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OFFSIDE :: 2015 in sports

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Danuta Isler 25.12.2015 21:00
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A look at the most exciting and surprising sports news coming to you from Poland in the last 12 months.
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n Poland's application, Łódź, Gdańsk, Katowice, Gliwice and Kraków were put forward as potential host cities.The Polish ace was in the running with 22 other players, including previous winners Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi, both among the favourites for the 2015 edition.
Former national team coach Jerzy Engel.
Offside Ballon d'Or 1 I see what a fantastic year it has been for Robert Lewandowski. I think Messi will win because he, indeed, is one of the best players of our times. The question of a runner-up, hwoever, is debatable. Should it be Lewandowski, or maybe Ronaldo, or Neymar. We should be very happy that a Polish footballer has been inlcuded in such a prestigious group of top notch players and stars. I do feel a bit di\ssappointed, however, that Robert Lewandowski did not ,make it to the top three. One o

2015 started with Poland winning bronze at the Men's World Handball Championship in Qatar. This year also produced a new boxing champ from Poland - Krzysztof Głowacki beat German Marco Huck in Newark and won the WBO cruiserweight title.

Polish captain and Bayern Munich star Robert Lewandowski made many headlines this year with his Guinness World Record performance while tennis star Agnieszka Radwańska has ended the season in fifth place in the WTA Tour singles standings while
Joanna Jędrzejczyk won Poland's first ever champion's belt in the Ultimate Fighting Championship in March.

Krzysztof Doba. Photo: wikipedia

One more Polish athlete made headlines this year - kayaker Aleksander Doba, who at the age of 68-year-old crossed the Atlantic, using nothing but his own muscle power, and won the award of the famed US magazine "National Geographic".

And let's not forget the World Athletics Championships in Beijing in August during which Poland won 3 golds, a silver and four bronzes - making it the best result ever!

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