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

1,800 Policemen Guard Bulgaria-Croatia Encounter

Over 1,800 policemen will take care of the order and security during the Saturday encounter between the football teams of Bulgaria and Croatia.

Sports | June 4, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1092

Bulgarian Women Volleyball Beat Poland

Bulgaria has blown off a late comeback by Poland on Friday to finish fifth at the PetroChina KunLun Cup China International Women's Volleyball Tournament with a crushing 3-1 win.

Sports | June 3, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 672

Bulgarian Youth Defeat 2-1 Croatia

Bulgaria's football youth national team defeated 2-1 the squad of Croatia in an intriguing clash at the Bulgarian Army Stadum in Sofia. After a discouraging goal by Croatia in the 48th minute, Bulgaria's Tsvetan Gekov equalled the forces netting eight mi

Sports | June 3, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 561

Zlatko Kranjcar: We Can Stop The Bulgarians

Croatia's football coach voiced confidence Friday that his team's defence knew how to block the Bulgarian attack. "Bulgaria is mainly relying on four players - Martin Petrov, Stilian Petrov, Dimitar Berbatov and Valeri Bojinov," Kranjcar told reporters.

Sports | June 3, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 828

Stilian Petrov Injured during Exercise

The captain of Bulgaria's national football team suffered an injury a day before an important match against Croatia. Stilian Petrov had to abandon Friday morning's training session.

Sports | June 3, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 894

1,800 Croatians to Attend Bulgarian Qualifier

Almost 2,000 Croatian football fans will watch live the World Cup qualifier with Bulgaria this weekend, media said The encounter will take place at Sofia's Vassil Levski Stadium on June 4.

Sports | June 2, 2005, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 941

Bulgarian Striker Petrov Headed for Atletico Madrid

Bulgarian striker Martin Petrov is readying for a transfer from Wolfsburg to Atletico Madrid, media said. According to Bulgarian news sources, Atletico Madrid chief Toni Munoz has told Spanish press that Petrov would almost certainly join the club.

Sports | June 1, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 679

Bulgaria Names Topalov Best Sportsman

Bulgarian chess master Vesselin Topalov was named the country's best sportsman for May, after winning a major international tournament. The award was assigned to Topalov by journalists from 26 Bulgarian media, who took part in a monthly query.

Sports | June 1, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 671

Lalova Sweeps Monthly Sports Award

Bulgarian sprinter Ivet Lalova was honored the Athlete of March 2005 award with the majority of votes of sports journalists in the country.

Sports | May 31, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 983

Karatantcheva Leaves French Open at Quarters

French Open debutant Sesil Karatantcheva could not make up for the nearly double age of her rival Elena Likhovtseva and left the Rolland Garros tournament with a loss 2-6 6-4 6-4 at the quarter final.

Sports | May 31, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 725

Bulgarian Forward Manchev Out over Injury

Bulgarian forward Vladimir Manchev (Levante) will have to skip the World Cup qualifier against Croatia because of an injury, it emerged on Tuesday. The match will take place on Saturday at Sofia's Vassil Levski Stadium.

Sports | May 31, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 714

Hristo Yanev Lands Bulgarian Top Football Prize

Hristo Yanev, the young striker of Bulgaria's CSKA football club, received Monday the "Best Footballer of All" Award for the past national championship. Slavia's Blagoy Georgiev ranked second in the poll, organized by the Association of Bulgarian Footbal

Sports | May 30, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1042

Bulgarian Sensation Sesil Advances to Quarters

Bulgarian teen star Sesil Karatantcheva has recorded yet another victory at this year's Rolland Garros in Paris after defeating Sunday Emmanuelle Gagliardi of Switzerland. In their first ever meeting on clay court, it took the Bulgarian youngster just 75

Sports | May 29, 2005, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 981

Bulgarian Female Volleyball Team Defeated 3:1 by Dominic Republic

Dominican Republic beat Bulgaria 3-1 on Saturday afternoon to win the bronze medal at the Shenzhou Cup China International Women's Volleyball Tournament.

Sports | May 28, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 950

Williams Shocked over Loss from Bulgarian Youngster

"It's a shock and this is a huge disappointment," 2002 finalist at Roland Garros Venus Williams said after being defeated 6-3 1-6 6-1 by youngster Sesil Karatantcheva.

Sports | May 27, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 905

Bulgaria's Sesil Blows off Venus

Bulgaria's young tennis hope Sesil Karatantcheva has put to kneels the 11-seed Venus Williams defeating the four-time Grand Slam title winner 6-3, 1-6, 6-1.

Sports | May 27, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1741

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: 972

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: 685