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Athletes from Morocco and Ethiopia won the 36th Vodafone Istanbul Marathon
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.
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
PRETORIA - Agence France-Presse
South African star athlete Oscar Pistorius was sentenced to five years in prison on Oct. 21 for killing his girlfriend, in the climax to his sensational trial watched around the world.
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.
Oscar Pistorius should be jailed for at least 10 years for killing his model girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, the prosecution said Friday as the star sprinter's sensational trial approached its climax.
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.
Lawyers for Reeva Steenkamp's family expressed shock that Oscar Pistorius's defence team revealed details of secret "blood money" payments during a heated courtroom arguments over his sentencing.
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.
JOHANNESBURG - Agence France-Presse
Fallen paralympic hero Oscar Pistorius returns to court Monday at the start of his sentencing hearing after he was convicted of culpable homicide in the killing of his girlfriend
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