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Bulgaria's Pair Ranked Fourth at Skate Canada

Bulgaria's Albena Denkova and Maxim Staviyski failed to win medals in the pairs competition final ranking at Skate Canada tournament. In the original dance competition the Bulgarian pair were third.

Sports | November 4, 2002, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 506

Bulgaria's 1992 Olympic Champion Quits Weightlifting

The 1992 Olympic weightlifting champion Ivan Ivanov ends his career over shoulder injury. The incident came short after he returned to the sport.

Sports | November 2, 2002, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 442

Bulgaria Scores Victory in Bled Chess Tournament

Bulgaria's women's team scored its third victory in the 35th Chess Olympiad, Bled, Slovenia, after defeating Australia 3:0. The men however suffered a defeat from the Czech Republic 1:3.

Sports | October 30, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 420

Bulgaria's Maleeva WTA Ranking Unchanged after Seat Open Defeat

Bulgaria's best tennis player Magdalena Maleeva kept its 15th position in WTA ranking with a total of 1591 points. The ranking was not changed after her defeat from top-seeded Kim Clijsters of Belgium (6-1, 6-2) in Sunday's final of the USD 225,000 Seat O

Sports | October 29, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 357

Bulgaria Wins Gold in China Short Track Tour

Bulgaria's Evegenia Radanova won the golden medal in women's 500m short track in Beijing, China. The competition is the second part for the World Cup this year.

Sports | October 26, 2002, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 359

Bulgaria Beats Andorra 2:1 in Sofia

The national soccer team of Bulgaria won over the team of Andorra 2:1 in a qualification for EURO 2004. The goals were scored by Georgi Chilikov (37th minute) and by Captain and Stuttgart star Krassimir Balakov (58th minute).

Sports | October 16, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 364

Bulgaria Beats Croatia 2:0 in Sofia

The national soccer team of Bulgaria won over the Croation team with 2:0 in a quaification for EURO 2004. The two soccer teams played at the renovated national stadium "Vassil Levski" in downtown Sofia.

Sports | October 12, 2002, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 430

Bulgarian Tennis Player Maleeva Up Eight Places in WTA

Bulgaria's best tennis player Magdalena Maleeva climbed no fewer than eight places up the WAT and currently is seeded fifteen. The success comes in the wake of Magi's sensational performance in Moscow.

Sports | October 7, 2002, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 319

Bulgaria's Maleeva Wins Kremlin Cup

Magdalena Maleeva of Bulgaria won the Kremlin cup after defeating second seed Lindsay Davenport in thriller match. She defeated Davenport 5-7 6-3 7-6 in the Kremlin Cup women's final on Sunday for her first title of the year.

Sports | October 6, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 366

Bulgaria Knocked out of Men's World Volleyball

Bulgaria was eliminated from the quarterfinals of the Volleyball Championships after a defeat from the team of host Argentina. Before a crowd of more than 10,000 in Buenos Aires, Argentina put an end to Bulgaria's surprising success story in group G, 25-2

Sports | October 6, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 320

Bulgaria's Maleeva through to Kremlin Cup Final

Bulgaria's best tennis player made it through to Kremlin Cup final after straight sets win over fourth seed Amelie Mauresmo (France) 7-5 6-4. At the final Magi will face second seed American Lindsay Davenport, who reached her third final of the year on Sa

Sports | October 5, 2002, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 292

Bulgaria Advances to Kremlin Cup Semifinals

Bulgaria's best tennis player Magdalena Maleeva made it through to the semifinals in the USD 2.199 M Kremlin Cup tennis tournament.

Sports | October 5, 2002, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 342

Bulgaria's Maleeva Knocks Venus out of Kremlin Cup

Top seed Venus Williams has been beaten 2-6 6-1 7-6 by Bulgaria's Magdalena Maleeva in Moscow 2nd round. The sensational victory of Bulgaria's best tennis player was the first match for Venus Williams since the U.

Sports | October 3, 2002, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 351

Bulgaria's Best Tennis Player Rated 40th in the Cash Chart

Bulgaria's best tennis player Magdalena Maleeva is 40th in the cash-earning race of female tournament competitors. Since the beginning of 2002, Maleeva has netted USD 260,000 from prize funds of the Women's Tennis Association.

Sports | September 27, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 422

Bulgaria's Best Tennis Player Defeated in Leipzig

Bulgaria's best tennis player Magdalena Maleeva lost her first match at the Sparkassen Cup in Leipzig after an unexpected defeat by Slovakian Husarova. Husarova beat Magdalena Maleeva 3-6, 6-2, 6-3 to qualify for the second round of the competion with pri

Sports | September 25, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 332

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: 448

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: 320

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: 449

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: 387

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: 342

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: 418
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