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Tibet activists arrested in Athens, Olympia protesting against Beijing Olympics 2022

Activists from Tibet protested against the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic Games in Greece, hanging a banner at the Acropolis and disrupting the torch lighting ceremony at the ancient Olympia site. A total of six people have been arrested. Two people were arrested in Athens on Sunday as they attempted to …

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Lefteris Petrounias wins Bronze medal in Tokyo Olympics

Lefteris Petrounias won the bronze medal in the rings final in Tokyo Olympic Games on Monday. His score of 15.200 saw him place third after Liu Yang from China claimed a gold medal with 15.500 and You Hao from China won silver with 15.300. The Olympic champion of Rio posted …

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Rowers Kyridou/Bourmpou qualify for the finals, break world record

Rowers Maria Kyridou Christina Bourmpou finished first in first semifinal at Sea Forest Waterway, Tokyo, on Wednesday. during the race they broke the world record with 6:48.70s. The New Zealand team reclaimed the world’s best time in the next race. Καταπληκτικές Μαρία Κυρίδου και Χριστίνα Μπούρμπου προκρίθηκαν πρώτες από τον …

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Greek top water sports athlete tested positive to Covid-19

for a Greek female water sports athlete the dream of the Olympic Games crashed on a Covid-19 test. The athlete currently in Athens was tested positive on Tuesday, a few hours before leaving for Tokyo, the Hellenic Olympic Committee announced. According to media, the 26-year-old athlete has very mild symptoms …

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IMF’s Lagarde favors Greece to permanently host the Olympic Games

Managing Director of International Monetary Fund, Christine Lagarde, has suggested Greece to permanently host the Olympic Games arguing that this will boost the country’s economy. Standing Qestions & Answers during the Aspen Ideas Festival, Lagarde said that such a move would help boost the Greek economy by attracting international investments …

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