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Greece’s Tentoglou Breaks World Long Jump Record for 2021

Greece's long jump champion Miltiadis "Miltos" Tentoglou achieved 8.60 m in the long jump on Wednesday, the best jump in the world for 2021

The Greek Mermaid of Synchronized Swimming is Headed to Tokyo

Greek synchronized swimmer Evangelia Platanioti dazzled when she won two medals at the European Aquatics Championships on Saturday. 

Shadow Over Tokyo Olympics as Japan Tightens Lockdown

The Tokyo Olympics appeared to be on even shakier ground as Japan extended a state of emergency eleven weeks before the Games.

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.

World’s Oldest Person to Carry Olympic Torch for Tokyo 2021 Games

Kane Tanaka, at a spry 118 will carry the Olympic torch, beginning of the ceremonies leading up to this Summer's Olympics in Tokyo.

Tokyo Olympics Should be Cancelled, London Organizer Says

The long-awaited Tokyo Olympics, which were supposed to have taken place in the Summer of 2020 but were postponed to July and August of 2021, shouldn't go on this year, according to an official of the London Olympic Games. Sir...

Japan Hints Tokyo Olympics May Have to be Postponed

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Monday this summer's Tokyo Olympics cannot be held under current circumstances due to the new coronavirus pandemic, suggesting for the first time that the Games may have to be postponed. "If I'm asked whether...

Tokyo Olympics Could be Postponed Due to Coronavirus, Says Senior Official

A delay of one or two years would be the "most feasible" option if the Tokyo Olympics cannot be held as planned this year due to the global coronavirus outbreak, a member of the Organizing Committee's executive board has...

Tokyo Wins Race to Host 2020 Olympics

Tokyo was chosen to host the 2020 Summer Olympics on Saturday, beating Istanbul and Madrid at the International Olympic Committee’s general session in Buenos Aires. The Japanese capital won a final round of voting by International Olympic Committee (IOC) members...