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Bulgaria's Antonov Out of 50m Freestyle Semi-Finals

Bulgarian Raichin Antonov ranked fifth in the men's 50m freestyle at the Athens Olympics. His result - 23.

Sports | August 19, 2004, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 687

Dublin Sees "Unimpressive Play against Anonymous Bulgaria"

The Republic of Ireland extended their unbeaten home record under Brian Kerr to 11 games but this was an unimpressive display against a Bulgaria side who were anonymous at Euro 2004, The Telegraph commented as the two teams came to a draw Wednesday night.

Sports | August 19, 2004, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 837

Gold Rocketed Bulgaria up in Medals List

The Gold Medal of Maria Grozdeva at 25m air pistol shooting moved Bulgaria from 29th to 14th place in the medals list on Wednesday. The country shared the same rank as Thailand with one gold and two bronze medals.

Sports | August 19, 2004, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1044

Stoitchkov Draws in Coaching Debut

Bulgaria's Hristo Stoitchkov saw a 1-1 draw against the Republic of Ireland as he made his debut as national football coach. The Irish took the lead in the first part of the game, with a goal by Andy Reid.

Sports | August 18, 2004, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 679

Stoitchkov Brings Teen to the Fore

Bulgaria's football coach Hristo Stoitchkov is expected to bring teenager Valeri Bojinov in the limelight on Wednesday evening, when the national team encounters Eire. That will be Stoitchkov's debut on the coaching job, and the second appearance with th

Sports | August 18, 2004, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 683

Tears of Joy for Bulgaria's Olympic Winner

Emotions took over Bulgaria's gold winning shooter Maria Grozdeva during the awarding ceremony in Athens. Grozdeva emerged as winner in the 25 m pistol women, topping athletes from the Czech Republic and Azerbaijan.

Sports | August 18, 2004, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 681

Bulgaria's Grozdeva Lands Gold in Athens

Bulgaria celebrated its first Gold medal in Athens Wednesday, after Maria Grozdeva emerged as winner in the women's 25 m pistol, defending her Olympic title. Her 103.

Sports | August 18, 2004, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 896

Greek Sprinter Duo Quits Olympics

The host's sprinter hopes Kostas Kenteris and Katerina Thanou withdrew Wednesday from the Athens Games. The IOC commission has been looking into why the two athletes missed a drug test in the Olympic village last Thursday.

Sports | August 18, 2004, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 999

Bulgaria Sends Four to Rowing Finals

Bulgaria's women and men single skulls rowed through Wednesday's Olympic event qualifying for the finals. The Sydney 2000 silver medallist Rumyana Neikova stopped the watches at 7:02,36, just 0.

Sports | August 18, 2004, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 710

Hunt for Transvestites Urged in Athens

Olympic contesters, disgruntled by the first three rankings in the female weightlifting, called for a transvestites hunt in Athens.

Sports | August 18, 2004, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 4008

Bulgarian Beach Volleyball Advances in Athens

Bulgaria's beach volleyball couple Petya and Tsvetelina Yanchulova advanced to 1/8 finals after scoring 2:0 against China in an Olympics match. After a victorious first game (21:19), the Bulgarians were defeated by Lu Wang and Wenhui Yon (17:13).

Sports | August 18, 2004, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 872

Greek Racket Takes over Bulgarian Maggie

In a spectacular match Bulgarian golden racket Magdalena Maleeva retreated to host's player Eleni Danilidou with 2-6 6-4 6-4. Almost crippled by a thigh injury, Danilidou won her last two sets with mighty strikes amid incessant support from the jubilant

Sports | August 17, 2004, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 616

1 Million Bulgarians Tuned in to Olympics Opening

One million viewers in Bulgaria watched the spectacular opening ceremony of the Athens Olympics, aired live on the Bulgarian state TV channel, data of TNS/TV Plan shows.

Sports | August 17, 2004, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 598

Another Bulgarian Enters Rowing Semi-Finals

Bulgarian Ivo Yanakiev qualified for the semi-finals of the Olympics rowing events after ending first in the Men's Single Skulls with 6:52,51. Statistics shows that Bulgaria's rowing champion has recorded the best time in his category of repechages.

Sports | August 17, 2004, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 580

Stoitchkov Cuts Defense Lineup

Hristo Stoitchkov cut down the number of defenders in the Bulgarian football team for the game against Eire on Wednesday. Instead of four, Bulgaria will have three backs in the match.

Sports | August 17, 2004, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 673

Bulgarian Shooter Fails to Defend Title in Athens

Bulgaria's top shooter Tanyu Kiryakov ranked seventh at the men's 50m air pistol final in the 2004 Olympics in Athens. The Bulgarian garnered 654,3 points.

Sports | August 17, 2004, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 715

First Gold for Greece in The Games

The Olympic Games hosting nation, Greece, won their first gold medal since the beginning of the major international event. On Monday, Nikolaos Siranidis and Thomas Bimis won the men's synchronised 3 metre springboard diving.

Sports | August 17, 2004, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1061

Bulgarian Boxes Out His Olympic Path

Bulgarian medallist at two World Championships Dimitar Stilianov stepped down triumphantly from the Olympic boxing ring in the first of the Flyweight (60kg) bouts of Monday's session in Athens. In a bruising encounter at the Peristeri Boxing Hall the tou

Sports | August 16, 2004, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1057

Bulgarian Racket Wins Olympic Outset

On a windy day at the Olympic Tennis Centre, Bulgaria's best tennis player Magdalena Maleeva recorded first winning match against Czech Klara Kukalova. The No.

Sports | August 16, 2004, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 619

Bulgaria Beats Germany in Beach Volleyball

Bulgaria's beach volleyball couple Petya and Tsvetelina Yanchulova scored 2:1 against Germany in an Olympics match. That was the Yanchulovas' second victory in the history of the Olympic Games after winning a medal in Sydney.

Sports | August 16, 2004, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1169

Tourist Killed by Athens Olympian

A Danish sailor has killed a 45-year-old British tourist in a car accident in Athens. Dane Niklas Holm, 23, was driving to an Olympics event, when he struck and killed the pedestrian.

Sports | August 16, 2004, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 637
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