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In the 4x7.5 km relay for men from the World Biathlon Cup in the German winter sports centre of Oberhof, Bulgaria finished 11th. Michail Klecherov, Vladimir Iliev, Martin Bogdanov, and Krasimir Anev finished at 5:02:3 minutes behind the winning team from..

published on 1/11/10 2:31 PM

Bulgarian sportspersons receive awards for 2009

Bulgarian sportspersons received the 2009 sports achievement awards at a ceremony at the Vassil Levski national stadium in Sofia. Bulgarian world boxing champion of 54kg category Detelin Dalakliev and his manager Petar Lesov were awarded new cars by the..

published on 1/4/10 1:04 PM
The national volleyball team, headed by George Bratoev, received the award for Team № 1 of the year.

Bulgarian national volleyball team wins another prize

For the first time the category “team of the year” was included in the 2009 edition of the Bulgarian Sportsman of the Year poll, conducted among sports journalists. The national men’s volleyball team won the prize in the category. Players Georgi Bratoev,..

published on 12/29/09 1:22 PM
Bulgarian national football team manager Stanimir Stoilov is not happy with the team’s performance in 2009.

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Bulgarian national football team manger, Stanimir Stoilov, has admitted 2009 was not successful for the Lions, as the team did not qualify for the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa. Poor defence turned out to be a major problem, Stoilov said. According to..

published on 12/28/09 1:02 PM
A victory and a loss marks the end of participation of Bulgarian teams in Europa League.

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The football players from Levski Sofia succeeded in scoring 1:0 as guests to Italian Lazio in the last game Europa League’s Group G. The only goal in the match was scored by Hristo Yovov in the 60th minute. This way, Levski ends its 4th place in the group..

published on 12/21/09 2:10 PM
World boxing champion Detelin Dalakchiev received the “Sports Icarus”

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World boxing champion Detelin Dalakchiev received the “Sports Icarus” for achievement of the year distributed by the “Bulgarian Sports” Foundation. The prize for champion longevity went to two representatives of the team sports – basketball player Todor..

published on 12/14/09 3:05 PM
Veteran Robert Pires from FC Villareal (left) is trying to overcome FC Levski’s defense. The Bulgarian champions finished their participation in Europa League without scoring a single goal and without a single point either.

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Following poor performance during the second half time FC CSKA of Sofia lost 0:1 as guest to Fulham in the fifth match from Europa League. CSKA missed as early as the third minute, and for most of the match the hosts proved better resulting in Fulham’s 0:1..

published on 12/7/09 2:28 PM
Prime Minister Boyko Borissov joined a football match, part of the national anti-Aids campaign.

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A round ahead of the end of the autumn phase of Bulgaria’s football championship, FC Litex from Lovech, Central Bulgaria, is still leading the rankings with 32 points, though it won a single point from two matches last week. On Wednesday it drew champion FC..

published on 11/30/09 2:10 PM
Bulgaria’s Marksmanship Federation has proclaimed Maria Grozdeva as the best in that sport for 2009.

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Dimitar Berbatov is now Bulgaria’s goal master #1 of all times after his 2 goals against Malta. He thus collected 48 scores for the National Team of Bulgaria, coming ahead of Hristo Bonev, who had scored 47 goals. In the control match against Malta, which..

published on 11/23/09 2:09 PM
First tournament title for young Elitsa Kostova in the French town Le Havre.

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Unwillingly, the Bulgarian national football side played a control game versus a club team. On 14 November in Sofia Bulgaria had to play versus Bolivia, however the Latin American team failed to keep its commitment. As a result the Bulgarian Football Union..

published on 11/16/09 1:18 PM