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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...

Tsitsipas Loses to Medvedev in Australian Open Semifinal

Stefanos Tsitsipas, Greek tennis champion, had his dreams of an Australian Open final crushed after being defeated by Russian player Daniil Medvedev on Friday. Medvedev is known as an incredibly challenging player to counter, as he is known for his...

Novak Djokovic Denied Visa in Australia for Tennis Tournament

Novak Djokovic, the Serbian tennis star, was initially denied entry in Australia and then saw his emergency visa canceled due to being unable to prove his vaccination status. "I’ve spent fantastic quality time with loved ones over break & today...