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    Darüşşafaka celebrates 100th in their sports history. Darüşşafaka Sports Club was established in 1914 and achieved great successes, initially in… Read More
    Darüşşafaka celebrates 100th in their sports history. Darüşşafaka Sports Club was established in 1914 and achieved great successes, initially in soccer and volleyball. The club founded a basketball team on June 4, 1951, and won high school and junior (ages 10-15) league basketball championships in 1950-51 and later seasons. The success resulted in the club focusing on basketball. The team became a champion in Turkey in the 1960-61 and 1961-62 seasons, and made history by becoming the only Turkish team to qualify for the third round of European championships. Their achievement popularized Turkish basketball, and the team produced star players. Read Less
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