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Turkish NBA player barred entry to Romania after passport cancelled

Bucharest (dpa) – Turkish NBA basketball star Enes Kanter was barred entry to Romania Saturday after his passport was cancelled, the Turkish state news agency Anadolu reported. Kanter, who plays for the Oklahoma City Thunder, reportedly wanted to attend rallies linked to radical cleric Fethullah Gulen. Kanter is an outspoken supporter of Gulen’s movement. The leadership… Read more

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Ryder On a Roll At Sports Industry Awards

Team Dimension Data for Qhubeka’s team principal Doug Ryder is having a week to remember, his latest reward coming at Thursday night’s 2017 Discovery Sport Industry Awards. His African cycling team celebrated stage wins in both the Giro d’Italia and and Tour of Norway events and at Thursday night’s awards, Ryder was named Sport Industry Personality… Read more

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Sports industry compared to ‘gold mine’

China’s ambassador to the United Kingdom, Liu Xiaoming, urged British companies to invest in China’s sports industry, which he likened to a “gold mine”, during a speech at the annual Telegraph Business of Sport conference. Liu outlined several incentives for UK businesses wanting to expand operations in China’s sports market. An estimated 360 million people regularly… Read more

Gay tennis players from across the globe face off in Toronto

Gay tennis players from across the globe face off in Toronto

Tyrone Andres lives for tennis. The 36-year-old Australian who has been playing for the majority of his life, describes his practice as “religious” and works for Tennis Australia, the organization responsible for the Australian Open tennis tournament. And this spring, Andres will be bringing his passion to Toronto to play in the largest gay tennis tournament… Read more

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Kick Mit Empowers Girls Through Soccer

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Sport is one of the best ways to help kids grow in a healthy way, through collaborative effort, performance and team work so they can develop interpersonal skills and gain self-confidence. So let´s zoom in on a sports project aimed at girls who like playing soccer. “kick mit” is an initiative of Laureus… Read more

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Electronic Scoring System to be used at 2017 Taekwondo Championships

The Electronic Scoring System (ESS) will be used in the 2017 Agoma Open Taekwondo Championships to bring national athletes at par with current global trend, the organiser says.The Coordinator of the championships, Emmanuel Oghenejobo, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Monday in Lagos that the ESS had been in use globally against the manual… Read more

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