Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
Galatasaray has signed West Ham United winger Sofiane Feghouli on a five-year contract for 4.25 million euros ($5 million), the Istanbul club announced on Aug. 14.
Defending champion Beşiktaş made a winning start to the new Spor Toto Super League season by beating Antalyaspor 2-0, while city rival Fenerbahçe was held to a 2-2 draw at newcomer Göztepe over the weekend.
Athletics legends Usain Bolt and Mo Farah experienced some of their greatest moments in their careers at the 2012 Olympics in London but five years on and back in the same stadium, misery replaced joy.
Among the eight sprinters lined up at the start of the world 200 meters final and the 56,000 people in the crowd watching, only one man probably thought Ramil Guliyev would be the winner, and that was the Turkish athlete himself
Turkey and Barcelona midfielder Arda Turan on Aug. 11 said he was ready to return to national team duty, two months after announcing his retirement from international football following a bust-up with former coach Fatih Terim.
The Turkish Super League begins on Aug. 11, when last season’s dark horse Medipol Başakşehir hosts Bursaspor at home, as fans of all sides feel excited to see world stars who made their way to Turkey on millions of euros of contracts.
Yasmani Copello Escobar of Turkey won silver in the men’s 400 meter hurdles at the World Athletics Championships in London on Aug. 9, giving his country its first medal at this year’s competition.
Turkish forward Furkan Korkmaz has signed a contract with the Philadelphia 76ers, completing a “dream move” for the 19-year-old player
Learning a lot from a tragic loss last year, Turkish side Vakıfbank wins the CEV Volleyball Champions League with a convincing victory over host Imoco Volley Conegliano
Turkish tennis player Çağla Büyükakçay’s first rival at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games will be Russian Ekaterina Makarova, the Turkish Tennis Federation has announced on its official social media account, as the young athlete gears up to be Turkey’s first Olympian in tennis
Melissa Reid stays on course for a second title at the Turkish Airlines Ladies Open leading with 11 under par, one stroke ahead of Pamela Pretswell
Top-level talks have begun to bring the world’s top car racing tournament, Formula 1, back to Istanbul after a six-year break.
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