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Australian batsman Phillip Hughes died Nov. 27 from a rare head injury after a sickening on-field blow in one of the highest-profile sporting fatalities since the death of Formula One great Ayrton Senna.
BELGRADE - Agence France-Presse
Partizan Belgrade proposed to postpone over security reasons the waterpolo Champions League match with Galatasaray after a fatal stabbing of a Serbian basketball fan in Istanbul
BREMEN - Anadolu Agency
Turkish karateka Enes Erkan won his second world championship title in the men’s kumite (free fight) 84-plus kilogram division on Nov. 8
In Turkey, sport for people with disabilities gets very limited funding and virtually no coverage in the media
It is known in the modern world that the olive branch symbolizes peace. In many places where a peace agreement was signed between countries, there is a dove holding an olive branch in its beak.
MOSCOW - Agence France-Presse
Norwegian prodigy Magnus Carlsen retained his title as World Chess Champion on Nov. 24, defeating rival Viswanathan Anand for the second year in a row
ANKARA - Anadolu Agency
United World Wrestling (UWW), the international governing body for the sport, on Oct. 27 named Turkish wrestler Taha Akgül as the world’s best in the 125-kilogram freestyle category.
Athletes from Morocco and Ethiopia won the 36th Vodafone Istanbul Marathon
WASHINGTON - Agence France-Presse
In a reversal of roles, the outspoken Muhammad Ali won the "Rumble In The Jungle" 40 years ago but has become a stricken, silent icon, while brooding slugger George Foreman has turned into an outgoing tycoon.
People from across the world are scheduled to run the Istanbul marathon to raise awareness about schizophrenia on Nov. 16
Turkey’s biggest air sports festival kicked off in the Mediterranean town of Fethiye’s Ölüdeniz with paragliders from around the world participating in the event.
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