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Stefanos Tsitsipas advances at Erste Bank Open

Stefanos Tsitsipas advances at Erste Bank Open

Even though Greece’s young tennis star had to switch his shoe in the third set of his first-round match at the Erste Bank Open, Tsitsipas still managed to defeat German Jan-Lennard Struff.…

Maria Sakkari reaches Ostrava quarterfinals

Maria Sakkari reaches Ostrava quarterfinals

Greece’s young tennis star Maria Sakkari is through to her third premiere quarterfinal of the season, after defeating world No.5 Elina Svitolina at the J&T Banka Ostrava Open. Sakkari defeated Svitolina 6-3,…

Greece revokes decision to allow fans to attend matches

Greece revokes decision to allow fans to attend matches

On the eve of a Champions League match between Olympiakos and Marseille, Greece’s Prime Minister revoked a decision allowing a limited number of fans to attend football matches. On Monday, the government…

Three top Greek athletes hang out in Athens

Three top Greek athletes hang out in Athens

Stefanos Tsitsipas, Giannis Antetokounmpo, and Emmanuel Karalis, are the “three musketeers.” Last week, Tsitsipas made his fans worldwide proud of him, being the first Greek player in history to reach the semifinals at the French…

Stefanos Tsitsipas gives it his all at the French Open semis

Stefanos Tsitsipas gives it his all at the French Open semis

Stefanos Tsitsipas made his fans worldwide proud of him, being the first Greek player in history to reach the semifinals at the French Open, and he played the absolute highest quality of tennis against…

Stefanos Tsitsipas into his 1st French Open semifinal

Stefanos Tsitsipas into his 1st French Open semifinal

Greece’s young tennis sensation Stefanos Tsitsipas is into his first French Open semifinal! The fifth-seeded Greek player beat 13th-seeded Andrey Rublev 7-5, 6-2, 6-3. “I’m chasing something spectacular,” said the youngest player…

Europa League Game moved from Armenia to Cyprus

Europa League Game moved from Armenia to Cyprus

Armenia will no longer host a Europa League soccer game on Thursday amid the country’s escalating conflict with neighbouring Azerbaijan. UEFA on Tuesday said the playoff game in the capital city of…

Stefanos Tsitsipas through to Hamburg finals

Stefanos Tsitsipas through to Hamburg finals

Greece’s young tennis sensation Stefanos Tsitsipas is through to the Hamburg European Open finals, after beating Chile’s Cristian Garin.

Stefanos Tsitsipas through to Hamburg semi-finals

Stefanos Tsitsipas through to Hamburg semi-finals

Greek seed Stefanos Tsitsipas has beaten Dusan Lajovic in straight sets to reach the Hamburg European Open semi-finals. The 22-year-old recovered from 5-3 down in a first-set tie-break to win 7-6 (7-5)…

NK Foundation nets grant for new tennis facility in Canberra

NK Foundation nets grant for new tennis facility in Canberra

Founded by Greek-Australian tennis star Nick Kyrgios, the NK Foundation – Giving Dreams A Sporting Chance has been granted funding to build a Gungahlin tennis facility in Canberra. “For all the families…

Ange Postecoglou

Xronia Polla Ange Postecoglou, who turns 55 today

Greek-born Australian former football player and former head coach of the Australia national football team, Ange Postecoglou (Άγγελος Ποστέκογλου) was born on August 27, 1965, in Nea Filadelfeia, Greece. At the age…