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Turkish taekwondo athlete won gold medal in S. Korea

Turkey’s Nur Tatar Azkari has won a gold medal in the 2017 World Taekwondo Championship on Tuesday in South Korea. ... Full story

Argentine football player gives opponent the needle to hurt him

Federico Allende, a defender for lower-division club Sport Pacifico, bragged in a radio interview about using the needle several times against strikers from top division club Estudiantes. ... Full story

LeBron James to become top scorer in NBA Playoffs history

Cleveland Cavaliers' superstar LeBron James has become the top scorer in National Basketball Association (NBA) Playoffs history after his team defeated Boston Celtics in Eastern Conference Finals late Thursday. ... Full story

Manchester United wins UEFA Europa League

Manchester United claim first Europa League title ... Full story

Fenerbahce became the first ever Turkish club to be crowned EuroLeague champions

Fenerbahce have been crowned Turkish Airlines EuroLeague champions after beating Olympiakos 80 64 in the final at Istanbul's Sinan Erdem Dome on Sunday evening. ... Full story

Bozdag Taekwondo Club made a huge impact at the British Masters 2017 in London

The Bozdag Taekwondo Club from Shoreditch made once again a huge impact on the competitions on Sunday 7th of May for the British Masters 2017 in London. ... Full story

European Athletics wants rewriting athletics world records after doping scandal

The credibility of records was examined following the sport's doping scandal. ... Full story

Czech football player Frantisek Rajtoral found hanged in his house

Czech football player Frantisek Rajtoral was found dead Sunday in his home in Gaziantep, police said. He was 31. ... Full story

Jamaican olympic medalist died in crash

Olympic silver medalist Germaine Mason died Thursday in a motorcycle crash in the Jamaican capital of Kingston. ... Full story

Borussia Dortmund footballers' bus hit by blasts on way to match

Three minor explosions hit the team bus of Borussia Dortmund footballers on Tuesday, police said, hours before a Champions League quarter-final in the northwestern city. ... Full story

Olympic marathon winner fails drug test

Kenyan athlete Jemima Sumgong, who last year became the first Kenyan woman to win a gold in the marathon at the Olympics, has failed an out-of-competition doping test, the sport’s international governing body said on Friday. ... Full story

Sanchez and Ozil contract negotiations on hold

Contract negotiations with Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil have been put on hold until the summer, says Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger. ... Full story

Eight teams continued their UEFA Champions League journey

Eight teams continued their UEFA Champions League journey after the Round of 16 wrapped up Wednesday evening. ... Full story

Cameroon have won the final match against Egypt of 2017 Africa Cup of Nations

A late goal by Vincent Aboubakar sealed a 2-1 championship win for Cameroon over Egypt in the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) on Sunday in Gabon. ... Full story

The 10 starting players for the 2017 NBA All-Star game were revealed

The 10 starting players for the 2017 NBA All-Star game were revealed late Thursday by the league and the last two year's All-Star Most Valuable Player (MVP) Russell Westbrook was left out due to a new selection format. ... Full story

Guardiola, It's like a final for us if you want to be there

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola says it will be difficult for his side to keep up with Premier League leaders Chelsea in the title race. ... Full story

Turkish teams opponents in Europa League unveiled

Osmanlispor to meet Olympiacos, Fenerbahce draws Krasnodar, and Besiktas paired with Hapoel Beer-Sheva in last 32 phase ... Full story

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