Category: DOĞAN HIZLAN
Just after arriving at Bodrum Airport to attend the opening of an exhibition, my phone rang. The caller was Fuat Çelebioğlu. He told me, “Panayot Abacı has died.”
Fiorentina’s German international Mario Gomez has become the latest world star to set up shop in the Turkish Super League after signing a two-year loan deal with Istanbul’s Beşiktaş
Beşiktaş, also dubbed the black eagles, say it has signed with its former winger Quaresma, who will test his Portugal national team mate, Nani, and other incoming stars playing for rivals Fenerbahçe and Galatasaray
Fenerbahçe, the Turkish giant that has undergone a facelift this summer by picking up Portuguese international Nani and Dutch star Robin van Persie from Manchester United, will return to the Champions League with a third qualifying round game against Ukraine’s Shakhtar Donetsk, after the draw was made on July 17.
Following his arrival to Istanbul amid much fanfare, the formal signing ceremony of Dutch international striker Robin Van Persie is expected today
Arda Turan, the Turkish star who is set to go to Barcelona July 9 following an up to 41 million-euro contract, sets high goals at the Catalan giant, filling the last gap in his career sheet: a Champions League title
Barcelona announced July 6 the signing of Turkish international midfielder Arda Turan from Atletico Madrid on a five-year deal for a fee that could reach 41 million euros ($45 million)
English Premier League giant Manchester City has signed Bursaspor’s 18-year-old Turkish striker Enes Ünal for reportedly 2 million pounds ($3.1 million), the U.K. club confirmed July 6.
Hours after Galatasaray signed Lukas Podolski, its chairman has said the Turkish football giant’s next targets could be Messi and Neymar
A Turkish man is facing up to 18 years in prison for killing a Serbian fan before a basketball game on Nov. 21, 2014 in Istanbul
American rap star Snoop Dogg has shared a photoshopped image of himself in a Galatasaray jersey, leading to social media frenzy among Turkish football fans
Atletico Madrid Turkish midfielder Arda Turan wants a move to the Premier League this summer and has three offers from top English clubs, according to his agent
Hundreds of people held an outdoor iftar dinner, “Yeryüzü İftarı,” for a third time on Istanbul’s İstiklal Avenue on June 18, for the first day of Ramadan. It is a kind of religious supper eaten during Ramadan
A French student who was deported after being detained by the police during Istanbul’s Gezi Park protests on June 11, 2013, has won 10,000 Turkish Liras in compensation for being unlawfully deprived of her freedom during her detention.
Akbank, owned by Turkish Sabancı Holding, has been named the most valuable brand of Turkey in 2015 with more than $2.5 billion in brand value, according to a research by international brand valuation company Brand Finance.
The Turkish national women’s basketball team is hoping for a medal, gold if possible, at the 2015 European Championships in Hungary.
Beşiktaş, which recently parted ways with Croatian coach Slaven Bilic after two seasons in charge, has signed a contract with Şenol Güneş, one of the most renowned coaches in Turkish football.
Turkish Spor Toto Super League champion Galatasaray has completed a domestic double after beating Bursaspor 3-2 on June 3 to win the Ziraat Turkish Cup final.
Beşiktaş beat Gençlerbirliği 2-1 in the last matchday of the 2014-15 Turkish Spor Toto Super League season at Osmanlı Stadium in Ankara on May 30, completing the season in the third spot with 69 points.
Fenerbahçe was determined not to go down in the title race without a fight, both literally and figuratively, as the last minutes of their 2-2 draw away at Başakşehirspor, which gave archrival Galatasaray the league title, ended with a spree of red cards and two Fener players dangerously kicking their rivals
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