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Ahmet Örken, a 24-year-old cyclist who has dominated the Turkish cycling scene for the last four years, has joined pro-continental Israel Cycling Academy (ICA) to become the first Turkish athlete to join a cycling team at this level.
BALI, Indonesia - Reuters
Ana Ivanovic celebrated her 24th birthday by successfully defending her Tournament of Champions title with a comfortable 6-3 6-0 victory over Spain’s Anabel Medina Garrigues yesterday.
Turkey increased its medal tally to five after Aylin Daşdelen and Bünyamin Sezer won medals in the World Weightlifting Championships in Paris on Nov. 6.
Turkey won its first medals at the World Weightlifting Championships with two bronze medals from Nurdan Karagöz on Nov. 5 in France.
GENEVA - Agence France-Presse
Spanish cyclist Alberto Contador, who is fighting a bid to impose a doping ban which could strip him of his 2010 Tour de France win, pled his case before a panel yesterday.
PHILADELPHIA - The Associated Press
Former heavyweight champion Joe Frazier has liver cancer and is under hospice care.
Packers beat Chargers to maintain great run
The Super Bowl champion Green Bay Packers held off a furious late fightback by the San Diego Chargers to extend their perfect start to the National Football League season with a nail-biting 45-38 victory on Nov. 6.
ANKARA - Anatolia News Agency
The 13th Big Ankara Circus organized by the Ankara Metropolitan Municipality will meet the people of Turkey’s capital city today.
PARIS - Agence France-Presse
The 2012 Dakar Rally is a coast-to-coast trek from the Argentine city of Mar del Plata on the Atlantic to the Peruvian capital Lima on the Pacific, organizers revealed yesterday.
SHANGHAI - Reuters
German golfer Martin Kaymer finally remembered his winning ways as he stages a memorable comeback in the WGC-HSBC Champions event. The 26-year-old had not won since his Abu Dhabi Championship triumph in January in a streak that took him off the top of the world rankings but he is set to end the year on a high note
Dan Gelston - Tim Dahlberg - PHILADELPHIA - The Associated Press
One of the most important figures in boxing history, Joe Frazier dies after a battle with cancer. He will always be remembered with his rivalry with Muhammad Ali