The last week of January was eventful in the world of sports. But not all Ukrainian athletes she was light. About the main events in the world of sport, 26 January – read the material Спорт24.
The Death Of Kobe Bryant
On January 26 in the crash of the helicopter killed the basketball player Kobe Bryant. With him on Board were his daughter Gianna, the pilot and three passengers. They all died.
The NBA this evening began with a minute of silence.
The Defeat Of Redkach
Ukrainian boxer Welterweight Ivan Redkach suffered their 5th defeat in the professional ring.
In the US, the Ukrainian lost to American Danny Garcia in a fight for the right to fight the world champion under version WBC.
The American dominated for the entire match, but never knocked out Ukrainians. Unanimous decision of the judges gave the victory to Garcia.
For the Ukrainian defeat were hurt in the context that he lost his chance to fight for the title. In the Boxing organizations rankings Ivan is not the best position, so a title fight to him in the near future “does not Shine”.
Debut defeat Haha
In the undercard fight of Danny Garcia – Ivan Redkach meeting of Ukrainian Gega Arnold Stephen Fulton.
At stake the match was a world title WBO International. The boxers were in a status of mandatory Challenger for the WBO lines.
After the halfway point of the match, Fulton seized the initiative and won by unanimous decision.
For Haga, who first fought 12 rounds, the first defeat in the professional ring.
The failure of biathlon in Pokljuka
In Slovenian Pokljuka completed the 6th stage of the biathlon world Cup, after which the athletes are not waiting for a big break. Less than 3 weeks the world Cup starts in Antholz.
26th January, the men’s and women’s mixed relay. In the men’s competition Ukraine was represented by Dmytro Pidruchny and Brendan, and in women – only Julius Jim.
Ukrainian athletes have demonstrated poor shooting and speed and did not fight for even place in the top 30.
Assistant finished 28 prima – 29-Julia M. Jim in the women’s mass start was the 25th.
Ukraine and Russia will not apply for the Euro-2026
The Ministry of culture, youth and sports of Ukraine has denied information that Ukraine together with Russia may hold Euro-2026 handball.
The Ukrainian side States that did not conduct any negotiations regarding a joint tournament.
The President of the Russian handball Federation Sergey Shishkarev announced that Russia and Ukraine discussed the possibility of joint filing.
His statement crossbill made on 25 January, at an extraordinary Congress of the European handball Federation.
On behalf of the Ministry of culture, youth and sports of Ukraine, as well as the handball Federation of Ukraine, we inform you that we have not been and are not conducting any negotiations on joint Championships with the representatives of the Russian Federation,
– said the Ukrainian Ministry.
The Ministry of culture, youth and sports of Ukraine noted that to carry out joint activities with the country-aggressor – is unacceptable.
The Return Of The Mustache
The promoter of Ukrainian Alexander Krasyuk told new details of the organization of the match. The next opponent of Alexander Usyk in the heavyweight Veche still be a Briton Derek Chisora.
Krasyuk explained that Usyk will fight with Cooroy to ingratiate himself with the fans. Thus, the forthcoming meeting of Ukrainian and Anthony Joshua will attract a large audience.
According to Kraska, while fight the Tendril – Chisora is not confirmed officially, as settled the last detail.
Official information about the battle of the Tendril – Chisora will appear within 3-4 days.