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Korfball changes lives of Batman students

The lives of some secondary school students in the southeastern province of Batman have changed after being introduced to korfball, a Dutch-based sport with similarities to basketball and netball, winning trophies in various tournaments in just six months.

Nikola Jokic to play for Serbia at EuroBasket!

Center Denver Nuggets Nikola Jokic will be able to play for the Serbian national team at the European Championship 2022, as Serbian NBA star confirmed this to coach Svetislav Pesic. So, Jokic will play in the August "window" and at the European Championship, but he will not play in the June "window" due to NBA league rules that limit how much time a basketball player can spend with the team.

Fenerbahçe wins Turkish Basketball Super League

Fenerbahçe Beko, known as the "Yellow Canaries," has gained its 10th championship in Turkey's ING Basketball Super League after beating its rival, Anadolu Efes, 3-1 in the final series in Istanbul.

The Yellow Canaries reached the trophy with amazing performances of Czech player Jan Vesely and French forward Nando de Colo in Sinan Erdem Sports Hall late June 13.

Slovenia women’s team take bronze at European Archery Championships

Munich – The Slovenian women’s team won bronze in the Olympic recurve bow discipline at the European Archery Championships in Munich on Sunday.

Ana Umer, Urška Čavič and Nina Corel defeated Denmark 5:3 (201:196) in the bronze medal match for what is the best result for Slovenian women recurve bow archers since the 2005 Mediterranean Games in Almeria.

Turkish Süper Lig to turn into ‘Istanbul League’

With the promotion of Ümraniyespor and Istanbulspor, the number of Istanbul teams in the Turkish Süper Lig has reached eight, bringing Turkey's most populous city to the center of Turkish football next season, and turning the organization into an "Istanbul league."

Dane to become 1st foreign club owner in Turkey

Turkish sports world will witness a first of its kind case as Danish businessman Rasmus Ankersen will soon be the first foreign owner of a Turkish football club.

According to local reports, Ankersen is about to buy all the shares of the Aegean province of İzmir's team, Göztepespor.

Edirne eyes hosting European rowing fest

The northwestern province of Edirne applied to host 2024-25 European Junior Rowing Championships, the officials have said in the opening ceremony of the 2nd Edirne Rowing Festival held on the Meriç River.

Turkish national team coach to work in NBA: US reporter

An American sports reporter, covering the National Basketball Association (NBA) news for the U.S. basic sports channel ESPN, has alleged that prominent Turkish basketball coach Ergin Ataman will be an assistant coach in the world's biggest basketball arena soon.

Trabzonspor win Turkish Süper Lig title, for first time in 38 years

Trabzonspor on April 30 won the Turkish Süper Lig title for first time in 38 years as they clinched the trophy with three matches to spare.

Fans from the Black Sea team flooded the pitch to celebrate the triumph minutes before the end of a 2-2 home draw against Antalyaspor.

It is the club's seventh league title in its history, and first since 1984.

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