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An Alley of Bulgaria's Olympic Glory was officially opened on Friday in the town of Sveti Vlas on the Black Sea coast of the country, the Bulgarian Olympic Committee (BOC) said.
The alley, which is located on one of the busiest streets, contains the bas-reliefs of the 48 Bulgarian athletes who have won 52 Olympic gold medals for Bulgaria, the BOC said in a press release.
Brazil and Bulgaria won in the first day of the men's volleyball Olympic qualification in Varna on Friday to battle for one ticket to Tokyo 2020.
South America's reigning Olympic champions beat Puerto Rico 3-0 (25-23, 25-19, 25-19), while the hosts defeated Egypt 3-1 (25-11, 33-31, 19-25, 25-19) in the Palace of Culture and Sports on the Black Sea coast.
The Bulgarian National Bank has registered 90 new Bulgarians with more than 1 million Leva in the bank in the space of just one year, BNR reported.
Data show there are 916 millionaires in the country at this time. Their aggregate wealth amounts to around 2 billion Leva (around 1 billion 22 million euro), Nova TV reports.
Bulgaria's capital Sophia is set to host 2019 World Cadet Wrestling Championship starting on Monday, with 30 young Turkish wrestlers also taking part in the championship.
Wrestlers in under 18 categories will compete for a total of 30 gold medals -- 20 out of them for men's events in Greco-Roman, and freestyle wrestling and 10 others in the women's categories.
Bulgaria have been hit with a partial stadium closure by UEFA after their supporters were found guilty of racist behaviour.
The misconduct took place in their matches against Kosovo and the Czech Republic last month.
The Bulgarian FA will be required to block off 5,000 seats for the visit of Gareth Southgate's side.
Bulgaria will have to close part of its national stadium for European Championship qualifiers against England and the Czech Republic because of fan racism.
UEFA issued the order, saying Bulgarian fans were racially abusive during a 2-1 loss to the Czech Republic and a 3-2 loss to Kosovo last month.
Bulgaria hosts England on Oct. 14 and the Czech Republic on Nov. 17.
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.
On July 8, Prime Minister Boyko Borissov met with the owners of Bulgaria's top three football clubs Ludogorets, CSKA-Sofia and Levski to discuss alleged pressure on referees. The meeting was also attended by Interior Minister Mladen Marinov, Prosecutor General Sotir Tsatsarov and Bulgarian Football Union (BFU) President Borislav Mihailov, reports BNT.
Romania on Monday advanced for the first time to the semi-finals of the European Under-21 football championship, and so qualified for the 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympics, after drawing France 0-0 on Monday evening in a Group C match of the tournament in Italy and San Marino, at the Dino Manuzzi Stadium in Cesena.