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Fenerbahce suffer shock defeat to Yeni Malatyaspor

By Muhammed Enes Calli ANKARA Fenerbahce suffered a shock 3-0 loss to Yeni Malatyaspor in the Super Lig on Saturday. Adem Buyuk converted a penalty to score the opener while the away...

Besiktas beat Fenerbahce, break 15-year Kadikoy spell

ANKARA Istanbul's Besiktas won against city rivals Fenerbahce 4-3 in Sunday's Turkish Super Lig derby to end their 15-year-jinx in Kadikoy. Visitors Besiktas last beat Fenerbahce in the Yellow Canaries' home,...

Lewis Hamilton wins 7th Formula 1 title

ISTANBUL Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton secured the 2020 Formula 1 title in the Turkish Grand Prix with a first-place finish at Intercity Istanbul Park on Sunday. Having sealed seventh F1 title in...

Turkish Grand Prix dominated by former F1 driver Massa

ISTANBUL A former Brazilian Formula 1 driver, Felipe Massa won the Turkish Grand Prix three times in history as Turkey has hosted seven races so far. The organizers previously revised the...

Turkish athletes dominate Istanbul Half Marathon

ISTANBUL Turkish runners Sezgin Atac and Fatma Demir clinched the 15th edition of the Istanbul Half Marathon, an annual road running event that hosted 47 elite athletes this year. Atac finished...

Football: Turkish Super Lig to kick-off in September

ANKARA  The 2020-2021 Turkish Super Lig season will start on Sept. 11 and end on May 16. The Turkish Football Federation (TFF) said that the Super Lig clubs will be able...

Istanbul to host 2021 UEFA Champions League final

ANKARA The 2019-20 UEFA Champions League season will be completed with a 'Final 8' format as this year's final match will take place in Portugal's Lisbon on Aug 23. The top-flight...

UEFA bans Trabzonspor from European competitions

ANKARA  UEFA has banned Turkey's Trabzonspor from its club competitions for one year for failing to meet the financial targets, the European football's governing body said on Wednesday. "The CFCB ...

'So wrong': Turkish coach slams Super Lig restart plan

SIVAS, Turkey A head coach in Super Lig slammed on Sunday the plans to restart the Turkish football league in June, saying the development is "so wrong." "Footballers were given a...

No plans to cancel Europa League: UEFA chief

ISTANBUL There is no current plan to cancel the Europa League football competition that was suspended because of the coronavirus pandemic, UEFA President Aleksander Ceferin said Saturday.   Ceferin told beIN Sports...

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ANKARA The European Medicine Agency (EMA) on Friday authorized the US' Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine for use in children aged 12-17. The EMA "has recommended granting an...

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2020 Tokyo Olympics officially starts with opening ceremony

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Afghanistan recalls ambassador from Pakistan over kidnapping incident

KABUL, Afghanistan Afghanistan recalled its ambassador from Pakistan days after the envoy's daughter was abducted and “severely tortured” in the capital Islamabad, Afghan officials...

Army retakes town from al-Shabaab terrorists in central Somalia

MOGADISHU, Somalia Somali security forces on Sunday retook a town in the country’s central Mudug region from terrorist group al-Shabaab, officials said. "The Gorgor commandos of...