Are national team competitions second-tier events?

Are national team competitions second-tier events?

Dario Saric recently said he would be a better player if he didn’t play for the national team of Croatia. Many European players have second thoughts on joining their national teams and prefer to work on improving their game. With that in mind, are national team competitions becoming second-tier events? The fifth round of the […]

Panathinaikos and the Pavlos Giannakopoulos era

Panathinaikos and the Pavlos Giannakopoulos era

Panathinaikos will host a tournament to honor the memory of the legendary owner, Pavlos Giannakopoulos, who passed away in June. Fenerbahce, Maccabi Tel-Aviv, and Khimki will participate in the event, which will take place on Thursday and Friday (27-28 September). Many athletes and executives from Panathinaikos football and volleyball teams will be present in the event. […]

2019 FIBA World Cup Qualifiers are a mess

2019 FIBA World Cup Qualifiers are a mess

The second round of the 2019 FIBA World Cup Qualifiers takes place in mid-September (13-17). Nothing has changed, though, as many top stars will (once again)  not play for their national teams. To start with, the second round of the 2019 FIBA World Cup Qualifiers consists of three windows (September, November, February). The first three […]