KIEV. June 12. KAZINFORM Veteran striker Andriy Shevchenko scored twice to give Euro 2012 co-host Ukraine a dramatic 2-1 comeback win over Sweden in their first-ever appearance in the championships, according to RIA Novosti.
The former Chelsea and AC Milan striker, 35, hit the mark with two headers in seven second-half minutes, canceling out Zlatan Ibrahimovic's short-range opener.
Sweden missed two golden chances late on to level it through substitute Christian Wilhelmsson and defender Olof Mellberg.
Ukraine go top in Group D after England and France played out a 1-1 draw in Donetsk.
The Ukrainians face an even tougher test in the shape of France on Friday, when Sweden and England clash in Kiev
ASTANA. KAZINFORM - The ATP Challenger in Astana - the President's Cup with the prize fund of $125,000 has officially kicked off in the Kazakh capital, Kazinform has learnt from Sports.kz.
ASTANA. KAZINFORM - Qualification matches and the main matches of the tournament will be played today, the website of the Tennis Federation of Kazakhstan informs.