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Video Walls for Bulgaria- Sweden Match

Video walls will be installed in Sofia to broadcast live the crucial football game between the teams of Bulgaria and Sweden on March 26. The decision was take following the major interest into the match and as hundreds of Bulgarian football fans were lef

Sports | March 21, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 830

Stoitchkov's True Self Revealed in Pictures

Bulgarian football star Hristo Stoitchkov presented officially his autobiography in Sofia on Sunday. The luxury edition, named "Stoitchkov - That's Me", is a photographic tour through legend's life - from his first steps in the football to his last perfo

Sports | March 20, 2005, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 803

Snow Joy Peaks at Bulgarian Mountain Resort

For the fourth year the Bulgarian winter resort of Bansko gathered fans of extreme skiing and snowboarding from all across country, Europe and the United States.

Sports | March 20, 2005, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 836

CSKA, Levski Score Victories in Bulgaria's "A" Football Group

Bulgaria's leading football teams of CSKA and Levski scored Saturday victories in the "A" Group championship. CSKA achieved quickly a 3:0 victory against Naftex at the "Bulgarian Army" stadium in Sofia.

Sports | March 19, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 747

Denkova, Staviski Given a Kick in Moscow

Last year's silver medallists Albena Denkova and Maxim Staviski of Bulgaria were left at the off-medal fifth place in Moscow. "We know it is difficult to win or to get a medal.

Sports | March 19, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1163

Stoitchkov Back on Poll of the Decade

Fans of Bulgaria's Hristo Stoitchokov can now vote again for the legendary footballer at the online poll of Eurosport.com after a short interruption in its accessibility.

Sports | March 19, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 833

Greek Sprinters Cleared of Dope Charges

Disgraced Greek sprinters Kostas Kenteris and Ekaterina Thanou were cleared of missing doping tests on Friday but their former coach Christos Tzekos was suspended for four years, the Greek athletics federation said. "We are convinced they are not guilty

Sports | March 18, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 583

Eurosport Annuls Bulgaria-Romania Poll Spar

Eurosport has cancelled an online vote for best footballer of the 90s because of unfair Romanian competition with Bulgaria. Gheorghe Hagi of Romania and Bulgaria's Hristo Stoitchkov had emerged as the main pretenders for the top spot, leaving far behind

Sports | March 18, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1921

Bulgaria-Sweden Clash Tickets Sold Out

Hundreds of Bulgarian football fans were left disappointed after it was reported that the tickets for the crucial World Cup qualifier against Sweden were totally sold out. The last 100 tickets were sold on Thursday after just two days ago people started

Sports | March 17, 2005, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1084

Bulgaria's Skating Pair Retains 4th Place in Moscow

Bulgaria's top skating pair Albena Denkova and Maxim Staviski, 2004 silver medallists, retained their fourth position after performing their original dance at the World Figure Skating Championships in Moscow. Champions Tatiana Navka and Roman Kostomarov

Sports | March 17, 2005, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 917

Sofia Inaugurates Large Sports Complex

An ultramodern sports complex worth EUR 1.5 M was officially inaugurated in Sofia on Thursday.

Sports | March 17, 2005, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2248

Bulgarian Squad Dented by Another Injury

The task of Bulgarian coach Hristo Stoitchkov, whose team is meeting Sweden in a groundbreaking qualifier, is getting harder as CSKA Sofia midfielder Emil Gurgorov has broken his arm and will miss the match next weekend. Gurgorov, who is also a captain o

Sports | March 16, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 759

Bulgaria Goes Crazy for Witnessing Swedish Clash

The thought of the nearing World Cup qualifier against Sweden has become an obsession for Bulgarian fans, it has emerged this week. Hundreds of Bulgarians have queued up in front of the tickets sale office since Tuesday, buying off a record 26,000 ticket

Sports | March 16, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 825

Platini Focuses Bid for UEFA Presidency

France's leading goal scorer plans to run for the presidency of UEFA, the European football governing body. The French legend announced Tuesday he had sent a letter of intention to the president of UEFA and pledged to work for improving the state of foot

Sports | March 15, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 659

Reuters: Romanian Football on The Brink

Romania's football league is facing a paralysis after the bank accounts of eleven clubs have been sealed, Reuters wrote Tuesday. The move followed an order for companies owning huge debts to the state to pay up or have their assets frozen, the world agen

Sports | March 15, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 740

Bulgarian Top Skaters 4th after Compulsory Dance

Bulgarian ice dance couple Albena Denkova and Maxim Staviski, 2004 silver medallists, were ranked fourth following the compulsory dance at the World Figure Skating Championships in Moscow. The Bulgarian skaters performed their "Midnight Blues", but the j

Sports | March 15, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1000

Stoitchkov Unrivalled as Player of The 90s

A Eurosport poll has shown that the majority of football fans regard Hristo Stoitchkov as the best 90s player. Until Tuesday morning, an overwhelming 75% of the participants in the online vote had supported the Bulgarian icon.

Sports | March 15, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 942

"Maleeva" Tennis Club Opens Doors in Sofia

The Maleeva sisters, who earned Bulgaria a reputation of a world tennis power to be considered, are to open the family's brand new tennis club in Sofia on Thursday. Magdalena, Manuela and Katerina, the first of whom continues to play now, will play tenni

Sports | March 15, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1084

Stoitchkov Undaunted before Sweden

Bulgaria's football coach demonstrated unshaken optimism at the face of a tough Swedish encounter this month. Despite the absence of several key players, Hristo Stoitchkov said Monday that the Swedes were the ones that should be afraid.

Sports | March 14, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 659

Bonuses for Bulgaria's European Champs

Bulgaria's Sports Minister Vassil Ivanov-Luchano awarded bonuses to Bulgaria's medallists from the European Championship in Madrid - sprinting hopeful Ivet Lalova and high jumper Venelina Veneva. Ivet Lalova won the European Championship 200m final by cl

Sports | March 14, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 974

Sesil Makes Way for Davenport at Indian Wells

Top seed Lindsay Davenport cruised through the second round against Sesil Karatantcheva, beating the Bulgarian in straight sets 6-3 6-2. Davenport had little trouble against her young Bulgarian counterpart, dropping three games in the first set before go

Sports | March 13, 2005, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 951