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Bulgaria's Maleeva Wins Kremlin Cup

Magdalena Maleeva of Bulgaria won the Kremlin cup after defeating second seed Lindsay Davenport in thriller match. She defeated Davenport 5-7 6-3 7-6 in the Kremlin Cup women's final on Sunday for her first title of the year.

Sports | October 6, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 377

Bulgaria Knocked out of Men's World Volleyball

Bulgaria was eliminated from the quarterfinals of the Volleyball Championships after a defeat from the team of host Argentina. Before a crowd of more than 10,000 in Buenos Aires, Argentina put an end to Bulgaria's surprising success story in group G, 25-2

Sports | October 6, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 330

Bulgaria's Maleeva through to Kremlin Cup Final

Bulgaria's best tennis player made it through to Kremlin Cup final after straight sets win over fourth seed Amelie Mauresmo (France) 7-5 6-4. At the final Magi will face second seed American Lindsay Davenport, who reached her third final of the year on Sa

Sports | October 5, 2002, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 300

Bulgaria Advances to Kremlin Cup Semifinals

Bulgaria's best tennis player Magdalena Maleeva made it through to the semifinals in the USD 2.199 M Kremlin Cup tennis tournament.

Sports | October 5, 2002, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 351

Bulgaria's Maleeva Knocks Venus out of Kremlin Cup

Top seed Venus Williams has been beaten 2-6 6-1 7-6 by Bulgaria's Magdalena Maleeva in Moscow 2nd round. The sensational victory of Bulgaria's best tennis player was the first match for Venus Williams since the U.

Sports | October 3, 2002, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 363

Bulgaria's Best Tennis Player Rated 40th in the Cash Chart

Bulgaria's best tennis player Magdalena Maleeva is 40th in the cash-earning race of female tournament competitors. Since the beginning of 2002, Maleeva has netted USD 260,000 from prize funds of the Women's Tennis Association.

Sports | September 27, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 430

Bulgaria's Best Tennis Player Defeated in Leipzig

Bulgaria's best tennis player Magdalena Maleeva lost her first match at the Sparkassen Cup in Leipzig after an unexpected defeat by Slovakian Husarova. Husarova beat Magdalena Maleeva 3-6, 6-2, 6-3 to qualify for the second round of the competion with pri

Sports | September 25, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 341

Final Countdown to High-Profile Charity Match in Bulgaria

Final details on the upcoming fundraising football match between diplomats and foreign businessmen in Bulgaria and the Interior Ministry were discussed by Sweden's Ambassador Sten Ask and Plovdiv's mayor Ivan Chomakov September 24. Sweden's Ambassador Ste

Sports | September 25, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 462

Bulgarians Take Two Golds in World Rowing Championship

Rumyana Neykova and Viktoria Dimitrova won two gold medals at the world rowing championship in Seville. These are the first Bulgarian golden medals in fifteen years at a world rowing championship.

Sports | September 22, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 328

Surprise Defeat for Bulgaria at Quebec Tennis

Bulgaria's best tennis player Magdalena Maleeva failed to reach the seminals of the Bell Challenge in Quebec after an unexpected defeat by Switzerland's Marie-Gaianeh Mikaelian. Switzerland's Marie-Gaianeh Mikaelian thrashed third seed Magdalena Maleeva 6

Sports | September 20, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 453

Bulgaria Advances at Quebec Tennis

Third-seeded Bulgarian tennis player Magdalena Maleeva reached the quarter-finals of the Bell Challenge in Quebec. In the second-round matches Maleeva, 27 years old, defeated Anousjka van Exel of the Netherlands 6-4 2-6 6-3.

Sports | September 19, 2002, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 393

Diplomats in Bulgaria and Interior Ministry Join New Efforts in Charity

A second fundraising football match between the teams of the diplomatic corps in Bulgaria and the Interior Ministry will take place on October 4th in Bulgarian city Plovdiv, Maxim Behar, M3 Communications Group, Inc. CEO said.

Sports | September 9, 2002, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 352

Bulgaria Beats Belgium 2-0 in First Game for Euro 2004

Bulgaria's soccer team won over Belgium's team on Saturday evening with 2:0. Zoran Yankovich scored the first goal, followed by Martin Petrov in the 64th minute.

Sports | September 8, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 429

MALEEVA DOWNED BY US FRAZIER IN THREE SETS IN US OPEN

Bulgaria's 16th seed Magdalena Maleeva leaves U.S.

Sports | September 1, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 527

LEVSKI LOST FROM DYNAMO KIEW WITH 1:0

One of the best Bulgaria's soccer team Levski lost on Wednesday evening from Dynamo Kiew for a second time in a row. The result is 1:0.

Sports | August 28, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 414

GERMANY AND BULGARIA FINISH 2:2 IN FRIENDLY GAME

The friendly game between the national soccer teams of Bulgaria and Germany ended with equal score of 2:2. The captain of the Bulgarian national team Krassimir Balukov scored the second goal from a penalty kick in the fiftieth minute.

Sports | August 22, 2002, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 451

BULGARIA SECOND IN INT'N'L WOMEN'S VOLLEYBALL TOURNAMENT

With a total of 8 points Bulgaria secured the second place in the final ranking of the 25th edition of the international women's volleyball team Varna Summer 2002. Argentinean national team ranked first with five wins, following a hard victory over the Bu

Sports | August 18, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 354

FIRE AT SOSSER SLIVEN RALLY LEAVES SERBIAN DUO INJURED

A Serbian team sustained injuries during the Sosser Rally in Sliven Southern Bulgaria as their Suzuki car caught fire August 3. The driver and the navigator are in the intensive care ward in the local hospital.

Sports | August 4, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 421

BULGARIA DEFEATS ALGERIA 81-67 AT BASKETBALL IN ISTANBUL

Bulgaria toppled Algeria 81-67 at the Efes Pilsen Istanbul World Cup basketball tournament. Bulgaria led Algeria 48 to 30 at halftime_ a lead it continued to hold by game's end.

Sports | August 3, 2002, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 406

SOFIA TO BECOME BALKAN PROFESSIONAL BOXING CAPITAL

Within a few months Sofia will become the capital of the Balkan professional boxing world, Bulgarian Boxing Union (BGBU) President Vassil Kirov announced. Sofia will host the constituent congress of a Balkan Boxing Union (BKBU), to be based also in the Bu

Sports | July 6, 2002, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 585

BULGARIA WITH FIVE MEDALS AT AEROBICS WORLD CUP TOURNAMENT

Bulgaria won five medals in this year's 10,000-Swiss franc Aerobics World Cup tournament which took place in Sofia June 2. In the doubles Galina Lazarova and Marian Kolev won the gold with 17.

Sports | June 3, 2002, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 814
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