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Turkish sprinter Yasmani Copello Escobar finished second in the men's 400-meter hurdle in the season's first race in the Diamond League.
The 33-year-old Cuban native finished the race in 49:04 seconds.
Norwegian Karsten Warholm broke the tape in 47:10 seconds.
In the men's 200-meter race, Turkey's Ramil Guliyev finished fifth in 20.80 seconds.
One player and a technical staff member at Fenerbahçe tested positive for COVID-19, the Super Lig club announced on Aug. 13.
The Turkish club said treatment began for those infected.
The team did not disclose the identities of the infected but said they have been isolated at home.
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In a second test for COVID-19, a player and a technical staffer at the Fenerbahce football club who tested positive earlier this week have just returned a negative result, the Turkish Super Lig club said on Aug. 14.
The Istanbul team added that despite the second test finding no infection, the two individuals remain in isolation at home.
Trabzonspor beats Fenerbahçe 3-1 in the Ziraat Turkish Cup semifinal match on June 16 to advance to final.
Trabzonspor secured the 5-2 aggregate victory, having won the first leg 2-1 at home in March.
The visitors took the lead in the sixth minute at Ülker Stadium, when Norwegian star Alexander Sorloth scored the opener.
Turkish female point guard Işıl Alben announced on June 15 that she has parted ways with the Galatasaray women's basketball team.
"The club unilaterally terminated my new season contract on Jan. 31, 2020. I was called to meet in the first week of February and said that I was ready to make my sacrifice," she said on Instagram.
Football club Fenerbahçe will host Trabzonspor on June 16 in the second leg of Turkish Cup semifinals.
The game will be played at 8.45 p.m. local time (1745GMT) at the Ülker Stadium, Fenerbahçe's home ground,.
The Black Sea Storm defeated Yellow Canaries 2-1 in the first leg game in March to gain an advantage score at home.
Turkish football giant Fenerbahçe is gearing up for matches in line with coronavirus-related measures.
"@ulkerstadyumu is preparing for the matches we will play. We take our precautions against coronavirus," Fenerbahçe said on Twitter.
In line with measures announced by the Turkish Football Federation (TFF), two seats will be left empty on each bench.
Turkish football club Trabzonspor on June 3 said it will appeal at the international sports court against the UEFA's decision to ban the club from European competitions for one year.
"We announce to public that Trabzonspor will appeal at the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) in Switzerland in 10 days," the club said on its website.
The Turkish keyboard team has won eight medals, including three world championships, in an Internet keyboarding competition.
Nearly 1,500 competitors took part in the International Federation for Information and Communication Processing (Intersteno) International Keyboarding Championship via the Internet over April 14 to June 1.