FIFA says it is satisfied with changes made to sporting law in Greece, and has dropped a threat to suspend the country from international competition.
Greenfield Daily Reporter: May 23, 2015
Greek Sports Minister Stavros Kontonis said on Thursday that talks with football governing body Uefa will continue in order to make changes to the controversial bill to curb violence in domestic sports.
SuperSport: May 21, 2015
The crisis in Greek football that led to a threat by UEFA and FIFA to throw them out appears to have been resolved after the country's controversial new sports law,
Inside World Football: May 7, 2015
Greek football is set to breathe a sigh of relief as the country's controversial new sports law was submitted to parliament on Wednesday with the necessary amendments to avoid a FIFA and UEFA ban from international competition.
Reuters: May 6, 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
Greek deputy sports minister Stavros Kontonis said on Wednesday he does not accept ultimatums by world and European soccer's governing bodies FIFA and UEFA.
eKathimerini: April 23, 2015
The leftist Greek government appears on a collision course with world and European soccer's governing bodies FIFA and UEFA over plans announced on Thursday to tackle violence in domestic sport.
eKathimerini: April 16, 2015
Aiming to end 60 years of sporting isolation, Turkish Cypriots in the breakaway north applied Monday to join the Cyprus Football Association which runs the game on the divided island.
France 24: March 30, 2015
The Greek Super League will resume this weekend after a one-week suspension because of violence at stadiums, but all top-flight matches will be played without fans for the next two weeks.
ESPN Soccernet: March 4, 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
Midfield Maestro: September 17, 2014