Sports

EUROSPORT AWARDS BG SHORT TRACK MEDALIST FROM SALT LAKE CITY

Evgenia Radanova, Bulgaria's two times short-track medalist from Salt Lake City, will be awarded by the satellite sports channel Eurosport for her contribution to promoting skating at the Olympic Games. It is a pleasure for us to inform you that at the ce

Sports | March 31, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 883

DAFOVSKA SECOND AT WORLD CUP BIATHLON RACE IN NORWAY

1998 Olympic champion, Bulgaria's Ekaterina Dafovska finished second after shooting clean in at the 7.5-kilometer World Cup race at Holmenkollen, Norway.

Sports | March 21, 2002, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 433

BULGARIA FIFTH AT WORLD FIGURE SKATING CHAMPIONSHIPS, NAGANO

Albena Denkova and Maxim Staviyski, Bulgaria, ranked five in the combined results of the two compulsory ice dancing programs at the world figure skating championships in Nagano, Japan, March 19. The Bulgarian couple have two factored points so far.

Sports | March 19, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 649

BULGARIA'S POPOVA WON 15 KM RACE AT EUROPEAN BIATHLON CHAMPIONSHIPS

Bulgaria's Radka Popova won the women's 15-kilometer race at the European Biathlon Championships on March 9th. Popova was the only woman to miss only once, on the first standing station.

Sports | March 9, 2002, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 745

TEREZA MARINOVA WINS GOLD IN EUROPEAN INDOOR TRIPLE JUMP

Tereza Marinova won the women's triple jump gold medal at the European indoor athletics championships March 2. She took the first place with a season's best result - 14.

Sports | March 2, 2002, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 437

BULGARIA'S OLYMPIC DELEGATION CAME BACK FROM SALT LAKE CITY

The Bulgarian delegation, which participated in the Salt Lake 2002 Olympic Winter Games came back from the United States. Bulgaria's Prime Minister Saxe-Coburg officially greeted the Bulgarians upon their arrival.

Sports | February 27, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 367

GREECE CONFIRMED INTEREST IN BULGARIAN TRAINING CENTERS

The ministers of culture and sports or their representatives from nine European countries declared that they are ready to welcome the Olympic Flame relay on their territory for the 2004 Athens Olympics. At the meeting, which was hosted in Thessaloniki by

Sports | February 25, 2002, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 505

BULGARIA'S RADANOVA FIFTH AT WOMEN'S SHORT TRACK 1000M FINAL

Bulgaria's silver medalist from Salt Lake City Evgenia Radanova ended fifth at the women's short track 1000m final at the Olympic Games in the United States. Yang (A) Yang from China was first, followed by Ko Gi-Hyun from Korea and Yang (S) Yang from Chi

Sports | February 24, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 414

MEXICO TO PLAY FRIENDLY AGAINST BULGARIA IN WORLD CUP WARM-UP

Mexico will play Bulgaria instead of Macedonia in a World Cup warm-up in San Diego on March 13, the Mexican Football Federation (FMF) announced. The game against Macedonia was cancelled due to "internal problems currently faced by the Macedonian national

Sports | February 22, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 499

BULGARIA SECOND IN OLYMPICS-SHORT TRACK B FINAL

The Bulgarian team in the Olympics Women's 3,000m Short Track Speed Skating Relay in B final - Marina Georgieva, Anna Krasteva, Evgenia Radanova, Daniela Vlaeva finished second with 4:20.703, leaving behind United States team -Julie Goskowicz, Caroline Ha

Sports | February 21, 2002, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 565

BULGARIA SIX SECONDS AWAY FROM BRONZE IN WOMEN'S BIATHLON RELAY

Russia just pipped the Bulgarian women's biathlon team to bronze in the 4x7.5 km relay on Monday, leaving them fourth.

Sports | February 18, 2002, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 647

EVGENIA RADANOVA WITH SILVER MEDAL AT THE SALT LAKE OLYMPIC GAMES

Evgenia Radanova of Bulgaria won silver medal at the women's 500m short track final at the Salt Lake 2002 Olympic Winter Games, February 16, 2002. Chinese Yang (A) Yang (left) won gold medal.

