Coming from behind, a gritty Panathinaikos beat Red Star Belgrade 74-69 on Feb. 13 to jump to second in its Euroleague basketball group.
The old, familiar faces and powerhouses in Greek soccer are mostly out, with three second-division teams making the semi-finals.
Sergio Markarian of Uruguay has been named Greece’s soccer coach, hoping to reverse a diasastrous start to European championship qualifying.
Olympiakos was held to a 0-0 draw by host PAOK in the Greek league Feb. 8 after three key first-half saves by goalkeeper Charles Itandje.
CSKA Moscow’s undefeated run in Euroleague basketball play was interrupted by an 84-76 at the hands of Greek power Olympiakos.
A humilating 3-1 loss by Thessaloniki’s PAOK to a short-handed OFI in Greece’s soccer league led manager Angelos Anastasiadis to quit.
Six Greek track and field athletes will go to the European Indoor Championships next month in Prague after meeting qualifying standards.
Costas Mitroglou and Mathieu Dossevi scored in the final 20 minutes to lead defending champion Olympiakos to a 2-0 win at nine-man Veria.
Greek basketball power Panathinaikos defeated Galatasaray 86-77 to lift its mark in Euroleague group play to 3-2.
Perennial Greek soccer power and many-time champion Panathinaikos was dumped out of the Greek Cup tourney on Jan. 29, losing 1-0 to Xanthi in Athens.