A Greek soccer semi-final game was marred by smog caused by hundreds of flares and fish thrown on the loser’s bench.
With few famous players, Greece will rely heavily on a handful of team members who had a decisive role in qualifying for the World Cup.
A last-second three-pointer from captain Vassilis Spanoulis gave Olympiakos a thrilling 68-65 win over archrival Panathinaikos.
Fernando Santos has lived up to his reputation in Greece since taking over as coach of the national football team.
With Greece in an economic crisis, the national soccer team is doing its best to prepare for the World Cup in Brazil.
Panathiniakos won its 23d straight game in the Greek basketball league, beating PAOK 82-71, while Olympiakos beat KAO Dramas, 83-71.
The two-time defending Euroleague basketball champions Olympiakos joined Greek rival Panathinaikos in making this year’s final eight.
Panathinaikos’ hoopsters beat Unicaja Malaga 69-60 to assure itself of a making the playoffs of the Euroleague basketball tourney.
With the budget for athletics cut in half, the Hellenic Gymnastics Federation has canceled the upcoming national championships.
Angered by deep cuts in the amateur athletic program, the Hellenic Olympic Committee (HOC) said it plans to suspend operations for two days this month in protest.