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Final Countdown to High-Profile Charity Match in Bulgaria

Final details on the upcoming fundraising football match between diplomats and foreign businessmen in Bulgaria and the Interior Ministry were discussed by Sweden's Ambassador Sten Ask and Plovdiv's mayor Ivan Chomakov September 24. Sweden's Ambassador Ste

Sports | September 25, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 443

Bulgarians Take Two Golds in World Rowing Championship

Rumyana Neykova and Viktoria Dimitrova won two gold medals at the world rowing championship in Seville. These are the first Bulgarian golden medals in fifteen years at a world rowing championship.

Sports | September 22, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 313

Surprise Defeat for Bulgaria at Quebec Tennis

Bulgaria's best tennis player Magdalena Maleeva failed to reach the seminals of the Bell Challenge in Quebec after an unexpected defeat by Switzerland's Marie-Gaianeh Mikaelian. Switzerland's Marie-Gaianeh Mikaelian thrashed third seed Magdalena Maleeva 6

Sports | September 20, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 444

Bulgaria Advances at Quebec Tennis

Third-seeded Bulgarian tennis player Magdalena Maleeva reached the quarter-finals of the Bell Challenge in Quebec. In the second-round matches Maleeva, 27 years old, defeated Anousjka van Exel of the Netherlands 6-4 2-6 6-3.

Sports | September 19, 2002, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 381

Diplomats in Bulgaria and Interior Ministry Join New Efforts in Charity

A second fundraising football match between the teams of the diplomatic corps in Bulgaria and the Interior Ministry will take place on October 4th in Bulgarian city Plovdiv, Maxim Behar, M3 Communications Group, Inc. CEO said.

Sports | September 9, 2002, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 338

Bulgaria Beats Belgium 2-0 in First Game for Euro 2004

Bulgaria's soccer team won over Belgium's team on Saturday evening with 2:0. Zoran Yankovich scored the first goal, followed by Martin Petrov in the 64th minute.

Sports | September 8, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 408

MALEEVA DOWNED BY US FRAZIER IN THREE SETS IN US OPEN

Bulgaria's 16th seed Magdalena Maleeva leaves U.S.

Sports | September 1, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 498

LEVSKI LOST FROM DYNAMO KIEW WITH 1:0

One of the best Bulgaria's soccer team Levski lost on Wednesday evening from Dynamo Kiew for a second time in a row. The result is 1:0.

Sports | August 28, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 398

GERMANY AND BULGARIA FINISH 2:2 IN FRIENDLY GAME

The friendly game between the national soccer teams of Bulgaria and Germany ended with equal score of 2:2. The captain of the Bulgarian national team Krassimir Balukov scored the second goal from a penalty kick in the fiftieth minute.

Sports | August 22, 2002, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 441

BULGARIA SECOND IN INT'N'L WOMEN'S VOLLEYBALL TOURNAMENT

With a total of 8 points Bulgaria secured the second place in the final ranking of the 25th edition of the international women's volleyball team Varna Summer 2002. Argentinean national team ranked first with five wins, following a hard victory over the Bu

Sports | August 18, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 344

FIRE AT SOSSER SLIVEN RALLY LEAVES SERBIAN DUO INJURED

A Serbian team sustained injuries during the Sosser Rally in Sliven Southern Bulgaria as their Suzuki car caught fire August 3. The driver and the navigator are in the intensive care ward in the local hospital.

Sports | August 4, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 413

BULGARIA DEFEATS ALGERIA 81-67 AT BASKETBALL IN ISTANBUL

Bulgaria toppled Algeria 81-67 at the Efes Pilsen Istanbul World Cup basketball tournament. Bulgaria led Algeria 48 to 30 at halftime_ a lead it continued to hold by game's end.

Sports | August 3, 2002, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 397

SOFIA TO BECOME BALKAN PROFESSIONAL BOXING CAPITAL

Within a few months Sofia will become the capital of the Balkan professional boxing world, Bulgarian Boxing Union (BGBU) President Vassil Kirov announced. Sofia will host the constituent congress of a Balkan Boxing Union (BKBU), to be based also in the Bu

Sports | July 6, 2002, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 550

BULGARIA WITH FIVE MEDALS AT AEROBICS WORLD CUP TOURNAMENT

Bulgaria won five medals in this year's 10,000-Swiss franc Aerobics World Cup tournament which took place in Sofia June 2. In the doubles Galina Lazarova and Marian Kolev won the gold with 17.

Sports | June 3, 2002, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 750

JOURNALISTS WON OVER MPS BY 19-2 AT CHARITY FOOTBALL GAME

The team of journalists smashed the MPs squad by 9-2 in the charity football match at "Bulgarska Armia" stadium on Saturday. During the ninth minute the reporters took the lead by 1-0.

Sports | June 2, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 380

LEVSKI WINS 23RD NATIONAL CUP

Bulgaria's football team Levski won the 23rd Ford Moto Pfoe Bulgaria Cup after beating its all-time rival CSKA 3-1. Some 20,000 people watched the game at the Sofia stadium "Slavia".

Sports | May 15, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 318

MALEEVA DEFEATED BY SERENA WILLIAMS AT GERMAN OPEN

Serena Williams bruised to German Open Quarterfinals beating Bulgarian Magdalena Maleeva to reach the quarter-finals of the German Open with a 7-6 6-4 win. Fourth seed Williams, warming up in Berlin for the French Open starting on May 27 moved past the un

Sports | May 9, 2002, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 326

JOVTCHEV WON GOLD AT EUROPEAN GYMNASTICS CHAMPIONSHIPS

Jordan Jovtchev, Bulgaria's best sportsman for 2001, became gold medalist on the rings at the men's European Gymnastics Championships April 28. won the silver medal in the all-around competition of the men's European Gymnastics Championships April 27.

Sports | April 28, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 500

BULGARIAN HIT DOUBLE GOLD AT EUROPEAN WEIGHTLIFTING CHAMPIONSHIP

World record-holder Georgi Markov pumped a combined total of 367.5 kilograms (808.

Sports | April 28, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 772

BULGARIA WITH GOLD AT EUROPEAN WEIGHTLIFTING CHAMPIONSHIP

Olympic gold medalist Galabin Boevski ranked first in the European Weightlifting Championship in Antalya, Turkey. He dominated the men's 69 kilogram weight-class both in the snatch and in the clean-and-jerk.

Sports | April 26, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 989

MEXICO SHUTS OUT BULGARIA, 1-0

Francisco Gabriel scored in the 90th minute, just three minutes after entering the game, as Mexico beat Bulgaria 1-0 in an exhibition game April 17 at 9:00 p.m.

Sports | April 18, 2002, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 428
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