Appeals court judge calls for guilty verdict for 25 people over fixed football games in 2011

An appeals court judge called for guilty verdicts on 25 of 26 football officials and other individuals involved in fixed games in 2011, on Wednesday. Judge Evdokia Poulou called for guilty verdicts on Giorgos Tsakogiannis, a key defendant sentenced [...]

Athens Run to start at Syntagma Square at 10:00 am on Sunday

The 32nd Athens Run, open to anyone who wants to participate without being timed, will be held on Sunday, December 2. Established in 1982, the 5km and 10km races are organized by the City of Athens and its culture, youth and sports department [...]

Greece wins gold in Youth Water Polo Championship

Greece’s youth water polo team made history on Sunday and became Youth World Champion for the first time at the 2018 World Championship final in Hungary. The team of coach Dimitris Kravaritis beat Spain 9-8 in Szombathely, Hungary, after beating [...]

Greece’s Anna Korakaki takes gold in ISSF World Cup

Greek shooting athlete Anna Korakaki on Saturday won a gold medal in the Women’s 10m Air Pistol event at the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) World Cup in Fort Benning, USA. The 2016 Olympic medalist got 243.7 points, finishing [...]

Video Assistant Referee (VAR) project enters final stretch

The introduction of Video Assistant Referees (VAR) in Greek football has entered the final stretch with the launch of public consultation for the project “Digital Transformation of Greek Football with Modern Digital Media”. An open [...]

Sports prosecutor looks into whether Partizan fans will visit Athens for cup final

Sports prosecutor Konstantinos Simitzoglou has ordered an urgent inquiry into claims that fans of Serbia’s Partizan will travel to Athens for the soccer cup final between AEK and PAOK on Saturday. The prosecutor called the inquiry after [...]

AEK wins the Basketball Champions League

AEK won the third European trophy of its history and its first Basketball Champions League, triumphing 100-94 over Monaco in the final staged on Sunday in its home court, the Olympic Sports Hall in Athens. The Yellows dominated the game from [...]

FIFA’s Hubel to recommend football ‘Grexit’ in his repor

Herbert Hubel, the chairman of the monitoring committee for Greek football, will recommend in his report to FIFA that Greek football teams – including the national team – be excluded from all international competitions, without any [...]

Deputy sports minister lifts ban on Superleague, Greek Cup games

The Greek Superleague championship and the Greek Cup series in football (soccer) both interrupted after incidents at the PAOK-AEK match may resume, Deputy Sports Minister George Vassiliadis announced on Tuesday, after organising authorities [...]

Supreme Court acquits Olympiacos owner Marinakis of football-related charges

The criminal section of Greece’s supreme court Areios Pagos on Monday ratified the final acquittal of Olympiacos Piraeus owner Vangelis Marinakis on three charges linked to a football-related case. The court also partially reversed as [...]