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PSG extend midfielder Verratti's contract until 2024

ANKARA French football powerhouse Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Marco Verratti pledged his future to his club, as PSG prolonged his deal until 2024 on Wednesday. PSG said on their website that the...

Greek club punishes Turkish goalie for military salute

ANKARA Greek sports club AEK Athens penalized their Turkish goalkeeper Yunus Ozmusul on Wednesday for performing a military salute after Turkish national handball team won against Belgium. AEK said on website...

EuroLeague: Fenerbahce Beko to face Maccabi Fox

ANKARA Israel's Maccabi Fox Tel Aviv will host Turkey's Fenerbahce Beko on Wednesday in the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague 2019/20 regular season. The match will tip off at Menora Mivtachim Arena at...

NBA: Davis’ historic double-double leads Lakers to win

ANKARA  Los Angeles Lakers defeated Memphis Grizzlies 120-91 late Tuesday to gain their third win of the season. The Lakers' new star Anthony Davis' breakout performance led his team to the...

Basketball: Anadolu Efes beat Crvena Zvezda

ANKARA Turkish basketball powerhouse Anadolu Efes defeated Serbia's Crvena Zvezda mts Belgrade 85-70 Tuesday to extend their good form in the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague. Anadolu Efes now has four wins and...

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...

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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...