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With around 95 percent of the venues already in place within 10 kilometers of Paris, the city is ready to host the 2024 Summer Olympics and Paralympics, said the bid’s integration head
BODRUM - Doğan News Agency
A recent athletics competition in the western touristic district of Bodrum has been lambasted due to the severe lack of proper equipment and officials, prompting Youth and Sports Ministry to launch an investigation
World free diving female champion Derya Can has broken a Guinness World Record with a 120-meter horizontal apnea dive in an ice-covered lake
ANKARA – Anadolu Agency
İbrahim Ahmed Acar became the first Turkish fencer to be crowned world champion on April 1
The Presidential Cycling Tour of Turkey, originally scheduled to make its WorldTour debut April 18-23, has been postponed and will seek a later date on the 2017 calendar, the world cycling’s governing body announced on Feb. 15.
Ethiopian-born Turkish athlete Elvan Abeylegesse has been stripped of the two silver medals she claimed at the Beijing 2008 Olympics over 5,000m and 10,000m, along with her 10,000m silver medal from the 2007 World Championships, for doping violations.
ISTANBUL – Agence France-Presse
Turkey’s ice hockey federation on Feb. 14 expressed optimism over the future of the sport in the country after its men’s youth team slumped to an extraordinary 42-0 defeat to Russia at an Olympic festival.
VAL CENIS, France
World Ski Championship of Journalists was held on March 28 at the French Alps, during the 63rd meeting of the Ski Club of International Journalists (SCIJ).
ADDIS ABABA – Anadolu Agency
Athletics village sees world-beating athletes sweating alongside stars of the future
“Hooliganism” will soon be a thing of the past in both Turkish football and Turkish politics, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said March 20 at a symposium on football in Istanbul
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has sanctioned three athletes, including Turkish boxer Adem Kılıççı and two Russian athletes, for failing anti-doping tests, saying on Feb. 1 the athletes had been disqualified from the 2012 London Olympics.