Eighteen Bulgarian competitors at Special Olympics World Games

Eighteen young competitors are representing Bulgaria at the Special Olympics World Games, March 14 – 21, in Abu Dhabi, the United Arab Emirates. More than 7,000 athletes have applied for participation in the 24 sports at the Games. The..

published on 3/14/19 10:19 AM

Vladimir Iliev wins silver medal at world biathlon championships

Vladimir Iliev won the silver medal in the men's 20 km Individual at the World Biathlon Championships in Ostersund, Sweden.   This is the first medal ever for Bulgaria in men’s biathlon at such a sports event. Iliev finished with 19 out..

published on 3/13/19 7:06 PM

Nurgyul Salimova- world chess phenomenon

I believe that hard work and perseverance is the key to success, the Bulgarian girl who became Bulgaria’s youngest female chess champion in 2017 says. Now the fifteen-year-old Bulgarian girl tops the world U16 female chess ranking. Nurgyul..

published on 3/13/19 1:57 PM

Karlos Nasar wins gold medal at 2019 Youth World Weightlifting Championships in Las Vegas

Bulgarian Karlos Nasar won gold medal in the 73 kilogram category with a total of 291 kilograms at the 2019 Youth World Weightlifting Championships in Las Vegas (USA). The solver went to Asadbek Narimanov  (a total of 287 kg). Amagiak Misakian (Greece)..

published on 3/12/19 9:32 AM

Bulgarian gymnasts win 18 medals in Lisbon

Bulgarian gymnasts have won 18 medals, including 5 gold, 8 silver and 5 bronze at the rhythmic gymnastics tournament in the Portuguese capital of Lisbon. All-round winner among the women became Neviana Vladinova, who won the finals with a ball,..

published on 3/11/19 5:45 PM

Bulgaria’s sports legend Petar Popangelov: skiing is lifestyle and way of thinking

Petar Popangelov is a Bulgaria ski legend. He won a total of 128 trophies and 180 medals in his rich sports career. Petar Popangelov participated at 37 Alpine Ski World Cups between 1977 and 1988 and won six silver and four bronze medals. In..

published on 3/6/19 12:40 PM

Snow park opening and skiing dressed in folk costumes planned to take place in Pamporovo over the weekend

During the weekend, two interesting events in the field of extreme sports will take place in Bulgaria’s Pamporovo mountain resort in the Rhodope Mountains. On March 2 the newest snow park for freestyle skiers and snowboarders will be officially opened...

published on 2/28/19 6:47 PM

Marcel Hirscher has praised Bulgaria’s Bansko

The winner of the record 7 consecutive Alpine Ski World Cups Marcel Hirscher has expressed a very positive opinion about Bansko and Bulgaria. Days after the end of skiing competitions in the resort, the Austrian star wrote in his blog. "Next stop..

published on 2/27/19 1:28 PM
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Chess player Nurgyul Salimova has reached top of FIDE World Female U-16 Rank list

Bulgarian chess player Nurgyul Salimova has climbed to the top of the World Female U-16 Rank of FIDE. The ELO rating of the chess player born in 2003 is 2406 points. Salimova is a FIDE master and needs another 100 points for the title of grandmaster...

published on 2/26/19 1:19 PM

FIS Alpine Ski World Cup biggest stars have brought much joy to sport fans in Bulgaria

The World Alpine Ski World Cup event, which took place in the period February 22 to 24 in Bulgaria’s Bansko, once again offered ski lovers in this country a positive experience after a four-year absence of the world's best skiers on the runs in..

published on 2/25/19 4:25 PM