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Panathinaikos Champions celebrate with fans in Athens (video)

Thrilled Panathinaikos fans gathered at the Athens airport and thousands found their away to OAKA Stadium on Monday to welcome their basketball “heroes” and celebrate with them. On Sunday, Panathinaikos defeated Real Madrid during the Final in Berlin to win the Euroleague title for the seventh time, after a break …

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Greek basketball fans clash in Berlin; arrests, injuries

Olympiakos and Panathinaikos basketball fans violently clashed at a metro station in Prezlauer Allee in Berlin, Germany, on Saturday, leaving 12 people injured, at least one of them in critical condition. German police has reportedly arrested 89 people and seized a big number of baseball bats, clubs and other items. …

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Legendary basketball coach Giannis Ioannidis passes away at 78

Legendary basketball coach, Giannis Ioannidis, passed away at the age of 78 on Wednesday. Fans loved to call the former basketball player and professional coach “The Blond.” Ioannidis had been suffering from dementia for the last four years, according to media reports. He was generally considered to be the best …

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Fenerbahce players waived through although infected? Greek officers use “burner phones”?

Daily Efimerida Ton Syntakton alleged on Wednesday that by order of the head of Civil Protection members of a Turkish basketball team were allowed in the country without obligatory quarantine although they had symptoms of Covid-19. In the published text messages between officials at the Athens airport, it is further …

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Greek Basketball legend Vassilis Spanoulis retires at 38

Greek basketball legend Vassilis Spanoulis announced his decision to retire from the game at the age of 38, in a message posted on his official Instagram account on Saturday. The captain of the Olympiacos Piraeus basketball team said he decided to “hang up his boots” after a meeting with the …

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War of words as Greek Federation accuses Bucks, NBA of staging Antetokounmpo’s absence

Greece’s basketball federation accused the Milwaukee Bucks and the NBA of hatching a plan to prevent Giannis Antetokounmpo on Saturday from playing in the European championship. NBA and Bucks dismissed the Greek claims as “false”. A war of words is in full development. About an hour after Antetokounmpo posted on …

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