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Greek-American Follows Basketball — and his Heart — to Mykonos

At 26, Greek-American Tommy Papas is "living a dream," playing professional basketball for the idyllic island of Mykonos. Papas, a native of Plainfield, New Jersey, told Greek Reporter his Hellenic basketball odyssey began in 2018, when he signed on with...

Miltos Tentoglou Wins Gold for Greece at European Championship

Miltos Tentoglou won gold for Greece in the long-jump on Friday at the indoor European Athletics championship which takes place in Poland.

Greece’s Stefanidi Wins Bronze at World Athletics Championship

Katerina Stefanidi won bronze in the women’s pole vault at the 2019 World Athletics Championships in Doha on Sunday, with a season-best clearance of 4.85 metres. The former world champion and Olympic gold medalist could do no better than landing...

World Champion Petrounias Undergoes Surgery in France

World champion and Olympic gold medalist Lefteris Petrounias, who competes in the still rings event in artistic gymnastics, underwent surgery to his left shoulder in Annecy, France, on Monday. The procedure is intended to correct a problem with his...

'Lord of the Rings' Petrounias Wins Gold Yet Again (video)

In yet another illustrious addition to his medal collection, Greek gymnast Lefteris Petrounias won the gold medal in the still rings competition after a spectacular performance at the World Gymnastics Championships, taking place in Doha. Competing despite an injury, Petrounias...

Greek Siblings Launch App to Connect Over 10,000 Athletes

A platform popular with tens of thousands of athletes worldwide, Racecheck, was created by Greek siblings Alexandros and Katerina Tanti. The app was inspired by the duo's love for triathlons. Together, the siblings created the Racecheck website, to be accompanied...

Greek Athlete Splits Gold in High-Jump Thriller (video)

A Greek athlete has clinched a joint gold in the men's high jump at the IAFF World U20 Championship. Antonios Merlos, 19, and Mexico’s Roberto Vilches both jumped 2.23 meters on their first attempts at the event in Tampere, Finland. Although...

Metsovo Hosts Open Doors Wine Tasting and Ursa Trail 2016

Katogi Averoff in Metsovo, member of Aria Hotels, is featuring the spring side of Metsovo with events of special interest. On the weekend of May 28-29, Katogi Averoff is participating in the celebratory event of wineries “Open Doors,” while it...

Spetsathlon 2016: Participation Is Victory

The 4th year of the Spetsathlon athletic event promised an even more integrated experience for both the participants and the spectators. On the weekend of May 13-15 2016, the island of Spetses welcomed for another year the elite of...

International Monuments Day Dedicated to Athletic Heritage

On the occasion of the Olympic Games, this year's International Monuments and Sites Day, which is celebrated every year on April 18th, is going to be dedicated to athletic heritage. The International Council of Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS) and UNESCO, have set...