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Field of broken dreams: football’s slave trade – photo essay

All they want is to do is play professionally, but for many young hopefuls from Africa their expensive journey to Turkey ends in exploitation • Photographs by Italo RondinellaFor months, Yves Kibendo woke up every morning at 6am. He would leave his hou…

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Mesut Özil, the playmaker who spoke out when football stayed silent

Football’s authorities and China criticised the Arsenal star for highlighting the plight of the Uighurs. Now the mercurial player seems isolated and alienatedLast Sunday the legions of Premier League followers in China were denied the opportunity to wa…

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Euro 2020 draw: team-by-team guide to the 20 qualified nations

All you need to know about the teams entering the draw on Saturday for next summer’s European Championship finals Continue reading…

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Euro 2020 draw: team-by-team guide to the 20 qualified nations

All you need to know about the teams entering the draw on Saturday for next summer’s European Championship finals Continue reading…

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Turkey qualify for Euro 2020 finals after holding Iceland to goalless draw

• 0-0 draw in Group H also secures France a place in the finals• Iceland’s Hordur Magnusson came close to snatching a winTurkey qualified for the Euro 2020 finals with a goalless draw in their Group H game against Iceland – with the result also ensurin…

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Turkey qualify for Euro 2020 finals after holding Iceland to goalless draw

• 0-0 draw in Group H also secures France a place in the finals• Iceland’s Hordur Magnusson came close to snatching a winTurkey qualified for the Euro 2020 finals with a goalless draw in their Group H game against Iceland – with the result also ensurin…

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Euro 2020 qualifiers and international football: 10 things to look out for

Aaron Ramsey returns to Wales after a year out, Naby Keïta must step up for Guinea and Iceland will face a frosty reception The build-up to Wales’s remaining qualifiers has been dominated by the dismay that Gareth Bale’s call-up has caused at Real Madr…

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Euro 2020 qualifiers and international football: 10 things to look out for

Aaron Ramsey returns to Wales after a year out, Naby Keïta must step up for Guinea and Iceland will face a frosty reception The build-up to Wales’s remaining qualifiers has been dominated by the dismay that Gareth Bale’s call-up has caused at Real Madr…

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Turkey footballers defy Uefa again by celebrating with military salute

Gestures in France repeat those used against Albania on FridaySalute seen as support for Turkish forces in northern SyriaTurkey’s players defied Uefa with another military salute in their 1-1 draw with France during a European Championship qualifier on…

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Euro 2020 roundup: Ronaldo hits 700th career goal, Giroud on target again

• Yarmolenko also nets as Ukraine edge out Portugal • Mitrovic double downs Lithuania, France held by TurkeyCristiano Ronaldo scored his 700th career goal when he converted a 72nd-minute penalty in Portugal’s Euro 2020 qualifier defeat by Ukraine.The 3…

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Euro 2020 roundup: Kanté injured in warm-up as France sink Iceland

• N’Golo Kanté was due to start but picked up injury in warm-up• France and Turkey top of Group H; Portugal and Ukraine winOlivier Giroud scored the only goal from the penalty spot as world France claimed a 1-0 victory in their crunch Euro 2020 qualifi…

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Emre Belozoglu the wise old head as Turkey’s young generation impresses

Turkey are top of their qualifying group with a team of young players developed at home benefiting from the guidance of 39-year-old Emre BelozogluTurkey sit top of their Euro 2020 qualifying group, ahead of France on head-to-head, but perhaps the most …

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Euro 2020 roundup: Ronaldo gets four, France stroll it, Czechs bounce back

• Ronaldo takes international tally to 93 in 5-1 win over Lithuania• Czech Republic leapfrog Kosovo with 3-0 victory in MontenegroPortugal captain Cristiano Ronaldo took his international goals tally to 93 when he scored four times to give the European…

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Euro 2020 qualifiers and international football: 10 things to look out for

Germany v Netherlands should be another belter, Chad make their return and will Brighton’s Mac Allister play for Argentina?Before October 2018, the Netherlands had not kicked a ball in anger against Germany for six years. When the teams walk out for th…

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International men’s football: talking points from the week’s action

Nations League positives for Portugal and even England, dismay for David de Gea and Kosovo’s Euro 2020 qualifying joyThe numbed anticlimax of Sunday’s third-place play-off ensured the lingering impression of England’s Nations League campaign was one of…

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Turkey accuses Iceland of disrespecting national football team at airport

Players say they were searched and held for over three hoursTurkey captain has dishwashing brush thrust towards himTurkey has accused Icelandic officials of showing disrespect to its national team after players said they were kept waiting at passport c…

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US senator asks Canada to protect Erdo?an critic Kanter during NBA finals

Trail Blazers player is an opponent of Turkish presidentBlazers could travel to play Toronto Raptors in finalsThe NBA playoffs have been swept up in diplomatic drama, with US senator Ron Wyden expressing concern for the safety of Portland Trail Blazers…

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Into the blue: free-diving in Antarctica – in pictures

?ahika Ercümen, a world record-holding free-diver from Turkey, is diving in Antarctica as part of a scientific research mission. Photographer Özge Elif K?z?l is travelling with her to document the trip Continue reading…

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NBA backs decision by Knicks’ Enes Kanter not to come to London

• Kanter has been critical of Turkish president Erdogan• Washington Wizards 101-100 New York KnicksAs the Washington Wizards and New York Knicks rolled into town for the NBA’s ninth London game the league’s commissioner Adam Silver offered his full bac…

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NBA backs decision by Knicks’ Enes Kanter not to come to London

• Kanter has been critical of Turkish president Erdogan• Washington Wizards 101-100 New York KnicksAs the Washington Wizards and New York Knicks rolled into town for the NBA’s ninth London game the league’s commissioner Adam Silver offered his full bac…