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The Independent Reports on Greek Olympic Mission Overspending Despite Crisis

While the UK is spending millions of pounds to organize the opening ceremony of the London Olympics 2012 and another 40,000 pounds because someone lost his keys in Wimbledon the British daily ‘The Independent’ scolds the Greek Olympic Team...

Olympics Day 4: The Greek Athletes Competing Today

It is the fourth day of the London Olympic Games and Greek athletes are still in pursuit of a medal, having many difficult battles ahead! Lefteris Konsolas and Panagiotis Magdanis made it to the rowing semifinals, having the best time...

Greeks Battling for Victory at the London Olympics on Monday July 30

Greek athletes are doing their best during the London Olympics in an effort to return to their homeland with dozens of Gold Medals. Efthymis Mittas is competing in shooting at 11:00 am. Nikos Mavromatis is competing at 12 noon. The...

Day 1: The 12 Greek Athletes Competing in the Olympics Today

LONDON - The Greek Olympic team began its first day of competition on July 28 at the London 2012 Games with swimmers, rowers, bicyclists, gymnasts, and volleyball players in action. Greece was disappointed when Ioannis Drymonakos, making his comeback after eight...

IOC President Jacques Rogge Calls London Home of The Olympics; Forgets Greece

International Olympic Committee president Jacques Rogge frustrated millions of Greeks around the world as he inaccurately called London "home of the Olympics," during his opening ceremony speech. Greece, the country that created the concept of the Olympic games more than 2,500 years ago, was not...

Mr. Bean Plays Greek Music for London Olympic Opening Ceremony

The one and only Rowan Atkinson, a.k.a. Mr. Bean made an appearance during last night's London Olympics Opening Ceremony. Mr. Bean played a few integral notes during Chariots of Fire enthralled the spectators with English humor. Atkinson took centre stage as...

Greek Athletic Federation SEGAS Announcement on Latest Doping Cases

Greece's athletics federation, SEGAS, said the country has become a transit station for banned substances, a day after one of our top athletes withdrew from the London Olympics after having failed a dope test. The federation added drugs tests had...

German Experts Predict Six London Olympic Medals for Greece

As is customary, before the Olympic Games begin in each hosting country, experts from around the world make their predictions about how many and what medals each participant country will receive. A team of researchers at the Ruhr University...

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 ...