Tag: Russia Invasion

Police arrested former UFC champion Cain Velasquez for attempted murder in San Jose. (Image: Joe Camporeale/USA Today Sports)

MMA Notebook: Velasquez Arrested for Attempted Murder; Ukraine Crisis Impacts MMA

The San Jose Police Department announced Tuesday morning that it had arrested former UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez for attempted murder. Velasquez has his first court date on Wednesday. Police are holding him without bail. Police identify Velasquez as shooter in Monday incident The arrest followed a shooting in the […]

Roman Abramovich celebrated with Chelsea's players, on the pitch, after the Club World Cup win in Abu Dhabi last month. (Image: Twitter/FIFA)

Chelsea Owner Abramovich to Sell Team? Three Bids Expected This Week

Billionaire Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich could be on his way out from Stamford Bridge after inviting offers for a takeover with his latest decisions. According to reports, Abramovich will receive at least three offers by the end of the week. The potential buyers believe the Russian is finally ready to […]

Alex Len (center) is surrounded by players from the Sacramento Kings and Denver Nuggets during a moment of silence before their game to pay respect to Len's home country of Ukraine. (Image: Getty)

NBA Players Alex Len, Svi Mykhailiuk from Ukraine Condemn Russian Invasion

Alex Len from the Sacramento Kings and Svi Mykhailiuk from the Toronto Raptors are NBA players originally from Ukraine who issued a joint statement condemning this week’s invasion by Russia. Len and Mykhailiuk also played for the Ukrainian national team. They’ve been trying to stay in contact with family in […]

Aeroflot was on a commercial deal with Manchester United since 2013. (Image: Twitter/deadlinedaylive)

Manchester United End Sponsorship Contract with Russian Airline Aeroflot

Manchester United has stopped their commercial partnership with the Russian state airline Aeroflot. This comes just 24 hours after Russia invaded neighboring Ukraine. UK’s government banned Aeroflot from flying in its airspace, while the Civil Aviation Authority suspended its foreign carrier permit. Aeroflot had been a commercial partner of Manchester […]