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Giannis Antetokounmpo: ‘I'm not modest just for appearance's sake’

Just a few days had passed from what was his greatest career moment - being named Most Valuable Player for the 2018-2019 season at the world's greatest basketball championship, the NBA, in a brilliant ceremony in Los Angeles, California, on June 24 - and Giannis Antetokounmpo was in Athens.

Prominent businessman Thanasis Giannakopoulos dies

The president of one of Greece's biggest pharmaceutical companies and an influential personality in the Greek sports world, Thanasis Giannakopoulos has died. He was 88.

The last of three brothers, Giannakopoulos died on Tuesday in the intensive care unit of the Greek capital's Hygeia Hospital after suffering a stroke.

ESR issues 24-hour broadcast ban over racist slur

Greece's National Broadcasting Council (ESR) has issued a one-day broadcast ban on a local TV channel for airing racist comments against Panathinaikos basketball player Thanasis Antetokounmpo last month.

On top of the 24-hour ban, due to take effect January 10, New Epsilon TV was also fined 30,000 euros, ESR said Tuesday.

Top court orders probe into TV presenter's racial slur

Supreme Court prosecutor Xeni Dimitriou on Monday ordered a preliminary investigation into the racist rant of a TV presenter against Panathinaikos basketball player Thanasis Antetokounmpo two weeks ago.

The probe, which will be conducted by the Athens Prosecutors Office, will look into possible violations of the anti-racism law and whether other offenses were committed.

Papakonstantinou & Malamas | Athens | September 10

Two of most prominent artists in Greece's art-house genre, Thanasis Papakonstantinou and Sokratis Malamas, are on tour promoting a joint recording project - "Me Stoma pou Yela" (With a Smiling Mouth), released in February to critical acclaim - and will be performing at the Technopolis complex on Monday, September 10, starting at 9 p.m.

Papakonstantinou & Malamas | Athens | June 9

Two of most prominent artists in Greece's art-house genre, Thanasis Papakonstantinou and Sokratis Malamas, are on tour promoting a joint recording project - "Me Stoma pou Yela" (With a Smiling Mouth) - released in February to critical acclaim and will be performing at Plateia Nerou (Water Square) in Neo Faliro on Athens's southern coast on Saturday, June 9.

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