Taiho, arguably the greatest Sumo wresler of all time, was of Ukrainian descent and...

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According to Wikipedia, Taihō Kōki - (Іва́н Бори́шко, Ivan Boryshko; May 29, 1940 – January 19, 2013) was a Japanese professional sumo wrestler....

Sergey Bubka’s pole vault outdoor best of 6.14m celebrates its 25th anniversary

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"Sergey Bubka’s world and European outdoor best of 6.14m is one of the most enduring marks in the record books and...

Terry Sawchuck, the famous Hockey Hall of Fame goalie, was named ‘Ukey” because of...

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"Terrance Gordon Sawchuk (December 28, 1929 – May 31, 1970) was a Canadian professional ice hockey goaltender who played 21 seasons in...

Oksana Baiul, the first Winter Olympic champion of independent Ukraine, 1994

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Known as the “Swan of Odessa,” Baiul was one of the most graceful and artistically accomplished skaters in the history...

Dynamo Kyiv vs Barcelona among the greatest Champions League games

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20. Barcelona 0-4 Dynamo Kiev Group stage, 1997/98 In 1986, a nine-year-old child had to be evacuated from his home in Kiev’s suburbs...

R.I.P., NHL Hall-of-Famer Dale Hawerchuk

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The leading scorer in the first iteration of the Winnipeg Jets and a member of the Hockey Hall of Fame Dale...

Toughest Open-Air Gym in Europe

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It is situated right in the center of Kyiv, on the island amidst Dnieper river which divides Kyiv on two almost equal parts - "left...

Sport Illustrated’s 2018 Boxing Trainer of the Year: ‘Papachenko’

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There’s one man who works with more fighters in the current wave of Eastern European boxing champions than any other....

13-year-old Ukrainian Oleksiy Sereda became the youngest European champion in the history of diving

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"Ukraine's 13-year-old diving sensation Oleksii Sereda has become the sport's youngest-ever European champion after winning 10m platform gold in Kiev. Sereda is...

Ukrainians in NHL

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Did you know that the greatest Wayne Gretzky is half-Ukrainian (on his father's side) and grew up in Ukrainian environment? His father Walter says that...

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