Asli Cakir The Turkish athlete has won the gold medal in the 1,500 m test of the London Olympics, after crossing the finish line in a time of 4:10:23, ahead of compatriot Gamze Bulut and Bahraini Maryam Jamal.
The Turkish Servet Tazegul won this gold medal Thursday in the category of up to 68 kg taekwondo tournament of the 2012 London Olympics after winning the final against world champion Mohammad Bagheri Iran.
The Turkish and British Tazegul Servet Jade Jones on Thursday won gold medals in divisions of 68 kg and -57 kg taekwondo London-2012, respectively, while Brazilian Diogo Silva placed fifth in its category.
As of Thursday, LeBron James and the Miami Heat are the official NBA champions of 2012. While many are still in disbelief of the 121-106 outcome of Game 5, it’s hard to deny that there really is a nice “ring” to it.
Yalcin Aksoy failed four times in his attempt to bring the Olympics to Istanbul, but is ready for another trial while the main city of Turkey is presented as a candidate for the fifth time for the six final vows. "I never felt so confident except for the first time, when we showed up for the 2000 Games," he told Reuters in an interview Aksoy, general director of the Olympic Bid Committee in Istanbul (IOBC, for its acronym in English).
Istanbul. Fenerbahce sued the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) and the Turkish Football Federation (TFF) to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) for his disqualification from the Champions League because of alleged involvement in match-fixing club