Category: ÖZGÜR KORKMAZ
When the referee blew the final whistle in a Ziraat Turkish Cup game on Jan. 31 in Bursa, he marked the end of a football match and the start of a fresh debate over politics and sports
Turkey’s leading businesspeople and politicians made a rare show of unity on Jan. 24 to turn out in force at the funeral of the chairman of Turkey’s largest industrial conglomerate, Mustafa Koç
After signing three players in the mid-week, including a goalkeeper to the squad to please uneasy supporters, Beşiktaş travels to Trabzonspor for a Spor Toto Super League game
Turkey’s Beşiktaş said in a filing to the stock exchange on Jan. 20 that it is in talks with Aras Özbiliz, the rising Armenian star of Russia’s Spartak Moscow. However, the title contender does not plan to enroll the Istanbul-born midfielder this season, but send him on loan to Spain’s Getafe, according to sources
Norwegian international footballer Martin Linnes arrived in Istanbul on Jan. 12 to sign a contract with Galatasaray
A huge fire ripped through a luxury Dubai hotel where Turkish football players and others were staying on the night of Dec. 31, 2015, injuring 16 people
Gençlerbirliği parted ways with coach Yılmaz Vural on Dec. 29, just five days after he signed a one-and-a-half-year contract with the Ankara club
Beşiktaş was crowned the winter champion in the Turkish Super League as the first half of the title race concluded over the weekend, with city rival Galatasaray struggling to stay in the race
Fenerbahçe right back Şener Özbayraklı stunned viewers on Dec. 23 with a breathtaking long-rage goal he scored from 35 meters out during a Ziraat Turkish Cup match at home to Antalyaspor
Turkish club Fenerbahçe and Russia’s Locomotive Moscow will hope tensions between their respective countries will not be reflected on the football pitch when the two sides meet in the Europa League in February
Galatasaray faltered in its first game under new coach Mustafa Denizli on Nov. 29, being held to a 2-2 draw by Kasımpaşa despite leading twice
Defending Spor Toto Super League champion Galatasaray will play its first game under its new coach on Nov. 29 when it makes a short trip to city rival Kasımpaşaspor
The Spor Toto Super League’s leading duo, Beşiktaş and Fenerbahçe, return to continental duty on Nov. 26, with both looking to secure spots for the round of 32 in the Europa League
Galatasaray is going through turbulent times and now must play a win-or-die game on Nov. 24 when it travels to Spain for a Champions League Group C match against Atletico Madrid
Spor Toto Super League club Galatasaray announced Nov. 23 that it has agreed on a contract with Mustafa Denizli to become the Istanbul side’s next coach. The deal will reportedly expire at the end of next season
Erospolis takes a look at İzmir’s two ‘frenemy’ football teams whose chairs promise to set a national example of sportsmanship. The supporters, divided by geography, history and modern clichés, barely deliver
Fenerbahçe was held at a 1-1 draw at home by archrival Galatasaray on Oct. 25 in a Spor Toto Super League game.
Turkey’s biggest football rivalry will be renewed on Oct. 25 when Fenerbahçe and Galatasaray, both buoyed by mid-week victories on the European stage, clash at the Şükrü Saraçoğlu in a Spor Toto Super League game.
Category: ERTUĞRUL ÖZKÖK
The dialogue in the title is a shadow show, but the origins of the shadows are real.
The water of a controversial creek on Istanbul’s Asian side, which had seen an improvement in quality following a recent cleaning project spurred by a local protest, has quickly returned to its original polluted state.
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