GREEK A1 BASKET LEAGUE: A catastrophe. The best word which can be used to describe the 2018/2019 season for Olympiacos. After a promising start to the campaign, the Erythrolefki have subsequently completely fallen to pieces, with the team missing out on the EuroLeague playoffs. AGONAsport investigates.
GREEK SUPERLEAGUE: In the closing stages of the campaign, AEK have made a large improvement under the guidance of Manolo Jimenez, but they face uncertainty in the summer with important players possibly heading towards the exit door.
EUROLEAGUE: Panathinaikos were desperately close to claiming Game One of the 2018/2019 EuroLeague playoffs, but after launching a dramatic comeback, the Athenians conceded a bitter 72-75 defeat to Real Madrid in Spain. **HIGHLIGHTS**
GREEK SUPERLEAGUE: The Appeals Committee has changed the original decision concerning the abandoned Super League Eternal Derby, handing Olympiacos a 3:0 victory on paper while docking a further two points from Panathinaikos.
GREEK NATIONAL TEAM: We’ve already had the case with Fiorin Durmishaj this year, and if reports from to10.gr are to be believed, another Albanian youth international will also have the option to switch allegiance to Greece.
GREEK SUPERLEAGUE: Efthymis Koulouris is enjoying the season of his life in Peristeri, and with 24 goals so far, the young forward has become the highest scoring Greek striker among domestic clubs in 17 years.
GREEK SUPERLEAGUE: As the 2018/19 Super League season draws to a close in the coming weeks, Panathinaikos have set their sight on a steady summer, with many key players and staff staying, as well as having the ability to strengthen in the transfer market. AGONAsport’s Nick Tsambouniaris investigates the situation at the Trifylli.
GREEK NATIONAL BASKETBALL TEAM: Ahead of the upcoming 2019 FIBA World Cup, representatives of the senior Greek national team travelled to the USA for important conversations with players competing in the NBA.
CYPRIOT SOCCER (FIRST DIVISION): Pafos FC won 3:2 away to Alki Oroklini, Doxa Katokopias and Enosis Neon Paralimni played to a 2:2 draw, while Anorthosis earned a 3:2 win at home to Ermis Aradippou, who were officially relegated. **HIGHLIGHTS**
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.
GREEK BASKETBALL ABROAD: An ESPN article made a case for Giannis Antetokounmpo being the best basketball player at this moment in time, while the Milwaukee Bucks star is among the 100 most famous athletes in the world.
GREEK SUPERLEAGUE: In bad news for PAOK, it has been confirmed that left-back Vieirinha suffered an anterior cruciate ligament injury against AEL, meaning he will miss a predicted six months of action.
GREEK SUPERLEAGUE: OFI hauled themselves out of the direct relegation zone with a hugely important triumph at Panathiniakos, while Levadiakos were officially demoted and PAOK have to wait another week to wrap up the Super League title.