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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...

Galatasaray goalkeeper resumes training after injury

ANKARA Galatasaray's Uruguayan goalkeeper Fernando Muslera resumed training in Istanbul on Sunday, months after a broken leg injury. The Lions said on Twitter that Muslera has begun his training on the...

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...

EuroLeague: Fenerbahce suffer fourth consecutive loss

ANKARA - Fenerbahce Beko suffered a fourth consecutive loss Friday in the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague, losing 86-90 to Valencia Basket at home Friday. Fenerbahce Beko got off to a hot...

Super Lig: Trabzonspor seal season's first away win

ANKARA Trabzonspor secured a 1-0 win against Ankaragucu to record their second consecutive victory in the Turkish Super Lig on Friday. Lewis Baker’s powerful free kick in first half stoppage time...

Croatia defeat Turkey 79-62 in EuroBasket quals

ANKARA The Turkish men's national basketball team lost to Croatia 79-62 in the EuroBasket 2022 qualifiers on Friday. Miro Bilan was impressive to lead Croatia to the victory with 30 points...

Football: Kasimpasa’s head coach Buz resigns

By Emre Asikci ISTANBUL (AA) - Turkish Super Lig side Kasimpasa’s head coach Irfan Buz on Friday confirmed that he has parted ways with the club only two weeks after...

Europa League: Napoli beat Croatia’s Rijeka 2-0

ISTANBUL  - Napoli beat Croatia's HNK Rijeka 2-0 late Thursday in a UEFA Europa League matchday four encounter at Naples' Stadio San Paolo. Napoli took the lead with an own...

Euroleague: Anadolu Efes beat Crvena Zvezda 75-64

ISTANBUL Anadolu Efes defeated Serbian side Crvena Zvezda 75-64 in a Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Round 11 game Thursday. Playing at Belgrade's Aleksandar Nikolic Hall, Efes' Shane Larkin was the highest scorer...

Diego Maradona: left-wing political champion

BOGOTA, Colombia - The world is mourning the passing of Argentine soccer legend Diego Armando Maradona, who died of heart failure on Nov. 25.  Coincidentally, four years earlier on the...

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Anadolu Agency's Morning Briefing – December 1, 2020

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...

Russia deploys S-300 defense system on Kuril Islands

MOSCOW  In a move likely to rile Japan, Russia on Tuesday deployed an S-300 air defense system on the disputed Kuril Islands in the North...

South Africa reports over 4,000 new COVID-19 cases

JOHANNESBURG  South Africa recorded 4,173 new cases of the novel coronavirus in the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of confirmed infections to 796,472,...

Turkey's Borsa Istanbul flat at close

ISTANBUL  Turkey's benchmark stock index was up 0.02% to close Wednesday at 1,325.49 points. Starting the day at 1,326.76 points, Borsa Istanbul's BIST 100 index earned...

2020 to be 1 of 3 warmest years on record: UN group

ANKARA The World Meteorological Organization's (WMO) provisional annual climate report released Wednesday said 2020 is on track to be one of the three warmest years...