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Greek Basketball Team Reaches Q- Finals in Poland

Bascket 1PHOTO: EuroBasket 2009 – Final Round / Germany vs. Greece on 11.09.2009 /Greece Fans / Photographer: FIBA Europe / Castoria / Vlachos
(GREEK NEWS AGENDA)  The Greek Basketball team reached the Q-finals of the EuroBasket 2009 tournament, which is taking place in Poland (September 7-20, 2009).
After four wins and two defeats in the qualifying round, Greece will face either Turkey or Slovenia on September 18, to qualify for the semi-finals.

Spanoulis

PHOTO: Vasileios Spanoulis (Greece) /EuroBasket 2009 – Final Round / France vs. Greece on 15.09.2009  / Photographer: FIBA Europe / Castoria / Vlachos


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Silver Medal for Greece’s Under-19 Basketball Team

(GREEK NEWS AGENDA)   Greece’s under-19 basketball team won second place and the silver medal at the 2009 FIBA World U19 Basketball Championship in New Zealand, losing 80-88 to the US team in the final on Sunday. Croatia, who beat Australia 87-81 won third place.

Anti-Doping Conference in Athens

(GREEK NEWS AGENDA)  The city of Athens will host the first EU conference on anti-doping from May 13 to 15, organised by the European Commission and the Commission’s Sport Unit. The initiative is part of the “White Paper” on sport, passed by the European Parliament.  The World Anti-Doping Agency, the International Olympic Committee, representatives of international sporting bodies such as FIFA, UEFA, FIBA and IAAF, scientists, athletes and sports instructors from Greece and abroad as well as the EU’s 27 sports ministers have been invited to participate in the inaugural conference in the Greek capital.