Turkish league champions Beşiktaş eliminated Israeli side Hapoel Beer Sheva 5-2 on aggregate late on Feb. 23 to advance to the last 16 in the Europa League, leaving it as the only Turkish side left standing in European competition for the year.
Fenerbahçe will be searching for a much-needed victory when it hosts Russian club Krasnodar in the second leg of a Europa League round of 32 clash.
The arson attack on the Müjdat Gezen Arts and Culture Center in Istanbul’s Kadıköy district is a “provocation,” Culture and Tourism Minister Nabi Avcı has said.
Spor Toto Super League club Galatasaray will travel to Çaykur Rizespor on Feb. 18 for its first test under new coach Igor Tudor.
Three Turkish teams in the UEFA Europa League will take on hard tests against regional rivals from three countries with whom Turkey has faced political disputes in recent years when the competition’s Round of 32 begins on Feb. 16
The Galatasaray administration and technical staff were in hot water on Feb. 13 after the Istanbul club suffered a 2-1 defeat at home to Kayserispor, its second loss in three league games.
Başakşehir suffered an unexpected 4-0 loss against Kasımpaşaspor on Feb. 12, making it miss its chance to climb back to the top of the Spor Toto Super League standings and failing to capitalize on its closest rival’s loss.
Turkish Super League leader Beşiktaş will try to redirect its focus to the league following a traumatic loss against archrival Fenerbahçe last week, when it visits a tough Kardemir Karabük on Feb. 10.
A painting drawn by Deputy Prime Minister Mehmet Şimşek has been sold for 151,000 Turkish Liras ($41,000) at an auction, donating the profits to the Turkish Alzheimer Association
Hundreds of fingerprints have been found on documents seized from the Akıncı Air Base, which was used as a headquarters by the perpetrators of the July 2016 coup, according to Turkish authorities.
Fenerbahçe coach Dick Advocaat will take his time to consider whether to sign a contract to stay at the club for another year, Fenerbahçe Deputy Chairman Şekip Mosturoğlu has announced.
Beşiktaş chairman Firket Orman has “apologized for any wrongdoings” committed by his club during the Feb. 5 Ziraat Turkey Cup game against Fenerbahçe, which was marked by brawls and on-pitch violence.
Fenerbahçe eliminated Beşiktaş in the Ziraat Turkish Cup last 16 late on Feb. 5 1-0 in a tense game marked by brawls
Super League leader Beşiktaş will take on Fenerbahçe, an archrival looking for redemption, in a Turkey Cup matchup. The league’s other two title contenders will meet in another Istanbul derby
Kayserispor, which is fighting against relegation, dealt a major blow to Fenerbahçe’s dreams of winning the Spor Toto Super League title on Jan. 29 when it destroyed the Istanbul club 4-1 at home.
Turkish international football star Arda Turan shared a lengthy Instagram post early on Jan. 27, lashing out at reactions that poured against him after he participated in a celebrity social media campaign encouraging people to vote “yes” in the upcoming referendum on constitutional amendments.
Defending champion Beşiktaş returned to the top of the standings in the Spor Toto Super League after beating Aytemiz Alanyaspor, a newcomer to the top tier, 4-1 in the closing game of the 18th week late on Jan 23.
Fenerbahçe managed to stay in the Spor Toto Super League title competition with a 1-0 victory at home on Jan. 22 against Başakşehir.
Super Toto Super League leader Medipol Başakşehir, a giant killer turned title contender, is set to pay a crucial – if not historic – visit to Fenerbahçe on Jan. 22.
A home defeat against Başakşehir could mean the end of title hopes for Fenerbahçe, while the visiting side will want to continue its unbeaten streak
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