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November 20, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria Football Union (BFU) executive committee decided on November 20 to terminate the contract of national team head coach Lyuboslav Penev following a string of poor results that have effectively […]

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Thirteen arrested after brawl at Levski – Partizan Belgrade basketball match

November 16, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Thirteen people were arrested after a fight in the stands between fans at a Levski Sofia – Partizan Belgrade basketball match, Bulgaria’s Interior ...

Klitschko, left, knocked out Pulev in the fifth round to retain his IBF title. Screenshot from Nova Televizia.

Klitschko knocks out Bulgaria’s Pulev to retain heavyweight title

November 16, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Ukrainian heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko retained the IBF title late on November 15, knocking out his Bulgarian challenger Kubrat Pulev in th ...

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Uefa hands zero points to Serbia, Albania after abandoned match

October 24, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Football’s governing body in Europe, Uefa, decided that neither team will receive any points following the abandoned Euro 2016 qualifying match ...


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    Bulgaria’s Dimitrov continues London chase in Basel
    October 22, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgaria’s Grigor Dimitrov continues his pursuit for a place in the year-end ATP World Tour Finals in London this week as the fifth-seed in the Swiss Indoors Open in Basel. […]

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    World football officials: Albania-Serbia violence ‘inexcusable’
    October 15, 2014, by VOANews

    The head of European soccer’s governing body has strongly condemned the violence that erupted during Tuesday night’s Albania-Serbia qualifying match for the 2016 European Championship. UEFA president Michel Platini said, [&helli ...

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    Grigor Dimitrov begins defence of Stockholm title
    October 15, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

      Bulgaria’s Grigor Dimitrov begins the defence of his title in Stockholm against Russia’s Teymuraz Gabashvili, the world number 59, on October 15. The two have met once, in Houston […]

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    Bulgaria’s Euro 2016 qualifying chances dwindle
    October 14, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    Bulgaria’s national football team lost twice in the span of four days to see its chances of qualification to the 2016 European championship final tournament drastically reduced. After losing to […]