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Tentoglou Wins Long Jump Gold, Sets Record at European Championship

Olympic gold medalist and 2021 champion Miltiadis Tentoglou retained his European long jump title and set a new championship record.

Greek Race Walker Ntrismpioti Crowned European Champion

Antigoni Ntrismpioti won the gold medal for Greece in the 35km women's race walking at the European Athletics Championships 2022 in Munich.

2004 Summer Olympics: Greece’s Magical Night on the World Stage

On August 13, 2004 Athens and the whole of Greece showcased its history to the entire world during the spectacular opening ceremony of the 2004 Summer Olympics. It was a night that will live forever in the memory of the...

Giannis Antetokounmpo Leads Greece Spectacular Win Ahead Of Eurobasket

Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 31 points and a double-double against Spain in his debut game with the Greek national team this season on Tuesday.

Antetokounmpo Playing For Greece at EuroBasket : “A Dream Come True”

Giannis Antetokounmpo is set to play at the EuroBasket for Greece for the first time since 2015, and this time around, he has his brothers with him on the team, as well. Giannis, Thanasis, Kostas, and Alex are all part...

US Blasts Brittney Griner’s Jail Sentence in Russia

The US has blasted the nine-year prison sentence of US basketball star Brittney Griner, who is being held in Russia on account of drug charges. Secretary of State Antony Blinken, said that the sentencing "puts a spotlight on our significant...

Zozo Christodoulou, the First Greek Woman to Run the Marathon

On October 19, 1974, Zozo Christodoulou did something that no other Greek woman had done before. She ran in the original Marathon race, making history for Greek women. At the time, the race was called the "Open Marathon" or "The...

Chess Robot Breaks Finger of 7-Year-Old Opponent

A chess robot grabbed and broke the finger of a seven-year-old opponent in Moscow because the boy ‘violated’ the safety rules of the game by taking his turn too quickly. Local media outlets have reported that the chess-playing robot was...

Four Antetokounmpo Brothers Selected in Greece Squad

NBA superstar Giannis Antetokounmpo and three of his brothers on Tuesday were named by Greece coach Dimitris Itoudis in his squad for this year’s Eurobasket and World Cup qualifiers. Giannis, 27, and Thanasis play for the Milwaukee Bucks, Alex has...

Palestinian Equestrians Trip to Crete Could Serve As Alt-Tourism Model

A Palestinian equestrian club has chosen Crete, Greece as its first Europe excursion. The trip highlights Crete’s alternative tourism potential, which could create a paradigm shift. It is just the extended tourism season Greece needs. By Phil Butler Visiting Europe for...

Greek Australian Tennis Star Nick Kyrgios Goes “Shark Hunting”

Greek-Australian tennis star Nick Kyrgios is seen "shark hunting" while apparently relaxing in the Bahamas with his girlfriend, Costeen Hatzi. They both posted breezy holiday snaps to their Instagram accounts, showing the couple enjoying themselves. In one of Kyrgios’ posts that...

Battle of Basketball Legends: When Michael Jordan Faced Nick Galis

The two basketball legends Michael Jordan and Nikos Galis played in what would be one of the most epic games in history.

The Fascinating Origins of the Olympic Games in Ancient Greece

The origins of the Olympic Games take us back into Ancient Greece and the legends of the heroic athletes visiting the city of Olympia.

Giannis Antetokounmpo to Play for Greece at Eurobasket 2022

Nigerian-Greek basketball superstar Giannis Antetokounmpo will play for the Greek National team at the upcoming Eurobasket 2022. Greece National team head coach, Dimitris Itoudis, told Eurohoops magazine that he built the squad around Antetokounmpo. Rumors of Antetokounmpo's participation on the...

Greek Para Riders First Ever to Qualify for World Equestrian Games

Two para riders have made history for parasport in Greece by becoming the first athletes to qualify in Para Dressage at the upcoming 2022 ECCO FEI World Equestrian Games. By Phil Butler Michalis Kalarakis and Dimitra-Eleni Pantechaki will compete against the...