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Greek Soccer Federation denies doping allegations

The Hellenic Soccer Federation (EPO) has quashed rumors of a positive doping test from a Greek national team soccer player, stating it contacted UEFA, which refuted the speculations. 

In a Wednesday afternoon statement, EPO emphasized it did not know of any positive test results from a player following doping checks in the match against Georgia. 

‘Call 100. We don’t make arrests’

"I had hoped Georgia would be the last," says Maria Poutou. Her 43-year-old sister called their mother asking for help one night last December, after a beating from her 71-year-old partner that left her with a fractured leg. Her mother called the local police precinct on the Saronic island of Salamina requesting that a squad car be sent to her daughter's house.

Poyet tries to mark 20th anniversary of Greece’s European title by leading team back to tournament

Gus Poyet is aiming to build on a tradition as he tries to become the latest foreign coach to take Greece to a European Championship.

It's been 20 years since German coach Otto Rehhagel led an unheralded team to the title at Euro 2004 in one of soccer's biggest surprises, and 12 years since Portuguese manager Fernando Santos helped Greece reach the Euro 2012 quarterfinals.

Prolific Greece trounces Kazakhstan, sets up final with Georgia

Greece has got one final hurdle to clear on its way to Euro 2024, after thrashing Kazakhstan on Thursday with a 5-0 score in Athens.

The Greek national team has advanced to the final of its division in the UEFA Nations League and must beat Georgia away in five days' time to qualify to this summer's finals in Germany.

Mariya Gabriel Advocates for Schengen Entry to Bolster Bulgaria's Border Security

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Bulgaria, Mariya Gabriel, emphasized the urgency of Bulgaria and Romania joining the Schengen area, particularly by land, to enhance migration management capabilities. Speaking at the EPP congress in Bucharest, Gabriel underscored Bulgaria's pivotal role in safeguarding the EU's external borders.

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