For the football team section, see Galatasaray S.K. (football team)
|Full name||Galatasaray Spor Kulb|
|Founded||1 October 1905 (106 years ago)
as Galata-Serai Football Club
Aslan (The Lion)
Avrupa Fatihi (Conqueror of Europe)
Gala (Mostly used outside of Turkey)
|Club colors||Red and Yellow|
Galatasaray Spor Kulb (Turkish pronunciation: [aatasaaj spo kulyby], Galatasaray Sports Club) is a Turkish sports club based in Istanbul, most notable for its football section, also known as Galatasaray S.K.. It also fields teams in Athletics, Basketball, Wheelchair basketball, Volleyball, Water polo, Swimming, Rowing, Sailing, Judo, Bridge, Equestrian, Handball, Tennis and Superleague Formula Motorsports. Galatasaray Sports Club is one of the most important members of Galatasaray Community as Galatasaray University and Galatasaray High School.
The football team of the club is the greatest and only European cup winner team in Turkey, holding highest number of Turkish League, TSYD Cup,Turkish Super Cup as well as Turkish Cups. Galatasaray won the UEFA Cup and the UEFA Super Cup in 2000.
hsan Emre Vural and his teammate Ahmet Yumrukaya became the first world-champions in the history of Turkey when they finished first in the 2004 Under 23 World Rowing Championships held in Pozna, Poland. The club's Wheelchair Basketball team won the Champions Cup in 2008, 2009 and 2011. They also won Kitakyushu Champions Cup and became world champion in 2008, 2009 and 2011. Galatasaray women's basketball teamwon the FIBA Eurocup 2009