Category: SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
Twenty-five million Turkish gamers spend a total of 39 million hours per day in front of screens playing e-games, the Youth and Sports Ministry stated on June 18
Thai football club Buriram United has filed a criminal complaint against a Turkish manager who had promised to organize a concert by U.S. pop icon Taylor Swift for the inauguration ceremony of the team’s new stadium last year.
Category: KANAT ATKAYA
Our national football squad played its first game on Oct. 26, 1923, exactly three days before the republic was declared.
Four of Turkey’s biggest football teams have reached a record high amount of debt in the season between June 1, 2016, and Feb. 28.
Champion Beşiktaş finished the Spor Toto Super League season on a high note, beating Osmanlıspor 4-0 at home on June 3, as players and fans celebrated the team’s 15th league title.
Beşiktaş will receive its Spor Toto Super League trophy at home on June 3 after a game against Osmanlıspor, while the final matches of the league season will also decide the final team to drop down to the lower division.
Beşiktaş coach Şenol Güneş, who earned himself a special place in Beşiktaş’s record book by becoming the only Turkish coach to clinch the domestic title with the Black Eagles in back-to-back seasons on May 28, has set higher goals for the Black Eagles.
A “healthy” team at the start of the Euroleague playoffs was vital to Fenerbahçe’s Euroleague title, coach Zeljko Obradovic has said.
Two Turkish professional footballers, Başakşehir club’s Emre Belözoğlu and Fenerbahçe’s Volkan Şen as well as former manager Tayfun Havutçu gave testimonies on May 25 in Istanbul as part of an ongoing probe into the illegal import of luxury cars, state-run Anadolu Agency has reported.
Fenerbahçe fans and players were over the moon on May 22, cheering and dancing on the streets to celebrate the club’s maiden Turkish Airlines Euroleague title.
Fenerbahçe coach Zeljko Obradovic has called on the club fans to show hospitality to Olympiacos fans in Istanbul ahead of May 21’s clash between the two teams for the Turkish Airlines Euroleague trophy.
Fenerbahçe is one victory away from becoming the first Turkish club to grab the Turkish Airlines Euroleague trophy, and has the perfect recipe with fired up players, anxious fans and a cautious coach.
Leader Beşiktaş will have a chance to bolster its lead ahead of Medipol Başakşehir when it takes the field in the Spor Toto Super League this weekend with just three weeks left in the year.
Six Olympiacos fans suffered injuries, including one with stab wounds, on May 19 during a brawl between Olympiacos and locals in Istanbul ahead of EuroLeague’s Final Four in Istanbul, Doğan News Agency has reported
Fenerbahçe refuses to slow down against Real Madrid in a Euroleague Final Four semifinal clash, extending its lead to 13 points at the end of third quarter.
Fenerbahçe beats Real Madrid 84-75 in Final Four in Istanbul, and will take on Olympiacos on May 21 for its maiden Euroleague trophy
Defending Turkish Super League champion Beşiktaş maintained its lead at the top of the standings with three games remaining after it scored a hard-fought victory over historic rival Bursaspor in the closing game of week 31 on May 15.
Istanbul police detained two people on May 15 over allegations that they committed fraud worth $4.5 million against Gregory Van der Wiel, a Dutch international footballer who plays for Turkish club Fenerbahçe.
Spor Toto Super League title hopefuls Beşiktaş and Başakşehir will play tough games in Week 31 as the race for the trophy enters the final stretch.
Aziz Yıldırım, the chairman of Istanbul-based sports club Fenerbahçe, has been barred from basketball games for six months and fined 40,000 Turkish Liras ($11,162) for attacking a rival club’s chairman.
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