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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.
BELEK- Hürriyet Daily News
Klara Spilkova, the youngest ever member of the Ladies European Tour (LET), aims high in professional golf once she graduates from high school.
SYDNEY - Agence France-Presse
Greg Chalmers won his second Australian Open by a single shot to prolong Tiger Woods’s tournament drought at The Lakes in Sydney yesterday.
SAPPORO, Japan - Agence France-Presse
Russia’s 2010 world junior champions Elena Ilinykh and Nikita Katsalapov topped the ice dance short program at the NHK Trophy Friday as they chased their first senior Grand Prix title.
ABU DHABI - Reuters
Former world champion Lewis Hamilton produces a near-flawless performance as he takes full advantage of the early retirement of double world champion Sebastian Vettel to win a sizzling ‘day-night’ Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. It’s early days yet but this is definitely a start of something hopefully very good,’ says the McLaren driver
Lewis Hamilton risks finishing the season behind his teammate for the first time as Jenson Button is 38 points clear of his fellow-Briton ahead of this weekend’s Abu Dhabi GP
MIAMI - Reuters
John Kasay’s overtime field goal gave the New Orleans Saints a 26-23 victory over the Atlanta Falcons as the visitors capitalized on a failed gamble by the home team to take control of the NFC South on Nov. 13.
Japan’s former figure skating world champion Daisuke Takahashi crashed attempting a historic quadruple flip yesterday, but recovered to win the NHK Trophy and earn a place in the Grand Prix final.
NEW YORK - Reuters
The 2012 London Olympics are still more than seven months away but Michael Phelps is already one of the biggest winners.
TOKYO - Agence France-Presse
Australian former star Ian Thorpe’s Asia World Cup series ended with a whimper in the morning heats in Tokyo yesterday when he finished 26th overall in the men’s 100-meter butterfly.
STATE COLLEGE, Pennsylvania - Reuters
Former Penn State athletic director Tim Curley (L) and his wife, Melinda, enter the courtroom in Harrisburg. Curley and Gary Schultz have surrendered for an arraignment on charges of perjury and failure to report abuse surrounding claims on a former coach.