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9/6/2021Maria Sakkari becomes the first Greek tennis player to play in a Grand Slam semifinal defeating defending champion Iga Swiatek, 6-4, 6-4 at the French Open
9/6/2018After 16 years, Olympiacos Piraeus (GRE) clinched its second title in the Champions League after upsetting 8-time winner Pro Recco (ITA) 9-7 in the final-8 final in Genova. The Croatian goalkeeper of Olympiacos, Jocip Pavic, finished the game with an astonishing 68.4% saving percentage. He posted 70+ percentages in the previous two games so he was rightfully named the MVP of the Final Eight.
9/6/2014Vassilis Kikilias, the 40-year old orthopedic surgeon, New Democracy MP since 2012, and former basketball player of Panionios, AEK and the National Team, is assigned as Minister of Public Order and Citizen Protection
9/6/2013Rafael Nadal wins his eighth Rolland Garros title (2005, ’06, ’07, ’08, ’10, ’11, and ’12) in nine years with a 6-3, 6-2, 6-3 straight-set victory over fellow Spaniard, David Ferrer, recording 59 wins and only one loss in the tournament. His eight championships at one Grand Slam are the most of any player in the Open era, surpassing Pete Sampras and Roger Federer, who both have seven Wimbledon wins.
9/6/2006During an armed robbery at Patission a bullet penetrates the mouth of policeman and basketball player of Alimos, Nikos Thomas. While surgeons who will undertake treatment with many operations will warn him that any injury at the same point will slow healing, Thomas will continue to play basketball wearing a protective mouth guard.
9/6/2006Rolland Courbis, coach of the French soccer club Olympique Marseille from 1997 to 1999, who played for Olympiacos 4 matches in the season 1973-74 having taken the place of Romain Argyroudis, is sentenced to two years in prison after being found guilty of involvement in a transfer fee scandal in the late 1990s
9/6/2002Violence with two dead and 50 injured at the Red Square in Moscow, among Russians who watch on a gigantic outdoor screen the football match Japan-Russia, even though this is played 8000 klm away
9/6/1999Real Madrid lose to Valencia 6-0 in the Spanish Cup semi-final. Real's largest defeat took place on March 3, 1930 when they lost to Espagnol 8-1
9/6/1999Two of the most prominent european footballers, striker Hristo Stoichkov (Bulgaria - England 1-1) and goalkeeper Peter Schmeichel (Wales - Denmark 0-2), play their farewell international games
9/6/1999Roma midfielder Paolo Sergio is traded to Bayern Munich for a Bundesliga record fee of $8 million
9/6/1995OAKA indoors stadium opens to host Eurobasket 95
9/6/1979Panionios win the Greek Cup for the first time in their history as they defeat AEK Athens 3-1 at Karaiskakis Stadium. Panionios disposed of Olympiacos (2-1 and 2-3) in the semifinal
9/6/1973“Secretariat”, one of the greatest horses of all time, ranked second to “Man O’ War”, wins at the age of 3 (born 30/3/1970) the Triple Crown, i.e. the Kentucky Derby, Preakness Stakes and Belmond Stakes making him the first triple crown winner in a quarter of a century
9/6/1968McLaren's first Formula 1 victory in Belgium, with Bruce McLaren driving a McLaren Ford
9/6/1899First British heavyweight champion Bob Fitzsimmons loses to James J. Jeffries in round 11 at Koney Park, New York
9/6/1893The first meeting of the Board of Directors of Ethnikos AC, which was founded 3 weeks earlier (May 23) takes place at the house of Stefanos Fragiadis, the club's first president. The first action is the foundation of the first private gym at Kifissias 15


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