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Bulgaria's President in Stuttgart for Soccer Star Balakov's Farewell

Bulgaria's President Georgi Parvanov goes to Germany privately to attend the benefit performance of soccer star Krassimir Balakov. The show is thrown especially for the Bulgarian player by his long-time team - German Stuttgart.

Sports | May 29, 2003, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 651

Back Kerckhoven Out of Belgium's Soccer Team for Sofia Match

Troubles with injured players started tormenting the Belgium's national soccer team before it faces the Bulgaria's top selection in the European championship qualifier. The back of Germany's FC Schalke 04 and Belgian national player Nico van Kerckhoven w

Sports | May 27, 2003, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 528

Bulgarian Balakov Bows out with Farewell Goal in Stuttgart

Football star Krassimir Balakov got a rousing farewell at Gotlieb Deimler stadium as he scored a goal in his last match in Stuttgart May 24, guaranteeing for Stuttgart a Champions League berth.

Sports | May 25, 2003, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 990

Bulgarian Stilian Petrov Slammed for Performance against Porto

O'Neill must know his midfield is in real need of creativity and that Stilian Petrov has to produce his best more often or be moved on, James Traynor from Daily Records wrote in a comment of the Bulgarian's game in Celtic match against Porto. The Bulgari

Sports | May 24, 2003, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1183

Levski Wins Bulgaria's Cup

Levski won with a victory of 2:1 over Lovech-based Litex in the final match of the football tournament for the Cup of Bulgaria at the national stadium Vassil Levski in Sofia. All the three goals were scored by foreign players - Russian Konstantin Golovsk

Sports | May 21, 2003, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 521

Bulgarian Tennis Players Enter Roland Garros, One Defeated

Bulgaria's Mariya Gusheva-Geznenge and Lyubomira Bacheva start?d their participation in the Roland-Garros women's qualifiers that kicked off in Paris on Wednesday. In the first round of the qualifiers Maria Gusheva- Geznenge was defeated by Australia's E

Sports | May 21, 2003, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 529

Kishishev Leaves Bulgarian National Football Team

Bulgarian defender Kishishev said he quits the national football team and will miss the European Championship qualifier match against Belgium on June 7.

Sports | May 21, 2003, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 609

Football Megastar Stoitchkov Skips Balakov's Farewell Match

Bulgaria's football megastar Hristo Stoitchkov will not join the farewell match of Krassimir Balakov, ex-leader of Bulgaria's national football team. The event will take place at Gotlieb Deimler stadium in Stuttgart on May 29 this year.

Sports | May 20, 2003, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 556

Japan Joins 2nd Int'n'l Sumo Tournament in Bulgaria

Japan's national sumo team confirmed its participation in the Second International Tournament, to take place in the Black Sea city of Varna on August 30.

Sports | May 19, 2003, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 408

Weightlifter Boevski Named Athlete of the Month

Weightlifter Galabin Boevski was selected Athlete of the Month after a poll conducted by the Bulgaria Press Club. Boevski won gold in the 2003 European Weightlifting Championship in Loutraki, Greece.

Sports | May 17, 2003, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 670

Sofia Boasts European Class Golf Driving Range

"Birdie Club" training golf driving range was officially opened Thursday evening in Sofia under the patronage of Bulgarian President Parvanov. This is the first driving range in Bulgaria to meet fully European standards of the European Golf Association.

Sports | May 16, 2003, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 595

Norwegian Town Rivals Sofia in 2014 Winter Olympics Bid

Another rival of Bulgaria's capital Sofia for hosting the Winter Olympic Games in 2014 emerged as Norwegian town of Tromso offered its hospitality for the grand event. The candidature of university town Tromso which has 52,000 inhabitants and cuddles on

Sports | May 13, 2003, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 426

Bulgaria's Best Tennis Player One Step Down in WTA Ranking

Bulgaria's best tennis player Magdalena Maleeva moved down in the ranking of the World Tennis Association. She currently ocupies the fifteenth position after going one step down.

Sports | May 12, 2003, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 428

CSKA Holds Levksi to 1:1 Draw in Bulgaria's Football League Match

Supreme Football League leader CSKA held Bulgaria's football champion Levski to a 1-1 draw Saturday in the 23 round of the championship.

Sports | May 10, 2003, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 580

Bulgarian Stilian Petrov Puts Celtic Back on Top of League

Bulgarian Stilian Petrov scored two goals in Celtic?s 4-0 win over Motherwell putting the team back on top of the league.

Sports | May 9, 2003, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 456

Bulgaria Swept 11 Gold Medals in Europe's Sambo Competition

Bulgarian national sambo team won a total of 11 gold medals at the European Sambo Competition that ended Sunday in Bulgarian Black Sea resort Albena. Both Bulgarian men and women at the competition swept 11gold, 6 silver and 12 bronze medals.

Sports | May 5, 2003, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 548

Levski Goes to Bulgaria's Cup Finals after 0:0 Draw with CSKA

Levski qualified for the finals in the football tournament for the Cup of Bulgaria after it held PFC CSKA to a 0-0 draw Saturday. Some 20,000 fans gathered at Sofia stadium Georgi Asparuhov to watch the match and support their favourite team.

Sports | May 3, 2003, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 514

Soccer Star Balakov Retires after Bulgaria's Friendly with Albania

Bulgarian captain and Stuttgart star Krassimir Balakov played with the national team for the last time in the friendly Bulgaria-Albania April 30. Balakov appeared on the pitch for nine minutes to help the Bulgarian team win 2:0.

Sports | May 1, 2003, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 680

Bulgarian Football Captain Balakov Retires after Friendly with Albania

Bulgarian captain Krassimir Balakov will play with the national team for the last time in the friendly Bulgaria-Albania April 30, Balakov himself announced during a special conference April 29. Bulgarian captain explained that he would retire following t

Sports | April 30, 2003, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 526

Bulgaria Hosts Balkan Fitness & Bodybuilding Tournament

Over 100 participants joined the Balkan Fitness & Bodybuilding Tournament, hosted this year by Bulgaria.

Sports | April 26, 2003, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1985

Bulgarian European Weightlifting Champ Dedicates Victory to Son

Bulgaria's Zlatan Vanev, who clinched the European title in men's 85 kg at the 2003 European Weightlifting Championships, dedicated his victory to his son.

Sports | April 24, 2003, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1590
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