The Galatasaray sports club’s executive board has expelled former footballers Hakan Şükür and Arif Erdem, hours after government members criticized the club for voting to keep them as members at a general assembly
Following a disappointing start to the World Cup 2018 qualifying campaign, Turkey needs to beat Finland at home to remain in the race
Beşiktaş was held to a goalless draw at Antalyaspor on March 19 in a Spor Toto Super League game, on a weekend when its closest rival in the title race also failed to win.
Buoyed by a dominant performance and an advantageous score against Olympiacos, league leader Beşiktaş takes on Kayserispor under its unforgettable former star Sergen Yalçın
Beşiktaş, Turkey’s sole remaining representative in European competitions, will visit Aegean neighbor Olympiacos in the first leg of a Europa League round of 16 matchup on March 9.
Beşiktaş beat Çaykur Rizespor, the relegation-threatened Black Sea side 1-0 in a tight game in Istanbul, defending its cushion with the remaining contenders on March 4
A recent report by the KPMG, one of the Big Four global auditors along with Deloitte, EY and PwC, has included Beşiktaş, the Spor Toto Turkish Super League’s defending champion, in its eight-team study of “The European Champions,” underlining the Istanbul side’s efforts toward economic sustainability
Three Turkish teams in the UEFA Europa League will take on hard tests against regional rivals from three countries with whom Turkey has faced political disputes in recent years when the competition’s Round of 32 begins on Feb. 16
Turkey’s flag carrier Turkish Airlines aired a new advertisement featuring Hollywood actor Morgan Freeman at half-time of the 51st Super Bowl between the New England Patriots and the Atlanta Falcons in Houston, Texas
Turkey’s flagship carrier Turkish Airlines have signed world renowned Hollywood actor Morgan Freemen as its new brand face to represent it in the U.S. as a part of a new advertisement campaign, the company announced on Jan. 19.
Draws will be enough for Turkish clubs Fenerbahçe and Osmanlıspor to advance from their respective groups when they play in the Europa League on Dec. 8
A rising Fenerbahçe, which has won its last eight games, will host historic rival Beşiktaş on Dec. 3 looking to maintain an 11-year undefeated record in derby games.
Istanbul’s Medipol Başakşehir, which has surprisingly accumulated the best record of any Turkish Super League in the first 11 weeks over the last 13 years, will take on its closest rival, Beşiktaş, on Nov. 26 with an eye to putting more distance between themselves and the chasing pack
Turkey’s Fenerbahçe can advance to the round of 32 in the UEFA Europa League with a game to spare with the right combination of results on matchday five when it welcomes Ukraine’s Zorya Luhansk, while Osmanlıspor can also make it to the next round if it beats Romania’s Steaua București away
Fenerbahçe defeated arch-rival Galatasaray 2-0 in a derby on Nov. 20 in the Spor Toto Super League at its Şükrü Saraçoğlu Stadium in Istanbul to continue its recent renaissance
Fenerbahçe won three golden points against Akhisar Belediyespor Nov. 6 to remain in the league race in a game in which its Dutch international Robin van Persie suffered an eye injury, with media reports criticizing officials for only allowing medical aid to arrive late
Turkish champion Beşiktaş will go top of Group B if it follows up a 3-2 away win over Napoli with a home win over the Italian side at its new stadium, where they have won 13 of their past 14 league fixtures.
Two erstwhile Turkish also-rans, Osmanlıspor and Atiker Konyaspor, secured draws against strong rivals in the UEFA Europa League late on Oct. 20, but Istanbul giants Fenerbahçe were sent packing by the Premier League’s Manchester United away.
Fenerbahçe boss Dick Advocaat will be on the opposite bench from one of his old charges, Giovanni van Bronckhorst, when his side hosts Feyenoord in a UEFA Europa League Group A match.
Last year’s Spor Toto Super League runner-up Fenerbahçe has returned to its winning ways with two consecutive victories following a historically bad start
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