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Lecce Tightens Grip on Bojinov

The management of Italy's Lecce announced plans not to participate during the winter transfer due to open in January. Lecce's sporting director Pantaleo Corvino told journalists on Wednesday that he had talks with any of his team players and none of them

Sports | December 8, 2004, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 978

Bulgaria Faces Swedish Rivalry for 2014 Winter Games

Sweden will submit its bid for the 2014 Olympics, in a seventh attempt of the Scandinavian country to hold the Winter Games since 1984. The Swedish Olympic Committee announced Wednesday it prepares an application for the cities of Ostersund and Aare.

Sports | December 8, 2004, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 605

Sofia Set to License Anti-Doping Lab by Turin 2006

Bulgaria believes to be able to license an anti-doping laboratory within the next two years, prior to the start of the Torino Olympic games in 2006. I hope that Bulgaria would join even more effectively the fight against doping and re-establish the fair-

Sports | December 8, 2004, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 733

Colombian Boxer Dies after Knockout

Colombian boxer Carlos Meza has died after he was knocked out into coma four days ago. The 26-year-old was ranked 14th by the World Boxing Association.

Sports | December 8, 2004, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 920

Teen Brazilian Dies on Football Playground

Brazilian Diego Carballo of 18 fainted on the playground in the heat of an amateur meeting in Brazil's Sao Paolo state, according to local press reports. Carballo was left lying unconscious just eight minutes after the start of the semi-final taking plac

Sports | December 7, 2004, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 682

Bulgaria's Boevski Confirmed Out of Weightlifting

Bulgaria's Olympic Champion Galabin Boevski lost the trial against the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF). The Court of Arbitration for Sport in Laussane confirmed the decision of the IWF to ban Boevski from sports rights for eight years.

Sports | December 7, 2004, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 946

Wolfsburg Managers Decide on Petrov's Fate

The most important task of Wolfsburg's managers will have to decide on the fate of Bulgaria's Martin Petrov. Thomas Strunz will be the one to say whether to let Martin go if offered the requested price.

Sports | December 6, 2004, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 669

Bulgaria Signs Anti-Doping Accord

Bulgaria's sports minister has left for Athens to sign an international convention against drug use by athletes, media reported. The document was prepared by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA).

Sports | December 6, 2004, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 548

Bulgarian Tennis Prodigy Wins ITF Event

Young Bulgarian tennis talent Sesil Karatantcheva won the Palm Beach Gardens tournament part of the International Tennis Federation (ITF) events. Sesil defeated 18-year old Sania Mirza from India.

Sports | December 5, 2004, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 635

Balakov to Say Goodbye to Stuttgart

Bulgaria's ex football player Krassimir Balakov will leave his beloved Stuttgart FC after the end of the season, German media reports. Ten year were enough.

Sports | December 5, 2004, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1087

Karatantcheva Storms ITF Event Final

Young Bulgarian tennis prodigy Sesil Karatantcheva qualified for the final of the International Tennis Federation (ITF) tournament in Palm Beach Gardens, US. Sesil, who was seeded third, will face 18-year old Sania Mirza from India.

Sports | December 5, 2004, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 482

Bulgarian Derby in the Bundesliga

Bayer (Leverkusen) won the "Bulgarian derby" in the 16th week in the Bundesliga. Bayer hardly managed to overcome the rivalry of Wolfsburg but managed to defeat the "volves" 2-1.

Sports | December 4, 2004, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 635

Bulgarian Tennis Prodigy at ITF Event Semi Finals

Young Bulgarian tennis prodigy Sesil Karatantcheva qualified for the semi finals of the International Tennis Federation (ITF) tournament in Palm Beach Gardens, US. Karatantcheva, seeded third, had some problems in the match against American Shikha Uberoi

Sports | December 4, 2004, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 601

Sofia Hosts European Curling Championship

Bulgaria hosts the European curling championship for women and men starting December 3 to end December 11.

Sports | December 3, 2004, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 970

Atletico Madrid Wants Bulgaria's Petrov

Atletico Madrid has declared its interest in Bulgaria's Martin Petrov, Spanish AS newspaper reported. The newspaper presents the Bulgarian as one of the stars of the German Wolfsburg along with D'Alessandro and Klimowiz, pointing out that their team is r

Sports | December 3, 2004, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 784

Bojinov Countersigns Generous Lecce

Bulgarian sharpshooter Valeri Bojinov has extended his contract with Italy's Lecce until 2009. Under the new conditions, the teenagers will receive a higher salary, according to Bulgarian media.

Sports | December 3, 2004, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 991

Luis Fernandez Refuses Bulgarian Billionaire Offer

Luis Fernandez, former coach of PSG, has declined the offer of Bulgarian billionaire Vassil Bozhkov to take on the coaching of his Sofia FC CSKA, Monte Carlo Radio informed on Wednesday. The Bulgarian businessman had offered EUR 60,000 monthly salary to

Sports | December 1, 2004, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3230

Petrov Style at Nou Camp

Barcelona defeated 4-3 the team of the world's stars in a charity game that took place in Spain. Bulgaria's Martin Petrov along with young football hope Valeri Bojinov were among the stars that took part in the charity event.

Sports | December 1, 2004, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1129

Bayer Get a Good Grip on Berbatov

Germany's Bayer Leverkusen have reportedly rejected any possibility to sell their Bulgarian sharpshooter Dimitar Berbatov. Bulgarian media cited Tuesday Bayer's Business Manager Wolfgang Holzhauser as saying that the team would do anything to keep Berbat

Sports | November 30, 2004, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1073

Bulgaria, Egypt Friendly Ends 1-1

Bulgaria's football team hardly managed to score for 1-1 against Egypt in a friendly game played in Cairo. In front of a public of over 2,000 football fans Bulgaria's Emil Gargorov saved its team from a 0-1 defeat after scoring in the 92nd minute of the

Sports | November 29, 2004, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1373

Bojinov Open for Winter Transfer

Bulgarian football hotshot Valeri Bojinov has hinted that he might flee Italy's Lecce during the winter transfer window. The teenage striker is a top target for Barcelona and Chelsea, but had repeatedly denied speculations about a nearing sale.

Sports | November 29, 2004, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1381