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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…

Greek Kickboxer Iron Mike Zambidis' father passes away

Greek Kickboxer “Iron Mike” Zambidis’ father passes away

The father of Greek kickboxer “Iron Mike” Zambidis, recently passed away. “Iron Mike” posted the news on social media. Michalis “Iron Mike” Zambidis is a professional Greek kickboxer and martial artist. He is a 17 time…

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Greek Cup Final rescheduled for August 30

The Hellenic Football Federation (EPO) confirmed that the Greek Cup final between AEK and Olympiacos will take place on August 30 at the Olympic Stadium, but the two clubs have worries concerning…

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Panathinaikos BC offer fans 40% discount on season tickets

Panathinaikos Basketball Club are offering fans a 40% discount on season tickets. Takis Triantopoulos, manager of Panathinaikos Basketball Club, stated that he intends to issue season tickets, to give the world an…

Olympiacos win their 45th Greek Super League title

Olympiacos win their 45th Greek Super League title

Olympiacos had too much quality for an under-strength AEK side on Sunday night, beating them 2-1 at the Olympic Stadium in Athens to preserve their unbeaten league record and mathematically clinch their…

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Legendary Greek footballer passes away aged 81

Former Greek footballer and coach Nikos Alefantos, passed away today aged 81, after suffering a heart attack. Alefantos, born on January 3, 1939 in Athens and raised in Exarcheia where he lived until…

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Greek Cup Semi-finals gets green light to resume

The Hellenic Football Federation (EPO) has confirmed that the second legs of the Greek Cup semi-finals will both be held on June 24. On Friday afternoon, the EPO revealed that the Aris…

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Yoga incompatible for Orthodox Christians

The Orthodox Church of Greece has announced yoga as “absolutely incompatible” with Christianity and not a “kind of exercise” since “yoga is a fundamental part of the religion of Hinduism.” The Synodal…

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Navarino Challenge Platinum at 2020 Tourism Awards

The award-winning Navarino Challenge sports tourism event will return for the 8th consecutive year in Messinia and Costa Navarino, from October 16-18, 2020. Through its global message “sports unite people”, the event…

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Panathinaikos named Greek League champions for 2019-20 season

ESAKE has crowned Panathinaikos champions of the 2019/2020 Basket League season, while no teams will suffer demotion to the second tier. As a consequence of the coronavirus pandemic, the Basket League regular…

Katerina Stefanidi

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…