Bulgaria's Maleeva Advances in 2003 Australian Open

A convincing victory marked the start of Magdalena Maleeva's play in Australia's Grand Slam tournament Australian Open 2003. Bulgaria's best tennis player advanced to the second round after she defeated French Marion Bartoli 6/4, 6/1, seeded 105th in WTA.

Sports | January 14, 2003, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 510

Bulgarian Football Champ Tests Ecuadorean Defender

Ecuadorean defender Manuel Mendoza of Deportivo Cuenca will be tested with Bulgarian football champion Levski, which is currently on a training clinic in Antalia, Turkey. The 27-year-old Mendoza, a former player of Ecuadorean champion Emelec.

Sports | January 14, 2003, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 369

Bulgarian Team Advances to Handball European Quarterfinals

The women handball team of Pirin (Blagoevgrad) qualified for the quarterfinals of the European women Challenge Cup tournament. On Sunday it defeated Ukrainian Karpati (Uzhgorod) 25-22 /14-7/.

Sports | January 13, 2003, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 578

Bulgaria's Dafovska with Another Biathlon Win

Bulgaria's Eekaterina Dafovska finished second Sunday in a 12,5 kilometer sprint in Oberhof, Germany. The other Bulgarian Pavlina Filipova finished at 16th place.

Sports | January 12, 2003, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 394

Bulgaria Hosts World Windsurfing Championships in 2004

Bulgaria will host three World Windsurfing Championships next year - Mistral Youth, Aloha Juniors, Raceboard Men and Women, Prof. Kamen Filyov, chairman of the Bulgarian Sailing Federation said.

Sports | January 9, 2003, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 481

Bulgaria's Maleeva Seeded 11th in Australian Open

Bulgaria's best tennis player Magdalena Maleeva is seeded eleventh in the Grand Slam Australian Open Tennis Championship, starting on January 13. Maleeva has played in nine Australian Opens so far.

Sports | January 8, 2003, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 381

Bulgaria's Best Tennis Player Faces Italian Elia in Sydney

Bulgaria's best tennis player Magdalena Maleeva starts her participation in the USD 565,000 women's tournament in Sydney Adidas International January 6. In the first round Maleeva, seeded eighth, faces Silvia Farina Elia (ITA).

Sports | January 5, 2003, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 391

D.C. United Appointed Bulgarian Striker


Sports | January 5, 2003, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 338

Bulgaria's Maleeva Defeated at Hong Kong

Bulgaria's best tennis player Magdalena Maleeva suffered its first defeat for 2003 in the opening round of Hong Kong Ladies Challenge tennis exhibition January 2. Maria Sharapova, a 15-year-old Russian based in Florida, advanced to the semifinals with a 6

Sports | January 4, 2003, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 519

Seles Expected to Face Bulgaria's Maleeva in Hong Kong

Bulgarian best tennis player Magdalena Maleeva will face former world number one Monica Seles if she manages to defeat 15-year-old Russian Maria Sharapova in the opening round of Hong Kong Ladies Challenge tennis exhibition from January 1-4. On January 1

Sports | January 2, 2003, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 346

Bulgarian Goalkeeper with High Chances for Arsenal Contract

Goalkeeper of Bulgaria's national football team Zdravko Zdravkov passed the physical tests at England's champion Arsenal successfully on January 1. He will have now a training session with the team.

Sports | January 2, 2003, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 478

Dimitur Berbatov Named Bulgaria's Football Player for 2002

Dimitur Berbatov was named Bulgaria's Football Player of the Year. A poll among sports journalists was conducted by the local newspaper Football and Publishing House Start.

Sports | December 27, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 648

Bulgaria's Dafovska Wins Biathlon Pursuit

Ekaterina Dafovska won the women's 10-kilometer World Cup biathlon pursuit on Sunday in Brezno-Osrblie, Slovakia. Russia's Galina Koukleva was second and Germany's Martina Glagow was third.

Sports | December 22, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 571

World Rowing Champ Named Bulgarian Athlete of 2002

Bulgarian sports journalists named Rumyana Neikova, world rowing champion in the women's single sculls, a Bulgarian athlete of 2002. Neikova was presented Athlete of the Year table-top sculpture by President Parvanov.

Sports | December 20, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2558

Bulgaria's Dafovska Third in Women's Biathlon Sprint

Bulgaria's Ekaterina Dafovska ranked third in a women's 7.5 km biathlon sprint on Friday.

Sports | December 13, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 805

Bulgarian Breaks National 400m Medley Swim Record

The Bulgarian Mihail Alexandrov broke the national 400 m medley swim record. He finished sixth with time of 4:15:02 minutes at the swimming championships in Germany's Riesa.

Sports | December 13, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 435

Bulgaria Third in Women's Biathlon Relay

Bulgaria ranked third in a women's World Cup biathlon relay Wednesday. The Bulgarian quartet, featuring Kadeva, Filipova, Dafovska and Karagjozova, covered the 24 kilometers nearly 2.

Sports | December 12, 2002, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 316

Bulgaria's Radanova Third in 500 at Short Track World Cup

World record holder Evgenia Radanova of Bulgaria finished third in the women's 500 metres in World Cup short-track speed skating in Bormio, Italy. Radanova was third in 44.

Sports | December 8, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 367

Yugoslav Half Back Contracted by Bulgaria's Levski

Yugoslav half back Sasa Zimunic from Obilic signed a contract for 3 and a half years with Bulgaria champion Levski. The cost of the transfer was not disclosed at the express demand of Obilic.

Sports | December 7, 2002, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 369

Bulgaria 2nd in 3,000-meter World Cup Short Track Event

Bulgaria's skater Evgenia Radanova clocked a time of 5:41.78 to finish second in the women's three-thousand meter race at the World Cup short track event in Saint Petersburg, Russia.

Sports | December 2, 2002, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 420

Spain with 1-0 Win over Bulgaria

A 10th-minute goal by Jose Mari Romero earned Spain a 1-0 victory over Bulgaria in a friendly match late on Wednesday evening. The match between two national teams was lively up to halftime.

Sports | November 21, 2002, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 438
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