Sports | February 18, 2002, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 518

ANOTHER BULGARIAN WITH BRONZE AT THE SALT LAKE 2002 OLYMPIC GAMES

Irina Nikoultchina of Bulgaria took bronze in the biathlon women's 10 km pursuit biathlon at Soldier Hollow for the Salt Lake 2002 Olympic Winter Games, February 16, 2002. Nikoultchina became bronze medalist with 31 minutes, 15.

Sports | February 17, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 491

2014 WINTER OLYMPICS MAY BE HELD IN SOFIA

Bulgaria will apply to host the XXII Winter Olympic Games in 2014 Vassil Ivanov, chairman of the State Youth and Sports Agency announced. At an official meeting Ivanov informed the President of the International Olympic Committee Jacques Rogge about Bulga

Sports | February 16, 2002, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 568

MALEEVA DEFEATED IN QUARTERFINALS DIAMOND GAMES, ANTWERP

Best Bulgarian tennis player Magdalena Maleeva suffered a defeat from Belgian Justine Henin, seeded second, in the quarterfinals of the USD 585,000 Diamond Games in Antwerp, Belgium (5:1), (6:7) (1:7), (1:6). This is Magi’s third defeat from Henin.

Sports | February 15, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 501

BULGARIA’S RADANOVA WITH BRONZE AT THE SALT LAKE CITY OLYMPIC GAMES

After failing to qualify for the finals at either the 1994 or 1998 Games, Bulgaria's Evgenia Radanova was finally rewarded for her perseverance by taking the bronze ahead of five-time world champion Yang Yang (A) at the Olympic individual short track spee

Sports | February 14, 2002, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 572

BULGARIA’S DINEV 12TH AT SKATING SHORT PROGRAM IN SALT LAKE CITY

Bulgaria’s Ivan Dinev qualified 12th at the men’s figure skating after short program at the the Salt Lake City Olympic Winter Games in the United States on January 12. Alexei Yagudin from Russia was first, followed by Takeshi Honda from Japan and Timothy

Sports | February 13, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 610

BULGARIA'S NAGANO OLYMPIC CHAMPION DAFOVSKA - FIFTH IN SALT LAKE CITY

Bulgaria's Ekaterina Dafovska finished fifth at the February 11th biathlon women 15 kilometers competition during the Winter Olympics Games in Salt Lake City, US. In 1998, 22 year old Bulgarian Ekaterina Dafovska surprisingly won women's biathlon 15 km i

Sports | February 12, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 588

FIRST DAY OF THE OLYMPIC GAMES WITHOUT BULGARIAN PARTICIPATION

Bulgaria failed to make any of its scheduled performances in the first day of the 19th Winter Olympic Games. Georgi Zhekov was to be the first Bulgarian participant in Salt Lake City, but K 90 qualifications were cancelled and rescheduled for February 10,

Sports | February 10, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 445

SLALOM SKIER WITH THE BULGARIAN FLAG IN SALT LAKE CITY

Stefan Georgiev, sportsman in the Alpine skiing discipline, had the honour to carry Bulgaria’s national flag during the opening ceremony of the 19th Winter Olympic Games in Salt Lake City. Ekaterina Dafovska, Olympic champion in biathlon from Nagano'98, w

Sports | February 9, 2002, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 698

BULGARIA SUFFERS DEFEAT AT PAN PACIFIC TENNIS TOURNAMENT

Bulgaria's Magdalena Maleeva was defeated by Thailand's Tamarine Tanasugarn in the second round of the Toray Pan Pacific women's tennis tournament in Japan January 31 (6-3,2-6, 6-2). In the first round the Bulgarian tennis player won with a straight-set a

Sports | January 31, 2002, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 383
Bulgaria news Novinite.com (Sofia News Agency - www.sofianewsagency.com) is unique with being a real time news provider in English that informs its readers about the latest Bulgarian news. The editorial staff also publishes a daily online newspaper "Sofia Morning News." Novinite.com (Sofia News Agency - www.sofianewsagency.com) and Sofia Morning News publish the latest economic, political and cultural news that take place in Bulgaria. Foreign media analysis on Bulgaria and World News in Brief are also part of the web site and the online newspaper. News Bulgaria