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Balkan Insight’s Week in Pictures

A horse statue of 16th-century King of Bohemia and Hungary Ferdinand I, is silhouetted by the setting sun at St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Cathedral in the city of Oradea in north-west Romania. Photo: EPA-EFE/ZSOLT CZEGLEDI HUNGARY OUT

For Kosovo, England Match More than Just Football

While Sterling and Co were met with monkey chants and Nazi salutes from the terraces in Sofia, Bulgaria, last month, they face being feted as heroes by the home fans in Kosovo on Sunday, where Britain remains revered for its role in 11 weeks of NATO air strikes that drove out Serbian forces two decades ago and for its work in cementing Kosovo statehood since the territory declared independence

Bulgarian Paralympic Team wins two Gold on Day 1 of Dubai 2019 World Para Championship

As of last night Bulgaria has its first two world champions from the Dubai 2019 World Para Championship. Ruzhdi Ruzdhi and Hristiyan Stoykov won the gold in the shot put and 1,500 m run respectively. They are part of the official team of the Bulgarian Paralympic Federation led by Iliya Lalov.

Then and Now: The Lost Promise of 1989

This is the latest in a series of articles on the legacy of the fall of the Iron Curtain 30 years ago. See more.

These dynamics were on full display last month in the qualifying rounds for the Euro 2020 soccer tournament, where a match between England and Bulgaria became a contest between two fundamentally different notions of European identity.

Kosovo Promises No Racist Abuse at England Match

"We have worked hard with our fan community to have a pro-Western approach and sporting behavior with opponents, including respect and warm hospitality. We are an example in the Balkan region, with no excesses, nationalist or racist chants," said Eroll Salihu, secretary-general of the Kosovo Football Federation.

President Rumen Radev: Bulgaria Mustn't Be Generalised as a Racist State

We must not allow а generalisation of Bulgaria as a racist state, President Rumen Radev told reporters, referring to the allegations of racism directed at the state, following the football game between the national teams of Bulgaria and England, Focus News Agency reported.

Bulgaria Faces a Serious Penalty by UEFA

The Bulgarian government on October 15 demanded the resignation of the President of the Bulgarian Football Union Borislav Mihailov. This happened hours after the Bulgaria-England football match, which was halted twice because of racist chantings at Vasil Levski Stadium last night. The Bulgarian national team lost 0:6.

Bulgaria Demands Football Boss Resign over Racist Abuse

Bulgaria's Prime Minister Boyko Borissov on Tuesday ordered the Ministry of Sport to cut all ties with the Bulgarian Football Union, including state funding, until the president of the national football association, Borislav Mihaylov, resigns.

Slovenia win another EuroVolley silver as they lose to Serbia

After making an improbable run in the home arena in Ljubljana, beating the European champions Russia and world champions Poland in the process, Slovenia had to concede to Serbia even though they won the first set.

Bulgaria Will Participate in the first UEFA eEURO 2020

Bulgaria has declared participation for the first ever e-European Championship - UEFA eEURO 2020. Thus, native fans will have the opportunity to represent their country at the finals of the gaming tournament and try their luck at UEFA eEURO 2020.

Lucky Greece made every single point count

The men's national volleyball team secured the most unlikely of qualifications to the knockout stages of the European Championship on Wednesday, earning the ticket to the last 16 of the tournament having conceded just one point less than Portugal in a story that seemed taken straight out of a Jules Verne book.

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