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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: 805

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: 2154

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: 961

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: 709

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: 937

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: 1622

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: 1172

Bulgaria's Lalova Grabs Int'l Athletics Cup

Running in cold and rainy conditions Bulgaria's top sprinter Ivet Lalova grabbed a win at the 100 m finals in the International Golden Spike in Ostava, Czech Republic.

Sports | June 10, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1067

Stoitchkov Secured Coaching Job by 2008

Hristo Stoitchkov will certainly keep the job of Bulgarian head coach at least by 2008, the football star himself has told reporters. Speculations about Stoitchkov's coaching career were triggered last weekend, after a loss to Croatia crushed Bulgaria's

Sports | June 10, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 989

Bulgaria's Stoitchkov Declines Greek Olympiakos Offer

The coach of the Bulgarian national football team has reportedly been invited to head Greek Olympiakos, a team that was led to the league and cup double this season. Hristo Stoitchkov has been one of those tipped for a coach of the Greek first-division s

Sports | June 8, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1886

Sesil Laps Maleeva's Money

Teenager Sesil Karatantcheva has jumped ahead of superstar Magdalena Maleeva in the tennis revenues chart, media said Wednesday. Karatantcheva, aged 15, has moved to No.

Sports | June 8, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1175

Bulgarian Sprinters Clock Top Results at Home

Bulgaria's best sprinters have started off at the home athletics contest to clock down high results.

Sports | June 7, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 725

Bulgaria's Slavkov to Attend IOC Meeting in Singapore

Bulgaria's Ivan Slavkov will attend the International Olympic Committee (IOC) session in Singapore in July, where his future within the Committee will be decided.

Sports | June 7, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 755

Stoitchkov to Sack Stilian Petrov - Report

Bulgaria's head coach is considering the possibility to sack team captain Stilian Petrov, according to a newspaper report. Hristo Stoitchkov is also displeased with the performance of defender Ilian Stoyanov, the 7 Dni Sport daily wrote on Tuesday, citin

Sports | June 7, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 857

Bulgarian Tennis Wiz Upgrades in WTA Ranking

Bulgarian wonder Sesil Karatantcheva has moved up by nearly 50 positions in the WTA ranking of world's women tennis after making a sensation in Paris to reach the quarterfinals of the prestigious tournament. With a basket of 660.

Sports | June 6, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 692

Croatia Aims at France 98 Feats after Win over Bulgaria

Croatian international strike Dado Prso voiced hopes the next World Cup tournament will see a repeat of Croatia's 1998 vintage feats after moving closer to 2006 finals with a 3-1 win over Bulgaria. Croatia ranked third at France 98 and the Rangers strike

Sports | June 6, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 944

Bulgaria's Stoitchkov Lands Foreign Club Offer - Report

The coach of the Bulgarian national football team has reportedly been invited to head an unnamed foreign football club. Hristo Stoitchkov received the offer right after Bulgaria's defeat to Croatia (1:3) on Saturday, Trud Daily reported in its Monday iss

Sports | June 6, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 930

Teen Spaniard Grabs French Open Cup

The 19-year old Spaniard Rafael Nadal grabbed Sunday the French Open Cup, defeating the Argentine Mariano Puerta.

Sports | June 5, 2005, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1032

Stoitchkov: I Made Mistake

Maybe I made mistake, which caused the first and the third Croatian goal, said Bulgaria's team coach Hristo Stoitchkov, when asked to comment the 1:3 fall of the team against Croatia.

Sports | June 5, 2005, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1114

Henin-Hardenne Wins French Open

Tenth-seeded Belgian Justine has dominated home country player Mary Pierce to win the women's title at the French Open clay court tennis tournament outside of Paris.

Sports | June 4, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 619

Bulgaria Says Good-Bye to World Cup 2006

Bulgaria lost its last chance to qualify for the World Cup finals in Germany, after an unconditional 3:1 defeat from the team of Croatia.

Sports | June 4, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1429
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