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Jockey Ahmet Çelik rode Graystorm to victory on June 26 at the 90th Gazi Derby, Turkey’s most prestigious horse race
The Turkish national football team’s Euro 2016 odyssey came to an end on June 22 after its hopes of reaching the last 16 as one of the best third-placed teams was dashed by a late goal from Ireland
Turkey came back from the dead to beat the Czech Republic 2-0 in a Euro 2016 Group D clash on June 21 in Lens, giving the Star and Crescent a lifeline in the hopes of reaching the tournament’s Round of 16
Turkey’s Anadolu Efes announced June 21 a two-year contract with coach Velimir Perasovic, who led Laboral Kutxa Vitoria Gasteiz in 2015-2016 to one of its most successful seasons ever, reaching the Turkish Airlines Euroleague Final Four for the first time since 2008
Despite two consecutive losses and disjointed performances in the opening Euro 2016 group games, Turkey still harbors hopes of qualifying for the knock-out stages of Euro 2016, according to coach Fatih Terim
A lot will depend on Arda Turan, the Barcelona midfielder, when Turkey takes on the defending champion, hoping to avoid an early exit
Fenerbahçe was crowned the new Turkish League champion after routing Anadolu Efes 91-70 in Game 6 of their best-of-seven playoff final series on June 13 night
Facing a must-win situation, Anadolu Efes Istanbul rallied from an early 16-point deficit against Fenerbahçe Istanbul to register an 80-72 win in Game 5 of the best-of-seven Turkish League playoff finals on June 12
Anadolu Efes equalized matters with Fenerbahçe late on June 5, tying up the best-of-seven series 1-1 before it moves to the latter’s home on June 7
Turkey’s U-23 women’s national team lost 3-1 to Brazil in the final of the 2015 FIVB Volleyball Women’s U-23 World Championship on Aug. 19, settling for silver on home court.
Turkey eased to a straight sets victory over Poland to claim the women’s volleyball gold medal at the European Games on June 27
The Vanuatu women beach volleyball team of Miller Pata and Linline Matauatu will play at the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour Antalya Open, to be held in Antalya on May 10-15
Turkish tennis player Cağla Büyükakçay became the first Turkish player to win a WTA tournament following a victory over Montenegro’s Danka Kovinic in the final of the TEB BNP Paribas Istanbul Cup International Women’s tournament on April 24
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
Çağla Büyükakçay, Turkey’s top tennis player, continued her historic clay court season at Roland Garros, defeating Aliaksandra Sasnovich 5-7, 7-6, 6-2 on May 23 to become the first Turkish woman in the Open Era to win a match at a Grand Slam
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.
An 18-year-old Syrian who pushed a sinking dinghy toward Greece’s Lesbos Islands after crossing the Aegean Sea from Turkey has been chosen to compete at the Rio Olympics as part of a 10-strong refugee team
The death of Muhammad Ali, the former heavyweight champion known as much for his political activism as his boxing brilliance, triggered a worldwide outpouring of affection and admiration for one of the best-known figures of the 20th century
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan will attend the funeral of boxing legend Muhammad Ali, to be held in Louisville, Kentucky
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