The failure of Ukraine at the world Championships, the problem of “my Teams” and other news 16 Feb

Sports weekend was rich in different events. Спорт24 offers to see the main events that occurred on 16 February.

  • 1Провал team Ukraine for world Championships 2020

  • 2Результативный pass Kravets

  • 3Проблемы Manchester city

  • 4Фиаско Tsurenko

Sunday, 16th-February, in Italian Antholz hosted two races in the framework of the biathlon world Championships.

Neither women’s nor men’s national teams of Ukraine to be hooked for medals failed.

Among the representatives of Ukraine best result was shown Olena Pidhrushna.

Starting fourth, she crossed the finish line only 13-th. The victory was celebrated by Dorothea Wierer.

In the men’s team best score, Artem Prima – 24 step. But the unexpected victory of the Frenchman Emilien Jacklin.

Also after the race the leader of the Ukrainian team Dmitry Pidruchny complained of back pain. Dmitry will miss the individual race.

The football team of Ukraine Vasyl Kravets played their fourth match for the Spanish “a coruña” in this season.

Second in importance to the Spanish League his team defeated the “Fuenlabrada”. “Lugo”, which is fighting for survival, beat the middle of the standings with the score 1:0.

On 76 minutes Kravets performed a classy cross from the left flank. Sidi El-Hasen decided not to spoil the excellent transfer of Ukrainians and sent the ball accurately into the goal.

For Manchester city, violation of rules of financial fair play can have fatal consequences. In addition to exclusion from European competitions for 2 seasons, the bulls could lose the title of Champions of England 2014.

The English League can retroactively withdraw from Manchester city points. The club may be deprived of the championship in 2014, if in the course of a separate investigation of the submarine violations are confirmed.

Likely that the title of Champions of England will go to Liverpool if the Premier League decide to punish the Manchester city. Thus, it will be the 19th League title for Liverpool and the first within the Premier League.

Given that Liverpool almost won the Premier League 2019/2020 season in the asset “Liverpool” will be 20 titles – the same “Manchester United”.


Lesya Tsurenko has not won the ITF tournament in Cairo (Egypt). In the final match Ukrainian lost to Irina Begu from Romania (118 in the WTA rankings).

The match lasted nearly two and a half hours. Tennis players exchanged victories in the two initial sets. Therefore, the fate of the title was decided in the last game.

Tsurenko scored a break at the start of the set, but the 29-year-old Running then won 4 games, and then the match.

For Tsurenko, it was the first final since 6th January 2019. Then in the final of the WTA tournament in Brisbane Ukrainian lost to Karolina Pliskova.