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Athens News Agency: News in English, 02-02-18

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From: The Athens News Agency at <>


  • [01] Sports roundup
  • [02] Weather Forecast-- Mostly sunny on Monday
  • [03] Foreign Exchange Rates - Monday

  • [01] Sports roundup

    18/02/2002 14:21:11

    AEK Athens remained atop Greeces first division football standings by one point on Sunday following its 1-1 tie away against this seasons ?Cinderella team?, Skoda Xanthi.

    Panathinaikos Athens, meanwhile, narrowed the gap with AEK after edging lowly Akratitos Athens at home 1-0 on Saturday.

    Both the league-leaders remain alive in European play, with Panathinaikos playing in the second round Champions League the club faces Sparta Prague away on Tuesday and AEK going up against Inter Milan in the UEFA Cup competition.

    Reigning champions Olympiakos Piraeus also stayed close to the top of the standings with a home field 3-2 win against PAOK Thessaloniki in the weekends derby, and after going ahead 3-0 in the first half for what turned out to be a ?cliff-hanger?.

    In other action:

    Iraklis Thessaloniki-Ionikos Piraeus, 3-0

    Ethnikos Asteras Athens-Panahaiki Patra, 1-1

    Aris Thessaloniki-Aegaleo Athens, 1-0

    OFI Crete-Panionios, 0-0

    The standings after 16 games:

    AEK 34

    Panathinaikos 33

    Olympiakos 32

    PAOK 31

    Skoda Xanthi 29

    Iraklis 24

    Aris 23

    OFI 22

    Panionios 20

    Ionikos 14

    Ethnikos Asteras 12 (in 15 games)

    Aegaleo 12

    Akratitos 9 (in 15 games)

    Panahaiki 8

    [02] Weather Forecast-- Mostly sunny on Monday

    18/02/2002 10:06:37

    Mostly sunny throughout Greece on Monday with only a chance of rain in the west later in the day. North to northeasterly winds, moderate to strong, in the Aegean. Temperatures between 4C to 13C in the west, 5C to 19C in the mainland and 8C to 18 on the islands.

    Sunny in Athens, 7C to 17C. Chance of cloud in Thessaloniki, 6C to 12C.

    [03] Foreign Exchange Rates - Monday

    18/02/2002 10:06:10

    Indicative tourist buying rates per euro

    U.S. dollar 0.877

    Pound sterling 0.614

    Danish kroner 7.487

    Swedish kroner 9.252

    Japanese yen 116.5

    Swiss franc 1.493

    Norwegian kroner 7.826

    Cyprus pound 0.580

    Canadian dollar 1.396

    Australian dollar 1.696

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