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Angelique Kerber upsets world number one Serena Williams to clinch the Australian Open and become the first German to win a grand slam title since her childhood idol Steffi Graf in 1999
The Turkish Tennis Federation has launched talks with world number 17 Australian tennis player Bernard Tomic, in a bid to grant him Turkish citizenship
After signing three players in the mid-week, including a goalkeeper to the squad to please uneasy supporters, Beşiktaş travels to Trabzonspor for a Spor Toto Super League game
Lindsey Vonn breaks Annemarie Moser-Proell's record for most World Cup downhill victories with her 37th in skiing's marquee event in Cortina D'Ampezzo, Italy
Turkey’s Beşiktaş said in a filing to the stock exchange on Jan. 20 that it is in talks with Aras Özbiliz, the rising Armenian star of Russia’s Spartak Moscow. However, the title contender does not plan to enroll the Istanbul-born midfielder this season, but send him on loan to Spain’s Getafe, according to sources
Turkish Olympic gold medalist Aslı Çakır Alptekin was offered to bribe two sons of IAAF former president Lamine Diack to whitewash her positive doping test in late 2012, according to a second report by the World Anti-Doping Agency’s (WADA) independent commission report revealed Jan. 14
Norwegian international footballer Martin Linnes arrived in Istanbul on Jan. 12 to sign a contract with Galatasaray
Ambitious Turkish Super League side Antalyaspor on Jan. 3 said that the former assistant to sacked Chelsea coach Jose Mourinho, Jose Manuel Ferreira de Morais, was set to sign for the club as its new coach
Two Turkish clubs made glorious starts to their first-ever Turkish Airlines Euroleague campaigns on Oct. 15, with Pınar Karşıyaka beating 71-62 at home over twice-former winner Barcelona and Darüşşafaka Doğuş vanquishing Dinamo Banco di Sardegna Sassari 83-74.
Turkish club Fenerbahçe defeated the NBA’s Brooklyn Nets 101-96 on the night of Oct. 5, starting its two-game U.S. tour on a high note.
A U.S.-born Turkish basketball player has been found dead in New York, according to media reports
Turkish women’s volleyball team will be out to cap their good run at the European Games in Baku with a gold medal when they play Poland in the tournament final on June 27
Turkish women’s volleyball team continues its good run at the European Games in Baku, ready for a semifinal clash on June 25 against host Azerbaijan
Turkey eased to a straight sets victory over Poland to claim the women’s volleyball gold medal at the European Games on June 27
Turkey’s top professional tennis player, Marsel İlhan, ranked 84th in the ATP rankings, has advanced to the second round of the U.S. Open.
Top seed Venus Williams’ bid to win the WTA Istanbul Cup ended at the first hurdle on July 21, as the American icon lost 6-4, 7-6 (7/4) to Ukrainian qualifier Kateryna Bondarenko
The most hotly anticipated Masters in years gets underway early April 9 morning under the towering Georgia pines of Augusta National with a host of gripping potential story lines.
Some 173 golfers apply to compete for double the prize money in the Turkish Airlines Ladies Open, Turkey leg of the Ladies European Tour in Belek at the event’s new home, the Carya Golf Club
Melissa Reid stays on course for a second title at the Turkish Airlines Ladies Open leading with 11 under par, one stroke ahead of Pamela Pretswell
As Sebastian Vettel nurses his hangover, Bernie Ecclestone can raise a toast to the F1 gods after a weekend to savour in Malaysia gave the sport a reason to smile again.
World champion Lewis Hamilton was unbeatable even in a misfiring car as he topped practice at the Malaysian Grand Prix despite mechanical problems on March 27.
Mercedes will be looking to reassert their Formula One dominance at the Chinese Grand Prix this weekend after the team received the loudest of wake-up calls in Malaysia by Sebastian Vettel's revitalised Ferrari.
Turkcell and the Turkish Clubs Union Association have signed a sponsorship agreement in Istanbul to help boost the brand value of Turkish football, according to company executives
A figure skating pair competing for Turkey has been told to cut short a training program in Russia in the wake of a recent crisis between the two countries
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