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Volleyball riot in Greece

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by Smallpotatoes, Mar 30, 2007.

  1. Smallpotatoes

    Smallpotatoes Well-Known Member

    And I though this short of shit only happened in soccer.


    Greece Suspends All Team Sports
    By Associated Press
    Fri Mar 30, 7:00 AM

    ATHENS, Greece - The Greek government suspended play in professional soccer, basketball and other team sports for two weeks Friday after a fan was killed in a volleyball riot.

    The ban lasts until April 13.

    A man was killed and five others were hospitalized Thursday when fans from rival women's volleyball clubs Panathinaikos Athens and Olympiakos Piraeus fought near Athens.

    "Violence is sport is something that affects our entire society ... and cannot be tolerated," government spokesman Theodoros Roussopoulos said Friday.

    Several dozen fans on motorcycles clashed with rival supporters, hurling petrol bombs and rocks. At least two cars and three stores were damaged, police said.

    Eighteen youths were detained by police.

    Police said a 25-year-old man died of head injuries before reaching the hospital.

    The clashes occurred before a volleyball Greek Cup match between rivals Panathinaikos and Olympiakos.

    Both clubs have major teams in soccer, basketball and other sports, and rival supporters in the past have clashed at various sporting events.
     
  2. Armchair_QB

    Armchair_QB Well-Known Member

    THERE'S NO RIOTING IN VOLLEYBALL!!!!
     
  3. Boomer7

    Boomer7 Active Member

    So there was a nasty fan riot at a basketball game in Serbia in December, we had the Pakistani cricket coach getting strangled to death, and now a women's volleyball riot in Greece. Maybe, just maybe, it's not about soccer (or any other particular sport), but about how friggin' crazy people are.
     
  4. NoOneLikesUs

    NoOneLikesUs Active Member

    It's not the sport, it's the clubs.
     
  5. slappy4428

    slappy4428 Active Member

    BUNHUGGERS BE DRIVIN MEN KRAAAAZY
     
  6. Ace

    Ace Well-Known Member

    OUR ASSES ARE BETTER THAN YOUR ASSES!
     
  7. CapeCodder

    CapeCodder Member

    GABRIEL REECE IS HOTTER THAN MISTY MAY!
     
  8. pressboxer

    pressboxer Active Member

    THEM'S FIGHTIN' WORDS!!!
     
  9. Big Buckin' agate_monkey

    Big Buckin' agate_monkey Active Member

    DROP THE FUCKIN' GLOVES!
     
  10. Del_B_Vista

    Del_B_Vista Active Member

    I NEED A FUCKIN' HAIRCUT!
     
  11. 2muchcoffeeman

    2muchcoffeeman Active Member

    YOU SPELLED "GABRIELLE" WRONG!

    WHY ARE WE SHOUTING?
     
  12. slappy4428

    slappy4428 Active Member

    WHY NOT?
    IF WE DON'T SHOUT, HOW WILL WE HEAR EACH OTHER OVER THE RIOTING?
     
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