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Steve Georgallis: ‘I’m proud of coaching Greece’

While Steve Georgallis never represented Australia during his decorated Rugby League career, as coach of the Greek National team he is only two wins away from qualifying for the 2021 …

Sport

The civil war threatening Greece’s World Cup campaign

Greece is only two wins away from qualifying for a historic place at their first Rugby League World Cup, but its progress is under threat by Greek authorities. If Greece …

Life

The world’s oldest olive tree and it’s Anzac connection

A sapling from an Ancient Olive Tree from Vouves, located in Crete is proposed to be planted near the Anzac Memorial in Hyde Park Sydney The Ancient Olive Tree is …

Features

Polias: Stacjic sacking was hard to deal with.

Ahead of yesterday’s Grand Final Sydney FC Captain Teresa Polias opened up to Neos Kosmos about a W-League campaign that was rocked by the sacking of Matildas coach Alen Stacjic. …

News

The 2500-year-old Grecian urn that represents the legacy of the ANZAC spirit in Greece

In total almost 35,000 Anzacs fought in both WW1 and WW2 campaigns in Greece. It is known that Greek soil contains the remains of 795 Australians with some of these …

News

Beyond the Pale: lack of cultural diversity in Australia’s boardrooms

When Dr Dimitria Groutsis was on a popular AM radio station discussing her Beyond the Pale report which highlighted the lack of cultural diversity in Australia’s boardrooms, she was stunned …

Sport

Chris Nikou: ‘I don’t believe in Old Soccer vs New Football’

The demise of the NSL and advent of the A-League saw Greek backed clubs like Heidelberg, Sydney Olympic, West Adelaide and South Melbourne spend almost 15 years in the football …

Sport

Nia Stamatopoulos, a star on the rise

Growing up, Nia Stamatopoulos would kick a ball in the backyard with her brother but she never took the round ball game seriously till 2015. A mere three and half …

Life

‘Hydra’, a play about the Greek island’s bohemian side

During the 50’s and 60’s Hydra’s turquoise-blue ocean water had a magnetic effect on bohemians, artists, writers and musicians such as Leonard Cohen. Also seduced were Australian writers and authors …

Sport

Greek Australian footballers living abroad: half yearly report

Asian Cup First to the Asian Cup where the performances of Greek Australians Chris Ikonomidis and Apostolis Giannou have been superb. Ikonomidis in particular has been outstanding. Against Palestine he …