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Sports Illustrated Declares Bulgaria’s Grigor Dimitrov as Disappointment of the Year

The US sports magazine Sports Illustrated identified the highest ranking Bulgarian male tennis player Grigor Dimitrov as the disappointment of the year in men’s tennis.

Sports | December 27, 2015, Sunday // 13:46 | Viewed: 3419

Gabriela Petrova Becomes Bulgarian Sportsperson of the Year

Triple jumper Gabriela Petrova was announced on Tuesday as this year's winner of the Bulgarian Sportsperson of the Year award.

Sports | December 23, 2015, Wednesday // 14:59 | Viewed: 1831

Portsmouth Football Club Honours Bulgaria's Svetoslav Todorov

English football team Portsmouth honoured retired Bulgarian striker Svetoslav Todorov by admitting him to the club's hall of fame.

Sports | December 22, 2015, Tuesday // 09:32 | Viewed: 1755

Bulgaria's Stoevi Sisters Win Gold at Women's Doubles Bandminton in Mersin

Stefani Stoeva and Gabriela Stoeva have scooped their tenth gold prize in badminton at a tournament held in Mersin, Turkey.

Sports | December 20, 2015, Sunday // 15:26 | Viewed: 1657

Winter Season Officially Opens in Bulgaria's Borovets, Pamporovo

The new winter season was officially opened in two of Bulgaria's most popular winter resorts - Borovets and Pamporovo on Saturday.

Sports | December 19, 2015, Saturday // 16:58 | Viewed: 2112

Italian Legend Roberto Baggio Is Next Participant in Stoichkov's Birthday Show

Legendary Italian footballer Roberto Baggio is the next player to confirm his participation in the show celebrating the 50th birthday of Bulgarian football legend Hristo Stoichkov next year.

Sports | December 18, 2015, Friday // 15:01 | Viewed: 2234

Four Bulgarian Cities to Host Matches from 2018 Volleyball World Championship

Four Bulgarian cities will host matches from the 2018 men's volleyball World Championship, which will be co-hosted by Bulgaria and Italy.

Sports | December 18, 2015, Friday // 09:03 | Viewed: 2060

CAS Expected to Decide on Appeal of Olympics Ban on Bulgarian Weightlifters by Jan 31

The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has said it expects to rule by the end of next month on Bulgaria's appeal against a ban on its weightlifting team for the 2016 Olympics, Reuters reported on Wednesday.

Sports | December 17, 2015, Thursday // 09:50 | Viewed: 1449

Bulgarian Football Union Relegates Litex from A Group

The Bulgarian Football Union (BFS) relegated on Wednesday leading football club Litex Lovech from the country's top football division - the A Group.

Sports | December 16, 2015, Wednesday // 15:46 | Viewed: 2412

Bulgaria to Allocate EUR 5 M for Co-Hosting 2018 World Volleyball Championship

Bulgaria will allocate EUR 5 M for co-hosting the 2018 Men's World Volleyball Championship together with Italy.

Sports | December 15, 2015, Tuesday // 11:14 | Viewed: 1511

Bansko Ski Season Officially Declared Open

The resort town of Bansko on Saturday is welcoming its first ski tourists this year with a special inauguration ceremony.

Sports | December 12, 2015, Saturday // 14:53 | Viewed: 3338

Two Croatian Football Legends to Take Part in Stoichkov's Birthday Show

Two of Crotia's greatest footballers - Zvonimir Boban and Davor Suker confirmed their participation in the show celebrating next year's 50th anniversary of Bulgarian football legend Hristo Stoichkov.

Sports | December 10, 2015, Thursday // 15:15 | Viewed: 2353

Champions League Trophy Embarks on Tour in Three Bulgarian Cities

The UEFA Champions League trophy arrived in Bulgaria on Wednesday, where it it will embark on a tour around the country, visiting three cities in the next ten days.

Sports | December 10, 2015, Thursday // 12:14 | Viewed: 1553

Bulgaria, Italy to Co-Host 2018 Men’s Volleyball World Championship

Bulgaria and Italy will co-host the 19th edition of the men’s volleyball World Championship, which will take place in 2018.

Sports | December 9, 2015, Wednesday // 14:42 | Viewed: 1979

Bulgarian Weightlifting Federation Appeals 2016 Olympics Ban

The Bulgarian Weightlifting Federation (BWF) has appealed a ban on its team for the 2016 Olympics imposed by the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) over doping cases, the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) said on Tuesday.

Sports | December 8, 2015, Tuesday // 18:27 | Viewed: 2015

Three Footballers from Bulgaria’s Golden Generation to Join Stoichkov’s Birthday Show

Three football players from Bulgaria’s golden generation will join the show celebrating the 50th anniversary of Hristo Stoichkov next year.

Sports | December 8, 2015, Tuesday // 11:02 | Viewed: 1607

Bulgarian Lawyer Hopes Court Will Lift Doping Ban on Weightlifters in Time for 2016 Olympics   

The lawyer of Bulgaria’s weightlifting federation believes that a doping ban imposed on Bulgarian weightlifters will be overturned in time for them to take part in the 2016 Olymics, Reuters has reported.

Sports | December 7, 2015, Monday // 18:26 | Viewed: 1639

Bulgaria's Kubrat Pulev Knocks Out Maurice Harris in 100 Seconds

Bulgarian former heavyweight boxing champion Kubrat Pulev on Saturday scored his 22nd victory and his 12th knockout againstv Maurice Harris (US).

Sports | December 6, 2015, Sunday // 10:12 | Viewed: 3490

Tickets for First ATP Tournament in Sofia Go on Sale on Wednesday

The tickets for the first ever ATP tournament to be held in the Bulgarian capital of Sofia will go on sale on Wednesday afternoon at 17:00 EET.

Sports | December 2, 2015, Wednesday // 14:20 | Viewed: 2424

Bulgaria to Earmark Funding for ATP Tour Event, Ski Championships Next Year

Bulgaria is ready to allocate state budget funding for several sports events in 2016, including a tournament from the ATP World Tour 250 series in February, Sports Minister Krasen Kralev has said.

Sports | November 30, 2015, Monday // 11:32 | Viewed: 1971

Grigor Dimitrov Defeats Gael Monfils in Exhibition Match Held in Sofia

The top ranking Bulgarian male tennis player Grigor Dimitrov defeated Gael Monfils from France in the exhibition match held at the Arena Armeec hall in Sofia on Saturday.

Sports | November 29, 2015, Sunday // 13:27 | Viewed: 3523