Bulgaria's Daniel Georgiev was named Man of the World 2019 at the finals night of the 3rd Annual Man of the World pageant held at the Filoil Flying V Centre in San Juan City on Thursday.
Georgiev, a model from Sofia, the largest and capital city of Bulgaria, was crowned by Man of the World 2018 Cao Xuân Tài of Vietnam.
Romanian tennis players Jaqueline Cristian and Elena-Gabriela Ruse on Friday qualified for the semifinals of the doubles event at BRD Bucharest Open, after defeating 6-3, 1-6, 13-11 the pair made of Andreea Mitu and Lara Arruabarrena from Spain. Cristian and Ruse defeated the 3rd seeded pair in 1 hour and 23 minutes.
Romanian tennis players Irina Begu and Patricia Tig will perform on Friday, on the Centre Court of the BNR Arenas, in the quarterfinals of the 250,000-USD BRD Bucharest Open tennis tournament, which takes place at the BNR Arenas in Bucharest. Irina Begu, WTA's 112th, will face off 6th seed of the tournament German Laura Siegemund in the second event of the day to be held on the Centre Court.
Romanian pairings Irina Begu/Raluca Olaru and Jaqueline Cristian/Gabriela Ruse on Wednesday advanced to quarter-finals of the women's doubles event of the 250,000-USD BRD Bucharest Open tennis tournament at the BNR Arenas in Bucharest. N.1 Begu-Olaru prevailed over Giorgia Marchetti (Italy)/Laura Pigossi (Brazil) 6-4 6-2 in 66 minutes.
Romanian tennis player Irina Camelia Begu (WTA's 112) on Wednesday qualified for the quarterfinals of the BRD Bucharest Open tournament, equipped with total prizes worth 250,000 US dollars and hosted by the BNR Arenas in the Capital City, after defeating in the round of sixteen Slovenian Kaja Juvan (world's no. 111), 6-4, 6-3.
Prime Minister Viorica Dancila stated that the Government's Internship Programme has reached maturity and called on the young participants to keep their "enthusiasm, curiosity" and to be happy with the work they will carry out. The seventh edition of the Government's Internship Programme was officially launched on Wednesday at the Victoria Palace.
The cyclist's current contract with the Dutch bicycle racing team would expire in 2020, De Telegraaf said on Tuesday.
Roglič, who is one of the hottest cyclists in the market at the moment, will thus continue to race for the Jumbo-Visma team, participating in multi-stage races, including the three major ones - the first one, the Tour of Spain, will take place at the end of summer.
The best Bulgarian tennis player Grigor Dimitrov lost three positions in the ATP world rankings, renewed after the end of the Wimbledon tournament.
28-year-old Dimitrov, who dropped into the first round after an unexpected turnaround with 6: 2, 6: 3, 6: 7 (4), 3: 6, 1: 6 against the debutant Corentin Moutet, ranked 52nd in the rankings.
In the period January-April 2019 Bulgarian exports to the EU grew by 7.3% compared to the same period in 2018 and amounted to BGN 12,749.1 million, according to the National Statistical Institute (NSI). The main trade partners of Bulgaria were Germany, Romania, Italy, Greece, France and Belgium, which accounted for 67.3% of the exports to the EU member states.