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Novak Djokovic Could be Barred from French Open Too

Novak Djokovic who was expelled from Australia on Saturday could also be barred from the French Open, the French Health Ministry warned on Monday. France's vaccine pass law, approved by Parliament on Sunday, will require people to have a certificate...

Australia Cancels Novak Djokovic’s Visa for Second Time

Australia canceled Novak Djokovic's visa for a second time on Friday, just days before the start of the Australian Open on Monday. Immigration Minister Alex Hawke used his personal powers to cancel Novak Djokovic’s visa, as the tennis player's lawyers...

Tsitsipas Takes Swipe at Djokovic Over Australian Open Vaccination

Greek tennis champion Stefanos Tsitsipas took a swipe against world number one tennis player Novak Djokovic on Wednesday over the Serb's stance on vaccination. "It seems that not everyone is playing by the rules," Tsitsipas said speaking to interviewers from...

Son of Greek Euro 2004 Winner Giannis Nikopolidis Drafted by Red Bulls in MLS

Giannis Nikopolidis, son of Euro 2004 winner goalkeeper Antonis Nikopolidis, was drafted by the New York Red Bulls on Wednesday

Novak Djokovic Wins Appeal Against Deportation from Australia

Novak Djokovic won his appeal against Australia's decision to cancel his visa on Monday, with a judge reinstating his visa and ordering that he be released from hotel quarantine immediately. Djokovic had spent four nights in an immigration detention hotel...

Treat Djokovic with “Humanity” Greek-Australian Tennis Star Kyrgios Says

Greek-Australian tennis star Nick Kyrgios called on Australia on Sunday to “do better” in its handling of Novak Djokovic who is confined to a temporary detention facility in Melbourne as he mounts a legal challenge against the cancellation of...

Novak Djokovic Denied Visa in Australia for Tennis Tournament

Novak Djokovic, the Serbian tennis star, was initially denied entry in Australia and then saw his emergency visa canceled due to being unable to prove his vaccination status. "I’ve spent fantastic quality time with loved ones over break & today...

Ancient Greek Sport of Boxing May be Dropped from Olympics

The ancient Greek sport of boxing may be dropped from the Olympic Games, the International Olympic Committee president, Thomas Bach, recently warned. Weightlifting and boxing are the “two problem children" of the Olympic movement” and remain at risk of being...

Giannis Antetokounmpo Wins Case to Protect “Greek Freak” Trademark

  Giannis Antetokounmpo won a case last week over the unauthorized use of his trademark “Greek Freak” name, image and likeness rights. These rights had been misappropriated and used to advertise jerseys, phone cases, clocks, pillows, greeting cards, shower curtains and...

Bob Costas Rips IOC, Beijing in Runup To Olympics

During an appearance on CNN Tonight with Michael Smerconish last week, veteran Olympics broadcaster and Greek-American journalist Bob Costas ripped the International Olympic Committee for what he called its “affinity for authoritarian nations.” Costas also pointed out the hypocrisy of...

EU Mulls Possible Diplomatic Boycott of Olympics

Foreign ministers of nations belonging to the European Union are meting today on whether or not to join in the diplomatic boycott of the Beijing Winter Olympics amid increasing calls for them to take action. The foreign minister of Lithuania...

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.

UK, Australia Joining Diplomatic Boycott of Beijing Olympic Games

The nations of the United Kingdom and Australia are joining Washington's diplomatic boycott of the Beijing Olympic Games scheduled for February of 2022, per announcements from the prime ministers of both nations on Wednesday. US President Joe Biden had announced...

Milwaukee Bus Route Now Named for Giannis Antetokounmpo

Greek basketball star Giannis Antetokounmpo can add another honor to his long list of accomplishments, as a bus route in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, was named after him in honor of his 27th birthday. The birthday gift from the city of Milwaukee,...

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...