ARTICLES RELATING TO TURKEY

UEFA Turkey probe is 'discrimination': Erdogan

2019-11-07 11:31

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said that UEFA was discriminating against Turkey's football team following a controversy over the players' use of military salutes.

UEFA investigates Turkey for military salute in Euro qualifiers

2019-10-15 20:02

UEFA announced on Tuesday that it is opening disciplinary proceedings against Turkey into "potential provocative political behaviour" by their players after making military salutes in their last two matches.

French minister scraps plan to attend tense Turkey football clash

2019-10-14 13:10

French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian has scrapped plans to attend a football match between France and Turkey as Ankara presses its military operation.

Poor France come unstuck away to Turkey in Euro qualifying

2019-06-09 09:17

World champions France slumped to a 2-0 loss to Turkey in Euro 2020 qualifying on Saturday amid a red-hot atmosphere in Konya.

Turkey hold Russia in the last World Cup warm-up match

2018-06-05 22:49

Russia extended their winless streak to seven matches with a home draw against Turkey in their last warm-up game before the World Cup kick-off.

Turkey's turn to host Euro Championship, says football chief

2018-05-15 15:34

Turkey has earned the right to host the European Football Championship says Servet Yardimci, vice-president of the Turkish Football Federation.

Turkey stun Czech Republic to revive Euro hopes

2016-06-22 08:04

Burak Yilmaz and Ozan Tufan scored a goal as Turkey beat Czech Republic to keep alive slim hopes of reaching the Euro 2016 last 16.

4 dark horses in Euro 2016

2016-06-09 21:14

Four underdog teams to watch out for during the Euro 2016, which starts on Friday (June 10) in France.

Turkey bans Abeylegesse for 2 years

2016-03-31 14:30

Turkey's athletics federation has banned Ethiopian-born Turkish long distance runner Elvan Abeylegesse for two years for doping.

Turkey crush Holland 3-0 in Euro qualifier

2015-09-06 20:25

Holland have suffered a crushing defeat to Turkey as they were beaten 3-0 away from home.

 

German regional clubs probed after players mimic Turkish military salute

2019-10-16 20:14

At least five German regional football teams face disciplinary action after their players imitated the military salute performed by the Turkish national team.

Turkey defends footballers saluting soldiers

2019-10-15 17:47

Turkey's sports minister voiced support for national team players who saluted the country's soldiers during their Euro 2020 match with France.

Iceland's reception of Turkey football team sparks controversy

2019-06-10 17:30

Turkish officials have denounced the "disrespect" shown to the national football team when they arrived in Iceland for a Euro 2020 qualifier.

Stick or twist? UEFA to choose Germany or Turkey as Euro 2024 host

2018-09-27 07:53

UEFA will select the host of the 2024 European Championship in a vote pitting a safe German bid against a riskier Turkish proposal.

Turkey slams 'slanderous' German criticism of footballers' Erdogan meeting

2018-05-15 16:43

Turkey's football chief has condemned German criticism of a meeting between players of Turkish origin and President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

Turkey confirms bid to host Euro 2024

2017-02-15 13:32

Turkey has announced an ambitious bid backed by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to host the Euro 2024 tournament.

Modric stunner sees Croatia past Turkey

2016-06-12 17:04

Real Madrid midfielder Luka Modric scored a brilliant volley as Croatia defeated Turkey in their Euro 2016 Group D.

Teen Mor excites Turkey ahead of Euro 2016

2016-06-08 13:28

Emre Mor is just 18, has lived all his life in Denmark and only received Turkish citizenship this year after receiving authorisation from his jailed father.

Iraq demands withdrawal of Turkish troops near Mosul

2015-12-05 14:47

Iraq has called on Turkey to immediately withdrawal Turkish troops operating in the country's north, saying the deployment was a violation of Iraqi sovereignty.

Turkey claim last minute winner

2014-09-04 07:46

Turkey score late in second-half stoppage time to win 2-1 over Denmark in their international friendly in Odense on Wednesday.

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