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Registrations now open for the Athens Half Marathon

The 2020 edition of the Athens Half Marathon is now accepting registrations. And if last year’s numbers (more than 20,000 participants) are anything to go by, it should be yet …

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Bergers sign former Cannons ace Bosjnak

Former Oakleigh Cannons ace, Dusan Bosnjak, has become the latest player to sign at Olympic Village. The 29-year-old attacking midfielder joins a largely revamped Heidelberg United attack following the departures …

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Greek gymnast Eleftherios Petrounias secures place in the FIG World Cup Finals

Greece’s Eleftherios Petrounias has secured a place in the finals of the International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) World Cup in Cottbus, Germany. The 28-year-old scored a total of 14.933 points, qualifying …

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Greek fencer Panos Triantafyllou wins gold at IWAS Wheelchair Fencing World Cup in Amsterdam

Panos Triantafyllou has won gold in the men’s sabre B competition at the International Wheelchair and Amputee Sports Federation’s (IWAS) Wheelchair Fencing World Cup in Amsterdam. Representing his native Greece, Triantafyllou …

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Kenyan John Kipokorir Komen wins 37th Authentic Marathon

Kenyan runner John Kipkorir Komen, 42, won the 37th Authentic Marathon on Sunday after clocking 2 hours, 16 minutes and 34 seconds. Running the Athens race for the second time, …

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Greek boxer Antonia Konstantopoulou is a champion of life!

Not many people can achieve what Antonia Konstantopoulou, 26, has done. It was only a short while ago that she was dealing with the heavy loss of her father, Giorgos, …

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Judo: Greece’s Elisavet Teltsidou wins gold in Tashkent Grand Prix

Greece’s hopes of having yet another representative at the upcoming Olympic Games have skyrocketed, after young gun Elisavet Teltsidou’s success at the recent Judo Grand Prix in Uzbekistan. The 23-year-old …

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Greece’s Dimosthenis Michalentzakis wins three Gold medals at World Para Swimming Championships

Paralympic swimmer Dimosthenis Michalentzakis has won gold at the London World Para Swimming Allianz Championships – not once, but three times in one week. The talented 20-year-old placed first in …

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Katerina Stefanidi, a candidate for the IAAF Athletics Commission

Greek Olympic gold medallist and world pole vault champion Katerina Stefanidi is among 15 candidates nominated for the six places on the IAAF Athletes Commission. All athletes accredited to the …

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Winners and Sinners: Panathinaikos youngsters stun European greats

WINNERS PANATHINAIKOS FOOTBALL TEAM Something good has been brewing in Peania and the first signs had been shown last season, when the team made things difficult for clubs who were …