Lviv Sports

Local historian and tour guide Petro Radkovets lectures on football history

MARKING THE FIRST FOOTBALL GAME

Issue 38, September 2011.
117 years ago, the first goal was scored 6 minutes into the first ever football game between Ukraine and Poland, marking the beginning of Lviv’s footballing history

UEFA CORPORATE HOSPITALITY PROGRAM.

Issue 37, July 2011.
On June 23, the “UEFA EURO 2012 Prestige Club” Corporate Hospitality Program, was launched with a press lunch and еvening VIP presentation.

FOOTBALL STAR ACCEPTS AMBASSADOR POST

Issue 36, June 2011.
Ukraine’s EURO 2012 Tournament Director Markian Lubkivskyi, ap- pointed FC Karpaty’s Artem Fedetskyy as the new UEFA Volunteer Ambassador in Lviv.

MOTOCROSS ROUTE REACHES INTERNATIONAL STANDARD

Issue 36, June 2011.
Organised by the Motosport Federation of Ukraine, “Sokilnyky EXTREME” sport club and Galycial fuel company “GFC”, the ICOMR 2011 Sokilnyky EXTREME International Cup Motocross attracted entrants from

DYNAMO AND KARPATY MARCHING TO THE SAME TUNE

Issue 35, May 2011.
An estimated 10,000 fans of Karpaty Lviv and Dynamo Kyiv came together in a rare act of unity on May 7 when they staged a colourful but largely peaceful joint march from Lviv’s downtown area to the city’s Ukraina Stadium base prior to the two teams Ukrainian Premier League clash.

Karpaty victory ends Donetsk winning streak

Issue 33, March 2011.
Lviv’s talisman club Karpaty remain on track for a place in next season’s Europa League following a sensational Ukrainian Premier League victory over the all-conquering Galacticos of Shakhtar Donetsk.

HONOURING A LVIV FOOTBALL LEGEND AHEAD OF EURO 2012

Issue 33, March 2011.
Former Karpaty Lviv midfeld legend Igor Kulchytskiy became Ukraine's 20th ofcial ‘Friend of Euro 2012’ in early March during a ceremony held to coincide with the latest visit to the future Euro 2012 host city from UEFA’s Martin Kallen.

LEOPOLITAN SPORTS HEROES IN PRINT

Issue 32, February 2011.
Sports legends swimmer Denis Silantiev and strongman Vasyl Virastyuk met Lviv kids in February for the presentation of a new book highlighting the achievements of some of the region’s most celebrated sporting champions.

RED BULL IN THE CARPATHIANS

Issue 32, February 2011.
On February 5 Carpathian ski resort Bukovel hosted the Red Bull Slalom Kagalom – a contest designed to boost eforts to promote winter sports in the region.

EURO 2012 MASCOTS MOBBED IN LVIV:

Issue 30, December 2010.
Young Leopolitan football fans came out in force on November 20 to welcome two very special visitors to the West Ukrainian capital as the all-Ukrainian tour of the official Euro 2012 mascots reached Lviv.