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# vitali-klitschko - Sunday 21 September, 2014

Sports Film of the Week: Klitschko
# Sports Film Of The Week
# Sports Film Of The Week

Sports Film of the Week: Klitschko

Sep 21st 2014, 9:00 PM 3,181 Views 1 Comment

The documentary examines the unique upbringing and careers of Vitali and Wladimir Klitschko.

# vitali-klitschko - Monday 26 May, 2014

Ukraine boxing hero Klitschko claims Kiev mayor seat
# Versatility
# Versatility

Ukraine boxing hero Klitschko claims Kiev mayor seat

May 26th 2014, 12:05 AM 3,055 Views 2 Comments

He and his younger brother Wladimir — himself known as Dr Steelhammer — shared all the world’s heavyweight belts between them.

# vitali-klitschko - Saturday 29 March, 2014

Klitschko decides against running for Ukraine president
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# Step Down

Klitschko decides against running for Ukraine president

Mar 29th 2014, 11:11 AM 7,929 Views 65 Comments

The former boxer said he would instead back the candidacy of businessman Petro Poroshenko.

# vitali-klitschko - Sunday 23 March, 2014

Ukraine calls for release of "abducted" commander whose base was stormed yesterday
# Crimea Crisis
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# Crimea Crisis

Ukraine calls for release of "abducted" commander whose base was stormed yesterday

Mar 23rd 2014, 2:52 PM 8,236 Views 68 Comments

It’s believed Col Yuliy Mamchur is being held in a Russian military jail.

# vitali-klitschko - Thursday 6 March, 2014

Political heavyweights? Kenny Egan met Vitali Klitschko in Dublin today (PIC)
# EPP Congress
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# EPP Congress

Political heavyweights? Kenny Egan met Vitali Klitschko in Dublin today (PIC)

Mar 6th 2014, 8:04 PM 21,259 Views 60 Comments

It had to happen…

Vitali Klitschko: 'I know better than anyone, no fight, no win'
# EPP Congress
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# EPP Congress

Vitali Klitschko: 'I know better than anyone, no fight, no win'

Mar 6th 2014, 7:35 PM 19,096 Views 137 Comments

Yulia Tymoshenko and Klitschko have addressed the EPP Congress in Dublin where the situation in Ukraine has dominated.

# vitali-klitschko - Sunday 26 January, 2014

Kiev protesters seize police base after opposition leaders reject offer
# Ukraine Crisis
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# Ukraine Crisis

Kiev protesters seize police base after opposition leaders reject offer

Jan 26th 2014, 7:19 AM 5,338 Views 28 Comments

‘Euromaiden’ demonstrators seized the building in an early morning raid as fresh clashes erupted in the Ukrainian capital.

# vitali-klitschko - Saturday 25 January, 2014

Opposition leader offered PM job in bid to end Kiev violence
# Ukraine
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# Ukraine

Opposition leader offered PM job in bid to end Kiev violence

Jan 25th 2014, 6:19 PM 5,890 Views 21 Comments

Arseniy Yatsenyuk is being offered the prime minister post, and Vitali Klitschko the position of deputy PM.

Another fatality in Kiev protests as minister warns peace efforts 'futile'
# EUROMAIDEN
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# EUROMAIDEN

Another fatality in Kiev protests as minister warns peace efforts 'futile'

Jan 25th 2014, 12:12 PM 4,733 Views 16 Comments

Protesters in Kiev are warning the conflict will escalate if President Viktor Yanukovych uses force to end the demonstrations.

# vitali-klitschko - Wednesday 18 December, 2013

Wladimir Klitschko vows to win brother's WBC belt
# Heavyweights
# Heavyweights

Wladimir Klitschko vows to win brother's WBC belt

Dec 18th 2013, 2:47 PM 3,341 Views 1 Comment

Just yesterday, Vitali announced he was giving up boxing in favour of politics.

# vitali-klitschko - Monday 16 December, 2013

Vitali Klitschko relinquishes WBC world title
# Boxing
# Boxing

Vitali Klitschko relinquishes WBC world title

Dec 16th 2013, 8:56 PM 6,328 Views 11 Comments

The Ukrainian heavyweight champion is stepping aside to focus on politics.

# vitali-klitschko - Thursday 28 March, 2013

David Haye announces his comeback, has presumably recovered from sore toe
# Call It A Comeback
# Call It A Comeback

David Haye announces his comeback, has presumably recovered from sore toe

Mar 28th 2013, 3:32 PM 1,076 Views 6 Comments

Watch out, Klitschkos — David Haye says he’s coming to get you.

# vitali-klitschko - Thursday 13 December, 2012

VIDEO: Just your average parliamentary riot in Ukraine
# Decorum
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# Decorum

VIDEO: Just your average parliamentary riot in Ukraine

Dec 13th 2012, 9:43 AM 5,701 Views 31 Comments

Government and opposition MPs came to blows after trying to push each other out of the way at the podium.

