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History of Cheating in Olympics Goes Back to Antiquity

The history of cheating in the Olympics unfortunately goes as far back as the ancient Games. Due to human nature, the temptation to cheat and get around the rules seems to be part and parcel of these oldest of...

Athina Onassis Buys €12 Mln Irish Sport Horse

Athina Onassis, heiress of Greek shipping tycoon Aristotle Onassis, has bought MHS Going Global, an Irish Sport Horse which was ridden at the 2016 Olympics Games in Rio de Janeiro by Co Tipperary show jumper Greg Broderick. According to the...

Greek Olympic Champion: I'm Disgusted With the Federation and the Mayor

Olympic gold medalist in shooting Anna Korakaki attacked the Greek Shooting Federation and the Drama Municipality for not providing her with a practice facility. The story of Korakaki practicing in a makeshift shooting range set up at a quarry near...

Olympic Champion Petrounias Promises More Medals Upon Arrival to Greece

Blissful and with a permanent grin on his face, rings gold medalist Eleftherios Petrounias promised more medals upon his arrival to Greece from the Rio Olympics. Petrounias landed at Eleftherios Venizelos Athens International Airport a little after noon on Thursday....

Greek Olympic Team Received Aid from Fund for Developing Countries

Greek athletes received financial support from a fund allocated to athletes from developing countries said President of the Hellenic Olympic Academy, Isidoros Kouvelos. Kouvelos, who was chief of the Greek mission in the Rio Olympics, spoke to Parapolitika 90.1 radio...

Gold Medal Winner Stefanidi Bears Greek Flag in Rio Olympics Closing Ceremony

Gold medal winner Katerina Stefanidi entered Maracana stadium first waving the Greek flag for the closing ceremony of the 2016 Rio Olympics on Sunday night. Stefanidi was followed by all members of the Greek mission, the athletes who won a...

Greek 'Lord of the Rings' Petrounias Performs After Receiving Gold Olympic Medal [video]

Olympic champion Eleftherios Petrounias inspired applause in the stadium once again after performing at the Gymnastics Gala, the demonstration program of gymnastics athletes the day after the completion of the sport competition. The 'Lord of the Rings' -- as sports...

Greece Expects Another Olympic Medal on Wednesday

Panagiotis Mantis and Pavlos Kagialis secured a position on the podium for the 470 Dinghy Sailing medal race which will be held at 8:05 pm Greece time on Wednesday. The Greek crew finished in second place in the 10th race...

'Greeks Have the Strength to Achieve Anything,' Says Olympic Champion Petrounias

"Greeks have the strength to achieve anything," said gold medal winner Eleftherios Petrounias about his triumph in the men's rings finals in the Rio Olympics. Petrounias spoke to Realfm 97.8 after becoming the second Greek to win a gold medal...

Michael Phelps Breaks 2,168-Year-Old Olympic Record Held by Leonidas of Rhodes

Michael Phelps made Olympic history by breaking an ancient, 2,168-year old Olympic record for 12 individual titles; the record was held by a Greek, Leonidas of Rhodes. On Saturday, the U.S. swimmer, the most decorated in Olympic history, won his...