Antonia Krastev

One of the greatest Bulgarian weightlifters dies in car accident in USA

One of the greatest Bulgarian weightlifters Antonio Krastev died in car accident in Minnesota at the age of 58. Krastev is a two-time World Weightlifting Champion (in Södertälje in 1985 and in Sofia in 1986) and a two-time European Weightlifting..

published on 7/10/20 9:08 AM

Bulgarian Viktoriya Tomova with victory at Belgrade tennis tournament

Bulgaria's Viktoriya Tomova has taken the lead in the second phase of a demonstration tennis tournament in Belgrade, organized by the Janko Tipsarevic Academy. Tomova won 5:0 against Bojana Klincov (Switzerland), when her competitor withdrew in the match..

published on 7/6/20 5:44 PM
Prof. Georgi Atanasov, Djidji

Doyen of Bulgarian mountaineering Georgi Atanasov, Djidji, dies

The doyen of mountain climbing in Bulgaria, Prof. Georgi Atanasov, known as Djidji,  has died at the age of 94. He was the only professor of mountaineering in the world and one of the most prominent figures in Bulgarian mountain climbing...

published on 7/5/20 11:29 AM
Italian coach Silvano Prandi

Silvano Prandi once again becomes coach of Bulgaria's national volleyball team

Italian head coach Silvano Prandi is again the selector of the men's national volleyball team. This brings him back as one of the key figures in Bulgarian sports.  "I feel like I haven't stopped working with this team. For me, the national team..

published on 7/3/20 5:47 PM

Bulgarian extreme runner climbs the three tallest peaks in Rila, Pirin and Balkan Mountains in 26 hours

Bulgarian extreme runner Bozhidar Antonov has impressed again after climbing consecutively the tallest peaks in Stara Planina (Balkan Mountain Rage), Rila and Pirin Mountains. The extreme runner relied on his own strength only. He was riding a..

published on 7/3/20 12:32 PM

Lokomotiv Plovdiv wins Bulgaria's Football Cup for second year in row

The Plovdiv-based football team Lokomotiv has won for the second year in a row the football tournament for the Cup of Bulgaria. In the final match played last night at the Vasil Levski National Stadium in Sofia, the players led by coach Bruno Akrapovic..

published on 7/2/20 8:23 AM

Bulgaria’s Viktoriya Tomova with third victory at tennis tournament in Belgrade

Bulgaria’s Viktoriya Tomova won her third match in group 3 of the demonstration tennis tournament in Belgrade organized by the academy of Janko Tipsarevic. Tomova won versus Mariana Drazic, Croatia, by 6-4, 6-3 in 74 minutes and is now..

published on 7/1/20 6:06 PM

Extreme air and water competition held in Bulgaria

The competition between the best Bulgarian kite surfer and the best Bulgarian paraglider has ended earlier than expected. The start of the extreme race was at Novo Selo near the Danube River. In the "Air and Water Need Good Wings" event, the two..

published on 7/1/20 9:55 AM

Sofia to host international beach volleyball tournament

An international beach volleyball tournament will be held in Sofia. The competition will take place on the brand new world-class beach volleyball courts near Pancharevo Lake. The men's competition will take place from August 6 to 9 and the women's -..

published on 6/30/20 6:15 PM
Morinari Watanabe, President of FIG

Bulgaria offers its ideas for evaluation in rhythmic gymnastics

The Bulgarian Rhythmic Gymnastics Federation has proposed to the International Federation that the assessment of artistry be added to the assessment of the routines. The proposal is in response to a letter from the president of the International..

published on 6/30/20 2:26 PM