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Tsitsipas Continues to Set Records and Make Grand Slam History

On Friday 19-year-old Greek Stefanos Tsitsipas made history by beating out his Italian competitor Thomas Fabbiano, making him the first Greek man in the Open Era to reach the fourth round of a Grand Slam. His victorious score of 6-2,...

Papachristou Wins Bronze Medal in IAAF Championship

Voula Papachristou is celebrating her return to big sports events in the best way. The triple jump champion won third place in the IAAF World Indoor Championship in Portland, with a jump of 14.45 meters. Papachristou managed to win the bronze medal...

Greek Athlete Breaks Youth Indoor Pole Vault World Record

Greek athlete Emmanouil Karalis, 16, broke the world record in indoor pole vault in his age category during a sports event at Athens’ Peace and Friendship Stadium on Saturday, with 5.53 meters in his first attempt. With his jump, Karalis...

Panathinaikos President Will Not Resign

Greek businessman Giannis Alafouzos expressed his intention of resigning from his post as active President of Panathinaikos FC on Saturday, November 21, after the incidents that occurred before the Olympiakos-Panathinaikos match. However, he changed his mind after a 3-hour...

Annual Acropolis Rally in Athens Takes Place this Weekend

The official ceremony of the SEAJETS Acropolis Rally 2015 will take place under the Acropolis, on Saturday, at 15:00. The stars of the European Rally Championship and the Greek Rally Championship are preparing themselves for the most demanding event....

Olympiakos' Basketball Team Wins the Greek Basketball League

Olympiakos celebrated its 11th championship win on Sunday, June 14, and its third win over its main rival Panathinaikos with a score of 93-74 in the third game of the playoff finals. During the match that took place at the...

Greek Sports Min: Draft Bill on Battling Violence in Sports Is Ready

Greek Deputy Sports Minister Stavros Kontonis announced on Tuesday, May 5 that the new draft bill on tackling violence in sports has been finalized, after talks with international federations in order to improve certain articles and paragraphs. Furthermore, the Greek...

Panathinaikos Basketball Team Dismisses Coach Ivanovic

Panathinaikos announced the dismissal of Dusko Ivanovic, the basketball team’s coach through an official statement. The team’s poor performance against Olympiakos which Panathinaikos lost its advantage, as well as the team’s exclusion from the Euroleague Final 4 lead to...

Greek Cup Final: 10 Awesome facts about Olympiakos vs Skoda Ksanthi

Olympiakos' 1-1 tie against Apollon Athinon was enough to seal the move to the final where they'll meet Skoda Ksanthi who surpassed Iraklis Thessalonikis with a 0-0 home draw. Stepping on this event, we gathered 10 fun facts about the...

Greek Rhythmic Gymnastics Team Travels to Minsk

The Greek rhythmic gymnastics team will travel to Minsk, Belarus, where it will represent the country at the European Championship from May 1 to 3. The team will include Varvara Filiou and Korina Alevrogianni who will participate as individuals, as well...