Greece
Calamos Supports GreeceCalamos Supports Greece

Sochi

President Pavlopoulos Sends Condolences to Russian President Putin (Video)

President of Republic Prokopis Pavlopoulos on Sunday ordered general secretary of the Greek presidency ambassador Georgios Gennimatas to call the Russian Embassy in Athens and convey his condolences to Russian President Vladimir Putin and to the families of the...

Greek-Russian Initiative for Summer Cruises in Greece

A Greek-Russian initiative concerning the tourism sector and cruises for Russian tourists from the port of Sochi to Thessaloniki, with a stop in Istanbul, is currently in the works. The development of the bilateral economic Greek-Russia venture is a...

Greek, Chinese Presidents Eye Enhanced Cooperation

Chinese President Xi Jinping and his Greek counterpart Karolos Papoulias on Friday pledged here to further promote cooperation in various fields between their countries. The two leaders are in Russia's Sochi for the opening ceremony of the 22nd Winter Olympic...

Greek Ski Jumper in Sochi

Nico Polychronidis is the first Greek ski jumper to compete in the Winter Olympics Games of Sochi, Russia. Polychronidis was born in Bremen, Germany, to a German mother and Greek father. At the age of six he started jumping and...

Greeks of Sochi Ready to Host Olympic Games

The opening ceremony of the Winter Olympic Games 2014 in  Sochi, Russia, is taking place February 7 at 6.30 p.m. The Greek mountainous village Krasnaya Polyana (Red Glade) will also host a part of the biggest sporting event in...

Bob Costas to Host Olympics on NBC for Record Tenth Time

Bob Costas is sitting in the hosting chair once again for NBC's coverage of the Olympic Games. The network announced Costas will serve as prime-time and late night anchor for the 2014 Winter Olympics, which take place in Sochi,...

Olympic Flame for 2014 Winter Olympics Shines on Acropolis Hill

The Olympic Flame for the 2014 Winter Olympics has shone on the Acropolis hill since Friday afternoon when the torch relay across Greece ended. On Saturday, the sacred flame which was lit last Sunday at Olympia, the birthplace of the...

Sochi 2014 Olympic Flame Arrives in Patras

A special event took place in the city of Patras where the Olympic flame was received of the 23rd Winter Olympic Games "Sochi 2014" which will be held in Russia. The Mayor of Patras, Giannis Dimaras, in his address underlined...

Greek Skier to Be 1st Torchbearer of Sochi Relay

An 18-year-old Greek skier will be the first athlete to run with the Olympic flame in the torch relay for the Sochi Winter Games. Ioannis Antoniou was selected Friday as the first torchbearer for the relay, which will start after...

Greek Olympic Chief Denies He Sold London Games Tickets

ATHENS – Greek Olympic Committee President Spyros Capralos has denied reports that he obtained extra tickets for the 2012 games in London to re-sell on the black market, although he was caught on camera allegedly boasting about the scheme....