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Petrounias wins second gold for Greece in rings!
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Petrounias wins second gold for Greece in rings!

makis - Aug 15, 2016

Greece is celebrating the second gold medal in the Rio 2016 Olympics, after Eleftherios Petrounias won the men’s rings. The…

Rio 2016: Voula Papachristou Qualifies for the Final
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Rio 2016: Voula Papachristou Qualifies for the Final

chris1 - Aug 14, 2016

In one of the best times of her career Greek Olympian Voula Papachristou has qualified for the finals in jumping.…

Who was Leonidas of Rhodes, who Phelps surpassed in Rio2016?
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Who was Leonidas of Rhodes, who Phelps surpassed in Rio2016?

Panos - Aug 12, 2016

Phenomenal US swimmer Michael Phelps has broken a record standing since the inception of the Olympics in ancient Greece over…

Anna Korakaki receives a hero’s welcome upon her return home
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Anna Korakaki receives a hero’s welcome upon her return home

Panos - Aug 12, 2016

Olympic gold medalist Anna Korakaki returned to her native city of Drama on Thursday evening, where she received a hero’s…

Anna Korakaki lands in Athens
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Anna Korakaki lands in Athens

Panos - Aug 11, 2016

Anna Korakaki, winner of a gold medal in the 25m pistol event, and a bronze in the 10m air pistol…

Kontonis threatens to suspend the next football season
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Kontonis threatens to suspend the next football season

Panos - Aug 10, 2016

The Alternate Minister of Sport Stavros Kontonis has threatened to suspend the upcoming football season unless FIFA appoints an interim…

Shooter Korakaki wins Greece’s first Rio Olympics gold
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Shooter Korakaki wins Greece’s first Rio Olympics gold

Panos - Aug 10, 2016

Anna Korakaki won Greece's first gold medal of the Rio Olympics on Tuesday, beating her German opponent Monika Karsch by…

Rio Olympics: Korakaki bags the first medal for Greece
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Rio Olympics: Korakaki bags the first medal for Greece

Panos - Aug 08, 2016

Anna Korakaki has won the first medal for Greece in the Olympic Games being held in Rio. Korakaki took the…

Cypriots in Rio can contact Brasilia Embassy in emergency
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Cypriots in Rio can contact Brasilia Embassy in emergency

Sokratis - Aug 06, 2016

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Cyprus issued an announcement on Friday, informing Cypriots who intend to travel to Rio…

Olympiacos and PAOK knocked out of Champions League
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Olympiacos and PAOK knocked out of Champions League

Panos - Aug 04, 2016

Wednesday evening was difficult for Greek football, as both Olympiacos and PAOK were knocked out of the third stage of…

Bastian Schweinsteiger retires from international football
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Bastian Schweinsteiger retires from international football

Sokratis - Jul 30, 2016

Manchester United midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger has called time on his international career after clocking 120 appearances and a World Cup…

Kammenos dismisses rumors on tuberculosis outbreak among soldiers
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Kammenos dismisses rumors on tuberculosis outbreak among soldiers

Panos - Jul 21, 2016

The Minister of National Defense Panos Kammenos has formally dismissed rumors regarding an outbreak of tuberculosis among military personnel operating…

Pyrros Dimas to lead USA weightlifting team
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Pyrros Dimas to lead USA weightlifting team

Panos - Jul 19, 2016

In a new announcement from USA Weightlifting, it’s been confirmed that three-time Olympic gold medalist (and one-time Olympic bronze medalist)Pyrros…

Portugal Euro2016 champions after beating France 1-0
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Portugal Euro2016 champions after beating France 1-0

Panos - Jul 11, 2016

Portugal have been crowned European football champions for the first time in their history at the Euro2016, after defeating France…

Greek football Super League championship will not start in new season
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Greek football Super League championship will not start in new season

chris1 - Jun 12, 2016

The Greek Deputy Minister for Sports, Stavros Kontonis has sent a letter to the international governing bodies of FIFA and…

Family member identified as mastermind behind Pulido abduction
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Family member identified as mastermind behind Pulido abduction

Panos - Jun 01, 2016

The abduction of Olympiacos striker Alan Pulido appears to have been orchestrated by 29-year-old Osvaldo Velázquez García, who is married…

Olympiakos beat PAO in 2nd extra time (82-81) to clinch title!
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Olympiakos beat PAO in 2nd extra time (82-81) to clinch title!

Panos - May 31, 2016

Olympiakos became back to back champions, after beating their arch rivals Panathinaikos (82-81) away from home, wrapping up the best…

Football player Alan Pulido set free
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Football player Alan Pulido set free

Panos - May 30, 2016

Sources close to the police reported that Pulido had been receiving threats Mexican football player of Olympiacos football club Alan…

OAKA basketball stadium to be renamed after Nikos Galis
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OAKA basketball stadium to be renamed after Nikos Galis

Panos - May 24, 2016

The Deputy Minister of Sport Stavros Kontonis announced that the basketball stadium at the Olympic Athletic Center of Athens (OAKA)…

Olympiacos vs Panathinaikos in Greek Basket League finals
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Olympiacos vs Panathinaikos in Greek Basket League finals

Panos - May 19, 2016

The Greek Basket League finals begin tonight, with Olympiacos hosting Panathinaikos at the Peace and Friendship stadium in Piraeus at…