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.
A host of Ukrainian football clubs have been accused of match-fixing as police in the country carried out a wide-ranging raid that resulted in the arrest of at least one referee.
The Ukraine Rugby League has announced a revamp of its top competition which will see five regional Super League franchises put in place, allied to English clubs.
The European Union of Gymnastics (UEG) has awarded hosting rights for its 2019 European Acrobatic Championships and the 2020 European Rhythmic Championships to Israel and Ukraine, respectively, while the body’s executive committee members have voted in favour of continued participation at the European Games multi-sport event.