YOUTH NATIONAL TEAMS: In the second match of the 2019 FIBA U19 World Cup, the Greek national team came up short against Russia, conceding a 75-83 defeat in Heraklion. **HIGHLIGHTS**
AGONA FLASHBACK: In the third installment of the series, we take a closer look at Greece’s final Group A match against Russia.**VIDEO/PICS**
CYPRIOT FOOTBALL: Cyprus put up a good fight in Nizhny Novgorod but fell 1:0 away to Russia in matchday four action of UEFA Euro 2020 qualifying.**HIGHLIGHTS**
CYPRIOT SOCCER: The draw for the groups in the UEFA Euro 2020 qualifiers took place today in Dublin, with Cyprus drawn into Group I with Belgium, Russia, Scotland, Kazakhstan and San Marino.
WORLD SOCCER (FIFA WORLD CUP): The final four of the 2018 FIFA World Cup is now complete after England and Croatia booked their tickets with wins on Saturday. Day 24 of the competition saw the final two quarter-final matches played. In the early match, England defeated Sweden 2-0 in a relatively comfortable afternoon. The second match was a different story as a topsy-turvy match between Croatia and hosts Russia finished 2-2 after two periods of extra-time. Croatia then prevailed on penalty-kicks 4-3. England and Croatia now will contest a World Cup semi-final on Wednesday for the right to play in the tournament final next Sunday.
WORLD SOCCER (FIFA WORLD CUP): It was a super Sunday at the 2018 World Cup for Russia and Croatia who both advanced to the quarter-finals of the competition with shoot-out victories over Spain and Denmark respectively. Russia provided one of the shocks of the tournament in knocking out Spain as the hosts roll on so unexpectedly. Croatia are also through after Danijel Subasic saved three penalties in the shoot-out win over Denmark.
WORLD SOCCER (FIFA WORLD CUP): Spain and Portugal advanced to the knockout round of the 2018 FIFA World Cup after a dramatic Day 12. That wouldn’t seem like such a surprising headline as both sides were expected to easily come through a section that included Iran and Morocco. Yet, it was the two latter sides who impressed on the night. Iran came within a whisker of advancing as they drew 1-1 with Portugal. Morocco, already eliminated, played superbly and just missed out on defeating Spain due to a late goal in a 2-2 draw.
WORLD SOCCER (FIFA WORLD CUP): On a day that bore witness to more own goals and set-piece strikes, the hosts took a massive step to advancing to the knockout rounds. Russia continued their fine tournament in Day 6 action by rolling past Egypt 3-1. Elsewhere, there were surprises in Group G as Japan overcame Colombia 2-1 and Senegal slipped past Poland by the same score.
WORLD SOCCER (FIFA WORLD CUP): AGONAsport’s George Tsitsonis recaps the action from Day 1 of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.
YOUTH NATIONAL TEAMS (U19): Greece qualified for the elite round of the Under-19 European Championships on Tuesday after producing a stunning comeback to beat Russia 2-1 at the Theodoros Vardynoyiannis stadium in Iraklion, Crete to claim the second qualifying spot in Group 1 behind section winners Romania.
GREEK NATIONAL BASKETBALL TEAM: Russia are off to the semi-finals at Eurobasket 2017 after a narrow 74-69 defeat of Greece at the Sinan Erdem Arena in Turkey on Wednesday night. **HIGHLIGHTS**
GREEK NATIONAL BASKETBALL TEAM: Peter Katsiris from AGONAsport.com brings you a full preview for Greece’s Eurobasket 2017 quarterfinal against Russia.
GREEK NATIONAL BASKETBALL TEAM: Greece will face Russia in the quarterfinals of Eurobasket 2017 after the Russians blew out Croatia 101-78 in the Last 16. Tip-off is scheduled for Wednesday, September, 13th at 11:45 AM EST and 6:45 PM local Greek time.
WORLD SOCCER (UEFA EURO 2016): Wales recorded an emphatic 3-0 victory over Russia and finished first in Group B. England failed to get all three points against Slovakia and with a goalless draw finished 2nd in Group B. Slovakia claimed 3rd place on 4 points and are very likely to advance as one of the top 4 3rd placed teams. **HIGHLIGHTS**
WORLD SOCCER (UEFA EURO 2016): Slovakia defeated Russia 2-1 in the second matchday of Group B and earned 3 important points in their quest to progress to the Knockout Stages. In Group A, Switzerland and Romania played to a 1-1 draw, a result that puts Switzerland in a good place to advance from the Group Stages.**HIGHLIGHTS**
WORLD SOCCER (UEFA EURO 2016): England remained win-less in European Championship “openers” while Wales won their first ever game at the Euros. Russia equalized England in the second minute of stoppage time and Wales earned a late 2-1 victory over Slovakia.**HIGHLIGHTS**
GREEK WATER POLO: The fight for a spot in the Rio 2016 Olympic games was lost for the Women’s Greek National Water Polo Team after a penalty shoot-out against Russia. Unfortunately, our women’s water polo team will not be in Rio this summer.