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Greece Denies Athlete Permission to Compete Under Portugal Flag

The Greek Olympic Committee (HOC) has refused to allow the Greek laser radial sailor Vasileia Karachaliou the right to compete under the Portuguese flag, the group announced on Wednesday In a press statement, the Committee said, "The (HOC) does not approve...

The Magic of Sailing Through the Corinth Canal

What is it like sailing through the Corinth Canal? British expatriates Tony and Tessa Cross describe a fascinating experience. The Greek engineering marvel will temporarily reopen for three months on Monday, July 4th after the landslides of more than...

Living on a Yacht in Greece: The Magic of Island Hopping

How is it living aboard a yacht in Greece? British expatriates Tony and Tessa Cross have spent years doing it while crisscrossing the Aegean.   By Tony Cross If you walk along the quay of almost any coastal town in Greece you'll...

Greek Sailor Tsoulfa Qualifies for Olympics 17 Years After Gold Medal

Greek sailing champion Emilia Tsoulfa has qualified for the Tokyo Olympics seventeen years after winning gold at the Athens Olympics in 2004.

Greek Abuse Scandal: Police Arrest Coach Suspected of Rape

A Greek sailing coach who admitted on Friday that he had what he called a “relationship” with an 11-year-old athlete was arrested on the island of Samos on Sunday. He will be charged with aggravated rape, seduction, and misconduct. A Greek...

Greek Abuse Scandal: Sailing Coach Admits Relationship with 11-Year-Old Athlete

A Greek sailing coach admitted on Friday that he had had what he called a "relationship" with an 11-year-old athlete in the latest twist in sexual abuse in sport. Speaking anonymously to MEGA's LiveNews show, the coach -- who now lives...

Greek Sailing Champion Shares Story About Sexual Assault

Greek sailing champion Sofia Bekatorou recently opened up about experiencing sexual assault as a young athlete while training in the hopes of competing in the Olympic Games. Known as an extremely skilled sailor, Bekatorou has dominated her peers in the...

Aegean Regatta Sets Sail From Greek Islands on Monday

Boats taking part in the 19th annual "Aegean Regatta" sailing competition set sail in the Aegean Sea from the Greek port of Mytilene on Monday, AMNA reports. A total of sixty vessels and their crews, including twelve crews from Turkey,...

Impressive Sailing/Cruise Ship ''Club Med 2'' Arrives in Volos, Greece

The impressive sailing boat/cruise ship "Club Med 2" arrived in the port of Volos in Greece's region of Magnesia on Monday, carrying hundreds of French-speaking tourists, primarily from France, Belgium and Switzerland. With 303 passengers and 219 crew members on...

Sailing the Greek Isles with a Modern-Day Ulysses

For many people, sailing the Greek isles on a chartered boat is nothing more than a dream. It's like a perfect postcard in one's mind, with images of a sparkling azure sea, glistening and revealing secret hidden beaches and...