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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...

Argentine football legend Maradona dies at 60

ISTANBUL Football legend Diego Armando Maradona died Wednesday, suffering cardiac arrest at home in Tigre, Argentina. Argentine football legend underwent successful surgery on Nov. 4 for a blood clot in his...

Galatasaray upset fans, drawing with 10-man Kayserispor

ANKARA Galatasaray drew with 10-man Hes Kablo Kayserispor 1-1 in a Turkish Super Lig match in Istanbul on Monday, a disappointing result for the Lions. Galatasaray, the home team of the...

African football head banned for misconduct

ISTANBUL The head of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) was given a five-year ban for abusing his position, football’s world governing body said on Monday. FIFA said in a statement...

Football: Roma forward Dzeko recovers from COVID-19

ISTANBUL Edin Dzeko of Italian football club Roma tested negative for coronavirus, the footballer confirmed on Monday. "Finally, negative! I can’t wait to get back in training with my teammates and...

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Former Senegal football player Diop dies

ANKARA A former Senegalese football player, Papa Bouba Diop, died at the age of 42 on Sunday. "FIFA is saddened to learn of the passing of...

Prominent Muslim leader Layama dies at 63 in CAR

ANKARA Imam Oumar Kobine Layama, a prominent Muslim leader from the Central African Republic, passed away on Saturday evening, according to local news outlets. Layama, president...

Turkey: PKK terrorist surrenders to security forces

ANKARA One more PKK/KCK terrorist surrendered to Turkish security forces, the country’s Interior Ministry announced on Sunday. According to a statement by the ministry, the terrorist...

UN special envoy for Syria: No deadline in Geneva talks

GENEVA The UN special envoy for Syria has said peace talks will start Monday in Geneva but without a set deadline for outcomes. Geir Pedersen said...

Pakistan ruling party says 'will not recognize Israel'

ANKARA Pakistan’s ruling party on Sunday said the country will not recognize Israel. "Pakistan will not recognize Israel until we get a just and fair settlement...