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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...

Australian Open's latest champ Djokovic into last eight

ANKARA Tennis star Novak Djokovic qualified for the 2020 Australian Open quarterfinals on Sunday. Ranked second in the globe, Serbia's Djokovic, 32, beat his Argentine opponent, Diego Schwartzman, 3-0 with the...

Anadolu Efes set to complete EuroLeague season

All club members, staff and players test negative for coronavirus ANKARA Turkish basketball club Anadolu Efes announced that the players are set to complete the rest of the 2019-2020 season in...

Basketball: Fenerbahce Beko win in EuroLeague opener

ANKARA Istanbul's Fenerbahce Beko got off to a flying start in the 2020-21 Turkish Airlines EuroLeague season by beating Serbia's Crvena Zvezda mts Belgrade 77-63.  Guard Lorenzo Brown was key to...

Man City forward Aguero out for few weeks over injury

ANKARA  Manchester City's all-time leading scorer Sergio Aguero will be out for multiple weeks over a muscle injury. City's Spanish manager Pep Guardiola Monday has confirmed that the Argentine...

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...

Football: Injured Mbappe out for approximately 3 weeks

ANKARA  French Ligue 1 side Paris Saint-Germain's forward Kylian Mbappe has been sidelined for approximately three weeks after being injured, the club announced on Monday. "As announced after the final of...

Erdogan congratulates Turkey on advancing to EURO 2020

ISTANBUL The Turkish president has congratulated the national football team that advanced to UEFA EURO 2020 finals after goalless tie against Iceland on Thursday evening. Recep Tayyip Erdogan told national Turkish...

Denmark secures first win in EuroBasket qualifiers

ANKARA - Denmark sealed their first win Friday in the FIBA EuroBasket 2022 Qualifiers by beating Lithuania 80-76. Gabriel Iffe Lundberg led his nation to victory with 28 points and...

Darts: Wright beats van Gerwen to become world champion

ANKARA Peter Wright became the world darts champion after beating Michael van Gerwen 7-3 in London on Wednesday evening. The 49-year-old Scotsman achieved his title dream in the PDC 2020 World...

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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...