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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.
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.
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
Turkey, not a regular contender in many Olympic branches, as was seen in Rio this summer, won its first Olympic gold medal in a team competition at the Paralympic Games in goalball on Sept. 16, spreading pride across the nation
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.
As the 2016 Rio Paralympic Games draw nearer to a close, Turkey rose to 30th in the medal table on the seventh day of competition, having earned two golds, one silver and four bronzes for a total of seven medals
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.
RIO DE JANEIRO
Turkey’s Nazmiye Muratlı broke the world and Paralympic record on Sept. 8 on her way to gold in the women’s up to 41kg powerlifting event at the 2016 Paralympics Games in Rio De Janeiro