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PROFILE – Fenerbahce under Obradovic: 7 years, 11 cups, 382 wins

June 24, 2020

A great number of basketball fans in Turkey bid farewell to a Serbian legend, Zeljko Obradovic on social media after he parted ways with Istanbul powerhouse Fenerbahce Beko.   Obradovic’s leave went viral on social media, the hashtag #Obradovic became a trending topic on Twitter.   “We regret to say that our coach [Obradovic] told […]

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Manchester City seal comfortable win over Burnley

June 23, 2020

Manchester City hammered Burnley 5-0 at the Etihad Stadium late Monday. In the first half, Phil Foden and Riyad Mahrez’s two goals made the score 3-0 for the home team. David Silva and Foden scored again in the second half as Manchester City earned a comfortable victory over Burnley. Following the resumption of the Premie […]

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Tennis: French Open to begin Sept. 21

June 17, 2020

The 2020 French Open has been rescheduled to run for three weeks in the fall, Roland-Garros said Wednesday. The tournament was supposed to begin in May but was suspended due to coronavirus outbreak. ”Following discussions with the international tennis authorities – the ATP, WTA and ITF – the French Tennis Federation is delighted to announce that […]

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Isil Alben parts ways with Galatasaray basketball team

June 16, 2020

Turkish female point guard Isil Alben announced Monday that she has parted ways with the Galatasaray women’s basketball team. “The club unilaterally terminated my new season contract on Jan. 31, 2020. I was called to meet in the first week of February and said that I was ready to make my sacrifice,” she said on […]

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Football: UEFA to hold key meeting next week

June 11, 2020

  UEFA will determine the fate of its tournaments, including Champions League, in the next week’s meeting following a nearly three-month suspension due to the coronavirus pandemic. The European football governing body said in a statement on Thursday that the executive committee will discuss the future of the 2019/20 UEFA Champions League and Europa League, […]

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Istanbul should press ahead with Olympics bid: exec

June 8, 2020

 Istanbul must be a candidate for the 2032 Summer Olympics and the Turkish megacity should not give up until that is accomplished, a sports executive said Sunday. “I believe Turkey shouldn’t give up its ambition for the Olympics. Besides, I think Turkey should be a candidate for the 2032 Summer Olympics,” HasanArat, Deputy Chairman of […]

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Basketball: Head coach Sakota leaves CrvenaZvezda

June 8, 2020

Serbian basketball team CrvenaZvezda officially parted ways with head coach DraganSakota on Monday. The club’s president NebojsaCovic said in a press conference that the club reached a mutual agreement to disassociate with Sakota. “He joined us in a difficult time and took a great responsibility,” he said. 67-year-old Sakota, who was appointed in November last […]

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Football: Bayern Munich inches closer to title

June 7, 2020

Germany’s Bayern Munich bagged a valuable away win Saturday against Bayer Leverkusen as the Bavarian powerhouse inched closer to the 2020 Bundesliga title. Bayer Leverkusen took the lead at BayArena as Argentine Lucas Alario scored the opener in the tenth minute. Bayern Munich’s French winger Kingsley Coman scored the equalizer on a counter attack in […]

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