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PeacePlayers International Brings Greek and Turkish Cypriots Together with Basketball

PeacePlayers International is a program that was first started on the divided island of Cyprus in 2006 in order to bridge tensions between Greek and Turkish Cypriots. It now has over 250 players and 12 teams which regularly participate...

Watch Greece's Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras Spin a Ball [pics + video]

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras was a top-rate volleyball player before he started showing an interest in student politics. A leg injury, however, caused him to nip his budding career in the bud. Nonetheless, he can still use a...

"Antetokounbros" Streetball Event Fills Open Court in Athens with Laughter and Cheering (video)

NBA stars Giannis Antetokounmpo of the Milwaukee Bucks and Kristaps Porzingis of the New York Knicks, offered a spectacular street-ball game in Athens on Sunday, commemorating the "Antetokounbros Streetball Event". Organized by eurohoops.net, the "Anterokounbros Streetball Event" took place in an...

NBA Star Paul George Parties at Super Paradise Resort, Mykonos [Video]

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uao84Nf1i1o NBA Star Paul George is enjoying his summer vacations in the Mediterranean. No sooner did the playoffs end that the Indiana Pacers star headed to Mykonos. Mykonos TV caught him taking a break from the courts at famous Super...

OAKA Basketball Stadium to be Renamed After Retired Basketball Player Nikos Galis

Deputy Minister of Athletics, Stavros Kontonis, announced the renaming of the Olympic Athletic Center of Athens (OAKA) basketball stadium to "Nikos Galis" -- one of Greece's greatest retired basketball players. "I would like to thank the State and its initiative. It's...

Olympiacos to Face Panathinaikos in Greek Basket League Finals at Peace and Friendship Stadium

The two "eternal enemy" teams will face each other for the 16th time in the finals for the Greek Basket League tonight. The Greek Basket League finals open tonight, with Olympiacos hosting Panathinaikos at the Peace and Friendship stadium in...

Spanoulis Bids Farewell to the Greek National Team and an Illustrious Career

The Greek Men's Basketball Team's victory over Latvia in their final game of the FIBA Eurobakset 2015 marked the end of an era, as Vassilis Spanoulis announced his retirement from the Greek National Team. “I am proud," Spanoulis said after the game...

Greece Concludes FIBA Eurobasket 2015 with Victory over Latvia – Spanoulis Retires

The Greek Men's Basketball Team made a big comeback to win Latvia 97-90 in the FIBA Eurobasket 2015 on Thursday, thus securing a place in the 2016 World Olympic Qualifying Tournament for Men, in what proved to be Vassilis Spanoulis'...

Spain Eliminates Greece from FIBA Euorbasket 2015

The Greeks Men's Basketball Team FIBA Eurobasket 2015 bid ended with a 73-71 nerve-wracking loss to Spain on Tuesday evening in the quarterfinals round. The Greeks came back from a 7 point deficit at the beginning of the second half...

FIBA Eurobasket 2015: Greece Advances to Final Eight With Victory Over Belgium

The Greek Men's Basketball Team advanced to the next round of the FIBA Eurobasket 2015 after an emphatic 75-54 victory over Belgium on Saturday in Lille, France. Despite the 21 point difference, the final score does not necessarily reflect the course of...