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...

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...

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...

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...

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

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"He was born Ivan Boryshko on Karafuto, the Japanese half of the island now controlled by Russia and...

Death Match with Nazis, Three Best Players of the World, Top-10 Coach Ever –...

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Dynamo Kiev is not just the best and most titled football team in the former Soviet Union or Eastern Europe -...

Movie about legendary Ukrainian-Canadian goalkeeper

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His last name in Ukraine is pronounced as Savchouk (second vowel as in "hook" - ).
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Most titled football player of the former USSR returns as Dynamo Kyiv head coach

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"Mikhailichenko began his football career in the youth system of Dynamo Kyiv and made his debut in the Soviet...

Teenager Daria Bilodid, Ukraine, makes Judo history

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Paris Grand Slam gold medallist Daria BILODID (UKR) was crowned the youngest world judo champion in history with...

Boxing star Vasyl Lomachenko took traditional Ukrainian Cossacks’ Hopak dance classes for 4 years

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 Even as he boxed, Vasyl also played soccer and hockey and wrestled. At 10, he began traditional Ukrainian folk...

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