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Ski Legend Girardelli to Open Sports Centre in Bansko

Ski legend Marc Girardelli and the municipality of Bulgaria's mountain resort Bansko will establish a joint venture for the creation of a major sports club in the town. Nearly EUR 8 M will be invested in "Girardelli Sport Centre".

Sports | July 14, 2005, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1288

Bulgarian Deal Agreed for 2006 World Cup

The Bulgarian National Television (BNT) has agreed a deal to cover all matches of the 2006 FIFA World Cup.

Sports | July 13, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1153

Bulgarian Rowing Duo Wins World Cup

Bulgarian rowing duo Rumyana Neykova and Miglena Markova grabbed the World Cup at the academic rowing regatta in Switzerland.

Sports | July 10, 2005, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1025

Double Bulgarian Defeat from Japan at FedCup

Bulgaria has suffered a double defeat at the FedCup World Cup tournament, as both Magdalena Maleeva and Sesil Karatantcheva lost matches to Japanese rivals. Bulgaria's 15-year-old Sesil Karatantcheva, who has already featured in seven Fed Cup matches for

Sports | July 10, 2005, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 796

Bulgaria's Topalov Pulls Himself Together, Wins Game

The best Bulgarian chess-master Vesselin Topalov defeated Arkadii Neidig in the tournament in the German city of Dortmund.

Sports | July 9, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 529

Bulgarian Motorman Ranks Top Ten

Petar Petrov with Yamaha has become the only Bulgarian in the top ten of the European Motorcycle Championship qualifications.

Sports | July 9, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 473

Bulgarian Shooters Sweep Silver, Bronze in Belgrade

Bulgarian shooters Maria Grozdeva and Tanyo Kiriakov have won respectively a silver and bronze medal at the European Shooting Tournament in Serbia's capital Belgrade.

Sports | July 9, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 608

Bulgaria's Topalov Suffers Defeat in Germany

The best Bulgarian chess-master Vesselin Topalov lost his game from Michael Adams from Britain.

Sports | July 9, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 477

Sofia European Archery Contest Ends

The European Archery Contest in Sofia will end Saturday.

Sports | July 9, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 409

Baseball, Softball Axes from Olympics Program

The International Olympic Committee has axed baseball and softball from the 2012 London Olympics.

Sports | July 8, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 453

Rally Bulgaria Preparations Gather Speed

Bulgaria is planning traffic changes prior to the international Rally Bulgaria 2005. The competition, starting on Friday, is the country's major car racing challenge.

Sports | July 7, 2005, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 598

London Picked Host of Olympic Games 2012

London was picked up to be the host of Olympic Games 2012 in a final rivalry with Paris. The news came after a two-way battle between five final contestants.

Sports | July 6, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1400

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: 829

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: 989

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: 450

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: 959

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: 486

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: 724

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: 1188

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: 577
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