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Ancient Greek Sport of Boxing May be Dropped from Olympics

The ancient Greek sport of boxing may be dropped from the Olympic Games, the International Olympic Committee president, Thomas Bach, recently warned. Weightlifting and boxing are the “two problem children" of the Olympic movement” and remain at risk of being...

How Boxing Became a Popular Sport in Ancient Greece

Boxing in ancient Greece originated as a very tough sport, much harder than professional boxing as we know it today.

Greek-Australian George Kambosos is Lightweight World Champion in Boxing

Greek-Australian George Kambosos Jr won Boxing's IBF, WBA and WBO Lightweight titles from Teófimo López in a seismic upset on Saturday night at the Theater at Madison Square Garden. The ferocious Spartan from Sydney, who started out as a 6-1...

Andreas Katzourakis, the Greek Boxer on the Path to World Champion

Andreas Katzourakis, the 23-year-old boxer hailing from Athens, Greece, is training with top athletes in the sport at the Plex Boxing Gym.

Greek-Australian Boxer George Kambosos Beats Perez in Las Vegas

George Kambosos Jr. beat the Filipino Ray Perez in a bout at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Saturday night. The Greek-Australian professional boxer won the eight-round, 135-pound fight against Perez. All three judges, Patricia Morse Jarman, Tim...

Kickboxing World Champion Kallia Kourouni (aka Pink Tyson) in UK Boxing Debut

Kallia Kourouni, the 26-year-old kickboxing World champion from Sparta; also known as Pink Tyson, will be headlining an action packed show on Friday 24th November at the Tolworth Recreation Centre in Surbiton, south-west London. Kourouni is the reigning WIBF and GBU...

"The Greek": A Documentary about the only One-Armed Boxer in the World

  Watch the "The Greek," a documentary that tells the story of the only one-armed boxer in the world, Vaggelis Chatzis. Although the story of a unique fighter who has only one arm and still gets in the ring with able-bodied...

“The Greek” : The Story of the One Armed Boxer (Full Documentary)

This is a teaser excerpt from our upcoming documentary “The Greek” that follows one armed professional boxer Vaggelis Chatzis.

Watch the Final Teaser of Our New Documentary "The Greek"

  This is the third and final teaser excerpt from our upcoming documentary “The Greek” that follows professional fighter Vaggelis Chatzis. Greek Reporter has undertaken the task to turn meaningful Greek stories into documentaries and Chatzis’ story was one of the...

Watch the 2nd Teaser of Our New Documentary "The Greek"

    This is a teaser excerpt from our upcoming documentary “The Greek” that follows professional fighter Vaggelis Chatzis. Greek Reporter has undertaken the task to turn meaningful Greek stories into documentaries and Chatzis’ story was one of the first to film....