Defending champion Beşiktaş was held to a goalless draw at Gaziantep in Week 2 of the Turkish Süper Lig as other title contenders added another to their victories in the opening week.
Galatasaray claimed a 2-1 home victory against Hatayspor on Aug. 23, while Fenerbahçe beat visiting Antalyaspor 2-0 with late goal on Aug. 22 and Trabzonspor defeated Sivasspor 2-1.
Turkish football club Fenerbahçe unveiled a tribute on June 29 to one of its football legends.
In a statement on its website, it said a statue of Can Bartu was revealed at Kadıköy Yoğurtçu Park in Istanbul.
Kadiköy is the club's neighborhood and Yoğurtçu Park is near Fenerbahçe's home ground, Ülker Stadium.
Beşiktaş increased its points advantage to five in the Turkish Süper Lig after mid-week games as it prepares to take on Hatayspor on May 1.
Its closest rival, Fenerbahçe, was held to a goalless draw at Alanyaspor on April 29, a day after the leader won 3-2 at Rizespor, leading to a huge advantage in the title race for Beşiktaş with four games to go.
Presenting their superstar transfer Mesut Özil to the media, Istanbul side Fenerbahçe on Jan. 27 held a signing ceremony for their high-profile recruit.
Özil, 32, said it was a dream for him to play for Turkish Super Lig side Fenerbahçe and thanked everyone at the club, adding that he has been supporting Fenerbahçe since he was just a boy.
Panathinaikos and Olympiakos lost some ground this week in the Euroleague, as their road defeats pulled them further away from the top-eight of the table that leads to the playoffs.
On Tuesday Panathinaikos went down 89-81 at Maccabi Tel Aviv, despite putting up a strong resistance to the hosts, threatening the Giannis Sfairopoulos-coached team with an upset.
Turkish football giant Fenerbahçe is gearing up for matches in line with coronavirus-related measures.
"@ulkerstadyumu is preparing for the matches we will play. We take our precautions against coronavirus," Fenerbahçe said on Twitter.
In line with measures announced by the Turkish Football Federation (TFF), two seats will be left empty on each bench.