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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.
Cameroon forward Vincent Aboubakar hit a brace as Ricardo Quaresma-inspired Beşiktaş ended Napoli’s dreams of making Champions League history with a 3-2 win at the San Paolo on Oct. 19
Trabzonspor player Salih Dursun was sent off after showing the referee the red card during an argument over a penalty decision on Feb. 21 in a Spor Toto Super League game against Galatasaray
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
A total of eight players from 1207 Antalya Muratpaşa Belediyespor, a Turkish women’s first league football team in the Mediterranean province of Antalya, are sharing the same house as they sweat over their team’s success on the green pitch
Cristiano Ronaldo headed his 300th goal for Real Madrid in a laboured 2-0 La Liga victory at neighbours Rayo Vallecano on Wednesday that kept the gap on leaders Barcelona down to four points.
The final 18 seconds of a women's under-19 European Championship qualifier between England and Norway is to be replayed after UEFA acknowledged the referee had made a mistake.
Former Netherlands forward Dirk Kuyt is returning to Feyenoord next season, the Rotterdam club announced
A senior executive of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) allegedly requested in 2012 a subordinate to tamper with or hide documents related to inquiries by independent auditors and FIFA into management of the group by ousted AFC President Mohammed Bin Hammam, according to claims.
Legal and diplomatic battles in U.N. organizations and international sport associations involving charges of war crimes and efforts to suspend membership of one or the other are likely to shape future Israeli-Palestinian relations in the wake of last month’s electoral victory by Benjamin Netanyahu.
The United Arab Emirates promised a fitting spectacle complete with a glittering new stadium and plenty of fans on Tuesday after winning hosting rights for the 2019 Asian Cup.
FIFA presidential candidate Prince Ali bin Al Hussein criticised the organisation's "culture of intimidation" and challenged incumbent Sepp Blatter to a public debate as he kick-started his campaign on Feb. 3.
UEFA president Michel Platini on March 24 warned of a return to the "dark days" of hooliganism in Europe fired by a rise in nationalism and extremism.