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 [...]

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 [...]