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Bulgaria Beats Germany in Beach Volleyball

Bulgaria's beach volleyball couple Petya and Tsvetelina Yanchulova scored 2:1 against Germany in an Olympics match. That was the Yanchulovas' second victory in the history of the Olympic Games after winning a medal in Sydney.

Sports | August 16, 2004, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1166

Tourist Killed by Athens Olympian

A Danish sailor has killed a 45-year-old British tourist in a car accident in Athens. Dane Niklas Holm, 23, was driving to an Olympics event, when he struck and killed the pedestrian.

Sports | August 16, 2004, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 637

Bulgarian Out of Athens Butterfly Race

Bulgaria's Georgi Palazov dropped out of the Olympic 200 m butterfly tournament on Monday. Only 16 of the 39 swimmers made it to the semifinals.

Sports | August 16, 2004, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 487

Greece Fumes at Security Lapses Claims

Greece Minister of Public Order answered back to the allegations of a British tabloid newspaper, which claims to have exposed serious security lapses in Athens during the build-up to the opening ceremony of the Olympic Games. "I would recommend Mr.

Sports | August 16, 2004, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 438

Lausanne Hears Slavkov's Appeal

Switzerland-based Court of Arbitration for Sport will hear today the appeal of Bulgaria's suspended IOC member against the decision to rescind his accreditation to the Olympic Games in Athens. Bulgaria's top sports official Ivan Slavkov claims he had not

Sports | August 16, 2004, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 736

Bulgarians Triumph in Athens

The second day of the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens was extremely successful one for the Bulgarian sportsmen. Bulgaria welcomed its first medal at the 2004 Olympics after Maria Grozdeva swept the bronze medal in the women's 10 m air pistol in Athens.

Sports | August 15, 2004, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 661

Another Olympic Bronze for Bulgaria

Bulgarian Georgi Georgiev swept an Olympic bronze medal in the men's 66 kg Judo competition in Athens.

Sports | August 15, 2004, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 773

Bulgarian Boxer Victorious at the Olympics

Bulgaria's boxers enjoyed a flying start at the Olympics in Athens. The two-time European champion Boris Georgiev defeated Algeria's Nasserredinne Filliali in the men light welter weight 64kg.

Sports | August 15, 2004, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 646

Bulgarian Shooting Bronze in Athens

Bulgarian Maria Grozdeva swept the bronze medal in the women's 10 m air pistol in Athens.

Sports | August 15, 2004, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 790

Bulgarian Weightlifter among Olympics Elite

Bulgarian Izabela Dragneva-Rifatova was ranked sixth in the women's 48kg final at the 2004 Olympic Games.

Sports | August 14, 2004, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1090

Bulgaria's Yanchulevi Sisters Defeated

Bulgaria's Tsvetelina Yanchulova and her sister Petia Yanchulova were trashed 0-2 (16-12; 12-21) by the Australian team in their first game at the Athens Olympics. Natalie Cook and Nicole Sanderson defeated the Bulgarians in two sets in the beach volleyb

Sports | August 14, 2004, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 924

Bulgarian Shooter 4th in Athens

Bulgaria's top shooter Tanyu Kiryakov was ranked fourth at the men's 10m air pistol final at the 2004 Olympics in Athens. Chinese Yifu Wang swept the gold medal with a total of 690.

Sports | August 14, 2004, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 648

No Bulgarians at Athens Swimming Finals

Bulgaria's top swimmer Petar Stoychev failed to qualify for the Olympics' swimming finals. Stoychev was ranked 32nd in the men's 400 free style after stopping the watch at 3;59.

Sports | August 14, 2004, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 980

Bulgarian Rowing Champ Advances at the Olympics

Bulgarian Rumyana Neikova qualified for the semifinals of the Women Single Sculls in the Athens Olympics. Neikova stopped the watch at 7:35.

Sports | August 14, 2004, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 474

French Stops Karatantcheva in Vancouver

French Camille Pin defeated Bulgaria's tennis prodigy Sesil Karatantcheva at the quarterfinals of the international tournament in Vancouver, Canada. The French, seeded 114 in the World Tennis Association rankings.

Sports | August 14, 2004, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 524

World Sees Olympic Extravaganza

A spectacular pyrotechnics, music and dance extravaganza fascinated viewers around the globe at the opening of the Athens Olympic Games Friday evening. Some 72,000 spectators were at the Athens Olympic Stadium to enjoy the spectacle, while an estimated f

Sports | August 13, 2004, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 564

Drug Test Scandal Hits Greece before Olympics

Greek high-profile sprinters Kostas Kenteris and Katerina Thanou are facing expulsion after failing to show up for a drug test. The scandal broke just as Athens braces for Friday's opening of the 28th Olympic Games.

Sports | August 13, 2004, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 717

Greek Alphabet "Pushes" Bulgaria Way Behind

Bulgaria's sports delegation will march under number 30 in the opening Olympic ceremony. During the Opening Celebration the 202 National Delegations will parade in the Olympic Stadium in alphabetical order according to the Greek alphabet not as usual acc

Sports | August 13, 2004, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1956

Bulgarian Tennis Prodigy into Vancouver Quarterfinals

Bulgaria's teenage tennis star Sesil Karatantcheva made it to the quarterfinals of the international tournament in Vancouver, Canada. Karatantcheva, 15, defeated Germany's Anna-Lena Groenefeld (7-5, 6-4).

Sports | August 13, 2004, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 532

Acropolis Welcomes Olympic Flame

The Olympic Fire was welcomed Thursday night at the ancient the Acropolis, for its last overnight stay outside the Olympic Stadium. The President of the Hellenic Republic, Constantinos Stephanopoulos, honoured the Ceremony on the Sacred Rock with his pre

Sports | August 12, 2004, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 532

Zidane "Quits French Team"

French football captain Zinedine Zidane is set to put an end to his international career, according to local press reports. On Monday, coach Raymond Domenech said he was still hoping to persuade Zidane to continue an international career.

Sports | August 12, 2004, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 823
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