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Bulgaria's Skaters Second in Ranking for Grand Prix

Bulgaria's skaters Albena Denkova and Maxim Staviyski failed to top the general ranking for Grand Prix after they were left behind by Elena Grushina and Ruslan Concharov of Ukraine. The Ukrainians won Lalique Trophy in the ice dancing competition Saturday

Sports | November 17, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 425

Levski Loses from Sturm in Sofia

The Bulgarian football team Levski lost from Austrian Strum Graz in Sofia after penalty kicks and dropped off the UEFA Cup competition. The final result is 7:8.

Sports | November 14, 2002, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 495

Maleeva Shows She Belongs

By Ramona Shelburne Daily News

Sports | November 10, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 435

Bulgaria's Figure Skating Pair Wins Bofrost Cup

Bulgarian figure skaters Albena Denkova and Maxim Staviyski won the Bofrost Cup after top performances in all three categories. The competition in German town Gelsenkirchen is the third of six on the International Skating Union (ISU) Grand Prix program le

Sports | November 9, 2002, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 542

Bulgaria's Maleeva Qualified for WTA Champs 1/4-Finals

Bulgaria's Magdalena Maleeva qualified for the WTA champs 1/4-finals after it upset 7th seed Daniela Hantuchova of Slovakia in straight sets in the first round of the WTA Championship (6:2, 7:5). This is the first success for the 27-year-old Bulgarian in

Sports | November 8, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 423

Bulgaria Moves Up in Bled Chess Tour Ranking

Bulgaria's women's team attained ninth position in the temporary ranking of the 35th Chess Olympiad, Bled, Slovenia with a total of 20 points. The success comes after the performances in the eleventh round.

Sports | November 7, 2002, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 491

Bulgaria's Pair Ranked Fourth at Skate Canada

Bulgaria's Albena Denkova and Maxim Staviyski failed to win medals in the pairs competition final ranking at Skate Canada tournament. In the original dance competition the Bulgarian pair were third.

Sports | November 4, 2002, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 523

Bulgaria's 1992 Olympic Champion Quits Weightlifting

The 1992 Olympic weightlifting champion Ivan Ivanov ends his career over shoulder injury. The incident came short after he returned to the sport.

Sports | November 2, 2002, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 454

Bulgaria Scores Victory in Bled Chess Tournament

Bulgaria's women's team scored its third victory in the 35th Chess Olympiad, Bled, Slovenia, after defeating Australia 3:0. The men however suffered a defeat from the Czech Republic 1:3.

Sports | October 30, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 432

Bulgaria's Maleeva WTA Ranking Unchanged after Seat Open Defeat

Bulgaria's best tennis player Magdalena Maleeva kept its 15th position in WTA ranking with a total of 1591 points. The ranking was not changed after her defeat from top-seeded Kim Clijsters of Belgium (6-1, 6-2) in Sunday's final of the USD 225,000 Seat O

Sports | October 29, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 370

Bulgaria Wins Gold in China Short Track Tour

Bulgaria's Evegenia Radanova won the golden medal in women's 500m short track in Beijing, China. The competition is the second part for the World Cup this year.

Sports | October 26, 2002, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 366

Bulgaria Beats Andorra 2:1 in Sofia

The national soccer team of Bulgaria won over the team of Andorra 2:1 in a qualification for EURO 2004. The goals were scored by Georgi Chilikov (37th minute) and by Captain and Stuttgart star Krassimir Balakov (58th minute).

Sports | October 16, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 376

Bulgaria Beats Croatia 2:0 in Sofia

The national soccer team of Bulgaria won over the Croation team with 2:0 in a quaification for EURO 2004. The two soccer teams played at the renovated national stadium "Vassil Levski" in downtown Sofia.

Sports | October 12, 2002, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 444

Bulgarian Tennis Player Maleeva Up Eight Places in WTA

Bulgaria's best tennis player Magdalena Maleeva climbed no fewer than eight places up the WAT and currently is seeded fifteen. The success comes in the wake of Magi's sensational performance in Moscow.

Sports | October 7, 2002, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 329

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: 381

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: 335

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: 302

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: 354

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: 365

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: 432

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: 342
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