Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson has defended Dimitar Berbatov on the striker's return to Old Trafford with Fulham.
Ferguson has argued that the Bulgarian forward's stay at Old Trafford was a success, even though he was used as a fourth-choice striker last season.
"I don't think Dimitar was a failure here," said Ferguson ahead of Saturday's FA Cup fourth-round tie against Fulham, according to the Daily Mail.
"But I can see why he would polarise opinion. Some people like...
The "A" sector of the emblematic football field "Georgi Asparuhov" in Sofia will be demolished in a controlled explosion Sunday afternoon.
Over 300 kilos of explosives will be used in the operation, which is scheduled for 4:30 pm.
The football field is used for the host games and training practices of one of the top football teams in Sofia and in Bulgaria – Football Club "Levski."
The explosion will take about 10 to 15 minutes, but there will be significant dust and debris....
Bulgarian heavyweight boxer Kubrat Pulev may not have to face another opponent before his eagerly anticipated fight with IBF/IBO/WBA/WBO heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko.
Pulev is likely to be automatically installed as the mandatory challenger by the International Boxing Federation, according to boxingnews24.com.
The website says that British heavyweight Tyson Fury (20-0, 14 KO's) is willing to fight with 41-year-old Tony Thompson. Fury "obviously is going to take that fight if he...
Best Bulgarian male tennis player Grigor Dimitrov has qualified for the second round of the Monte-Carlo Rolex Masters doubles.
Dimitrov and his Belarusian partner Max Mirnyi defeated Croatia’s Marin Draganja and Finland’s Henri Kontinen 6:1, 6:3 in less than an...
Bulgaria's Ivet Lalova, who triumphed in the 100 m sprint at the European Championship in Helsinki on Thursday, made it easily to the 200 semifinals the next day.
The Bulgarian finished third after clocking 23.58 for the 200, which had the first heats on Friday.
The 28-year-old Bulgarian sprinter ran the 100m in 11.28 seconds, leaving behind Ukraine's Olesya Povh (11.32) and Lithuania's Lina Grincikaite.
Lalova, widely known as the fastest white woman, has obviously come back to her...
Bulgaria's top male tennis player Grigor Dimitrov defeated Frenchman Nicolas Mahut 7-6(3), 6-4 in the third round of the AEGON Championships at Queens Club in London.
Mahut broke the 21-year-old Bulgarian early on, but Dimitrov fought back to win the difficult first set.
The talented youngster was much more energetic than his opponent in the second set, easing to the quarter-finals where he will meet ninth seed Kevin Anderson.
Anderson overcame fifth seed Feliciano Lopez 7-6 (12/10)...
Bulgaria's best swimmer Petar Stoychev earned a berth to London 2012 with a bronze medal finish Sunday in the men's 10-kilometre race at the FINA Olympic Marathon Swimming qualifier.
Tunisia's Oussama Mellouli won the gold medal in one hour 45 minutes 18.5 seconds. Canadian Richard Weinberger followed in 1:45:30.2 and Petar Stoychev was third in 1:45:34.1.
This will be the second time that Petar Stoychev will compete in the Olympic marathon swimming. In the previous games in Beijing in...
Bulgaria's Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, officially opened Saturday the brand-new Sofia sports facility "Armeets Arena.
The Mayor of Sofia, Yordanka Fandakova, and the Minister of Sports and Youth, Svilen Neykov, also attended the ceremony. They all watched the first ever sports competition to be held in the hall – a friendly game between the men national volleyball teams of Bulgaria and Serbia.
On Friday, the organizers of the opening ceremony took journalists on a 52-meter-high...
The Sofia City Hall is making plans to have, for the first time in many years, a brand new park in the Vazrazhdane (Revival) district.
The park, on 23 decares, will also boast a full sports complex, Mayor, Iordanka Fandakova, announced at a press conference to present projects for new sports facilities in the city.
The new park will have five fields – a large one - 36x66 meters, and four smaller ones – 20x40 meters, two tennis courts, a field for beach football and volleyball, a field for...
Bulgaria's best male tennis player Grigor Dimitrov will climb in the world's top 200 after winning the Geneva Challenger ATP Cup Sunday.
Dimitrov won the contest by beating Spainard Pablo Andujar (ranked 118) 6:2, 4:6, 6:4.
This will bring the Bulgarian player 80 points for the world ranking, bringing him to about number 190.
Beginning of this week Dimitrov was ranked 245th, which was his personal record to...