Greece got a goal by first-timer Nikos Karelis but Finland scored for a 1-1 tie in European Championship qualifying.
Olympiakos was upset by two-time defending Greek hoop league champion Panathinaikos, 77-76 and is out of the semi-finals
Injured Greece defender Jose Holebas has been ruled out of European Championship qualifiers against Finland and Northern Ireland.
There are no football matches being played in Greece this weekend. Basketball, swimming, handball and volleyball events have stopped too.
Greece coach Claudio Ranieri has dropped veteran striker Fanis Gekas from his attacking lineup, and called up rookie Nikos Karelis.
Asteras Tripolis salvaged soccer pride for Greece, beating Partizan Belgrade, 2-0 in the Europea League after PAOK, Panathinaikos and Olympiakos lost.
Markus Rosenberg scored twice as Swedish side Malmo beat Olympiakos 2-0 on Oct. 1 for its first Champions League victory.
A soccer fan hospitalized after being beaten in Crete died on Sept. 29th and three men have been charged with attempted murder.
Dwarfing the marathon, Italian runner Ivan Cudin won the 245.3-kilometer historic Spartathlon race on Sept. 27th for a third time
Atromitos handed Olympiakos its first defeat in the Greek league and joined the defending champion and PAOK in first place.