The surging Olympiakos basketball team finished the Euroleague’s first group stage with a 5-0 record, taking apart Galatasaray 93-66.
Abdul Ajagun scored one and created another as Panathinaikos secured a 2-1 away win over Greek league leaders PAOK on Nov. 9.
Felix Kipchirchir Kandie won the Athens Marathon on Nov. 9, setting a new course record of 2 hours, 10 minutes and 37 seconds as Kenyans romped.
Looking his first win as Greece coach, Claudio Ranieri dropped Kostas Mitroglou for a European Championship home qualifier against the Faroe Islands.
Olympiakos beat Red Star Belgrade, 62-57, while Panathinaikos destroyed Armani Milano, 90-63 in European League basetball.
Despite a 3-2 loss to Italian side Juventus in European League soccer play, Olympiakos coach Michel said he was proud of his team.
With new coach Yiannis Sfairopoulos, Olympiakos gave promoted AEK an 81-62 beating on Nov. 3, showing better stuff in the Greek league.
Klaus Athanasiadis scored twice to lead PAOK to a hard-earned 2-0 win over host Ergotelis in the Greek league on Nov. 2.
Olympiakos needed overtime and a sterling performance from Vassilis Spanoulis to beat Lithuania’s Neptunas Klaipeda, 85-81 in European League play.
Greece coach Claudio Ranieri has dropped striker Georgios Samaras from the national team after a dismal start to European Championship qualifying.