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The Joy of Six: sporting bravery

From doing things normally after a tragedy, to overcoming entrenched sexism, to punching an armed mugger, bravery in sport takes many different forms In most walks of life, the disregard for personal safety or ignoring pain is your traditional barometer of bravery, like running into a burning…

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Greek owner given football ban

Vangelis Marinakis, owner of Greek champions Olympiakos, has been banned from football as an investigation continues into allegations that a criminal organisation is controlling the domestic game.

SkySports.com  »  12d

Faroes humiliate Greece by sealing double in Euro 2016 qualifying

Faroe Islands claimed a remarkable double over the 2004 European champions, Greece, in qualifying for the 2016 tournament by claiming a 2-1 home victory. Greece lost 1-0 at home to the tiny nation in November, leading to their coach, Claudio Ranieri, being replaced by Sergio Markarian. Continue…

Guardian  »  17d

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Michael Essien joins Panathinaikos on two-year deal having left Milan

• Former Chelsea player is happy to continue career in Greece • Injury restricted him to 22 appearances for Milan The former Chelsea midfielder Michael Essien has signed for Panathinaikos after leaving Milan. The 32-year-old, who was restricted to 22 appearances for Milan because of injuries, ha

Guardian  »  28d

Greek Cup game abandoned

The Greek Cup quarter-final between AEK Athens and Olympiakos was abandoned on Wednesday after a pitch invasion by supporters at the Olympic Stadium in Athens.

SkySports.com  »  111d