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Trabzonspor draw with Basaksehir 2-2 in thrilling match

Trabzonspor drew with Istanbul Basaksehir 2-2 in an exciting Turkish Super Lig football match on Monday. Neither team was able to break the deadlock in the first half at Istanbul's...

Football: Turkish midfielder makes Ligue 1 team of week

PARIS Lille midfielder Yusuf Yazici has been named to L'Equipe's Ligue 1 team of the week following his standout performance on Saturday. French sports daily L’Equipe announced the team of the...

Football: Results in top 5 European leagues

ANKARA Granada take the lead in Spain's La Liga, while Paris Saint-Germain and Liverpool continue to top their respective leagues after the latest games over the weekend. In Spanish football league...

Turkish diver Sahika Ercumen breaks world record

ANKARA Turkish athlete Sahika Ercumen broke the world record in women's cave diving without fins on Monday. She dove 100 meters in the icy waters of Gilindire Cave in Turkey's southern...

Lewis Hamilton triumphs in Mexican Grand Prix

ISTANBUL Lewis Hamilton triumphed Sunday to win the Mexican Grand Prix, bringing him one step closer to a sixth career Formula One championship. The 18th race of the 2019 Formula 1...

Besiktas beat Galatasaray 1-0 in Istanbul derby

ANKARA Reigning champions Galatasaray lost to rival team Besiktas 1-0 in the top-tier Turkish football league on Sunday. Playing at Vodafone Park Stadium in Istanbul, the Black Eagles defeated the Lions...

Galatasaray beat Fenerbahce 83-64 in Basketball clash

ANKARA Galatasaray Doga Sigorta defeated Fenerbahce Beko 83-64 in derby game of Turkey's ING Basketball Super Lig match in Istanbul on Sunday. With this result, it was first loss for the...

Turkish teenage athlete wins gold medal in Serbia

ANKARA Turkey's Meryem Iyin won gold medal in Taekwondo Europe G1 tournaments in Serbia's capital Belgrade on Saturday. Iyin defeated her Serbian opponent 21-7 in the final match.

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: Fenerbahce back to high-scoring wins

ISTANBUL Fenerbahce defeated Konyaspor 5-1 at home on Saturday evening in the Turkish football league, marking their second 5-goal victory in the young season. Fenerbahce's goal-scorers were Garry Rodrigues (11'), Mathias...

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Bangsamoro: Community transmission worsens pandemic

ANKARA  The top official of the Bangsamoro autonomous region in the southern Philippines said cases of the novel coronavirus had substantially risen after "local community...

No return to 'good old days' for German-US ties

BERLIN When it comes to German-American relations, things could hardly get much worse, as they reached a new post-World War II low in the wake...

Nigeria registers 423 new COVID-19 cases, 6 deaths

ANKARA Nigeria has confirmed 423 more cases of the novel coronavirus, bringing the total number of cases in the country to 47,290. In its daily update,...

Turkey arrests 3 suspects for FETO terror links

ADANA, Turkey Turkish forces arrested three more people for suspected links to the Fetullah Terrorist Organization (FETO), the group behind the 2016 defeated coup, security...

Lillard scores 61, leads Blazers victory over Mavericks

ANKARA Damian Lillard tied a career-high 61 points in the Portland Trail Blazers 134-131 win against the Dallas Mavericks late Tuesday. Veteran forward Carmelo Anthony produced...