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costas politis, who led greece to basketball glory in 1987, dies | sports




costas politis, the coach of the greek national team that won the european basketball championship in 1987, died on monday morning after suffering from deteriorating health. he was 76.politis became coach of the national side in 1982 and led greece to 10th place at the world cup in spain in 1986. it...



kostas politis, who led greece to basketball glory in 1987, dies | news




kostas politis, the coach of the greek national team that won the european basketball championship in 1987, died on monday morning after suffering from deteriorating health. he was 76.politis became coach of the national side in 1982 and led greece to 10th place at the world cup in spain in 1986. it...



businessman, sports benefactor pavlos giannakopoulos dies | news




pavlos giannakopoulos, the founder of greek pharmaceutical firm vianex and co-owner of the capital’s panathinaikos basketball club from 1987 to 2012, died on sunday morning. he was 89 years old.pavlos giannakopoulos’s death comes just a month after that of his brother, costas, with whom he ran t...



businessman, sports club owner pavlos giannakopoulos dies | news




pavlos giannakopoulos, the founder of greek pharmaceutical firm vianex and co-owner of the capital’s panathinaikos basketball club from 1987 to 2012, died on sunday morning. he was 89 years old.pavlos giannakopoulos’s death comes just a month after that of his brother, costas, with whom he ran t...



sports digest: olympiakos acquires partizan's djordjevic | sports




soccer: olympiakos announced on wednesday the signing of serb striker uros djordjevic – who scored against the reds in the champions league qualifiers a few weeks ago – and panathinaikos confirmed the acquisition of malian holding midfielder yacouba sylla, formerly of rennes and aston villa.bask...



sports digest: greek women fourth in eurobasket | business




basketball: the greek women's team finished fourth in the 2017 eurobasket in the czech republic as it lost to france 77-55 in saturday’s semifinal and 78-45 to belgium in the third-place game on sunday. greece ended up fourth for the first time ever and made it to next summer’s world championshi...



sports digest: missas is the new greece coach | sports




basketball: the hellenic basketball federation confirmed on tuesday the hiring of experienced coach costas missas to guide the national team starting with the 2017 eurobasket this fall. on july 25 he will issue his first call-up of players.soccer: panathinaikos appears to have agreed to concede swed...



greece reaches its first women's eurobasket semi | sports




experienced evina maltsi was greece's top scorer with 25 points. greece’s women thrashed turkey by 29 points on thursday and made it to the semifinals of the 2017 eurobasket in the czech republic as well as to the next world championship.the national team won 84-55 at the quarterfinal in prague pr...



veteran journalist, politician yiannis kapsis dies | news




the journalist, author and former pasok minister yiannis kapsis died on monday morning. he was 88.he was editor in chief of ta nea daily newspaper from 1974 to 1982 before serving as deputy foreign minister in the socialist government of andreas papandreou until 1987.during his term of office, he ne...



greece improves to impose itself on egypt | sports




nikos karelis (9) has just scored for greece. greece produced a much more encouraging performance in its friendly game with egypt on tuesday, as the victory with a 1-0 score can in no way reflect the greek supremacy in the match played in zurich.four days after its mediocre home performance that bro...



olympics 2018: why isn't bob costas hosting?




the opening ceremony of the 2018 winter olympics saw competitors, coaches and commentators from all over the world come together to kick off the winter games in pyeongchang, south korea. but there was one face notably missing from the crowd: longtime olympics host bob costas.as the face of nbc sport...



sports digest: greece sees off russia in women's eurobasket | sports




basketball: greece triumphed over favorite russia 62-58 in the women’s eurobasket on tuesday and has qualified to the quarterfinals, where it will face turkey on thursday. this was the first time ever greece has beaten russia in a competitive encounter.soccer: panathinaikos has turned down an offe...



sports digest: deal signed for new panathinaikos stadium | sports




soccer: the government and panathinaikos have signed a memorandum of cooperation toward the construction of a new sports complex at goudi, eastern athens, to house the soccer club as well as the amateur divisions of the athens giant such as boxing etc. at the same time panathinaikos basketball club ...



mitroglou brace seals greece's world cup play-off spot | sports




the national team did its duty on tuesday and defeated visiting gibraltar 4-0 in piraeus to finish second in its world cup qualifying group and advance to the play-offs in november for a ticket to the finals in russia next summer.some 10,000 greece fans (and a few dozen gibraltar supporters) enjoyed...



brave 10-man greece snatches vital point in brussels | sports




costas mitroglou scored from greece’s only shot to earn the national team a precious 1-1 draw in belgium for the world cup qualifiers that has boosted the greek chances for a top-two finish, behind the belgians.the defense-minded team greece fielded had to contend with playing with a man’s disad...



businessman costas bakouris, 81, dies | news




costas bakouris, a prominent businessman who served twice as the director of the greek chapter of transparency international, died tuesday at the age of 81 after suffering a stroke.bakouris remained on the managing board of greek manufacturing company viohalco until his death.



basketball australia making improvements against sports betting threats




in his first year as basketball australia chief executive anthony moore attended a victoria police symposium on sports integrity.what he saw lit a fire under ba, its leagues and its board about the dangers they faced from sports betting, especially for semi-professional and amateur competitions. spo...



skibbe makes six changes to the greece starting xi | sports




greece manager michael skibbe is changing more than half of his starting line-up for the return leg of the world cup play-off, according to the official line-ups.vassilis torosidis is returning from injury to the right side of the defense, with panayiotis retsos moved to the left instead of giorgos ...



toothless greece gives in to switzerland in friendly | sports




greece suffered a 1-0 friendly loss to switzerland on friday in its first match for 2018, going down at the olympic stadium of athens to a team that will feature in this summer’s world cup.greece manager michael skibbe fielded a 4-2-3-1 formation with three attacking midfielders behind lone strike...



greek kids to skip homework | news




as of next year, public primary school pupils will have one homework-free weekend each month, according education minister costas gavroglou.the program has already been piloted at 25 schools and the government plans to extend it to around 4,400 around the country.speaking to state-run ert tv on tues...



nick politis lays down the challenge to mitchell pearce




the irony was too delicious for words. on the morning that  roosters coach trent robinson was scheduled to meet with mitch pearce at the club's moore park headquarters, there was another meeting less than two kilometres away at a cafe in rushcutters bay that would have had the conspiracy theorists ...



sports digest: aek to host basketball champions league final four | sports




basketball: aek has qualified to the final four of the basketball champions league after getting an 83-83 result at strasbourg on wednesday night to win their quarterfinal tie by nine points on aggregate. on thursday it also found out it will host the final four at the olympic sports hall in athens,...



presstv-veteran iranian basketball coach passes away




veteran iranian basketball player and coach ata eidmohammadi has lost his battle against disease, and departed this life.eidmohammadi died in the northeastern iranian city of gonbad-e kavus, located 504 kilometers (313 miles) northeast of the capital tehran, on tuesday.he held a bachelor degree fr...



greece beats pressure and poland to qualify | sports




greek hoopsters averted a complete disaster by playing their best game to date at the 2017 eurobasket to beat poland 95-77 on wednesday and advance to the second round.the national team will now leave helsinki and travel to istanbul to face luthuania in the round of 16 on saturday.the life-or-death ...



draw in bosnia keeps greece in contention | sports




greece secured a precious goalless draw at bosnia on friday for the 2018 world cup qualifiers, to remain second in its pool and keep the bosnians behind. greece’s defense and midfield held the hosts, while the heroics of goalkeeper orestis karnezis made the difference in the end.the national team ...