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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 […]