Tag: Ukraine

New stadium in war-torn Ukraine capital Kyiv

Ukraine new stadium opened

It is boots-on-the-ground situation in Ukraine with Russia staging a war against the former with missiles raining on the country. It is leading to a trail of death and destruction with Ukraine suffering huge casualties. Despite the war ravages, the Ukrainians love for the game of football has not... » Read more

Ukraine jump on FIFA 2030 show bid bandwagon

Ukraine added to Spanish-Portuguese WC bid

Spain and Portugal this week added Ukraine to their bid for the 2030 World Cup. It will likely be up against bids from South America and a Saudi Arabia-led bid that could feature Egypt and Greece. ‘Forbes’ stated that the most “compact” World Cup ever might be happening in Qatar later this... » Read more

UPL back amid boots-on-ground scene

Ukrainian football league returned behind closed doors

The Ukrainian Premier League (UPL) (Ukraine) has returned with bomb shelters and air raid sirens fitted at stadiums to protect the players. ‘Daily Star’ stated that the top-flight clubs FC Shakhtar Donetsk and the FC Metalist 1925 Kharkiv played out a goalless draw in the first match of the new... » Read more

Russia persona non grata in sports world

Russia ban update

The United States Olympic chiefs threw their support behind the International Olympic Committee (IOC) calls for Russian athletes to be barred from international competition following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. ‘The Times of India’ stated that the United States Olympic & Paralympic... » Read more

Ukraine plans to spend big on sports sector

Ukraine investment into sports facilities

The President of Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelensky, has rolled out ambitious plans for the sports sector and has announced major sports investments throughout the country. Though reports stated that Zelensky is touting the whole development more something extraordinaire than what it is, nevertheless,... » Read more

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