Ukraine

August 9, 2022
August 9, 2022

Medvedev looks on the bright side of Wimbledon ban

Daniil Medvedev said he tried to use the extra time away from the court to his advantage after Wimbledon banned Russian and Belarusian players from the grass court major in light of Russia's invasion of Ukraine.

July 30, 2022
July 30, 2022

Everton fan awarded penalty for helping Ukrainian refugees

An Everton supporter who travelled to the Ukrainian border to help fleeing refugees following Russia's invasion of the country was invited to the pitch to kick a penalty during a pre-season match against Dynamo Kyiv.

July 25, 2022
July 25, 2022

Ukrainian youths rebuild villages by throwing "techno parties"

In a village in northern Ukraine that was devastated by Russian occupation only months ago, a techno party is in full swing.

July 22, 2022
July 22, 2022

Ukraine, Russia to sign deal to reopen grain ports, says Turkey

Russia and Ukraine will sign a deal on Friday to reopen Ukraine's Black Sea ports for grain exports, Turkey said, raising hopes that an international food crisis aggravated by Russia's invasion can be eased.

July 12, 2022
July 12, 2022

Ukraine to begin football season in August

Ukraine will launch its new football season despite Russia's ongoing invasion, the country's sports minister said Monday.

June 2, 2022
June 2, 2022

Football legend Pele tells Putin: 'stop the invasion'

Brazilian football legend Pele called Wednesday for Russian President Vladimir Putin to end his army's invasion of Ukraine, as the war-torn country's national team was set to vie for a World Cup spot.

June 2, 2022
June 2, 2022

War-hit Ukraine keep World Cup dream alive

Ukraine are one game away from qualifying for the World Cup after beating Scotland 3-1 in a play-off semi-final in Glasgow on Wednesday in their first competitive match since the country was invaded by Russia.

May 27, 2022
May 27, 2022

'When will I be home again?' Ukraine player tires of life on the road

For Anhelina Kalinina, the date of February 17 is burned on her memory. It was the day she left her home in Kyiv to train in Doha expecting to quickly return, just as she always did every few weeks when the grind of the tennis tour allowed.

May 22, 2022
May 22, 2022

Ukraine rejects ceasefire as Russia intensifies fighting in Donbas

Ukraine ruled out a ceasefire or concessions to Moscow while Russia intensified an offensive in the eastern Donbas region and stopped providing gas to Finland, as Polish President Andrzej Duda prepared to address the Ukrainian parliament on Sunday.

May 7, 2022
May 7, 2022

Ukraine war: How far it will go?

When President Vladimir Putin launched “a special military operation” on February 24 to “demilitarization” and “denazification” of Ukraine, there were a few to doubt that the military campaign would end in Russia’s favour and it would be over soon.