The Olympics wrapped up with its closing ceremony last night, here are the final results in the medal race: On the final day, Oleksandr Usyk won Ukraine’s first boxing gold medal of the games and celebrated with a quick in-ring Hopak: Click here for video (Canadian mirror) Ukraine Klitschko proud as classy Lomachenko wins gold […]Read more "London 2012 Olympics wraps-up with a Hopak"
Here is a recap of how the medal race is going after day 4 of Olympic competition for both Canada and Ukraine: Canada Divers Emilie Heymans and Jennifer Abel have claimed bronze in the women’s three-metre synchronized event. The result will put the 30-year-old Heymans into the history books as she becomes the first […]Read more "London Olympics Medal update–July 31, 2012 (Updated)"
It was the blunder seen all across the world as Ukraine’s chances to advance in the EuroCup were dashed by a shotty call by a nearby referee who claimed this was not a goal in today’s 1-0 final against England: "What can I say? There are five referees on the pitch and the ball was […]Read more "Ukraine robbed, Shevchenko retires"
Last Monday the BBC’s documentary show ‘Panorama’ aired ‘Stadiums of hate’ showcasing discrimination and violence in Poland and Ukraine as they prepare to host the UEFO EuroCup with a strong message: Don’t travel there to see the tournament, especially if you’re a visible minority. Since the airing, many groups have taken issue with the documentary, […]Read more "BBC’s controversial documentary on hate for UEFA EuroCup in Poland and Ukraine"
Today kicks off Holodomor Awareness week which runs until Sunday November 27th, commemorating the genocide of 7-10 million Ukrainians through forced starvation by the USSR from 1932-33. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress has a full list of Holodomor events happening this week, and here are some news worthy events that have happened so far: Kyiv – […]Read more "Holodomor news round-up–Nov 21 2011"