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Greg Louganis: One of the Greatest Divers in History

Greg Louganis, four-time Olympic gold medalist, is thought to be one of the greatest divers in history.

Spyros Louis: The Olympics Marathon Hero Who Did it All to Impress a Girl

In the summer Olympics of 1896 in Athens Spyros Louis took advantage of the opportunity to impress his love.

History of Cheating in Olympics Goes Back to Antiquity

The history of cheating in the Olympics unfortunately goes as far back as the ancient Games. Due to human nature, the temptation to cheat and get around the rules seems to be part and parcel of these oldest of...

Only Japan Could Host the Winter Olympics by 2100

A new study suggests that only one city in Japan in the entire world will be able to host the Winter Olympics in the future. The study, which was published in Current Issues in Tourism, looked at the effect of...

Ancient Greek Sport of Boxing May be Dropped from Olympics

The ancient Greek sport of boxing may be dropped from the Olympic Games, the International Olympic Committee president, Thomas Bach, recently warned. Weightlifting and boxing are the “two problem children" of the Olympic movement” and remain at risk of being...

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

Theodore Vetoyanis, known by his ring name of George Zaharias, was more popularly known as "The Crying Greek from Cripple Creek".

Boston Marathon Honors Stelios Kyriakides, Who Ran for Greece

Boston Athletic Association officials announced that the 125th annual Boston Marathon will honor Marathon history and the future of running this year, with a special nod to the Greek winner from 1946, Stylianos Kyriakides. A flag showing the Greek war hero's...

The Most Viral Moments of the 2021 Tokyo Olympics

The 2021 Tokyo Olympics have come to an end, but there was no shortage of viral moments prior to the closing ceremony on Sunday. 

Greek American Wrestler Helen Maroulis Wins Bronze in Tokyo

Greek American wrestler Helen Maroulis won a bronze medal for Team USA at the Tokyo Olympics on Friday.

Stefanidi Comes in Fourth in Pole Vault; Kyriakopoulou Eighth

Greece's longtime champion Katerina Stefanidi came in a heartbreaking fourth in the finals of women's pole vault at the Tokyo Olympics.