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History Made With First Woman Referee at World Cup

French referee Stephanie Frappart will make history as she becomes the first woman to referee at a men’s World cup match between Germany and Costa Rica this Thursday. The 38-year-old referee will be in charge of today's match and will...

Ancient Greek Sport of Boxing Dropped From Olympics

The ancient Greek sport of boxing will be dropped from the Olympic Games starting in 2028 the International Olympic Committee (IOC) decided recently. The decision was made after an independent review of boxing at the 2016 Olympics in Rio de...

Football Unites: US Player Comforts Iran Opponents at World Cup

The animosity between Iran and the US was not reflected on the pitch of the World Cup game on Tuesday between the national teams who fought hard to advance to the knockout stage of the completion. After the Americans sealed...

Cristiano Ronaldo Agrees to $200 Million-Per-Year Transfer to Saudi Arabia

Cristiano Ronaldo is to become the highest-paid athlete of all time after reportedly agreeing to a transfer to Saudi Arabia. The Portuguese football genius has apparently agreed to a two-and-a-half year deal worth $200 million a year with the Saudi...

Saudi Arabia Football Players Get a Rolls-Royce for Beating Argentina in World Cup

Each member of the Saudi Arabia football team can look forward to receiving a Rolls-Royce after beating Argentina in the FIFA World Cup in Qatar. The Saudi Arabian Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has promised each player a luxury car...

World Cup: Japan Fans Clean Up Stadium After Win Over Germany

Even in the euphoria of their most famous World Cup win, Japan's fans stayed behind to help clean up at the stadium in Qatar on Wednesday. Following Japan's stunning 2-1 win over Germany in Group E, the team's supporters took...

9-Year-Old Greek Girl Crowned Chess Champion of Europe

A nine-year-old Greek girl was recently crowned European chess champion for under 10s in a tournament that was held in Antalya, Turkey. Marianta Lampou, draped with the Greek flag and holding the prestigious trophy aloft, celebrated her achievement as the...

Morgan Freeman’s Iconic Moment at World Cup Opening Ceremony

Hollywood actor Morgan Freeman and Korean singer Jeon Jungkook of BTS headlined the World Cup opening ceremony in Qatar.

Football’s Real Home Was in Ancient Greece, Ancient Artifact Reveals

A relief exhibited at the National Archaeological Museum in Athens, Greece shows an ancient  Greek youth practicing by balancing a football on his thigh in front of a small boy. This means that football, albeit in a primitive form,...

World Cup Kicks Off on Sunday in Qatar

The FIFA World Cup kicks off on Sunday in Qatar, but football's top completion has already been marred with controversy. The feasibility and morality of the Qatar World Cup has been questioned since the day FIFA selected it as the...

FIFA World Cup: Why Qatar Is a Controversial Host

With the FIFA World Cup set to kick off on Sunday, football fans are excited. However, this  year's host has sparked controversy. Qatar won the bid to host football's most prestigious tournament all the way back in 2010. It will...

Greece Advances to 2023 FIBA Basketball World Cup

Greece fought off a tough challenge against Belgium on November 14th, qualifying to the 2023 FIBA Basketball World Cup with a 72-70 victory. Following a 20-point home loss against Latvia on November 11th, the only result desired by the Greek...

Athens Marathon: Three Greeks the Top Winners

The 39th Athens Marathon The Authentic that took place this past Saturday had its own Greek heroes to celebrate. Three in particular stood out during the races. The first was noteworthy for being the fastest Greek. The second for being...

Athens Authentic Marathon Retraces the Footsteps of Pheidippides

Thousands of runners from all over the world are participating in the Athens Authentic Marathon taking place on Saturday and Sunday. There are three major runs during the event which all have finishing lines at the Panathenaic Stadium, home to...

Giannis Antetokounmpo Leads Bucks to Best Start in Franchise History

Giannis Antetokounmpo led the Milwaukee Bucks to their best start on Friday with a 115-102 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves. The win makes it 8-0 for the Bucks, who are now NBA's last unbeaten team and became the first team...