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“Greek Freak Jr” is home: Giannis Antetokounmpo posts baby’s picture

For the first time, Milwaukee Bucks player and NBA star Giannis Antetokounmpo became father to a son on Monday. His long-time girlfriend, Mariah Riddlesprigger, gave birth to a healthy baby boy. Yhe new parents named their son Liam Charles Overwhelmed with happiness, the “Greek Freak” posted a picture of the …

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A few rounds of Zeibekiko by Thanasis Antetokounmpo in Paris (video)

Milwaukee Bucks player Thanasis Antetokounmpo used a rare opportunity to show off his dancing skills while in Paris. He met with French street performer Salif Gueye, a 22-year-old dancer performer who owes his fame solely to exposure on the internet. The two shared a precious moment. Thanasis asked Salif some …

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Greek athletes say Good-Bye to Kobe Bryant on social media

The sudden death of NBA legend “Black Mamba” Kobe Bryant in a helicopter crash on Sunday shocked not only his family, his friends, colleagues and supporters in the US. The shock spread like a wildfire all over the world. The wave of  grief grabbed also Greek athletes who used the …

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Greek swimmer Andreas Vazaios wins 2 Gold, 1 Bronze in Glasgow

For the second time in a day, Greek swimmer, Andreas Vazaios, won a medal at the 25th European Swimming Pool Championship in Glasgow. Half an hour after winning the bronze medal in the 100m mix individual medley, he won the gold medal in the 200m butterfly. Andreas Vazaios gets his …

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Stefanos Tsitsipas wins first major title at 2019 NITTO ATP Final

Greek tennis star Stefanos Tsitsipas won his first major international title on Sunday by defeating Austria’s Dominic Thiem in the 2019 NITTO ATP Final 2-1 sets in London. 21-year-old Tsitsipas is the first Greek player to win the trophy and the youngest finalist on his ATP Finals debut since Hall …

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Athens sees history as runner completes marathon in every country in the world

A British endurance athlete has become he first person to run the length of a marathon in every country in the world after completing the Athens Marathon. Exactly 694 days after he set off on his mission to run the famous distance in all 196 UN-recognised countries in January 2018, …

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Kenya’s Komen wins 37. Authentic Marathon Race in Athens

John Kipkorir Komen from Kenya is the winner of the 37th Authentic Athens Marathon in Athens on Sunday. 42-year-old Komen managed the distance of    km in 2:16:34. The record for Athens’ Marathon is 2:10:37. Second to finish was Felician Mouhitira also from Kenya with 2: 16.43 and third Greek Konstantinos …

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Legendary Rick Pitino to coach Greece’s National Basketball team

American basketball coach Rick Pitino will coach Greece’s national team, the Hellenic Basketball Federation announced on Friday. In a statement, the federation’s chief Giorgos Vassilakopoulos said that Pitino agreed to coach the Greek national team as it strives to qualify for the 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympics. Details of Pitino’s new …

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Police arrests one of the hooligans who attacked Bayern fans

Greek Police has arrested one man as one of the hooligans who attacked fans of Bayern Munich, injuring four of them on Tuesday evening. The 31-year-old man reportedly belongs to the organized fans of Olympiacos. According to Alpha TV, the man was among the group of some 60 hooligans who …

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The most resonant Premier League results at the start of the season

The starting rounds in the championship of England has ended. Many Premier League results became real surprises for the fans, but they did not always was positive and good for the clubs. The real failure is the start of the new season by Manchester United. Despite the defeat of Chelsea …

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Hooligans attack Bayern fans ahead of Youth League match with Olympiacos

Olympiacos hooligans attacked Bayern Munich fans with sticks and fireworks ahead of the youth game between the two teams in Piraeus on Tuesday evening. At least four German fans of Bayern Munich were injured when dozens of men barged into Olympiacos’ training center in Rendi, Athens, during a game between …

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Tsitsipas knocks out world number one Djokovic at Shanghai Masters

World number one Novak Djokovic was knocked out of the Shanghai Masters in the quarter-finals by sixth seed Stefanos Tsitsipas. Greek 21-year-old Tsitsipas came from a set down – having lost the opening three games in seven minutes – to beat the defending champion 3-6 7-5 6-3. He will play …

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Pole vaulter Katerina Stefanidi wins bronze at Doha World Championships

Greek pole vaulter Katerina Stefanidi took home the bronze medal at the 2019 World Championships in Doha, Qatar. The 29-year-old Greek athlete was able to clear 4.85 meters on her second attempt, which was enough to secure her the bronze medal. This is a season-best for Stefanidi, who won her …

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Excellent performance of Greek Athletes in European Team Championship

Miltiadis Tentoglou, Katerina Stefanidis and Voula Papachristou: three Greek athletes with excellent performance at the European Athletics Team Championship in Bydgoszcz, Poland, on Saturday. Miltos Tentoglu has confirmed that he is one of the world’s leading jumpers at this time. The Greek champion jumped at 8.30 and moved form 12th …

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Antetokounmpo sues artist for selling “Greek Freak” t-shirts

NBA superstar Giannis Antetokounmpo has defended his nickname and sued a US artist for  selling “Greek Freak” t-shirts without his permission. According to TMZ Sports, the Milwaukee Bucks stud is going scorched earth on Pennsylvania-based artist Jinder Bhogal — who sells NBA player-inspired clothing on his website. In fact, Bhogal …

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Giannis Antetokounmpo named NBA’s Most Valuable Player

Milwaukee Bucks star Giannis Antetokounmpo won the NBA award for the Most Valuable Player 2018-2019. Upon receiving the MVP Award, the “Greek Freak” gave an incredibly moving and emotional speech in his second language. The 24-year-old player thanked God, his family, his coach, the Bucks, the Greeks who stayed out …

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US parents increasingly name their babies “Giannis” after The Greek Freak

An increasingly number of parents in the US name their babies “Giannis” after the Greek Freak, the Bucks and NBA star Antetokounmpo. “There’s only one Giannis Antetokounmpo,” writes USToday adding that “But likely because of the NBA star, there are now plenty of Giannises.” According to baby name data released …

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