Tag: Commonwealth Games

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Acelya Toprak wins silver in women’s judo for England at the Commonwealth Games

Female judoka Acelya Toprak has won a silver medal at the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham. The British Turkish Cypriot from Lewisham, South London, reached the final of the Women’s 57kg Judo on Monday, 1 August, where she was beaten by Canada’s Christa Deguchi. Toprak had defeated Scotland’s Malin Wilson and Christianne Legentil of Mauritius on […]

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Commonwealth Games: UK slammed for “blatant discrimination” as Turkish Cypriots excluded from Queen’s Baton Relay

Community leaders and British Turkish Cypriot politicians have hit out at the British High Commission in Nicosia for failing to include Turkish Cypriots in the Queen’s Baton Relay, which will be touring southern Cyprus this weekend to promote the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham. Baroness Meral Hussein-Ece, Councillor Kay Isa, and Ayşe Osman, President of […]