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Ireland’s Fionnuala McCormack competes during Sunday’s European Cross Country Championships in Chia, Italy. Photograph: Sasa Pahic Szabo/Inpho.

Nationality cannot count for anything when the only link to that country is the financial incentive offered to represent it, and no athlete has lost m(...)

 Team Turkey: It’s only been a couple of years since 46 of Turkey’s international athletes were added to the IAAF’s banned list, for assorted transgressions, including doping. Photograph:  Tullio M Puglia/Getty Images for European Athletics

As the morning wore on, Jerry Kiernan sounded like a man who’d wished he’d stayed in bed. “Between the Turks with their three Kenyans and Spain with t(...)

Turkey’s midfielder Ozan Tufan (C) celebrates after scoring his goal during the Euro 2016 group D football match between Czech Republic and Turkey at Bollaert-Delelis stadium in Lens. Photo: Getty Images

Turkey 2 Czech Republic 0 This was a cauldron of noise throughout and at the end a Turkey victory that delights Northern Ireland as it confirms they(...)

Croatian players gesture towards their own fans as flares land on the pitch. Photo: Robert Pratta/Reuters

Europe’s soccer governing body Uefa has opened disciplinary proceedings against the soccer federations of Croatia and Turkey for crowd trouble during (...)

Spain celebrate Alvaro Morata’s second during their comfortable 3-0 win over Turkey, a result which secured their passage into the last-16. Photograph: Epa

Spain 3 Turkey 0 There was nothing false about Spain’s forward line on a night when they cruised into the knockout stage of the championships. The (...)

Luka Modric is mobbed after scoring the winner for Croatia against Turkey in Paris. Photograph: Afp

Turkey 0 Croatia 1 Croatia and Turkey are two of the sides sometimes tipped as dark horses, but on the evidence of yesterday’s game at the Parc des(...)

Fatih Terim is back in charge of Turkey for a third time. Photograph: Getty

Prospects First the positives . . . in Arda Turan they have a world class player who can inspire those around him while their veteran manager, Fati(...)

Nihat is mobbed by his Turkey teammates after his winner against the Czech Republic at Euro 2008. Photograph: Getty

Euro 2008: Turkey 3 Czech Republic 2 June 15th, 2008 Turkey started their Euro 2008 campaign with a tame enough defeat by Portugal and when they fo(...)

Emma Smyth scored her first international hat-trick in Ireland’s 13-0 defeat of Turkey in the World League Round 2 match at Belfield. Photograph: Inpho

Ireland 13 Turkey 0 Ireland proved far too strong for Turkey to complete their UDG Healthcare World League Round 2 with a huge win, with Naomi Carroll(...)

IRELAND 1 TURKEY 2 The Euro Under-19 finals destiny is out of Republic of Ireland hands following a late reverse to Turkey in Tallaght Stadiu(...)

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