SPORTS Soccer

Tough group for Greece in World Cup 2018 qualifiers

GEORGE GEORGAKOPOULOS

Greece will have a tricky task to complete if it is to make its third FIFA World Cup finals in a row, as the draw that took place in Russia on Saturday has placed it in the same pool as fellow 2014 World Cup finalists Belgium and Bosnia, although it could have been far more difficult given Greece was in the third pot.

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Now healed, Raphael the sea turtle is released

Volunteerswith the Archelon society for the protection of sea turtles celebrate on the Ionian island of Zakynthos on Monday, August 3, after the release of Raphael, a male loggerhead turtle who was found badly injured last year. Raphael was rescued on August 18, 2014, when he was found with injuries to his head and shell, possibly from a boat propeller. The 71-centimeter, 46-kilogram turtle has been cared for by Archelon and was released at Crystal beach, a protected loggerhead nesting site.