Soviet occupation

On this day in sport: 21 October

On this day in sport boxing legend Ričardas Tamulis secured a spot in his first Olympic final during the midst of Lithuania’s dominance in the ring under...

On this day in sport: 17 October

On this day in sport Stasys Šaparnis added to Lithuania’s Olympic glory under Soviet occupation.

On this day in sport: 5 October

On this day in sport Lithuanian Modestas Paulauskas claimed his third straight EuroBasket Gold medal in Italy.

On this day in football: 1 October

A day after Lithuania’s four basketball patriots of the 1980’s guided the USSR to an Olympic title, two of their counterparts added to the Gold medal...

On this day in sport: 23 September (1)

As the Sydney Swans football club enter another AFL Grand Final it’s only fair that we return to Australia’s largest city to reflect on another...

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