AGONASPORT SALES: Olympiacos’ chances of reaching the Champions League knockout stage are hanging by a fine thread after they lost 3-1 away in Belgrade on Tuesday night. The Greek champions had the lead in the 37th minute through Ruben Semedo, but Yassine Benzia was sent off in the second half to leave Olympaicos with 10-men. Milos Vulic equalised for Red Star Belgrade five minutes later and the Serbian side scored twice at the death to seize a precious victory. The sending off was a cruel blow for Olympiacos and it leaves their chances of reaching the last 16 looking extremely precarious.
AGONASPORT SALES: There are few sports that do not have an international presence, with games such as association football (soccer), tennis, and volleyball having competitions right across the world. What's more, a football player in England will be able to play with the same rules in France, Argentina or South Africa, as the rules are almost completely identical. Other sports, like American football and Australian rules football, have less of a presence outside of their home countries, so their players would not be able to immediately play against each other. In basketball, the rules are mostly the same, although there are some minor differences, depending on which league or tournament a team is playing in.
AGONASPORT SALES: After becoming the first club to finish second in the Greek Super League and then reach the UEFA Champions League group stage since the current format was introduced in 2009, Olympiacos now face the challenge of escaping from a tough-looking Group B featuring two giants of the game. But do they have what it takes to reach the knockout phase or are they destined to crash out at the first hurdle?
AGONASPORT SALES: Video Assistant Referees (VAR) started to become a mainstream feature of football last year, when the International Football Association Board incorporated them into the Laws of the Game. From this season VAR is being used in the English Premier League and even at this early stage there has been controversy over the decisions it has produced. The debate over the virtues and drawbacks of VAR technology is just starting and is set to continue as its use becomes more widespread.
AGONA (SALES): Milwaukee Bucks Greek player Giannis Antetokounmpo’s astonishing height is one of the reasons why many NBA fans call him the ‘Greek Freak’. He was drafted in 2013 where he stood 6’9 tall, and now he’s pretty jacked up and nearly seven feet tall.
AGONASPORT SALES: 1xBet is one of the best betting websites in the world right now. We’re going to give you a few tips on how to make a fortune on that website, near the end of this small article. Just be sure to remember that there’s a great deal of uncertainty that comes with betting 1xBet.com, however, does its best to help you win big.
AGONASPORT SALES: While several jurisdictions are still imposing strict measures to regulate gambling, several countries are now more open to the idea. The development of the underlying technology has also contributed to the huge growth in the betting industry, making it a multi-million dollar market. Today, statistics show that the gambling market will hit $90 billion by 2024, recording a 9% CAGR from the 2019 forecast period.
AGONA SALES: Greek tennis sensation, Stefanos Tsitsipas has once again been causing quite a stir amongst his fellow players - just days after teaming up with Australia’s Nick Kyrgios to take on the Doubles event at the Citi Open in Washington.
AGONASPORT SALES: Summer is finally on, and a lot of people are looking forward to making their summer moments memorable than what they usually have. Many are looking forward to making the best summer activities they can make. Some would even tend to spend it the unique way they can think of to make sure they got the best summer event of their lives.
AGONASPORT SALES: The Greek Super League returns to action on Saturday 24 August when round one sees all 14 teams kick-off of their Super League season. The top division eases its way back with only two rounds of matches taking place in August.
AGONASPORT SALES: Among all the other sports, football is one massively followed and played sport all over the world. Football enthusiasts not only follow football but also try their luck through the employment of their experience, observation and knowledge to bet and earn some money. Betting is surely not a safe play and a gamble where the probability of losing and winning stand on equal grounds. But there are some platforms that provide authentic and reliable tips during real-time that can one from placing the wrong bet.
AGONA SALES: The 2018/19 season will have to go down as a blank for 21-year-old Konstantinos Mavropanos. Having joined Premier League club Arsenal from PAS Giannina with much promise in January last year and earning rave reviews following his league debut, the Athens-born centre-back must have expected a lot more playing time than he wound up with.
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: Both baseball and basketball have fans around the world, not only in the United States. So, baseball or basketball? That is the question…
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: The English Premier League is the pinnacle for players around Europe, and due to the quality of players that Greece has produced, there have been various success stories of Greeks playing in England.
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.