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WWF files Greece lawsuit over pollution from tanker sinking

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The World Wildlife Fund filed a lawsuit in Greece on Monday over extensive pollution along Athens' coastline following the sinking of a tanker near the country's largest port of Piraeus.<p>The environmental group's Greek branch filed the lawsuit in a Piraeus court against "anyone …

Business

Footage of Greek Oil Spill Shows Massive Scale of Damage

The sinking of a tanker carrying 2,200 tons of fuel oil and 370 tons of marine gas oil has coated some of Greece's most popular beaches in thick, …

Greece

Newcastle Jets sign Venezuelan international Ronald Vargas from AEK Athens

<b>NEED TO KNOW</b><p>• Vargas, who boasts 122 appearances for Club Brugge and RSC Anderlecht, will join the Jets on a one-year deal – bolstering the attacking …

Australian Soccer

Oil spill forces Greek authorities to close Athens beaches

Greek health authorities have banned swimming along a long line of popular Athens beaches following extensive sea pollution from the sinking of a …

Business

Greece struggles to clean up 'relatively small' oil spill as black slick spreads

The Greek opposition and Athens' local mayors have accused the government of allowing an oil spill to spread unchecked. But the government says …

World News

Greek oil spill threatens popular Athens beaches

<b>Clean-up crews are scrambling to contain an oil spill from a Greek tanker as it menaces some of Athens' most popular beaches.</b><p>The vessel, Agia Zoni II, was carrying 2,500 tonnes of fuel when it sank off the island of Salamis on Sunday.<p>Nearby beaches were soiled by the oil, but officials believed it …

Environment

Koeman rips into Everton after Europa disaster

New AC Milan forward Andre Silva scored a hat trick. Milan made certain of the result within 20 minutes.<p>“We played quickly, particularly in the first …

Soccer

Greece: Cleanup crews struggle to clean up oil spill

Greek authorities insist they are doing everything they can to clean up pollution following the sinking of a small oil tanker that has left large …

Business

Watch Foo Fighters Cover AC/DC's "Let There Be Rock"

The Foo Fighters have had quite the summer.<p>Besides announcing and prepping for the release of their new album, <i>Concrete and Gold</i>—which features Paul …

Guitar

Floating Tar, Dead Fish: Oil Spill Threatens Greek Beaches

The Greek authorities scrambled on Thursday to clean up fuel leaked by an oil tanker that sank near Athens, putting popular beaches off limits to swimmers and raising fears of environmental damage.<p>The Agia Zoni II, a 45-year-old oil tanker, sank early Sunday morning near the island of Salamis, …

News

Arsenal set for drop into Europe's second tier

Premier League giants Arsenal make their Europa League bow this week, slipping into the continent’s second-string competition after nearly two …

Soccer

3 takeaways from Tuesday's Champions League action

Action Images via Reuters/Lee Smith<p>Tuesday's opening slate of Champions League matches wasn't one for the romantics.<p>Qarabag FK, hailing from an …

Soccer

Turmoil at Newcastle Jets - Merrick pulls pin on Patito Rodriguez

EXCLUSIVE: Goal's resident spy reveals the mayhem in the Hunter Valley after the coach withdrew an offer from an Argentinian star<p>Argentina playmaker Patito Rodriguez is not joining the Newcastle Jets after coach Ernie Merrick personally withdrew the contract offer.<p><b>The Covert Agent</b> can reveal …

Greece

Olympiacos 2 Sporting Lisbon 3: Doumbia inspires Sporting against chaotic Greeks

Sporting Lisbon withstood a dramatic late rally from Olympiacos to claim all three points in their Champions League opener.<p>Sporting Lisbon produced a first-half attacking masterclass to beat Olympiacos 3-2 in their Champions League Group D opener at the Karaiskakis Stadium.<p>Seydou Doumbia opened the …

Soccer

Newcastle Jets reportedly set to boost A-League strikeforce by signing Argentinian Patito Rodriguez

THE Newcastle Jets are on the verge of a recruitment coup with reports the A-League club is set to sign Argentinian playmaker Patito Rodriguez.<p>A …

Soccer

Newcastle Jets keen on Argentinean midfielder Patito Rodriguez

Rodriguez is currently on the books at Greek Super League outfit AEK Athens.<p>The 27-year-old made the move to Greece from Santos in 2016 after four …

Sport (Australia)

Former Knick Cleanthony Early took out his frustrations on Twitter after dismissal from Greek club

Former Knick Cleanthony Early—Phil Jackson’s first ever draft pick!—has been dismissed from AEK B.C., the Greek team he inked a contract with quite …

New York Knicks

Macron ends Greek visit with surprise stroll through town

ATHENS, Greece — Wrapping up a visit to Greece, French President Emmanuel Macron and his wife, Brigitte, departed from the official program Friday to stroll down a crowded central Athens shopping street, delighting selfie-thirsty pedestrians but inconveniencing those unfortunate enough to get stuck …

Greece

Match Preview

The international break is over and La Liga returns on Saturday with one of the biggest games of the season. It’s <b>FC Barcelona</b> at home to <b>RCD Espanyol</b> …

Soccer

Astonishing Photos of Athens circa 1917 go on Display

Rare photographs of Athens and its life a century ago will go on display for the first time in Greece at Benaki Museum.The material comes from the …

Greece

10 of the Coolest Things To Do in Athens - Greece Is

1. Visit the Oldest House in Athens<p>The Benizelou Mansion is <b>the only Ottoman-era residence</b> that survives in Athens. Among the members of the …

Greece

Thessaloniki: Dream destination for Turkey's domestic critics

Relations between Turkey and Greece have long been sour, but Turkish tourists keep coming to Thessaloniki. Turkey's current president and its founder …

Turkey

From Sweden: Majstorovic now free to take over at Wolves, as he leaves AEK

According to claims in Sweden, AEK Athens sporting director Daniel Majstorovic has left the Greek club. The former Sweden international has been …

Soccer

Athens, Greece IN UNDER 3 HOURS

You heard it right! Last month I got the call from crew scheduling I had been DYING for, and I got to work to Athens (one of the most senior of …

Greece

11 free agents YOUR team can sign now that the transfer window has slammed shut

The fun and games of deadline day might have been and gone but there is still a loophole to bring fresh players to the club.<p>Free agents are free game …

Soccer

World Cup qualifying: Ronaldo passes Pele in goals as Portugal wins

Cristiano Ronaldo scored a hat trick to move past Pele on the list of all-time international goalscorers as Portugal beat Faeroe Islands 5-1 Thursday …

Soccer

5 International Honeymoon Locations Guaranteed to Please History Buffs

For many, your honeymoon is a time for some good ole R&R surrounded by sunshine and cocktails. For others, it’s a time to plan an adventure. And for History channel addicts, it's a time to revisit the past. If you and your new spouse are more into ruins than piña coladas — there's a historic …

Weddings

Davidson completes Croatian switch

The 26-year-old left back, whose wife is Croatian, signs with Rijeka after being frozen out at newly promoted Premier League club Huddersfield …

Sport (Australia)

Davidson inks deal in Croatia in bid to win back Socceroos spot

The 26-year-old left-back - a key player for his country at the 2014 FIFA World Cup and 2015 AFC Asian Cup - arrived in the coastal city to undergo a …

Soccer

Panionios beats Apollon 2-0 to stay perfect

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Panionios is one of only two Greek league teams to maintain a perfect record after two rounds, defeating Apollon Smyrnis 2-0 Sunday.<p>Defending champion Olympiakos, which beat Lamia 1-0 Saturday, also has six points.<p>Wingback Ehsan Hajsafi opened the scoring for hosts Panionios …

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