Attending Live Sport Improves Well-being
With the ever-growing number of adults watching sports, Dr. Helen Keyes and her team at Anglia Ruskin University have uncovered an exciting new link between attending sporting events and overall health benefits. The feeling of anticipation that comes from attending...
The Highest Paid Athletes of 2022
The year 2022 has been fantastic for sports. The greatest stars in the world have returned to entertain their fans while they themselves are also well-compensated. The list of the highest-paid athletes of 2022 by Forbes might contain names...
Greeks Shy Away From Exercise, Sports European Survey Finds
About eighty percent of Greeks do not routinely exercise or play any kind of sport, and fifty-three percent admit to not even participating in physical activity such as cycling, dance classes, or gardening, according to a recent Eurobarometer poll. In...
Ancient Olympia Soil Sent to France for the Paris Olympic Games
Paris is in the final stretch for the 2024 Olympic Games, and, for symbolic reasons, French officials have turned to ancient Olympia, the birthplace of the Olympic Games in Greece. Representatives of France’s Terre de Jeux 2024 collected soil from...
Jim Londos: The Humble Shepherd Who Conquered the Wrestling World
The story of Jim Londos, born Christos Theofilou, could be described as the archetypal story of Greek success in America.
Stefanos Tsitsipas Wins Mallorca Championships
Stefanos Tsitsipas, the Greek tennis star, took home the trophy at the Mallorca Championships on Saturday after defeating Roberto Bautista Agut. Saturday's win provided the 23-year-old Greek player with a grass-court title just before Wimbledon starts on Monday. Tsitsipas defeated Spanish...
Greek Freak Giannis Antetokounmpo Sends Message of Gender Equality
Greek basketball superstar Giannis Antetokounmpo sent a message of gender equality during the opening of his new store at the Athens International Airport on Friday. The "Greek Freak," who was born and raised in Athens and made it big in...
Greek Swimmers Win Big at World Para Swimming Championships
Greek swimmers Dimosthenis Michalentzakis, Alexandra Stamatopoulou, and Dimitris Karypidis won big at the 2022 World Para Swimming Championships in Madeira, Portugal on Wednesday. In total, Greek swimmers have taken home four medals since the beginning of the Championship, three of...
Stefanos Tsitsipas Crowned Back-To-Back Monte Carlo Champion
Greek tennis sensation Stefanos Tsitsipas defended his title and won his second consecutive Monte Carlo Masters 1000 cup on Sunday, competing against Spanish player Alejandro Davidovich Fokina. A day after comfortably defeating Alexander Zverev in the semifinals, Tsitsipas prevailed 6-3,...
Dean Metropoulos to Bid for Denver Broncos
Greek-American businessman Dean Metropoulos is reportedly part of an investment group interested in purchasing the Denver Broncos, a team in the NFL. In a recent report from the Los Angeles Times, Metropoulos is a part of three partners, which includes...