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Anadolu Efes crowned EuroLeague basketball champions after beating Barcelona

Anadolu Efes came from behind to beat Barcelona 86-81 in the final of the 2021 Turkish Airlines EuroLeague. The title is Europe’s premier club basketball tournament. The Istanbul-based club became the second Turkish team to win the trophy after Fenerbahce won the EuroLeague title in 2017. For Anadolu’s coach Ergin Ataman it was the fourth […]

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Galatasaray women’s basketball team beat Venetian rivals to win EuroCup

Leading Turkish female basketball club Galatasaray picked up the EuroCup trophy on 18 April after beating rivals Reyer Venezia. The final score over the two legs totalled 155-140 in Galatasaray’s favour. The Turkish team lost the return game in Venice 72-65, but emerged victorious overall after building up a commanding lead with their 90-68 win […]

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Fenerbahçe crowned EuroLeague basketball champions

There were big celebrations in Istanbul last night as one of the country’s leading clubs won the EuroLeague – basketball’s equivalent of the UEFA Champions League. Runners-up last year, Fenerbahçe emerged victorious on Sunday night after convincingly beating Greece’s Olympiacos 80-64 on home territory – marking the first time a Turkish team had ever won […]