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RIO 2016: Olympic Flame Lit at Ancient Olympia- Live Streaming

The Olympic flame for RIO 2016 Summer Olympic Games was lit earlier today in the ancient site of Olympia in Peloponnese. The Lighting Ceremony was performed by actress Katerina Lehou who lit the torch using a parabolic mirror to catch the the sun’s rays. The torch was lit within seconds. …

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Tas Melas: NBA show presenter sings live the Greek National Anthem (video)

Thousands of viewers watched basketball show presenter Tas Melas singing the Greek National Anthem on TV show  The Starters of  NBA.com. Greek-American journalist Tas Melas sang live on the occasion of  the upcoming basketball match between Milwaukee Bucks and Memphis Grizzlies, a match that would bring three Greeks on the …

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Greek Olympic Games winners to lose jobs at public sector

You had won an Olympic medal? You had honored your country with exceptional athletic performance and your country had honored you with a job in the public sector? these times are gone. No, you are no different and no better than the other civil servants. In the country of loan …

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Patras: Soccer hooligans stab one policeman on the back and beat another one

Hooligans stabbed on the back the head of the police force as riot police and Olympiacos fans clashed outside Ayias football stadium in Patras. The clashes started when some 100 Olympiacos fans attempted to enter the stadium without tickets. Riot police fired tear gas to disperse the crowd.  During the clashes …

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Greece Unlocks Subsidy for Formula One Track in Patras

Greek Ministry of Development unlocked a subsidy of 28.9 million euro for the contruction of a Formula One car racing track in Chalandritsa area of Patras in Western Greece. Total cost of the project is 94.6 million euro and is expected to create more than 500 jobs in a country …

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Trikala: Funeral Service Sponsors Local Football Club

Football players of Paliopyrgos have a new look: black shorts and t-shirts decorated with a big cross in purple. Purple are also the letters with the name and the address of the new sponsor of Paliopyrgos FC:  Christos Panagiotou, owner of a business offering funeral services. In Greece of economic crisis …

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Germany vs Greece 4-2 EURO 2012

Germany – Greece 4-1  in Arena Gdank, Poland.   1:0 Philipp Lahm (39.minl) 1:1 Georgios Samaras (55 min) 2:1 Sami Khedira (61. min)   three – one? three -one? three – one? 3:1 Miroslav Klose (68.)   four-one? four-one? four-one? 4:1 Marco Reus (74.)   I hope , not all …

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German FinMin’ EURO2012 Bet: “Germany- Greece 3:1” HA!

 It looks as if Germany is formally trembling ahead the meeting on Friday, where the blue-white hurricane  will sweep the black-red-gold team far away from Arena Gdansk. Greece’ National Dream Team after beating Russia EURO 2012 To boost the defeat German spirit, Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble resorted to the old-known tricks of threat and blackmail, …

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Greece vs Germany: The Mother of All EURO-Battles?

Wild at heart. Anticipation is high among the Greeks – and the Germans, I would assume – for the soccer match upcoming Friday, June 22/2012 as the two teams will unfold their talents at Arena Gdansk in Poland for the EURO 2012 quarter-finals. The match is to start at 09:45 pm (Greek …

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EURO 2012: Greek Lovers Are Not in Crisis!

A message full of hope that the economic crisis cannot bring down the Greek libido and the spirit! The massage was transmitted on Tuesday by a fan of the Greek National Football Team, while the Greeks were playing against Czechia. The man has written the massage of naked skin… So …

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Greek Olympic Games Team Suffers Austerity Cuts

The Greek Athletics Federation (SEGAS) has been forced to indefinitely suspend all domestic competitions because severe funding cuts have made life impossible for athletes, coaches and support staff. In just over a month’s time Greece will host the Olympic flame lighting ceremony ahead of London 2012 but, as the suspension …

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Hooligansism Prevails Over Greek Soccer (Videos)

Hooliganism prevailed over soccer, and the so-called Derby between the “Eternal Enemies” Panathinaikos and Olympiakos was abandoned after fans set stadium seats on fire and hurled petrol bombs, plastic chairs and fire extinguishers at the pitch. The riot police fired tear gas as young fans without tickets tried to storm the OAKA …

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