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Football: Kasimpasa’s head coach Buz resigns

By Emre Asikci ISTANBUL (AA) - Turkish Super Lig side Kasimpasa’s head coach Irfan Buz on Friday confirmed that he has parted ways with the club only two weeks after...

Europa League: Napoli beat Croatia’s Rijeka 2-0

ISTANBUL  - Napoli beat Croatia's HNK Rijeka 2-0 late Thursday in a UEFA Europa League matchday four encounter at Naples' Stadio San Paolo. Napoli took the lead with an own...

Euroleague: Anadolu Efes beat Crvena Zvezda 75-64

ISTANBUL Anadolu Efes defeated Serbian side Crvena Zvezda 75-64 in a Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Round 11 game Thursday. Playing at Belgrade's Aleksandar Nikolic Hall, Efes' Shane Larkin was the highest scorer...

Diego Maradona: left-wing political champion

BOGOTA, Colombia - The world is mourning the passing of Argentine soccer legend Diego Armando Maradona, who died of heart failure on Nov. 25.  Coincidentally, four years earlier on the...

Warriors granted disabled player exception for Thompson

ISTANBUL - The Golden State Warriors were granted a disabled player exception worth $9.3 million for Klay Thompson, said an NBA insider Thursday. "The Golden State Warriors have been granted...

Huge crowds bid farewell to Maradona amid clashes

BOGOTA, Colombia  - Diego Armando Maradona's funeral experienced moments of tension on Thursday when police clashed with hundreds of fans who impatiently tried to enter the “Casa Rosada,” the...

13 Turkish wrestlers contract COVID-19

ANKARA  As many as 15 coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Turkey's Greco-Roman wrestling team, the Turkish Wrestling Federation announced on Thursday. Among those who tested positive are 13 wrestlers, a...

PROFILE – Diego Maradona: Football icon dies at 60

ISTANBUL Diego Armando Maradona, who is regarded as one of football's greatest players ever, died of heart failure Wednesday at the age of 60 as the world mourned him. Maradona was...

Football legend Maradona died of heart failure: Autopsy

BUENOS AIRES An autopsy of Diego Maradona, who died in Argentina on Wednesday, found the legendary football player's cause of death to be heart failure. According to local media on Thursday,...

Argentina: Tributes pour in after Maradona´s death

BOGOTA, Colombia  The football world across the globe took to social media to pay tribute to Argentine soccer legend Diego Maradona, who died from a heart attack Wednesday.  Pele was one...

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Greek Cypriots alarmed over increase in virus cases

LEFKOSA, Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus Hospitals in the Greek Cypriot administration have been alarmed over the drastic increase of coronavirus cases. Local Phileleftheros daily reported...

US: Online sales on Thanksgiving Day hit record $5.1B

ANKARA US consumers have turned to online shopping on this year's Thanksgiving Day when internet-based sales hit an all-time highest level of $5.1 billion, according...

Super Lig: Trabzonspor seal season's first away win

ANKARA Trabzonspor secured a 1-0 win against Ankaragucu to record their second consecutive victory in the Turkish Super Lig on Friday. Lewis Baker’s powerful free kick...

Syrian graffiti artist pays tribute to Maradona

IDLIB, Syria A Syrian graffiti artist residing in northwestern Idlib city of Syria paid tribute to the legendary football player Maradona, who recently died of...

Over 150 Ghanaians return from Libya: IOM

ANKARA More than 150 Ghanaian migrants have been brought back from Libya through the first charter flight of its kind since COVID-19-related border closures, the...