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Ajax: Exploring the Anguish of War in Ancient Greece

Sophocles' tragedy Ajax, about a triumphant Greek hero of the Trojan War who was driven to suicide, powerfully explores the anguish of war

PAOK to Face Ajax in Third Qualifying Round of Champions League

The results of the draw for the third qualifying round for next season's Champions League were announced by UEFA, the Union of European Football Associations, on Monday. Greece's championship team PAOK Thessaloniki is slated to play against the Netherlands' Ajax...

Violent Clash Breaks Out at AEK — Ajax Champions League Match (video)

AEK's miserable Champions League campaign disintegrated into utter chaos in the Athens Olympic Stadium on Tuesday as hooligans clashed with police during the 2-0 defeat to Ajax. The visiting fans came under attack as home supporters threw flares into the...

Violent Clashes Between Football Hooligans in Athens (video)

Street fights broke out in the center of Athens between football fans on Monday evening, on the eve of the Champions League game between AEK and the Dutch team Ajax. Police say that fans of Panathinaikos, AEK's Athenian rivals, joined...

AEK Bows to Superior Ajax in Champions League Opener (video)

AEK were outclassed in their Champions League opener against Ajax on Wednesday as the SuperLeague champions were beaten soundly 3-0 at the Johan Cruyff Arena in Amsterdam. After dominating possession but failing to score in the first half, Argentina defender...

Greece Not Represented in Champions League After 20 Years

Olympiacos failed to reach the Champions League group round qualifiers after a 0-1 loss to Hapoel Beersheba at Turner Stadium in Israel. At the same time, PAOK lost 1-2 to Ajax in Thessaloniki and does not qualify for the next...

Technology Brings Ancient Greek Myths to Life

"Panoply" is a modern technology project that aims to bring ancient Greek myths to life. Animator Steve K. Simmons and his wife, Sonya Nevin, have been using scenes presented in various ancient Greek vases in order to create short...