Michel Platini will resign as the president of UEFA, European football's governing body, after the Court of Arbitration for Sport failed to overturn his ban. However, the court reduced the sanction from six to four years.
May 9, 2016
Deputy Minister of Culture and Sport, Stavros Kontonis, announced on Friday that the Greek soccer Cup will restart, following the deal agreed on Tuesday with FIFA, UEFA and the Hellenic Football Federation (EPO).
April 15, 2016
Greek teams face a ban from international competition after a meeting on Wednesday between the country's government, FIFA and UEFA officials failed to provide a resolution to the cancelled Greek Cup competition.
AFP: March 31, 2016
Panathinaikos, once a giant of Greek football, has reached a new low after being knocked out of Europe by Azerbaijan's 3rd placed team, FC Qabala.
Chris Andre: September 1, 2015
The similarities between Inspector Jacques Clouseau of the Pink Panther franchise and real life Stavros Kontonis (Deputy Minister for Sports) are staggering. Greece has once again managed to blur the lines between an outrageous comedy character and a government official.
Themistocles Cala: May 3, 2015
Asteras Tripolis, a modest club in Greece, is about to take his maiden bow in a major European competition against historic clubs: Tottenham, Besiktas and Partizan Belgrade
Chris Andre: September 17, 2014
Olympiakos face a fight to win a seat at the table of Europe's elite 8 clubs, as well as the respect of the British press.
Chris Andre: March 17, 2014
FIFA are considering a change to the rules, enabling the introduction of a fourth substitution during extra time. The intention will be to maintain the "technical quality" & protect players from fatigue-induced-injuries. Not only is this unnecessary but it also negatively affects the competitiveness of football
Chris Andre: February 7, 2012