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No 'Grexit' in sport: Greece escapes soccer suspension, FIFA happy with changes to law

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

Greeks to continue talks with Uefa

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

Greeks agree UEFA deal to keep teams playing internationally

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

Greece set to escape ban as sports law goes to parliament

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

Stavros Kontonis: Greece's own Inspector Clouseau

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 minister blasts FIFA, UEFA 'ultimatum'

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

Gov't on collision course with FIFA, UEFA

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

Cyprus soccer eyes reunion after 60-year divorce

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

Greek league set to resume without fans for two weeks

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: The Arcadians Set To Tackle Giants In The Europa League

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