All News on Sports in Greece

Greek Kiwi star Barbarouses joins Sydney FC

Australian soccer champion Sydney FC has made an early statement ahead of next season's title defense by signing up the leading goalscorer from their fiercest inter-city rivals, New Zealand striker Kosta Barbarouses.

Greek athletes to fly PM class to Minsk after ticket debacle

Greece's athletics team for this month's European Games in Belarus will fly there in the prime minister's government jet, after sports officials couldn't find seats on commercial flights for them.

IOC chief holds talks with Greek president in Athens

Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos talks with International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach and the head of the Greek Olympic Committee, Spyros Capralos, at the Presidential Mansion in Athens on Monday.

ND announces eight new candidates to run in July elections

Opposition New Democracy on Friday announced the names of eight new candidates who will be running on the conservative ticket in the July 7 snap elections.

The names include Kathimerini analyst Babis Papadimitriou, former TV presenter Constantinos Bogdanos and soccer player Takis Fyssas, who was on the national squad that gave Greece the 2004 Euro Cup.

Greece shows in Turkey exactly the same face as in Bosnia

A rather experimental Greece team lost 2-1 to Turkey on Thursday at a friendly game in Antalya, showing manager Angelos Anastasiadis has plenty of work to do to gear the national team up for the Euro 2020 qualifiers against Italy and Armenia at home.

Didn’t someone mention catharsis?

Let me begin by telling you about Georgios, a postgraduate student in Berlin. When he was younger, he was very athletic and he became a member of a Greek national sports team. Last week, he went to see his professor, Helmut, seeking advice. He'd always expected to pursue a career outside Greece, because of the crisis.

Tsitsipas reaches French Open third round

Sixth-seeded Stefanos Tsitsipas of Greece is into the third round at Roland Garros for the first time in his career after beating Bolivian Hugo Dellien 4-6, 6-0, 6-3, 7-5.

Europe's voters elect new parliament amid rising nationalism

From Germany and France to Cyprus and Estonia, voters from 21 nations went to the polls Sunday in the final day of a crucial European Parliament election that could see major gains by the nationalist, populist and far-right movements that are on the rise across much of the continent.

Tsitsipas into second round of the French Open

Sixth-seeded Stefanos Tsitsipas of Greece has beaten German world number 110 Maximilian Marterer to reach the second round of the French Open. [Reuters]

Greece's HOC head set to be IOC member

The IOC has nominated Greek official Spyros Capralos as a member, seven years after he was linked to black market ticket sales for the 2012 London Olympics.

Olympiakos is relegated from the Basket League

Greek basketball was dealt a devastating blow on Monday as Olympiakos eventually chose not to show up for the play-off match against Panathinaikos, which means the automatic relegation of the Reds to the A2 division.

Juncker ‘proud’ to have kept Greece inside the euro area

European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker has once again claimed credit for helping keep Greece in the euro area against the wishes of several member-states after the country was hit by a brutal financial crisis.

Tsitsipas and Nadal meet again

Stefanos Tsitsipas of Greece returns the ball to Rafael Nadal of Spain during a semifinal match at the Italian Open tennis tournament, in Rome, Saturday. [Andrew Medichini/AP]

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