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Lewis Hamilton wins 7th Formula 1 title

ISTANBUL Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton secured the 2020 Formula 1 title in the Turkish Grand Prix with a first-place finish at Intercity Istanbul Park on Sunday. Having sealed seventh F1 title in...

Turkish Grand Prix dominated by former F1 driver Massa

ISTANBUL A former Brazilian Formula 1 driver, Felipe Massa won the Turkish Grand Prix three times in history as Turkey has hosted seven races so far. The organizers previously revised the...

Turkish athletes dominate Istanbul Half Marathon

ISTANBUL Turkish runners Sezgin Atac and Fatma Demir clinched the 15th edition of the Istanbul Half Marathon, an annual road running event that hosted 47 elite athletes this year. Atac finished...

Football: Turkish Super Lig to kick-off in September

ANKARA  The 2020-2021 Turkish Super Lig season will start on Sept. 11 and end on May 16. The Turkish Football Federation (TFF) said that the Super Lig clubs will be able...

Istanbul to host 2021 UEFA Champions League final

ANKARA The 2019-20 UEFA Champions League season will be completed with a 'Final 8' format as this year's final match will take place in Portugal's Lisbon on Aug 23. The top-flight...

UEFA bans Trabzonspor from European competitions

ANKARA  UEFA has banned Turkey's Trabzonspor from its club competitions for one year for failing to meet the financial targets, the European football's governing body said on Wednesday. "The CFCB ...

'So wrong': Turkish coach slams Super Lig restart plan

SIVAS, Turkey A head coach in Super Lig slammed on Sunday the plans to restart the Turkish football league in June, saying the development is "so wrong." "Footballers were given a...

No plans to cancel Europa League: UEFA chief

ISTANBUL There is no current plan to cancel the Europa League football competition that was suspended because of the coronavirus pandemic, UEFA President Aleksander Ceferin said Saturday.   Ceferin told beIN Sports...

Sports world mourns loss of NBA legend Kobe Bryant

ANKARA Sports world mourned and sent their condolences through social media in the wake of the NBA legend Kobe Bryant and his 13-year-old daughter Gianna's loss in a helicopter crash...

Turkish Super Lig: Galatasaray fall away in title race

ISTANBUL Reigning champs Galatasaray fell away in the title race of the Turkish football league after losing against Goztepe on Saturday.  In a Week 16 match on Saturday, Goztepe beat Galatasaray...

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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,...