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Petrounias Wins Silver Medal at World Championships in Antwerp

Eleftherios Petrounias won the silver medal at the World Championships in Antwerp, securing his spot in the 2024 Summer Olympics in Paris. In a remarkable display of strength and skill during the rings final, Petrounias almost got gold, finishing...

Greek Basketball Coach Giannis Ioannidis Dies at 78

The Greek basketball world is mourning the loss of Giannis Ioannidis, who died at the age of 78. Ioannidis was a respected figure in Greek sport, particularly known for his coaching work with Aris and Olympiacos in the '80s...

Miltos Tentoglou Wins Gold at World Athletics Championship

Miltiadis (Miltos) Tentoglou, the formidable athlete, secured another victory at the World Athletics Championships held in Budapest. The Greek champion won the gold medal in the long jump with an outstanding result of 8.52 meters, once again making history...

Greek Team Without Giannis Antetokounmpo for FIBA World Cup

NBA star Giannis Antetokounmpo revealed his official decision not to participate in the upcoming FIBA World Cup. He has emphasized his intention to focus on the 2024 Olympic Games. In a recent social media post, Antetokounmpo has expressed regrets over his...

Greek Archer Evangelia Psarra Qualifies for Tokyo Olympics

Greek archer Evangelia Psarra secured a place earlier this week for the Tokyo Olympic Games for the sixth time in her illustrious career.

Greek President Praises Olympic Medalist for Revealing Abuse

Greek President Katerina Sakellaropoulou on Monday praised the courage of Olympian Sophia Bekatorou for speaking out against sexual abuse in sport. Sakellaropoulou said that her meeting with Bekatorou at the Presidential Mansion in Athens was "a minimal recognition of the...

Western Greece Gets Ready for Beach Volleyball's AHEPA Cup (video)

The AHEPA CUP 2018 Beach Volley Tournament is ready to roar into action from 20-22 July in Nafpaktos, western Greece. Organized by the Nafpaktos chapter of AHEPA -- Lepanto 1571 -- the open tournament which features mixed male-female teams is being supported...

Tsitsipas out of Grand Slam; Put up a Good Fight against Isner

On Monday, 19-year-old Greek Stefanos Tsitsipas, lost his fight to become the first ever Greek player to reach the last-eight at a Grand Slam. Tsitsipas was defeated by American ninth seed John Isner with a 6-4, 7-6 (10/8), 7-6 (7/4) loss. Now, Isner...

AEK Clinch Greek Basketball Cup After Fan Trouble (video)

AEK have brought home the Greek Basketball Cup for the first time since 2001 with a narrow two-point win over a fancied Olympiakos side in Iraklio. Having knocked city rivals Panathinaikos out in the semis, AEK led for much of...

Karalis Books Ticket to World Champs With Record Pole Vault

Greek athlete Emmanouil Karalis broke the world record in the teen pole vault by "flying" over 5.78-meter (18.96 feet) in the second day of the Pan-Hellenic Teen Track Championship on Sunday. The previous record was held by Swedish-American pole vaulter...