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Santorini prepares to hold major sporting event

One of the most visually attractive, yet physically demanding competitions is getting ready to open its gates for yet another year. The award-winning Santorini Experience will welcome all participating athletes …

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World-class athletes set to appear at the 6th Navarino Challenge

Even greater challenges, more awards and even more star athletes are awaiting those who attend this year’s Navarino Challenge event to be held at Messinia and Costa Navarino. The annual …

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A star on the rise

In the two weeks leading up to 4 June, the 2018 Australian Gymnastics Championships are being held at the Hisense Arena in Melbourne. And even though the event is not …

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Olympiakos men’s water polo team crowned league winners

Olympiakos’ men’s water polo team has beat Vouliagmeni 8-5, taking out the title of Greek champions for 2018. The teams came up against each other for the third time on …

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Following in the steps of Pheidippides

Luca Turrini, having participated in several 12- and 24-hour marathons, now sets his sights on the Spartathlon on 28-29 September, seeking a top-5 position and record for an Australian athlete. …

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Olympiakos women’s polo team wins national championship

This week Olympiakos’ women’s polo team took out the top spot in the Greek championships, emerging winners for the fifth consecutive year. The last match of the season was played …

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Nadal beats Greece’s Tsitsipas in Barcelona Open final

Rafael Nadal has won this year’s Barcelona Open against Greek opponent Stefanos Tsitsipas, retaing his world number one ranking. The Spaniard won his 11th title at the tournament on home soil …

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Greece hosts World Beach Taekwondo Championship

For the second year in a row, the World Beach Taekwondo Championships will be held from 25-28 April on Rhodes. Taekwondo athletes from all over the world have gathered in …

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Greek runner wins coldest marathon on Earth

Greek runner Argyrios Papathanasopoulos has won the North Pole Marathon. Held annually at Camp Barneo, also known as the North Pole Camp, as the northernmost race on Earth it is …

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Cypriot sharpshooters hit gold at Gold Coast Games

Australia must be a favourite country of Cypriot shooter Andri Eleftheriou to compete and fire a rifle. The two occasions she’s won gold medals for her country at Commonwealth Games, …