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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: 785

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: 477

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: 411

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: 557

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: 455

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: 518

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: 599

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: 688

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: 562

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: 522

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: 604

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: 537

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: 606

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: 662

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: 626

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: 480

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: 718

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: 417

MAGDALENA MALEEVA ADVANCES IN PAN PACIFIC TENNIS TOURNEY

Bulgaria's Magdalena Maleeva has reached the second round of the Toray Pan Pacific women's tennis tournament in Japan with a straight-set win over unseeded Czech player Daja Bedanova (6-4, 6-4) on January 29. Maleeva, the sixth seed, faces Thailand's Tama

Sports | January 30, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 483

TENNIS PLAYER MALEEVA RANKED FOURTEENTH IN WTA

Following her success at the Australian Open Bulgarian tennis player Magdalena Maleeva was placed under number 14 with 1,688 points in the leading WTA tour tennis rankings issued on January 27. In the meantime it became clear that Maleeva is seeded 6 in t

Sports | January 28, 2002, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 490

BULGARIA DRAWN AGAINST BELGIUM FOR EURO 2004

The Bulgarian team will take on Belgium in its qualifying campaign for the Euro 2004 soccer championship. The Bulgarians will also play against Croatia, Estonia and Andorra in qualifying group 8, according to Friday?s draw.

Sports | January 25, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 306
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