Istanbul to host 2023 Champions League final

The 2023 UEFA Champions League final will be held in Istanbul, the governing body of European football announced on July 16. 

The Istanbul Ataturk Olympic Stadium will host the 2023 Champions League final match, according to UEFA's official Twitter account.

The German city of Munich was originally to host the final that year. It will now be the site of the event in 2025.

Florin Raducioiu : It is painful that Romania has missed EURO 2020

Retired Romanian international football player Florin Raduidioiu said on Thursday that it is painful that Romania's national football team does not participate in the EURO 2020 football championships, given that Bucharest is a host city, adding that any change in the national team should to start with the coach Mirel Radoi.

Turkey says outstanding issues with Greece should be solved bilaterally

Greece should avoid using the EU as a trump card against Turkey and embrace the current positive momentum, Turkey's foreign minister said on May 30. 

"Only Turkey and Greece can solve the outstanding problems, not the EU," Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu said in an interview to Greek daily To Vima.

Spanish Football Chiefs Outrage Kosovo by Calling it a ‘Territory’

A World Cup qualifying match between Spain and Kosovo scheduled for March 31 has been put in question after the Spanish Football Federation in a tweet described Kosovo as the "territory of Kosovo" rather than an independent state.

Spain is one of five European Union countries that have not recognised the former province of Serbia which unilaterally declared independence in 2008.

Opposition İYİ party calls for early polls in 2021

A Turkish opposition party on Dec. 7 urged moving Turkey towards early elections next year.

"Let's make a medium-term budget. A medium-term plan and then let us prepare an exit plan for Turkey. Then, let us go to the national will, let us go to elections," İsmail Tatlıoğlu, head of the Good (İYİ) Party's parliamentary group, told lawmakers during the 2021 budget debate in parliament.

Bulgarian Tourist Minister: 1.4 million Bulgarians Have Traveled to Greece Last Year

Nikolina Angelova held a working meeting with Greek Tourism Minister Elena Kuntura, reported NOVA TV. 

Nikolina Angelova held a working meeting with Greece's Minister of Tourism Elena Kuntura, the Bulgarian administration said. They spoke at the 19th World Summit of the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC), held in Seville, Spain.