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Giannis Antetokounmpo: “We Always Felt Like, and Were, Greeks”

Greek NBA star Giannis Antetokounmpo visited the Greek President's mansion on Friday, along with his mother Veronica and brother Alex, who just received Greek citizenship yesterday. Although Giannis and his brothers Thanasis, Kostas, who also play for the NBA, and...

Giannis Antetokounmpo’s Mother, Brother Become Greek Citizens

"Greek Freak" Giannis Antetokounmpo attended a ceremony at the Greek Prime Minister's mansion in Athens on Thursday in which his mother Veronika and his brother Alexandros officially became Greek citizens. Like his brother Giannis Antetokounmpo, who plays in the NBA...

World of Basketball Mourns Death of Legendary Coach Dusan Ivkovic

Legendary basketball coach Dusan Ivkovic passed away in the early hours of Thursday morning in a Belgrade, Serbia hospital after a brief illness. He was 78. Ivkovic, who coached several Greek basketball clubs, was known as one of the most...

Giannis Antetokounmpo Becomes a Proud Dad to Second Baby Boy

NBA MVP Milwaukee Buck Giannis Antetokounmpo became a proud dad for a second time to a baby boy, a little more than a month before the NBA season kicks off. The "Greek Freak" shared a photo on social media on...

Acropolis Rally Dazzles Moto Racing Fans at Athens Special Stage

The historic Acropolis Rally, part of the World Rally Championship, has returned to Greece on Thursday after an eight-year absence with a crowd-pleasing special stage around Athens’ main Syntagma Square. Defending champion and standings leader Sebastien Ogier completed the circuit...

Tour Ancient Olympia Virtually from Home Via New Digital Platform

With today's technology, there is no need to feel cooped up at home nowadays when we can easily take a virtual tour through history -- even going back in time to the glory days of Ancient Greece to Olympia...

Maria Sakkari Beats Pliskova and Advances to the US Open Semifinal

Greek tennis star Maria Sakkari has defeated world No. 4 Karolina Pliskova today in the US Open quarter finals. Sakkari will move on to her first ever US Open semifinal against Emma Raducanu. Sakkari, who is currently ranked No. 18...

Greece Gears Up for the Return of Historic Rally Acropolis

Greece is gearing up for Rally Acropolis, part of the World Rally Championship (WRC), which begins on Thursday, eight years after it was last held in the country. Greece discontinued the rally due to financial problems, caused by the decade-long...

Maria Sakkari Fights Back to Book Quarterfinal Spot at US Open

Maria Sakkari came from behind to win a thriller of a game against Canada's Bianca Andreescu by 2-1 sets in Round 16 of the US Open on Monday evening. In a thrilling game that lasted 3 1/2 hours, the Greek...

Giannis Antetokounmpo “Can’t Wait” to Play for Greece in 2022 EuroBasket

Giannis Antetokounmpo said last week he can't wait to play for Greece at the EuroBasket next September. "Taking it day by day. But, I can't wait," he said in his Twitter account. https://twitter.com/Giannis_An34/status/1433734427755098139 Greece ended up one game short of qualifying...

Greek Silver Medalist Becomes Example of Sportsmanship at Paralympics

Greek athlete Athanasios Prodromou was heralded not only for his silver medal in the men's long jump event at the Tokyo Paralympics on Saturday, but also for his sportsmanship and fair play in helping an injured competitor. Prodomou's jump of...

Tsitsipas Out of US Open: “I Don’t Know Why Everyone is Against Me”

Greek tennis star Stefanos Tsitsipas is out of the US Open after a loss to Spanish teenager Carlos Alcaraz, in what was a major upset and possibly the greatest win of Alcaraz's career so far. The five-round match at the...

Greek Boccia Team Wins Bronze at Tokyo Paralympics

The Greek boccia team won the bronze medal at the Tokyo Paralympics on Saturday in what is the tenth medal for the country during the Games in Japan. Boccia is a precision ball sport similar to bocce, and related to...