First-ever Bulgarian with athletics world record celebrates her 70th birthday

Today Yordanka Blagoeva, the first Bulgarian to have set a world record in athletics, 194 cm in the high jump (1972), celebrates her 70 th birthday. Yordanka Blagoeva is holder of two Olympic medals – a silver one from Munich 1972 , and a bronze..

published on 1/19/17 11:51 AM

Grigor Dimitrov qualifies for Australian Open third round

In the second round of Australian Open, Bulgaria’s top tennis player Grigor Dimitrov defeated Korean Hyeon Chung 1:6, 6:4, 6:4, 6:4 and for a fourth year running qualified for the tournament’s third round. Dimitrov’s next match is versus No. 18..

published on 1/19/17 9:51 AM

Victorious start for Grigor at Australian Open

Best Bulgarian tennis player Grigor Dimitrov kicked off his Australian Open participation with an expected victory. Placed under No 15, he won 7:6 (2), 6:3, 6:3 versus No 231 in the ATP rankings - Australian Christopher O’Connell. In the second round..

published on 1/17/17 4:45 PM

Bulgaria wins 3rd medal from 2012 London Olympics

Bulgaria has won a third medal from the 2012 Olympic Games in London. Female weightlifter Milka Maneva will get the bronze in the 63 kg category after a few athletes have tested positive in the second wave of doping retests from the Beijing..

published on 1/13/17 2:43 PM

Grigor Dimitrov up to 15th notch in ATP rankings

Bulgaria’s top tennis player Grigor Dimitrov now officially ranks 15 th in the rankings of ATP (Men’s Professional Tennis) after on Sunday at the Brisbane tournament in Australia he defeated the world’s No. 5 Kei Nishikori 6:2, 2:6, 6:3. This is the..

published on 1/9/17 9:50 AM

Grigor Dimitrov starts 2017 with Brisbane title in his hands

Grigor Dimitrov started 2017 with a title from the ATP World Tour. The best Bulgarian tennis player won 6:2, 2:6, 6:3 against Kei Nishikori at the Brisbane International final. The Bulgarian won 6:2 the first set against his Japanese opponent but lost..

published on 1/8/17 1:32 PM

Grigor Dimitrov reaches final at Brisbane International

Best Bulgarian tennis player Grigor Dimitrov is going to play at the final of the Brisbane International tournament in Australia. The Bulgarian won 7:6; 6:2 versus No 3 in the world rankings – Milos Raonic from Canada. Tomorrow Dimitrov will face No..

published on 1/7/17 10:05 AM

Grigor Dimitrov qualifies for semifinals of Brisbane International Tennis Tournament

Bulgaria’s best tennis player Grigor Dimitrov qualified for the semifinals of the Brisbane International tennis tournament, Australia. Dimitrov defeated 6:3; 4:6; 6:3 Dominic Thiem (Austria) at the quarterfinals. In 2016 Grigor Dimitrov dropped out of..

published on 1/6/17 11:58 AM

Grigor Dimitrov qualifies for Brisbane quarterfinals

Bulgaria’s best tennis player Grigor Dimitrov qualified for the third round of the Brisbane tennis tournament, Australia. In the second round  Dimitrov defeated Nicolas Mahut (France) by 6:2; 6:4. Grigor Dimitrov will face at the quarterfinals Dominic..

published on 1/5/17 11:29 AM

Veselin Topalov boycotts FIDE tournaments

Former chess world champion Veselin Topalov is not going to take part in tournaments of the World Chess Federation (FIDE) and the European Chess Union (ECU) unless the leaderships of the two organizations have been replaced. The ultimatum has been put..

published on 1/4/17 5:20 PM