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Kenyan runner Elias Kemboi Chelimo and Ethiopia’s Amane Gobena won the men’s and women’s race, respectively, while a Turkish athlete came to the stage in third place, the first time for 20 years, at the 37th Vodafone Istanbul Marathon
Russia rejected on Nov. 10 explosive accusations of doping and corruption and promised a rapid response to avoid suspension from the 2016 Olympics due to the scandal that threatens to spread far beyond the borders of Russia and athletics
ANKARA - Anadolu Agency
Turkish athlete İlke Özyüksel has claimed her first world champion title in modern pentathlon at the Youth A World Championships. The head of Turkey's Modern Pentathlon Federation Yaşar Aksın said this was the first time Turkey won a title in modern pentathlon.
World-renown professional Turkish boxer Sinan Şamil Sam, a former heavyweight champion, died on Oct. 30 at a hospital in Istanbul. He was 41.
STUTTGART - Associated Press
The International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) says three judges received a warning for "partisan judging" while two were suspended for allegedly favoring gymnasts from their own countries at the championships in İzmir, Turkey.
Alper Kasapoğlu, a member of the Turkish Olympians Association Executive Board, has been elected as the new World Olympians Association (WOA) vice president at the WOA General Assembly held in Moscow
BEIJING – Agence France-Presse
Dutch sprinter Dafne Schippers smashed a European record which has stood since the 1970s as she won world 200m gold with an electrifying run on Aug. 28.
Turkish wrestler Taha Akgül won the gold medal in the men’s 125-kilogram freestyle category on Sept. 12 at the 2015 World Wrestling Championships in Las Vegas
Jamaica's Usain Bolt easily outstripped American rival Justin Gatlin to claim his fourth consecutive world 200m title on Aug. 27 and complete a rousing sprint double in Beijing.
The Associated Press
Turkey's Rıza Kayaalp stunned Cuban Mijain Lopez 1-0 to win the heavyweight Greco-Roman title on the second day of the wrestling world championships Sept. 8 night in Las Vegas
BEIJING - Reuters
Jamaican Usain Bolt won the 100 metres title at the world athletics championships in Beijing on Aug. 23, crossing the line in 9.79 seconds to reassert his status as the fastest man on the planet.
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