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Tentoglou Wins Long Jump Gold, Sets Record at European Championship

Olympic gold medalist and 2021 champion Miltiadis Tentoglou retained his European long jump title and set a new championship record.

Greek Race Walker Ntrismpioti Crowned European Champion

Antigoni Ntrismpioti won the gold medal for Greece in the 35km women's race walking at the European Athletics Championships 2022 in Munich.

Greece’s Tentoglou Wins Men’s Long Jump Silver in World Athletics Championship

Miltiadis Tentoglou has won the long jump silver medal for Greece at the World Athletics Championship 2022.

Stefanos Tsitsipas Wins Mallorca Championships

Stefanos Tsitsipas, the Greek tennis star, took home the trophy at the Mallorca Championships on Saturday after defeating Roberto Bautista Agut. Saturday's win provided the 23-year-old Greek player with a grass-court title just before Wimbledon starts on Monday. Tsitsipas defeated Spanish...

Beach Volleyball Tournament to be Held in Syntagma Square

The Hellenic Volleyball Federation will be hosting a beach volleyball tournament in the center of Athens on June 2nd, as the city's central square, Syntagma, will be transformed into a beach for the event. The Athens Golden Cup tournament, which...

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...