Miltos Tentoglou Wins Another Gold at European Championships
Miltiadis (Miltos) Tentoglou claimed his third straight title with a jump of 8.30m at the indoor European Championships in Istanbul on Sunday. The Greek athlete becomes the first male long jumper to win three successive European indoor titles. Tentoglou also won...
Fencer Despina Georgiadou Wins Gold for Greece at Tunis Grand Prix
Fencer Despina Georgiadou won the gold medal for Greece at the Women's Grand Prix of the International Fencing Federation (FFI) that was held in Tunis over the weekend. The Greek champion defeated Spanish Lucia Martin-Portugues in the final 15-12 and...
El Dorado Gold Restarts Mining Investment at Skouries, Greece
Eldorado Gold, the Canadian mining company, announced on Thursday that the exploitation of the gold and copper deposits at the Skouries mine in Halkidiki, Greece can now go forward as the board approved the investment decision and a facility...
Eldorado Gold Secures Finance from Greek Banks for the Skouries Project
Canadian firm Eldorado Gold has signed a mandate letter for a credit-committee-sanctioned €680 million finance facility from Greek banks to develop the Skouries project in northern Greece. According to the feasibility study, the project is expected to cost $845 million...
Magnificent Golden Comb Made by Greek Master a Highlight of Hermitage
A magnificent sculpted golden comb made by a Greek sculptor, with a crest showing Scythian warriors in battle, is one of the great treasures of the Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg, Russia. The golden ornament, known around the world as...
Tokyo Olympics: Greece Wins Silver in Water Polo Final Against Serbia
Greece made history on Sunday during the water polo final, and despite losing 10-13 to Serbia, won its first silver Olympic medal in history.
Ancient Greek Crown of Pure Gold Found in Box Under Man’s Bed
A British pensioner found a 2,300 year old ancient Greek crown packed with crumpled old newspapers in an old cardboard box under his bed.
Greek Weightlifter Eleni Konstantinidi Wins Two Gold Medals at the European Championships
Weightlifter Eleni Konstantinidi won two gold medals for Greece on Friday at the European Championships taking place in Batumi, Georgia. The Greek athlete won a top spot with her clean and jerk in the 81 kilos category. It was the first...
Venezuela Denies Mystery Plane to Greece Was Smuggling Gold
The Venezuelan ambassador to Greece on Wednesday dismissed allegations that the plane which made an unexpected stop in Athens last Saturday was shipping gold out of the country. In an interview with the Greek daily newspaper "Efimerida ton Syntakton," Freddy...
Greek Police Bust Gold-Smuggling Ring
Greek police on Wednesday arrested fifty-nine people suspected of being involved in an international gold-smuggling operation. All the suspects were rounded up from the greater Athens area. After a long investigation, police believe that the suspects were stealing gold items and...