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Russians Extremely Disappointed Over Olympics Ban

Russia's track and field team has been banned from the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. The global body that governs track and field competition,...

Refugee Athletes Can Compete in Olympics

Top refugee athletes with no home country to represent will be allowed to compete at the 2016 Rio Games, International Olympic Committee president Thomas...

Spyros Louis Silver Olympic Cup Exhibited in Lausanne

The silver cup awarded to Spyros Louis, the first Marathon Winner at the inaugural Modern Olympic Games in Athens in 1896, is exhibited at...

Pyrros Dimas Elected to The IWF Executive Board

On May 22, the International Weightlifting Federation’s (IWF) Electoral Congress in Moscow, Russia, was completed and the Federation’s Officers for 2013-2016 were elected. Greece’s...

London Receives Statue of Nike from Ancient Olympia

London has received a bronze statue of the Greek goddess of victory Nike from Ancient Olympia, the birthplace of the Olympic Games. The statue (pictured...

Coe: “Greece Taught Us the True Olympic Atmosphere”

  LONDON - Former Olympic Gold medalist Sebastian Coe, who is directing the 2012 Olympics Games, said in an interview with the Ethnos tis Kyriakis...

‘Sports in Cyprus’ Event Held by London’s Hellenic Centre

The Hellenic Centre in London organizes many fascinating events, especially during this summer obviously since the British capital is hosting the Olympic Games. Occasioned by...

Greek Table Tennis Champion Panagiotis Gionis Disqualified from the Olympic Tournament

The Greek table tennis champion was unable to qualify to the next round of the table tennis Olympic tournament in London. The Greek champion...
Jacques Rogge London Home of Olympics

IOC President Jacques Rogge Calls London Home of The Olympics; Forgets Greece

International Olympic Committee president Jacques Rogge frustrated millions of Greeks around the world as he inaccurately called London "home of the Olympics," during his opening ceremony speech. Greece, the...

Swimmer Aris Grigoriadis Wins Gold Medal in Debrecen

Aris Grigoriadis excels in swimming. His career includes many medals and distinctions but every gold medal makes his compatriots proud. He managed to make an...