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Karatantcheva Up to 89th Place in WTA

Bulgaria's young tennis hopeful Sesil Karatantcheva registered yet another major success in her career advancing to the 89th place in the prestigious WTA ranking. Karatantcheva climbed to the new position from the 97th place after collecting 396.

Sports | February 21, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1433

Bojinov's Goal Nullified

Bulgarian teen talent Valeri Bojinov scored a head goal in the 42nd minute of a match against the team of Siena on Sunday.

Sports | February 20, 2005, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1418

Berbatov, Petrov Shine out in Bundesliga Encounters

Bulgaria's Dimitar Berbatov scored two goals for Bayer Leverkusen in a Bundesliga Saturday match against Nurnberg.

Sports | February 19, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1624

Maleeva, Karatantcheva Invited to World's Top Team Competition

Bulgaria's tennis prima Magdalena Maleeva and the 15-year-old talent Sesil Karatantcheva were invited to present Bulgaria at the Fed Cup championship.

Sports | February 19, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1215

Munich Turns down Winter Games 2014

German city of Munich has quitted submitting bid to host the 2014 Winter Olympics. The decision was made Friday at a meeting attended by the German national Olympic committee chairman, Germany's minister for sports and other officials.

Sports | February 18, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1802

Bojinov Unleashes for the Tifosi

Bulgarian football star Valeri Bojinov has scored his first goal for new squad Fiorentina. The 19-year-old talent has netted one against outsiders Primavera.

Sports | February 18, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 921

Bulgaria's CSKA Introduces Fresh Recruits

Bulgarian football heavyweight CSKA officially introduced to the public two of their new recruits, French midfielder Benoa Koe and Brazilian Tiago Silva. During Thursday's press event, the chairman of the club's Managing Committee Georgi Ananiev handed t

Sports | February 17, 2005, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1860

Bulgaria Drops in FIFA Ranking

The national team of Bulgaria has lost two positions in the monthly FIFA ranking and now stands at 39th place. Last week the team played a friendly with Serbia and Montenegro which ended in a draw 0-0.

Sports | February 16, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1671

Police Seize Boozy Ilian Stoyanov

Bulgarian national team defender Ilian Stoyanov has been arrested in his hometown, apparently drunken while driving his car, a newspaper said Wednesday. Stoyanov was recently sold by his club Levski to Japan's Jeff United, and is scheduled to fly to the

Sports | February 16, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 4443

Bulgarian Tennis Hopeful Out of Memphis Event

Bulgaria's young tennis star Sesil Karatantcheva was kicked out of the USD 170,000 ATP tournament in Memphis.

Sports | February 16, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2304

World Football Stars in Tsunami Fund-Raising Game

Ronaldinho's World team beat Andriy Shevchenko's European selection 6-3 in soccer's "Football for Hope'" match to raise funds for victims of the Asian tsunami. Samuel Eto'o scored two first-half goals for the World team at Barcelona's Nou Camp stadium an

Sports | February 16, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1726

Bulgarian Footballers to Aid Tsunami-Hit Asia

The Bulgarian Professional Football League is planning a special all-star charity match to raise funds for tsunami-hit areas in Asia. The event will bring together some of the best Bulgarian players from Group A, and set them against international player

Sports | February 15, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1404

Bulgaria's Maleeva into 2nd Round in Antwerp

Bulgaria's best tennis player Magdalena Maleeva advanced to the second round of the USD 585, 000 Diamond Games tournament in Antwerp, Belgium after defeating Tathiana Garbin of Italy 6-4, 6-4.

Sports | February 15, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 458

Bulgarian Football Union Sacks Press Officer

Bulgaria's Football Union has dismissed press officer Atanas Karaivanov, it emerged on Monday. The decision came after a quarrel with Ivan Zhechev, the chief of the Union's Judicial Committee.

Sports | February 14, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1580

"Mad" Snow Rides Rock Bulgaria's Rila

Late Sunday the Bulgarian Extreme and Freeskiing Association (BEFSA) awarded the winners in the third national extreme skiing and snowboarding competition "The Mad Goat Ride".

Sports | February 14, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2051

Bulgarian Stoyanov Joins Jef United

The transfer of Bulgarian defender Iliyan Stoyanov to Japan's Jef United was sealed Sunday at a price of EUR 600,000. The news was broken by Nasko Sirakov, Levski FC Executive Director.

Sports | February 13, 2005, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1133

Bulgarian Fifth in 7,5-km Women's Biathlon, San Sicario

Bulgaria's Ekaterina Dafovksa placed fifth in a women's 7,5-kilometre sprint at a World Cup biathlon meet in San Sicario, Italy's western Alps. Two days ago Nagano Olympics 1998 winner also ranked fifth in a women's 15-kilometre individual World Cup biat

Sports | February 12, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1327

Public Favorite Kicks Bulgaria's Maleeva Out of Gaz de France

France's number 1 tennis player Amelie Mauresmo eliminated Bulgaria's Magdalena Maleeva 6-2 7-6 in a quarterfinal match of the USD 585, 000 Open Gaz de France tournament.

Sports | February 12, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1384

Bulgarian Boy Scores for Feyenoord

Bulgarian teen player Ivan Bandalovski has scored for Dutch heavyweight Feyenoord, media said Friday. The 18-year-old has netted in the sole goal in a friendly against Volendam.

Sports | February 11, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1549

Bulgaria to Push The Tempo through The Caribbean

A Bulgarian crew has launched an unprecedented yacht racing campaign for 2005, including participation in a number of major transoceanic challenges this year.

Sports | February 11, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1348

Bulgaria's Football Promised Cash Stack for Sweden

Bulgaria's football chief Ivan Slavkov has pledged to give out EUR 100,000 of extra bonuses to the national team in case of beating Sweden, media say. The crucial World Cup qualifier will take place in Sofia March 26, and the Bulgarian squad will have to

Sports | February 11, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 950