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A Ukranian billionaire is funding the latest effort to turn swimming into a regular competitive professional sport and not just one of the most popular events at the Summer Olympics.

The administrators behind the Ukrainian Premier League are adopting new commercial models and an updated competition format to overcome multiple problems – including Russia’s annexation of Crimea. Kevin Roberts reports on how the changes have attracted the interest of the world’s sports marketing agencies.

With less than two weeks until the International Olympic Committee (IOC) names its new leader, SportBusiness Group editorial director Kevin Roberts looks at the young life of Sergey Bubka, who would later become one of the presidential candidates.

The Ukrainian FA and data and betting services company Genius Sports have issued statements warning that a series of “friendlies” featuring four lower-league Ukrainian clubs were subject to match-fixing.

The European Broadcasting Union, the consortium of the continent’s public-service broadcasters, has moved to intervene in the financial struggles encountered by UA:PBC, the national broadcaster in Ukraine.

Salt Lake City and the state of Utah have formed a new committee to drive a proposed US bid for either the 2030 or 2034 winter Olympic and Paralympic Games, while Ukraine's Prime Minister, Oleksiy Honcharuk,…

Subscription broadcaster Setanta Sports is planning to launch a second channel in Ukraine, having gone live with its service in the country just over six months ago