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Another Rio Olympics Mix-up: Greek Swimmer Invited to Rio, then Uninvited

It must have been a celebratory occasion when Greek swimmer Kristel Vourna received a formal invitation to the Rio Olympic Games on July 6. According to Kathimerini, Vourna was surprised as she had only achieved a B-standard time. The 24-year-old swimmer had...

Security Catches Doda Cheating on Athina Onassis

Billionairess Athina Onassis, aged 31, has kept her lips sealed concerning the cause of her marriage breakdown with Olympic medal-winning husband Alberto Affonso de Miranda Neto, otherwise known as "Doda." Daily Mail Online published exclusive reports that the decade-long...

First Photos of Athina Onassis After Split With Doda: Sad, Sallow, Slim… Single?

Billionairess Athina Onassis appeared in public for the first time following news of her split with Alvaro Affonso de Miranda Neto after 11 years of marriage. Looking sad and haggard, she rode her horse at the Longines Global Champions...

Not One, But 5 Reasons Why Athina Onassis and Doda May Be Calling It Quits!

Billionairess Athina Onassis has remained silent over rumors concerning problems in her marriage with Brazilian equestrian Alvaro "Doda" Affonso de Miranda Neto. An international media frenzy followed Brazilian Epoca's article with newspapers seeking to find the real cause of...

Athina Onassis Marriage Meltdown Due to Alvaro's Cheating

A number of reports coming from Brazil point to the purported marriage break-up of French-Greek heiress Athina Onassis, aged 31, and her Brazilian husband, showjumper Alvaro Affonso "Doda" de Miranda Neto, aged 43. Brazilian weekly newspaper Epoca says that...

Olympic Grexit: Greece Without an IOC Representative in Rio for First Time

Greece will be without a representative at the International Olympics Committee (IOC) -- the governing body of the games -- for at least a year, reports Greece's daily newspaper Kathimerini. This will be the first time that the birthplace...

120th Anniversary of Spiros Louis' Win at the Olympic Marathon

March 29, 2016 marked the 120th anniversary since runner Spiros Louis entered the Kallimarmaro Stadium and finished in first place at the 1st Marathon at the first contemporary Olympics that took place in 1896. Among the thousands of attendees that...

Greeks in Qatar Contribute to the Emirate’s Growth

The spotlight may be on Emirs from Qatar who choose to visit Greece, however, the truth is that the rapid growth of the emirate is in great part due to the Greeks, who appear to be a remarkable and...

Tokyo Wins Race to Host 2020 Olympics

Tokyo was chosen to host the 2020 Summer Olympics on Saturday, beating Istanbul and Madrid at the International Olympic Committee’s general session in Buenos Aires. The Japanese capital won a final round of voting by International Olympic Committee (IOC) members...

Putin Wants Wrestling Kept In Olympics

Russian President Vladimir Putin has criticized a decision by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to drop wrestling from the games and also asked for the Russian martial art of Sambo to be included. "The exclusion from the Olympic program of...