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TOP GYMNAST ELECTED SPORTSMAN OF THE YEAR

Gymnast Jordan Jovtchev was elected Sportsman of Bulgaria for 2001 after a poll among the sports journalists in the country. Weightlifter Galabin Boevski and wrestler Nikolay Paslar follow him.

Sports | December 21, 2001, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 506

TOP GYMNAST AWARDED WITH PRESTIGIOUS PRIZE BY THE SPORTS FOUNDATION

The best Bulgarian gymnast - Jordan Jovtchev was awarded the prize 'Sports Icarus' of the Bulgarian Sports foundation for achievement of the year. The World champion from Gent (Belgium) was distinguished also with the award of the 'Fairplay' foundation d

Sports | December 20, 2001, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 477

“SPORTSMAN/WOMAN OF THE YEAR” TO BE KNOWN ON DECEMBER 21

The organizers of the the competition “Sportsman/woman of the year” announced the nominated ten sportsmen and sportswomen. Journalists made the nominations.

Sports | December 16, 2001, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 452

BULGARIA WITH NO MEDALS AT WORLD WRESTLING CHAMPIONSHIP

Bulgarians left the 46th World Wrestling Championship in Patras, Greece with no medals. Sergey Moreyko lost against Greece's Xenofon Koutsioubas in the 130 kilograms category's bronze medal round with 0:8.

Sports | December 9, 2001, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 532

ITALIAN LUIGI SIMONI – CSKA’S NEW COACH

Luigi Simoni is the new coach of the football team of CSKA. On December 8 he signed a two-year contract under which he is to come into office at the beginning of 2002.

Sports | December 9, 2001, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 784

BULGARIANS GO TO WRESTLING WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP QUARTERFINALS

Armen Nazarian and Sergey Mureyko advanced to the quarterfinals of the 46th Greco-Roman World Wrestling Championships in Patras, Greece. Armen Nazarian, Bulgaria's two-time Olympic champion, beat Istvan Majoros of Hungary 4-0 in the 58 kilogram (127 3/4 p

Sports | December 8, 2001, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 742

BULGARIANS THIRD IN JAPANESE ICE SKATING COMPETITION

Bulgaria's Albena Denkova and Maxim Staviyski won the bronze in free skating competition in Kumamoto, Japan Marina Anissina and Gwendal Peizerat of France won the gold medal. Margarita Drobiazko and Povilas Vanagas of Lithuania took the silver medal.

Sports | December 2, 2001, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 670

BULGARIAN WITH GOLD AT WORLD FREESTYLE WRESTLING CHAMPIONSHIP

Nikolay Paslar won gold medal at the 69 kg finals of the 35th World Freestyle Wrestling Championship for men in Sofia on November 25. So far the Bessarabian Bulgarian had won 2 bronze medals for Bulgaria at European Championships.

Sports | November 26, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 919

PASLAR ALSO AT WRESTLING FINAL IN SOFIA

Nikolay Paslar qualified for the 69 kg final at the 35th World Freestyle Wrestling Championship for men in Sofia. Thus the Bessarabian Bulgarian provided himself the silver medal at least.

Sports | November 25, 2001, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 718

BULGARIAN WITH GOLD AT WORLD FREESTYLE WRESTLING CHAMPIONSHIP

Two Bulgarians, Serafim Barzakov (63 kg) and Krasimir Kochev (97 kg) advanced to the finals. Barzakov won the gold medal with 3-1 against world and Olympic champion Alireza Dabir of Iran.

Sports | November 24, 2001, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 591

THREE BULGARIAN VICTORIES IN WORLD FREESTYLE WRESTLING CHAMPIONSHIPS

The Minister of State Administration Dimitur Kalchev opened on November 22 the World Freestyle Wrestling Championships in Sofia. The wrestling tournament scheduled for Sept.

Sports | November 23, 2001, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 676

JOVTCHEV DECLARED N 1 GYMNASTIST IN GENT

Jordan Jovtchev was pronounced N 1 Gymnast of the already ended 35th World Gymnastics Championship in Gent (Belgium). The Bulgarian won the biggest number of medals in the men's competition - 3, becoming champion at the standing exercises and the loops, a

Sports | November 6, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 664

JOVTCHEV - SUPERSTAR AT GYMNASTICS WORLDS

Bulgaria's Jordan Jovtchev and Russia's elegant Svetlana Khorkina took the limelight by winning two gold medals each out of five individual apparatus finals at the World Gymnastics Championships here on Saturday, AP reported. Jovtchev, bronze medalist on

Sports | November 4, 2001, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 503

SCHUSTER INVITED TO RUN LEVSKI

The bosses of Levski had offered to the legendary German footballer in the recent times to take the helm of the 'blues', Todor Batkov, member of the Supervisory Board, said yesterday. 'Schuster insisted on a salary, accounting for 15 percent of the annual

Sports | October 31, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 591

LUKOIL BECAME MAIN SPONSOR OF FC NEFTOCHIMIK

The Bulgarian branch of the Russian oil company LUKoil became major sponsor of the Burgas football club Neftochimik. LUKoil however did not buy the club’s controlling stake.

Sports | October 29, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 636

OCTOBER 18 UEFA CUP RESULTS

CSKA Kyiv (Ukr) 0 - 2 Club Brugge (Bel) Osijek (Cro) 1 - 2 AEK Athens (Gre)

Sports | October 19, 2001, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 764

UEFA: LITEX WON WHILE CSKA IS LOSING

At the first round of games for UEFA cup Litex (Lovetch) beated Union in Berlin as a guest 2 to 0, CSKA lost as a guest in Milan 0 to 2. All results – read in SPORTS today

Sports | October 19, 2001, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 555

TENNIS: MALEEVA DOWNED BY TAUZIAT AT SWISSCOM

Fifth-seeded Nathalie Tauziat of France advanced to the second round of the $1.2 million Swisscom Challenge, whose field is depleted by the loss of top players, AP reported.

Sports | October 15, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 602

NORWAY BULGARIA MOROCCO LINE UP FOR EAGLES

Lagos In a bid to show case the Super Eagles before the Mali 2002 Nations Cup, the Nigeria Football Association (NFA) has lined up series of friendlies that would be played in three Nigerian capitals from November 7 to 14.

Sports | October 14, 2001, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 699

WRESTLING CHAMPIONSHIP MOVED TO BULGARIA

The world wrestling championships scheduled for New York last month but postponed after the terrorist attacks will now take place in Bulgaria and Greece, the international wrestling federation announced. FILA, wrestling`s world governing body, said the fr

Sports | October 11, 2001, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1117

EUROPEAN WORLD CUP CAPSULES

ABSTRACTED from The Canadian Press A look at the nine European World Cup groups heading into the final weekend of qualifying matches.

Sports | October 5, 2001, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 774
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