AGONASPORT SALES: As football fans suffer a summer drought of action, the fixture list looking painfully bare, followers of the beautiful game must find other ways to occupy themselves. There are other sports, of course, such as Grand Slam tennis and golf majors, but they do little to take the edge off.
AGONASPORT SALES: The third jewel of the U.S Triple Crown series which is the Belmont Stakes will take place on June 8, 2019, in the race track of Elmont Park in New York. The Belmont Stakes will follow after its racing predecessors which are the Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes. It will still be attended by three-year-old thoroughbred racers which will be competing in the Grade 1 Stakes category.
AGONASPORT SALES: The A1 Basket League is the highest professional basketball league in Greece and it is ranked as one of the top three basketball leagues in Europe, indicating the quality of basketball play. Panathinaikos have won more championships than any other team in the Greek A1 Basket League and they are one of just two teams that have never been relegated to the Greek A2 Basket League.
AGONASPORT SALES: Most countries somehow manage to produce athletes that excel within their respective sport and for the most part, this phenomenon is naturally aligned with the popularity of a specific sport in the country. It makes perfect sense that children would want to follow in the footsteps of their national sport idols. Take Brazil for instance, which manages to produce one football superstar after the other or the high level of basketball play found in the NBA in the US compared with many other countries.
AGONA SALES: It is safe to say that Ezequiel Ponce has been a success for AEK Athens this season. Signed last summer on a season-long loan from Italian club Roma, the Argentine striker is enjoying the most prolific season of his short career, scoring 19 goals in all competitions, including 15 in the Greek Super League.
AGONASPORT SALES: We’re constantly told that a week is a long time in the football world and more often than not, that is proved to be completely true. Just ask Arsenal’s Sokratis and he will tell you about how quickly you can go from the villain to the hero. In Sokratis’ case, he didn’t even have to wait a week for the turn around in fortune, but rather a measly 72 hours.
GREEK SOCCER ABROAD: On 4th January 2018, Konstantinos Mavropanos completed a surprise move to English side Arsenal, having quickly made a name for himself with PAS Giannina in the Greek Super League. However, despite a promising start and three appearances last season, which quickly endeared him with Gunners fans, the talented young defender has struggled with injury problems.
SPONSORED CONTENT: Obviously, the most popular kind of sport is football. This year, the Champions League is seeing quite intense competition, as several clubs pretend for the victory at the same time. One of the main rivals is French “PSG”. The reigning champion of the League 1 has one of the best squads in the world, due to which the coach of the team, Thomas Tuchel, can establish the rotation policy and let the leaders have a rest.