Sports Digest: AEK goes alone on top of Super League


SOCCER: Two goals by Marko Livaja and one from Tasos Bakasetas gave AEK a comfortable 3-0 home win over bottom club Platanias on Monday, sending the Yellows alone on top of the Super League, one point ahead of Olympiakos. All proceeds from the turnout of over 20,000 fans (some 114,000 euros) will go to support the flood-hit population of western Attica.

SAILING: Greek sailing champion Dimitris Papadimitriou collected on Friday the award for the 3rd Best Young Athlete of the Year in Europe, at the general assembly of the European Olympic Committees in Zagreb.

VOLLEYBALL: Olympiakos won the Volley League derby in Thessaloniki on Saturday beating PAOK 3-1 to extend its perfect record to 15 points from five games since the start of the season. On Monday ambitious Finikas Syrou beat Pamvochaikos 3-1 at Ermoupoli to climb to joint fourth.