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Bulgaria Wins First-ever Figure Skating Medal at Malmo

Bulgaria's Albena Denkova and Maxim Staviyski took the silver medal European Figure Skating championship at Malmo, Sweden. They achieved this with a free dance to Middle Eastern rhythms.

Sports | January 25, 2003, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 656

Bulgaria's Dafovska Roars to 4th Biathlon World Cup Win

Former Olympic champion Ekaterina Dafovska of Bulgaria secured a steady lead in the overall World Cup competition after her victory in the 15km individual biathlon in Antholz January 23.

Sports | January 23, 2003, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 559

Interest in Sofia's Ski Conditions Warms Up amid Olympics Talk

Austria's ski federation has made an inquiry about the skiing conditions in Vitosha Mountain that dominates over the capital city Sofia. The inquiry comes just as sports experts in Bulgaria started to promote the idea for a second Olympics hosting bid of

Sports | January 22, 2003, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 767

Radanova Wins European Short-track Title for Bulgaria

Evgenia Radanova of Bulgaria was crowned as Europe's new absolute short-track champion at the competition in Russian city St. Petersburg.

Sports | January 20, 2003, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 460

Bulgaria's Biathlonist Dafovska with Third Victory This Season

Former Olympic champion Ekaterina Dafovska of Bulgaria won her third victory this season securing the first place in the 10 km World Cup sprint event in Ruhpolding, Germany. Thus Dafovska gained more lead in the overall World Cup competition.

Sports | January 19, 2003, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 533

Bulgarian Maleeva's Run at Australia Open Ended

Bulgaria's best tennis player Magdalena Maleeva was stopped in her run at the Australian Open by Russian Elena Bovina. In the third round of the Grand Slam tournament on Satiurday, the Bulgarian who was seeded 11th in the scheme, was overpowered 7/5, 4/6,

Sports | January 19, 2003, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 504

Bulgaria will Offer to Host 2014 Winter Olympics

A committee has been set up to work out Sofia's offer to host the 2014 Winter Olympics, President of Bulgarian Olympic Committee (BOC) Ivan Slavkov said. Prime Minister Simeon Saxe-Coburg was briefed on Friday about the idea for Sofia's bid to host the Wi

Sports | January 18, 2003, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 557

Bulgaria's Maggie Triumphs in 2nd Round at Melbourne Park

Bulgaria's best tennis player Magdalena Maleeva triumphed over Yoon Jeong Cho (KOR), in the second round of the women's singles at Melbourne Park 2/6, 6/4, 6/1. Maggie's next rival will be Elena Bovina of Russia, seeded 20th.

Sports | January 16, 2003, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 768

Bulgaria's Maleeva Knocked Out of Australian Open in Doubles

Bulgaria's best tennis player Magdalena Maleeva was knocked out in the first round of USD 10,54 M Australia Open 2003 in women's doubles. Teamed up with Iva Majoli of Croatia she was defeated by Wynne Prakusya (Indonesia) and Janet Lee (Chinese Taipei) 1

Sports | January 15, 2003, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 614

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: 619

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: 410

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: 691

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: 447

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: 557

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: 438

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: 493

D.C. United Appointed Bulgarian Striker

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Sports | January 5, 2003, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 382

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: 606

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: 406

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: 534

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: 757
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