SPORTS

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SOCCER

Ahmed Hassan’s late strike gave Olympiakos the ticket to the last 16 of the Europa League on Thursday, as the Reds lost 2-1 at PSV Eindhoven on the night but went through thanks to their 4-2 home win a week earlier.


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BASKETBALL

The Greeks returned to Euroleague action this week with two losses in games they will feel they could have won, as Olympiakos left a great comeback against CSKA Moscow unfinished, while Panathinaikos let a 10-point lead at Alba Berlin slip.

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SOCCER

Olympiakos dropped two more points, this time at home, in the Super League as Mitroglou scored a late penalty to give Aris a point in Piraeus. AEK’s home draw against Asteras allowed PAOK to go alone in second and cut its distance from the top to 12 points.

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MEN'S WATER POLO

The Greek men’s water polo national team will be present in the Olympics for a 16th time, after finishing second at the qualification tournament in The Netherlands on Sunday.


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OLYMPICS

Greece’s men’s water polo team has qualified for the Tokyo Olympics, beating Russia 13-10 at the World Qualification Tournament in Rotterdam Saturday. Victory sent Greece to the tournament’s final, where they will face Montenegro, 14-12 winners over Croatia earlier Saturday. Both Greece and Montenegro already qualified with their semifinal victories. Croatia and Russia will face […]

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BASKETBALL

Olympiakos suffered its fifth defeat in a row in the Euroleague on Thursday, losing at Anadolu Efes, while Panathinaikos remained in quarantine due to a number of coronavirus cases in its roster.


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SOCCER

Olympiakos was resourceful in attack but rather careless in defense against PSV Eindhoven on Thursday, securing a 4-2 victory in the first leg of its Europa League Round of 32 in Piraeus.



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SPORTS

Stefanos Tsitsipas will hope to gain revenge on Rafa Nadal and end the Spaniard’s bid for a record 21st Grand Slam title when they meet in the Australian Open quarter-final on Wednesday, a rematch of their last-four encounter in Melbourne two years ago.


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SOCCER

Panathinaikos ended on Sunday Olympiakos’ unbeaten record in domestic competitions this year with a well crafted 2-1 win in the Derby of Eternal Rivals, though this has had little effect on the position of the Reds at the top of the table, with Aris also dropping points.

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TENNIS

Australian Open organizers say the player from Greece's ATP Cup team who tested positive for Covid-19 on arrival in South Africa had returned a negative result the day he left Melbourne.


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SOCCER

A flurry of 16 goals in three games saw favorites Olympiakos, AEK and PAOK gain the upper hand in the first-leg quarterfinal games of the Greek Cup on Wednesday.

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TENNIS

A Greek tragedy threatened to befall Stefanos Tsitsipas at the Australian Open on Thursday before the fifth seed steadied to fend off local wildcard Thanasi Kokkinakis 6-7(5) 6-4 6-1 6-7(5) 6-4 and reach the third round.


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BASKETBALL

Lavrio continues to fly high, downing struggling Aris on Saturday, while Panathinaikos’ game at PAOK on Sunday was postponed due to four Covid-19 cases in the Greens' roster.

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SOCCER

Aris beat AEK in Athens and Apollon held PAOK to a draw in Thessaloniki, meaning Olympiakos is just one point away of clinching the top spot for the regular season of the Super League.