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Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
Following a disappointing start to the World Cup 2018 qualifying campaign, Turkey needs to beat Finland at home to remain in the race
“Hooliganism” will soon be a thing of the past in both Turkish football and Turkish politics, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said March 20 at a symposium on football in Istanbul
Beşiktaş was held to a goalless draw at Antalyaspor on March 19 in a Spor Toto Super League game, on a weekend when its closest rival in the title race also failed to win.
Beşiktaş will take on Lyon of France in the Europa League quarterfinals after knocking out Greek team Olympiacos on March 16
Beşiktaş coach Şenol Güneş remains cautious ahead of the Europa League second leg of round of 16 tie with Olympiacos, despite a promising draw in the first game in Greece
Harry Potter author J. K. Rowling has responded to Fenerbahçe’s Italian forward Gigi Datome after he posted a tweet about a scar on his forehead reminiscent of Harry Potter’s infamous “lightning scar.”
Sergen Yalçın, a former legendary Turkish attacking midfielder known for his careless behavior and stunning skills, has already proven to be a giant killer as coach after adding yet another important result against a big Istanbul side in his young stint as coach of Kayserispor.
Galatasaray Odeabank ended its historical five-game winless stint in the Turkish Airlines Euroleague against Maccabi Tel Aviv in emphatic fashion on Jan. 24 by pulling away to a 102-63 victory at home in Abdi İpekçi Arena
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
Israel’s domestic security service said on Feb. 15 it had barred the country’s Ironi Nahariya basketball team from playing a Europe Cup match in Turkey, due to “exceptional” safety concerns.
Technology giant Vestel has become the main sponsor of the Turkish Volleyball Federation (TVF), the company said in a written statement on Oct. 13
The FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour, which presents the FIVB Antalya Open, kicked off in the Mediterranean province on May 10
Turkey’s Eczacıbaşı VitrA Istanbul women’s volleyball team retained their world title in a 3-2 over Pomi Casalmaggiore of Italy in Philippine capital Manila on Oct. 23
Çağla Büyükakçay, Turkey’s top tennis player, continued her historic clay court season at Roland Garros, defeating Aliaksandra Sasnovich 5-7, 7-6, 6-2 on May 23 to become the first Turkish woman in the Open Era to win a match at a Grand Slam
Turkish tennis player Cağla Büyükakçay became the first Turkish player to win a WTA tournament following a victory over Montenegro’s Danka Kovinic in the final of the TEB BNP Paribas Istanbul Cup International Women’s tournament on April 24
Maria Sharapova was suspended from tennis for two years June 8 for testing positive for meldonium at the Australian Open, and immediately responded by saying she would appeal the decision to sport's highest court
The most hotly anticipated Masters in years gets underway early April 9 morning under the towering Georgia pines of Augusta National with a host of gripping potential story lines.
Some 173 golfers apply to compete for double the prize money in the Turkish Airlines Ladies Open, Turkey leg of the Ladies European Tour in Belek at the event’s new home, the Carya Golf Club
Melissa Reid stays on course for a second title at the Turkish Airlines Ladies Open leading with 11 under par, one stroke ahead of Pamela Pretswell
As Sebastian Vettel nurses his hangover, Bernie Ecclestone can raise a toast to the F1 gods after a weekend to savour in Malaysia gave the sport a reason to smile again.
World champion Lewis Hamilton was unbeatable even in a misfiring car as he topped practice at the Malaysian Grand Prix despite mechanical problems on March 27.
Mercedes will be looking to reassert their Formula One dominance at the Chinese Grand Prix this weekend after the team received the loudest of wake-up calls in Malaysia by Sebastian Vettel's revitalised Ferrari.
The Presidential Cycling Tour of Turkey, originally scheduled to make its WorldTour debut April 18-23, has been postponed and will seek a later date on the 2017 calendar, the world cycling’s governing body announced on Feb. 15.
Turkey’s ice hockey federation on Feb. 14 expressed optimism over the future of the sport in the country after its men’s youth team slumped to an extraordinary 42-0 defeat to Russia at an Olympic festival.
World free diving female champion Derya Can has broken a Guinness World Record with a 120-meter horizontal apnea dive in an ice-covered lake