The Southwest Peloponnese is set to welcome its first international mountain bike race on October 11-13 2013. The “Navarino Bike Festival” will be an ideal way to explore the rich countryside, giving both professional and amateur cyclists another reason to visit the region and experience the diverse landscape.
ATHENS (AP)—Olympiakos won a record 26th Greek Cup when it beat Asteras 3-1 in extra time in a bad-tempered final on Saturday. Djamel Abdoun scored a goal and assisted on another as Olympiakos achieved the league-cup double for a 16th time.
ATHENS, Greece (AP)—AEK Athens' home game against relegation rival Panthrakikos in the Greek league was abandoned on Sunday after its fans stormed the pitch when the visitors took a 1-0 lead in the 87th minute.
ATHENS (AP) —AEK Athens chairman Andreas Dimitrelos has been arrested over unpaid taxes by the Greek club worth (euro) 170 million ($219.5 million). The 54-year-old Dimitrelos was in police custody on Thursday and is due to testify before an inquiring magistrate on Friday.
MOSCOW (AP)—Dropping wrestling from the Olympics would not sit well with Vladimir Putin. The Russian president says it would be "unjustified'' to remove traditional sports from the Olympics.
GOTEBORG, Sweden (AP) —Results Sunday from the European Athletics Indoor Championships (all distances in meters):
1. Pavel Maslak, Czech Republic, 45.66. 2. Nigel Levine, Britain, 46.21. 3. Pavel Trenikhin, Russia, 46.70. 4. Volodymyr Burakov, Ukraine, 46.79. 5. Michael Bingham, Britain, 46.81. 6. Richard Strachan, Britain, 47.02. 800
1. Adam Kszczot, Poland, 1:48.69. 2. Kevin Lopez, Spain, 1:49.31. 3. Mukhtar Mohammed, Britain, 1:49.60. 4. Anis Ananenka, Belarus, 1:49.61. 5. Taras Bybyk, Ukraine, 1:50.38. 6. Luis Alberto Marco, Spain, 1:51.69. 1,500
ATHENS (AP) —Fan violence marred the Greek Cup final on Sunday, forcing the game to be suspended for an hour before Panathinaikos finished off an 81-78 win over archrival Olympiakos in front of nearly empty stands.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP)— Ioannis Papapetrou scored 13 points and grabbed nine rebounds to lead Texas over TCU 60-43 Saturday, as the Longhorns earned just their second Big 12 win of the season against the last-place team in the league.