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Turkish basketball chief contracts coronavirus

Anadolu Agency SPORT
Published November 21,2020
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The president of the Turkish Basketball Federation (TBF) confirmed on Saturday that he has tested positive for COVID-19.

In a Twitter post, Hidayet Türkoğlu, 41, said he is now in quarantine and receiving medical treatment.

"I recommend that you strictly follow the mask, [social] distancing, and hygiene guidelines," he said.

Türkoğlu, a former player for Turkey's national basketball team, has been president of the TBF since 2015.