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Turkey lose against Switzerland 3-1, out of EURO 2020

Turkey's EURO 2020 journey ended without any point after losing against Switzerland 3-1 in their last Group A match on June 20 at the Baku Olympic Stadium.

Turkey was close to score just in the fourth minute, but Kaan Ayhan's powerful long-range strike was blocked by goalkeeper Sommer.

Switzerland took an early lead in their first attempt.

24-hour live video streaming to celebrate summer solstice

In collaboration with Yoko Ono, the Getty Research Institute and the Feminist Center for Creative Work will present a 24-hour video streaming of the sky via Zoom.

A network of international institutions will participate in a live broadcast of the sky transmitted to audiences at home.

Burak Elmas elected as Galatasaray's new president

Burak Elmas was elected as Galatasaray's new president on June 19.

Elmas won the nail-biting election with 1.541 votes, receiving 41 more votes than second-placed Eşref Hamamcıoğlu.

The 47-year-old Turkish businessman previously served as a board member, becoming the 38th chairman of the club.

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Women's volleyball team defeats S Korea, qualifies for 2021 FIVB semifinals

Turkey's national women's volleyball team defeated South Korea to qualify for the 2021 FIVB Volleyball Women's Nations League semifinals.

Turkey won their eleventh match 23-25, 25-20, 17-25 and 18-25 on June 19.

They will face Brazil in their fifteenth match in the tournament on June 20 in Rimini, Italy.

 

Turkey eyes goals, win over Switzerland

Turkey wants to end its Euro 2020 campaign on a high note when it plays Switzerland in a Group A game in Baku on June 20.

 Turkey has yet to score a goal in the tournament with two losses in two games, 3-0 to Italy and 2-0 to Wales, and has lost its chances of finishing the group in the top two to advance. 

Balkan Insight’s Week in Pictures

The gibbon monkey Kulicka predicts the results of the UEFA EURO football match between the Czech Republic and Croatia at the Zagreb Zoo on June 18, 2021. Photo: EPA-EFE/Antonio Bat.

Turkey stunned by Wales 2-0 in EURO 2020

Turkey on June 16 suffered a 2-0 loss to Wales in the UEFA EURO 2020 Group A game two, risking their last 16 chances.

Having several goal chances in the first half, Wales finally made it 1-0 in minute 43 at Baku Olympic Stadium in Azerbaijan.

Bundesliga 2 top scorer Dursun joins Fenerbahçe on free transfer

Fenerbahçe announced on June 15 that Serdar Dursun has moved to the Turkish football club.

"Welcome to Fenerbahçe, Serdar Dursun!," the team from Istanbul said on Twitter.

Dursun inked on a three-year deal with an option for a fourth when he joined Fenerbahçe on a free transfer from SV Darmstadt 98.

Wales coach Robert Page hints at different 'personnel' for Turkey

Wales coach Robert Page said he could make alterations for his side's second Euro 2020 Group A match against Turkey in Baku.

Page's men, who reached the tournament's semifinals five years ago, opened their campaign with a 1-1 draw against Switzerland on June 12.

"I was pleased with the performance but it doesn't mean it will be the same personnel," he said.

Euro 2020 Begins in Rome with Emphatic Ceremony

Euro 2020 was launched in style on Friday night with a stunning opening ceremony that included plenty of artistic flair before Italy defeated Turkey 3-0 in the opening game.

The highlight was a stirring rendition of Nessun Dorma, one of football's most famous songs, by Italian opera tenor Andrea Bocelli. 

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