Alexander Milosevic, the new arrival of Beşiktaş, has said this was not his first time in the country, as he tasted the police tear gas in the summer of 2013
Category: FORK & CORK
The crowd was anxious to hear. Young chefs were waiting nervously, hoping that their names would be called. The winning team would have a big reward: a trip to Turkey.
Category: EMRE DELİVELİ
I will probably end up puking if I read one more overly-optimistic report about the positive impact of lower oil prices on the Turkish economy, and especially Turkey’s current account deficit – its Achilles’ heel.
Category: ÖZGÜR KORKMAZ
While Turkey seems to be on a downward path in democracy, freedom of speech and fighting against corruption, the situation of the country’s football is no different.
The Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality has announced a new tender for eight separate air rail projects, planned to link together a number of neighborhoods.
I was extremely pissed off when I learned the Turkish Football Federation (TFF) had yet again changed the rules on foreign player quotas for football clubs, allowing them to field the entire starting lineup with non-Turkish players.
Cem Yılmaz, a 16-year-old member of Beşiktaş’s wrestling team, succumbed to his wounds after being stabbed a day earlier while intervening in a fight between firefighters and locals
Clubs will be able to have a total of 28 players in their squads, 14 of whom can be foreign players
Fenerbahçe goes into the winter break atop Spor Toto Super League standings after Beşiktaş lost top spot with a 2-0 loss against Galatasaray in an Istanbul derby
Leader Beşiktaş has 35 points from 15 games this season ahead of the game on Jan. 4 against city rival Galatasaray, which sits in third place with 32 points
Beşiktaş striker Demba Ba, who has already found the net 16 times in 20 appearances, stirred controversy among Turkish clerics with his goal celebration
Go green! This could be the slogan of the coming year. Listening to Uğur Bayar, chairman of WWF in Turkey, I finally saw a dim ray of hope about the bleak future of the environment in Turkey.
Istanbul side Beşiktaş defends top spot in the Turkish Spor Toto Super league for a fifth week in a row, narrowly beating Konya before a crucial derby
The 15th week of Turkey’s top football division, the Spor Toto Super League, is set to kick off Dec. 26 with the highly anticipated match between Gençlerbirliği and Galatasaray in Ankara
Beşiktaş’s defensive midfielder Veli Kavlak hit the headlines Dec. 25 not for any great play in his side’s loss to Adana Demirspor, but a rare objection to the referee to prevent a rival from receiving a red card.
Europe’s football governing body has banned Bursaspor from the next UEFA competition due to the side’s financial burdens, mainly unpaid salaries
FOOTBALL & POLITICS - Football fans in Turkey and Egypt continue to fight for their existence by struggling against court cases and battling for stadium access
The close follow-up continues in the Turkish Super League, with no change in the top three for a fourth week in a row
Category: KENAN BAŞARAN
The Beşiktaş football fan club çArşı is a unique one with many unique acts. Its demonstrations carry small subtle messages filled with pangs of intelligence.
Galatasaray will meet Mersin İdmanyurdu in the former’s Turk Telekom Arena in Istanbul on Dec. 19, while Beşiktaş will host Akhisar Belediyespor on Dec. 20 to defend its top seat in the Spor Toto Super League.
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