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Paris, London 2012 See Olympic Bids Countdown

London and Paris have faced another half-an-hour wait as the 2012 Olympics vote has turned into a race between the two rivals.

Sports | July 6, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 827

Olympics 2012 Bids Subject to Vote

The vote to decide which city will host the 2012 Olympic Games is getting under way in Singapore.

Sports | July 6, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 986

Bulgarian Youth World Wrestling Champ

Bulgarian Mihayl Ganev swept the first prize at the Youth World Wrestling championship. The 20-year old Bulgarian was triumphant in the 74kg category defeating Russian Albert Satirov.

Sports | July 6, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 449

IOC Members Set to Vote

All eyes are on the International Olympic Committee (IOC) decision about which city will get to host the 2012 Olympic games. Fifty votes, a simple majority of the 99 countries taking part in round one, could be enough to secure the hosting of the games w

Sports | July 6, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 628

IOC Head Backs Sofia Olympics Bid

Bulgarian Prime Minister Simeon Saxe-Coburg has received a letter of congratulation from the International Olympic Committee (IOC) head.

Sports | July 5, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 953

Bulgaria's Petrov Expects to Join Atletico

Bulgaria's striker Martin Petrov expects to complete his long-awaited transfer from Wolfsburg to Atletico Madrid this week. The transfer will take place after the two clubs reportedly agreed a EUR 9 M fee.

Sports | July 5, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 485

Bulgaria's Tennis Players Up-Seeded

Bulgaria's top three female tennis players climbed up in the WTA ranking. Veteran Magdalena Maleeva remains the highest-ranked Bulgarian at the 37th position.

Sports | July 4, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 718

Bulgarian Tennis Club Sweeps European Title

For the first time in Bulgaria's tennis history a local tennis club swept the European title in the women's tournament. Varna's "Black Sea Elite" defeated Copenhagen's Boldclub 5-0 in the finals thus winning the Europen title.

Sports | July 3, 2005, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1159

Venus Williams Wins Wimbledon

Venus Williams won the Wimbledon final with a 4-6 7-6 9-7 score over Lindsay Davenport. The game was the longest women's final in the history of the tournament.

Sports | July 2, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 575

Football Idol Ivan Kolev Dies

Ivan Kolev, a former captain of Bulgaria's CSKA FC as well as of the national team, passed away. Kolev died on July 1, according to an official announcement by CSKA.

Sports | July 2, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 593

Bulgaria Volleyball Team Beats Italy

The Bulgarian volleyball team won 3-1 over Italy in a World Volleyball League game. The victory, however, could not lead the Bulgarians to finals.

Sports | July 2, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 605

Bulgaria Loses to Azerbaijan in World Volleyball Qualifier

Bulgaria's women national volleyball team lost 3-0 games from Azerbaijan in its first qualifier for the world championship in Moscow. The girls of Miroslav Zhivkov were defeated 22:25, 23:25, 22:25.

Sports | July 1, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 430

Sofia Signs Olympic Games Bid

Mayor Stefan Sofianski has sent a clear message of support for Sofia's bid to host the XXII Winter Olympic Games in 2014 in a letter to IOC President Jacques Rogge.

Sports | July 1, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 594

Brazil Claims Confederations Cup

Brazil scored an impressive 4-1 victory over Argentina in the FIFA Confederations Cup final. Adriano scored twice for the Brazilian side.

Sports | June 30, 2005, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 404

Bulgarians Reach 7,150m Altitude in the Himalayas

The Bulgarian-Polish K-2 Team expedition has reached an altitude of 7,150 meters. A few days earlier the team members built camp 2, which is at 6,750m.

Sports | June 29, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 941

Maleeva Retires with GBP 2.2 M

Magdalena Maleeva is turning her back on tennis, but the game has already made her a millionaire. The Guardian published an article on the Bulgarian star's retirement this week.

Sports | June 28, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 727

FIFA Befriends Slavkov

Bulgaria's suspended Olympic Committee member received a sudden sign of friendliness from FIFA. Ivan Slavkov has been invited to the Confederations Cup final on Wednesday, sports media said.

Sports | June 28, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 713

Young Bulgarian Tennis Hopefuls Head for European Title

Four young Bulgarian tennis players from the Black Sea Elite tennis club will take part in this year's European club tournament. We are all heading with ambitions for a European title, the coach of the club Ognyan Iliev said.

Sports | June 27, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 847

French Club Dumps Manchev

Vladimir Manchev's likely transfer from Levante has surprisingly failed, after French club Nice withdrew their offer. The reason was that Manchev was demanding tax-free salary and the French team could not agree to that, the AFP said, cited by Bulgarian

Sports | June 26, 2005, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 512

Bulgaria's Best Racket Advances at Wimbledon

Bulgaria's best tennis player Magdalena Maleeva advanced at the prestigious Wimbledon tournament after defeating Antonella Serra Zanetti of Italy. The experienced tennis player won 6-3, 6-2 in a nearly one-hour long match.

Sports | June 24, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 613

Bulgaria's CSKA Finds Out Champions League Foe

The rival of Bulgaria's football champion CSKA in the Champions League will be the winner of the match between NK Gorica Slovenia and KF Tirana Albania. That was decided Friday at the draws held at UEFA headquarters in Nyon, Switzerland.

Sports | June 24, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 985
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