Olympics

Greece Triumphs Against Russia in Water Polo to Make it to Olympics

Greece's water polo team clinched a place in the Tokyo Olympics after beating Russia 13-10 in a nail-biting game on Saturday night.

Tokyo Olympics Should be Cancelled, London Organizer Says

The long-awaited Tokyo Olympics, which were supposed to have taken place in the Summer of 2020 but were postponed to July and August of 2021, shouldn't go on this year, according to an official of the London Olympic Games. Sir...

George Zaharias and Babe Didrikson, the First Power Couple in the World of Sports

Theodore Vetoyanis (Greek: Θεόδωρος Βετογιάνης) was an American professional wrestler and sports promoter, known by his ring name of George Zaharias, and more popularly known as "The Crying Greek from Cripple Creek" during the 1930s. Although he was prominent enough...

Tour Ancient Olympia from Home Via New Digital Platform

With today's technology, there is no need to feel cooped up at home nowadays when we can easily take a tour through history -- even going back in time to the glory days of Ancient Greece to Olympia --...

Greek Olympic Athletes Salute Healthcare Workers Fighting Coronavirus

A host of Greek athletes, including Rio 2016 gold medalists Anna Korakaki, Eleftherios Petrounias and Katerina Stefanidi, joined the Hellenic Olympic Committee (HOC) in praising healthcare workers who are helping to stop the spread of COVID-19 in Greece. Posted on...

New Dates for Tokyo Olympic Games 2021 Announced

The Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games' Organization Committee President Yoshiro Mori announced on Monday the new dates of the Olympic Games, which are now scheduled to take place in Japan next year. According to the new program of the games, the...

Greece Regains Its Seat on International Olympic Committee

After four years of absence, Greece regained its representation on the International Olympic Committee (IOC), which appointed ten new members on Wednesday. Among them is the head of Greece's Olympic body, Spyros Capralos, who was elected by 60 votes out...

Canadian National Rowing Team to Train in Ioannina, Greece

The Canadian National Rowing team will be returning to Lake Pamvotida in Ioannina on August 24, to begin training for the Tokyo Olympic Games. More than 50 athletes of the national team chose Ioannina as their destination since, due to...

Meet the Greeks Fighting for Gold at the 2018 Winter Olympics

Greek athletes were in the spotlight on Friday as they took their traditional place in leading thousands of international competitors into a huge Olympic opening ceremony in PyeongChang, South Korea. The squad will represent Greece -- birthplace of the Olympics...

Olympic Champion Pyrros Dimas Blasts Government on Flag-Bearers

Pyrros Dimas, Olympic gold medalist and one of the greatest weightlifting champions of all time, has launched a scathing attack on the Greek government for its decision to change the selection process for flag-bearers in Greek primary school parades. Last...