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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, […]

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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 Octob ...

Vassil Levski National Stadium in Sofia could soon find itself under new ownership of a public-private partnership. Photo: dimnikolov/flickr.com

Bulgarian capital Sofia named European Capital of Sport 2018

October 14, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgarian capital city Sofia has been named European Capital of Sport 2018, the municipality said on October 14. The decision was taken at a meeting o ...

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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 to ...


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    Spirited Ludogorets loses on Champions League debut
    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 football championship. Missing key players both […]

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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 […]