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Bulgaria's Yanchulova Sisters Team 9th in Osaka

Bulgaria's national pair in beach volleyball, the sisters Yanchulova was ranked 9th in the second tournament World Swatch Tour in Osaka, Japan. Fifth seeded Petia and Lina Yanchulova began their participation in the tournament with a victory over the Spa

Sports | May 27, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 965

Williams Admires Bulgarian Young Tennis Hopeful

Venus Williams, who reached the Roland Garros final in 2002, predicted a tough match against Bulgaria's young hopeful Sesil Karatantcheva, 15. The two will meet Friday in the third-round of the big tournament.

Sports | May 27, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 602

Bulgaria's Maggie out of Roland Garros

Bulgaria's best tennis player Magdalena Maleeva dropped out of Roland Garros in Paris in the second round of the second grand slam of the year. The 24th seeded Maleeva was defeated by Spanish Anabel Gueriga-Medines (3:6, 4:6).

Sports | May 26, 2005, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 684

Liverpool Wins Championship League

Liverpool beat Milan on penalties to be crowned European champions in a dramatic clash at the Ataturk Stadium in Istanbul. Jerzy Dudek saved two penalties in the shoot-out as Liverpool obtained the cup in a dramatic fashion.

Sports | May 26, 2005, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1009

Bulgarian Teen Stuns French Open Favorites

Bulgaria's young tennis hope Sesil Karatantcheva has confirmed a date with the four-times grand slam champion Venus Williams after defeating Japanese Shinobu Asagoe 7-5 6-2. The Bulgarian teenager, the second youngest player in the Roland Garros singles

Sports | May 25, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 756

Levski of Sofia Clinches Bulgaria Cup

Bulgaria's Levski football club has marked its 91th birthday with the seizure of Bulgaria Cup "Ford Moto-Phoe", the 25th in its history.

Sports | May 25, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 610

FC Grands Play for Bulgaria Cup

The two leading football clubs of Bulgaria - Levski and CSKA - go out on the green playground Wednesday in a final clash for the Bulgaria Cup.

Sports | May 25, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 534

Bulgaria's Maleeva Sails to French Open Second Round

Bulgaria's best tennis player Magdalena Maleeva advanced to the second round of Roland Garros in Paris, the second grand slam of the year. The 24th seeded Maleeva defeated Rika Fujiwara from Japan in the first round on Tuesday (6:4, 6:2) in a seventy-min

Sports | May 24, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 760

UK Liverpool Fan "Stabbed in Bulgarian Black Sea Resort"

A Liverpool fan travelling to the European Champions League final was stabbed by thugs and left for dead while he was holidaying with his son in the resort of Varna, Bulgaria, reports Mirror.co.

Sports | May 24, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1383

Bulgarian Racket Advances at French Open

Bulgaria's young tennis hopeful Sesil Karatantcheva has defeated 4-6, 7-5, 6-4 Alyona Bondarenko of Ukraine in the first round of French Open. The 15-aged Sesil now moves to the second round of the Roland Garros' tournament, pursed EUR 13.

Sports | May 23, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 795

CSKA Sofia Sweeps Bulgarian Title

CSKA of Sofia has secured its 30th victory in the history of Bulgarian football championship after winning 2-1 against struggling Pirin (Blagoevgrad) over the weekend. The victorious match has gained the red-suited crucial 6 points ahead of the runner-up

Sports | May 23, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 570

M-Tel Chess Master Awarded by Bulgarian President

Bulgarian President Georgi Parvanov handed an icon painted on wood with a 23-carat gold cover to the world No. 1 in chess Vesselin Topalov, after the Bulgarian won the M-Tel Masters Tournament held in Sofia.

Sports | May 23, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1179

Liverpool's Biscan Skips Bulgaria - Croatia WC Qualifier

Liverpool's defender Irog Biscan was not included in the Croatian lineup for the crucial game against Bulgaria that will take place June 4 in Sofia. Though there were voices in support of the player Croatia's coach did not include him in the team.

Sports | May 22, 2005, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 873

Bulgaria's Topalov Victorious at M-Tel Chess Tour

Bulgaria's grand master Vesselin Topalov wonthe first edition of the M-Tel Masters International Chess Tournament in Sofia. Topalov won the tile after defeating Russia's Vladimir Kramnik in his last game on Sunday and thus gathering 6,5 points.

Sports | May 22, 2005, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1110

CSKA Triumphant at Bulgaria's Championship

PFC CSKA Sofia clinched their 30th Bulgarian league title after defeating PFC Pirin Blagoevgrad 2-1 at home on Saturday. CSKA won its 30th title in the presence of over 17,000 football fans gathered at the Bulgarian Army stadium in Sofia.

Sports | May 21, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 646

Bulgaria's Topalov Closer to M-Tel Chess Tour Title

Grand master Vesselin Topalov of Bulgaria defeated Ruslan Ponomariov (Ukraine) in a crucial game at the M-Tel Masters International Chess Tournament in Sofia. Topalov now takes the lead with 5,5 points in his basket in the ranking of the Sofia tournament

Sports | May 21, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 994

Maggie Face's Japan's Fujiwara in Roland Garros Match

Bulgaria's best tennis player Magdalena Maleeva will face Japan's Rika Fujiwara in her opening match at the Roland Garros, which starts May 23. The 24th seeded Maleeva has not played against the Japanese player.

Sports | May 21, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 607

Venus Beats Bulgarian, Gains Istanbul Final

Bulgaria's young tennis hopeful Tsvetana Pironkova faced a defeat 6-1, 6-3 from top-seeded Venus Williams in the Istanbul Cup semi-finals on Friday. Williams will play for the title Saturday against Nicole Vaidisova of the Czech Republic.

Sports | May 20, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 596

Young Bulgarian Tennis Hope Faces Venus Williams in Istanbul

Bulgaria's young tennis player Tszvetana Pironkova will face top-seeded Venus Williams in the Istanbul Cup semifinals on Friday. Pironkova defeated Shahar Peer of Israel 6-3, 7-6 (4) to qualify for the semifinals, whereas Williams succeeded to the semifi

Sports | May 20, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 857

Bulgaria's Topalov Takes Lead at M-Tel Chess Tour

Grand master Vesselin Topalov of Bulgaria has taken the lead in the interim ranking of M-Tel Masters tournament after beating Michael Adams of UK at the 54th move with the black figures on Thursday. With a basket of 4 points and two victories, Topalov sh

Sports | May 19, 2005, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1048

CSKA Moscow Sweeps UEFA Cup

Russia's team of CSKA (Moscow) won Wednesday evening the UEFA Cup, becoming the first Russian club to win the prestigious cup. The team made a history 3:1 defeat over Sporting Lisbon.

Sports | May 19, 2005, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1511