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Greece Mourns Legendary High Priestess of the Olympic Flame Ceremony

Maria Moscholiou, the legendary High Priestess of the Olympic Flame ceremony at Ancient Olympia, has died in Athens. Moscholiou supervised the dramatic Lighting Ceremonies four times in total -- in 1968, 1972, 1976 and 1980. She was presented with the City...

Giannis Antetokounmpo Distributes Food to the Needy in Athens

Giannis Antetokounmpo, who is currently training in Greece, donated and distributed boxes of food for people in need at the church of Agios Meletios in Sepolia, the neighborhood where he grew up, on Monday. What makes his actions so special,...

Tour Ancient Olympia 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 tour through history -- even going back in time to the glory days of Ancient Greece to Olympia --...

Refugee from Moria Camp Signs Professional Football Contract with Greek Club

The Historic Greek football club Panionios announced on Tuesday that a refugee from the West African nation of Guinea signed a contract to play with the team in late October. Twenty-two-year-old Alia Camara came to Greece on a boat from...

Chatting with Greek Olympian swimmer Apostolos Christou

Greek swimmer and Olympian Apostolos Christou chatted with Greek Reporter about joining the Los Angeles Current in Season 2 of the International Swimming League (ISL). "I am very excited to be a part of this team," he said. "Lenny Krayzelburg...

Late Goal Gives Olympiacos a Winning Start in Champions League

A stoppage time goal by late substitute Ahmed Hassan gave Olympiacos a 1-0 win over Olympique Marseille in their Champions League Group C match on Wednesday. Hassan, who came on for Giorgos Masouras in the 84th minute, headed home an...

Greek PM Nixes Plan for Return of Fans to Football Stadiums

Greek PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis rejected plans by the football authorities to allow spectators to return to the stadiums this week. The Prime Minister said that the decision to allow a limited number of supporters to attend football matches was wrong...

Athens By Night for Greek Superstars Antetokounmpo, Tsitsipas

Giannis Antetokounmpo and Stefanos Tsitsipas, the two biggest stars of Greek sport, joined their friend Emmanuel Karalis, a pole vaulter, for a night out in Athens on Thursday. Antetokounmpo, twice NBA MVP, has returned to Greece after the NBA finished...

Giannis Antetokounmpo Shares Moving Family Photos

Greek NBA superstar Giannis Antetokounmpo recently shared a post full of touching family photos on his instagram account. In a slideshow featuring childhood pictures of Giannis and his three siblings, Thanasis, Kostas, and Alexis, the incredible athlete shows the transformation...

Kostas Antetokounmpo Celebrates Lakers NBA Title with the Greek Flag

Kostas Antetokounmpo, Giannis’ younger brother, celebrated in style on Sunday night after the Lakers beat the Miami Heat 106-93, to win the NBA Finals in six games. During the Lakers’ celebration, Antetokounmpo was spotted holding the Greek and Nigerian flags....

Stefanos Tsitsipas Gives It All But Loses to World Number One Novak Djokovic

Stefanos Tsitsipas gave his best, despite his recent injury, but lost to world number one Novak Djokovic 2-3 (3-6 2-6 7-5 6-4 1-6) in the Roland Garros semi-final on Friday. The world number six Greek tennis wonder believes he made...

Stefanos Tsitsipas Marches On to the French Open Semis

Greek tennis sensation Stefanos Tsitsipas on Wednesday brushed aside Russian Andrey Rublev by three sets to love to reach the semifinals of the French Open. Tsitsipas, playing a gem of a game, won the match in Paris 7-6, 6-2, 6-3,...

Stefanos Tsitsipas Eases to Quarterfinals of French Open

Greek tennis champion Stefanos Tsitsipas advanced to the last eight of the French Open on Monday by overcoming Bulgaria's Grigor Dimitrov in straight sets. Tsitsipas, seeded fifth, won 6-3, 7-6, 6-2, becoming the first Greek player to reach the last...

Olympiacos Advance to Champions League Group Stage

Olympiacos secured a place in the Champions League group stage on Tuesday by knocking out Omonia Nicosia with a goalless draw in Cyprus and a 2-0 aggregate score. This is the 20th time in Olympiacos' history that the team progresses...

Antetokounmpo Named NBA MVP Once Again

For an amazing second year in a row, Greek Freak Giannis Antetokounmpo has been chosen the Most Valuable Player in the National Basketball Association. The Athens native plays as a forward for the Milwaukee Bucks and is a fan...