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Bulgaria's Current Account Surplus Narrowed to EUR 2.61 Billion

Bulgaria's current account surplus narrowed to 2.61 billion euro ($2.97 billion) in the first ten months of 2018, compared to 3.68 billion euro in the same period of 2017, the central bank said on Tuesday.

Balkan 2030 World Cup bid is Realistic, Says Bulgarian Sports Minister

A bid by Balkan countries to host the 2030 soccer World Cup would have a realistic chance because the governments of Bulgaria, Greece, Serbia and Romania would offer support for the joint candidature, Bulgaria's Sports Minister Krasen Kralev said on Wednesday, reports Reuters. 

What did Bulgarians Google in 2018?

December 12, Sofia - Today Google announced the 2018 search results, a list of the most searched terms, which presents a unique perspective on the important moments and trends of the past year.

VAR to be Introduced in Bulgarian Football in 3 Years, Announced the Head of BFU

The video replay system will be introduced at the latest in three years in the Bulgarian Football Championship. This was stated by the Vice-President of BFA Atanas Furnadjiev. He also talked about the claims of CSKA Sofia to the executive director of the headquarters Borislav Popov.

Grigor Dimitrov Clarifies his Statement About Sofia Open

Staged at the Arena Armeec Sofia, the ATP 250 event in the Bulgarian capital of Sofia has been in the calendar since 2016, with Roberto Bautista Agut, Grigor Dimitrov and Mirza Basic lifting the trophy in the first three editions. As was expected, Grigor Dimitrov was in the spotlight every year there, playing or not, as by far the most accomplished Bulgarian male player ever an

Kubrat Pulev Signs Multi-year Deal One of the Largest Promotion Agencies

Top Rank has signed former heavyweight world title challenger Kubrat Pulev (26-1, 13 KOs) to a co-promotional deal, according to ESPN. It's a multi-year deal for the 37-year-old Pulev, who is currently the mandatory challenger to International Boxing Federation heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua.

Grigor Dimitrov: I will not Play in Sofia, this is a Private Tournament

Grigor Dimitrov spoke for the first time about his eventual participation in Sofia Open 2019. Unfortunately, however, Bulgaria's number one tennis player admitted that the decision was not to participate in the Arena Armeec competition, reports Sportal. 

Bulgaria's Olympic Champion Boxing Coach Petar Lesov Suspended

Bulgaria's Olympic champion boxing coach Petar Lesov was Monday barred from ringside in the ongoing women's World Championship, while his ward Stanimira Petrova accused judges of "corruption" after a hard-fought pre-quarterfinal loss to India's Sonia Chahal (57kg) here, reports Devdiscourse. 

Goalkeeper Petkov Becomes Bulgaria's Oldest Player in Disappointing 1-1 Draw with Cyprus

Goalkeeper Georgi Petkov became the oldest player to represent Bulgaria after starting their Nations League match against Cyprus on Friday.

Petkov, aged 42 years, eight months and two days, also became the oldest European keeper to play in an international match.


Born in 1976, Slavia Sofia's Petkov last played for Bulgaria in a friendly against Switzerland in 2009.