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Levski is December's Top Team in Bulgaria - Poll

A survey among Bulgarian sport journalists has pointed Levski FC to be the best team of December 2005. The poll is held regularly by the Bulgaria Press Club.

Sports | January 27, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 520

Japan Challenges Bulgaria's Football Side

Bulgaria's full side will travel to Japan to test their skills in March, according to the latest media reports. Macedonia and Bosnia and Herzegovina have also offered friendly clashes to the squad led by Hristo Stoitchkov.

Sports | January 26, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1054

Bulgarian Football Coach Found Dead in Changing-Room

The coach of the youths' football club "Botev 21" and famous player of the Botev Vratsa football team Anguel Tsenov - Geleto has been found dead in the changing-room of the Vratsa stadium. Heart attack is said to be the most probable cause of the death,

Sports | January 26, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 708

Bulgaria's Govt Fully Backs Sofia 2014 Olympics Bid

Bulgaria's Prime Minister Sergey Stanishev has vowed his support for Sofia's candidature to host the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in a letter to the President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Jacque Rogge. "Bulgaria's government will support the

Sports | January 26, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 954

New Chic for Bulgaria's Olympic Team

Bulgaria's sportsmen that will participate in the Turin Winter Olympics will be dressed by local Agressia Group fashion house.

Sports | January 25, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 974

Bulgaria's Radanova Grabs European Short-Track Title

Bulgarian Evgenia Radanova has grabbed the European Short-Track title after she finished first in all three legs of the races. "I am really happy, especially because I didn't manage to win the title last year," Radanova has said.

Sports | January 22, 2006, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 614

Bulgaria's Radanova Wins Second Short Track Race

Evgenia Radanova conquered the women's 500-meter race in the European short track speed skating championship in Krynica Zdroj, southern Poland, after she won at the 1,500 meters as well.

Sports | January 22, 2006, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 510

Bulgaria's Radanova Conquers Europe's Short Track

Evgenia Radanova won the women's 1,500-meter race on the first day of the European short track speed skating championship in Krynica Zdroj, southern Poland. Bulgaria's five-times European and World Champion at 500m left behind Italy's Marta Capurso, who

Sports | January 21, 2006, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 601

Bulgarian Wrestlers Open Medals-Earning Season

Nikolay Paslar, World Champion 2004, opened the earning of medals at the state championship of wrestling on Friday.

Sports | January 20, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1204

Bulgaria to Select Four Olympic 2014 Cities in June

Bulgaria is to select the four cities to host Olympiad 2014, if it wins the bid, in June.

Sports | January 20, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1120

Bulgaria's Interior Ministry Awards Best Sportsmen

The best sportsmen within Bulgaria's Interior Ministry system were awarded Thursday by the Sports Association. Sports and training are a part of the professionalism of the Interior Ministry servicemen, Deputy Interior Minister Kamen Penkov said at the aw

Sports | January 19, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 616

Bulgarian Athletes Join for Name-Day Celebrations

Bulgarian athletes and sportspeople bearing the name of St. Atanas gathered Wednesday in Sofia's Vassil Levski stadium to celebrate their name-day.

Sports | January 18, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1052

Bulgaria Bids Success to Olympic Delegation

Bulgaria's President Georgi Parvanov bid success to the country's Olympic delegation for the Winter Games in Turin at an official ceremony in Sofia.

Sports | January 18, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 701

Pironkova Quits Australian Open Hopes

Bulgarian tennis prospect Tsvetana Pironkova has retreated to Laura Granville, thus leaving Australian Open in her second match. The American defeated her Bulgarian rival 5-7 2-6 in a highly contentious match that lasted an hour and forty minutes.

Sports | January 18, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1055

Bulgarian Athletes Celebrate Name-Day Together

Bulgarian athletes and sportspeople by the name of Anton or Antonia gathered Tuesday to jointly celebrate their name-day in Sofia. With a glass of champagne and wishes for health and success throughout the year, namesakes from the fields of soccer, athle

Sports | January 17, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 802

Banned Bulgarian Tennis Diva "Decided and Did It"

Bulgaria's tennis hopeful, Sesil Karatantcheva, who was banned from playing for the next 2 years on doping charges, maintained her version of a "health condition" during a televised interview. "I just decided that I wanted to do it, and I did it, and the

Sports | January 17, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 4030

Fiorentina Excludes Overbold Bojinov

Fiorentina has excluded Bulgarian striker Valeri Bojinov from the squad for Wednesday's clash with Sampdoria over his critical public statements. Coach Cesare Prandelli was cited as saying that Bojinov, 19, had a lot to improve in his play.

Sports | January 16, 2006, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1422

Bulgaria's Balakov Picked for Grasshoppers New Coach

Bulgaria's longtime national team player Krassimir Balakov has been picked for the new coach of the Swiss team Grasshoppers. The website of the club reported that Balakov will be presented to the team and its management.

Sports | January 16, 2006, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 564

Bulgarian Pironkova Kicks Venus Williams Out of Australian Open

Bulgarian Tsvetana Pironkova, 18, kicked out Wimbledon champion Venus Williams out of the prestigious Australian Open. Williams, seeded 10th, fell 2-6, 6-0, 9- 7 to Pironkova, appearing in her first Grand Slam tennis tournament and ranked 94th.

Sports | January 16, 2006, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 154994

Bulgarian Lady Conquers Snowboard Top

Bulgarian young snowboard star Alexandra Jekova clocked best time at Saturday's snowboard cross for the World Cup in Italy. Before the start she had already earned 14th place in the interim ranking.

Sports | January 14, 2006, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 773

Chess King Topalov with Victorious Tour Start

With the start of Corus Super Grandmasters chess tournament, eyes are fixed on the much awaited clash between World Champion Vesselin Topalov and Viswanathan Anand.

Sports | January 14, 2006, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 992
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