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Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
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).
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
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
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.
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
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
Oklahoma City Thunder center Enes Kanter, who is known to be a staunch follower of U.S.-based Islamic preacher Fethullah Gülen, has said that he was ready to die for him
It's been a difficult few months for the Olympic women's basketball teams from Turkey and France. Both countries have been victimized by deadly extremist attacks, and Turkey is struggling with the aftermath of a bloody attempted coup
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
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
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