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A Heartfelt Farewell to Bucharest’s Iconic Stadium

The first match I attended in Giulesti was on November 23, 2006. It was a rainy and cold autumn evening in Bucharest and Rapid hosted the Czech side Mladá Boleslav for an unattractive League Europe group stage game.

The football was not great and the game ended up in a boring 1-1 draw, but I became a Giulesti regular from that day on.

Romania's Cirstea through to BNP Paribas Open second qualifying round

Romanian tennis player Sorana Cirstea defeated US's Danielle Lao 6-3 6-4 in the first qualifying round of the women's singles event at the 9,035,428-USD BNP Paribas Open tournament in Indian Wells (California). The 28-year-old Cirstea, world number 98, prevailed in one hour and 15 minutes over 27-year-old Lao, world number 153.

Bulgaria Has to Work More For the European Football Requirements

Sofia, Plovdiv, Varna and Burgas are the only Bulgarian cities that can host matches at the two football championships for which Bulgaria, Romania, Greece and Serbia are preparing. Representatives of the four countries met today in Boyana.

The Sports Ministers of Bulgaria, Romania, Greece and Serbia Will Meet in Sofia

Sports ministers and representatives of the football federations of Bulgaria, Romania, Greece and Serbia will hold a workshop in Sofia on February 25th, reported the Bulgarian National Television.

The host of the meeting is the Bulgarian Football Union and Boyana National Football Base.

Confirmed: National Stadium to be built in Belgrade

A few months ago, Serbian officials announced that Serbia would build a stadium with a capacity of around 60,000 seats, that would meet the conditions for hosting the biggest football competitions, such as the finals of the Champions League and Europa League, but also European and world championships.

Romania's Halep advances to Qatar Total Open singles final

World number three and top seed Simona Halep of Romania on Friday advanced to the women's singles final of the 916,131-USD Qatar Total Open tennis tournament after defeating Ukrainian Elina Svitolina, world number seven, 6-3 3-6 6-4, as she was led 4-1 in the deciding set.

Tennis: Halep defeats Pliskova and Romania's Fed Cup team leads Czech team 2-1

Romanian tennis player Simona Halep, WTA's 3rd, defeated Karolina Pliskova (WTA's 5th), in three sets, 6-4, 5-7, 6-4, on Sunday, and Romania's Fed Cup team leads the Czech Republic team with 2-1 after the first three matches of the meeting taking place in Ostrava, in the World Group quarterfinals.

Halep won after 2 hours and 37 minutes.

Tennis: Halep, Buzarnescu, Begu, Bogdan, Niculescu - Romania's Fed Cup team against Czech Republic

Romanian tennis players Simona Halep (WTA's 3rd), Mihaela Buzarnescu (WTA's 28th), Irina Camelia Begu (WTA's 71st), Ana Bogdan (WTA's 99th) and Monica Niculescu (WTA's 100th) were invited by Florin Segarceanu, the non-playing captain of Romania's Fed Cup team to play against the Czech Republic's team, in the first round of the World Group.

NSI: Bulgarians' Trips Abroad Increase 4.2% YoY in December 2018

In December 2018, Bulgarians made 478,400 trips abroad, 4.2% more than in the same month of the previous year, the National Statistical Institute (NSI) said. An increase was registered in the trips to Serbia, Turkey, Macedonia, Romania, Germany and Greece.

Serbia, Greece, Bulgaria, Romania To Jointly Bid For Hosting Euro-2028 Or World Cup-2030

Serbia, Greece, Bulgaria and Romania will create a joint organizing committee to apply for hosting the European FootballChampionship in 2028 or the World Cup in 2030, Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic said Saturday.


Earlier in the day, Belgrade hosted a meeting between the prime ministers of Greece, Romania, Bulgaria and the Serbian president.

Balkan countries to prepare joint soccer bid

The leaders of Greece, Bulgaria, Romania and Serbia have agreed to form a commission to prepare a joint bid to host soccer's European Championship in 2028 or the World Cup in 2030.