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Greek Paralympics Athlete with Amputation Climbs Mount Olympus

A Greek Paralympics athlete who came in sixth at the 2021 Tokyo Games, and who had a leg amputated years ago, became the first disabled person to successfully climb Mount Olympus last week. Nikos Papangelis, 23, had to have his leg amputated...

Greek PM Mitsotakis Accused of Breaking Coronavirus Rules

Opposition parties and social media users have accused Greek PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis of breaking the lockdown rules imposed by his own government to stem the spread of Covid-19 after he was photographed cycling north of Athens last weekend. A photo...

Two Greek Cities Earn European Award for Safe Walking and Cycling Paths

The Greek cities of Karditsa and Rethymnno, situated in central Greece and on Crete, respectively, have won first and second place in competitions for actions they have taken to promote safe walking and cycling. The competitions were held for European...

Greek Climate Activist Spreads Message by Cycling Around the World

A Greek activist is launching a campaign to raise awareness about climate change by cycling a total of 7,500 km (4,660 miles), a minimum of nine hours a day, taking in eight countries, and then scaling Mount Everest, the...

Greek Cyclist Georgios Bouglas Kicks off 2018 Tour of Qinghai Lake with Opening Stage Win

Greek cyclist Georgios Bouglas picked up his first 2.HC stage victory in bunch sprint final over Turkish Torku Tandem in Xining, China, according to Eurosport. The finale of the opening stage of the 2018 Tour of Qinghai Lake ended in...

Finnish Family Cycles All The Way to Crete

  A Finnish family has cycled the breadth of Europe to soak up the sun on the Greek island of Crete. The Chanela family – William Chanela, his wife and three children aged eight, six and three – set off from...

Veteran Cyclist Covers 8,000k Route Over 14 Countries for the Disabled

Cyclist Stelios Vaskos is not a stranger to the national cycling community of Greece. He has completed many successful and arduous feats in long-distance cycling over rough and challenging terrain. In his latest venture, the athlete from Trikala in...