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Bulgaria Pins 39th FIFA Place End-2005

Bulgaria has cemented its 39th place in the FIFA ranking at the end of 2005 retaining the same position as in November. The squad of Hristo Stoitchkov garnered 638 to occupy this position.

Sports | December 19, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 552

Lalova Proclaimed Athlete of the Year in Bulgaria

Bulgaria's top sprinter Ivet Lalova was named Athlete of the Year at a ceremony in Sofia on Monday.

Sports | December 19, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 717

200 Bulgarian Journalists Chose Football Hero

More than 200 Bulgarian journalists have taken part in a survey to choose Football Player of The Year 2005. Organizers boasted that was a record media interest for the annual event.

Sports | December 19, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 421

Record Number of Journalists Pick Bulgaria's Best Footballer

A record number of over 200 journalists have taken part in the voting for Bulgaria's Footballer of the Year. The final results will be ready and announced on December 21.

Sports | December 18, 2005, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 528

Kids Compete in Christmas Taekwondo Tournament

A record number of over 200 children from 13 different Bulgarian clubs joined the traditional Christmas Taekwondo tournament in Sofia. The tournament organized by the Bulgarian Taekwondo federation WTF was full of surprises for the participants and the g

Sports | December 17, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1153

Bulgaria's Levski to Play Artmedia, Litex Vs Strasbourg

Artmedia Petrzalka will be the next rival of Bulgaria's Levski in the race for the UEFA Cup. Friday's lottery placed Litex against the French Strasbourg.

Sports | December 16, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 735

Bulgarian Telco Launches Online Chess Tournament

Bulgaria's Telecommunication Company (BTC) has launched the first ADSL online chess tournament in the country on Friday. The initiative joins the efforts of BTC and the Bulgarian Chess Federation to help the game's development and its popularization amon

Sports | December 16, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2262

Bulgaria's Litex Beaten by Middlesbrough

Bulgaria's Litex Lovech lost 0-2 to Middlesbrough in their last match of the group stage for UEFA Cup. With two late goals, the host team entered the 1/16 finals as winners in Group D.

Sports | December 16, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 457

CSKA Loses 2:1 to Monaco, Drops Out of UEFA Cup

Bulgaria's CSKA has dropped out of the UEFA Cup after losing 2:1 to Monaco on Thursday.

Sports | December 15, 2005, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 835

Levski's Defeat Opens UEFA Berth for Heerenveen

Ducth football club Heerenveen claimed the final berth from Group-F with a 2-1 victory over Levski Sofia. The goals came in a spurt of action five minutes after the break.

Sports | December 15, 2005, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 889

Bulgaria's Kotooshu: I'm Just Doing My Job

The Bulgarian, who became the first European to earn sumo's second-highest rank of Ozeki, largely praised for his success and lauded as the continent‘s best envoy to Japan modestly said that he was simply doing his job.

Sports | December 14, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1290

Sofia Reveals Winter Olympics 2014 Bid

It will take EUR 1.332 M for Bulgaria to erect Olympic sports facilities as part of its 2014 games bid.

Sports | December 13, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1642

Defence Minister Awards Top 10 Army Athletes

Bulgaria's Defence Minister Vesselin Bliznakov has awarded the top ten army sports people for 2005 in a Sofia ceremony on Tuesday. Boxer Alexsey Shaydulin received the top prize for his brilliant performances in the EU and world tournaments, where he grab

Sports | December 13, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 978

Celtic President Firm on Deal with Bulgaria's Stan

Celtic are ready to step up their bid to tie down Stilian Petrov and Stephen McManus.

Sports | December 13, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 657

Bulgarian Swimmer Beat Own National Record

Bulgaria's Mikhail Alexandrov scored a new national record during the European Short Course Championships 2005. The young athlete clocked 2:08.

Sports | December 12, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 464

Bulgarian Swimmer with New Record

Bulgarian swimmer Mihail Alexandrov has set a new record for his country by finishing fourth in the 200 meters breaststroke swimming at the European championship in Trieste. Alexandrov finished fourth in the 25-meter pool and overtook the 200 meters for

Sports | December 11, 2005, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 637

Germany - Costa Rica Opens 2006 World Cup

Hosts Germany will play the opening game against Costa Rica in World Cup finals in Munich on June 9, it emerged after the draw in Leipzig.

Sports | December 10, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1311

Leipzig Sees World Cup Football Draw

England will play Paraguay, Sweden and Trinidad and Tobago in this summer's World Cup finals in Germany. England, drawn in group B, are to play their first game against Paraguay in Frankfurt, on June 10, next year.

Sports | December 9, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 644

Bulgaria Creates Football Hooligans Register

Bulgaria will create an atomized register of the football hooligans. The register, which will include the names of people with violent behaviour at sports events was approved by Interior Minister Rumen Petkov.

Sports | December 9, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 766

Gay Sex Shocks Bulgarian Football Club

A gay scandal involving four players has hit an amateur football club from Varna, Bulgaria. The four were expelled from the MAX club after being caught in a sex foursome in the changing room, a newspaper report said Friday.

Sports | December 9, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 36861

Bulgaria's High-Jump Legend Sends off Olympic Flame in Rome

Stefka Kostadinova, president of the Bulgarian Olympic Committee, joined the start of the Olympic flame journey for the 2006 Turin Winter Olympics.

Sports | December 8, 2005, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 954
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