Real Madrid's Portuguese striker Cristiano Ronaldo was the best paid footballer in 2016-17, with 87.5 million euros ($95.3m) in earnings, ahead of his Argentinian rival at Barcelona, Lionel Messi (76.5m), according to figures to appear in Tuesday's edition of France Football.
Galatasaray cancels memberships of Hakan Sukur and Arif Erdem, ex-players over terror links
Once a decorated karate master, Ahmed Jalil al-Ali was among the Syrians who flocked to Turkey seeking asylum. Having left his homeland behind, al-Ali now eyes to future, training his two sons and young Turkish athletes
Four-times world champion Sebastian Vettel won the Australian Grand Prix for Ferrari on Sunday to dash Mercedes' hopes of extending their dominance into a fourth successive season of Formula One.
Goalkeeper icon Gianluigi Buffon kept a clean sheet in his 1,000th match as Italy beat Albania 2-0 on Friday and remained joint leaders with Spain in their World Cup qualifying group.
Forward Cenk Tosun struck twice in four minutes to keep Turkey in contention to reach the 2018 World Cup with a 2-0 victory over Finland in Group I on Friday.
Euroleague Basketball President and CEO Jordi Bertomeu shared the official logo for the 2017 Turkish Airlines Euroleague Final Four in Istanbul with the attendees of a press conference on Tuesday in the Turkish metropolis.
World champions Germany open their 2017 campaign by bidding farewell to veteran forward Lukas Podolski while former captain Bastian Schweinsteiger has signed for Major League Soccer side the Chicago Fire