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Greek Water Polo Player Feeding Baby During Practice Goes Viral

Greek water polo player of the Chania team, Markela Ploumis, was photographed feeding her baby before training and went viral. During the friendly water polo match between the Chania and Rethymno teams, the camera lens of Theofilos Kyriakopoulos, the photographer...

Giannis Antetokounmpo on Life Out of Spotlight After Retirement

Giannis Antetokounmpo is only twenty-seven years old, but he is already thinking about his future after retiring from professional basketball. In a recent interview, he said that when he is done playing, he wants to be out of the spotlight....

More than 120 People Killed in Football Stampede in Indonesia

At least 129 people died in a stampede at a football match in Indonesia on Saturday, after police tear-gassed rioting supporters, in one of the world's worst stadium disasters. About 180 were injured in the crash after Arema FC lost...

Memories of Pontus and Asia Minor Dominate Opening of AEK Athens Stadium

Memories of Pontus and Asia Minor dominated the spectacular opening of the new football station of Greek soccer club AEK on Friday in Athens. More than thirty thousand fans gathered at OPAP Arena in the Athenian suburb of Nea Philadelphia...

Yiannis Kouros: The Greatest Ultramarathon Runner of All Time

Greek ultramarathon runner Yiannis Kouros holds many world records and has been dubbed "The Running God," "The Golden Greek," "Modern Pheidippides," "The Master of Pain," and "The Unstoppable" by his peers, running experts, and the public. All these epithets...

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,...

Spartathlon: Runners Trace Footsteps of Pheidippides from Athens to Sparta

Hundreds of ultra-marathon runners are taking part in the historic Spartathlon race from Athens to Sparta that started on Friday. The Spartathlon is a historic ultra-distance foot race that takes place in September of every year in Greece. It is...

Kostas Antetokounmpo Signs Training Camp Deal With the Chicago Bulls

The Chicago Bulls have signed Kostas Antetokounmpo, brother of Giannis, to a training camp deal that could lead to a permanent contract. Born on November 20, 1997 in Athens, Antetokounmpo was drafted sixtieth overall by the Philadelphia 76ers in the...

Stefanos Tsitsipas Sleeps Next to Racket of His Idol, Roger Federer

Stefanos Tsitsipas posted a photo of himself in bed next to the racket given to him by his tennis idol, Roger Federer, on Instagram. After Federer's final match at the Laver Cup last week, Tsitsipas could not hide his feelings....

Giannis Antetokounmpo Becomes Movie Producer Eyeing an Oscar

Giannis Antetokounmpo has become a movie producer eyeing an Oscar with the National Geographic documentary The Flagmakers. The Greek basketball player recently signed on to the National Geographic documentary as executive producer, and it looks like a strong Oscar contender. The...

Historic Greek Soccer Club AEK Athens Opens New Stadium

The official opening of the new stadium, OPAP Arena, of the historic AEK Athens soccer club will take place on Friday in the western suburb of Nea Philadelphia, the club said. Up to thirty thousand fans are expected to fill...

Cyprus Breaks Greece’s Undefeated Record in UEFA Nations League

Cyprus broke Greece's undefeated record in UEFA Nations League, winning the match with 1-0 at the Aek Arena in Larnaca on Saturday.

Protester Sets Himself on Fire During Tsitsipas Tennis Match

A protester set his arm on fire during a match between Stefanos Tsitsipas and Diego Schwartzman at the Laver Cup tennis tournament in London.

Giannis Antetokounmpo’s Poignant Question: Who Am I?

Giannis Antetokounmpo posted a poignant question on social media: "Who am I?" he asks. "In Greece I was Nigerian, in Nigeria I was Greek. I was stuck in the middle, living between cultures," he concludes. https://twitter.com/Giannis_An34/status/1572688730418302983 Antetokounmpo was in New York...

Ancient Olympia Soil Sent to France for the Paris Olympic Games

Paris is in the final stretch for the 2024 Olympic Games, and, for symbolic reasons, French officials have turned to ancient Olympia, the birthplace of the Olympic Games in Greece. Representatives of France’s Terre de Jeux 2024 collected soil from...