A pair of Galatasaray players, Arda Turan and Ryan Babel, tested positive on Nov. 17 for the novel coronavirus.
Turkey’s future in the UEFA Nations League hangs on the results of the final games in its group on Nov. 18, as it visits Hungary and Serbia hosts Russia.
Turkey defeated Russia on Nov. 15 with a score of 3-2 in a UEFA Nations League group match, winning its first victory this year.
Turkish football club Fenerbahçe announced on Nov. 14 that their forward Enner Valencia tested positive for the novel coronavirus.
Turkey will host Russia in their fifth game of the UEFA Nations League on Nov. 15.
Lance Stroll upstaged Formula One’s title-chasing Lewis Hamilton on Nov. 14 when he grabbed the first pole position of his career at the Turkish Grand Prix.
Five more players of Turkish football club Beşiktaş tested positive for COVID-19, the Istanbul club confirmed on Nov. 12.
Lewis Hamilton can seal a record-equaling seventh drivers’ world title, position himself to be “best of the best” and set up long-awaited negotiations for a new Mercedes contract at this weekend’s Turkish Grand Prix.
Croatian defender Domagoj Vida was substituted at halftime of a friendly match against Turkey in Istanbul on Nov. 11 night after his coronavirus test came out positive.