SPORTS



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NEWS

The Beijing 2022 Olympics flame was lit at Greece’s ancient Olympia on Monday, just over 100 days before the start of the Games in February, as a handful of Tibetan protesters attempted to protest inside the ancient site.

Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo (34) takes the court at the start of the first half of a preseason NBA basketball game against the Utah Jazz Wednesday, October 13. [AP]
SPORTS

Giannis Antetokounmpo sometimes looks like he might dunk from the foul line. Other times, the Milwaukee Bucks forward struggles just to reach the rim with a shot from it. Even with holes to fill in his game, Antetokounmpo is already among the best players in the NBA. He is a two-time MVP who could probably […]


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BASKETBALL

Olympiakos beat its jinx team Zalgiris Kaunas on Friday to rise in the Euroleague standings, while Panathinaikos had a second road loss in Spain this week, this time to Real Madrid.

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WINTER OLYMPICS

The Olympic Flame ceremony of the XXIV Olympic Winter Games will be held at the ancient site of Olympia in Greece this Monday, October 18, and will be handed over to the Beijing Organizing Committee for the Winter Olympics at a ceremony in the Panathenaic Stadium in Greece on Tuesday, October 19.



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BASKETBALL

Panathinaikos produced its first credible performance on the road, but still went down at Vitoria to host Baskonia on Tuesday, while Olympiakos succumbed in overtime at Barcelona on Wednesday.


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SOCCER

Sweden punished Greece for its missed opportunities, winning 2-0 at the Friends Arena in Stockholm, leaving the Greeks with only some mathematical chances of finishing in the top two of the group.

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SPORTS

Stefanos Tsitsipas stormed into the third round at Indian Wells for the first time in his career on Sunday, as the second seed beat Spaniard Pedro Martinez 6-2 6-4 under lights to set up a clash with Fabio Fognini.


Ian Miller scored 20 points for Peristeri at Iraklis on Sunday [Intime].
BASKETBALL

Olympiakos crushed last season’s Basket League finalist Lavrio away on Sunday, starting the season in the most emphatic of fashions with four wins in the league and the Euroleague.

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BASKETBALL

Greens and Reds scored important home wins for the Euroleague this week, as Panathinaikos defeated Fenerbahce on Thursday and Olympiakos downed Real Madrid on Friday.


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SPORTS

The dawn of the 2021-22 Euroleague has found Panathinaikos sleeping and Olympiakos wide awake, as the Greek representatives could not have had any more different starts to their campaign.