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29 February, 2024
 

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Displaying results 1-10 of 10 matches for query hooliganism.

1. Police Chief under fire for leadership failure

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-chief-under-fire-for-leadership-failure

Police Chief Stelios Papatheodorou's recent statement regarding the events unfolding in Limassol on Wednesday night failed to instill confidence in the public regarding the police leadership's resolve to address fan violence....

2. Cyprus police chief addresses resignation query amid football riot

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-police-chief-addresses-resignation-query-amid-football-riot

In the aftermath of the riots at the ''Alfamega'' stadium in Limassol on Wednesday night, Stelios Papatheodorou, Chief of the Cyprus Police Force, addressed the situation that led to the cancellation of the Apollon vs. AEL football match...

3. Hooliganism in Cyprus: A plea for political action

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hooliganism-in-cyprus-a-plea-for-political-action

The recent incidents at ''Alphamega'' and the Apollon-AEL Cup match follow a familiar pattern, underscoring the government's struggle to tackle sports-related issues....

4. Cyprus unveils sweeping measures to curb stadium violence

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-unveils-sweeping-measures-to-curb-stadium-violence

Justice Minister Anna Koukkides-Procopiou unveiled a series of measures aimed at addressing violence in stadiums following a Council of Ministers meeting. Key among these measures is the proposal to implement alcohol and drug tests prior to entry into sports venues....

5. Limassol riot sparks outrage as 13 suspects face scrutiny

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/limassol-riot-sparks-outrage-as-13-suspects-face-scrutiny

In the wake of racially charged riots that roiled the coastal city of Limassol last week, significant developments in the legal proceedings have underscored the gravity of the situation....

6. Greek PM takes firm action on soccer fan clubs and stadium security

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-pm-takes-firm-action-on-soccer-fan-clubs-and-stadium-security

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis, in statements on Wednesday, announced that the associations of organized team supporters will close and only one official association will remain open for each team and operate at each football club’s headquarters. ...

7. Croatian hooligans clash with Greek soccer fans in deadly Athens encounter (video)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/croatian-hooligans-clash-with-greek-soccer-fans-in-deadly-athens-encounter

Investigations are underway to determine how an estimated 100-120 Croatian hooligans traveling on buses and in cars made their way to Athens from Zagreb on Monday and engaged in deadly clashes with local soccer fans despite a ban on supporters traveling to Greece for a match between Dinamo Zagreb and home team AEK on Tuesday....

8. The shocking face of violence

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/the-shocking-face-of-violence

In Cyprus, we have witnessed the rapid dissemination, facilitated by the prevalence of audiovisual content on social media platforms, of two videos that expose the brutal and shocking nature of violence. ...

9. Police gun drawn outside football stadium stirs debate

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-gun-drawn-outside-football-stadium-stirs-debate

A viral photo showing a police officer holding his firearm outside a football stadium in Cyprus has prompted the reaction of a law enforcement association that suggests proportional response to out-of-control football hooliganism could warrant the use of a lethal weapon...

10. Soccer fan clubs in Greece handed red card

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/soccer-fan-clubs-in-greece-handed-red-card

Greece has suspended the operation of hundreds of fan clubs associated with soccer teams in a bid to combat hooligans using them as cover....

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