Ukraine in the Olympics

Ukraine first participation at the Olympic Games as an independent nation was in 1994, and Ukrainian athletes competed in every Summer Olympic Games and Winter Olympic Games since then. More on the history of Ukraine in the Olympics: Ukraine at the Olympics http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ukraine_at_the_Olympics Ukraine at the 2010 Winter Olympics http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ukraine_at_the_2010_Winter_Olympics Ukraine at the 2012 Summer…




The Role and Importance of Sports for Ukrainians

Sports in the Ukraine are an important part of Ukrainian culture. Ukraine greatly pays a great attention on physical education. Such things as swimming pools, gymnastic gyms, football and many other athletic facilities are very popular here. The top professional league on football is the Vyscha Liha (“premier league”). The two most successful teams in…




Ukraine Most Popular Sports – Soccer, Gymnastics and Boxing

Ukrainians, as people of most former USSR countries, are very much into sports. As in many European countries, soccer is the most popular sport. Young people can be seen playing soccer everywhere and surely, many of them have the goal to join one of the Ukrainian teams one day. Ukraine’s soccer team is doing very…