Fenerbahçe beat Bursaspor 1-0 at home in a Spor Toto Super League game on April 20 to take over the top spot in the standings
The recent armed attack on the Fenerbahçe team bus should not be surprising, considering the worrying atmosphere of escalating tension around sport in Turkey, a prominent sports journalist has told the Hürriyet Daily News in an exclusive interview.
Turkey’s top flight football will resume with a Ziraat Turkish Cup game on April 14 following a week-long hiatus in the wake of a gun attack on the Fenerbahçe team bus.
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Despite the rise in religious conservatism and erosion of certain secular values in the last decade, Turkey still differs tremendously from the other majority Muslim societies.
The main opposition CHP has named Selina Doğan Özuzun on top of its candidate list for the June 7 elections. She'll represent all minorities
Hakan Şükür, a former professional football player and an independent deputy currently in parliament, applied on April 6, to run for parliament as an independent deputy from Istanbul
Spor Toto Super League leader Galatasaray is eyeing an easy victory at home against Karabükspor this weekend to extend its stay atop the league standings
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Turkey’s national football team will be hosted by European football giants the Netherlands in a UEFA Euro 2016 qualifying group match at Amsterdam Arena on March 28.
Dutch midfielder and captain Wesley Sneijder says the Netherlands want a win against Turkey in their UEFA Euro 2016 qualification match in Amsterdam on March 28, despite the squad being dogged by injuries.
Fenerbahçe edges out Beşiktaş with an eleventh-hour winner, granting their Istanbul rival Galatasaray the top seat in the league
Beşiktaş will play against Fenerbahçe this weekend in a crucial game for the Spor Toto Super League title race, the only target the Istanbul club now has for this season after being knocked out of Europa League competition.
A narrow 1-0 win in the derby puts Fenerbahçe only one point behind its two city rivals, continuing its unbroken 16-year home run against Galatasaray
The race for the title in the Spor Toto Super League might get closer this weekend when Fenerbahçe hosts archrival Galatasaray in an Istanbul derby March 8.
Financial problems have taken another toll on Galatasaray Liv Hospital, with the team’s star point guard announcing his departure due to a dispute over his payments.
Beşiktaş is held to a 2-2 draw in a Spor Toto Super League game agianst cellar-dweller Balıkesirspor, as coach Slaven Bilic puts the blame on mental and physical fatigue after a wearing Liverpool game
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The misfortunes women have to live through in this country never end. You must have seen it, read about it or heard about it.
One worker died on Feb. 23 after falling through an elevator shaft at a construction site in Istanbul
Istanbul club Fenerbahçe was beaten by underdog Akhisar Belediye 2-1 in a Spor Toto Super League match at its home at Şükrü Saraçoğlu stadium on Feb. 23, missing the chance to go to the top standings
Beşiktaş has lost the top spot in the Spor Toto Super League standings following a 1-0 loss at Eskişehirspor on Feb. 22.
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