Fenerbahçe S.K.

Fenerbahçe Spor Kulübü (English: Fenerbahçe Sports Club) (Turkish pronunciation: [fe̞ˈnæɾbäht͡ʃɛ]) is a professional sports club based in Kadıköy, Istanbul, Turkey. The club derives its name from the Fenerbahçe neighbourhood of Istanbul. Fenerbahçe is one of the biggest and the best supported clubs in Turkey. They are nicknamed Sarı Kanaryalar English: The Yellow Canaries). Fenerbahçe is a multi-sports club and competes in football, basketball, volleyball, athletics, swimming, sailing, rowing, boxing and table tennis with honours won in each branch. The club is also one of the major contributors of Turkish representatives for the Olympic Games.[citation needed] The club has 219.456 members as of 12 Sep 2011