ETHNIKI (BASKETBALL): For the first time since losing to Greece in 2006, the senior USA basketball national team conceded a defeat, as Australia earned a 98-94 victory in a friendly match.
WORLD SOCCER (FIFA WORLD CUP): Argentina were the big winners in Day 13 action of the 2018 FIFA World Cup. The Albiceleste rode to victory over Nigeria on the back of two superb goals from Lionel Messi and Marcos Rojo. The win sent Argentina to the Round of 16 and left Nigeria on the outside looking in. Elsewhere, Iceland lost the opportunity to go through as they fell 2-1 to Croatia. In Group C, France and Denmark both went through after their 0-0 draw and Peru picked up a victory with a 2-0 result over Australia, the Socceroos losing the match they needed to win in order to advance.
WORLD SOCCER (FIFA WORLD CUP): France and Croatia picked up the victories necessary to advance to the knockout round of the World Cup after Day 8 victories. France held off a game Peru side by a 1-0 scoreline. Croatia put Argentina to the sword with a 3-0 win that leaves Lionel Messi and company staring at elimination. In the day’s other match, Denmark and Australia engaged in a full-blooded tilt that eventually ended in a 1-1 draw.
WORLD SOCCER (FIFA WORLD CUP): France, Denmark, and Croatia recorded victories, while Argentina were held versus Iceland in an eventful Day 3 of the 2018 World Cup. Penalties, those made and those missed, were a big story of the day.
GREEK WATER POLO (NATIONAL TEAM): The Greek National Water Polo Team went 3 for 3 in the FINA World League Super-Final Group Stage and is rightfully classified as one of the favorites to win the competition. Greece defeated Australia 10-5 in the final group match and finished first Group A.
GREEK NATIONAL SOCCER TEAM: The Greek National Team defeated Australia 1-2 in today’s international friendly and recorded their first win outside of Greece since the 2014 World Cup. Greece has not been performing up to their standards in previous friendlies but put on a good showing against a tough opponent today. Mantalos opened the score while Maniatis’ goal from behind midfield was the the highlight of the game.**VIDEO**
GREEK NATIONAL SOCCER TEAM: Australia scored a goal in the final minute of stoppage time to defeat Greece 1-0 in Sydney. The Greek team put on a below average performance and fell in their second straight friendly match. Greece will play Australia again on Tuesday in Melbourne. **VIDEO**