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Media Frenzy Centers on Sofia Stadium

The record number of 16 TV stations from Europe and Asia will report live from the qualifier of hot-placed Bulgaria and Sweden in Sofia.

Sports | March 26, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 741

Sofia Anticipates Clash of Group 8 Leaders

Sofia is looking forward to the start of the qualifier of current Group 8 leaders Sweden and Bulgaria at the National Stadium "Vassil Levski" at 5.30 local time.

Sports | March 26, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1062

Sweden Reveals Midfielder Injury

Swedish midfielder Tobias Linderoth has suffered a minor injury during the squad's training camp, the coach disclosed in Sofia. Lars Lagerback said the injury was not serious, nevertheless, it might keep Linderoth away from the pitch on Saturday.

Sports | March 25, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 765

Bulgaria's Youth Defeated by Sweden 1:2

Bulgaria's football youth national team suffered a defeat 1:2 in the European qualifier for the 2006 World Cup against Sweden in Group 8. Bulgaria took the lead at the beginning of the match with defender Mihail Venkov opening the score in the 40th minute

Sports | March 25, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 673

Eurosport Hands Award to Stoitchkov

Leading sports channel Eurosport handed Friday their Player of the 90s Award to Bulgarian national coach Hristo Stoitchkov. The Barcelona legend won the prize in an online voting race at Europsport's website, where the TV audience of Eurosport and Eurosp

Sports | March 25, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1168

Bulgaria's Footballers Finish Shapeup

Players of Bulgaria's national football team finished training sessions before Saturday's crucial clash with Sweden. The team exercised at Vassil Levski Stadium on Friday morning.

Sports | March 25, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 971

Eurosport Ignorant of Stoitchkov on Bulgarian Helm

After hosting the online poll of Player of 90s, the leading sports network Eurosport seems ignorant of the simple fact that the winner Hristo Stoitchkov has been also on the helm of Bulgarian national team for nearly a year now. Eurosport's online sectio

Sports | March 24, 2005, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1030

Ticket Hysteria Spreads ahead of Bulgaria-Sweden

Three days ahead of the key clash between the national teams of Bulgaria and Sweden tickets have run short and fueled dynamics on the black market. So far, the next-hand price for an A-sector ticket has plummeted up to BGN 100 (approximately 50 EUR) with

Sports | March 24, 2005, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 658

Sweden Footballers Take a Shopping Tour in Sofia

The Swedish Under-21 national team took a tour at Sofia's main shopping area, a Sofia News Agency reporter said Wednesday. Warm and sunny weather had apparently tempted the players to suspend training sessions for several hours and take a walk down the V

Sports | March 23, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 900

Bulgaria's Top Ice Dancers Retain 2nd Place in ISU Ranking

Bulgaria's best skating duo Albena Denkova and Maxim Staviski have retained their second place in the world ISU ranking with 4, 790 points. Despite the fact that the Bulgarians were ranked fifth at World Figure Skating Championships in Moscow the golden

Sports | March 23, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1659

Bulgaria's Top Skating Pair to Appoint New Coach

Bulgarian ice dance couple Albena Denkova and Maxim Staviski, 2004 silver medallists, are considering the appointing of a new coach, it appeared at a press conference in Sofia. The skating pair explained that they are planning to find a new coach as thei

Sports | March 22, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 13118

Sweden Football Spy Extols Stoitchkov

The Swedish football team's experienced spy Thomas Lyth has warned his side of the Bulgarians regaining strength under the flag of legend Hristo Stoitchkov. During a special press conference, Lyth advised the Swedes not to underestimate their rivals beca

Sports | March 22, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 978

Bulgaria's Stoitchkov Voted Player of 90s

Bulgarian legendary footballer Hristo Stoitchkov, who is now a mentor of the national team, has won the online poll of Eurosport.com with 58% of votes cast for him to be the Player of 1990s.

Sports | March 22, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 925

Bulgaria's Cabinet to Watch Swedish Match

Bulgaria's Premier and ministers will take seats at the stadium this weekend to watch a crucial football game, it emerged Monday. Prime Minister Simeon Saxe-Coburg and other Cabinet members will be showing support to the national team as it faces Sweden.

Sports | March 21, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 731

Bojinov Wants Out of Fiorentina

Bulgarian football starlet Valeri Bojinov has called on Inter Milan to buy him from Fiorentina, media reported Monday. The teenage top striker joined the "violas" just a few months ago, bud bad luck apparently has been after him ever since.

Sports | March 21, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 993

Bulgarian Racket Goes up in WTA

Bulgaria's best tennis racket Maggie Maleeva has climbed up in the WTA ranking improving her position by two seeds. The youngest of Maleeva sisters is now at 28th seed, from last month's 30th, with a total of 977.

Sports | March 21, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 556

Video Walls for Bulgaria- Sweden Match

Video walls will be installed in Sofia to broadcast live the crucial football game between the teams of Bulgaria and Sweden on March 26. The decision was take following the major interest into the match and as hundreds of Bulgarian football fans were lef

Sports | March 21, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 830

Stoitchkov's True Self Revealed in Pictures

Bulgarian football star Hristo Stoitchkov presented officially his autobiography in Sofia on Sunday. The luxury edition, named "Stoitchkov - That's Me", is a photographic tour through legend's life - from his first steps in the football to his last perfo

Sports | March 20, 2005, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 803

Snow Joy Peaks at Bulgarian Mountain Resort

For the fourth year the Bulgarian winter resort of Bansko gathered fans of extreme skiing and snowboarding from all across country, Europe and the United States.

Sports | March 20, 2005, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 836

CSKA, Levski Score Victories in Bulgaria's "A" Football Group

Bulgaria's leading football teams of CSKA and Levski scored Saturday victories in the "A" Group championship. CSKA achieved quickly a 3:0 victory against Naftex at the "Bulgarian Army" stadium in Sofia.

Sports | March 19, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 747

Denkova, Staviski Given a Kick in Moscow

Last year's silver medallists Albena Denkova and Maxim Staviski of Bulgaria were left at the off-medal fifth place in Moscow. "We know it is difficult to win or to get a medal.

Sports | March 19, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1164