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Ukrainian tennis player Elina Svitolina on a 'mission' to help war-torn country

CNN 27 Jun 2022
The 27-year-old, who is in regular contact with her family and friends back in Ukraine, has taken a break from tennis to focus her efforts on raising funds and awareness of her country's plight ... Aged 16, Svitolina left Ukraine to pursue her sporting ambitions but always had her country in her heart.

WNBA star Brittney Griner ordered to trial on cannabis possession charges in Russia

East Bay Times 27 Jun 2022
She was arrested at Sheremetyevo Airport less than a week before Russia sent troops into Ukraine, which aggravated already-high tensions with sweeping sanctions by the United States and Russia’s denunciation of U.S. weapon supplies to Ukraine ... Sports . ... Sports .. Russia fires missiles across Ukraine, cements gains in east. Sports . ... Sports . ... Sports ..

Ukraine basketball kit to sport logo of Kaohsiung Steelers

Taipei Times 27 Jun 2022
Ukraine are to wear the Kaohsiung Steelers logo on the left front side of their basketball shorts when they play against Georgia at Arena Riga in Latvia on Friday and North Macedonia at the Boris Trajkovski Sports Center in Skopje on Monday next week, the Steelers said in a statement.

Ukraine questions neutrality of Russian judokas by publishing list of those in armed forces

Inside The Games 27 Jun 2022
Russia's invasion of Ukraine, aided by Belarus, breached the Olympic Truce ... "Everybody who follows world sport a small way understands that Russian athletes are a key part of this country's aggressive propaganda politics," said FJU President Mykhailo Koshliak ... invasion of Ukraine.

As Wimbledon begins, an era of sports free of bans and boycotts endsThe bans represent ...

Deccan Herald 27 Jun 2022
“I do think Ukraine has rightly galvanized the West and its allies, but I also believe that sport will emerge as a connector instead of a tool of division,” said Terrence Burns, a sports consultant who in the 2000s advised Russia on its bids to secure hosting rights for the Olympics and the World Cup during a different era ... Sports News. sports.

G7 leaders joke about stripping to outdo bare-chested Putin

Yahoo Daily News 27 Jun 2022
Russia was kicked out of what was previously called the G8 in 2014 following its initial invasion of Ukraine’s Crimean peninsula ... President Biden announced Sunday that the group will impose new import bans on Russian gold as a punishment for Moscow’s going invasion of Ukraine.

Denmark's "focus" on securing sporting events key to bidding success, Lundov claims

Inside The Games 27 Jun 2022
Sport Event Denmark chief executive Lars Lundov believes the country's unwavering focus on securing major international sporting competitions is the key to its success in bidding wars ... "We don’t do that, just sporting events ... "The National Federations are the main organisers but they have support from the city and Sport Event Denmark as well.".

Opinion | The Future of the West Is in Question

Politico 27 Jun 2022
Without more forceful intervention in Ukraine's war, the consequences for the U.S ... A Ukrainian serviceman looks at the ruins of the sports complex of the National Technical University in Kharkiv, Ukraine, Friday, June 24, 2022, damaged during a night shelling ... Russia’s invasion of Ukraine surely heralded the end of an era of illusions.

Here's the biggest news you missed this weekend

Yahoo Daily News 27 Jun 2022
US bans Russian gold imports at G-7 as leaders consider new sanctions over Ukraine war ... Latest from Ukraine ... A Ukrainian serviceman holds rocket fragments at the ruins of the sports complex of the National Technical University in Kharkiv, Ukraine, Friday, June 24, 2022, damaged during a night of shelling.

'Unimaginable': At least 11 dead as Russian missile slams shopping mall in central Ukraine: Live updates

The Evening Tribune 27 Jun 2022
Russia intensified its campaign of terror Monday with a missile strike that appears to have killed or wounded scores of people in a crowded shopping mall in the central Ukraine city of Kremenchuk ...White House National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan said Ukraine will receive urgently needed air-defense systems to target incoming missiles.

AP News Summary at 9:43 a.m. EDT

Dothan Eagle 27 Jun 2022
Zelenskyy tells G-7 summit Ukraine forces face urgent moment ... Zelenskyy, in his remarks on Monday to the Group of Seven summit, addressed the delicacy of the moment for Ukraine in its war with Russia ... The G-7 leaders in turn pledged to support Ukraine “for as long as it takes.” ... NATO to boost rapid reaction force, Ukraine military support.

Meet Northern Ireland! The ultimate underdogs at Euro 2022 qualified as the lowest-ranked nation and ...

The Daily Mail 27 Jun 2022
At Newforge Sports Complex in south Belfast, the home of Northern Ireland's women's football team, the slogan is 'Getting Better Never Stops.' ... So when Northern Ireland qualified for the women's Euros by beating Ukraine, Shiels described it as the best ever sporting achievement for the United Kingdom.

As Wimbledon Begins, an Era of Sports Free of Bans and Boycotts Ends

New York Times 27 Jun 2022
For decades, sports has avoided punishing athletes for the actions of their countries. Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has put an end to that ... .

Russia defaults on overseas debt for 1st time in over a century

The Siasat Daily 27 Jun 2022
Moscow ... Russia has seemed on an inevitable path to default since sanctions were first imposed by the US and European Union following the invasion of Ukraine. Get the latest updates in Hyderabad City News, Technology, Entertainment, Sports, Politics and Top Stories on WhatsApp & Telegram by subscribing to our channels ... .

AP News Summary at 10:19 a.m. EDT

Dothan Eagle 27 Jun 2022
SLOVIANSK, Ukraine (AP) — The governor of Ukraine's Luhansk region says Russia is mounting an all-out assault on the last Ukrainian stronghold in the eastern region, “pouring fire” from the ground and air ... Zelenskyy tells G-7 summit Ukraine forces face urgent moment ... The G-7 leaders in turn pledged to support Ukraine “for as long as it takes.”.

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Servicemen of the people's militia of the separatist Donetsk People's Republic pose for a photo in a street in front of apartment buildings damaged by shelling from fighting on the outskirts of Mariupol, Ukraine
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Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks to the commander of the Donetsk People's Republic's reconnaissance battalion Sparta Artem Zhoga, father of late commander of this battalion Colonel Vladimir Zhoga who died during a fighting with Ukrainian forces, at the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia, Monday, May 9, 2022.
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