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English football club gives saplings to Turkish forests

ANKARA English Premier League club Sheffield United supported a campaign Wednesday to replenish trees burned in forest fires in Turkey's southern province of Hatay.   Sheffield United said on Twitter that it...

Football: Ziraat Turkish Cup draw for last 16 unveiled

ISTANBUL The Ziraat Turkish Cup round of 16 draw was held in Istanbul's Turkish Football Federation Riva Facility on Friday. Fenerbahce will face another Istanbul side Kasimpasa at the former’s home...

LeBron James responds to Zlatan Ibrahimovic on politics

ANKARA  American basketball superstar LeBron James slammed Swedish soccer player Zlatan Ibrahimovic for criticizing him over his political activism. "I like him a lot. He's phenomenal at what he's doing....

EuroLeague: Sasha Vezenkov named week's MVP

ANKARA Sasha Vezenkov was named this week’s Most Valuable Player (MVP) of the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague on Saturday. The forward’s stellar performance in Olympiacos’ 80-84 win against ALBA Berlin in Germany...

Spotify co-founder's offer to buy Arsenal rejected

ANKARA The head of audio streaming app Spotify said his offer to buy Arsenal has been rejected by the owners of the English football club. "This week an offer was made...

Barcelona sign US footballer Sergino Dest

ANKARA Spanish football powerhouse Barcelona on Thursday acquired 19-year-old US right back Sergino Dest from Ajax Amsterdam, a club in the Netherlands. "FC Barcelona and Ajax have reached an agreement for...

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...

Turkey wins gold in European Taekwondo Championships

ANKARA  Turkish female athlete Irem Yaman won gold medal in the European G4 Extra Taekwondo Championships in Italy on Saturday. Turkish Olympic Committee said on Twitter that Yaman beat her British...

Intercontinental marathon kicks off in Istanbul

ISTANBUL The world’s only intercontinental marathon has kicked off on Sunday in Istanbul with attendance of thousands of people including a record number of runners. A total of 63 elite athletes...

Leicester City player: Turkey merit place in EURO 2020

ANKARA  Turkey's National Football Team deserves to play in the upcoming European top-tier international tournament, the EURO 2020, Leicester City's defender Caglar Soyuncu said on Friday. "Turkey will do their best...

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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...