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Delight as Turkey wins bronze medal in Women’s Volleyball Nations League

Turkey took the bronze medal after a commanding performance against Japan in the third place match of the Volleyball Nations League (VNL). They won three sets to nil in Rimini, Italy, on Friday evening, 25 June. The Sultans took the lead in the first set and never looked back, winning 25-19, 25-16, 25-17. Despite strong challenges […]

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Turkey ‘Sultans’ to play USA in semi-finals of Volleyball Nations League

Turkey will be taking on in-form team USA in the semi-finals of the Volleyball Nations League (VNL) in Italy on Thursday, 24 June. The six week international tournament culminates this Friday following an intense battle between the world’s top sixteen volleyball nations in Rimini, northern Italy. Each side has played three games each week for […]

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Turkish women’s volleyball team qualify for Tokyo Olympics after beating Germany

Turkey’s female volleyball players were flying high after securing their place at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics by defeating Germany in three straight sets on Sunday. Playing at the Omnisport Apeldoorn arena in the Netherlands, Turkey beat Germany 25-17, 25-19 and 25-22 in their Olympic CEV European qualification final. Outside spiker Hande Baladin was the game’s […]

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‘Sultans of the Net’ into the final of the European Volleyball Championships

Turkey beat Poland 3-1 in the second semi-finals of the Women’s European Volleyball Championships earlier this evening, to book their place in the final against reigning champions Serbia. In-form Eda Erdem Dündar was again Turkey’s top scorer, with a tally of 19 points Roared on by home fans at the Ankara Sports Hall, the ‘Sultans […]

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Women’s EuroVolley 2019: Turkey in semis after beating the Netherlands

Turkey’s ‘Sultans of the Net’ advanced to the last four of the European Volleyball Championships with a convincing win over the Netherlands on Wednesday evening. Cheered on by 12,000 fans at the Ankara Sports Hall, the national women’s side put in a commanding performance to beat the much-fancied Dutch team in three straight sets. The […]