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Melbourne Turns ‘Red’ As Olympiacos Fans Celebrate Victory

On Friday, May 18, Olympiacos team members were received as gods in Melbourne and their loyal fans followed them in every public appearance they made showing their love and admiration. Even miles away from Piraeus, the Greek team felt...

Hooligans Cause Basketball Game to Be Postponed

Last Sunday, fans of Olympiakos were celebrating the team's great achievement - it was crowned European Champion! But hooligans now decided to destroy tonight's game. They threw stones against the van carrying Panathinaikos' players to the basketball court. Glasses were broken,...

Olympiacos FC President Quits Over New Greek Sports Law

Οlympiacos FC is not only looking for a new coach but also for a new president, since Evangelos Marinakis announced his decision to quit due to the new Greek government sports law. Marinakis has been president of the team since...

Coach Ernesto Valverde to Leave Champions Olympiakos

Ernesto Valverde is stepping down as coach of Greek champions Olympiakos Pireaus, he said on Thursday. The Spaniard led the club to their 39th league title this season in his second spell in charge. "I do not want to dwell too...

Big Greek Derby Abandoned Due to Crowd Violence

The big Greek derby between Panathinaikos and Olympiakos Pireaus was abandoned after being interrupted twice by crowd violence on Sunday. Three fire trucks were called in to extinguish flames as unruly Panathinaikos fans set several sections of the stands on...

Rioting Fans Interrupt Athens Derby

Rioting fans clashed with police and delayed the start of the second half of the Athens derby between Panathinaikos and Olympiakos Pireaus by 45 minutes at the Olympic Stadium on Sunday. Fans of the home team threw flares, railings and...

Olympiacos Beat Arsenal But Bow Out

Olympiacos FC produced a stirring display to defeat Group F winners Arsenal 3-1 but bowed out of the UEFA Champions League in dramatic fashion due to events elsewhere. Two goals up at half-time through Rafik Djebbour and David Fuster, the...

Leonidas Andrianopoulos: One of the Founders of Olympiacos FC Passes Away

100-year-old Leonidas Andrianopoulos, one of the Andrianopoulos brothers that founded Olympiacos CFP in 1925, passed away. Olympiacos FC and its athletes are  mourning the death of the last of the 5 brothers who were the first to play in an...