Karpaty FC halfback Yurii Tkachuk refused to be transferred to Russian Anzhi football club form Makhachkala.
Athletes of Ukraine's national HBM (historical medieval battle) team gained win at the IMCF (International Medieval Combat Federation) Battle of Nations world championship.
The Ukrainian team has proved to be the best in all six events at the FINA Synchronized Swimming World Series in Toronto.
Ukrainian gymnast Oleh Verniaiev won gold and bronze medals at the European Championships in Romania.
Olympic champion Oleh Verniaiev has won gold at the European Artistic Gymnastics Championships in Romania.
Ukrainian athlete Oleh Verniaiev won the All Around competitions of the Artistic Gymnastics World Cup held in London.
One of the best fighters in boxing Vasyl Lomachenko (8-1, 6 KOs) dominated his WBO junior featherweight title defense before Sosa's own corner stopped the fight after the ninth round.
Ukrainian archer Veronika Marchenko won the gold medal of the European indoor archery championship in France.
Ukrainian National biathlon team took women's relay second place at Biathlon World Cup 2017 held in Austrian Hochfilzen.
Ukrainian biathlete Yulia Dzhyma has won the 7.5K sprint in IBU Open European Championships 2017 in Poland's Duszniki Zdroj.
Ukrainian chess player Hanna Muzychuk became the winner of FIDE World Blitz Championship chess tournament 2016.
Over several days of interviews with The New York Times, Russian officials said they no longer disputed a damning set of facts that detailed a doping program with few, if any, historical precedents.
On Dec. 24, Kyiv's Palace of Sports hosted a nationwide CrossFit competition for military veterans with injuries and disabilities, as well as civilians.