Hellenic Olympic Committee
Hellenic Olympic Committee Asks Disqualified Athletes to Give Back €150 For Not Participating in the Olympics
Every Greece-based institution and individual is facing financial problems during the past few years but who would expect that the Hellenic Olympic Committee would ask the Greek disqualified athletes to give back money received in order to cover some...
The Greek Athletes of the 2012 London Olympics
On the threshold of the 2012 London Olympics, the Greek athletes are prepared to do their best to make us proud. Their transportation to the United Kingdom will be kindly offered by Olympic Air. The official website of the...
Greek Athletes to Compete at the London Olympics Announced
The Hellenic Olympic Committee announced the Greek team for London Olympics on July 11. There are 105 athletes, 66 men and 39 women, who will compete in 20 sports. Athletes by category are: ATHLETICS Douvalidis Konstantinos Α 110 Hurdles, Iakovakis Periklis Α ...
Greek Olympic Chief Denies He Sold London Games Tickets
ATHENS – Greek Olympic Committee President Spyros Capralos has denied reports that he obtained extra tickets for the 2012 games in London to re-sell on the black market, although he was caught on camera allegedly boasting about the scheme....
Greece Prepares to Light Olympic Flame
The Olympic flame for this summer's London Games will be lit Thursday in Ancient Olympia, the Hellenic Olympic Committee (HOC) announced on Tuesday. The Flame will be lit "with every solemnity, according to the traditional way," the HOC said in...
Crisis Will Not Affect Greek Leg of Torch Relay
Greece has lined up enough sponsors to fully fund its leg of the Olympic torch relay in May despite the country's financial crisis. The relay will go through 40 towns and cities on a 1,800-mile journey before the flame is...
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