National gymnast İbrahim Çolak named athlete of year

Artistic gymnast İbrahim Çolak was chosen as the 2021 Athlete of the Year at the 67th Gillette Milliyet Athlete of the Year awards on Sept. 29.

Mehmet Baykan, general manager of Sports Services, presented the award in a ceremony at Istanbul's Volkswagen Arena organized by the Turkish Milliyet daily newspaper and shaving products company Gillette.

A great milestone on a long journey

Journalism never gets old. Even so, the 60th year is a great milestone on a long journey, and today, the Hürriyet Daily News has reached it.

The Daily News, founded in 1961, is currently the oldest English-language daily in Turkey.

Turkey and the world have changed enormously in the last 60 years, spanning the era between the Cold War and the COVID-19 pandemic.

Turkish art and culture world in mood of solidarity against economic hardship

As the recent economic hardships have started taking their toll on culture and the art world, the sector tries to steer away from pessimism according to an observer. "They were initially demoralized, but the current reflex is to resist difficulties," said Filiz Aygündüz, the editor-in-chief of Milliyet Art magazine, which is one of Turkey's longest-running art magazines.