Chinese TV network cancels Arsenal broadcast after Özil’s Uighur criticism

Chinese state broadcaster CCTV on Sunday pulled from its schedule Arsenal's English Premier League match against Manchester City after Gunners midfielder Mesut...

UEFA opens investigation into Turkish footballer for military salute in game

UEFA, Europe’s football governing body, has launched an investigation into a Turkish footballer for giving a military salute in support of Turkish...

UEFA to investigate Turkish footballers’ military salute during Euro 2020 game

Europe's football governing body UEFA has said it will investigate a military salute given by Turkey footballers after Everton star Cenk Tosun...

Barcelona player Arda Turan gets suspended sentence for nightclub fight

Barcelona midfielder Arda Turan, currently on loan with Turkish club Başakşehir, was given a suspended two year, eight month sentence for firing...

Turkish YouTuber to be tried for pitch invasion during Super Cup final

Ali Abdülselam Yılmaz, who disrupted the UEFA Super Cup final on Wednesday in İstanbul, along with four suspects who were with him...

Fugitive Turkish businessman seen with Erdoğan advisor ‘Hedo’ Türkoğlu

Pro-government Turkish businessman Galip Öztürk, who fled abroad after being convicted of murder, has been photographed with Hidayet Türkoğlu, a...

Turkey accuses Iceland of poor treatment of national football team players at airport

Turkish officials have condemned the treatment its national soccer team endured upon arrival in Iceland ahead of a European Championship qualifying game,...

Arsenal star Mesut Özil marries in İstanbul with President Erdoğan as best man

Former German international footballer Mesut Özil was married in İstanbul on Friday with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan as his...

Ex-Turkish national footballer charged with Gülen links released pending trial

The İstanbul 32nd High Criminal Court on Friday released pending trial former Turkish football star Zafer Biryol, who was accused of membership...

Pro-gov’t tycoon to run for chair of Turkey’s football federation

Prominent Turkish businessman Nihat Özdemir has declared his candidacy for chairman of the Turkish Football Federation (TFF), the Artı Gerçek news website...

Arsenal star Özil attends iftar dinner with Turkish president

Mesut Özil, a German-Turkish football star for Arsenal, and his fiancée attended a fast-breaking dinner on Saturday with Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip...

Turkish TV won’t broadcast NBA conference finals due to Enes Kanter: report

Turkish basketball player Enes Kanter’s Portland Trail Blazers reached the NBA’s Western Conference finals, which start on Tuesday, but for the first...

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