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Bulgarian Gazelle Sprints Third in Italy

Bulgaria's best sprinter Ivet Lalova ended third in the Grand Prix sprint at 100m in Italy on Sunday. This is the second in two-days time top ranking of the charming 20-year-old runner after her nearly-victory second place in Brussels on Saturday.

Sports | September 6, 2004, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 878

Berbatov "Brightens" Bulgaria

Young Bulgarian football star Dimitar Berbatov is in the limelight in an article published on UEFA's official cite and dedicated to Saturday's match against Iceland.

Sports | September 5, 2004, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1722

Bulgaria Crushes Iceland 3:1

Bulgaria triumphed over host Iceland 3:1 in the opening match of World Cup 2006 qualifying campaign.

Sports | September 4, 2004, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 876

Bulgaria's Lalova Sprints to Near Victory in Brussels

Ivet Lalova, Bulgaria's top female sprinter showed a fabulous performance once again as she finished second in the 100 m final sprint at the Golden League in Brussels. Bailey Aleen from Jamaica was the only sprinter to overtake Ivet (11.

Sports | September 4, 2004, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 787

Poor Start for Bulgarians in Iceland

Bulgaria's football youth national team suffered a defeat 1:3 in the European qualifier for the 2006 World Cup against Iceland in Group 8.

Sports | September 4, 2004, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 572

EUR 12,500 for Champ Dobrev

Bulgarian weightlifter Milen Dobrev will get a EUR 12,500 bonus for winning gold in Athens. Dobrev overpowered his rivals in the 94kg category on August 23.

Sports | September 3, 2004, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 4476

Report: Roma Wants Berbatov

Italy's Roma are reportedly looking to contract Dimitar Berbatov, the Bulgarian national currently playing in Bayer Leverkusen. According to Gazzetta dello Sport, new Roma coach Rudi Voeller had acknowledged Berbatov's potential years ago, back to the ti

Sports | September 3, 2004, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 550

Footballers Sip on Iceland Beverages

The Bulgarian football players have requested plenty of Iceland mineral water, while getting ready for Saturday's World Cup qualifier. Bulgarian media reported that usually the team would bring water with them when in a foreign country.

Sports | September 3, 2004, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 631

Bulgaria's Medal Tally Unspoiled by Corruption Scandal

The twelve medals conquered by the Bulgarian team in Athens are the best answer to all worries that the sportsmen might be affected by the recent bidding scandal, Mario Pescante, President of the European Olympic Committees told Novinite.com.

Sports | September 2, 2004, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 692

Lalova Joins Volunteers for Europe

The sprint's young Bulgarian talent Ivet Lalova will join the activities of the Volunteers for Europe movement. Bulgarian Euro- integration Minister Meglena Kuneva broke the news from Brussels.

Sports | September 2, 2004, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 703

Bulgaria's Maggie Out of US Open

Bulgaria's best tennis player Magdalena Maleeva was defeated in the second-round of the U.S.

Sports | September 2, 2004, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 582

Cash Accord for Bulgaria's Footballers

Bulgaria's football team and sport officials have agreed on the bonus payments in case of World Cup qualifying. The total sum is said to stand at EUR 1 M, although the team management refused to publish such information.

Sports | September 2, 2004, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 672

Jovtchev Down in FIG Ranking

Top Bulgarian gymnast Jordan Jovtchev went down to the third place in the latest ranking of the International Gymnastics Federation. Romanian Marian Dragulescu occupied the first places after sweeping three medals in Athens, while US Paul Ham went up to

Sports | September 1, 2004, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1693

Adidas Courts Bulgarian Teen

Sportswear giant Adidas is looking to contract Bulgarian tennis wonder Sesil Karatantcheva, her father has said. The 15-year-old is known to be a Nike fan, enjoying the company's outfits both during matches and in her off-time.

Sports | September 1, 2004, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1483

Bulgarians Brace for Paralympics

Nine Bulgarians will take part in the Paralympic Games, Sport Ministry officials told Bulgarian media. The Games start September 17 in Athens, a few weeks after the end of the 28th Olympics.

Sports | September 1, 2004, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 430

No Iceland Surprises for Bulgaria

Iceland's coach Asgeir Sigurvinsson announced the names of the players that will take part in the FIFA World Cup qualifier against Bulgaria. Iceland's line up includes: Hreidarsson, K.

Sports | August 31, 2004, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 616

Bulgaria's Maleeva Moves Ahead in US Open

Bulgaria's best tennis player Magdalena Maleeva advanced to the second-round of the U.S.

Sports | August 31, 2004, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 525

Welcome to Bulgaria's Rhythmic Gymnastics Team

Bulgarian team of rhythmic gymnastics, who swept the Bronze medal in their final graceful performance in Athens, received a warm welcome on their return in Sofia Monday. The charming team of Eleonora Kezhova, Zhanet Ilieva, twins Galina and Vladislava Ta

Sports | August 31, 2004, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1306

Stoitchkov Keen on Winning FIFA Qualifier

Bulgaria's football coach Stoitchkov said the team would play to win in its opening FIFA World Cup qualifier. The Bulgarians face Iceland on Saturday.

Sports | August 30, 2004, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 647

Bulgaria's Top Weightlifter Downs Big-Money Offers

Milen Dobrev, Olympic winner in men's 94 kg weightlifting, has vowed to continue to compete for Bulgaria, rejecting big-money offers from other countries. During his meeting with Plovdiv mayor Krassimir Chomakov, Dobrev said he would not give in to finan

Sports | August 30, 2004, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1327

Lalova is Olympic Top Belle

Bulgaria's Olympic sprinter Ivet Lalova climbed to the top spot of an Olympics beauty ranking. Lalova, 20, outshined 46 other female Olympians from the US, Italy, Germany, Norway, the Czech Republic, Australia, the Bahamas and other nations.

Sports | August 30, 2004, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2673