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.
Hatzis scored 19 points to help his team beat Ikaros Halkidas 79-71, setting a record of 5,184 points in the Greek basketball league.
The Greece-Ivory Coast June 24 World Cup game in Brazil has the most tickets available with little fan interest in a game seen as indifferent
Panathinaikos’ basketballers were bombed by Barcelona, 84-62 in Euroleague play in Spain, but have a chance to finish in the top four of their group.