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Greek President Praises Olympic Medalist for Revealing Abuse

Greek President Katerina Sakellaropoulou on Monday praised the courage of Olympian Sophia Bekatorou for speaking out against sexual abuse in sport. Sakellaropoulou said that her meeting with Bekatorou at the Presidential Mansion in Athens was "a minimal recognition of the...

Greek Athletes Speak Out after Bekatorou Rape Allegation

More Greek athletes spoke out on sexual harassment after Olympic athlete and sailing champion Sofia Bekatorou opened up recently. The athlete said that when she was 21 she suffered a horrific assault by a much older person involved with her...

Greece Goes to Rio Olympics with 92 Athletes

92 athletes will represent Greece in the Rio Olympics in August, according to the Hellenic Olympic Committee. Twenty seven athletes will compete on track, while in individual sports, 15 will be in swimming, nine in gymnastics, seven in sailing and six...

Olympics 2016: Sofia Bekatorou First Woman Selected as Standard-Bearer

The Greek Olympic Team has made history by unanimously selecting athlete Sofia Bekatorou as the first-ever female Standard-Bearer to represent Greece in opening ceremonies at Rio 2016. The 39-year-old Greek sailing champion has taken part in three previous Olympics starting...