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Ukraine's Oleksandr Zinchenko shared a moment with Spanish referee Mateu Lahoz after the match in Cardiff. (Image: twitter/sworldfootball)
Ukraine

Own Goal Stops Ukraine on Route to the World Cup While Wales Goes Through

Wales beat Ukraine 1-0 to return to the World Cup stage after a 64-year-break. Andriy Yarmolenko’s own goal was the difference between the two teams in Cardiff on Sunday evening. Ukraine had beaten Scotland on Wednesday in Glasgow to reach the World Cup playoff final. Ukraine had a better start […]

Russian national and club teams at all levels have been banned from competing internationally following the invasion of Ukraine on 24 February. (Image: Facebook/rfsruofficial)
Russia

Russian FA to Consider Asian Confederation Move After Ban from UEFA

The Russian Football Federation is considering the possibility of switching to the Asian Confederation following the heavy sanctions imposed by the European Football governing body on the Russian football teams at all levels. Currently, Russian football is banned from featuring in any continental competitions after Putin ordered the invasion of […]

US Open champion Daniil Medvedev is among several players facing a ban at Wimbledon due to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. (Image: Peter Staples/ATP Tour)

Top Players Slam Wimbledon Ban on Russian, Belarusian Players

Some of the world’s top players are angry over a Wimbledon ban that would prevent Russian and Belarusian players – including some betting favorites – from playing in the grass-court Grand Slam event this year. Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic, and Andy Murray are among those who spoke out in recent […]

Oleksandr Sukhenko won various team and individual trophies during his career. (Image: Facebook)
Oleksandr Sukhenko

Ukraine War: Footballer Among Those Killed in Village Massacre

Oleksandr Sukhenko and his parents were kidnapped by Russian troops, then found dead outside Motyzhyn, a village situated 31 miles west of the Ukrainian capital Kyiv. The 25-year-old striker was one of around 30 civilians whose bodies were found in a shallow grave discovered in a forest after the Ukrainian […]

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

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 […]

Chelsea enjoyed great success in Abramovich's 19 years of ownership. (Image: Twitter/chelseafc)
Chelsea

Chicago Cubs Owners in Joint Bid to Buy Chelsea from Roman Abramovich

The Ricketts Family — who are the owners of the Chicago Cubs — along with billionaire Ken Griffin, have submitted a formal bid to buy Chelsea on Friday, which was the deadline day for receiving proposals. On Wednesday, the Ricketts family issued a statement about Chelsea, and said they and […]

Russian clubs and national teams were banned from competing internationally after Putin's invasion of Ukraine. (Image: Facebook/rfsruofficial)
Russia Ukraine War

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 […]