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Chilikov to Miss CSKA Clash

Bulgarian football heavyweight Levski FC will have to play their main rival CSKA without striking ace Georgi Chilikov, it was announced on Thursday. The two teams will match skills in the final for the Bulgarian Championship, April 23.

Sports | April 14, 2005, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 480

Bulgaria Sweeps 2nd Gold at European Wrestling

Serafim Burzakov of Bulgaria is the new European Champion in free-style wrestling, 66kg category, after winning the final clash against Elman Esgarov of Azerbaijan on Wednesday.

Sports | April 13, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 602

Maria Grozdeva Falls Off 10m

Bulgarian air pistol ace Maria Grozdeva surprisingly dropped out of the world 10m finals, after hitting gold in the 25m on Tuesday. The championship is taking part in Changwon City, Korea, and will continue until April 16.

Sports | April 13, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 525

Bulgarian Coaching Legend Dies

Georgi Pachedzhiev, Bulgaria's first full-side football coach to lead the team to World Cup, passed away on Tuesday. He was aged 89.

Sports | April 12, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 782

Bulgarian Wins Europe's Wrestling Gold

Nikolay Paslar of Bulgaria has won the gold medal in the European Wrestling Championship, 74 kg category. The "pocket Hercules" - as Paslar is dubbed among Bulgarian wrestlers - clocked three successive victories at the sports event running in Varna, on

Sports | April 12, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 639

Bulgaria's Grozdeva Sets New World Record

Bulgarian shooter Maria Grozdeva, double medallist of Athens 2004, with a bronze at 10m and a gold at 25m of air pistol, performed perfectly at the Korea tournament for the World Cup setting a new world record with her 796,7 points. Grozdeva was victorio

Sports | April 11, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 933

Prista Oil Reveals Cup-Aspiring Racing Team

Bulgarian oil producer Prista Oil has officially represented its Racing Team to run at the coming European and World Championships of motorcycling.

Sports | April 11, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1500

Bulgarian Badminton Triumphs in Poland

Bulgaria's best badminton player Petya Nedeltcheva won the Polish Open championship on Sunday. The Bulgarian competitor defeated Anne Marie Pedersen of Denmark in her final match.

Sports | April 10, 2005, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 611

Bulgaria's Kishishev Injured in Charlton Game

Bulgarian football player Radostin Kishishev has suffered an injury while playing for Charlton versus Portsmouth, Bulgarian media said. Kishishev, who is also enlisted with the Bulgarian national team, had his nose broken and his right eye swollen with a

Sports | April 10, 2005, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 749

Karatantcheva Not Allowed to US Tournament

Bulgarian tennis prodigy Sesil Karatantcheva was not allowed to take part in the Family Circle Cup, South Carolina. The 15-year-old player was considered too young.

Sports | April 10, 2005, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 555

Levski Score Last-Gasp Win over Champs

Bulgarian football heavyweight Levski FC scored a dramatic 2-1 victory over champion Lokomotiv Plovdiv, with a goal in the last minute before overtime. The hosts took a 1-0 lead in the first half of the game, and in the second one Lokomotiv's Georgi Ilie

Sports | April 9, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 628

Maleeva Played Out of Amelia Island

Bulgarian tennis star Magdalena Maleeva suffered a loss in Amelia Island, Florida, and has left the tournament. The Bulgarian was outplayed by Nadezhda Petrova of Russia in the second round.

Sports | April 7, 2005, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 550

Maleeva Storms for 2nd Round of Amelia Island

Bulgaria's best tennis racket Magdalena Maleeva recorded a victorious start at Amelia Island Tournament after beating German Anna- Lena Groenefeld.

Sports | April 6, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 578

Bulgaria Sees Wrestling Legend Karelin

International wrestling prodigy Alexander Karelin will pay a visit to Bulgaria for the European Championship this month, media said. Karelin is triple Olympic champion and 12-time European champion in Greco-Roman wrestling.

Sports | April 6, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 802

Bojinov to Miss Fiorentina-Juventus

Bulgarian striker Valeri Bojinov will miss the chance to boost Fiorentina against Juventus this weekend.

Sports | April 6, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1224

Maleeva to Encounter German Racket

Bulgaria's best tennis player Magdalena Maleeva will match skills with a German at the start of the Amelia Island tournament, Florida. This is will be the first time for Maleeva to play Anna-Lena Groenefeld in an official match, Bulgarian media said.

Sports | April 5, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 612

Chavdar Yankov Crowned Player of A-League

Young Bulgarian midfielder Chavdar Yankov was named Monday player of 20th round of the national A-League. Yankov, aged 21, is playing for Slavia FC as well as for the Bulgarian full side.

Sports | April 4, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1056

Fracture Fears Quelled for Petrov

Medical tests have shown that Martin Petrov does not have a broken leg, media said Monday. Earlier during the day it became known that Pertov had suffered a serious injury during last weekend's Wolfsburg-Bayern.

Sports | April 4, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 537

Bulgaria's Martin Petrov "with Broken Leg"

Bulgarian sharpshooter Martin Petrov might have broken his leg during Wolfsburg-Bayern last weekend, it emerged Monday. The forward suffered a serious injury but an x-ray test is needed to specify whether there is a fracture.

Sports | April 4, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 666

Italy Postpones Sports Events Out of Respect to Ailing Pope

All sports events that were to take place during the weekend have been postponed as a sign of showing the sports federations' respects to the dying Pope John Paul II, ANSA news agency reported. The decision was taken by the Italian Olympic Committee.

Sports | April 2, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 500

Bulgaria's Best Kendo Fighters Picked in Sofia

The eighth state kendo tournament was opened Saturday morning in Sofia. The jury will have the hard task of picking the best Bulgaria kendo fighters that will be included in the national team that will represent the country during the European championsh

Sports | April 2, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1653