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Fenerbahçe became the first team to advance to the 2017 Turkish Airlines Euroleague Final Four, which will be held in its own city, by completing a playoff sweep of Panathinaikos with a 79-61 victory on April 25 at Fenerbahçe Ülker Sports Arena on April 25.
The Turkish Super League’s defending champions, Beşiktaş, narrowly beat cellar-dweller Adanaspor late on April 24 to increase its cushion over its closest follower, Medipol Başakşehir, to seven points, just a week before the duo meets for a crucial clash.
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
Buoyed by two sensational road wins last week, Istanbul’s Fenerbahçe could become the first team to advance to the EuroLeague Final Four by sweeping a best-of-five series at home when it hosts Panathinaikos on April 25.
Czech football player Frantisek Rajtoral was found dead on April 23 in his home in the southeastern province of Gaziantep, police said. He was 31.
The Public Prosecutor’s Office in Rize has launched an investigation into five suspects from the Medipol Başakşehir football team in connection with an assault on two journalists following a game with Çaykur Rizespor a day earlier
Fenerbahçe took firm control of its Turkish Airlines Euroleague playoffs series with Panathinaikos by claiming a 75-80 victory at the Olympic Sports Center on April 20 to go up 2-0 before next week’s return to Istanbul.
Beşiktaş’s dreams of a Europa League trophy ended in an epic penalty shoot-out in Istanbul on April 20, with France’s Lyon pulling into the semifinals.
Turkish basketball will have ambitions of claiming at least one spot in the Euroleague Final Four to be played in Istanbul next month as the Euroleague playoffs begin with three Turkish teams in the final eight.
Turkey’s Eczacıbaşı VitrA Istanbul women’s volleyball team retained their world title in a 3-2 over Pomi Casalmaggiore of Italy in Philippine capital Manila on Oct. 23
Technology giant Vestel has become the main sponsor of the Turkish Volleyball Federation (TVF), the company said in a written statement on Oct. 13
Members of the Eczacıbaşı VitrA Istanbul women’s volleyball team, which won the world title in the Philippine capital Manila on Oct. 23, was given a hero’s welcome upon arriving back at Istanbul’s Atatürk Airport on Oct. 25
Çağla Büyükakçay, Turkey’s top tennis player, continued her historic clay court season at Roland Garros, defeating Aliaksandra Sasnovich 5-7, 7-6, 6-2 on May 23 to become the first Turkish woman in the Open Era to win a match at a Grand Slam
Turkish tennis player Cağla Büyükakçay became the first Turkish player to win a WTA tournament following a victory over Montenegro’s Danka Kovinic in the final of the TEB BNP Paribas Istanbul Cup International Women’s tournament on April 24
Maria Sharapova was suspended from tennis for two years June 8 for testing positive for meldonium at the Australian Open, and immediately responded by saying she would appeal the decision to sport's highest court
The most hotly anticipated Masters in years gets underway early April 9 morning under the towering Georgia pines of Augusta National with a host of gripping potential story lines.
Some 173 golfers apply to compete for double the prize money in the Turkish Airlines Ladies Open, Turkey leg of the Ladies European Tour in Belek at the event’s new home, the Carya Golf Club
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
Mercedes will be looking to reassert their Formula One dominance at the Chinese Grand Prix this weekend after the team received the loudest of wake-up calls in Malaysia by Sebastian Vettel's revitalised Ferrari.
As Sebastian Vettel nurses his hangover, Bernie Ecclestone can raise a toast to the F1 gods after a weekend to savour in Malaysia gave the sport a reason to smile again.
Lewis Hamilton roared to victory at the Chinese Grand Prix but was then hit by a furious blast from Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg as their long-running feud re-erupted on April 12.
İbrahim Ahmed Acar became the first Turkish fencer to be crowned world champion on April 1
Ethiopian-born Turkish athlete Elvan Abeylegesse has been stripped of the two silver medals she claimed at the Beijing 2008 Olympics over 5,000m and 10,000m, along with her 10,000m silver medal from the 2007 World Championships, for doping violations.
A recent athletics competition in the western touristic district of Bodrum has been lambasted due to the severe lack of proper equipment and officials, prompting Youth and Sports Ministry to launch an investigation