Lviv Sports

More Lviv Boxing Excitement

Issue 7, November 2008.
Following on from the success of local legend Andrey Kotelnik’s September world title defence in front of a home audience, Lviv hosted another top-drawer boxing occasion October 23 with Lviv fighter Viktor Plotnikov taking the little-known GBU (Global Boxing Union) world welterweight belt from Venezuela’s Dervin Medina.

Lviv Hosts National Body-building Championship

Issue 8, December 2008.
On November 23 Lviv welcomed the best of Ukrainian bodybuilding for their annual showdown

Fast and Furious Ukrainian Hockey Action!

Issue 9, January 2009.
Since the collapse of the Soviet Union, the Ukrainian hockey scene has been stuck in the doldrums

Ice-skating options in Lviv

Issue 9, January 2009.
In the late 19th century when Lviv was the eastern capital of the sprawling Central European Habsburg Empire, ice-skating was a popular city pastime, with a rink located on the city’s stunning Rynok Square.