Tag: Gold

Miltos Tentoglou wins gold at the European Indoor Championships 4

Miltos Tentoglou wins gold at the European Indoor Championships

Congratulations to Greek athlete Miltos Tentoglou, who won the gold medal at the European Indoor Championships in Glasgow, on Sunday. Not only did the twenty-year-old superstar win gold, his jump of 8.38m is the world best performance in…

Police arrest pawn shop chain owner of gold smuggling 6

Police arrest pawn shop chain owner of gold smuggling

Greek police arrested the 51-year-old owner of the pawn shop chain “Richardos” and charged him for gold smuggling. The police allege that the suspect was the leading figure in one of two…

Greek police bust huge gold smuggling ring 8

Greek police bust huge gold smuggling ring

Greek police have announced they have arrested 63 people accused of running a major gold smuggling operation, using a network of pawn shops that rapidly expanded during the country’s financial crisis. Police…

Greek Pentathlete wins Gold in Egypt 16

Greek Pentathlete wins Gold in Egypt

Greece’s Aggelos Vasiliou won gold in the World Diathlon – Triathlon Games held in Egypt. On the last day of the Games, the Greek champion, won the gold after a grueling competition…

Europeans step up fight against terrorism and crime 20

Europeans step up fight against terrorism and crime

Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) are stepping up their fight against terrorism and crime by approving rules to prevent money laundering as well as tougher checks on cash flows. According to…

Billions worth of gold deposits in Northern Greece 22

Billions worth of gold deposits in Northern Greece

According to Professor of Metallurgy of the National Technical University of Athens, Ioannis Paspaliaris, there is €18 billion worth of gold, zinc and lead deposits in Northern Greece ready to be exploited…

Anna Korakaki is the New Air Pistol World Champion 24

Anna Korakaki is the New Air Pistol World Champion

Greece’s golden girl in shooting Anna Korakaki is the new women’s Air Pistol World Champion, after winning gold at the 52nd International Shooting Sport Federation World Championship in Changwon, South Korea. Not only…

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Greek Girls win Gold at World Rowing Youth Championships

More great sporting news for Greece as Maria Kyridou and Christina Bourmou won gold at the World Rowing Youth Championship in the women’s pair final, which took place in Ratchjes, the Czech Republic over…

Lefteris Petrounias wins Gold at European Championships 27

Lefteris Petrounias wins Gold at European Championships

Greece’s ‘Lord of the Rings’ Lefteris Petrounias won his fourth consecutive European gold in gymnastics at the European Championships 2018 in Glasgow. The 27-year-old Olympic athlete and world champion clinched this year’s…

Golden Hat-trick for Petrounias 29

Golden Hat-trick for Petrounias

Lefteris Petrounias was crowned the European Champion in the Rings competition for the third straight year, after winning gold at the European Championships in Romania. Eleftherios Petrounias put on another impressive and…

Petrounias wins Gold for Greece again at Gymnastics World Cup 31

Petrounias wins Gold for Greece again at Gymnastics World Cup

Greece’s gold winning Olympic champion in gymnastics Lefteris Petrounias has made Hellas proud again, taking first place in the rings final at the Gymnastics World Cup AGF Trophy 2017, adding another gold medal…

Another gold for Stefanidis 33

Another gold for Stefanidis

Katerina Stefanidis has won GOLD again! The Greek athlete finished first in the Women’s Pole Vault event at the European Indoor Athletics Championships in Belgrade. With her jump at 4.85 meters, Katerina…

Greece breaks world records and wins Gold at Paralympics 35

Greece breaks world records and wins Gold at Paralympics

Greece’s Thanasis Konstantinidis broke three world records to win the gold medal in the F32 shot put final on the first day of the Rio Paralympics, and was joined on the winners…