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Greek player tested negative in Australia

Australian Open organizers say the player from Greece's ATP Cup team who tested positive for Covid-19 on arrival in South Africa had returned a negative result the day he left Melbourne.

Michail Pervolarakis played in the Greek team with Stefanos Tsitsipas last week in one of the six tuneup tournaments for the Australian Open.

Arsenal v Benfica Europa League game to be played in Athens

Arsenal will play Benfica in the second leg of their Europa League last-32 tie in Athens due to Covid-19 travel restrictions in the United Kingdom regarding arrivals from Portugal, UEFA said on Friday.

The match will kick off at Olympiakos Piraeus' home ground in the Greek capital at 7.55 p.m. local time on February 25.

Tsitsipas holds off Kokkinakis to win Greek epic

A Greek tragedy threatened to befall Stefanos Tsitsipas at the Australian Open on Thursday before the fifth seed steadied to fend off local wildcard Thanasi Kokkinakis 6-7(5) 6-4 6-1 6-7(5) 6-4 and reach the third round.

Olympic champion adds voice to #MeToo movement

Before she could join sailing classes near her home in Athens, Sofia Bekatorou had to show an instructor she could tie a basic knot properly. Passing the test at age 8 changed her life.

Greece beats Spain but bows out of ATP Cup

Greece ended its presence in the ATP Cup in Melbourne with a 2-1 win over Spain on Friday, but it was the Spanish who went through to the semifinals of the tournament as they have beaten the Australians who downed the Greeks on Wednesday.

ATP Cup: Greece narrowly succumbs to Australia

Greece started off at the ATP Cup in Melbourne with a narrow loss to host Australia, despite the great efforts by world number six Stefanos Tsitsipas.

The Greek tennis star levelled the Group B tie for Greece against Australia with a 6-3 7-5 win over Alex de Minaur in front of a raucous crowd after John Millman gave the hosts the lead with a 6-2 6-3 win over Michalis Pervolarakis.