UPDATE – Sepp Blatter resigns amid FIFA corruption scandal

-79-year-old says he will step down from international football's governing body following re-election four days ago UPDATES WITH BLATTER QUOTES, REACTION AND BACKGROUND ANKARA - FIFA President...

La Liga: Real stay in touch with leaders Barcelona

Catalan club leads by two points with three games left in Spanish top flight ANKARA - Barcelona edged closer to the Spanish title at the...

FIFA bans Blatter, Platini from football for eight years

Proceedings against Blatter and Platini primarily relate to a payment of $2 million transferred in February 2011, FIFA saysGENEVA – FIFA’s ethics committee...

Football: Fenerbahce lose against Shakhtar Donetsk

Ukrainian team earns place in Champions League playoff after 3-0 win, while Turkish side heads to second-tier UEFA Europa LeagueISTANBUL - Turkey’s Fenerbahce lost...

Suspended FIFA boss undergoing medical treatment

Sepp Blatter being treated following 'medical incident' last weekend, thought stress-relatedGENEVA - Suspended FIFA President Sepp Blatter is being treated by doctors following a...

Turkey bans runner Elvan Abeylegesse for two years

Abeylegesse tested positive for using drugs in 2005 and 2007 world championships, and is now pursuing case against IAAF at Monaco courtANKARA -...

Sepp Blatter resigns amid FIFA corruption scandal

79-year-old steps down from international football's governing body following re-election four days ago ANKARA - FIFA President Sepp Blatter announced his resignation on Tuesday night as the corruption scandal...

Football: Sevilla one step closer to Europa League final

Sevilla cruise past Fiorentina 3-0 in first leg of Europa League semifinal in Spain. Sevilla beat Italian team Fiorentina 3-0 in the first leg of...

Portuguese footballer fined for hitting two Turkish women

A court has ordered an-ex player of Besiktas club Fernandes to pay 12,000 Turkish liras as fine for battering two Turkish women on May...

Maradona to 'run for FIFA presidency'

Senior Uruguayan journalist says on Twitter Argentine football legend tasked him to announce bidANKARA - Uruguayan journalist and writer Victor Hugo Morales claimed on...

Football: Spain’s ‘El Clasico’ set for Saturday

Real Madrid will host Barcelona in La Liga showdown ANKARA - Spanish football heavyweights Real Madrid and Barcelona will play in La Liga showdown Saturday. "El...

Football: Cup final bid for Fenerbahce and Bursaspor

- Last semi-final game sees clubs compete for place in final against Galatasaray ISTANBUL - The remaining place in Turkey’s football cup final will be...

Football: Hamzaoglu leaves Galatasaray

Manager leaves club by mutual agreement after winning league last seasonANKARA - Turkish football club Galatasaray announced the termination of manager Hamza Hamzaoglu’s...

FIFA vice president agrees extradition to US

Juan Angel Napout faces bribery charges relating to sale of marketing rights for millions of dollars GENEVA - Suspended FIFA Vice President Juan Angel Napout has agreed...