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Stylianos Kyriakides: The Legendary Marathon Man Who Ran for Greece

Stylianos (Stelios) Kyriakides is a Greek legend for all Marathon runners, although he is best known for winning first place in the Boston Marathon in 1946.

Greece Triumphs Against Russia in Water Polo to Make it to Olympics

Greece's water polo team clinched a place in the Tokyo Olympics after beating Russia 13-10 in a nail-biting game on Saturday night.

Mikey Poulli: The Blind Cypriot Boy Who Stunned England’s Football World

Blindness can't stop 10-year-old Greek Cypriot Mikey Poulli, who lives in London, from pursuing his dreams of becoming a professional soccer player. After his parents took him for a routine eye exam when he was just six years of age,...

Tsitsipas Loses to Medvedev in Straight Sets

Stefanos Tsitsipas looked tired and lost the seminal of the Australian Open to fourth seed Daniil Medvedev in straight sets 4-6, 2-6, 5-7.

Greek Food and Tsitsipas Inspire Osaka to Reach Australian Open Final

Greek food has apparently inspired Naomi Osaka to reach the Australian Open final on Thursday, beating Serena Williams 6-3, 6-4 in the semifinal.

Tsitsipas Wins Epic Battle Against Nadal at Australian Open

Stefanos Tsitsipas won a heroic battle against Rafael Nadal in the quarterfinals of the Australian Open.

Tsitsipas Fends Off Kokkinakis in All-Greek Australian Open Battle

Stefanos Tsitsipas fended off Greek-Australian Thanasi Kokkinakis 6-7(5) 6-4 6-1 6-7(5) 6-4 and reached the third round of the Australian Open on Thursday. The fifth seed battled hard in a four-hour 32-minute epic against the 267th-ranked Kokkinakis. Fans were on the...

Greek Athlete Promises Skydive to Disabled Woman After Olympus Climb

Celebrated Greek athlete Marios Giannakou -- who famously climbed up to the top of Mount Olympus with his friend Eleftheria Tosiou, who is disabled, strapped to his back -- has now promised to take her skydiving. The two adventurers met...

Greek Mountain Climbers Summit Mt. Chimborazo

Greek mountain climbers Fotis Theocharis and Dimitris Petrakis recently reached the summit of Mt. Chimborazo, Ecuador's highest mountain, which is considered one of the most difficult to climb in the world. Chimborazo's peak is 6,263 meters (20,548 feet) high, and...

Greek-American Skier Makes Comeback; Wins Historic Points for Greece

Greek-American skier Alexandros (AJ) Ginnis recently became the first alpine skier to register World Cup points for Greece at the 2021 Alpine Skiing FIS World Cup in Flachau, Austria. The former U.S. Ski Team athlete is now the newest member...

Greek-American Skier Makes Comeback; Wins Historic Points for Greece

Greek-American skier Alexandros (AJ) Ginnis recently became the first alpine skier to register World Cup points for Greece at the 2021 Alpine Skiing FIS World Cup in Flachau, Austria. The former U.S. Ski Team athlete is now the newest member...

Greek Abuse Scandal: Sailing Coach Admits Relationship with 11-Year-Old Athlete

A Greek sailing coach admitted on Friday that he had had what he called a "relationship" with an 11-year-old athlete in the latest twist in sexual abuse in sport. Speaking anonymously to MEGA's LiveNews show, the coach -- who now lives...

Tokyo Olympics Should be Cancelled, London Organizer Says

The long-awaited Tokyo Olympics, which were supposed to have taken place in the Summer of 2020 but were postponed to July and August of 2021, shouldn't go on this year, according to an official of the London Olympic Games. Sir...

Greek President Praises Olympic Medalist for Revealing Abuse

Greek President Katerina Sakellaropoulou on Monday praised the courage of Olympian Sophia Bekatorou for speaking out against sexual abuse in sport. Sakellaropoulou said that her meeting with Bekatorou at the Presidential Mansion in Athens was "a minimal recognition of the...

Greek Olympian Opens Pandora’s Box with Rape Allegations Against Federation

The news came as a shock, as Bekatorou's allegations brought to the surface a taboo issue that plagues not only the sports world but Greek society in general.