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Greeks losing sight of Euroleague play-off spots

Greece's Euroleague representatives are already drifting away from the top eight spots of the table, that lead to the playoffs, after their home losses this week, as Panathinaikos went down to Armani Milano and Olympiakos to Zenit St Petersburg.

Own goal gives Greece deserved win over Bosnia

Improved Greece scored its second win at the Euro 2020 qualifiers on Tuesday seeing off visiting Bosnia 2-1 at the Olympic Stadium of Athens thanks to a late own goal.

In this first win under Dutch manager John van't Schip, Greece played quite entertaining soccer and deserved victory, even if that came in awkward fashion two minutes from regulation time.

Couple of defensive errors cost Greece in Italy

Greece paid for two lapses of defensive concentration in the second half to go down 2-0 to Italy in Rome, after a decent performance that could have merited a better result in this Euro 2020 qualifier on Saturday.

Medvedev downs Tsitsipas in Shanghai

Third seed Daniil Medvedev flexed his muscles on Saturday to reach a final for the sixth consecutive time at the Shanghai Masters.
The confident Russian, through to his ninth final of the year, outlasted sixth seed Stefanos Tsitsipas of Greece 7-6 (5), 7-5.
Medvedev has won a tour-best 58 matches this season, 43 in straight sets. He has yet to drop a set this week.

ECSC2019/ Romania becomes European cyber security champion for the first time

Romania has just won the title of a European champion in the European Cyber Security Challenge 2019 competition, which took place over October 9-11, at the Parliament Palace in Bucharest. The distinctions were granted to the Romanian team and the other countries at the Award Gala held on Friday evening at the National Military Centre in the Capital City.

Record participation expected at 37th Athens Marathon

The countdown to the Athens Classic Marathon "Athens Marathon, The Authentic" officially kicked off on Thursday with the press conference organized by the Hellenic Track & Field Federation (SEGAS).

Tsitsipas downs Djokovic in Shanghai, qualifies for ATP Finals

Greece's Stefanos Tsitsipas battled back from a set down to defeat top seed Novak Djokovic 3-6 7-5 6-3 in the Shanghai Masters quarter-finals on Friday for his first victory over a reigning world number one.
The 21-year-old came into the match having sealed his place in next month's season-ending ATP Finals and celebrated with his second career win over Djokovic in three meetings.

Romania makes it to European Cyber Security Challenge 2019 podium after day one

Team Romania finished the first day of the ongoing European Cyber Security Challenge 2019 competition in Bucharest on the podium, as it ended the day on the second place, with a total of 4,200 points, according to the real-time results posted on the official website of the competition. Italy ranked first with 4,340 points, while France ranked third with 3,440 points.

Staying in synch

Turkey has been stirring the pot on a number of complex and sensitive issues, notably migration, the Aegean and the Eastern Mediterranean.

Faced with such a dangerous player, Athens and Nicosia do not just have to present a completely united front; they also need to be perfectly synchronized in their policies and reactions.

Stefanidi wins bronze in Doha's pole vault finals

Katerina Stefanidi, of Greece, bronze, Anzhelika Sidorova, center, who participates as a neutral athlete, gold, and Sandi Morris, of the United States, silver after the women's pole vault final at the World Athletics Championships in Doha, Qatar, on Sunday, Sept. 29, 2019. [Petr David Josek/AP]

Third place for Stefanidi at Doha's Worlds

Katerina Stefanidi earned Greece's first - and probably sole - medal on Sunday at the 2019 IAAF World Championships in Doha, finishing third at the women's pole vault final.

The former world champion and Olympic gold medallist could do no better than landing a bronze at the final, clearing 4.85 meters at her second attempt.

Bryan Adams | Athens | November 18

Following the release of his 14th studio album, "Shine a Light," in March, enduring and ever-popular Canadian singer-songwriter Bryan Adams is stopping by Greece on his world tour for a single show at the Olympic Stadium (OAKA) basketball arena on Monday, November 18. Doors open at 8.30 p.m.

Draft text of defense deal with US completed

The negotiations between technical teams from the US and Greece regarding modifications to the Mutual Defense Cooperation Agreement (MDCA) between the two countries have been completed, Kathimerini understands.

The negotiations, which were held over a two-and-a-half-month period, were overseen on the Greek side by Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias. 

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