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 [...]

Gelaouzos, Petroulaki finish first in Athens Half Marathon 2018

The runners Konstantinos Gelaouzos of Panathinaikos and Eleftheria Petroulaki of the Mykonos Sports Club finished first in the men’s and women’s races, respectively, in the 2018 Athens International Half Marathon held on Sunday. Gelaouzos, [...]

New gold for Eleftherios Petrounias at FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Cup in Baku

Greek athlete Eleftherios Petrounias on Saturday won his eighth gold medal in the last 22 months after finishing first in the rings event at the FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Cup in Baku, Azerbaijan. Petrounias took gold with a total of 15,333 [...]

PAOK owner Ivan Savvidis who stormed pitch with gun ordered to testify

The Russian oligarch and football club proprietor who stunned spectators when he stormed on to the pitch carrying a gun during a match in Greece has been ordered to appear to before a public prosecutor on Friday after criminal charges were brought [...]

Sports Minister sounds the alarm over events in Greek football

Deputy Sports Minister Giorgos Vassiliadis on Thursday sounded the alarm over the prospects of Greek football, following Sunday’s incidents during the match between PAOK and AEK. Addressing Parliament, he said that it was a government [...]

FIFA and UEFA urge Greek Football Association to adopt strict measures

FIFA and UEFA urged the Hellenic Football Federation (EPO) to adopt strict measures after the incidents that occured in Toumba stadium at the PAOK-AEK match for the Greek Super League. A few hours before an extraordinary press conference at [...]

Greek Superleague suspended indefinitely, Deputy Sports Minister Vasiliadis announces

The Greek Superleague has been indefinitely suspended following the events in the Greek football league’s game between PAOK Thessaloniki and AEK Athens, Deputy Sports Minister Giorgos Vassiliadis announced on Monday after a meeting with [...]

PAOK vs AEK Athens match suspended mid-play after owner Savvidis storms onto pitch

The football match between PAOK Thessaloniki and AEK Athens in Toumba on Sunday night was suspended mid-play without a result after a disputed goal at the 90th minute caused PAOK owner Ivan Savvidis to storm onto the pitch surrounded by body [...]