Tag Archives: greece

  • Greek Soccer Player Banned for Life After Performing Nazi Salute (Video)

    Greek Soccer Player Banned for Life After Performing Nazi Salute (Video)

    Even sports fans who don’t follow soccer closely know that racism is perhaps the biggest problem the sport faces in the 21st century. Whether it is racist players or racist fans, there just seems to be one soccer racism scandal after another. Well, the Greek soccer federation has apparently decided that the only way to […]

  • Greek Footballer Hits Four Posts With One Shot (Video)

    Greek Footballer Hits Four Posts With One Shot (Video)

    Few footballers can say that they’ve hit the woodwork four times in a single game. Egeas Plomariou, on the other hand, can claim to have accomplished the feat…with a single shot! It happened during a game between Lesvos and Papnikolis of Greece’s lower football leagues, as Plomariou’s shot ricocheted off the far post, crossbar, near post and back across […]

  • Greek Athlete Expelled From Olympics For Racist Tweet

    Greek Athlete Expelled From Olympics For Racist Tweet

    The Olympics are supposed to be a time when athletes of all colors, nationalities, religious, shapes and sizes can come together and celebrate sportsmanship and unity (which is depicted through the five interlocked rings of the Olympic symbol–which represent each of the five participating continents) with one another… …Just don’t tell that to Greek triple-jump […]

  • Red Bull Takes Parkour To The Greek Island Of Santorini (Video)

    Red Bull Takes Parkour To The Greek Island Of Santorini (Video)

    The Greek Island of Santorini is already capable of inspiring a sense of awe to anyone who witnesses its beauty.  The people of Red Bull decided to add to the awe-factor of the Santorini landscape by having some of the top parkour athletes compete in a competition that required them to use rooftops, domes, terraces […]

  • Panathinaikos Chased Off The Pitch By Their Own Fans (Video)

    Panathinaikos Chased Off The Pitch By Their Own Fans (Video)

    Booing appears to be the most common way for sports fans to voice their displeasure with their slumping clubs.  However, in recent weeks we have seen some rather interesting alternatives being deployed throughout the world.  A few weeks earlier, fans in Toronto could be found pelting their hometown Maple Leafs with Eggo Waffles.  As for […]

  • That Should Teach Him Not To Dive Next Time (Video)

    That Should Teach Him Not To Dive Next Time (Video)

    Are you sick of all those soccer players diving around the pitch like the Chinese aquatics team?  Ever wonder if there was something we could do in order to stop them?  Well thanks to this Greek player, we may finally have an answer. Just check out his reaction once he receives his second yellow card […]

  • Greece And Serbia Engage In A Basket-Brawl

    Greece And Serbia Engage In A Basket-Brawl

    The last time I checked, Serbian-Greece relations were actually quite friendly, but I guess that does not extend onto the basketball court. During the final game of a friendly Acropolis basketball tournament, things were anything but friendly as a brawl between the Greek and Serbian teams broke out, causing the game to be called with […]

  • Picture Of The Day: They’ll Do Anything To Stop Lionel Messi

    Picture Of The Day: They’ll Do Anything To Stop Lionel Messi

    How do you slow down Lionel Messi?  Nigeria and South Korea tried just about everything in their power, from vicious slide tackles, to grabbing his jersey, but their efforts were largely unsuccessful as the man they call “The Flea” has terrorized defenses through the opening round of the 2010 FIFA World Cup. However, on Tuesday […]