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EVGENIA RADANOVA WITH SILVER MEDAL AT THE SALT LAKE OLYMPIC GAMES

Evgenia Radanova of Bulgaria won silver medal at the women's 500m short track final at the Salt Lake 2002 Olympic Winter Games, February 16, 2002. Chinese Yang (A) Yang (left) won gold medal.

Sports | February 18, 2002, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 595

ANOTHER BULGARIAN WITH BRONZE AT THE SALT LAKE 2002 OLYMPIC GAMES

Irina Nikoultchina of Bulgaria took bronze in the biathlon women's 10 km pursuit biathlon at Soldier Hollow for the Salt Lake 2002 Olympic Winter Games, February 16, 2002. Nikoultchina became bronze medalist with 31 minutes, 15.

Sports | February 17, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 554

2014 WINTER OLYMPICS MAY BE HELD IN SOFIA

Bulgaria will apply to host the XXII Winter Olympic Games in 2014 Vassil Ivanov, chairman of the State Youth and Sports Agency announced. At an official meeting Ivanov informed the President of the International Olympic Committee Jacques Rogge about Bulga

Sports | February 16, 2002, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 632

MALEEVA DEFEATED IN QUARTERFINALS DIAMOND GAMES, ANTWERP

Best Bulgarian tennis player Magdalena Maleeva suffered a defeat from Belgian Justine Henin, seeded second, in the quarterfinals of the USD 585,000 Diamond Games in Antwerp, Belgium (5:1), (6:7) (1:7), (1:6). This is Magi’s third defeat from Henin.

Sports | February 15, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 574

BULGARIA’S RADANOVA WITH BRONZE AT THE SALT LAKE CITY OLYMPIC GAMES

After failing to qualify for the finals at either the 1994 or 1998 Games, Bulgaria's Evgenia Radanova was finally rewarded for her perseverance by taking the bronze ahead of five-time world champion Yang Yang (A) at the Olympic individual short track spee

Sports | February 14, 2002, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 645

BULGARIA’S DINEV 12TH AT SKATING SHORT PROGRAM IN SALT LAKE CITY

Bulgaria’s Ivan Dinev qualified 12th at the men’s figure skating after short program at the the Salt Lake City Olympic Winter Games in the United States on January 12. Alexei Yagudin from Russia was first, followed by Takeshi Honda from Japan and Timothy

Sports | February 13, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 695

BULGARIA'S NAGANO OLYMPIC CHAMPION DAFOVSKA - FIFTH IN SALT LAKE CITY

Bulgaria's Ekaterina Dafovska finished fifth at the February 11th biathlon women 15 kilometers competition during the Winter Olympics Games in Salt Lake City, US. In 1998, 22 year old Bulgarian Ekaterina Dafovska surprisingly won women's biathlon 15 km i

Sports | February 12, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 659

FIRST DAY OF THE OLYMPIC GAMES WITHOUT BULGARIAN PARTICIPATION

Bulgaria failed to make any of its scheduled performances in the first day of the 19th Winter Olympic Games. Georgi Zhekov was to be the first Bulgarian participant in Salt Lake City, but K 90 qualifications were cancelled and rescheduled for February 10,

Sports | February 10, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 511

SLALOM SKIER WITH THE BULGARIAN FLAG IN SALT LAKE CITY

Stefan Georgiev, sportsman in the Alpine skiing discipline, had the honour to carry Bulgaria’s national flag during the opening ceremony of the 19th Winter Olympic Games in Salt Lake City. Ekaterina Dafovska, Olympic champion in biathlon from Nagano'98, w

Sports | February 9, 2002, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 742

BULGARIA SUFFERS DEFEAT AT PAN PACIFIC TENNIS TOURNAMENT

Bulgaria's Magdalena Maleeva was defeated by Thailand's Tamarine Tanasugarn in the second round of the Toray Pan Pacific women's tennis tournament in Japan January 31 (6-3,2-6, 6-2). In the first round the Bulgarian tennis player won with a straight-set a

