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Bulgaria could delay next season's start after coronavirus surge

10 Jul 2020

SOFIA The Bulgarian Football Union (BFU) may delay the start of the next domestic season, scheduled for July 24, after coronavirus infections at several clubs surged, its medical commission said on Friday.

Fans break distancing rules at Bulgarian Cup final

01 Jul 2020

SOFIA Thousands of fans broke social distancing rules in the stands as Lokomotiv Plovdiv beat CSKA Sofia 5-3 on penalties on Wednesday to win the Bulgarian Cup for a second consecutive year.

CSKA 1948 aim for new heights after rapid rise

29 Jun 2020

SOFIA CSKA 1948, founded four years ago after a dispute at Bulgaria's most successful club CSKA Sofia, will know they have hit the big time in their maiden Bulgarian top-flight game next month.

Ludogorets continue dominance with ninth straight Bulgarian title

21 Jun 2020

RAZGRAD, Bulgaria Ludogorets continued their dominance of Bulgarian football by winning their ninth successive league title on Sunday with four games to spare by beating visitors Beroe Stara Zagora 2-1.

Bulgarian top tier resumes amid coronavirus rules violations

05 Jun 2020

SOFIA The Bulgarian league resumed on Friday after an almost three-month break due to the novel coronavirus pandemic with fans allowed at stadiums but many of them violated the rule for occupying every third seat in the stands.

Parolled Australian fears re-arrest in Bulgaria, seeks new trial

30 May 2020

SOFIA An Australian ex-soldier, released on parole after being convicted of a street murder in Bulgaria in 2009, fears he will be rearrested if he tries to leave the country and is now seeking a new trial to try to clear his name.

White tigers charm visitors as Sofia Zoo reopens after coronavirus shutdown

15 May 2020

SOFIA Two white tigers have made their first public appearance at the Sofia Zoo, which has reopened after being closed for two months because of the coronavirus.

Bulgarian league to resume on June 5, following season to start on July 25

07 May 2020

SOFIA Bulgaria's top division will resume after the COVID-19 stoppage on June 5 without spectators in a shortened format, which would allow the league season to be completed within a month, the country's football union (BFU) said on Thursday.

Football: Bulgarian clubs to resume training within days, sources say

05 May 2020

SOFIA Bulgaria's top soccer clubs will resume training within a few days for the first time since the coronavirus stoppage, two sources familiar with the matter told Reuters on Tuesday.

Easing lockdown measures, Bulgaria to allow movement outside local communities

03 May 2020

SOFIA Bulgaria plans to lift a ban on people travelling outside their local communities next week as it begins easing coronavirus restrictions, Prime Minister Boyko Borissov said on Sunday.

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