Voula Patoulidou

Voula Patoulidou to Inaugurate the 2016 Greek-Canadian Games

Voula Patoulidou is invited to Toronto by the Greek Community and the Organizing Committee of the 2016 Greek-Canadian Games.The former athlete and Thessaloniki's Regional Governor, will be in Toronto between May 25 and June 1. Patoulidou was invited by Toronto's...

Record Turnout Expected for Thessaloniki's Night Half Marathon

As the date approaches for Thessaloniki's 4th International Night Half-Marathon, organizers at a press conference on Wednesday said they expected a record of 21,000 people to take part in the two races taking place in the city on Saturday...

Remembering Patoulidou's "For Greece, Dammit" Olympic Gold

 ATHENS - Exactly 20 years ago, Voula Patoulidou won the gold medal in the Barcelona Olympic Games, making the Greek anthem sound in the Spanish stadium. Minutes after her victory, an excited Patoulidou stated that she won this medal "for...

Northern Greece Embraces Olympic Flame for London Games, Next Stop Being Greek-Turkish Borders

Northern Greece embraced the Olympic Flame Sunday that burns for the 2012 London Games on the fourth day of the Torch Relay that will continue Monday towards the Greek-Turkish borders. Starting from the city of Ioannina in the western part...