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Giannis Antetokounmpo Named NBA East All-Star Captain

Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo has been named a team captain and starter for the 2023 NBA All-Star Game, the league announced on Thursday. This marks the seventh consecutive season that he has been voted an All-Star Game starter and...

Stefanos Tsitsipas Books Place in the Final of the Australian Open

Third-seeded Stefanos Tsitsipas prevailed over Karen Khachanov on four sets to book a place in the final of the Australian Open. The Greek champion won the match 7-6, 6-4, 6-7, 6-3. https://twitter.com/AustralianOpen/status/1618870560171372544 Tsitsipas had been 0-3 in semifinals at Melbourne Park, but...

Stefanos Tsitsipas Sees Off Lehecka for Australian Open Semifinal Spot

Third-seeded Stefanos Tsitsipas prevailed over Jiri Lehecka 6-3, 7-6(2), 6-4 on Tuesday at the Australian Open to land a place in the semifinal, where he will meet 18th-seed Karen Khachanov. The straight-sets scoreline disguised a closely-fought encounter as the 21-year-old...

Stefanos Tsitsipas Reaches Australian Open Quarterfinals

Stefanos Tsitsipas resisted a comeback from Jannik Sinner, who was two sets down, to reach the quarterfinals of the Australian Open with a 6-4 6-4 3-6 4-6 6-3 victory over the 21-year-old Italian. Having marched through his opening three matches...

Stefanos Tsitsipas Moves to Round 4 of the Australian Open

Stefanos Tsitsipas extended his perfect set record on Friday at the 2023 Australian Open to 9-0 by moving past Tallon Griekspoor into the fourth round. In a 6-2, 7-6(5), 6-3 victory, the Greek saved a set point late in set...

Greek Shooter Nikos Mavrommatis Wins Gold Medal at Shooting World Cup

Competitive shooter Nikos Mavrommatis will return to Greece triumphant after winning a gold medal at the Shooting World Cup held in Rabat, Morocco. The 42-year-old Greek from Athens has won medals in the past at other significant tournaments. However, his...

Stefanos Tsitsipas Eases Past Second Round of Australian Open

Stefanos Tsitsipas wasted little time in reaching the third round at the Australian Open on Wednesday when he moved past Australian wild card Rinky Hijikata 6-3, 6-0, 6-2 to continue his title quest. The Greek, who is a three-time semi-finalist...

Maria Sakkari Fights Back to Progress to Australian Open Third Round

Greek sixth seed Maria Sakkari avoided a shock as she fought back to beat Russian teenager Diana Shnaider in the Australian Open second round. Shnaider, 18, is still to join the professional ranks as she plays in the American college...

Fencer Despina Georgiadou Wins Gold for Greece at Tunis Grand Prix

Fencer Despina Georgiadou won the gold medal for Greece at the Women's Grand Prix of the International Fencing Federation (FFI) that was held in Tunis over the weekend. The Greek champion defeated Spanish Lucia Martin-Portugues in the final 15-12 and...

The Greek Legacy of Pilates

Inspired by Greek heritage and philosophies, Pilates is one of the most well-known and popular exercise regimes of the world .

Spyros Louis: The Olympics Marathon Hero Who Did it All to Impress a Girl

In the summer Olympics of 1896 in Athens Spyros Louis took advantage of the opportunity to impress his love.

Two Greeks Set Guinness World Record for “Tandem Push-Ups”

Two Greek athletes George Kotsimpos and Apostolos Dervas completed forty-three consecutive sets of push-ups in tandem on December 21, 2022 in Heraklion, Crete in Greece. They thus set a new world record for "Most Consecutive Tandem Pushups." Kotsimpos had had...

Kyriakos Grizzly and the Greek Strongman Tradition

Kyriakos Kapakoulak Grizzly, a strongman from the northern Greek city of Kavala, has been making waves online for his feats of incredible strength. The Greek strongman has amassed a significantly large following on YouTube and social media in recent years,...

The Highest Paid Athletes of 2022

The year 2022 has been fantastic for sports. The greatest stars in the world have returned to entertain their fans while they themselves are also well-compensated. The list of the highest-paid athletes of 2022 by Forbes might contain names...

Sakkari and Tsitsipas Clinch Team Greece a Spot at the United Cup Finals

Maria Sakkari and Stefanos Tsitsipas held firm in a tense mixed doubles decider against Borna Gojo and Petra Martic in Perth on Wednesday night to clinch team Greece a spot at the United Cup Finals in Sydney. The pair’s 7-6(6),...