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
Beşiktaş is aiming to halt Napoli from achieving historical success when the two clubs meet in Naples in a Champions League Group B game on Oct. 19.
Fenerbahçe’s sputtering season continued over the weekend after the team failed to beat 10-man Aytemiz Alanyaspor in a Spor Toto Super League game on Oct. 16, fueling rumors of an early departure for Dutch coach Dick Advocaat
The Turkish league will resume this weekend after a one-week hiatus for World Cup 2018 qualification games, with all eyes on Medipol Başakşehir, which remains at the top of the standings after six match days
The main opposition Republican People’s Party’s (CHP) Beşiktaş district mayor Murat Hazinedar said on Oct. 14 that he has been referred to the party’s disciplinary committee for insulting three party members.
The main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) has launched an investigation into Murat Hazinedar, the mayor of the Istanbul district of Beşiktaş, on claims of corruption
Category: FORK & CORK
The question was simple: “Just the season for (fill in the blank). Where to savor it best?” I was called by the Turkish edition of daily Hürriyet to take part in a survey of food writers to determine the much sought after tastes of fall.
The Istanbul State Opera and Ballet (IDOB) has opened the 2016-2017 season with a concert that drew a large number of artists at the Süreyya Opera.
The son of a famous Turkish film director has been released by an Istanbul court after being sentenced to six years and three months in jail on Oct. 4 for killing a police officer and wounding another in a traffic accident
Turkish Spor Toto Super League leader Medipol Başakşehir stormed Mediterranean resort city’s Aytemiz Alanyaspor on Oct. 2, taking another step toward proving that it is not the rabbit in the marathon but a merciless serious title contender
Osmanlıspor and Fenerbahçe will clash this weekend in the Spor Toto Super League, immediately on the heels of separate Europa League clashes on Sept. 29
Last year’s Spor Toto Super League runner-up Fenerbahçe has returned to its winning ways with two consecutive victories following a historically bad start
Both sides shared the spoils in the first derby of the Spor Toto Super League season, as Beşiktaş and Galatasaray played to a 2-2 draw in Istanbul late on Sept. 24
Category: GÜNEŞ KÖMÜRCÜLER
For years the only venue that could realistically be described as the center of Istanbul was the historic İstiklal Avenue, dubbed Pera Street in earlier centuries
Turkish Spor Toto Super League club Antalyaspor said yesterday that its star striker Samuel Eto’o would be left out of the squad until further notice in a bitter row over comments on social media
Category: MURAT YETKİN
He was the ever smiling, unusually handsome, late-20s star of Turkish cinema from the mid-1970s
Category: İSMET BERKAN
In 1908, when the second constitutional monarchy was declared, people in all regions of the Ottoman geography took to the streets
Brazilian substitute Anderson Talisca scored a stunning stoppage-time free kick against his own club to earn Beşiktaş a 1-1 draw at former European Cup winner Benfica in a Champions League Group B match late on Sept. 13
Başakşehir maintained its perfect record in league play and replaced Galatasaray atop the Spor Toto Super League standings after Sept. 10’s games
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