Football: Galatasaray return to top after goal galore
Galatasaray beat Kardemir Karabukspor 4-2 at home; Wesley Sneijder shines out by scoring two goals.

US senators want Russia removed as 2018 World Cup host
Senators say its 'unacceptable' for FIFA to award Word Cup to a country that does not respect its principles and international law

Real Madrid defender out for two weeks
Real Madrid's Portuguese center-back Pepe sidelined for two weeks after thigh injury.

Turkish Cypriot president slams football body merger
The bone of contention is the expected merger of Cyprus Turkish Football Association with Greek Cyprus Football Association.

Football: Portugal come out on top of Group I
UEFA Euro 2016 win for Portugal leaves penalty hit Serbia struggling at bottom of table.

Football: Besiktas striker injured again
Besiktas' Turkish striker Mustafa Pektemek sustains a broken toe injury.

France Football magazine: Messi received 2014's highest pay
Barcelona's Argentine star Messi reportedly made €65 million.

Basketball: Turkey's Banvit reaches Eurocup semifinal
Balikesir's Banvit Bandirma defeats Paris Levallois, 75-71.

Mogadishu youth seeks solace in basketball
The new basketball stadium was opened late last year with a seating capacity of 1,000