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NBA All-Star starters announced, Giannis, LeBron to captain

The NBA announced the All-Star starters for the 69th All-Star Game that will be held on February 16.

Milwaukee Bucks' Giannis Antetokounmpo and Los Angeles Lakers' LeBron James will be the captains for their teams as they received the highest vote turnouts in their respective conferences.

Hard work pays off for Reds and Greens

Olympiakos and Panathinaikos had to work hard to score home wins for the Euroleague on Friday, against opposition that in other seasons would not have troubled them so much.

EuroLeague: Barcelona stun Fenerbahçe Beko in Istanbul

Turkey's Fenerbahçe Beko suffered a frustrating home loss to Barcelona on Jan. 17 that ended the Istanbul club's three-game winning streak in the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague.

The Spanish team toppled Fenerbahçe 80-74.

Greek playmaker guard Kostas Sloukas led Fenerbahçe Beko with a "double-double" at the Ülker Sports and Event Hall.

Greek financial police raid soccer federation

Greece's financial police on Wednesday raided the headquarters of the country's soccer federation (EPO) in Athens, the federation said.

The financial police were not immediately available for comment, but an official, who declined to be identified, said they were looking into possible financial misconduct.

From Washington to Benghazi, East Med Brinkmanship Builds

In the Great Game over East Mediterranean gas, the US is strengthening security ties with Greece while Athens and Ankara court opposing sides in the military fight for Tripoli.

Kyrgios keeps calm to outlast Tsitsipas at ATP Cup

Australian Nick Kyrgios outlasted world number six Stefanos Tsitsipas 7-6(7) 6-7(3) 7-6(5) after an intense duel to seal the tie for the hosts against Greece at the inaugural ATP Cup team event in Brisbane on Tuesday.

Tsitsipas records first win of the year, over Zverev

Stefanos Tsitsipas was clinical as he picked up his first win of the season at the ATP Cup in Brisbane on Sunday against a temperamental Alexander Zverev of Germany, who was almost reduced to tears due to problems over his serve.

Fenerbahçe ends four-match losing streak after beating Olympiacos

Turkish basketball club Fenerbahçe Beko defeated Greece's Olympiacos Piraeus 96-87 in a Round 17 game of the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague.

The Istanbul club ended their four-match losing streak in the EuroLeague with the away victory.

Fenerbahçe's Nando De Colo was unstoppable as he played with 32 points to be the highest scorer of the game.

Greeks stay on top of juniors’ water polo

Greece won its second consecutive title at the FINA Junior Men's Water Polo World Championships on Friday, confirming that its future looks particularly bright in the sport.

Two years after winning the title in Belgrade, the Greeks repeated their feat in Kuwait increasing the expectations for this gold generation.

Tsitsipas beats Djokovic to reach final

Stefanos Tsitsipas of Greece serves to Novak Djokovic of Serbia during a semi final match of the Mubadala World Tennis Championship in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, Friday. Tsitsipas, ranked at No. 6 in the world, scored a 3-6, 7-6, 6-4 victory to advance into the final. [Kamran Jebreili/AP]

Tsitsipas beats Rublev to set up Djokovic tie

Greece's Stefanos Tsitsipas returns the ball to Andrey Rublev from Russia during the first day of the Mubadala World Tennis Championship in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, Thursday. Tsitsipas defeated Rublev 6-3, 6-4 in less than 70 minutes and will now face Novak Djokovic in Friday's semi-final. [AP]

Anadolu Efes secure EuroLeague lead: 74-68

Turkish basketball powerhouse Anadolu Efes maintained their lead in the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague over 74-68 win against Zalgiris Kaunas in Lithuania.

The EuroLeague title contenders Anadolu Efes grasped the away victory as German center Tibor Pleiss and Serbian star Vasilije Micic scored 18 points each.

Outgoing ECB executive Benoit Coeure proud of keeping Greece in euro

In his last interview as a member of the executive board of the European Central Bank, French economist Benoit Coeure said that helping keep Greece in the euro was one of the highlights of his eight-year stint at the ECB.

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