NEWS

A huge basketball…

A copy of an ancient statue of a runner is seen in front of a huge basketball yesterday in central Athens ahead of the Euroleague basketball Final Four tournament that starts in the capital today and will run through Sunday. Police have stepped up security measures in the city this weekend with some 5,000 officers deployed for the games. Moscow plays Unicaja Malaga of Spain today, while Greek champion Panathinaikos meets Tau Ceramica, another Spanish team.