Greek Basketball Giant Panathinaikos Up for Sale for 25 Million Euros

Panathinaikos, the most successful Greek basketball team ever, has been put up for sale by its owner, businessman Dimitris Giannakopoulos. Speaking at a press conference...
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Olympiacos All But Secure Greek Soccer Title

Olympiacos closed in on a 45th Greek league title on Sunday with a 1-0 win at closest rivals PAOK Salonika. As the Greek Super League...

Greek Football Resumes on June 6

The Greek government on Wednesday has given permission to the country's Super League to restart the football season on June 6. A maximum of...

How Boxing Became a Popular Sport in Ancient Greece

Boxing (Πυγμαχία, meaning "fighting with the fists") in ancient Greece originated as a very tough sport, much harder than professional boxing as we know...
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Greek Olympic Athletes Salute Healthcare Workers Fighting Coronavirus

A host of Greek athletes, including Rio 2016 gold medalists Anna Korakaki, Eleftherios Petrounias and Katerina Stefanidi, joined the Hellenic Olympic Committee (HOC) in...

Antetokounmpo Family Sends Big Thanks to Greek Doctors, Medical Staff

The Antetokounmpo family sent a big "thank you" note to all the doctors and nurses who continue to risk their health in the midst...

Olympic Flame in Limbo After Tokyo Games Postponed

The Tokyo Olympic flame was taken off public display in Japan on Wednesday after it had arrived from Greece on March 26 in great...

Olympic Flame Handover for Tokyo Games Held at Empty Panathenaic Stadium

The Olympic flame handover ceremony for the Tokyo Games was held without spectators on Thursday in Athens in an effort to contain the coronavirus...

Gerard Butler Shouts ”This is Sparta!” from Historic Greek City

Thousands of people gathered in Sparta, southern Greece on Friday morning to see Hollywood star Gerard Butler marching along the streets of the city...

Coronavirus Fears Force Greece to Suspend Olympic Torch Relay

The Hellenic Olympic Committee on Friday decided to suspend the Olympic Torch relay in Greece for the protection of public health from the further...
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Olympic Flame Lighting Ceremony Held in Ancient Olympia

The Olympic Flame lighting ceremony was held Thursday in Olympia, Greece, without spectators due to coronavirus concerns. The flame lighting ceremony, always held in the...

Greece Bans Spectators at Olympic Flame Lighting Ceremony Due to Coronavirus Fears

The Lighting Ceremony for the Olympic Flame will be held this year without the presence of spectators, the Hellenic Olympic Committee announced on Monday. The...

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