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  • 1900: Sotiris Versis breaks the Greek record in the shot put with 11.49m.
  • 1946: The Hellenic Tennis Federation (EFOA) is re-activated and Constantinos Nikolopoulos becomes the first president. The federation had stopped its activities from 1940 to 1945 because of the 2nd World War. In August of the same year, its founder Ioannis Ketseas will return to the president’s position until his death
  • 1987: The European Cup Winners Cup final is held at Athens' OAKA Stadium. Marco van Basten leads Ajax Amsterdam to a 1-0 win over Lokomotive Leipzig.
  • 2012: Olympiakos triumph over CSKA Moscow 62-61 and win the Euroleague for the second time in their history. The red-and-whites at one point in the game were 19 points down.