Vitali Klitschko

Legendary boxing coach Fritz Sdunekc passes away

Legendary boxing coach Fritz Sdunekc passes away

Legendary trainer Fritz Sdunek, who coached Ukrainian heavyweight boxer Vitali Klitschko among others, has passed away at the age of 67 in Hamburg.

Dec 23, 2014, 12:43 PM IST

Former heavyweight boxing champion, Vitali Klitschko elected Mayor of Kiev

For many, the mixture of sports and politics often proved to be a heady cocktail. But for the former world heavyweight boxing champion Vitali Klitschko, it is matter of pride and responsibility. After ruling the ring for many years, Dr. Ironfist announced his arrival in politics with a knock-out.

May 28, 2014, 07:19 AM IST

Ukraine boxer Klitschko drops out of presidential race

Boxer turned opposition leader Vitali Klitschko today dropped out of Ukraine`s snap presidential polls to help the candidacy of a charismatic tycoon who made a fortune selling chocolates and backs closer Western ties.

Mar 29, 2014, 22:24 PM IST

Ukraine`s Klitschko party urges Kiev to cut ties with Russia

The Ukrainian party of former boxer turned politician Vitali Klitschko urged Kiev on Tuesday to cut diplomatic ties with Moscow, as Russia moved to admit Crimea into its territory.

Mar 18, 2014, 20:25 PM IST

Ukraine leader denounces coup bid, West readies sanctions as 26 die

Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich accused pro-European opposition leaders on Wednesday of trying to seize power by force after at least 26 people died in the worst violence since the former Soviet republic gained independence.

Feb 19, 2014, 08:59 AM IST

Ukraine`s Klitschko urges truce in Kiev clashes

Ukrainian opposition leader and world boxing champion Vitali Klitschko today urged protesters to observe an eight-hour truce in clashes with security forces ahead of talks with President Viktor Yanukovych.

Jan 23, 2014, 17:04 PM IST

Vitaly Klitschko retains WBC title

Vitali Klitschko of Ukraine stopped Manuel Charr of Germany in the fourth round to retain his WBC world heavyweight title on Saturday.

Sep 09, 2012, 08:00 AM IST

Klitschko injured in Ukraine clashes over making Russian official language

Boxing world champion Vitali Klitschko has been injured in violent clashes with police after the Ukraine Government voted to make Russian rather than Ukrainian the official language.

Jul 05, 2012, 15:19 PM IST

Haye gives up facing Klitschkos after clash with Chisora

Former WBA champ David Haye has given up on facing Vitali Klitschko after his clash with Dereck Chisora.

Jun 17, 2012, 17:22 PM IST

To beat Klitschko, Haye needs speed: Sugar Ray Leonard

Sugar Ray Leonard believes David Haye needs to improve on his speed to end Vitali Klitschko`s reign as WBC heavyweight champion.

Mar 20, 2012, 11:47 AM IST

Vitali Klitschko says will fight Briton David

Heavyweight champion Vitali Klitschko announced on Saturday a much-awaited fight with Briton David Haye for the WBC crown without specifying a date or location.

Mar 04, 2012, 11:47 AM IST

Boxer Wladimir Klitschko fights against nuclear power plants

Brothers Vitali and Wladimir Klitschko are Ukrainian heavyweight boxers and the first siblings to hold all Heavyweight World Championship titles between them.

Mar 03, 2012, 08:51 AM IST

Klitschko retains WBC crown with points win over Chisora

WBC heavyweight champion Vitali Klitschko retained his title on Saturday, scoring a unanimous points decision over British challenger Dereck Chisora in Munich`s Olympic hall.

Feb 19, 2012, 21:22 PM IST

Vitali Klitschko says playing table tennis daily prepares him for fights

Reigning World Boxing Champion Vitali Klitschko plays table tennis every day ahead of his clash with British opponents, Dereck Chisora and David Haye.

Jan 16, 2012, 11:00 AM IST

Vitali Klitschko retains WBC heavyweight title

Klitschko won all 10 rounds to leave Adamek`s face a patchwork of bruises before the fight was stopped.

Sep 11, 2011, 15:42 PM IST

Klitschko retains WBC heavyweight title

Ukrainian WBC champion of the world Vitali Klitschko has retained his heavyweight title with an unanimous points victory over challenger Shannon Briggs.

Oct 17, 2010, 13:55 PM IST

Klitschko retains WBC heavyweight title

Ukrainian WBC champion of the world Vitali Klitschko has retained his heavyweight title with an unanimous points victory over challenger Shannon Briggs.

Oct 17, 2010, 13:55 PM IST