Business news from Ukraine


The 28th European Badminton Championship will be held in Ukraine from April 27 to May 2, 2021, the press service of the Badminton Federation of Ukraine reports.
“With the support of the state and our partners, we are ready to hold the European Badminton Championship in Kyiv at the highest level,” said President of the Badminton Federation of Ukraine Oleksiy Dneprov at an open meeting of the governmental organizing committee of the European Badminton Championship.
He stressed that the 2021 European Badminton Championship in Ukraine is a reason for pride in the country and a sign of trust in Ukraine as a reliable partner.
The meeting was attended by Deputy Secretary General of the European Badminton Confederation Jimmy Andersen, the leadership of the organizing committee of the competition and representatives of the Council of the Badminton Federation of Ukraine.
Andersen noted the high level of Ukraine’s readiness for the championship.
So, the 28th European Badminton Championship will be held in Kyiv at the Sports Palace on April 27 – May 2, 2021. This tournament will take place in Ukraine for the first time.
The competition will be broadcast on the Megogo Media Service.
The European Badminton Championship is the most prestigious tournament in Europe, with over 200 top athletes taking part every year.
The championship in Kyiv will be the decisive competition in the selection for the Tokyo Olympics.
The decision to hold the European Badminton Championship in Ukraine was made in August 2019, and the tournament itself was supposed to take place on April 21-26, 2020, however, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the tournament was postponed.



Odesa to host Zenit Black Sea Open 2020 international squash championship
The 10th international squash championship Zenit Black Sea Open 2020 will take place at the Sport Life fitness center in Odesa on August 20-23, 2020.
The competition will be held with the aim of strengthening sports and cultural ties between countries and athletes, promotion and development of squash in Ukraine, as well as improvement of junior athletes’ skills.

The tournament will be held for four days in eight categories:
Men: PRO, Amateur, M40+ and M45+
Women: PRO, Amateur
Juniors: GU13, BU13
The total number of participants is 150 people.
The tournament will bring together athletes from Ukraine (Kyiv, Lviv, Kharkiv, Dnipro, Poltava, Kherson and Odesa), Belarus, the United States, the UK and South Africa.
The venue address: Odesa, 2 Nebesnoyi Sotni (Heavenly Hundred) Avenue.
The tournament will start at 13:00 on August 20.
The final part of the tournament and the awarding ceremony will start at 21:00 on August 23.
Zenit Black Sea Open 2020 is the most well-known and largest international tournament in the history of independent Ukraine. It brings together a large number of participants representing many countries, as well as numerous organizations involved in the preparations for and holding the competition.
The main organizers of the event are the national chain of fitness clubs Sport Life, which is also a fitness partner of the tournament, as well as Dmytro Scherbakov and Maksym Urakin.
Official sponsors are Kronplast, Solaris Agrolux, MaxEvent and FORT&M.
General information partner of the tournament is the Interfax-Ukraine News Agency.
The prizes and gifts will be provided by Li-Ning, Tecnifibre, Reima, GORA Hotel, Sweet Arte, and More Emotions.
The tournament’s drinking water supplier is Krayna.
The party partner is M1 Club Hotel.
We eagerly await you at our championship and will do our best to hold it successfully.

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The Ukrainian Golf Federation held the Open Amateur Championship of Ukraine. These competitions last for three days and are considered the most important annual event of the golf season.
From July 10 to 12, golfers from all over the country gathered at the Superior Golf Club in Kharkiv.
Each participant showed decent results, the best – became winners. The winners of the Ukrainian Golf Championship 2020 receive sports titles and ranks, and the results of players are taken into account in the World Amateur Golf Ranking (WAGR) and in the National Ranking.
Ivan Malovychko won the national championship among men and Maria Fedorovych among women.
A special guest of the Championship was David Kearney, an international consultant of the Ukrainian Golf Federation for the development of this sport. He held master classes for coaches of the Federation, told how to use the innovative equipment TrackMan, which the Ukrainian Golf Federation purchased for the training of golfers.
2020 has become a year of change for Ukrainian golf. A number of innovations have been introduced to make the sport more accessible. Today the Federation is working on the development of children’s, women’s, junior and inclusive golf. The National Junior Golf Team was established, and the first Children’s and youth sports school of the Olympic golf reserve was opened in Ukraine.
“This year the Federation has focused on young people. Today, juniors are showing good results and are even ahead of adult golfers. We see the perspective of working with the younger generation. Therefore, we will continue to work on development, including children’s and youth golf. And we hope that in a few years Ukraine will have golfers who will worthily represent our country at world-class competitions, ” – said Vitaliy Khomutynnik, President of the Ukrainian Golf Federation.
Over the last year, the number of golfers in Ukraine has doubled. After the quarantine restrictions were eased, even more people joined golf, because golf is an outdoor game where the distance between athletes is maintained.
Interfax-Ukraine – media partner



From May, 16 till May, 19 in the «Kyivan Rus Park» the World Medieval Combat Championship IMCF (within the Medieval Combat Festival) will take place.
Over 1000 fighters from about 30 countries all over the world will gather on the big tilting-yard of Ancient Kyiv to fight for the title of the world champions.
The sportsmen will put on heavy knight armor, will take in their hands the medieval weapon made according to the historical samples and will face each other in real medieval battles. During four days it will be possible to see single and group fights and even the women`s duels. Every evening the guests will be awaited by buhurts – mass fights, the largest of which will take place on Saturday – up to 500 against 500 warriors.
These are not staged fights, here everything is for real!
In between the fights an entertaining program with equestrian performances, flash mobs, games and master-classes will be waiting for the guests. And in the evening – firing flaming kernels from the Trebuchet, and on Saturday– also a fire show. On Sunday it will be possible to see the most intriguing part of the Festival – the awarding of the winners.
The ticket price to the Medieval Combat Festival:
• for pensioners and students – 150 UAH.,
• for schoolchildren – 100 UAH.,
• for preschool children – for free,
• a full adult ticket:
• for 1 day – 300 UAH
• for 2 days – 400 UAH
• for 3-4 days – 500 UAH
Ancient Kyiv opens at 10:00.
Ancient Kyiv in the «Kyivan Rus Park» is located in Kyiv region, Obukhiv district, the vill. Kopachiv.
Route taxis leave from Kyiv from the «Vydybitchi» metro station.
Details on the website
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– by previous order by tel.: +38 044 461-99-37, +38 050 385-20-35
– or at the cash desk at the entrance to the «Kyivan Rus Park».