Greece is all but out of the Nations League after suffering a 2-0 defeat at the hands of a superior Finland on Monday, a result that also puts Greece coach Michael Skibbe in a precarious position. It is not just his fault though.
Costas Mitroglou was the hero once again as Greece produced a much-needed 1-0 win over Hungary in its first ever home game in the Nations League at the Olympic Stadium of Athens on Friday night.
One of three men detained over the death of a 24-year-old supporter of PAOK soccer club in Thessaloniki in April last year was remanded in custody Friday.
The International Olympic Committee admitted nine new members on Tuesday but snubbed both soccer’s FIFA and athletics’ IAAF again as both have struggled with widespread corruption and doping scandals.
A Tasos Bakasetas' header in the last minute of the Super League derby between AEK and Olympiakos canceled out Costas Fortounis’ stunner, in a draw that has probably made PAOK the happiest.
On Sunday, Olympiacos winger Lazaros Christodoulopoulos made his long-awaited return to the Olympic Stadium to face former club AEK, but it didn’t go to plan.
With the financial gap in Greek soccer getting smaller and smaller, Olympiakos is finding it harder and harder to stay at the top.
Greek shooting champion Anna Korakaki has been selected by the Olympic International Committee as a role model for all athletes competing in the Youth Olympic Games taking place in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Olympiakos surrendered its early lead as it crumbled at Milan to concede three goals in 10 minutes, but PAOK built on its own early lead to defeat host BATE Borisov in Thursday’s group games for the Europa League.
Panathinaikos, Panionios and Iraklis have taken a leap toward advancing to the knockout stages of the Greek Cup after their midweek victories.