# vitali-klitschko - Monday 29 October, 2012

Disappointment for sports stars as Ukraine's ruling party claims poll win
# Ukraine
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# Ukraine

Disappointment for sports stars as Ukraine's ruling party claims poll win

Oct 29th 2012, 11:55 AM 6,254 Views 5 Comments

Footballer Andriy Shevchenko and boxer Vitali Klitschko had been tipped to do well but both fell short of expectations as the party of President Viktor Tymoshenko claimed victory.

# vitali-klitschko - Friday 26 October, 2012

Sheva, Klitschko hope to score in Ukraine election
# Political Football
# Political Football

Sheva, Klitschko hope to score in Ukraine election

Oct 26th 2012, 11:21 AM 907 Views 0 Comments

Iconic footballer Andriy Shevchenko and world boxing champion Vitali Klitchsko will both stand for election in Ukraine this weekend.

# vitali-klitschko - Tuesday 25 September, 2012

Haye rules out Ukraine bout amid racism fears
# Staying Away
# Staying Away

Haye rules out Ukraine bout amid racism fears

Sep 25th 2012, 2:02 PM 572 Views 1 Comment

The British boxer maintains that he wants to fight WBC heavyweight champion Vitali Klitschko.

# vitali-klitschko - Sunday 23 September, 2012

Former heavyweight champion Sanders killed
# Tragedy
# Tragedy

Former heavyweight champion Sanders killed

Sep 23rd 2012, 11:41 AM 1,519 Views 1 Comment

South-African reportedly shot in a restaurant near Pretoria.

# vitali-klitschko - Tuesday 11 September, 2012

Charr protest leaves Klitschko bewildered
# Confusion
# Confusion

Charr protest leaves Klitschko bewildered

Sep 11th 2012, 7:00 PM 1,071 Views 0 Comments

The German boxer complained following his recent fourth-round technical knock-out defeat to the Ukrainian.

Charr lodges protest over 'stolen' Klitschko win
# Wishful Thinking
# Wishful Thinking

Charr lodges protest over 'stolen' Klitschko win

Sep 11th 2012, 1:06 PM 1,259 Views 0 Comments

Manuel Charr’s world title fight against Vitali Klitschko was stopped after a cut opened over the German’s right eye.

# vitali-klitschko - Sunday 9 September, 2012

Klitschko defends WBC heavyweight title
# Fight Night
# Fight Night

Klitschko defends WBC heavyweight title

Sep 9th 2012, 10:20 AM 638 Views 0 Comments

Vitali Klitschko stopped Manuel Charr in the fourth round of their world title fight in Moscow on Saturday night.

# vitali-klitschko - Saturday 14 July, 2012

VIDEO: Haye defeats Chisora in fifth round
# Resolution
# Resolution

VIDEO: Haye defeats Chisora in fifth round

Jul 14th 2012, 10:53 PM 11,272 Views 22 Comments

A left-right combination from the 31-year-old was enough to end this much talked about fight.

# vitali-klitschko - Friday 6 July, 2012

Vitali Klitschko sprayed with tear gas, injures hand
# Dr Ironfist
# Dr Ironfist

Vitali Klitschko sprayed with tear gas, injures hand

Jul 6th 2012, 2:50 PM 767 Views 0 Comments

The WBC heavyweight champion found himself in the middle of a violent exchange between riot police and protestors in Kiev.

# vitali-klitschko - Tuesday 3 July, 2012

Mission to Moscow: Charr set for Klitschko grilling
# Pugilism
# Pugilism

Mission to Moscow: Charr set for Klitschko grilling

Jul 3rd 2012, 9:33 AM 340 Views 0 Comments

“Vitali will see in my eyes that he cannot win the fight,” says Manuel Charr ahead of the September bout.

# vitali-klitschko - Tuesday 22 May, 2012

No retirement plans for Klitschko brothers
# Boxing
# Boxing

No retirement plans for Klitschko brothers

May 22nd 2012, 2:54 PM 470 Views 1 Comment

The brothers, who both made their professional debuts in 1996, were in London for the release of a new biopic that offers a close insight into their lives.

# vitali-klitschko - Thursday 29 March, 2012

Hello Dereck: Chisora to appeal loss of boxing license
# Boxing
# Boxing

Hello Dereck: Chisora to appeal loss of boxing license

Mar 29th 2012, 12:45 PM 189 Views 0 Comments

Remember that whole thing with former WBA champion David Haye in Munich?

# vitali-klitschko - Thursday 22 March, 2012

Klitschkos to blame for 'dead' heavyweight boxing, says Lennox Lewis
# Money Grabbing
# Money Grabbing

Klitschkos to blame for 'dead' heavyweight boxing, says Lennox Lewis

Mar 22nd 2012, 12:39 PM 604 Views 7 Comments

The former heavyweight champion says that some of the Klitschko brothers’ opponents would not have been good enough to even spar with him.

# vitali-klitschko - Thursday 15 March, 2012

Chisora 'bitterly disappointed' at BBBC's decision
# Setback
# Setback

Chisora 'bitterly disappointed' at BBBC's decision

Mar 15th 2012, 7:21 PM 359 Views 2 Comments

The boxer has described himself as “an ex-professional unable to earn a living” in light of the punishment.

