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Turkey's women volleyball team start Olympics with win over China

ANKARA Turkish women's volleyball team won their first game at the Tokyo Olympics on Sunday. Turkey sealed a 3-0 victory in Pool B against China by winning in straight sets, 21-25,...

2020 Tokyo Olympics officially starts with opening ceremony

ANKARA The Olympic Games started with the opening ceremony in a near-empty National Stadium in the Japanese capital Tokyo in the shadow of COVID-19 on Friday.  Athletes from 205 participating countries...

Turkey beat Norway 3-0 in great start to WC quals

ANKARA The Turkish national team maintained their impressive start to the European Qualifiers for the 2022 FIFA World Cup after hammering Norway 3-0 on Saturday. Turkey's Ozan Tufan gave the visitors...

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...

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Turkish president, UN chief discuss ways to end crisis caused by Russia-Ukraine war

ANKARA The Turkish president and UN secretary-general on Monday spoke over phone and discussed initiatives aimed at resolving the ongoing crisis caused by the Russia-Ukraine...

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Russia becomes China’s largest oil supplier

ANKARA Russia has surpassed Saudi Arabia to become China's largest oil supplier, as refiners bought up Russian crude oil offered at a huge discount...

EU, Egypt agree on partnership priorities until 2027

BRUSSELS The EU and Egypt have agreed on the partnership priorities guiding their relationship until 2027. The Association Council of the European Union and Egypt...

Syria's Tal Rifat surrounded with tunnels by YPG/PKK terrorists

TAL RIFAT, Syria / ANKARA The YPG/PKK terror group is using a sophisticated network of tunnels in the Tal Rifat district in northern Syria to...