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a football on a green football soccer pitch
October 14, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria closed its European football championships qualifying campaign with a 2-0 victory over Azerbaijan in Sofia on October 13, but that was scant consolation given the high hopes at the […]

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FIFA suspends Blatter, Platini

October 8, 2015, by VOANews

The ethics committee of football’s (soccer) governing body FIFA has suspended embattled President Sepp Blatter and his potential successor for 9 ...


Strong security measures in Albania ahead of football match against Serbia

October 7, 2015, by Independent Balkan News Agency

The football match between Albania and Serbia, to be played on October 8 2015 in Elbasan, has led to a series of strong security measures by police. ...

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2015 Sofia Marathon to be held on October 4

October 2, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

The annual Sofia Marathon will be held on October 4 2015, starting at 10am from Vassil Levski national stadium. The distances include a 3km fun run, a ...

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    Dimitrov knocked out in US Open second round
    September 3, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Grigor Dimitrov lost in the second round of the US Open against Kazakhstan’s Mikhail Kukushkin in a five-set marathon that went on for three hours and 38 minutes and ended […]

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    PAOK confirm signing of ex-United striker Berbatov
    September 2, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Former Tottenham and Manchester United striker Dimitar Berbatov has joined Greek football team PAOK, the club said on September 2. Berbatov, 34, was released by Monaco after his contract expired […]

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    Dimitrov powers through in US Open first round
    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 […]

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    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, 6-7, 5-7 despite going two breaks up in each […]

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    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 the bid for an increasingly expensive event. […]

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