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August 31, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s Grigor Dimitrov made short work of Australian qualifier Matthew Ebden in the first round of the US Open on August 31, winning in straight sets (6-4, 6-2, 6-4) in […]


Dimitrov stumbles against Murray in Cincinnati

August 21, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

Grigor Dimitrov’s disappointing season continued with a third-round exit at the Cincinnati Masters, losing to world number two Andy Murray 6-4, ...

IOC president Thomas Bach shows the results of the election of the Host City of the 2022 Olympic Winter Games. Photo: IOC/Ubald Rutar

Beijing to host 2022 Winter Olympic Games

July 31, 2015, by VOANews

The International Olympic Committee has chosen Beijing as host of the 2022 winter Olympic Games, over Almaty, Kazakhstan, the only other contender in ...

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Dimitrov ousted by Gasquet at Wimbledon

July 3, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

Grigor Dimitrov’s terrible year continued with a third-round exit at Wimbledon and a straight-sets loss against France’s Richard Gasquet ( ...

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    Dimitrov breezes through Wimbledon first round
    June 29, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgaria’s Grigor Dimitrov made short work of his first-round opponent at the Wimbledon Championships on June 29, defeating Argentina’s Federico Delbonis in straight sets 6-3, 6-0, 6-4. A semi-finalist here […]

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    Blatter resigns as FIFA chief
    June 2, 2015, by VOANews

    Sepp Blatter, president of the international football federation FIFA, abruptly resigned Tuesday in the midst of an unfolding corruption scandal. “I have been reflecting deeply about my presidency and about […]

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    Berbatov, AS Monaco part ways
    June 2, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgarian striker Dimitar Berbatov will leave AS Monaco after the French football club has decided not to renew the former Tottenham and Manchester United star’s contract. In a statement on […]

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    Investigators will question Russia on World Cup bid
    May 28, 2015, by The Kyiv Post

    Swiss authorities lobbed a grenade at Russia’s already tainted award to host the 2018 World Cup when it started criminal proceedings on suspected “mismanagement and money laundering in connection with […]

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    US sponsors weigh support after Fifa corruption charges
    May 28, 2015, by VOANews

    Sponsors are calling for football’s governing body Fifa to make changes while its regional federations debate the future of its often-criticized leader after the United States and Switzerland unveiled major […]