Istanbul’s Medipol Başakşehir, which has surprisingly accumulated the best record of any Turkish Super League in the first 11 weeks over the last 13 years, will take on its closest rival, Beşiktaş, on Nov. 26 with an eye to putting more distance between themselves and the chasing pack
Turkey’s Fenerbahçe can advance to the round of 32 in the UEFA Europa League with a game to spare with the right combination of results on matchday five when it welcomes Ukraine’s Zorya Luhansk, while Osmanlıspor can also make it to the next round if it beats Romania’s Steaua București away
Fenerbahçe defeated arch-rival Galatasaray 2-0 in a derby on Nov. 20 in the Spor Toto Super League at its Şükrü Saraçoğlu Stadium in Istanbul to continue its recent renaissance
Galatasaray wants to end a 17-year jinx when it travels to the Asian side of Istanbul for a Spor Toto Super League game on Nov. 20
The wives of footballers at Fenerbahçe have sent aid to the Syrian city of Jarablus, recently liberated from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL).
Turkey’s parliament approved the creation of two new universities in Istanbul on late Nov. 16, state-run Anadolu Agency has reported
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President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has criticized the outcry after the recent arrests of journalists and Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) deputies. “When my prison sentence was confirmed in 1999, I went to the Pınarhisar Prison quietly and served my sentence. I did not yell, have a fit, or stage a show,” he said.
Turkey’s Fenerbahçe will visit Baskonia Vitoria Gasteiz, a Basque side that wants to turn its most recent victory into a streak, on Nov. 11 in Round 6 of the Euroleague at the Fernando Buesa Arena as Galatasaray Odeabank takes on Olympiacos
Fenerbahçe won three golden points against Akhisar Belediyespor Nov. 6 to remain in the league race in a game in which its Dutch international Robin van Persie suffered an eye injury, with media reports criticizing officials for only allowing medical aid to arrive late
Coach Fatih Terim makes siginificant changes to the Turkish squad for a game against Kosovo, recalling Barcelona’s Arda Turan and other names
Fenerbahçe scores two stunning goals to beat Manchester United and leave Jose Mourinho’s side in danger of Europa League elimination, while Osmanlıspor claims a surprise victory against Spain’s Villareal
Istanbul’s Fenerbahçe found some relief in a stunning 5-0 win against a strong Kardemir Karabükspor on Oct. 30 at home, following a historically bad start to the Turkish league.
Istanbul club Başakşehir is determined to remain the leader of the Spor Toto Super League as it prepares to host Akhisar Belediye on Oct. 30.
Istanbul club Fenerbahçe remained undefeated and joined CSKA Moscow atop the standings by downing Zalgiris Kaunas 82-68 at home on Oct. 26.
Ali Koç, a former official of Turkey’s Fenerbahçe and a third-generation member of Turkey’s wealthiest family, has confirmed he will run as a candidate in a bid to replace the Istanbul-based club’s chairman, Aziz Yıldırım
Spor Toto Super League leader Başakşehir, and its closest rival Beşiktaş, remained unbeaten after their Week 8 matches on Oct. 23, as Galatasaray suffered its first league defeat.
Two erstwhile Turkish also-rans, Osmanlıspor and Atiker Konyaspor, secured draws against strong rivals in the UEFA Europa League late on Oct. 20, but Istanbul giants Fenerbahçe were sent packing by the Premier League’s Manchester United away.
Fenerbahçe will be chasing another historic success when the Istanbul club visits Manchester United on Oct. 20 for a Europa League game
A plane transporting members of Fenerbahçe was forced to make an emergency landing in Hungary on Oct. 19 after a crack appeared in the front window, the club’s said.
Fenerbahçe’s sputtering season continued over the weekend after the team failed to beat 10-man Aytemiz Alanyaspor in a Spor Toto Super League game on Oct. 16, fueling rumors of an early departure for Dutch coach Dick Advocaat
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