Players, coaches and the management of Bulgaria's Levski FC saw their wages reduced to one half this month. The harsh sanction came after last weekend's 0-1 loss to traditional rival CSKA.
Fiorentina's Bulgarian star Valeri Bojinov returned to the pitch after an injury last weekend, but his performance was seen as rather disappointing. The teenage striker replaced Miccoli in the second half of a goalless match against Bologna.
The World Climbing Cup competition took place in Bulgaria's city Veliko Tarnovo from April, 22d to 24th, 2005, Female and Male, difficulty and speed category. It was organized by the Federation of the Bulgarian Alpine Clubs (FBAC) in accordance with th
Bulgarian weightlifting team finished second at the European Weightlifting Championship closed Sunday in Sofia. The team, led by Neno Terziiski, listed second with 510 points after the team of Turkey with 570 points.
Bulgaria's chess Grandmaster Vesselin Topalov will be among the eight world's best chess players invited to participate in the 2005 FIDE World Championship.
Bulgaria became the first nation to qualify for the Fed Cup's World Group II Play-offs when Sesil Karatantcheva and Magdalena Maleeva won both singles rubbers against the Netherlands in Antalya, Turkey. Karatantcheva completed her second Fed Cup campaign
Bulgarian weightlifter Demir Demirev won the first gold medal for the Bulgarian team so far at the European Championship. Demirev triumphed in the 69kg, leaving the bronze medal to the other Bulgarian representative in that category - Mehmed Fikterov.
Bulgarian tennis starlet Sesil Karatantcheva advanced furter at the Fed Cup after defeating Hungarian rival Agnes Szavay. The Bulgarian 15-year-old outplayed the Hungarianl 6-4 6-3 on Thursday in Antalia, Turkey.
The national squad of Bulgaria has lost another place in the monthly ranking of FIFA occupying now 40th place with 620 points. Croatia, the team's rival in qualifying Group 8 for the World Championship, has climbed by three positions to stand 21st with 6
Bulgarian Olympic winners from Athens 2004 Maria Grozdeva and Milen Dobrev became honorary citizens of the Greek capital. The two Olympic champs were presented with a diploma and a letter from Athens' mayor Dora Bakoyianni, who triggered the initiative f
Bulgarian President Georgi Parvanov gave out awards to all nine wrestlers of Bulgaria who won three gold, three silver and three bronze medals for their country at the European Championship in Varna.
Bulgaria's rising star in badminton Petya Nedelcheva won the gold medal in women's singles at Velo Dutch International tournament in Wateringen, Netherlands. The 21-year-old Bulgarian defeated the representative of the hosts Karina De Wit (11-3 11-5).
Bulgarians Ivan Iliev (up to 100 kilograms) and Elitsa Ruzheva (up to 56 kilograms) won gold medals at the 2005 European sambo championship at Moscow's Luzhniki stadium. Sambo (an acronym of the Russian phrase "self-defense without weapons") is a kind of
The European Union may approach its control bodies following reports of unjustifiably high prices of the tickets for next year's World Cup because of a deal between Mastercard, FIFA and the German Football Association. EU Competition Commissioner Neelie
An international star recruit at Bulgaria's basketball champion has been tested positive for doping, it emerged Thursday. Forward-center Ajani Williams had already published his plans to flee Lukoil Akademik.
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