Turkey’s flagship carrier Turkish Airlines have signed world renowned Hollywood actor Morgan Freemen as its new brand face to represent it in the U.S. as a part of a new advertisement campaign, the company announced on Jan. 19.
Draws will be enough for Turkish clubs Fenerbahçe and Osmanlıspor to advance from their respective groups when they play in the Europa League on Dec. 8
A rising Fenerbahçe, which has won its last eight games, will host historic rival Beşiktaş on Dec. 3 looking to maintain an 11-year undefeated record in derby games.
Istanbul’s Medipol Başakşehir, which has surprisingly accumulated the best record of any Turkish Super League in the first 11 weeks over the last 13 years, will take on its closest rival, Beşiktaş, on Nov. 26 with an eye to putting more distance between themselves and the chasing pack
Turkey’s Fenerbahçe can advance to the round of 32 in the UEFA Europa League with a game to spare with the right combination of results on matchday five when it welcomes Ukraine’s Zorya Luhansk, while Osmanlıspor can also make it to the next round if it beats Romania’s Steaua București away
Fenerbahçe defeated arch-rival Galatasaray 2-0 in a derby on Nov. 20 in the Spor Toto Super League at its Şükrü Saraçoğlu Stadium in Istanbul to continue its recent renaissance
Fenerbahçe won three golden points against Akhisar Belediyespor Nov. 6 to remain in the league race in a game in which its Dutch international Robin van Persie suffered an eye injury, with media reports criticizing officials for only allowing medical aid to arrive late
Turkish champion Beşiktaş will go top of Group B if it follows up a 3-2 away win over Napoli with a home win over the Italian side at its new stadium, where they have won 13 of their past 14 league fixtures.
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.
Fenerbahçe boss Dick Advocaat will be on the opposite bench from one of his old charges, Giovanni van Bronckhorst, when his side hosts Feyenoord in a UEFA Europa League Group A match.
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
Fenerbahçe, whose new coach won the UEFA Europe League with Zenit in 2008, will kick off its campaign with a Group A encounter with Ukraine’s Zorya, while Osmanlıspor, the other Turkish team in the competition, will take on Steaua Bucureşti
Turkey will continue to implement daylight savings time throughout the entire year and will not roll back its clocks an hour on Oct. 30, according to a cabinet decision announced in the Official Gazette on Sept. 7
Turkish champion Beşiktaş will open its Champions League campaign against two-time winner Benfica, with Italian hopeful Napoli and Dynamo Kyiv making up a competitive Group B
Fenerbahçe chairman Aziz Yıldırım has said that a probe into rival Galatasaray should be launched over links to U.S.-based Islamic preacher Fethullah Gülen, adding his club would file a complaint against the Turkish Football Federation (TFF) over suspected Gülenist activities against it
Members of the Turkish Football Federation’s (TFF) affiliated boards have resigned for “security checks” amid a wide-ranging state investigation into the July 15 failed coup attempt, the federation has said in a statement
Turkey’s Fenerbahçe beat AS Monaco 2-1 on July 27 in the first leg of the third qualifying round in the UEFA Champions League
Shaken by a coup attempt on July 15, Turkey will try to return to football fever on July 27 when Fenerbahçe, the Spor Toto Super League runner-up, will host France’s Monaco in a Champions League qualifying match
The draws for the UEFA Champions League third qualifying round were made in Nyon on July 15, with Turkey’s Fenerbahçe drawing Monaco
ONE on ONE - The Turkish squad’s performance at the UEFA Euro 2016 tournament was disappointing, yet it was also a reflection of the current state of affairs in the country, according to a sport writer who was in France to cover the national team
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