The coach of Bulgaria’s Ludogorets Razgrad was extremely emotional after the 3:3 draw with Lazio, which qualified the Bulgarians for the next round of the Europa League.
“In matches like this, one can die. It was a crazy, crazy game and my own emotions passed through completely opposite stages. My players are absolute heroes”, Stoycho Stoev said after the game. Read more
Bulgaria’s tennis player Grigor Dimitrov qualified for the semifinal of the tennis tournament in Acapulco.
At the quarter finals he won against the Latvian Ernests Glubis by 4:6, 7:6 (2), 7:5 in a two and a half hour-long match.
At the semifinal Dimitrov will face the number seven in the world rankings Andy Murray.
Bulgarian football champion Ludogorets Razgrad made it to the 1/8 finals of the Europa League after a dramatic match with Lazio at the Vasil Levski stadium in Sofia.
The match, played in front of a crowd of some 30 000 fans, ended in a 3:3 draw and gave the Bulgarian team a 4:3 aggregate from the two legs.
Ludogorets fell behind as early as the 40th second of the match following a goal by Keita from the left-wing. The rest of the first half passed under the domination of the away team, while the Bulgarians looked rather out of their usual form. Read more
Bulgaria’s tennis player Grigor Dimitrov beat Cypriot Marcos Baghdatis 6:1, 6:4 in the second round of the ATP tournament in Acapulco, Mexico.
This was Dimitrov’s 5th win over Baghdatis in their 6 meetings, in a match which lasted just 1 hour. The win means Dimitrov will earn 90 points for the world rankings, which could put him back in the top 20. Read more
Bulgaria’s government will give BGN 35 M for the reconstruction of the Winter Palace in the capital Sofia.
The money will be made available to the Ministry of Youth and Sports, as agreed on Tuesday’s plenary session of the parliament. Read more