Lviv Sports

November-December Sports Digest

Issue 85, December 2015.
Find out about local FC “Karpaty” results of their pre-winter schedule, Champions League Updates for FC Shakhtar, Lviv’s Halychanka women’s handball team results at Super League, and Lviv’s BC Halychyna ups and downs.

October-November Sports Digest

Issue 84, November 2015.
Get the latest updates on West Ukrainian Open 2015 international dance sport competition, NABBA Ukrainian Fitness & Bodybuilding Championships results, be proud over FC Shakhtar Donetsk to beat Swedish FC Malmo 4-0 at Arena Lviv stadium

September-October Sports Digest

Issue 83, October 2015.
Find out about the “Lviv’s Ten”, national road running competition results, get proud for Lviv’s own welterweight Victor Plotnikov who scored a workmanlike eight-round decision over Georgian boxer Nikoloz Gviniashvili, and be the first to know that Lviv-born Natalya Buksa has won the Youth World Chess Championship. Take Your time and find out about Lviv’s own Olena Chernyak who took part in Ironman Triathlon race, which was held in Spain.

August-September Sport Digest

Issue 82, September 2015.
Follow up the latest results for Halychyna Grand Prix at Lviv’s SKA bicycle track, ITF LION CUP, be happy to know Champion’s League Action Returns to Lviv and Sevilla Signs Lviv’s Shved

June-July Sport Digest

Issue 81, July 2015.
Get the latest results of the football fan’s festival EUROFAN 2015, finals of the student strongman competitions, Regional Championship on Equestrian sport in Lviv, football match Ukraine vs. Luxembourg at Arena Lviv within EURO 2016 qualification and be proud of Ukrainian athletes who had a strong showing at the first-ever European Games in Baku.

MAY-JUNE SPORTS DIGEST

Issue 80, June 2015.
Be informed about the 2015 European Junior Boxing Championships, Flag Football match between local team Levy (Lviv) and team of 173rd Airborne Brigade (USA), Lviv’s Halychanka ladies handball team remarkable season and Ukraine’s water polo Championships results.

Lviv Hosts American Football Championships

Issue 79, May 2015.
American football first came to Ukraine in 1993 when the first national championship was held. Now – 22 years later – the sport is truly considered to be national in scope. This year Lviv serves as the host of the 2015 National Championships.

Karate Tournament for Children & Youth

Issue 79, May 2015.
Lviv’s Pivdenny Expo Centre hosted the Kyokushing Karate Tournament for Children and Youth on April 25-26. The event was organized by the local Kanku sports club. Founded in 1994, the Kanku club is considered to be Lviv’s oldest and most decorated martial arts organization.

5th Gorgany Half Marathon

Issue 79, May 2015.
Lviv was host to the annual Gorgany Half Marathon last month as runners in many different categories (men, women, 60+, and others) participated in the 21 kilometre or 4 kilometre races. Runners were treated to some of the city’s most scenic scenery as they traced their ways through Lviv’s picturesque parks, tranquil Vynnyky Forest, and bustling city centre. The Gorgany Half Marathon is one of Lviv’s leading spring sports events and regularly attracts some of the finest professional and amateur athletes from across Western Ukraine.

European Canoe Sprint Championships

Issue 79, May 2015.
Breaking news:The Leopolitan Taras Mishuk won two medals at European Canoe Sprint Championships, which were held in Račice, Czech Republic from April 30 – May 3 and attracted nearly 850 athletes from 35 countries to compete in 23 different disciplines. The Ukrainian national team got off to a blistering start as they won a complete set of medals – one gold, one silver, and two bronze – in only the first two days of competition.