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September 17, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgarian champions Ludogorets Razgrad came close to snatching a point against Liverpool in their Champions League debut but lost 1-2 in dramatic fashion after conceding a late penalty. Dani Abalo […]

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Bulgaria makes winning start to Euro 2016 qualifying campaign

September 10, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

A late goal from substitute Ventsislav Hristov gave Bulgaria a 2-1 win away against Azerbaijan in its first qualifying match for the 2016 European foo ...

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Bulgaria’s Dimitrov left to rue missed opportunities as he exits US Open

September 3, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Grigor Dimitrov’s run at the US Open came to an end in the fourth round with a loss to Frenchman Gael Monfils in straight sets 5-7, 6-7, 5-7 on Sept ...

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Bulgaria’s Dimitrov bounces back to advance to US Open fourth round

September 1, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Grigor Dimitrov recovered after dropping the first set against David Goffin of Belgium to advance to the fourth round of US Open late on August 31, se ...


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    Bulgaria’s Pulev claims Klitschko injury ‘a fake’
    August 29, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgarian boxer Koubrat Pulev said his opponent for the IBF title, defending champion Wladimir Klitschko, was faking an injury to postpone the fight. The latest comments are likely to further […]

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    Ludogorets heroics rewarded with tough Champions League draw
    August 28, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgarian champions Ludogorets Razgrad were drawn against defending champions Real Madrid, five-time winners Liverpool and Basel in Group B of the Uefa Champions League in Monaco on August 28. Ludogorets […]

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    Bulgaria’s Dimitrov scores first US Open win
    August 28, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    Bulgaria’s Grigor Dimitrov notched his first win at the US Open, defeating American wild-card Ryan Harrison in straight sets to win his first career match at Flushing Meadows late on […]

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    Klitschko vs Pulev title bout date rescheduled to November 15
    August 27, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

    The fight between Bulgarian challenger Koubrat Pulev and Ukrainian defending heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko for the IBF boxing title will take place in Hamburg’s O2 World arena on November 15. Initially scheduled […]

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    Bulgaria’s Pironkova through to US Open second round
    August 26, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    Bulgaria’s top-ranked female tennis player, Tsvetana Pironkova, advanced to the second round of the year’s last Grand Slam, the US Open, with a straight-sets victory over Italy’s Karin Knapp. Pironkova […]

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    Klitschko vs Pulev title bout postponed – reports
    August 25, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

    The fight between Bulgarian challenger Koubrat Pulev and Ukrainian defending heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko for the IBF title has been postponed by about two months, but the exact date of […]