answers the phone, briskly. «Allar is having a jubilee shortly, so occasion would dictate talking about the old issue. Even he doesn't know it all, probably.» The voice belongs to Vladimir Sorokin, director of boxing club Vityaz in Chekhov near Moscow. In 1988, he was main coach to Soviet Union's Nordic combined team at Calgary Olympics.
28.12.2015, Jaanus PiirsaluPM
ERR says money lacking, fails to convince
A storm is brewing around budget of Public Broadcasting (ERR) which threatens to bin part of next year's live broadcasts and lay off staff. And yet the Riigikogu finance committee last night supported not the granting of 650,000 extra euros to ERR as the claims about lack of money are allegedly unclear.
13.11.2015, Oliver KundPM
Saku, Estonia likes Saku, Japan
Saku, Nagano prefecture, in Japan and Saku, Estonia officially entered an agreement of friendship in 2007. Unofficially, ties have been warm a lot longer.
30.10.2015, Riina Luik
Puusta on Rios 5. ja Rammo 18. kohal
Rio de Janeiros käimas oleval Eel-Olümpia regatil on Ingrid Puusta kõrgel 5. positsioonil, Karl-Martin Rammo jätkab võistlust 18. realt.
19.08.2015, Ott Kallas
Puusta tõusis Eel-Olümpial neljandaks
Rio de Janeiros toimuval 2016. aasta olümpiaregati testvõistlusel on kahe võistluspäeva kokkuvõttes Ingrid Puusta kõrgel 4. positsioonil. Karl-Martin Rammo hoiab 18. kohta.
17.08.2015, Ott Kallas
Rammo on Rios avapäeva järel kolmas
Täna algas Rio de Janeiros Eel-Olümpia regatt, mis on viimaseks suureks testvõistluseks enne 2016 aasta olümpiaregatti. Eesti purjetajatest osalevad Rio Eel-Olümpial Ingrid Puusta ja Karl-Martin Rammo.
16.08.2015, Ott KallasPM
The calm after the storm: Sochi Olympics engulf Estonian village in Russia
Serene and spacious, the village of Krasnaya Polyana or Punase Lageda*, with over 130 years under its belt, has entered it new Post Sochi Olympics Era: no longer Esto-Sadok or Eesti Aiake*, welcome to a mountainous suburb of Sochi.
22.06.2015, Jelena PoverinaPM
Sports in 2014: the hot and the cold
This past sports year was for us both hot and cold, joyful and full of sadness. Alas, the latter being more abundant. To balance the regrets, some shining moments offered at least some temporary relief. Underneath, find the five major ups and downs of 2014.
23.12.2014, Jaan MartinsonPM
Sochi to miss just one Baltic Prime Minister
Despite criticism, Estonian Prime Minister Andrus Ansip sticks to decision to visit Sochi winter Olympics starting this week.
04.02.2014, Argo IdeonPM
Editorial: top sports and politics – tough knot to cut
For Estonian state officials, visiting Russia often proves a hot potato. With obvious mutual interests absent – like with border treaty talks – a conflict of values is easily stirred, and the question is asked what will be the impression of the trip.