Friday Jul 25, 2014 Search
Weather | Athens
32o C
23o C
News
Business
Comment
Life
Sports
Community
Survival Guide
Greek Edition
KAOD came close to the comeback of the century

Panelefsiniakos scored a much-needed win over AGO Rethymnou at home.

By George Georgakopoulos

Favorites had a smooth weekend in the Greek basketball league registering rather easy wins, though the most impressive game of the 18th round was played on Monday.

Ikaros hosted relegation-threatened KAO Dramas at Glyfada on Monday and led by up to 33 points (56-23 three minutes into the second half), but the Macedonian team fought back and cut the distance in the end to just six points (80-74), retaining a better head-to-head record with the Athens club should the two finish level at the regular season table, given its seven-point win at home.

Leader Olympiakos trounced hapless Peristeri 105-57 at home, Panathinaikos saw off Ilisiakos 87-62 on the road and Panionios defeated visiting Aris 82-75.

The only upset of the round was the 90-80 home victory of bottom club Panelefsiniakos over fifth-placed AGO Rethymnou, keeping the promoted team alive in the relegation battle.

PAOK has all but confirmed its entry to the top four in the regular season, after dismissing in-form Kavala 81-69 at home, and Apollon Patras got the better of Kolossos Rhodes with a 78-66 score.

The results mean there now is a four-way tie between the 10th and the 13th spot, involving Ilisiakos, Kavala, Peristeri and KAOD, with the last two of the 14-team league getting relegated to the A2 division.

ekathimerini.com , Monday February 25, 2013 (23:05)  
Athens, the Marathon capital of the world for good
Pole vault record on same day as three doping cases
Standard Liege on Panathinaikoss way
Volleyball national team reaches Euro final
PPC to look into death of disabled customer
The Public Power Corporation (PPC) launched an administrative inquiry on Thursday into why electricity supplied to the home on Crete of a quadriplegic customer on life support was cut, resul...
Boutaris plans Islamic art museum for Thessaloniki
Thessaloniki Mayor Yannis Boutaris on Thursday announced plans to establish a museum of Islamic art in Greeces northern port city. Boutaris, who was re-elected in May, told Kathimerini he h...
Inside News
Aegean Airlines resumes flights to Tel Aviv
Aegean Airlines resumed its services to and from Tel Aviv, Israel, on Friday, the company announced in a statement. The Greek airline had suspended both regular and chartered flights to Isra...
Draghi safety net becoming blindfold as bonds soar
Two years since European Central Bank President Mario Draghis historic promise to defend his currency bloc, there are signs bond investors are growing too complacent under his protection. W...
Inside Business
COMMENTARY
Forty years of shortsighted party policies
It is 40 years since the restoration of democracy, and the two main parties which were established in 1974 and determined the countrys fate since then are unable to act their age. For decad...
EDITORIAL
Putting the past behind us
Democracy was restored in Greece 40 years ago and the country owes a debt to Constantine Karamanlis for handling the transition and anchoring the country firmly in the safe port of Europe wi...
Inside Comment
SPONSORED LINK: FinanzNachrichten.de
SPONSORED LINK: BestPrice.gr
RECENT NEWS
1. Aegean Airlines resumes flights to Tel Aviv
2. Draghi safety net becoming blindfold as bonds soar
3. Illegal betting worth 5.5-6 billion euros
4. Wait is still on for many taxpayers
5. Hardouvelis to push for milestones target
6. IMF insists on eurozone lightening Greeces debt
more news
Today
This Week
1. Draghi safety net becoming blindfold as bonds soar
2. Aegean Airlines resumes flights to Tel Aviv
3. Quadriplegic woman on life support 'dies due to unpaid power bills'
4. Efforts continue on Crete to find 'Sifis' the crocodile
5. Democracy 'retreated' during crisis, says Papoulias
6. Family of deceased woman on life support says application for 'special status' had been filed with PPC
Today
This Week
1. Greece seen in third bailout as bonds not enough, economists say
2. Climber dies in Mount Olympus fall
3. Greek sovereign debt at 174.1 percent of GDP in first quarter
4. Greek banks able to tap investors after stress tests, HFSF Says
5. Unequal after death
6. Death on MH17 and our global war
Find us ...
... on
Twitter
... on Facebook
About us  |  Subscriptions  |  Advertising  |  Contact us  |  Athens Plus  |  RSS  |   
Copyright 2014, H KAΘHMEPINH All Rights Reserved.