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Greek Olympic Sailing Champion Dies of Covid-19

Greek Olympic sailing champion Leonidas Pelekanakis died of Covid-19 on Thursday, aged 58, after an almost two-month battle with the illness. The athlete did not have any underlying health issues and had been taking part in open sea sailing events...

Lefteris Petrounias: You Must Experience Defeat if you want to Reach Success

At this moment I am nothing, said Olympic gold medal winner in artistic gymnastics Lefteris Petrounias to Athens Macedonian News Agency after receiving his award in the framework of the 2nd International Sports Science Congress organised by Aristotle University...

Despite London-like Rain, Athens Hands Olympic Flame Over to UK

Despite the rainy weather, thousands of Athens' residents gathered at Panathenaiko Stadium on May 18 to celebrate the  handing over of the Olympic flame to London. The flame, symbolizing purity because it comes directly from the sun, has been carried...