SAINT-DENIS, France - On a night when youth and experience aligned, striker Olivier Giroud scored twice on his 100th appearance for France and teenager Eduardo Camavinga celebrated his first start by scoring an acrobatic goal in a 7-1 thrashing of Ukraine ...
Oct 8, 2020
By EVGENIY MALOLETKA KYIV, Ukraine - Relishing an opportunity to exercise after Ukraine's coronavirus lockdown, hundreds of Kyiv residents have been flocking to an improvised outdoor workout area on an island facing the capital.The Kachalka gym has enjoyed broad popularity ...
Jun 12, 2020
NYON, Switzerland - As world heavyweight boxing champions for more than a decade, Wladimir Klitschko and his brother Vitali helped establish Ukraine on the sports map.Now that Ukraine and its capital city of Kyiv - where Vitali is mayor - are part of the ...
Nov 29, 2019
AFTER Jerwin Ancajas, it's Donnie Nietes' turn to take the limelight two weeks from now.The resident star of Cebu-based ALA boxing stable stakes his International Boxing Federation (IBF) flyweight crown against Juan Carlos Reveco of Argentina on Feb. 24 ...
Feb 6, 2018
KIEV, Ukraine - Andriy Yarmolenko celebrated his 70th international appearance with two first-half goals to move Ukraine to the top of Group I with a 2-0 victory over Turkey on Saturday in World Cup qualifying.Despite trailing leaders Croatia and Iceland ...
Sep 3, 2017
KRAKOW, Poland - It's a tough life on the road for new FIFA member Kosovo.Sunday's (Monday, Manila time) 3-0 loss to Ukraine in a Group I game staged in Poland meant the Kosovans have conceded nine goals ...
Oct 10, 2016
KIEV, Ukraine - Russia and Ukraine's political rivalry will extend into the world of football in 2018 as they try to outdo each other in hosting two of the sport's biggest events.Ukraine's capital Kiev will play ...
Sep 20, 2016
MARSEILLE, France - Poland will play Switzerland in the last 16 of the European Championship with a big question hanging over its head: Has star striker Robert Lewandowski left his goal-scoring boots at home?Poland cemented its first appearance in the tournament&# ...
Jun 22, 2016
SAINT-DENIS, France - Germany and Poland played out the first goalless draw of the European Championship on Thursday (Friday, Manila time) in a dour match at the Stade de France.A glaring miss was fittingly the key moment of a Group C ...
Jun 17, 2016
LILLE, France - Bastian Schweinsteiger marked his return from injury by sealing a 2-0 win for Germany over Ukraine in the world champions' opening game at Euro 2016 on Sunday."A Bastian Schweinsteiger is worth his weight in gold," Germany coach ...
Jun 13, 2016
PARIS - A Frenchman with an arsenal of weapons and a grudge against his government's immigration policies was detained as he tried to leave Ukraine and launch an assault on the European Championship, Ukrainian officials said on Monday, describing it as ...
Jun 7, 2016
FRANKFURT, Germany - Tony Parker is back and France will be looking to retain the title at the European Basketball Championship that starts over the weekend in four cities across the continent.Originally scheduled to be held in Ukraine, the competition was moved ...
Sep 3, 2015
NEW YORK - The champ returned to the Garden, and it sounded and felt like Kiev.Ukraine's Wladimir Klitschko easily outpointed a game-but-outclassed Bryant Jennings in the champion's first fight in the United States in seven years, ...
Apr 26, 2015
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GILAS Pilipinas simply had no answer to Ukraine's strong inside-outside game on Monday, dropping a 64-114 setback to close out its campaign in the 2014 Antibes Basketball Tournament without a victory at the Azur Arena in Antibes, France.Gilas ...
Aug 18, 2014
SOCHI, Russia - Heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko expressed shock and revulsion on Thursday (Friday, Manila time) at the deaths in his country, and said Ukraine President Viktor Yanukovych must step down before civil war engulfs the nation.Klitschko, the brother of opposition leader ...
Feb 21, 2014
LJUBLJANA, Slovenia - San Antonio Spurs star Tony Parker scored 28 points Sunday to lead France past Ukraine, 77-71, and into the second round of the European basketball championship.Finland advanced earlier in the day, eliminating Russia with an 86-83 win ...
Sep 9, 2013
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