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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...

Football: France beat Portugal 1-0 in Nations League

ISTANBUL France shutout Portugal 1-0 in a UEFA Nations League Group 3 match Saturday. Following a goalless first half, N'Golo Kante scored the winner in minute 53 at Lisbon's Estadio do...

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...

Football: France stunned by Finland in friendly

ANKARA  The French national football team lost to Finland 2-0 in Wednesday's friendly match at home. Finland secured the win at Stade de France with the first half goals. Finnish forward Marcus...

Argentina: Diego Maradona to undergo brain surgery

BOGOTA, Colombia Argentine football legend Diego Maradona will undergo surgery for a subdural hematoma, a blood clot in the brain, his doctor said Tuesday. “I'm going to operate on him. It's...

Nominees announced for World Athlete of Year 2020

ISTANBUL The international sports governing body World Athletics announced nominees Tuesday for the 2020 Athlete of Year who were selected by a global panel of experts.  US athletes dominated the 10-man...

FIFA fetes 60th birthday of Argentinian legend Maradona

ANKARA FIFA celebrated the birthday of Diego Armando Maradona as the Argentine football legend turned 60 on Friday. "A big birthday for a colossal talent. As he turns 60, we pay...

Football: Galatasaray report coronavirus case

ISTANBUL A Galatasaray player has tested positive for the coronavirus, the Lions announced Thursday. The Turkish Super Lig club said all players, technical and health staff, and employees have been tested,...

Football: Ronaldinho expresses support for Azerbaijan

ISTANBUL Brazilian football legend Ronaldo de Assis Moreira, also known as Ronaldinho, released a video message Thursday in support of Azerbaijan amid a conflict with Armenia. "I would like to send...

Football: Man. Utd’s Telles tests positive for COVID-19

ISTANBUL Manchester United’s left-back Alex Telles tested positive for coronavirus, according to the English team’s manager. "He’s been out now for a little while. He’s tested positive for the coronavirus. But...

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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...