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Turkish weightlifters claim gold at European Championships

 Turkish weightlifters Cansu Bektaş and Gamze Altun clinched gold medals in the women's 45-kilogram category on the first day of the European Weightlifting Championships in Sofia, Bulgaria.

Bektaş lifted 75 kilograms in the snatch, securing Turkey's first gold medal of the championship. Meanwhile, Altun lifted 92 kilograms in the clean and jerk to claim her gold medal.

Bulgarian Gymnast Boryana Kaleyn: №1 In The European Ranking!

Boryana Kaleyn, the European champion from Baku in 2023, is the Female Gymnast of the Year in the European Gymnastics ranking. This is the second distinction for the Bulgarian gymnast, who also claimed the top spot in 2021.

Bulgaria Completes Approval Process for Euro Coin Designs (PHOTOS)

The Bulgarian National Bank (BNB) has marked a significant milestone in the nation's journey towards full integration into the Eurozone by finalizing the approval of the design for Bulgarian euro coins.

This crucial step underscores Bulgaria's readiness to adopt the euro as its official currency and represents a pivotal moment in the country's preparations for Eurozone membership.

Bulgarian Basketball Player Aleksandar Vezenkov Back In Play After Injury

Aleksandar Vezenkov, who was declared the Athlete of Bulgaria for 2023, returned to play for his team, the Sacramento Kings. After an ankle injury, Vezenkov did not play for 16 days.

"The Kings", however, suffered a defeat with a score of 120:133 as hosts against the team with the weakest performance of the season - the Detroit Pistons.

Bansko Makes History: Hosts FIS World Cup in Alpine Skiing 2024

Bulgaria is set to make history by hosting both alpine skiing and snowboarding World Cup events in the upcoming 2023/2024 season. The FIS calendar has confirmed Bansko, awarded Bulgaria's Best Ski Resort by the World Ski Awards, as the venue for the prestigious competitions.

Bulgarian Chess Maestro Antoaneta Stefanova Secures Silver in European Rapid Championship

In a dazzling display of strategic prowess, Antoaneta Stefanova secured a silver medal at the European Rapid Chess Championship held in Monte Carlo. The seasoned Bulgarian chess grandmaster showcased her skills in 11 intense games, where competitors grappled with a time constraint of 15 minutes per move, plus an additional 10 seconds.

Nurgyul Salimova Misses World Chess Medal by Half a Point

Nurgyul Salimova, representing Bulgaria, clinched the fourth position at the World Rapid Chess Championship in Samarkand, Uzbekistan. This three-day event showcased Salimova's prowess as she garnered 8 points out of 11 in an intense battle of wits.

Serbia draw with Bulgaria to secure historic EURO berth

LESKOVAC - The Serbia men's national football team has secured a historic EURO berth by drawing 2-2 with Bulgaria in the last EURO 2024 Group G qualifying game in Leskovac, southern Serbia, on Sunday.

The national team will play at EURO 2024 in Germany for the first time under its present name and also for the first time since 2000.

Serbia lose to Belgium in football friendly

LEUVEN - The Serbia men's national football team lost 1-0 to Belgium away in a friendly on Wednesday evening.

The match was to take place in Brussels but was moved to Leuven due to bad weather and played before empty stands.

Bulgarian Female Chess Players Triumph Over Serbia in European Team Championship

The female chess players from the Bulgarian national team defeated Serbia with 3:1 points in the fifth round of the European Team Championship in the Montenegro city of Budva.

The Bulgarian women, who still have no loss, played the match very correctly tactically and managed to take advantage on the second and third boards through Nurgyul Salimova and Viktoria Radeva.