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Greece U19 finish 10th at World Cup in Heraklion

Greece U19 finish 10th at World Cup in Heraklion

YOUTH NATIONAL TEAMS: In the concluding match of the 2019 FIBA U19 World Cup in Heraklion, the Greek national team conceded a heavy 52-71 defeat to Australia, meaning the host nation end the competition in 10th place.**HIGHLIGHTS**

EURO 2004 Flashback: The Victory That Shocked The World

EURO 2004 Flashback: The Victory That Shocked The World

AGONA FLASHBACK: In the fourth installment of the EURO 2004 Flashback series, we take a closer look at Greece’s quarter-final match against the heavily favored French side.**VIDEO/PICS**

AGONAsport World Cup Daily Recap, The Final: France Sees Off Croatia To Win Second Title

AGONAsport World Cup Daily Recap, The Final: France Sees Off Croatia To Win Second Title

WORLD SOCCER (FIFA WORLD CUP): Hugo Lloris lifted the World Cup trophy into the Moscow sky on Sunday as France defeated Croatia 4-2 to win their second World Cup title. In an action-packed final, Didier Deschamps’ side prevailed over a Croatia team who had the upper hand in stretches, especially most of the first half. However, after the break, France blew the game open scoring twice in a six-minute span after the hour mark. A Lloris gaffe seemed to open the door for Croatia, but France held firm to win their second World Cup.

AGONAsport World Cup Daily Recap, The Semi-finals: France And Croatia Book Final Spots

AGONAsport World Cup Daily Recap, The Semi-finals:  France And Croatia Book Final Spots

WORLD SOCCER (FIFA WORLD CUP): France and Croatia meet on Sunday to decide the winner of the 2018 FIFA World Cup. The two sides came through close semi-finals to book their tickets to the final in Moscow at the Luzhniki Stadium. France defeated Belgium on Tuesday 1-0 thanks to a Samuel Umtiti goal while Croatia came from behind to win against England 2-1 in extra-time.

AGONAsport World Cup Daily Recap, Day 23: Belgium Knock-Out Brazil; France Overcome Uruguay

AGONAsport World Cup Daily Recap, Day 23: Belgium Knock-Out Brazil; France Overcome Uruguay

WORLD SOCCER (FIFA WORLD CUP): France and Belgium won their quarter-finals on Friday to set up a semi-final clash on Tuesday in Saint Petersburg. France began the day with a 2-0 victory over Uruguay. The win puts France into the semis for the first time since 2006. Belgium meanwhile were able to overcome a series of disappointing tournaments in recent years by coming out on top over Brazil 2-1.

AGONAsport World Cup Daily Recap, Day 17: France And Uruguay Advance After Epic Encounters

AGONAsport World Cup Daily Recap, Day 17: France And Uruguay Advance After Epic Encounters

WORLD SOCCER (FIFA WORLD CUP): France and Uruguay progressed after coming through two superb matches in the first knockout stage games of the 2018 FIFA World Cup. Day 17 saw the Round of 16 begin in Russia and if these matches are anything to go by then the world is in for some amazing football in the coming days. France took the lead, gave it up, then had to come from behind to defeat Argentina 4-2. Uruguay meanwhile, did not have many chances, but took the ones they did have to advance past Portugal 2-1. The results mean that Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo both exit, potentially their last World Cup each, on the same day. Winners France and Uruguay will now meet in the quarter-finals at the Nizhny Novograd Stadium on Friday.

AGONAsport World Cup Daily Recap, Day 13: Messi And Argentina Find A Way Through

AGONAsport World Cup Daily Recap, Day 13: Messi And Argentina Find A Way Through

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.

AGONAsport World Cup Daily Recap, Day 8: France And Croatia Through; Argentina On The Ropes

AGONAsport World Cup Daily Recap, Day 8: France And Croatia Through; Argentina On The Ropes

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.

AGONAsport World Cup Daily Recap, Day 3: Argentina Stymied, France Slip Past Socceroos

AGONAsport World Cup Daily Recap, Day 3: Argentina Stymied, France Slip Past Socceroos

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.

Greece Take FULL Advantage of Extra Man Against France

Greece Take FULL Advantage of Extra Man Against France

GREEK WATER POLO (NATIONAL TEAM, FINA WORLD LEAGUE): The Greek National Water Polo Team earned their second straight victory in the World League, defeating France 16-7. Greece scored seven goals from seven “extra man” opportunities. Gounas led the Galanolefki with 5 goals.

The Greek Miracle of Portugal Led By Santos

The Greek Miracle of Portugal Led By Santos

WORLD SOCCER (UEFA EURO 2016): Like Greece did in 2004, Portugal ruined the party for the hosts by stunning France in the Euro 2016 Final. Fernando Santos' tactics along with a goal in the second extra time gave Portugal the 1-0 victory and their first ever European Championship.**HIGHLIGHTS**

The GriezMANN of France

The GriezMANN of France

WORLD SOCCER (UEFA EURO 2016): Griezmann is the one MAN show for France! The Frenchman scored two goals in today’s semi-final against Germany, leading his nation to a 2-0 victory over the World Champions. Germany was the better side throughout the match, but it will be France who will play against Portugal in Sunday’s Euro 2016 Final. **HIGHLIGHTS**

Finally...France

Finally...France

WORLD SOCCER (UEFA EURO 2016): France finally looked like the favorites of the tournament after an emphatic 5-2 win over Iceland in the quarter-finals. France dominated the game and took a 4-0 lead by halftime! This is the first convincing performance from the hosts and they will now face Germany in the semi-finals. Iceland’s magical run comes to a close.**HIGHLIGHTS**

Albania Alive After Historic Win, Switzerland Through with Draw

Albania Alive After Historic Win, Switzerland Through with Draw

WORLD SOCCER (UEFA EURO 2016): Albania finished 3rd in Group A and recorded their first ever win at the European Championships. They defeated Romania 1-0 while France and Switzerland played to a goalless draw. France and Switzerland advanced from Group A as Albania will have to wait until Wednesday to see if they will progress as one of the 4 best 3rd placed teams.**HIGHLIGHTS**