A March 10 Turkish league match between Trabzonspor and Fenerbahçe was halted after fans repeatedly threw objects on the pitch
Slaven Bilic stormed out of a press conference following his team’s last-minute victory over Eskişehirspor in protest at recent refereeing decisions
Former chief of staff retired Gen. İlker Başbuğ attended the 'silent scream' demonstrations held for army officers convicted or under detention
A film on Istanbul United, an alliance of rival football fans that formed during last year’s Gezi Park protests, will be shown at the Istanbul Film Festival next month
The Naval Museum, which was recently reopened on Beşiktaş coast, highlights the high culture associated with ships and life afloat the Bosphorus
Beşiktaş takes on Antalyaspor tonight, hoping to bounce back from a Spor Toto Super League defeat against one of its greatest rivals.
Noble colors, mysteries, tasteful harmonies and unique melodies of the chamber music repertory will be offered to the audience during the 3rd Istanbul Opus Amadeus International Chamber Music Festival
Galatasaray hosts Chelsea tonight in a Champions League game that will mark Didier Drogba face his former team.
The Lions prevailed against the Black Eagles with a single goal from a penalty and move to 44 points, three behind Fenerbahçe
Galatasaray hosts Beşiktaş in the game of the weekend as the two rivals will not only fight for a derby win but also continue chasing leader Fenerbahçe
Some of the mayors from main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) went to the Democratic Left Party (DSP) when they were not named as candidates.
Fenerbahçe beat Kasımpaşa 2-1 to break its two-game losing streak in a politically charged Spor Toto Super League match on Feb. 16.
Fenerbahçe Chairman Aziz Yıldırım has appealed to the Constitutional Court to battle his match-fixing conviction, as the club’s fans prepare for a rally ahead of their match this weekend.
Category: ERTUĞRUL ÖZKÖK
I wrote the following about the despicable smear campaign against the participants in the Gezi movement on July 4, 2013:
Beşiktaş have rejoined the title race, thanks to a commanding 3-0 victory over Kasımpaşa in the replay of a controversial game in December marred with incidents
The CHP has named its candidates for key metropolitan districts such as Çankaya in Ankara and Beyoğlu in Istanbul following a marathon
Trabzonspor announced that it had parted ways with coach Mustafa Akçay in the wake of a humiliating home defeat against minnow Akhisarspor
Category: BLIND SPOT
So the opposite of a white Turk, the Purple Turk, would be mediaeval, uneducated and rural. I think that explains it all. (Sorry teletubbies)
The mid-season transfer window for Turkish clubs passed at midnight on Feb. 4, with Galatasaray ending the period as the most active club, having made nine new signings.