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United Kingdom Ambassador to Turkey Richard Moore has criticized the Scottish referee of the Dec. 6 Champions League match between Dinamo Kiev and Beşiktaş, in which the latter was crushed 6-0
Beşiktaş’s hopes of reaching the Champions League knockout stage were crushed on Dec. 6 when it had two players sent off in a 6-0 mauling by previously winless Dynamo Kiev in Group B
Wintry conditions and already-eliminated opposition will be all that stand between Beşiktaş and a date with destiny in a maiden trip to the knockout round of the Champions League when the Black Eagles head to Ukraine to take on Dynamo Kyiv on Dec. 6
An Istanbul derby between Fenerbahçe and Beşiktaş in the Spor Toto Super League ended in a goalless draw late on Dec. 3, with the visiting side Beşiktaş maintaining its unbeaten record this season in all competitions
A rising Fenerbahçe, which has won its last eight games, will host historic rival Beşiktaş on Dec. 3 looking to maintain an 11-year undefeated record in derby games.
Spor Toto Super League leader Medipol Başakşehir refused to allow Beşiktaş to overtake it atop the table in an exciting draw between the top flight’s last two unbeaten teams during a Nov. 26 match at Beşiktaş’s Vodafone Arena.
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
Hidayet Türkoğlu, a former NBA player and a current advisor to President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, has been elected as the new president of the Turkish Basketball Federation (TBF).
Turkey denied host Brazil its lone win in women’s basketball Aug. 13, rallying from 18 points down in the third quarter and beating the Brazilians 79-76 in double overtime
Istanbul club Fenerbahçe remained undefeated and joined CSKA Moscow atop the standings by downing Zalgiris Kaunas 82-68 at home on Oct. 26.
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.
Turkey’s Nazmiye Muratlı broke the world and Paralympic record on Sept. 8 on her way to gold in the women’s up to 41kg powerlifting event at the 2016 Paralympics Games in Rio De Janeiro
Turkish heavyweight grappler Taha Akgül defeated Iran’s Komeil Ghasemi in the final game of the men’s 125kg freestyle wrestling competition in Rio on Aug. 20, becoming Turkey’s first gold medalist at the Rio Games
As the 2016 Rio Paralympic Games draw nearer to a close, Turkey rose to 30th in the medal table on the seventh day of competition, having earned two golds, one silver and four bronzes for a total of seven medals