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Bulgaria's Best Tennis Player Faces Italian Elia in Sydney

Bulgaria's best tennis player Magdalena Maleeva starts her participation in the USD 565,000 women's tournament in Sydney Adidas International January 6. In the first round Maleeva, seeded eighth, faces Silvia Farina Elia (ITA).

Sports | January 5, 2003, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 376

D.C. United Appointed Bulgarian Striker

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Sports | January 5, 2003, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 327

Bulgaria's Maleeva Defeated at Hong Kong

Bulgaria's best tennis player Magdalena Maleeva suffered its first defeat for 2003 in the opening round of Hong Kong Ladies Challenge tennis exhibition January 2. Maria Sharapova, a 15-year-old Russian based in Florida, advanced to the semifinals with a 6

Sports | January 4, 2003, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 505

Seles Expected to Face Bulgaria's Maleeva in Hong Kong

Bulgarian best tennis player Magdalena Maleeva will face former world number one Monica Seles if she manages to defeat 15-year-old Russian Maria Sharapova in the opening round of Hong Kong Ladies Challenge tennis exhibition from January 1-4. On January 1

Sports | January 2, 2003, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 338

Bulgarian Goalkeeper with High Chances for Arsenal Contract

Goalkeeper of Bulgaria's national football team Zdravko Zdravkov passed the physical tests at England's champion Arsenal successfully on January 1. He will have now a training session with the team.

Sports | January 2, 2003, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 469

Dimitur Berbatov Named Bulgaria's Football Player for 2002

Dimitur Berbatov was named Bulgaria's Football Player of the Year. A poll among sports journalists was conducted by the local newspaper Football and Publishing House Start.

Sports | December 27, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 631

Bulgaria's Dafovska Wins Biathlon Pursuit

Ekaterina Dafovska won the women's 10-kilometer World Cup biathlon pursuit on Sunday in Brezno-Osrblie, Slovakia. Russia's Galina Koukleva was second and Germany's Martina Glagow was third.

Sports | December 22, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 557

World Rowing Champ Named Bulgarian Athlete of 2002

Bulgarian sports journalists named Rumyana Neikova, world rowing champion in the women's single sculls, a Bulgarian athlete of 2002. Neikova was presented Athlete of the Year table-top sculpture by President Parvanov.

Sports | December 20, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2526

Bulgaria's Dafovska Third in Women's Biathlon Sprint

Bulgaria's Ekaterina Dafovska ranked third in a women's 7.5 km biathlon sprint on Friday.

Sports | December 13, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 794

Bulgarian Breaks National 400m Medley Swim Record

The Bulgarian Mihail Alexandrov broke the national 400 m medley swim record. He finished sixth with time of 4:15:02 minutes at the swimming championships in Germany's Riesa.

Sports | December 13, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 419

Bulgaria Third in Women's Biathlon Relay

Bulgaria ranked third in a women's World Cup biathlon relay Wednesday. The Bulgarian quartet, featuring Kadeva, Filipova, Dafovska and Karagjozova, covered the 24 kilometers nearly 2.

Sports | December 12, 2002, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 302

Bulgaria's Radanova Third in 500 at Short Track World Cup

World record holder Evgenia Radanova of Bulgaria finished third in the women's 500 metres in World Cup short-track speed skating in Bormio, Italy. Radanova was third in 44.

Sports | December 8, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 351

Yugoslav Half Back Contracted by Bulgaria's Levski

Yugoslav half back Sasa Zimunic from Obilic signed a contract for 3 and a half years with Bulgaria champion Levski. The cost of the transfer was not disclosed at the express demand of Obilic.

Sports | December 7, 2002, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 356

Bulgaria 2nd in 3,000-meter World Cup Short Track Event

Bulgaria's skater Evgenia Radanova clocked a time of 5:41.78 to finish second in the women's three-thousand meter race at the World Cup short track event in Saint Petersburg, Russia.

Sports | December 2, 2002, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 409

Spain with 1-0 Win over Bulgaria

A 10th-minute goal by Jose Mari Romero earned Spain a 1-0 victory over Bulgaria in a friendly match late on Wednesday evening. The match between two national teams was lively up to halftime.

Sports | November 21, 2002, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 424

Bulgaria's Skaters Second in Ranking for Grand Prix

Bulgaria's skaters Albena Denkova and Maxim Staviyski failed to top the general ranking for Grand Prix after they were left behind by Elena Grushina and Ruslan Concharov of Ukraine. The Ukrainians won Lalique Trophy in the ice dancing competition Saturday

Sports | November 17, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 415

Levski Loses from Sturm in Sofia

The Bulgarian football team Levski lost from Austrian Strum Graz in Sofia after penalty kicks and dropped off the UEFA Cup competition. The final result is 7:8.

Sports | November 14, 2002, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 485

Maleeva Shows She Belongs

By Ramona Shelburne Daily News

Sports | November 10, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 415

Bulgaria's Figure Skating Pair Wins Bofrost Cup

Bulgarian figure skaters Albena Denkova and Maxim Staviyski won the Bofrost Cup after top performances in all three categories. The competition in German town Gelsenkirchen is the third of six on the International Skating Union (ISU) Grand Prix program le

Sports | November 9, 2002, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 523

Bulgaria's Maleeva Qualified for WTA Champs 1/4-Finals

Bulgaria's Magdalena Maleeva qualified for the WTA champs 1/4-finals after it upset 7th seed Daniela Hantuchova of Slovakia in straight sets in the first round of the WTA Championship (6:2, 7:5). This is the first success for the 27-year-old Bulgarian in

Sports | November 8, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 412

Bulgaria Moves Up in Bled Chess Tour Ranking

Bulgaria's women's team attained ninth position in the temporary ranking of the 35th Chess Olympiad, Bled, Slovenia with a total of 20 points. The success comes after the performances in the eleventh round.

Sports | November 7, 2002, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 475
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