Xsport is the only Ukrainian multisport portal, the purpose of which is to popularize a healthy and active lifestyle, increase the interest of spectators in various sports, and provide decent support to Ukrainian athletes.
XSPORT presents to its viewers live broadcasts of the most prestigious international and domestic competitions, extreme sports, informatively-entertaining programs, and also the main sports news of the country every day.
XSPORT (formerly Hockey TV (Ukrainian: Хокей) until 10 June 2013) is a Ukrainian language sports channel, founded by Borys Kolesnikov. Kolesnikov, who also owns HC Donbass, created the channel with the intent of broadcasting hockey in Ukraine.
The channel was launched on 22 January 2012 and is available to the whole country of Ukraine through cable and satellite: in Kiev, Dnipropetrovsk, Donetsk, Lutsk, Lviv and Sevastopol, and other cities. The first hockey match that was shown on this channel was Edmonton Oilers - Calgary Flames. To cater to the demand for other sporting events on the channel other than hockey, the channel was renamed XSport.