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Georgios Pilidis Wins Gold for Greece at Wrestling World Championships

Greek wrestler Georgios Pilidis won gold for Greece on Sunday at the United World Wrestling Under-23 World Championships, held in Serbia. He defeated Russia's Ibragim Abdurakhmanov 4-3 to claim gold in the 65kg category. Azerbaijan's Ziraddin Bayramov and Turkey's Cavit...

Greece’s Ghavelas Breaks World Record; Wins 100 Meter Gold at Tokyo Paralympics

Greek sprinter Thanasis Ghavelas won the gold medal for Greece in the 100 meter sprint  final on Thursday at the Paralympic Games held in Tokyo. The 22-year-old athlete, together with his sighted companion Sotiris Garaganis, won the category T11 with...

Ntountounaki is First Greek Woman Swimmer To Win European Gold

Swimming in the final of the women’s 100 butterfly, Anna Ntountounaki became Greece’s first-ever woman to win a gold medal in swimming

Men's Junior Water Polo Team Wins Gold for Greece at World Championships

Greece's junior water polo team won gold on Friday evening at this year's World Men's Junior Water Polo Championships, which took place at the Al-Nasar Sport Club in Kuwait. The Greek team beat Serbia 6-4 and managed to secure first...

Greece's Stefanos Xenos Wins Gold in U21 Karate World Championship in Chile

Greek young athlete Stefanos Xenos won the gold medal on Saturday in the category of U21 Male Kumite -60kg, during the Under 21 Karate World Championship. The Greek karateka managed to defeat  Meshari Alzuabi, from Saudi Arabia, 4-1. Xenos, who is...

Katerina Stefanidi Makes History After Winning Fourth Gold Medal at IAAF Diamond League

Greek world champion Katerina Stefanidi won the women’s pole vault competition on Friday night in Brussels at the IAAF Diamond League. The Greek champion added another gold medal to her rich collection of trophies, as this was the fourth consecutive...

'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...

Sailing: Gold Medal for Greece in European Championship

A new triumph for Iordanis Paschalidis and Kostas Trigkonis took place during the European Sailing Championship Tornado in Italy. After an excellent performance, the two Greeks came in first place, winning the gold medal -- their 7th one -- since they...

Voula Papachristou Wins Gold at European Championships in Berlin (video)

Voula Papachristou won the first place and won the gold medal for her 14.60 metre triple jump at the European Championships in Berlin late on Thursday. Papachristou celebrated her gold leap, and immediately dedicated it to the victims of last...

Olympic Champion Pyrros Dimas Blasts Government on Flag-Bearers

Pyrros Dimas, Olympic gold medalist and one of the greatest weightlifting champions of all time, has launched a scathing attack on the Greek government for its decision to change the selection process for flag-bearers in Greek primary school parades. Last...