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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...

Sports world mourns loss of NBA legend Kobe Bryant

ANKARA Sports world mourned and sent their condolences through social media in the wake of the NBA legend Kobe Bryant and his 13-year-old daughter Gianna's loss in a helicopter crash...

Turkish Super Lig: Galatasaray fall away in title race

ISTANBUL Reigning champs Galatasaray fell away in the title race of the Turkish football league after losing against Goztepe on Saturday.  In a Week 16 match on Saturday, Goztepe beat Galatasaray...

Russia protests anti-doping agency's ban

MOSCOW  The World Anti-Doping Agency's (WADA) decision to ban Russia from major sporting events was widely protested by Russian officials on Monday. Head of the Russian National Olympic Committee Stanislav Pozdnyakov called...

Football: Turkey beat Andorra 2-0

ANKARA  Turkey successfully concluded their EURO 2020 qualifying stages with a 2-0 victory Sunday over Andorra. The team managed to take three points by defeating Andorra at the National Stadium in...

Football: Turkey draw Iceland 0-0, bag EURO 2020 ticket

ANKARA  Turkish national football team advanced to the UEFA EURO 2020 finals after goalless tie against Iceland Thursday evening in Group H qualifying match. The match in Ali Sami Yen Sports...

Galatasaray to face Real Madrid in Champions League

ANKARA Spanish giants Real Madrid will host Turkish club Galatasaray in a week-four game of UEFA Champions League on Wednesday. Europe's most prestigious football tournament, UEFA Champions League will kick off...

Football: Fenerbahce stunned by underdogs Kayserispor

ANKARA  Turkish Super Lig title contenders Fenerbahce were stunned by Istikbal Mobilya Kayserispor in a 1-0 away loss Sunday. Kayserispor's Turkish forward Umut Bulut scored the match’s only goal in the...

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Turkish president, Italian premier speak over phone

ANKARA Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan spoke to Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte over the phone, according to Turkey’s Communications Directorate on Tuesday.  During the phone...

Turkish, Greek military delegations begin NATO talks

ANKARA A NATO technical meeting between Turkish and Greek military delegations began Tuesday at the alliance headquarters to discuss methods for reducing risks of incidents...

Top Turkish diplomat meets with Libyan vice premier

ANKARA  Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu on Tuesday met with Libya’s deputy prime minister. Cavusoglu said on Twitter that he had a "productive meeting" with Ahmed...

Controversial law-breaking UK bill passes 1st hurdle

LONDON A controversial British bill passed its first legislative hurdle on Monday with a vote of 340-263, a margin of victory of 77.Thirty MPs from...

Libya: 24 migrants die as boat sinks off Libyan coast

GENEVA At least 24 people died when a rubber boat carrying irregular migrants sank Tuesday on the Mediterranean Sea near Libya, according to the International...