Sports | January 31, 2002, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 447

MAGDALENA MALEEVA ADVANCES IN PAN PACIFIC TENNIS TOURNEY

Bulgaria's Magdalena Maleeva has reached the second round of the Toray Pan Pacific women's tennis tournament in Japan with a straight-set win over unseeded Czech player Daja Bedanova (6-4, 6-4) on January 29. Maleeva, the sixth seed, faces Thailand's Tama

Sports | January 30, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 505

TENNIS PLAYER MALEEVA RANKED FOURTEENTH IN WTA

Following her success at the Australian Open Bulgarian tennis player Magdalena Maleeva was placed under number 14 with 1,688 points in the leading WTA tour tennis rankings issued on January 27. In the meantime it became clear that Maleeva is seeded 6 in t

Sports | January 28, 2002, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 528

BULGARIA DRAWN AGAINST BELGIUM FOR EURO 2004

The Bulgarian team will take on Belgium in its qualifying campaign for the Euro 2004 soccer championship. The Bulgarians will also play against Croatia, Estonia and Andorra in qualifying group 8, according to Friday?s draw.

Sports | January 25, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 332

BULGARIA’S SUCCESS AT AUSTRALIAN OPEN ENDED

Venus Williams of the U.S.

Sports | January 20, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 480

BULGARIA WITH YET ANOTHER VICTORY AT AUSTRALIAN OPEN

On the fifth day of the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne, Bulgarian player Magdalena Maleeva, seeded 13, defeated 18-Lisa Raymond, United States, 7-5, 6-1 in women 's singles matches. It took her no more than an hour and seventeen minutes to

Sports | January 18, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 434

REUTERS: BULGARIA - MAIN THREAT TO CHAMPIONS IN WOMEN’S SHORT TRACK

The world's best short-track speed skaters gather for the Winter Olympics and in the women's events Bulgaria's Evgenia Radanova is said to be the Chinese champions' main threat. Radanova was the first women to go under 44 seconds in the 500 meters when sh

Sports | January 17, 2002, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 424

BULGARIAN SUCCESS AT AUSTRALIAN OPEN CONTINUES

The Bulgarian tennis player Magdalena Maleeva, seeded 13th, defeated Kveta Hrdlickova from the Czech Republic with 6-4, 7-5 in the women's singles matches on the third day of the 8.6 million U.

Sports | January 16, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 478

TENNIS PLAYER MALEEVA WITH FIRST VICTORY IN MELBOURNE SINCE 1994

The Bulgarian tennis player Magdalena Maleeva qualified for the second round of the USD 8.6 M Australian Open tennis championships at Melbourne Park after defeating Marie-Gaiane Mikaelian from Switzerland with 6-3, 6-4.

Sports | January 14, 2002, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 625

BULGARIA TO ASSIST GREECE IN ORGANIZATION OF 2004 OLYMPIC GAMES

A bilateral committee on cooperation between Bulgaria and Greece for the organization of the 2004 Olympic Games will be formed, the head of the State Agency for Youth and Sports, Vassil Ivanov, and the Greek Deputy Minister of Culture who is in charge of

Sports | January 11, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 590

SPORTS OFFICIALS TO DISCUSS 2004 OLYMPIC GAMES COOPERATION IN GREECE

Bulgarian sports delegation leaves for Greece. The Bulgarian officials will discuss with their Greek colleagues cooperation during the 2004 Olympic Games in Greece.

Sports | January 9, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 566

FORMER NATIONAL FOOTBALL COACH MAY TRAIN MACEDONIAN TEAM

Former national football coach Dimitur Penev may be appointed coach of the Macedonian national football team, newspapers in Macedonia wrote. "I had talks with Macedonian Football Union and its President Vancho Takovski two months ago.

Sports | January 3, 2002, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 695
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