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: 644

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: 2839

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: 855

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: 502

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: 444

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: 459

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: 419

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: 483

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: 521

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: 492

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: 544

Maleeva Shows She Belongs

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Sports | November 10, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 497

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: 630

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: 477

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: 566

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: 606

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: 508

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: 520

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: 420

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: 466

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: 473
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