Basketball: Turkey derbies highlight Euroleague round 8

16 November 2016 0

Europe’s biggest basketball club competition, the Turkish Airlines Euroleague, is set to once again see Turkish teams battle each other in round eight of the tournament. On Thursday, Istanbul powerhouse Fenerbahce will play against Anadolu Efes, and on Friday, Galatasaray Odeabank will host Darussafaka Dogus. The new Euroleague format allows all 16 teams to play against each other in a league format – a break from the old system, which divided the teams into two Read More

Thousands run in 38th Vodafone Istanbul Marathon

13 November 2016 0

It was third time lucky for Kenyan-born Azerbaijani runner Evans Kiplagat who finished first in Sunday’s Vodafone Istanbul Marathon’s men’s race. Crossing the line with a time of two hours, 13 minutes and 28 seconds, Kiplagat finally took first place after finishing second last year and third in 2012. Ethiopian athlete Shura Kitata Tola finished second and Kenyan runner Peter Kiptoo Kiplagat came third. Kenyan athlete Agnes Jeruto Barsosio won the women’s marathon with a Read More