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Cypriot Student Aims at Breaking Guinness World Record for Solving Rubik's Cube

Michael Eleftheriades is a 17-year old student from Cyprus who aims to break a Guinness World Record for solving the Rubik's cube while being upside down in the fastest time. Eleftheriades has managed to win 40 national records so far...

Greek Woman Breaks World Record for Longest Garlic Braid (video)

A Greek woman from Nea Vyssa, in Evros, the northeastern part of Greece, broke the world record in garlic knitting after she made a braid measuring 612 meters and 70 centimeters. Dimitra Athanasova Tzoridou trashed the previous world record held...

Anna Korakaki Breaks World Record in Bologna

Greece's champion shooter Anna Korakaki has done it again in Bologna, Italy. Soon after her gold medal win in the 25m air-pistol event on Friday, Korakaki broke the world record, shooting through to the 10m pistol finals due to...

Watch Katerina Stefanidi Fly Over Pole Vault at 4.80m [video]

Awesome Katerina Stefanidi showed that she was in great form in the lead-up to the Rio 2016 Olympics by flying over 4.86m in the pole vault at the Filothei Athletics Gala meet - making the best result for 2016....

Greek Man Achieves Diving World Record

Greek diver Stavros Kastrinakis broke the freediving with interchangeable weights world record on Sunday, November 1, going under at the deepest point of the Messinian Bay, Kalamata. The athlete dived to 146 meters and emerged at 3.6 seconds breaking the...

Cypriot Paralympian Breaks Three Swimming World Records

Karolina Pelendritou, a Paralympic gold medalist from Cyprus, reset two separate breaststroke world bests in her category in three record-breaking swims over two days at the IDM Berlin 2014. On Friday, Pelendritou, who is visually impaired, broke the 200m breaststroke record (clocking 2:51.01) in...

PASOK Breaks World Record of Lost Votes in Greece

The PASOK party broke a record of missing votes during the May 6 elections. Compared to its 2009 voters, the party lost 2,179,013 people who, this time, supported mostly the Radical Left Coalition and the Democratic Left parties, or the Independent...