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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: 1595

Journalists Name Bulgaria's World Figure Skating Medallists Athletes for March

Albena Denkova and Maxim Staviski, who won bronze at the figure skating World Championships in Washington, received honorary gold badges for being named Athletes of the Month for March by the Bulgarian journalist April 23.

Sports | April 23, 2003, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1027

Bulgaria's Nazaryan Winner in N. Petrov Wrestling Tournament

Bulgarian Armen Nazaryan was awarded with the prize "The Golden Belt "N. Petrov" during the 41th edition of the international Greco-Roman Style wrestling tournament in Sofia.

Sports | April 21, 2003, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 715

Bulgaria Triumphs at 2003 European Weightlifting Championships in Loutraki

Bulgaria won it's second gold medal of day five of the 2003 European Weightlifting Championships, when Milen Dobrev lifted a total of 405.0 kg.

Sports | April 20, 2003, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1043

Sofia Hosts European Taekwondo Championship in 2004

The International Taekwondo Federation selected Sofia for a host of the European Championship in 2004. The candidature of Bulgaria's capital preferred to that of Prague and Dublin.

Sports | April 18, 2003, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 428

Levski Wins over CSKA in Bulgaria's Cup Semifinals

Bulgarian football champion Levski won a victory over PFC CSKA Sofia 1 0 in the first semi-finals of the football tournament for the Cup of Bulgaria April 16. Manuel Mendoza scored the match-winning goal in the 93th minute.

Sports | April 16, 2003, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 639

Bulgaria's Maleeva Retains WTA Ranking

Bulgaria's best tennis player Magdalena Maleeva retained her fourteenth standing in WTA Tour Ranking with a total of 1627 points.

Sports | April 14, 2003, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 376

Bulgaria Defeats Ukraine 3:2 for Davis Cup

Bulgaria qualified for the quarter-finals for Davis Cup. In the first-round Euro-African Zone Group 2 Davis Cup Bulgaria defeated Sunday Ukraine on the carpet at the Sofia Hall 3:2.

Sports | April 7, 2003, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 702

Estonia and Bulgaria Draw 0-0 in EURO 2004 Qualifier

Estonia held Bulgaria to a 0-0 draw Wednesday in a European Championship qualifier - preventing the Bulgarians from further strengthening their position at the top of Group 8, AP reported.

Sports | April 2, 2003, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 736

Bulgaria's Bronze World Figure Skating Medallists Named Athletes for March

Albena Denkova and Maxim Staviski, who won bronze at the figure skating World Championships in Washington, received honorary badges for being named Athletes of the Month for March by the Bulgaria Press Club April 2.

Sports | April 2, 2003, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1510

Bulgaria Wins over Serbia-Montenegro 2-1

Bulgaria won a prestigious victory over Serbia and Montenegro (2:1) in an international friendly Thursday.

Sports | March 28, 2003, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1001

Bulgaria Fails to Qualify for World Figure Skating Champ

Bulgaria's Hristina Vassileva failed to qualify after the first round of the women's competition at the world figure skating championships on Wednesday. She ranked 20th in qualifying Group B with assessments ranging from 3.

Sports | March 27, 2003, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 631

Bulgarian Striker Stoitchkov Breaks the Leg of AU Player

United striker and assistant coach Hristo Stoitchkov broke the leg of AU freshman midfielder Freddy Llerena10 minutes into the game, the Washington Times reported March 26.

Sports | March 26, 2003, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1055

Bulgaria's Radanova Won Short Track World Champ

Bulgaria's Evgenia Radanova won the women's 1,000 meters final at the Short Track Speedskating World Championships in Warsaw, Sunday, March 23, 2003.

Sports | March 23, 2003, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 399

Bulgaria's Dafovska 11th at Biathlon Champ in Khanty-Mansiysk

Olympic champion Ekaterina Dafovska finished eleventh in the 12.5-kilometre mass start race at the Biathlon World Championships in Khanty-Mansiysk.

Sports | March 22, 2003, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 414

Balukov Bids Football Farewell in Fundraising Match May 29

Football star Krassimir Balukov will organize a farewell match at Gotlieb Deimler stadium in Stuttgart May 29, it was announced at the end of March. Bulgarian and international football stars have been invited to join the fundraising event, including Hri

Sports | March 20, 2003, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 444

Bulgarians Miss Chances For Medals in Biathlon

Pavlina Philipova missed her chance for a medal in the World Cup Championship in Russia. After four misses she ranked 15th in the women's 10 km Pursuit in Khanty-Mansiysk.

Sports | March 17, 2003, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 545

CSKA Sofia Due to Secure Bulgarian Premier League Lead

Bulgarian Premier League leaders PFC CSKA Sofia are expected to be awarded a 3-0 win at PFC Lokomotiv Plovdiv after the home side failed to show up for the match. The decision will be officially announced on March 18, when the meeting of the sports commis

Sports | March 17, 2003, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 792

Sports Ministry Recruits Volunteers for Athens Olympic Games

Sports Minister Vassil Ivanov announced that at least 10,000 Bulgaria will have the chance to work as volunteers at the Olympic Games in Athens 2004. The recruitment is still underway in the Sports Ministry.

Sports | March 1, 2003, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 412

Bulgaria's Maleeva Retains WTA Ranking

Bulgaria's best tennis player Magdalena Maleeva was ranked fourteenth in WTA Tour Ranking with a total of 1627 points, thus retaining her standing so far.

Sports | February 24, 2003, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 471

Bulgarian Boxer Wins Int'n'l Strandzha Tour

Bulgarian boxer Dmitri Ousagin won the Strandzha Cup at 2003 edition of the international tournament. In the final match (up to 75 kg) he defeated European champion Oleg Mashkin (Ukraine), 37:22.

Sports | February 24, 2003, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 434
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