# vitali-klitschko - Tuesday 13 March, 2012

Klitschko has no plans to break Foreman's record
# Seconds Out
# Seconds Out

Klitschko has no plans to break Foreman's record

Mar 13th 2012, 7:20 AM 304 Views 0 Comments

Vitali wants to concentrate on his budding political career rather than become the oldest heavyweight titleholder in history. Why not do both?

# vitali-klitschko - Sunday 4 March, 2012

Dr. Steelhammer applies 4th-round anaesthetic
# KO
# KO

Dr. Steelhammer applies 4th-round anaesthetic

Mar 4th 2012, 11:13 AM 517 Views 0 Comments

Heavyweight champ Wladimir Klitschko retained his WBA, IBF, WBO and IBO titles with victory over Jean-Marc Mormeck in Düsseldorf last night, while brother Vitali issued a challenge to David Haye.

# vitali-klitschko - Friday 24 February, 2012

The Magnificent Seven: Boxing brawls (outside the ring)
# Out Of Control
# Out Of Control

The Magnificent Seven: Boxing brawls (outside the ring)

Feb 24th 2012, 9:10 AM 1,312 Views 0 Comments

When pre-fight press conferences get a little too heated…

# vitali-klitschko - Tuesday 21 February, 2012

‘It’s party-time’ – here’s your obnoxious David Haye picture of the day
# Vegas Baby
# Vegas Baby

‘It’s party-time’ – here’s your obnoxious David Haye picture of the day

Feb 21st 2012, 6:00 PM 1,377 Views 0 Comments

The British brawler has skipped off to Las Vegas rather than face the music after his Munich dust-up

Counted out: Haye will not fight again - Booth
# KO
# KO

Counted out: Haye will not fight again - Booth

Feb 21st 2012, 3:37 PM 544 Views 2 Comments

David Haye’s trainer, Adam Booth, has said the 31-year-old will not come out of retirement.

# vitali-klitschko - Monday 20 February, 2012

Embarrassment: Chisora apologises, but Haye admits no culpability
# Controversy
# Controversy

Embarrassment: Chisora apologises, but Haye admits no culpability

Feb 20th 2012, 5:28 PM 763 Views 1 Comment

“It is with regret that I feel I have to issue this statement to clarify certain matters” says an unrepentant Haye.

It's a knock-out: Chisora could be banned from boxing for life
# Fall-out
# Fall-out

It's a knock-out: Chisora could be banned from boxing for life

Feb 20th 2012, 11:26 AM 2,632 Views 0 Comments

The British Boxing Board are looking into the Londoner’s behaviour over the weekend and could potentially revoke his licence.

# vitali-klitschko - Sunday 19 February, 2012

Update: Chisora released without charge following brawl
# Controversy
# Controversy

Update: Chisora released without charge following brawl

Feb 19th 2012, 5:57 PM 12,213 Views 22 Comments

The Zimbabwe-born boxer became involved in a scuffle with David Haye during a press conference last night.

'I swear to God, David, I am going to shoot you.' Here's that Haye-Chisora transcript in full
# Fighting Words
# Fighting Words

'I swear to God, David, I am going to shoot you.' Here's that Haye-Chisora transcript in full

Feb 19th 2012, 11:51 AM 9,028 Views 13 Comments

There was more than one fight last night…

# vitali-klitschko - Friday 17 February, 2012

Here's your picture of the day: A slap in the face for Vitali
# Heated
# Heated

Here's your picture of the day: A slap in the face for Vitali

Feb 17th 2012, 3:11 PM 773 Views 0 Comments

Dereck Chisora squared up to the heavyweight champion and caught him in the kisser at the weight-in this afternoon.

# vitali-klitschko - Thursday 16 February, 2012

You plonkers! Chisora hits back as promoters ban Only Fools and Horses music
# Del Boy
# Del Boy

You plonkers! Chisora hits back as promoters ban Only Fools and Horses music

Feb 16th 2012, 11:28 AM 1,075 Views 0 Comments

Dereck Chisora has accused the Klitschkos of trying to upset his rhythm ahead of Saturday’s WBC heavyweight title fight.

# vitali-klitschko - Friday 27 January, 2012

Soft touch: Klitschko lines up Jean Marc Mormeck
# Ready To Rumble
# Ready To Rumble

Soft touch: Klitschko lines up Jean Marc Mormeck

Jan 27th 2012, 11:31 AM 268 Views 1 Comment

Wladimir Klitschko has set a date to defend his many many heavyweight title belts.

# vitali-klitschko - Wednesday 11 January, 2012

Picture of the day: This time next year, Vitali...
# Robin Reliant
# Robin Reliant

Picture of the day: This time next year, Vitali...

Jan 11th 2012, 3:08 PM 574 Views 1 Comment

Dereck Chisora and Vitali Klitschko did some wheeling and dealing before their face-off in Munich next month.

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