Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
First half goals from Ryan Babel and Talisca earned Beşiktaş a 2-0 victory over RB Leipzig in a Champions League game on Sept. 26 in Istanbul, making it successive Group G wins for the Turkish champion.
Turkish champion Beşiktaş wants to maintain its good start to the Champions League on Sept. 26 when it hosts RB Leipzig for the first time as the German upstart hunts a maiden win in its debut season in Europe.
An Istanbul derby between Fenerbahçe and Beşiktaş on the night of Sept. 23 descended into farce amid five red cards, 10 yellow cards, and two penalties, with the home side Fenerbahçe eventually extending its unbeaten streak against the visitors to 15 games with a 2-1 victory.
A strong Beşiktaş will seek a first away win since 2005 against Fenerbahçe, another title challenger that suffered a bad start to the season, in the first derby game of the year on Sept. 23.
U.K. Ambassador to Ankara, Richard Moore, a dedicated Beşiktaş fan, has become an official member of the club, according to a statement on the Black Eagle’s official website on Sept. 21.
Istanbul giant Beşiktaş’s home stadium Vodafone Park will host UEFA Super Cup match in 2019.
The Turkish Super League’s defending champion Beşiktaş defeated Konyaspor 2-0 in the closing game of the week at home late on Sept. 18, equalizing matters with Galatasaray on top of the standing.
Turkey has been knocked out of EuroBasket 2017 after being defeated by tournament favorite Spain 73-56 on Sept. 10 evening
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.
Yasemin Adar had a wonderful night in Paris on Aug. 23 as she became the first ever Turkish female wrestler to win gold at a world championships – shortly before receiving a marriage proposal on the mat
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