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Galatasaray has signed West Ham United winger Sofiane Feghouli on a five-year contract for 4.25 million euros ($5 million), the Istanbul club announced on Aug. 14.
Defending champion Beşiktaş made a winning start to the new Spor Toto Super League season by beating Antalyaspor 2-0, while city rival Fenerbahçe was held to a 2-2 draw at newcomer Göztepe over the weekend.
Athletics legends Usain Bolt and Mo Farah experienced some of their greatest moments in their careers at the 2012 Olympics in London but five years on and back in the same stadium, misery replaced joy.
Among the eight sprinters lined up at the start of the world 200 meters final and the 56,000 people in the crowd watching, only one man probably thought Ramil Guliyev would be the winner, and that was the Turkish athlete himself
Turkey and Barcelona midfielder Arda Turan on Aug. 11 said he was ready to return to national team duty, two months after announcing his retirement from international football following a bust-up with former coach Fatih Terim.
The Turkish Super League begins on Aug. 11, when last season’s dark horse Medipol Başakşehir hosts Bursaspor at home, as fans of all sides feel excited to see world stars who made their way to Turkey on millions of euros of contracts.
Yasmani Copello Escobar of Turkey won silver in the men’s 400 meter hurdles at the World Athletics Championships in London on Aug. 9, giving his country its first medal at this year’s competition.
The men's wheelchair basketball team of Turkey ranked first at the European Wheelchair Basketball Championship in the Spanish coastal city of Tenerife on June 30, according to official IWBF Europe website
The Turkish men’s national wheelchair basketball team has reached the European Wheelchair Basketball Championship and will face Great Britain, a team they had beaten in the group stage, in the final on June 30.
Turkish forward Furkan Korkmaz has signed a contract with the Philadelphia 76ers, completing a “dream move” for the 19-year-old player
Members of the Eczacıbaşı VitrA Istanbul women’s volleyball team, which won the world title in the Philippine capital Manila on Oct. 23, was given a hero’s welcome upon arriving back at Istanbul’s Atatürk Airport on Oct. 25
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
Learning a lot from a tragic loss last year, Turkish side Vakıfbank wins the CEV Volleyball Champions League with a convincing victory over host Imoco Volley Conegliano
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
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 Çağla Büyükakçay’s first rival at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games will be Russian Ekaterina Makarova, the Turkish Tennis Federation has announced on its official social media account, as the young athlete gears up to be Turkey’s first Olympian in tennis
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
Lewis Hamilton roared to victory at the Chinese Grand Prix but was then hit by a furious blast from Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg as their long-running feud re-erupted on April 12.
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.
Top-level talks have begun to bring the world’s top car racing tournament, Formula 1, back to Istanbul after a six-year break.
Czech Barbora Spotakova added a second world javelin gold to her trophy cabinet on Aug. 8 in London, while young Turkish athlete Eda Tuğsuz, who raced in the seniors category for the first time, ranked fifth in a tight race.