Lviv Sports

April-May sports digest

Issue 57, May 2013.
Follow up the latest results for FC “Karpaty, get update on Lviv’s BC “Polytekhnika-Halychyna” successes, learn more about Lviv’s American football team, alongside with more sport news on Speedway, Water polo and Rugby.

Anatoliy Tymoshchuk: An Interview with “The Captain”

Issue 57, May 2013.
Anatoliy Tymoshchuk, a 34 year old Ukrainian football midfielder who plays for the German Bundesliga club Bayern Munich and the captain of Ukraine’s national football team. Tymoshchuk began his professional career at his local club Volyn Lutsk and later moved to play for Shakhtar Donetsk, where he was captain and where he won the Ukrainian Premier League, Ukrainian Cup, and Ukrainian Super Cup titles. In 2008, Tymoshchuk won the UEFA Cup and the UEFA Super Cup as the captain of Zenit St. Petersburg. He also won a Russian Premier League and Russian Super Cup title. With Bayern, Tymoshchuk has already won the Bundesliga, DFB-Pokal, and the DFB-Supercup titles. He is also a UEFA Champions League Runner-up in 2010, and 2012.

March-April sports digest

Issue 56, April 2013.
Follow up the latest results for FC “Karpaty, get update on Lviv’s BC “Polytekhnika-Halychyna” successes and admire accuracy of the local sportsmen at rapid fire shooting ISAS International Championship

February Sports digest

Issue 54, February 2013.
Be informed about Ukrainian and Polish National teams friendly matches at Futsal competitions within the preparation trainings for the upcoming qualifying competitions to the Futsal European Championship 2014, as well as celebrate BC “Polytekhnika-Halychyna” (Lviv) victory over BC “Himik”.

Sport's digest

Issue 53, January 2013.
Be informed about the Ukrainian Women's Handball Super League championship matches, BC “Polytekhnika-Halychyna” (Lviv) dramatic victories and matches for Lviv’s team “Energy” at Ukrainian Futsal Championship.

Lviv Sports Digest

Issue 50, October 2012.
Find out about Lviv Athletes, heroes of London 2012 Paralympics as well as multiple success of local sportsmen in water polo “Cup of Ukraine 2012” competitions, weightlifting at IWF-World Masters Weightlifting Championships of 2012, International Archery Tournament "Golden Autumn 2012", basketball FIBA EuroBasket 2013 qualification and much more including hockey, fencing and the sixth festival for active tourism and leisure "Manivci”.

OLYMPICS PARTICIPANTS BESTOWED

Issue 49, September 2012.
On August 22, 2012 at Lviv’s stadium “Arena.Lviv” took place festive ceremony of bestowing of Olympic sportsmen and participants of London 2012 Olympics.

LVIV RUGBY CELEBRATES 90TH ANNIVERSARY

Issue 49, September 2012.
On August 11th 2012, Lviv Stadium “Sokil” hosted a very special event – a celebration dedicated to the first rugby match, which was played in the city 90 years ago.

LVIV- HOME FOR GREAT FOOTBALL

Issue 49, September 2012.
On August 15, Arena Lviv Stadium hosted a friendly match between the national football teams of Ukraine and the Czech Republic.

Ukraine’s golden gloves dominate London 2012

Issue 49, September 2012.
Outstanding Ukrainian boxing team wins one quarter of nation’s London 2012 medals Ukraine did not produce any of the major stars of the London 2012 Olympic Games, but nevertheless the nation’s sportsmen and women did manage to finish in a respectable fourteenth position overall, winning a total of twenty medals. The stand-out performers of Ukraine’s London 2012 team were undoubtedly the nation’s Olympic boxers, who won five medals in total – or in other words, 25% of Ukraine’s entire 2012 Olympic medal haul. This impressive display earned Ukraine’s boxing squad a second place finish in the Olympic boxing medals table, marginally behind host nation Great Britain.