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'Women Supporting Women' Challenge 1

‘Women Supporting Women’ Challenge

If you’ve spent any time on Instagram or any social media for that matter in the last couple of days, you’ve most likely come across the ‘Women Supporting Women’ challenge. So, what…

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Katerina Stefanidi wins Ultimate Garden Clash pole vault

World and Olympic pole vault champion Katerina Stefanidi, won the women’s edition of the ‘Garden Pole Vault Challenge’. With the temperature hovering around 39 degrees Celsius (102 Fahrenheit) in Athens, Stefanidi cleared a…

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Tokyo Olympics rescheduled to July 23, 2021

It has been officially announced that next year’s Olympics will take place from July 23 to August 8 in Tokyo, Japan. This announcement means that the Games will be held on dates…

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Tokyo Olympic Games officially postponed

The 2020 Olympic Games in Japan have been postponed until 2021, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has confirmed. More clarification concerning the exact dates for the staging of the Olympic Games is…

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2020 Tokyo Olympic Games will be postponed: IOC Member

The 2020 Tokyo Olympics will have to wait a year. According to USA Today, International Olympic Committee member Dick Pound, stated that the Summer Olympics will likely be pushed to 2021, and…

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Greece hands Olympic flame over to Japan

The Olympic Flame began its long journey from Greece to Japan for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games, following the Handover Ceremony on Thursday that took place at the Kallimarmaro Panathinaic Stadium in…

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Greece suspends Olympic torch relay after one day

The 2020 Olympic Flame which was lit on Thursday in the Ancient Olympic site of Olympia on Thursday, was carried by actor Gerard Butler and others, before the decision came to suspend…

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Greek national water polo teams set for European Championships

Greece’s men’s and women’s national water polo teams are ready to compete at the European Championships in Budapest, which will begin on Sunday. These European Championships have extra importance for the Greek…

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Deanna Kyriazopoulos, global Taekwondo champion

By Penny Zalalas 19-year-old Deanna Kyriazopoulos is a Greek Australian Taekwondo champion who is currently ranked first in Australia in the 46 and 49 kg division and was named “2017 Female Athlete…

CHANNEL 7: ALEXANDER THE GREAT IS GREEK 13

CHANNEL 7: ALEXANDER THE GREAT IS GREEK

An apology was sent to the Greek Embassy in Australia by the head of the Seven TV Network in response to the outrage caused when they linked the Former Yugoslav Republic of…

Heroic Close for Greece as Olympic curtain falls 14

Heroic Close for Greece as Olympic curtain falls

Despite the lack of resources, the makeshift training facilities in many cases, Greece did everyone proud at this year’s Rio Olympics, proving once again, that despite its small population it punches above…

Gianniotis amazing swim wins silver for Greece 15

Gianniotis amazing swim wins silver for Greece

What an ending in the Men’s 10km Open Water Swimming event! Spyros Gianniotis lost the gold medal by a fingertip and earned the silver medal in the competition. The final placement was…

Petrounias wins Gold for Greece 16

Petrounias wins Gold for Greece

Eleftherios Petrounias has done it, OLYMPIC GOLD! With a score of 16.000 the Greek athlete confirmed that he is the best Rings gymnastic in the world, earning Greece’s 3rd medal at the…