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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 (3-6, 4-6, 4-6). There was little to separate the two players […]

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Dimitrov wins serving duel against Johnson, into Wimbledon third round

July 1, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s Grigor Dimitrov faced a stern test from big-serving American Steve Johnson but won in straight sets 7-6 (10-8), 6-2, 7-6 (7-2) to boo ...

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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 Fe ...

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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. R ...

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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 […]

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    US, Swiss authorities unveil major FIFA corruption cases
    May 27, 2015, by VOANews

    Football’s global governing body, FIFA, was rocked Wednesday by a massive U.S. federal corruption indictment against current and former top officials and the announcement of a separate investigation by Swiss […]

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    Dimitrov out to avoid another French Open upset
    May 26, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgaria’s Grigor Dimitrov opens his French Open campaign on May 26 against American Jack Sock in the final match of the day on Court 1, hoping to avoid a repeat […]