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Giannis Antetokounmpo’s mother and brother granted honorary Greek citizenship

Milwaukee Bucks star player and 2021 NBA MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo met with Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis on Thursday for a special ceremony to grant Greek citizenship to his mother, …

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Dusan Ivkovic passes away, aged 77

Dusan Ivkovic died on 16 September 2021 in Belgrade due to a pulmonary edema and herpes. He served as head coach of the senior national basketball team from 2008 to …

US basketball player Eric Lockett joins Aris Thessaloniki from Bristol

American basketballer Eric Lockett, 26, has signed to join Aris Thessaloniki from British Basketball League team the Bristol Flyers. While playing for Bristol which he joined in 2019, the 196cm-tall …

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Kicking it to the man: Q&A with karateka Marianna Sampani

Marianna Sampani has already made a name for herself out on the tatami mats across the world. The trajectory of her life changed as a child, when a friend invited …

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Super League kicks off with PAOK shock loss to PAS Giannina

The Greek Super League has finally made it back onto the soccer pitches of Greece, and Greek soccer fans in Australia were once again setting their alarms nice and early …

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Djokovic standing up for Tsitsipas over long toilet break saga

After a sweeping semi-final victory against Alexander Zverev at the US Open, Novak Djokovic spared some words in defence of Stefanos Tsitsipas in his post-match interview. The statement of support …

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Athens Half Marathon on Sunday; race to be dedicated to Mikis Theodorakis

The Athens Half Marathon, which is to be held on Sunday after a two-year hiatus, will from this year be dedicated to the memory of renowned Greek composer Mikis Theodorakis, …

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Maria Sakkari’s 2021 US Open campaign ends at the semi finals

Maria Sakkari has bowed out of the US Open, after making history as the first Greek woman to advance to the semi finals of the tournament. After taking out Ukrainian …

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Making a comeback: Q&A with MMA fighter Nikos Trepca

Nikos Trepca has been training to get back in the cage after a four year hiatus. “I was meant to get back into the cage this year, but with COVID …

Greeks beat high-flying Sweden and dare to hope for World Cup place

Greece pulled one out of the hat when they defeated the as-yet unbeaten Swedish team 2-1 in Athens and revive hopes of qualifying for the FIFA World Cup in Qatar …

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