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Athina Onassis Buys €12 Mln Irish Sport Horse

Athina Onassis, heiress of Greek shipping tycoon Aristotle Onassis, has bought MHS Going Global, an Irish Sport Horse which was ridden at the 2016...

Greek Olympic Champion: I’m Disgusted With the Federation and the Mayor

Olympic gold medalist in shooting Anna Korakaki attacked the Greek Shooting Federation and the Drama Municipality for not providing her with a practice facility. The...

Olympic Champion Petrounias Promises More Medals Upon Arrival to Greece

Blissful and with a permanent grin on his face, rings gold medalist Eleftherios Petrounias promised more medals upon his arrival to Greece from the...

Greek Olympic Team Received Aid from Fund for Developing Countries

Greek athletes received financial support from a fund allocated to athletes from developing countries said President of the Hellenic Olympic Academy, Isidoros Kouvelos. Kouvelos, who...

Gold Medal Winner Stefanidi Bears Greek Flag in Rio Olympics Closing Ceremony

Gold medal winner Katerina Stefanidi entered Maracana stadium first waving the Greek flag for the closing ceremony of the 2016 Rio Olympics on Sunday...

Greek ‘Lord of the Rings’ Petrounias Performs After Receiving Gold Olympic Medal [video]

Olympic champion Eleftherios Petrounias inspired applause in the stadium once again after performing at the Gymnastics Gala, the demonstration program of gymnastics athletes the...

Greece Expects Another Olympic Medal on Wednesday

Panagiotis Mantis and Pavlos Kagialis secured a position on the podium for the 470 Dinghy Sailing medal race which will be held at 8:05...

‘Greeks Have the Strength to Achieve Anything,’ Says Olympic Champion Petrounias

"Greeks have the strength to achieve anything," said gold medal winner Eleftherios Petrounias about his triumph in the men's rings finals in the Rio...

Michael Phelps Breaks 2,168-Year-Old Olympic Record Held by Leonidas of Rhodes

Michael Phelps made Olympic history by breaking an ancient, 2,168-year old Olympic record for 12 individual titles; the record was held by a Greek,...

Greece’s Kostas Filippidis Goes to Pole Vault Finals in Rio

A pole vault of 5.70 gave Greek champion Kostas Filippidis the qualification for the finals in the 2016 Rio Olympics. The Greek pole vault champion...

Greek Judo Legend Iliadis Retires After Olympics (video)

The International Judo Federation (IJF) and its president Marius Vizer thanked Greek judo legend Ilias Iliadis for his contribution to the sport, in response...

2-time Olympic Medalist Anna Korakaki in Athens: ‘I will Never Forget the Difficulties’ (video)

On Thursday gold and bronze Olympic medalist Anna Korakaki returned to Athens. The 20-year-old received a royal welcome at the airport by the Minister of...

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