Valančiūnas casts doubt on return to play-offs

Thursday, May 19, 2016 12:38
Jonas Valančiūnas
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Lithuanian NBA fans hoping to see Jonas Valančiūnas return to action during the Toronto Raptors Eastern Conference final against LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers may be disappointed.

Meilutytė takes gold at European Championships

Thursday, May 19, 2016 08:29
Lithuanian swimming star 19-year-old Rūta Meilutytė has won gold in the women's 100 metre breaststroke final at the European Championships.

Lithuanian swimmer Titenis wins European bronze

Wednesday, May 18, 2016 08:41
Giedrius Titenis (right)
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Tuesday was a good day for Lithuanian swimmers at the European Swimming Championship in London. Giedrius Titenis won bronze and Lithuania's golden girl Rūta Muilutytė easily qualified for the finals.

Lithuania’s golden girl Meilutytė lays down marker with first swim at European Championships

Tuesday, May 17, 2016 17:49
Rūta Meilutytė laid down a marker with her first swim of the London 2016 European Championships to lead all qualifiers from the 100m breaststroke heats.

Lithuanian swimmer qualifies for European 100m final

Tuesday, May 17, 2016 09:41
Giedrius Titenis qualified for the final of the European Swimming Championships 100m breaststroke, coming second in his semi-final last night.

Raptors clinch series win against Heat to set stage for Valančiūnas comeback

Monday, May 16, 2016 15:57
Despite lacking Jonas Valančiūnas due to an ankle injury, the Toronto Raptors managed to beat the Miami Heat in the playoffs to secure the team's first-ever place in the NBA's Eastern Conference finals in its 21-year history.

Lithuanian stunt motorcycle star wows viewers in India and around the world

Sunday, May 15, 2016 07:00
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Arūnas (a.k.a. Aras) Gibieža, a Lithuanian world-class motorcycle stunt biker, is wowing audiences in India on his latest motorcycle stunt driving tour.

Valančiūnas confident Raptors can beat Heat to clinch final four spot

Friday, May 13, 2016 15:36
Jonas Valančiūnas
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The Toronto Raptors face the Miami Heat tonight with the chance to clinch a final four playoff place and Toronto’s injured Lithuanian NBA star Jonas Valančiūnas is confident they can close the deal in Miami.

Without injured Valančiūnas Raptors lose to Miami to tie series

Tuesday, May 10, 2016 14:04
A Jonas Valančiūnas-less Toronto Raptors let a nine-point fourth quarter lead slip, allowing a Dwayne Wade-inspired Miami to level the series in overtime last night.

Injury will keep Jonas Valančiūnas out for remainder of playoff series against Heat

Monday, May 9, 2016 14:22
Jonas Valančiūnas
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Jonas Valančiūnas, the Toronto Raptors' Lithuanian center who has risen to the challenge of the Eastern Conference's semifinals, will miss out on the rest of his team's games against the Miami Heat due to a sprained right ankle.

Lithuanian rowers take home three medals at European Rowing Championships

Monday, May 9, 2016 13:56
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Lithuanian rowers collected a total of three medals at the European Rowing Championship, showing promising performances ahead of the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.

Birthday Boy Valančiūnas comes up big for Toronto to blow out Heat

Friday, May 6, 2016 16:31
Lithuanian NBA star Jonas Valančiūnas saved the day for the Toronto Raptors with pivotal offensive rebounds that allowed them to come from behind to vanquish the Miami Heat in overtime.

Valančiūnas steps up for Raptors but can’t prevent Miami win

Wednesday, May 4, 2016 18:43
Jonas Valančiūnas
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Jonas Valančiūnas put in another stellar performance for the Toronto Raptors last night but couldn’t stop the Miami Heat from taking the first game of their second round play-off series in overtime.

Lithuania’s strongest man Savickas beats Game of Thrones ‘the Mountain’ in log lifting contest

Monday, May 2, 2016 17:22
Lithuania’s strongest man and the 2014 world’s strongest man Žydrūnas Savickas has beaten Thor Bjornsson, ‘the Mountain” in Game of Thrones in an astonishing Guinness World Records contest to break the world record for log-lifting.

Valančiūnas bounces back to help Toronto make history with play-off series win

Monday, May 2, 2016 13:33
Lithuanian NBA star Jonas Valančiūnas’ stellar rebounding played a key part in firing the Toronto Raptors to their first play-off series victory since 2001, with a Game 7 win over the Indiana Pacers.

Motiejūnas and Rockets eliminated after blow-out loss to Warriors

Thursday, April 28, 2016 17:18
Harrison Barnes and Donatas Motiejūnas
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Donatas Motiejūnas and the Houston Rockets were eliminated from the NBA playoffs by a Stephen Curry-less Golden State Warriors in a crushing defeat last night.

Lithuania’s Valančiūnas quiet as Toronto pull off memorable comeback against Pacers

Wednesday, April 27, 2016 15:51
The Toronto Raptors pulled off a memorable comeback against the Indiana Pacers in Game 5 of the play-offs despite Lithuanian powerhouse Jonas Valančiūnas being kept shackled by the Pacers.

Power play of Lithuania’s Valunčiūnas doesn’t save Raptors as Motiejūnas’ Rockets fail to ignite

Monday, April 25, 2016 15:07
Lithuania’s Jonas Valančiūnas led the scoring for the Toronto Raptors on Saturday but couldn’t prevent a loss to the Indiana Pacers as Donatas Motiejūnas failed to fire for Houston as the Rockets were blown out by Golden State.

Lithuanian tennis star Berankis climbs to his highest world ranking yet

Monday, April 25, 2016 10:29
Ričardas Berankis
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Lithuania's top tennis player Ričardas Berankis has achieved his highest ATP ranking so far after winning an ATP Challenger Tour match.

Valančiūnas poised to become Lithuanian record-setter, surpassing iconic Lithuanian greatsFREE

Saturday, April 23, 2016 12:37
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Jonas Valančiūnas's extraordinary performance in the NBA playoffs with the Toronto Raptors has made waves in Canada and the NBA that are being felt in Lithuania as well. The rising star is approaching or has met the Lithuanian records set by other famous NBA big men like Arvydas Sabonis and Žydrūnas Ilgauskas.