1998

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Events

January

February

March

April

May

  • May 3: Vitesse striker Nikos Machlas scores his 34th goal in a match against Feyenoord (2-1) becoming Europe's top scorer
  • May 16: Newcastle defender Nikos Dabizas is the first Greek to play in an English FA Cup final at Wembley (Newcastle Utd. - Arsenal 2-0)
  • May 17: Stelios Manolas plays his last game as AEK defeat SKODA Xanthi (2-0).
  • May 23: Olympiakos lose to Ferencvaros in the Waterpolo European Cup double final.
  • May 24: Panathinaikos win their first Greek championship in 14 years by defeating PAOK 68-58 in the playoffs. After this game PAOK star Predrag Stojakovic moves to the Sacramento Kings becoming the first Greek to play in NBA.
  • May 30: Katerina Thanou breaks the womens' 100m Greek record with a time of 10.99.
  • May 31: Greece U21 rank 2nd after losing to Spain 1-0 in the final of European Football Championship.

July

August

September

October

December

  • December 29: The governments of Greece and Cyprus decide to proceed with the installation of Russian made antiballistic missiles S-300 in Crete, ignoring Turkey's strong objections and reactions.

Deaths

January

February

March

April

June

July

September