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June 18, 2016, by Daniel Schearf of VOANews

Russia’s track and field team has been banned from the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. The global body that governs track and field competition, the IAAF, announced Friday that […]

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FIFA issues ultimatum to Greek Ministry of Sport

April 6, 2016, by Independent Balkan News Agency

The world’s governing body of football, FIFA, has given the Greek government a matter of days to avoid Greek football teams being banned from intern ...


Bulgarian players exit ATP tournament in Sofia in first round

February 3, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Dimitar Kouzmanov hung on, taking a set off Lithuania’s Ricardas Berankis in their match on February 3, but his 3-6, 6-2, 3-6 loss leaves Bulgar ...

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Dimitrov exits Australian Open after loss to Federer

January 22, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Grigor Dimitrov lost in the third round of the Australian Open to Roger Federer on January 22, his sixth consecutive first-week exit at a Grand Slam s ...

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    Dimitrov books Federer showdown at Australian Open
    January 20, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Grigor Dimitrov overcame the dogged resistance of Argentine Marco Trungelliti on January 20, winning 6-3, 4-6, 6-2, 7-5 to secure his place in the Australian Open third round, where he will […]

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    Grigor Dimitrov defeated in Sydney final
    January 16, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgaria’s Grigor Dimitrov was one point away from winning his fifth career title in Sydney, the final warm-up event before the year’s first Grand Slam, the Australian Open, but lost […]

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    Blatter, Platini banned from football for eight years
    December 21, 2015, by VOANews

    The ethics committee of soccer governing body FIFA has banned embattled President Sepp Blatter and his one-time protege from the sport for eight years. The committee took the action against […]