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  • Dubuisson wins Turkish Airlines Open by 2 shots 10-11-2013 10:23 PM

    Antalaya, Turkey: Victor Dubuisson held off some of golf's biggest names, including Tiger Woods, to win the inaugural Turkish Airlines Open by two shots on Sunday for his first European Tour victory. The Frenchman entered the day with a five-shot lead but with Woods, Justin Rose, Henrik Stenson and Ian...
  • Dubuisson leads by 5 in Turkey; Woods in the mix 09-11-2013 11:43 PM

    Antalya, Turkey: Victor Dubuisson of France opened up a five-shot lead after the third round at the Turkish Airlines Open on Saturday, while Tiger Woods kept himself in the mix despite three bogeys on the back nine. Dubuisson opened with four straight birdies and added five more in a bogey-free...
  • Tiger roars into contention with barnstorming 63 08-11-2013 11:42 PM

    Belek, Turkey: Tiger Woods showed precisely why he is the world's number one golfer on Friday, producing a swashbuckling tournament-best 63 to burst into title contention after the second round of the inaugural Turkish Airlines Open. The 14-times major winner's buccaneering nine-under-par effort left him one stroke behind leading quartet,...
  • Woods six back as Casey shares lead in rainy Turkey 07-11-2013 10:36 PM

    Belek, Turkey: Former world number three Paul Casey was among a trio of players sharing the lead and Tiger Woods trailed six shots off the pace when darkness fell in the rain-ruined Turkish Airlines Open first round on Thursday. Only 15 players completed their rounds after torrential rain and thunderstorms...
  • Simon Dyson withdraws from Turkish Open golf 02-11-2013 02:58 PM

    England's Simon Dyson, who faces suspension from the European Tour for cheating, has withdrawn from next week's Turkish Open. The six-times European Tour winner is not on the final entry list for the $7 million event in Antalya, which means the Englishman's season is over. He is 68th on the...
  • Freed Lebanese, Turkish hostages fly home after deal 21-10-2013 09:18 AM

    Beirut/Istanbul: Two kidnapped Turkish pilots arrived in Istanbul after leaving Lebanon on Saturday and nine Lebanese hostages freed from Syria landed in Beirut, completing a hostage exchange after months of uncertainty. Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan greeted the Turkish Airlines pilots on the tarmac as they disembarked from a Qatar Airways...
  • Pakistanis have given me the mandate to improve relations with India, says Sharif 17-09-2013 09:08 PM

    Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has said that Pakistanis have given him the mandate to improve relations with India, a newspaper reported on Tuesday. I have always given high priority to good relations with India for the sake of durable peace in the region, The Nation quoted Sharif as telling Turkish...
  • Pakistanis have given me the mandate to improve relations with India, says Sharif 17-09-2013 09:08 PM

    Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has said that Pakistanis have given him the mandate to improve relations with India, a newspaper reported on Tuesday. I have always given high priority to good relations with India for the sake of durable peace in the region, The Nation quoted Sharif as telling Turkish...
  • Turkish warplanes shoot down Syrian helicopter for entering its airspace 17-09-2013 08:48 AM

    Turkey said its warplanes shot down a Syrian helicopter on Monday after it crossed into Turkish airspace and the government warned it had taken all necessary measures to defend itself against any further such violations. Turkey scrambled two F-16 jets along the border between its southern Hatay province and Syria...
  • Johan Elmander joins Norwich on season-long loan 21-08-2013 11:41 PM

    Norwich: Sweden striker Johan Elmander has sealed a return to the Premier League by signing a season-long loan deal with Norwich. The 32-year-old Elmander played for Bolton from 2008-11 before moving to Turkish side Galatasaray. Norwich manager Chris Hughton said on Wednesday that "I'm really delighted to bring in a...
  • Need to improve ties with Turkey: Akhilesh Yadav 18-08-2013 08:38 AM

    Emphasizing on improving cultural and economic ties between India and Turkey, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Saturday said relations of the two countries depend on strong ties between people. "India and Turkey have had good relations since a long time and both had influence on each other at...
  • No systematic doping in Turkish football, says FIFA 05-08-2013 08:48 PM

    Berne: There is no systematic doping in Turkish soccer, FIFA said on Monday after launching an investigation following a spate of drug violations in athletics. World soccer's ruling body explained in a statement that it had contacted the Turkish FA which agreed to reassess the samples taken over the past...
  • Nigerian pirates release MT Cotton with 24 Indians onboard 22-07-2013 12:30 PM

    New Delhi: Turkish tanker MT Cotton that had been hijacked by Nigerian pirates off the coast of Gabon in Central Africa has been set free. The ship, manned by an all-Indian crew of 24 people, was hijacked last week and released on Monday. A large number of ships, mainly cargo...
  • Florent Malouda signs for Turkish club Trabzonspor 18-07-2013 09:27 PM

