Beşiktaş coach Şenol Güneş, who earned himself a special place in Beşiktaş’s record book by becoming the only Turkish coach to clinch the domestic title with the Black Eagles in back-to-back seasons on May 28, has set higher goals for the Black Eagles.
A “healthy” team at the start of the Euroleague playoffs was vital to Fenerbahçe’s Euroleague title, coach Zeljko Obradovic has said.
Two Turkish professional footballers, Başakşehir club’s Emre Belözoğlu and Fenerbahçe’s Volkan Şen as well as former manager Tayfun Havutçu gave testimonies on May 25 in Istanbul as part of an ongoing probe into the illegal import of luxury cars, state-run Anadolu Agency has reported.
Fenerbahçe fans and players were over the moon on May 22, cheering and dancing on the streets to celebrate the club’s maiden Turkish Airlines Euroleague title.
Fenerbahçe coach Zeljko Obradovic has called on the club fans to show hospitality to Olympiacos fans in Istanbul ahead of May 21’s clash between the two teams for the Turkish Airlines Euroleague trophy.
Fenerbahçe is one victory away from becoming the first Turkish club to grab the Turkish Airlines Euroleague trophy, and has the perfect recipe with fired up players, anxious fans and a cautious coach.
Leader Beşiktaş will have a chance to bolster its lead ahead of Medipol Başakşehir when it takes the field in the Spor Toto Super League this weekend with just three weeks left in the year.
Six Olympiacos fans suffered injuries, including one with stab wounds, on May 19 during a brawl between Olympiacos and locals in Istanbul ahead of EuroLeague’s Final Four in Istanbul, Doğan News Agency has reported
Fenerbahçe refuses to slow down against Real Madrid in a Euroleague Final Four semifinal clash, extending its lead to 13 points at the end of third quarter.
Fenerbahçe beats Real Madrid 84-75 in Final Four in Istanbul, and will take on Olympiacos on May 21 for its maiden Euroleague trophy
Defending Turkish Super League champion Beşiktaş maintained its lead at the top of the standings with three games remaining after it scored a hard-fought victory over historic rival Bursaspor in the closing game of week 31 on May 15.
Istanbul police detained two people on May 15 over allegations that they committed fraud worth $4.5 million against Gregory Van der Wiel, a Dutch international footballer who plays for Turkish club Fenerbahçe.
Spor Toto Super League title hopefuls Beşiktaş and Başakşehir will play tough games in Week 31 as the race for the trophy enters the final stretch.
Aziz Yıldırım, the chairman of Istanbul-based sports club Fenerbahçe, has been barred from basketball games for six months and fined 40,000 Turkish Liras ($11,162) for attacking a rival club’s chairman.
Turkish Super League leader Beşiktaş was forced to share the points with visiting archrival Fenerbahçe in an Istanbul derby on May 7 after the home side’s Marcelo headed into his own goal with the last play of the game.
Istanbul prosecutors have launched a probe into Fenerbahçe chairman Aziz Yıldırım on charges of maliciously injuring a rival club’s chairman, state-run Anadolu Agency has reported
Aziz Yıldırım, the chairman of Istanbul-based sports club Fenerbahçe, has slapped Işık Eyigüngör, the chairman of the Near East University club, just ahead of a derby match between the two clubs’ women basketball teams scheduled to take place on May 7.
Beşiktaş will hope to exorcise some demons when it hosts Fenerbahçe, which dealt the league leader its sole defeat at home in its new stadium
The leader of a political party cannot be the impartial president of all 80 million Turks, main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has said, after President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan returned to the Justice and Development Party (AKP) as a member on May 2
Turkish Super League’s second-spot Medipol Başakşehir, the dark horse of the season, handed defending champion Beşiktaş a major wound, if not vital, beating the leader 3-1 late on April 30
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