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Ukraine's Ex-World Boxing Champion Will Not Run For President

AP | PETER LEONARD | Posted 05.29.2014 | World

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ex-world boxing champion Vitali Klitschko, considered a strong contender to become Ukraine's next leader, upended the country's...

Why Ukraine's Next President Doesn't Matter

James Stafford | Posted 05.27.2014 | Business
James Stafford

From a business standpoint, the economic and political situation will not show signs of stability until next year. At the same time, the intuitive investor may see opportunity ripening.

Ukraine's Klitschko Calls For 'General Mobilization'

Reuters | Posted 03.01.2014 | World

KIEV, March 1 (Reuters) - Vitaly Klitschko, a senior Ukrainian politician and likely presidential candidate, called on Saturday for a "general mobiliz...

Carnage in Ukraine: What Next?

Michael Bociurkiw | Posted 04.23.2014 | Politics
Michael Bociurkiw

As the sun set on Kyiv Friday, it was unclear whether the majority of the protesters would accept the deal brokered by their leaders -- leaders who themselves are divided. With rivers of blood still drying in the cracks of Kyiv's historic cobblestone streets, it is more than likely that the protest movement will demand nothing less than the resignation of Yanukovych.

3 Killed In Kiev Clashes

Reuters | Pavel Polityuk and Natalia Zinets | Posted 03.23.2014 | World

* Opposition says Yanukovich does not meet their demands * Ready to brave police bullets with more protests, they say * ...

Protesters, Police Clash In Kiev

AP | MARIA DANILOVA and YURAS KARMANAU | Posted 03.22.2014 | World

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — A top opposition leader headed for talks with the Ukrainian president on Tuesday after yet another night of violent street clas...

Heavyweight Champ Gives Up Title For Politics

AP | NESHA STARCEVIC | Posted 12.17.2013 | Sports

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Vitali Klitschko is leaving boxing to concentrate on Ukrainian politics and his role as an opposition leader. Klitschko v...

Ukrainian Opposition Gears Up For Massive Protest

AP | JIM HEINTZ | Posted 12.07.2013 | World

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine's opposition, preparing for what it hopes will be a gigantic protest rally on Sunday, says it will negotiate with Presi...

Boxing champion and Ukrainian opposition leader Vitali Klitschko: "Ukraine's future is Europe"

Elisabeth Braw | Posted 06.25.2013 | World
Elisabeth Braw

Previously published in Metro www.metro.us/newyork/news/international/2013/04/05/vitali-klitschko-world-heavyweight-boxing-champ-hopes-to-become-next-...

Reigning Heavyweight Boxing Champ, Next PM?

Reuters | Posted 12.08.2012 | World

By Richard Balmforth KIEV, Oct 8 (Reuters) - The Western-style liberal party of heavyweight boxing champion Vitaly Klitschko has surge...

Bad Blood Donors: Feuds In MMA and Boxing

Elliot Worsell | Posted 05.06.2012 | Sports
Elliot Worsell

As two highly-charged fighters move nose-to-nose at a press conference, a small part of us hopes the beef boils over and sparks a scuffle at the dais, if to only further the pair's intensity and violence on fight night.

Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 04.21.2012 | New York
Len Berman

Stripping away all the silliness, there are some tangible side effects to Lin-Sanity. For one, a cable blackout was probably lifted because of Jeremy Lin.

Klitschko Unanimously Outpoints Chisora

Posted 02.19.2012 | Sports

By CIARAN FAHEY, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS MUNICH — Vitali Klitschko's 10th successful defense of his WBC heavyweight title ended in chaos Saturday ni...

Boxer Detained After Post-Fight Brawl

AP | CIARAN FAHEY | Posted 04.20.2012 | Sports

MUNICH (AP) — British heavyweight Dereck Chisora was released Sunday after nearly seven hours of questioning by police following his brawl with form...

WATCH: Klitschko Slapped By Chisora At Weigh-In

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 02.17.2012 | Sports

The opening bell for the heavyweight title bout between Vitali Klitschko and Dereck Chisora will not sound until Saturday evening in Munich but the fi...

"Big Daddy" Is Back: Bowe Wants to Fight Current Heavyweight Champions

Hank Koebler | Posted 12.31.2011 | Sports
Hank Koebler

Former heavyweight world champion boxer Riddick "Big Daddy" Bowe wants to return to boxing and fight each of the Klitschko brothers.

Klitschko Boxing Documentary Packs a Punch

Zorianna Kit | Posted 12.21.2011 | Entertainment
Zorianna Kit

As far as boxing stories go, the fascinating documentary feature Klitschko is anything but the typical boxing story.

Muhammad Ali vs Vitali Klitschko, Who Wins?

Gordon Marino | Posted 11.12.2011 | Sports
Gordon Marino

It could be argued that Dr. Ironfist is the most dominant heavyweight of all time. But what about the Greatest -- Muhammad Ali? How would Vitali have done against Ali?

Vitali Klitschko Successfully Defends His Title

Gordon Marino | Posted 11.10.2011 | Sports
Gordon Marino

On Saturday night in Wroclaw, Poland, WBC heavyweight champion Vitali Klitschko defeated Polish challenger Tomasz Adamek. This was Klitschko's 9th successful title defense.

Klitschko Defending Heavyweight Crown To Show He's "The Best"

AP | Posted 11.09.2011 | Sports

WROCLAW, Poland -- Vitali Klitschko will put away thoughts of retirement when he defends his WBC heavyweight title against Tomasz Adamek on Saturday n...

Vitali Klitschko Pounds Out a Dominant Performance and an Argument for Reform in Boxing

Gordon Marino | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Gordon Marino

On Saturday night, Vitali Klitschko both established himself as one of the most dominant heavyweight of his era and inadvertently hammered out an argument for reform in his beloved sport.