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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...

Photo of Greek Champion's Heartbreak Nominated for Award (video)

A photograph of Greek champion Elisavet Pesiridou after she fell in a race has been nominated for photo of the year in an International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) competition. The Greek champion was running in the women's 60m hurdles...

Stefanidi Loses Athlete of the Year Title to Nafissatou Thiam

Champion Nafissatou Thiam deprived Katerina Stefanidi of the female Athlete of the Year title at the annual IAAF awards held at the Grimaldi Forum in Monaco on Friday. Although forecasts were in favor of champion Stefanidi winning the International Association...

Greek Pole Vaulter Katerina Stefanidi Wins Gold At London World Championships (video)

Katerina Stefanidi won her third gold gold medal in a year, breaking Greece's paul vault record with a 4,91m jump during the World Championships in London on Sunday. She became the first woman in the history of Greek sport, who...

Russians Extremely Disappointed Over Olympics Ban

Russia's track and field team has been banned from the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. The global body that governs track and field competition, the IAAF, announced Friday that it is continuing a ban on the Russian track athletes,...

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...

Retired Greek Athlete Piyi Devetzi May Lose Medals for Failed Doping Test

Retired Greek athlete Piyi Devetzi, who competed in the triple jump and long jump competition could lose her bronze and silver Olympic Games medals after failing a doping test. Segas, Greece’s track and field federation, was informed by IAAF, the...

Positive and the second sample of Dimitris Hondrokoukis

The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) announced today that the second sample of the Greek athletic champion, Dimitris Hondrokoukis, was found positive to have traces of the forbidden substance stanozole. The Greek athlete of the high jump has...

High Jump Champ Chondrokoukis Fails Drug Test, Out of Olympics

ATHENS – The 2012 Olympic Games in London have not even opened yet and Greece’s disgrace – which began when triple jumper Paraskevi Papachristou was banned after she tweeted a racist message about immigrants – has been compounded by...

Another Greek Athlete Expelled from the Olympics

Greek 3,000 meter runner Irene Kokkinariou tested positive during a special doping control conducted by the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF). The damage is great for the Hellenic Olympic delegation, particularly after another athlete Voula Papachristou was expelled...