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Turkey advances to Euro Championship semis

Turkey's women national volleyball team defeated Netherlands 3-0 on Sept. 4 to advance to 2019 CEV Volleyball European Championship semifinals.

With 18 medals, Romania finishes 4th Balkan Athletics Championships 2019

Romania finished fourth in the final medal ranking of the Balkan Athletics Championships 2019 in Pravets, Bulgaria, on Tuesday, with a tally of 18 medals, 5 gold, 8 silver and 5 bronze medals. Ukraine took the first place, 9-4-5, followed by Greece, 6-6-2, and Turkey, 6-3-7. In the men's events, Romania finished second, 4-3-2, behind Ukraine, 7-1-3, and ahead of Turkey, 3-1-5, etc.

Fishermen set sail as seasonal ban ends

Fishing season in Turkey kicked off on Sept. 1 after a four-and-a-half-month ban, as fishermen hoped for a fruitful season.

Judicial reforms to play key role: President Erdoğan

Upcoming reforms designed to strengthen trust in Turkey's judicial system will play an important role in the nation's future, said the country's president on Sept. 1.         

EU to discuss Turkey's needs on refugee issue: Merkel

German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Aug. 29 said that the EU would continue engaging Turkey on the issue of assistance it may need to address the refugee problem.       

‘I’ll win Olympics by smiling,’ says Turkish recurve archer

Recurve Archer Mete Gazoz is confident he will be an Olympic champion in 2020 in Japan and in 2024. What makes him so confident is his points, his constant training, but also his ability to manage stress during the finals. From state investments in facilities to trainers' approach, Turkey is in a much better situation in archery compared to other countries, Gazoz told the Daily News.

Ivet Lalova with a Second Gold Medal in the Super League of Turkey's Athletics Club

Ivet Lalova has won a second gold medal in the Super League of Turkey's Athletics Club in Bursa, BNR reported.

In the 200m sprint, the ENKA competing Bulgarian finished 23.02 sec (+1.0 m / sec), outstripping her competitors by over a second. Mizgin Ay (Fenerbahce) finished second with 24.10 sec.

Turks denied asylum should return to Turkey: Greek PM

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said on Aug. 22 that Turks who have the right of asylum can remain in Greece but those who cannot obtain it should return to Turkey.