One Turkish club to advance to EuroLeague Final

3 May 2019 0

Semifinal match to be played between two clubs from Turkey for first time ever, following Anadolu Efes win For the first time in history, two Turkish clubs will play against each other in a Turkish Airlines EuroLeague basketball tournament Final Four match, guaranteeing a spot in the final match for a Turkish team. Turkey’s Anadolu Efes defeated Spain’s Barcelona Lassa 80-71 on Wednesday, advancing the club to the Final Four for the first time since Read More

Fenerbahce, Akhisarspor to battle for Turkish Cup title

10 May 2018 0

Final match will kick off at Diyarbakir Stadium at 8.30 p.m. local time Fenerbahce and Akhisarspor will play for the Ziraat Turkish Cup title Thursday evening. The match in Turkey’s southeastern province of Diyarbakir will kick off at 8.30 p.m. local time (1730GMT). Fenerbahce had qualified for the final by forfeit after Besiktas refused to take to the field in the second leg match. The Turkish Football Federation, apart from disqualifying Besiktas from the cup, Read More

12-year-old Turkish ice skater looks to break new records

13 January 2018 0

A 12-year-old Turkish ice skater will look to break new records during his participation in the Stars category of a major championship in Serbia later this month. Earlier in January, Efe Cetiz broke a world record in the Basic Novice A Boys category with 23.03 technical points at the Turkey Championships in capital Ankara. Cetiz has been ice skating since he was 6-years-old. He has won around 30 medals, including 25 golds, so far. His Read More

Turkey advances to EuroBasket Women quarterfinals

18 June 2017 0

National team beats Italy to secure quarterfinals spot A strong double-double performance by Kuanitra Hollingsvorth helped Turkey beat Italy on Saturday and put the team in the quarterfinals of the FIBA EuroBasket Women tournament. The 54-53 win at the Hradec Kralove Arena was Turkey’s second win in Group B. Hollingsvorth was the game’s top scorer with 29 points and 21 boards. The Red-Whites beat Slovakia 69-58 Friday in the team’s first game of the tournament. Read More

Turkey wins 59 medals at Islamic Solidarity Games

15 May 2017 0

Turkey accumulated 59 medals on the second day of the 4th Islamic Solidarity Games in Azerbaijani capital of Baku on Sunday. The Turkish participants won 20 gold, 24 silver and 15 bronze medals in the categories of shooting, weightlifting, swimming, karate, judo and blind judo, artistic gymnastics, and handball. On Saturday, the Turkish participants garnered 10 gold, 7 silver and 10 bronze medals. Turkey again ranked second on the list. Azerbaijan topped the list with Read More

Istanbul festival spotlights Turkic sports and culture

11 May 2017 0

Over 800 athletes ready to ride, shoot, and wrestle their way to legendary glory A festival spotlighting Turkic sports and cultures from legendary ages past began in Istanbul on Thursday. The second annual Ethnosports Culture Festival, sponsored by Anadolu Agency, aims to promote and revive sports and cultures unique to ancient Turkic life. Hakan Kazanci, deputy chairman of the World Ethnosports Federation, told Anadolu Agency, “We aim to bring to light sports which are in Read More

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