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Roman Abramovich is regarded by Ukraine as a go-between  with Russia. (Image: express.co.uk)

Roman Abramovich Suffered Symptoms of Suspected Poisoning After Talks in Ukraine

After attending peace talks between Russia and Ukraine, Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich found himself among a group who suffered symptoms similar to those experienced by poisoning victims. According to the Wall Street Journal, Abramovich is understood to have developed red eyes, painful tearing, and peeling skin on his face and […]

Russian clubs and national teams were banned from competing internationally after Putin's invasion of Ukraine. (Image: Facebook/rfsruofficial)
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UEFA Ban on Russian Teams Upheld by the Court of Arbitration for Sport

Russian football teams were banned from playing in UEFA and FIFA competitions following Ukraine’s invasion by Vladimir Putin’s troops. Russian football authorities appealed the decision in Lausanne, but an urgent ruling from the Court of Arbitration for Sport has upheld the sanctions. This decision doesn’t apply to Russia’s chances of […]

Anatoly Tymoshchuk is now regared as a 'traitor' in Ukraine, the country he wrote history for at both club and national team levels. (Image: news.obozrevatel.com)

Ukrainian Deprived Hero Tymoshchuk Accused of Being a Russian Spy

Just days after Anatoliy Tymoshchuk was tagged as a ‘traitor’ — erased from the Ukrainian Football Federation’s records and deprived of all the honors and trophies he won at club and national team levels in Ukraine — his former agent Vitaliy Yurchenko made shocking statements regarding the ex-midfielder. According to […]

The Chinese broadcaster of the Premier League will not show any games this weekend, meaning that Premier League fans will not be able to watch the Manchester derby on Sunday. (Image: Twitter/mancity)

China Will Not Broadcast Premier League Games Over Support for Ukraine

The broadcast rights holder in China informed the Premier League that they won’t show any matches this weekend because of the league’s planned support for Ukraine. The Premier League and all its clubs have positioned themselves against Russia’s actions after the invasion of Ukraine ordered by President Vladimir Putin. China, […]

The world of football has shown its support for the people of Ukraine following the Russian invasion. (Image: Twitter/fifpro)

Russia-Ukraine Crisis: Two Ukrainian Football Players Killed

Two Ukrainian football players have lost their lives over the past 24 hours. Vitalii Sapylo and Dmytro Martynenko are the first two sportsmen to die following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. The tragic news was announced by FIFPRO, the world players’ syndicate, on Tuesday evening. Sapylo, who was just 21, was […]

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 […]