SPORTS Basketball

Panathinaikos allows Aris no chance for an upset


Aris spent plenty of money this summer and has invested in Greek and imported talent to try and sneak into the top two. In the first round of games it hosted last year’s runner-up Panathinaikos in Thessaloniki, hoping it could catch the Greens off-guard, especially after their impressive away win in the Cup at Olympiakos three days earlier.



Greeks mark anniversary of capital’s liberation from Nazis

Women in traditional dress carried the Greek flag in front of the Parthenon Monday following a ceremony marking the 71st anniversary of the liberation of Athens from the Nazi occupation, which lasted from 1941 to 1944. To commemorate the event, Greek historians organized a historical walk through downtown Athens on Sunday. The walk is one of a series of events scheduled for October. More details are available at