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Bulgaria's Salparov Best Digger in World Volleyball League

Bulgaria's Teodor Salparov was picked for Best Digger in the World League 2005. The libero of the Bulgarian team is followed by France's Hubert Henno and Italian Mirko Corsano.

Sports | June 21, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1165

Bulgarian Striker Petrov "Surely" Joins Atletico

Bulgaria's striker Martin Petrov will surely join Atletico Madrid, the team chief Tomi Munoz announced.

Sports | June 21, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 514

Levante Sells Manchev for EUR 1.6 M

Spanish football club Levante has agreed to sell Bulgarian forward Vladimir Manchev to France's Nice, media dislosed. The EUR 1.

Sports | June 20, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 529

Celtic Fans Wanted Bulgaria's Stan to be Captain - Report

Lots of fans wanted Stilian Petrov to be given the honour of becoming captain of his team Celtic, "but his time will come", an article in the Daily Record says.

Sports | June 20, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1945

SNA Poll: Stoitchkov Should Stay

An overwhelming majority of Sofia News Agency Readers have said that Hristo Stoitchkov should stay at his post of national team coach, despite Bulgarian failure to qualify for World Cup 2006 in Germany. With 202 votes against 145, respondents at this wee

Sports | June 19, 2005, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 559

Fans Consulted on Levski FC Property Moves

The fans of Levski FC were invited Sunday at a venue to discuss the possible moves of the club's management to acquire disputable state-owned facilities.

Sports | June 19, 2005, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 588

Atletico Confirms Interest in Bulgarian Duo

Atletico Madrid director of sport Toni Munoz has confirmed the club's interest in signing Bulgarian pair Martin Petrov and Dimitar Berbatov.

Sports | June 18, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1239

Bulgaria Hits Volleyball Revanche against Cuba

Bulgarian team of volleyball has earned its third victory in the World League preliminaries after defeating the rivals of Cuba 3-1 on Havana soil.

Sports | June 18, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1067

Brazil Crushes Greece 3-0 in Confederations Cup

European football champion Greece were trounced 0-3 by Brazil in the Confederations Cup in Germany. The Brazilians dominated on goals by Adriano, Robinho and substitute Juninho.

Sports | June 17, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 484

Atletico Move Possible for Berbatov

Spanish heavyweight Atletico (Madrid) has moved to recruit Bulgarian striking duo Dimitar Berbatov and Martin Petrov. After weeks of talks about Petrov's possible transfer, Atletico have now officially raised a bid for Berbatov as well, Bulgarian media s

Sports | June 16, 2005, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 566

Lalova Surgery Ends Successfully

The medical operation of Ivet Lalova's broken right leg has been completed successfully, it emerged on Wednesday. The sprinting superstar suffered an accident in Greece late on Tuesday, and had her leg broken above the knee.

Sports | June 15, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 4331

Ivet Lalova Undergoes Operation in Athens

The operation of Bulgaria's top-speeded sprinter Ivet Lalova began Wednesday morning in Athens clinic, media reported. Last evening it was announced that Ivet broke her right leg while warming up for a sprint in Greece.

Sports | June 15, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1794

Ivet Lalova Breaks Leg during Warm-up

Bulgarian top-speeded sprinter Ivet Lalova has broken her right leg while warming up for a sprint in Greece, media announced Tuesday evening. Lalova will undergo surgery early on Wednesday morning at a Greek clinic, and medics have projected that her ful

Sports | June 14, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 26997

Pironkova Advances in Wimbledon Qualifications

Bulgarian tennis player Tsvetana Pironkova has defeated Hungarian Anita Kapros and advanced to the second qualification round of Wimbledon, the Bulgarian National Radio (BNR) reported Tuesday. Pironkova scored a 7-5, 6-4 against the Hungarian, the radio

Sports | June 14, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 625

Sofia Joins Olympic Day Relay

Bulgaria has joined the World Olympic Day festivities by organising a long-run marathon from Samokov to Sofia.

Sports | June 14, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 806

Bulgarian Goalkeeper Ivankov Joins Kayserispor

Dimitar Ivankov, a goalkeeper of Bulgaria's full side and local heavyweight Levski FC, has signed Turkey's Kayserispor. The first-division club has also enlisted Bulgaria's Alexander Alexandrov, a former Levski FC player, Bulgarian media reported.

Sports | June 14, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2165

Bulgarian Grace Ranks among Six Best in Moscow

Bulgarian rhythmic grace Simon Peycheva ranked among the six best at the European rhythmic gymnastics tournament in Moscow. The country's best gymnast landed fourth in clubs and ball, fifth in ribbon and sixth in rope in the finals of the 21st edition of

Sports | June 13, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 962

Italy Returns Volleyball Victory to Bulgaria

Bulgaria suffered a 2:3 defeat by the Italian volleyball team Sunday evening in the third round of the 2005 World League.

Sports | June 13, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 711

Bulgaria's Stoitchkov: My Conscience is Clear

Bulgaria's Hristo Stoitchkov will not embark on radically reshuffling the national team following the defeat from Croatia that virtually dashed all hopes to qualify for World Cup 2006 in Germany.

Sports | June 12, 2005, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 938

Bulgaria Keeps on Promoting Competitive Yoga

Bulgaria, one of the first European countries to promote competitive yoga, held its traditional tenth yoga festival at the National Palace of Culture in the capital.

Sports | June 11, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1633

Italy Shocked after Bulgaria's World League Volleyball Win

Bulgaria's men's national volleyball team scored an impressive victory over world number two and 2004 World League runner's up Italy in at the start of the third round of the 2005 World League. The Bulgarian team defeated the Italians 2:3 (25:18, 29:31,

Sports | June 11, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1173
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