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28/5/2016Real Madrid are crowned champions of Europe for the 11th time after beating Atletico Madrid in a dramatic penalty shootout (5-3) in Milan. 43-year-old Zidane, the first French manager to win the Champions League, becomes the 7th in history and 2nd for Real to win the European Cup/Champions League as both a player and a manager.
28/5/2002After 25 years, Elton John resigns from the presidency of Watford, the footbal team he undertook when it was in the 4th Division. Elton first joined the club as a vice president in 1973
28/5/200024 year-old Dimosthenis Tambakos wins the gold medal in rings with 9.737 points at the European Gymnastics Championships in Bremen
28/5/2000Olympiacos become the first football team in Greece to win 4 consecutive championships. All-time scoring record with 885 goals was set in the 1999-2000 Greek league
28/5/1994Greece take first place at the Young Women's European Rhythmic Gymnastics Championships in Salonica
28/5/199319-year-old Fragiskos Alvertis bebuts with the Greek National basketball team against Germany. With the national team he will play a total of 155 games in 12 years until 2004.
28/5/1991Greece qualify for the European Volleyball Championship led by MVP Michalis Triantafyllidis
28/5/1977Hungary defeats Greece with 3-0 in Budapest for the World Cup qualifiers
28/5/1977Sue Press becomes the first female golfer to hit consecutive holes-in-one
28/5/1977Terence Quick makes his debut as sportscaster in Budapest's Nep Stadium where Hungary face Greece (3-0)
28/5/1969First TV broadcast of a football match (second half only) in Greece. Milan win the European Champion Cup after defeating Ajax 4-1. Giannis Diakogiannis begins his career as TV sportscaster
28/5/1967Sir Francis Chichester is sailing around the world in 119 days
28/5/1939The 3d European Basketball Tournament closes. The games started on March 12. Lithuania won the title after beating Latvia 37-36

 

             
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