    Istanbul: Turkish top flight side Trabzonspor announced on Thursday that they had signed a two-year contract with French international winger Florent Malouda. The 33-year-old Malouda was released by Premier League giants Chelsea after spending the entire last season training with the reserve team. The last match he played for Chelsea...
  • Fenerbahce claims interim court victory over UEFA 18-07-2013 06:32 PM

    Istanbul: Fenerbahce says it has won an emergency ruling from sports' highest court to enter the Champions League despite a UEFA ban for match-fixing. The Turkish club says in a statement to the Istanbul stock exchange that a two-year ban "has been suspended" by the Court of Arbitration for Sport....
  • Fenerbahce, Besiktas ask CAS to overturn UEFA bans 17-07-2013 10:43 PM

    Lausanne, Switzerland: Turkish clubs Fenerbahce and Besiktas have asked sport's highest court to overturn European competition expulsions imposed by UEFA for match-fixing. Fenerbahce want their Champions League ban frozen until their appeal is completed, the Court of Arbitration for Sport said on Wednesday. Fenerbahce were scheduled to enter the third...
  • Pirates hijack ship with 24 Indian crew members off Gabon coast 17-07-2013 12:00 PM

    New Delhi: A Turkish tanker MT Cotton manned by an all-Indian crew of 24 people has been hijacked off the coast of Gabon in Central Africa. The owners of MT Cotton lost all contact with the ship two days ago. The ship is suspected to have been hijacked by Nigerian...
  • Pirates hijack ship with 20 Indian crew members off Gabon coast 16-07-2013 03:50 PM

    New Delhi: A Turkish tanker flying the Maltese flag with a crew of 20, all of who are Indians, has been hijacked by pirates off the coast of Port-Gentil, Gabon. According to Hurriyet Daily News a Turkish foreign ministry official confirmed that the hijacking took place late on Sunday. "The...
  • Fenerbahce kicked out of Champions League over fixing 26-06-2013 01:49 AM

    Switzerland: Fenerbahce were expelled from the Champions League for the second time in three seasons and Besiktas were banned from the Europa League after the Turkish clubs were punished by UEFA on Tuesday over separate charges of match-fixing. Fenerbahce were banned from the next three UEFA club competitions for which...
  • Tiger Woods to play in new USD 7 million Turkish Open 28-05-2013 09:02 AM

    World number one Tiger Woods is to compete in the inaugural Turkish Open in Antalya in November, the European Tour said on Tuesday. The $7 million event at the Montgomerie Maxx Royal course in Belek will form part of the new Final Series on the Race to Dubai, Europe's lucrative...
  • Roberto Carlos to coach Turkish Sivasspor club 20-05-2013 11:48 AM

    Ankora: Former World Cup winner and Real Madrid star Roberto Carlos has agreed to coach Turkish Super League's Sivasspor club. Sivasspor officials announced that they had offered the coaching job to the Brazilian after former coach Riza Calimbay called it quits, reports Xinhua. Carlos, 40, reportedly accepted the offer after...
  • Turkey's national airline bans female flight attendants from wearing red lipstick, nail polish 08-05-2013 12:19 PM

    Turkey's national airline has barred female flight attendants from wearing red lipstick and nail polish, striking a nerve among secular Turks worried the country is becoming more Islamic. Turkish Airlines, Europe's fourth-biggest carrier, said the ban was aimed at keeping crews "artless and well-groomed with makeup in pastel tones", as...
  • Galatasaray coach's nine-match ban approved 19-04-2013 05:56 PM

    Ankara: Disciplinary board of the Turkish Football Federation (TFF) has approved Galatasaray coach Fatih Terim's nine-match ban over his overreaction to the referee of the match between Mersin Idmanyurdu and Galatasaray two weeks ago. Terim has been given a nine-match ban over "unsportsmanlike conduct" during a match against the Super...
  • Galatasaray coach banned for nine games 12-04-2013 02:19 PM

    Ankara: Galatasaray coach Fatih Terim was given a nine-match ban over "unsportsmanlike conduct" during the match against Turkish Super League's Mersin Idmanyurdu last Saturday. Terim was sent off the pitch in the second half during Galatasaray-Mersin Idmanyurdu match for reacting to the referee over his controversial decisions. Terim threw the...
  • No Formula One race for Turkey in 2013 09-01-2013 11:18 PM

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  • Google Pakistan website hacked 24-11-2012 03:17 PM

    New Delhi: The Google Pakistan homepage has been apparently hacked by Turkish hackers. If you go to google.com.pk, you will find a black page with something written in Turkish. The translation of the text, written on the website, is: "eboz. My homies in a friend always there for me. Have...