Turkish Basketball Federation (TBF) chief and former NBA player Hidayet Türkoğlu has rebuked New York Knicks center Enes Kanter’s remarks on Turkey as a “smear campaign.”
Bayern Munich winger Franck Ribery has been fined by his club for an expletive-laced social media outburst over the weekend as outrage over his comments continued to grow on Monday.
Turkey’s banking association is in talks with the chairmen of the country’s top football clubs to restructure their mounting debts, state broadcaster TRT Spor said on Jan. 7.
Turkish international striker Burak Yılmaz moved to Beşiktaş from Trabzonspor, both clubs announced on Jan. 4.
Turkish Super League’s defending champion Galatasaray, one of Istanbul’s Big 3 clubs, has placed defender Serdar Aziz on the transfer list after his wife’s social media post stirred outcry among football fans.
Serena Williams completed a clean sweep of her singles matches at the mixed teams Hopman Cup in Perth on Jan. 3 as she prepares for her bid to make Grand Slam history at the Australian Open.
“I start to read and then I start to think ‘Liverpool and Jürgen Klopp’ and I cannot focus,” said Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola last month, admitting Liverpool’s charge to depose the Premier League champion has been in his head for some time.
Roger Federer started preparation for his Australian Open title defense in style with a 6-1, 6-1 victory over Cameron Norrie at the Hopman Cup on Dec. 30.
Thousands of Napoli fans showed their support for Senegalese defender Kalidou Koulibaly who was subjected to racist chanting at Inter Milan in midweek by wearing masks and holding up his picture before their team’s Serie A game against Bologna on Dec. 29.
Turkey's Fenerbahçe Beko have come back to beat reigning Euroleague champions Real Madrid 65-63 thanks to Gigi Datome's layup with 6.6 seconds to go.