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Football: Drogba to receive UEFA President's Award

ISTANBUL  Former Chelsea forward Didier Drogba has been picked as the recipient of the 2020 UEFA President’s Award, the European football association announced Tuesday. "Didier is a hero to millions of...

Tennis: Djokovic advances in French Open

ISTANBUL Serbia's Novak Djokovic beat Daniel Elahi Galan from Colombia on Saturday to qualify for the fourth round of the French Open in Paris. The world’s top-ranked player won easily in...

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: Leicester City beat Arsenal 1-0 in London

ISTANBUL Leicester City defeated Arsenal 1-0 Sunday on matchday six of the English Premier League. Turkish international Cengiz Under provided an assist to forward Jamie Vardy in the 80th minute at...

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...

Brazilian superstar Neymar expected to return in Jan

ANKARA Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) superstar Neymar is expected to return to the game in January, after the New Year, the club announced Saturday. In a statement, the French football powerhouse said...

NBA: Nets extend winning streak to 7 games

ANKARA The Brooklyn Nets extended their winning streak to seven games with a 127-118 win over the Sacramento Kings late Tuesday. Nets superstar James Harden, whose main position is shooting guard,...

Turkish wrestler Kerem Kamal marches to Tokyo Olympics

ANKARA  Turkish wrestler Kerem Kamal on Saturday bagged the ticket for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. The Turkish Olympic Committee (TMOK) said on Twitter that Kamal clinched his Tokyo quota, beating...

Whole Arsenal management decided to drop Ozil: Manager

ANKARA Turkish-born German midfielder Mesut Ozil was left out of the squad of the English football club Arsenal after a decision made by the management of the club, Arsenal manager...

Football: Leipzig trounce Mainz 8-0 to set club record

ANKARA German football club RB Leipzig hammered Mainz 8-0 in Saturday's Bundesliga match to set club record. Leipzig's German star Timo Werner made a hat-trick at the Red Bull Arena as...

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'Emerging markets won't suffer from current account deficits post-COVID'

ANKARA Imports have already surpassed pre-crisis levels in all major emerging markets but most trade deficits have not expanded due to booming exports, according to...

Thousands protest in Madrid against pardoning jailed Catalan leaders

OVIEDO, Spain Around 25,000 people poured into the streets of Madrid on Sunday to protest the Spanish government’s impending move to pardon several jailed Catalan...

Accused terrorist nabbed while trying to enter Turkey

ANKARA  A terrorist wanted with a red notice was among a dozen people arrested while trying to enter Turkey, said the National Defense Ministry on...

Mortar kills 5 civilians in Afghanistan

KABUL, Afghanistan A mortar shell fired by Taliban hit a residence in Afghanistan’s Lagman province killed five civilians, according to Afghan Army.The 201st Selab Corps...

UAE, Rwanda ban flights from Uganda due to rise in COVID-19 cases

KAMPALA, Uganda The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Rwanda have banned with immediate effect all flights from Uganda due to reports of rising COVID-19 cases...