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Threat of Tsunami Abates After 6.1 Earthquake Jolts Tokyo

Japan says that there is no risk of a tsunami after an earthquake measuring 6.1 hit the region of Tokyo on Thursday. The quake, registering a strong 5 on Japan's intensity scale, brought the strongest shaking to Tokyo's central wards...

Greek Silver Medalist Becomes Example of Sportsmanship at Paralympics

Greek athlete Athanasios Prodromou was heralded not only for his silver medal in the men's long jump event at the Tokyo Paralympics on Saturday, but also for his sportsmanship and fair play in helping an injured competitor. Prodomou's jump of...

Greek Boccia Team Wins Bronze at Tokyo Paralympics

The Greek boccia team won the bronze medal at the Tokyo Paralympics on Saturday in what is the tenth medal for the country during the Games in Japan. Boccia is a precision ball sport similar to bocce, and related to...

Greek Swimmer Takes Home Bronze Medal at Tokyo Paralympics

Greek swimmer Alexandra Stamatopoulou took home the bronze medal at the Tokyo Paralympics on Friday in the women's 50m backstroke swimming S4 event. Stamatopoulou, who has a rare neurological disorder called Stiff Person Syndrome, finished the race with a time...

Greece’s Ghavelas Breaks World Record; Wins 100 Meter Gold at Tokyo Paralympics

Greek sprinter Thanasis Ghavelas won the gold medal for Greece in the 100 meter sprint  final on Thursday at the Paralympic Games held in Tokyo. The 22-year-old athlete, together with his sighted companion Sotiris Garaganis, won the category T11 with...

Cypriot Swimmer Takes Gold, Breaks World Record at Tokyo Paralympics

Karolina Pelendritou, known as the "Princess of the pool," took gold for Cyprus in the 100 meter SB11 Breaststroke event at the Tokyo Paralympics on Wednesday. Pelendritou, who is visually impaired, also broke the world record for her event, finishing...

Grigoris Polychronidis Wins Silver at Boccia in Tokyo Paralympic Games

Greece added another medal to its tally at the Tokyo Paralympic Games on Wednesday, bringing the total medals won by the nation to seven. Grigoris Polychronidis won the silver at boccia, a precision ball sport, similar to bocce, and related...

Greece Wins Another Medal in Shot Put at Tokyo Paralympics

Efstratios Nikolaidis, representing Greece in the Tokyo Paralympics, won the bronze medal in the shot put on Tuesday. The Greek athlete, who was fourth at both the London and Rio de Janeiro Paralympic Games, took third place with 15.93 meters...

Antonios Tsapatakis Wins Bronze in 100m Breaststroke at the Paralympics

Greek swimmer Antonios Tsapatakis won the bronze medal in the 100m breaststroke SB4 at the Tokyo Paralympics today. Tspatakis completed the race in 1 minute and 40.20 seconds, finishing after Russian swimmer Dmitrii Cherniaev (1.38.96, a new world record)...

Greek American Swimmer Anastasia Pagonis Wins Gold at Paralympic Games

Greek American swimmer Anastasia Pagonis, who is blind, won the US' first gold in the Tokyo Paralympic Games on Thursday. Pagonis made her Paralympic debut winning gold in the women’s 400-meter freestyle S11 with a new world record of 4:54:49....