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Late Liechtenstein equalizer stuns wasteful Greece

Greece's miserable run in the Euro 2020 qualifiers continued on Sunday when it was held to a 1-1 draw at home by a Liechtenstein side who had lost their previous five games in the group without scoring.

Greece loses to Team USA but can Czech its ticket on Monday

Greece needs to beat the Czech Republic by over 11 points on Monday to have any hope to the knockout stage of the FIBA World Cup after going down 88-75 to the USA on Saturday.

The 93-71 victory of the Czechs over Brazil earlier in the day means that, unless the Brazilians upset the US, Greece can advance to the last eight with a 12-point margin at least on Monday.

Third defeat in a row for Greece at Euro qualifiers

The debut of Dutch coach John van 't Schip on the Greece bench marked one more defeat for the national team, the third in succession, as the 1-0 loss to Finland on Thursday at Tampere leaves Greece all but out of the Euro 2020 finals.

Greece through to second round, faces USA on Saturday

Giannis Antetokounmpo soars for a dunk during Greece's victory over New Zealand Thursday in Nanjing, China. The national team had to work hard to beat the Tall Blacks, but did so with a 103-97 score, becoming the last team to make the 16-team field for the second round of the FIBA World Cup. Antetokounmpo of the Milwaukee Bucks led Greece with 24 points and 10 rebounds.

With 18 medals, Romania finishes 4th Balkan Athletics Championships 2019

Romania finished fourth in the final medal ranking of the Balkan Athletics Championships 2019 in Pravets, Bulgaria, on Tuesday, with a tally of 18 medals, 5 gold, 8 silver and 5 bronze medals. Ukraine took the first place, 9-4-5, followed by Greece, 6-6-2, and Turkey, 6-3-7. In the men's events, Romania finished second, 4-3-2, behind Ukraine, 7-1-3, and ahead of Turkey, 3-1-5, etc.

Defense costs Greek hoopsters loss to Brazil

Greece paid for its poor defense in the second half of the game against Brazil on Tuesday and went down 79-78 to miss out on the top spot in the group and leave it till Thursday to seal qualification to the second round of the FIBA World Cup in China.

Greece beats Montenegro in FIBA World Cup debut

Greece's national basketball team began its World Cup campaign with an easy 85-60 victory over Montenegro in Nanjing, China.

Greece opened a 42-16 lead at halftime and cruised from there.

Veteran forward Giorgos Printezis led Greece with 16 points.

Greece's superstar, reigning NBA MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo, had 10 points in 16 minutes.

Athens 2004, seen 15 years later

This month, we're taking a moment to remember the success of the Athens 2004 Olympics. We hope our friends in Athens and all Greeks do so as well. We had the privilege of witnessing this success close up, as advisers to the Athens 2004 Bid and Organizing Committees. We've not been back to Greece in these 15 years, and appreciate we have missed a very, very difficult period.

The Hidden Costs and Cracks of Serbia’s Corridor 10

The Serbian section of a new transport corridor between Austria and Greece has been beset by delays. The true cost and the extent of its flaws are only about to become clear.

Tsitsipas to US Open umpire in tirade: ‘You’re all weirdos!’

Stefanos Tsitsipas accused a US Open chair umpire of having a bias against him during a tirade in which he told the official, "You're all weirdos!"

Tsitsipas told Damien Dumusois that the cause of his bias was "because you're French probably and you're all weirdos!"

Andros holds international yacht race on Thursday

The 52nd Andros John B. Goulandris International Yacht Race will be held this Thursday, with the participation of more than 30 sailboats from Greece and abroad.
The race will begin off the Attica seaside resort of Vouliagmeni, near Athens, and end on the island of Andros.