Olympiakos lost its unbeaten record in a group stage of Euroleague basketball play, falling 84-70 in Turkey to Anadolu Efes on Jan. 29.
The traditional powers in Greek basketball, Olympiakos’ Reds and Panathinaikos’ Greens, won tough games but are still behind upstart PAOK of Thessaloniki.
Olympiakos beat OFI, 3-0 to stay ahead of PAOK in the Greek league behind goals from Alejandro Dominguez, Costas Fortounis and Costas Mitroglou.
Behind Vassilis Spanoulis’ 27 points, Olympiakos beat Spanish team Laboral Kutxa, 76-64 Jan. 23 to gain its fourth straight win in Euroleague play.
A weakened Panathinaikos was crushed, 83-65, to Spanish power Real Madrid in Euroleague group play, the second loss in four games for the Greek team.
Mathieu Dossevi and Yiannis Maniatis scored in the second half to give defending champion Olympiakos a 2-0 victory win over Panetolikos.
Panathinaikos goalkeeper Luke Steele saved a penalty in the 87th minute, preserving a 1-1 draw at Panionios in the Greek soccer league.
An Algerian man wanted in Belgium on terrorism-related charges is due to appear before a Greek prosecutor, who is expected to refer him to a council of judges.
Top-flight Greek club OFI has had six points deducted following disciplinary action demanded by football’s world governing body FIFA.
PAOK, playing with 10 men, staged a comeback to beat Kalloni Lesvou 2-1 while Panathinaikos stayed in third after a 1-0 win over Levadiakos.