The referee of the Turkish Cup football match between Batman Petrolspor and Kasımpaşa, Özgür Yankaya, suspended the game on Oct. 30 in the second minute of extra time after a plastic bottle hit a footballer on the head.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan met Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) champion Khabib Nurmagomedov on Oct. 29 during the opening of Istanbul Airport.
Novak Djokovic can complete a stunning return to world number one at the Paris Masters this week as Rafael Nadal hits the comeback trail for the first time since limping out of the U.S. Open.
A struggling Fenerbahçe has sacked its Dutch coach Phillip Cocu just four months after he took over the team, following a string of losses and disappointment.
Turkey's Fenerbahçe recovered from two-goal deficit to end the football match in draw with Belgium's Anderlecht in the UEFA Europa League on Oct. 25 evening.
The fourth round of the 2018-2019 Turkish Airlines EuroLeague regular season began on Oct. 25.
Turkish wrestler Yasemin Adar on Oct. 24 won a silver medal at the World Wrestling Championships in the Hungarian capital Budapest.
Istanbul's Galatasaray drew Germany's Schalke 04 on Oct. 24 0-0 in the UEFA Champions League.
Two major Istanbul clubs struggling in the Turkish league want to give their supporters some joy when theey go on the pitch for Europa League games against Belgian opponents on Oct. 25.