Lviv Sports

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.

SIMPLY THE BEST: UKRAINIAN RUGBY LADIES!

Issue 28, October 2010.
Early October sat the Lviv Friendship Cup of ladies rugby sevens played out between a range of Ukrainian sides and international opposition from Hungary, Moldova, Poland, Lithuania and Romania.

Europa League Groupof Death

Issue 27, September 2010.
League for the first time ever this autumn, and they have be rewarded with a place in this year’s so-called ‘Group of Death’ against three sides which are all tipped as potentially competition winners. Lviv are the rant outsiders in a group which includes French mega-club Paris Saint-Germain, German former Champions League winners Borussia Dortmund and Spanish outfit Sevilla FC, a club which has won the UEFA Cup on two separate occasions in the past five seasons.