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Capital Link Celebrates Greek Culture and Education in Webinar

Capital Link sponsored a webinar on Tuesday highlighting the importance of Greek culture and education amongst the Greek-American diaspora.

Businessman Evangelos Marinakis Obtains Mega TV Trademark and Archive

The media company ''Alter Ego,'' owned by Greek businessman Evangelos Marinakis, obtained the audiovisual archives and the logo of ''MEGA TV,'' Greece's historic first private television station, which ceased broadcasting in 2018. He also acquired several properties as a result...

Greek Football Officials Facing Charges over Rigged Games Scandal

The biggest football scandal in Greece, dubbed "Koriopolis", is finally reaching the courts following 6 years of police investigations, leaked wiretapping and endless judicial maneuvering. Twenty-eight officials of Greek football, including Olympiakos club president Vangelis Marinakis, are being ordered to...

85 People to Stand Trial for Greek Football Match Fixing Allegations

The Court of Appeals Council in Greece announced on Wednesday that 85 people will be tried for crimes connected to Greek football match fixing. Investigations into match fixing in Greece began after UEFA had published a report that found 41 games of the 2009-2010 season...

Olympiakos Owner Marinakis Charged with Match-Fixing and Other Offenses

Greek Super League champions Olympiakos Piraeus owner Evangelos Marinakis was charged by prosecutors with a series of alleged offenses including match-fixing. Marinakis, 47, a Greek shipping magnate, has owned Piraeus' hometown team Olympiakos since mid-2010, while he also served as president of...

Greek Shipowners on Lloyd's '100 Most Influential People' List

Thirteen Greek shipowners are featured in LLoyd's list of the "100 Most Influential People in Shipping" for 2014. Greek shipping is on top again as the Greek-owned fleet is the largest in the world in gross tonnage, ahead of China and...

Greek Ship Owners to Make "Greece Debt Free"

Many blame rich owners of shipping companies of not doing enough to support Greece financially but here is a noteworthy exception.  Peter Nomikos, the 33-year-old heir of a wealthy shipping family of Santorini, came up with an innovative idea:...

Olympiacos FC President Quits Over New Greek Sports Law

Οlympiacos FC is not only looking for a new coach but also for a new president, since Evangelos Marinakis announced his decision to quit due to the new Greek government sports law. Marinakis has been president of the team since...