Lviv Sports

January-February Sports Digest

Issue 87, February 2016.
Sitting just 7 points back of 4th-place Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk on the Ukrainian Premier League table, and the coveted Europa League qualification place that comes along with it, FC Karpaty has tapped Ukrainian football legend Oleh Luzhny as Manager ahead of the second half of the season. The Lviv-born Luzhny is popular amongst Ukrainian football fans after successful stints with Dynamo Kyiv, Arsenal, the Ukrainian national team, and Karpaty.

December-January Sports Digest

Issue 86, January 2016.
Find out about XI Open National Tournament on Artistic gymnastics “Winter fairy-tale” and Lviv’s BC Halychyna ups and downs.

Ukrainian Wife-Carrying Championship in Lviv

Issue 86, January 2016.
Most men will, at one point or another, complain about getting their wives off their backs – but not these fellows. No, these husbands were very specifically trying to get their better-halves onto their backs as they sprinted around the course during Lviv’s first-ever Wife-Carrying Championship. The event, held on the square in front of Ivan Franko University, attracted couples from around Western Ukraine that were willing enough to test their strength over the 254-metre course.

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.