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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: 493

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: 308

BULGARIA’S SUCCESS AT AUSTRALIAN OPEN ENDED

Venus Williams of the U.S.

Sports | January 20, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 451

BULGARIA WITH YET ANOTHER VICTORY AT AUSTRALIAN OPEN

On the fifth day of the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne, Bulgarian player Magdalena Maleeva, seeded 13, defeated 18-Lisa Raymond, United States, 7-5, 6-1 in women 's singles matches. It took her no more than an hour and seventeen minutes to

Sports | January 18, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 414

REUTERS: BULGARIA - MAIN THREAT TO CHAMPIONS IN WOMEN’S SHORT TRACK

The world's best short-track speed skaters gather for the Winter Olympics and in the women's events Bulgaria's Evgenia Radanova is said to be the Chinese champions' main threat. Radanova was the first women to go under 44 seconds in the 500 meters when sh

Sports | January 17, 2002, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 396

BULGARIAN SUCCESS AT AUSTRALIAN OPEN CONTINUES

The Bulgarian tennis player Magdalena Maleeva, seeded 13th, defeated Kveta Hrdlickova from the Czech Republic with 6-4, 7-5 in the women's singles matches on the third day of the 8.6 million U.

Sports | January 16, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 450

TENNIS PLAYER MALEEVA WITH FIRST VICTORY IN MELBOURNE SINCE 1994

The Bulgarian tennis player Magdalena Maleeva qualified for the second round of the USD 8.6 M Australian Open tennis championships at Melbourne Park after defeating Marie-Gaiane Mikaelian from Switzerland with 6-3, 6-4.

Sports | January 14, 2002, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 600

BULGARIA TO ASSIST GREECE IN ORGANIZATION OF 2004 OLYMPIC GAMES

A bilateral committee on cooperation between Bulgaria and Greece for the organization of the 2004 Olympic Games will be formed, the head of the State Agency for Youth and Sports, Vassil Ivanov, and the Greek Deputy Minister of Culture who is in charge of

Sports | January 11, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 562

SPORTS OFFICIALS TO DISCUSS 2004 OLYMPIC GAMES COOPERATION IN GREECE

Bulgarian sports delegation leaves for Greece. The Bulgarian officials will discuss with their Greek colleagues cooperation during the 2004 Olympic Games in Greece.

Sports | January 9, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 536

FORMER NATIONAL FOOTBALL COACH MAY TRAIN MACEDONIAN TEAM

Former national football coach Dimitur Penev may be appointed coach of the Macedonian national football team, newspapers in Macedonia wrote. "I had talks with Macedonian Football Union and its President Vancho Takovski two months ago.

Sports | January 3, 2002, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 666

NATIONAL TEAM’S GEORGI IVANOV ELECTED FOOTBALL PLAYER OF 2001

The football player Georgi Ivanov – Gonzo from the national team and the “Levski” team was elected football player of 2001 in Bulgaria for a second year in a row. Ivanov won with 163 points given to him by the Bulgarian sport journalists.

Sports | December 28, 2001, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 373

TOP GYMNAST ELECTED SPORTSMAN OF THE YEAR

Gymnast Jordan Jovtchev was elected Sportsman of Bulgaria for 2001 after a poll among the sports journalists in the country. Weightlifter Galabin Boevski and wrestler Nikolay Paslar follow him.

Sports | December 21, 2001, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 480

TOP GYMNAST AWARDED WITH PRESTIGIOUS PRIZE BY THE SPORTS FOUNDATION

The best Bulgarian gymnast - Jordan Jovtchev was awarded the prize 'Sports Icarus' of the Bulgarian Sports foundation for achievement of the year. The World champion from Gent (Belgium) was distinguished also with the award of the 'Fairplay' foundation d

Sports | December 20, 2001, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 451

“SPORTSMAN/WOMAN OF THE YEAR” TO BE KNOWN ON DECEMBER 21

The organizers of the the competition “Sportsman/woman of the year” announced the nominated ten sportsmen and sportswomen. Journalists made the nominations.

Sports | December 16, 2001, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 419

BULGARIA WITH NO MEDALS AT WORLD WRESTLING CHAMPIONSHIP

Bulgarians left the 46th World Wrestling Championship in Patras, Greece with no medals. Sergey Moreyko lost against Greece's Xenofon Koutsioubas in the 130 kilograms category's bronze medal round with 0:8.

Sports | December 9, 2001, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 508

ITALIAN LUIGI SIMONI – CSKA’S NEW COACH

Luigi Simoni is the new coach of the football team of CSKA. On December 8 he signed a two-year contract under which he is to come into office at the beginning of 2002.

Sports | December 9, 2001, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 746

BULGARIANS GO TO WRESTLING WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP QUARTERFINALS

Armen Nazarian and Sergey Mureyko advanced to the quarterfinals of the 46th Greco-Roman World Wrestling Championships in Patras, Greece. Armen Nazarian, Bulgaria's two-time Olympic champion, beat Istvan Majoros of Hungary 4-0 in the 58 kilogram (127 3/4 p

Sports | December 8, 2001, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 715

BULGARIANS THIRD IN JAPANESE ICE SKATING COMPETITION

Bulgaria's Albena Denkova and Maxim Staviyski won the bronze in free skating competition in Kumamoto, Japan Marina Anissina and Gwendal Peizerat of France won the gold medal. Margarita Drobiazko and Povilas Vanagas of Lithuania took the silver medal.

Sports | December 2, 2001, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 644

BULGARIAN WITH GOLD AT WORLD FREESTYLE WRESTLING CHAMPIONSHIP

Nikolay Paslar won gold medal at the 69 kg finals of the 35th World Freestyle Wrestling Championship for men in Sofia on November 25. So far the Bessarabian Bulgarian had won 2 bronze medals for Bulgaria at European Championships.

Sports | November 26, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 887

PASLAR ALSO AT WRESTLING FINAL IN SOFIA

Nikolay Paslar qualified for the 69 kg final at the 35th World Freestyle Wrestling Championship for men in Sofia. Thus the Bessarabian Bulgarian provided himself the silver medal at least.

Sports | November 25, 2001, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 688

BULGARIAN WITH GOLD AT WORLD FREESTYLE WRESTLING CHAMPIONSHIP

Two Bulgarians, Serafim Barzakov (63 kg) and Krasimir Kochev (97 kg) advanced to the finals. Barzakov won the gold medal with 3-1 against world and Olympic champion Alireza Dabir of Iran.

Sports | November 24, 2001, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 565
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