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Rick Pitino practically announced his return to Panathinaikos' bench on Wednesday, generating excitement among the fans of the Greek basketball champion.
A few days after the Greek basketball federation confirmed the hiring of the NCAA legendary coach for the Greek national team, Pitino tweeted he is happy to be returning to the club he had coached from December 2018 to June 2019.
An ancient Greek cup awarded as a prize to the marathon winner in the first modern Olympics of 1896 has been returned to Athens from a German university.
Greece's Culture Ministry says the 6th century B.C. pottery vessel was considered lost for decades until research in 2014 by archaeologist Giorgos Kavvadias identified it in the University of Muenster's collections.
Greece coach Rick Pitino says he is planning on trying to qualify for the 2020 Olympics without Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo.
Pitino officially took over as coach of the Greek national basketball team on Monday. He said he would leave a roster place open for Antetokounmpo in qualifying games but is not sure if he will be able to rely on his best player.
John Kipkorir Komen of Kenya has won the 37th Athens Marathon.
The 42-year-old clocked 2 hours 16 minutes 34 seconds, beating Rwanda's Felicien Muhitira, 17 years his junior, by 9 seconds.
Greek runner Costas Gelaouzos finished third in 2:19:02.
Greece's Eleftheria Petroulaki won the women's race in 2:39:00, finishing 35th overall.
NCAA legendary coach Rick Pitino is returning to Greece to coach the Greek national team, in the hope his mandate is not restricted to the Olympic qualification tournament but also extends to Tokyo 2020.
The Pitino era for Greece started on Friday with the cordial agreement of the 67-year-old American coach and the president of the federation Giorgos Vassilakopoulos.
Only seconds apart, a more than obvious foul at the limits of the penalty area of Xanthi FC, the victim being Mady Camara (60').
A series of moments that all ended in the same way: with Olympiacos demanding a fair judgment.
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