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30-year-old Snowboarder dies in rare Vasilitsa avalanche

A 30-year-old snowboarder died in the hospital of Grevena early Friday afternoon, despite doctors’ efforts to bring him back to life. An avalanche in Vasilitsa ski center had swept him away and threw him at a tree where he reportedly suffered serious injuries. The young man was transferred to the …

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Mark Fuhrmann concludes kayak Peace Journey in Athens after paddling solo all the way from Norway

60-year-old Canadian man, Mark Fuhrmann, arrived at the port of Piraeus in Greece on Tuesday after having kayaked alone from Oslo, Norway in order to promote a campaign that rewards acts of peace, kindness and humanity. Mark Fuhrmann, a hobby kayaker from Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, and who now lives …

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Kalelei wins 35. Athens Marathon, two Greeks among the top 10

Kenya’s Samuel Kalalei finished in the first place at the 35th Athens Marathon at Panathenaikon stadium in Athens, Sunday, Nov. 12, 2017. Kalalei has won the Athens Marathon, beating compatriot Milton Rotich by just over two minutes. Samuel Kalalei broke away from the pre-race favorite Rotich after the 35-kilometer mark …

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35. Athens Marathon 2017 registers record participation of Runners and Volunteers

A record number of more than 51,000 runners will compete in various running events on Sunday when the 35. Athens Marathon 2017 is taking place. 18,500 of registered participants will run the classic marathon distance of 42,195 meters, from Marathon to Athens. In addition to the classic marathon race, there …

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Olympic Flame for Pyeong Chang Olympics was lit in ancient Olympia (videos, picts)

The flame for the Pyeong Chang Olympics was lit at the birthplace of the ancient Olympics on Tuesday, despite a brief cloudburst that disrupted the sun-reliant ceremony. It launched a long torch relay that will culminate with the Winter Games Opening Ceremony on Feb. 9. Using fire kept from a …

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Pole Vault champion Katerina Stefanidi named European Female Athlete of 2017

Greece’s Golden Girl, world pole vault champion Aikaterini Stefanidi was named 2017 European Athletes of the Year at the Golden Tracks award ceremony in Vilnius, Lithuania on Saturday  evening. Stefanidi is the first Greek athlete to lift the accolade. Stefanidi in Rio Reigning European and Olympic champion Stefanidi, 27, asserted …

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Massive blow to Panathinaikos FC after owner Alafouzos announces his departure

Panathinaikos owner Yiannis Alafouzos announced on Thursday he is leaving the club and is asking for any wealthy members of the Greens’ fan base to take over in this difficult moment for the biggest soccer club in Greece’s capital. The 60-year-old shipping and media magnate, the club’s major shareholder, has …

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War of words as Greek Federation accuses Bucks, NBA of staging Antetokounmpo’s absence

Greece’s basketball federation accused the Milwaukee Bucks and the NBA of hatching a plan to prevent Giannis Antetokounmpo on Saturday from playing in the European championship. NBA and Bucks dismissed the Greek claims as “false”. A war of words is in full development. About an hour after Antetokounmpo posted on …

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Katerina Stefanidi wins Gold in Pole Vaulter IAAF World Championships

Greece’s Golden girl: Katerina Stefanidi wins Gold in IAAF World Championships London 2017 In another duel for gold, Ekaterini Stefanidi again held off Sandi Morris to claim pole vault gold. Morris and Stefanidi were involved in an epic battle when the Greek won on a countback at the Olympics in …

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PAOK-AEK supporters deliver tough clashes, 70 people injured VIDEO

Supporters of Football Clubs PAOK and AEK launched a stone war earlier today in Volos in Central Greece. They turned the football field and surrounding areas into a real battlefield. Police has fired tear gas and sound flares but the brawl continues as KTG writes the post at 07:10 pm …

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Spying devices found in Greek Football Federation and training center

Hidden cameras and microphones with direct audio and video monitoring. Greece football federation ‘spied on players and staff for years using hidden cameras and listening devices’. A committee appointed by FIFA accused the Greek Football Federation EPO of monitoring employees, players and coaches in what it calls a heavy blow …

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