Dimitris Giannakopoulos

Giantkiller Lavrio beats Panathinaikos too

Surprise package Lavrio added an even more important scalp to that of AEK, as on Sunday it defeated champion Panathinaikos at home.

Just like AEK a week earlier, the Greens had their unbeaten record shattered at Lavrio, with a 92-82 score, paying for their complacency as they had enjoyed a comfortable lead in the first half.

Reds punished over walkout

A basketbal disciplinary court penalized Olympiakos on Saturday with a six-point deduction after it stormed off the court last Wednesday during a Greek Cup semifinal against rival Panathinaikos.

The team, which left the match at halftime while trailing 40-25, cited the quality of the refereeing.

The Piraeus club was also fined 7,000 euros.

Giannakopoulos bids to buy Panathinaikos soccer club, rebuild Olympic Stadium

Deputy Minister for Sports Giorgos Vassiliadis confirmed on Thursday morning a press report according to which the owner of the Panathinaikos basketball club, Dimitris Giannakopoulos has tabled a proposal for the acquisition of the soccer club as well as the Olympic Stadium of Athens in cooperation with foreign funds.

Dimitris Giannakopoulos: PAO Foundation project is over for me

Uncertainty over the financial future of Greek football giants Panathinaikos Athens continues, after Dimitris Giannakopoulos, the major shareholder and owner of the basketball team of Panathinaikos informed the fame through his Instagram account he was abandoning the “PAO Foundation” project as the whole initiative was not financially viable.