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Turkey hopeful as US, Spain eye world title at FIBA Basketball World Cup

Host Spain and titleholder the United States are among the favorites for the 2014 Basketball World Cup title, while Turkey is also hopeful The 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup starts on Aug. 30 with host Spain planning to dethrone the United States, and Turkey hoping to make a good impact away from home.

Serbia in bid to repeat success in Yugoslav era

Even a fraction of the basketball success his generation enjoyed in wealthier times is unlikely in the foreseeable future, according to the team’s coach and former internatinal star Aleksandar Djordjevic Accustomed to basketball glory when it was part of the former Yugoslavia, Serbia will struggle to be more than also-ran as an independent nation at this year’s World Cup in Spain, co

VIDEO: Turkish PM Erdoğan scores hat-trick in 15 minutes

Istanbul's newest stadium opened late July 27 with an exhibition match that Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan scored three goals.

Surprising most of the crowd, Erdoğan announced in the ceremony before the match that the stadium in Başakşehir neighborhood is named after Fatih Terim, the current director of Turkey's national football teams.