Tag Archive | Turkey

AIBA Women’s World Boxing Championships to take place in Istanbul early December 2021

 It is officially confirmed that AIBA Women’s World Boxing Championships will take place in the city of Istanbul, Turkey. During an official visit of AIBA President Umar Kremlev to Istanbul an agreement was signed between AIBA and the Turkish Boxing Federation. Dates are considered as early December. “I would like to thank Ministry of Sports […]

Sky Blue FC Defender Estelle Johnson Joins Cameroon Ahead of Olympic Qualifiers Against Chile

Sky Blue FC Defender Estelle Johnson has joined Cameroon ahead of their two-leg qualifier against Chile for the final spot in the 2021 Olympic Tournament. Due to previous Covid-19 related postponements, the matches will now be played on April 10 and 13 at the Arslan Zeki Demirci Stadium in Turkey. The Indomitable Lionesses will be looking to make their […]

U.S. Men’s Olympic Basketball Draw And Preliminary Round Schedule Announced

FIBA (International Basketball Federation) conducted the draw for the Tokyo Olympics Men’s Basketball competition virtually Tuesday from its headquarters in Mies, Switzerland, and the U.S. Olympic Men’s Basketball Team has been drawn into Group A alongside 2019 FIBA World Cup bronze medalist France, 2017 Asia Cup runner-up Iran, and the winner of the FIBA Olympic […]

FITE presents Live Pay Per View Basketball with The Gloria Cup 2020

FITE, the premiere global digital platform for sports and entertainment, announced today its coverage of The Gloria Cup International Men’s Basketball Tournament, featuring the leading teams from Serbia, Ukraine, and Turkey. FITE will offer this exclusive PPV program to all countries outside of Serbia, Bosnia, Croatia, Montenegro, N. Macedonia, and Slovenia. The Gloria Cup 2020, […]

St. Francis College Brooklyn Men’s Basketball Alumnus Deniz Celen ‘20 Signs Professional Contract in Turkey

St. Francis College Brooklyn men’s basketball alumnus Deniz Celen ‘20 has signed his first professional contract with Petkim Spor of the Basketball Super League (BSL) in Turkey. Petkim Spor is coming off of a Championship season and was promoted to the BSL’s first division in 2020. “I’m really excited to begin this next chapter in […]

St. John’s and Georgetown Meet on Sunday for MSG Matinee

The St. John’s men’s basketball team will wrap a two-game Madison Square Garden homestand on Sunday afternoon when it welcomes Georgetown to “The World’s Most Famous Arena” for the 115th meeting all-time between the longtime BIG EAST rivals. The Red Storm (13-9, 2-7 BIG EAST) will make its third national network television appearance this season, […]

Red Storm Returns to Action at Georgetown

The contest will present St. John’s with its fourth consecutive Quad One opportunity and its fifth overall of the season. The Johnnies are currently 2-2 in those contests, but will have plenty more opportunities to rack up top-tier victories before the season is through. As it stands on Tuesday’s NET rankings, 11 of the Red […]