Talk:Sport in Turkey

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National Sport[edit]

At the top of the page, it says that the National Sport is Yagli Gures but under Football it says that football is the national sport. Which is correct? -- WiiVolve 11:03, 2 January 2007 (UTC)

Yagli gures is the traditional Turkish sport from the Ottoman times, and probably from the times of the Turkic migration. However, nowadays football has become the "national" sport in the sense that it is the most popular, both in numbers of players and viewers. I will try to word it better. Baristarim 12:37, 2 January 2007 (UTC)
Ok thanks. -- WiiVolve 04:33, 4 January 2007 (UTC)
Tense immigration interest and diaspora from northwest altered the charasterictis of natives ie. Rıdvan Dilmen if you go more east still you will see the pressure for football is notably decreases.. i am söz'de değil özde yurtsever. —Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 14:18, 16 April 2011 (UTC)

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Fishing ?[edit]

How can fishing be a sport ? — Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 13:12, 5 June 2012 (UTC)