6/5/2017 The 10th Deaf Champions League, which opened on 30/4 in Larissa concludes with a record of 16 teams from 11 countries. Panathlitikos wins the title defeating Istanbul Ceszerler 3-2 at the final at the AEL FC Arena.
6/5/2017 During the annual international meeting in Pilsen, Czech Republic, Greek Olympic Champion Anna Korakaki repeates, for the third time in 10 months, her double success in shooting by winning the gold medal in air pistol and the bronze medal in the sport pistol. Her score of 594/600 at the sport pistol breaks the current record of Agi Kasoumi (586/900 in 1996).
6/5/2017 PAOK defeats AEK 2-1 at the Greek Cup final at Panthessaliko Stadium of Volos winning their 5th title




Barcelona beats Bayer Munich 3-0 in the first Champions League semi-final in Camp Nou. Lionel Messi’s second goal helped him surpass his rival, Cristiano Ronaldo, for most goals scored in Champions League history (77) a day after the Real Madrid man went ahead of him with a goal against Juventus.
6/5/2009 At the 3rd Play Off Game of the National Women’s Volleyball Championship, Panathinaikos beats Olympiacos with 3-0 and wins the title. During the victory ceremony, 10 team players and the team coach, appear wearing T-shirts with the “TSO & LO” motif on the back. For the sexual innuendo, the players who wore the shirts will be penalized with one matchday and during the next season, at the first game, which coincidentally is against Olympiacos, they won’t play and the team will lose with 3-0 since the team’s line-up consist of young players only.

6/5/2007 Panathinaikos defeated defending champion CSKA Moscow 93-91 in the Euroleague Basketball Final Four final at Athens Olympic Indoor Hall (OAKA) to take their fourth Euroleague crown. Unicaja is placed third with a 74-76 victory over Tau Ceramica. Panathinaikos point guard Dimitris Diamantidis is selected by accredited media as Final Four MVP and Fragiskos Alvertis wins his 4th Euroleague title with PAO reaching a total of 19 (along with 8 Greek Championships, 6 Greek Cups and 1 Intercontinental title)

6/5/2006 After 93 years, Arsenal gives their last match at Highbury by winning Wigan Athletic with 4-2 at the final day of the championship, taking the 4th place and thus securing their participation at the next season’s Champions League. The London team will move to the neighboring Emirates Stadium, of 60.000 seats and cost of €600 million covered by Emirates Airways and Highbury will be demolished and give its place to an entertainment park with many stores

6/5/1999 FIBA announces a new pack of measures concerning the players’ status (number of foreigners allowed, eligibility, penalties for players who refuse to play for their national teams, etc) and the nature of the game (24” rule, 5 time outs, 4 periods instead of 2, 3d referee added, etc)
6/5/1999 German channel TM3, owned by Rupert Murdoch, purchases Champions League TV rights
6/5/1998 First UEFA Cup final in neutral ground. Inter defeat Lazio 3-0 at Parque des Princes in Paris

6/5/1984 Carl Lewis breaks the 10” barrier in the 100m race with 9.99 in Huston
6/5/1980 Nikos Galis makes his debut with the greek national basketball team in a game against Sweden (71-79)

6/5/1979 American Renaldo Nehemiah smashes the 110m hurdles world record (13.00) in Los Angeles
6/5/1978 Ethelda Bleibtrey dies aged 76. She won 3 gold medals in swimming at the 1920 Olympics
6/5/1976 Vassilis Hatzipanagis wears the national team’s shirt, for the first and last time, at a friendly match against Poland

6/5/1974 Because of the Guillaume affair, Willy Brandt (his real name was Herbert Karl Frahm) resignes from his position as chancellor of Federal Republic of Germany. When he was 23 years-old, disguised as a Norwegian journalist, he went to Berlin to watch the Olympic Games and work with the german resistance under the name of Willy Brandt. In 1933, he left Germany for Norway to escape Nazi persecution and he permanently returned to Berlin in 1946 getting involved in politics. In 1957 as Berlin mayor, in 1964 as the chairman of SPD (Social Democratic Party) and finally in 1969 as a chancellor.
6/5/1973 The New England Whalers win the first World Hockey Association series after beating the Winnipeg Jets
6/5/1961 Tottenham Hotspur become the first club to win the double after defeating Leicester City 2-0 in the English FA Cup final

6/5/1954 British runner Roger Bannister becomes the first to break the four minute mile (3.59.4)
6/5/1937 35 people, out of the 97 on board, die when Zeppelin LZ129 Hindenburg catches fire and is destroyed over New Jersey. The Hindenburg disaster is filmed by engineer Charlie Nielsen along with Herbert Morrison, an American radio reporter assigned by WLS station in Chicago to cover the arrival of the airship as an experiment. 28 years later, a film with be shot by Rober Wise with George Scott and Anne Bancroft.
6/5/1915 Babe Ruth hits his first (of 714) major league home run for the Boston Red Sox against the NY Yankees (3-4)
6/5/1860 Olympic Club, the first sports club in USA, is founded in San Fransisco