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Turkiye to take on Armenia in Yerevan as Euro 2024 campaign gets underway, and Harry Kane makes history

The international football break is well underway, with several Euro 2024 qualifiers, including England’s against Italy, and Azerbaijan’s against Austria, already taking place. Italy v England – and Harry Kane making history England were facing arguably their toughest opponents in Group C, Italy, away in Naples on Thursday night. Goals by Declan Rice (13thminute) and […]

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World Gymnastics Championships 2022: Adem Asil crowned ‘lord of the rings’

Adem Asil’s year just keeps on getting better. The Turkish gymnast added to the silver medal he won earlier this year at the European Championships with a gold at the World Gymnastics Championships in Liverpool following a superb display on the rings that culminated on Saturday, 5 November. The athlete scored 14.933 with his performance […]

Legendary Turkish sports broadcaster Halit Kıvanç, the first foreign journalist to interview Pelé, has died

One of Turkiye’s finest sports presenters and journalists, Halit Kıvanç, who was behind many broadcasting ‘firsts’, has been laid to rest. He passed away on Tuesday, 25 October, aged 97. Kıvanç’s funeral, at Istanbul’s Zincirlikuyu Mosque and Cemetery, was attended by hundreds of people, including notable faces from the worlds of media, sport, entertainment, and […]

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Aysu Türkoğlu becomes youngest Turkish swimmer across the English Channel

Aysu Türkoğlu made history at the weekend by becoming the youngest Turk to swim across the English Channel. The 21-year-old Turkish student entered the water at Dover 10:02 UK time on Friday, 29 July, and completed her swim at Cap Gris-Nez, in northern France, 16 hours and 28 minutes later. Türkoğlu, who had to battle […]