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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...

Premier League: Manchester race ends in goalless draw

By Muhammed Enes Calli ANKARA Manchester United were held to a goalless draw at Old Trafford by the city rivals Manchester City in Saturday's Premier League clash. Manchester United's four-game winning streak...

NBA: Paul George signs maximum extension with Clippers

ANKARA  Six-time NBA All-Star Paul George inked a four-year $190 million contract extension with the Los Angeles Clippers. The five-time All-NBA forward signed a maximum extension that guarantees him as much...

NBA: Russell Westbrook moves to Washington Wizards

ISTANBUL The Washington Wizards acquired Russell Westbrook from the Houston Rockets in exchange for John Wall and a future lottery-protected first-round pick, the Wizards announced on Friday. “Having the opportunity to...

NBA: Anthony Davis agrees to 5-year deal with Lakers

ISTANBUL The Los Angeles Lakers will re-sign Anthony Davis to a five-year, $190 million maximum deal, an NBA insider said Thursday. "The deal includes an early termination option prior to the...

48 NBA players contract coronavirus

ISTANBUL The National Basketball Players Association (NBPA) has confirmed that 48 players have tested positive for coronavirus between Nov. 24 and 30. "Of the 546 players tested for COVID-19 during this...

NBA: Boston Celtics sign Jeff Teague, Tristan Thompson

ISTANBUL The Boston Celtics announced Monday the signings of guard Jeff Teague and forward Tristan Thompson. "The Boston Celtics have added four new faces to their roster over the past couple...

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,...

Barcelona hit Osasuna, Messi pays homage to Maradona

MADRID Barcelona hammered Osasuna 4-0 in Sunday's Spanish La Liga match as Lionel Messi paid tribute to Argentine legend Diego Armando Maradona, who died this week. Barca took the lead at...

Turkey beat Netherlands 73-71 in EuroBasket 2022 quals

ANKARA Turkish men's national basketball team toppled Netherlands 73-71 in Sunday's FIBA EuroBasket 2022 qualifying group match in Istanbul. Turkish star Shane Larkin led his team to victory, scoring 23 points...

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Bosnian minister says more women needed in government

BELGRADE, Serbia Bosnia and Herzegovina's first headscarf-wearing minister said Wednesday that women should be more involved in government.  "There are four women in the current cantonal...

UAE ratifies visa exemption agreement with Israel

ISTANBUL  The United Arab Emirates approved a visa exemption agreement with Israel on Wednesday, Israel’s Foreign Ministry said in a statement.  The agreement will come into...

NBA: Rockets trade James Harden to Nets

ANKARA The Houston Rockets traded James Harden to the Brooklyn Nets, NBA insider Shams Charania announced Wednesday.  “Rockets are acquiring Caris LeVert in James Harden deal...

Anadolu Agency's Morning Briefing – January 14, 2021

ANKARA Anadolu Agency is here with a rundown of the latest developments on the coronavirus pandemic and other news in Turkey and around the world.   Coronavirus...

‘Cyprus solution must be based on sovereign equality'

LEFKOSA, Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus  An official negotiation process on the Cyprus issue can only be started for a solution based on sovereign equality,...