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Kickboxer from Chania guns for B.C. championship

On May 5, the World Kickboxing League (WKL) will be hosting a championship in Richmond to determine the amateur BC heavyweight Muay Thai kickboxing title, and local fighter Theo (The Greek Beast) Kontekakis is all but certain of the outcome. The 6’5” and 215-pound fighter will be competing against reigning champ Anodai Dakwa. “He is […]

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Greek Superleague indefinitely suspended, Deputy Sports Minister says

The Greek Superleague has been indefinitely suspended following the events in the Greek football league’s game between PAOK Thessaloniki and AEK Athens, Deputy Sports Minister Giorgos Vassiliadis announced on Monday after a meeting with Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras. The match between PAOK and AEK in Toumba on Sunday night was stopped mid-play without a result […]

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Greek man paddles in kayak for 160 miles around island of Crete

A Greek adventurer is half-way through his bid to to paddle 260 kilometers (160 miles) around Crete in a kayak. Manolis Loudaros, a passionate rower, set off from the southern tip of the Peloponnese on Jan. 1 and after crossing the islands of Kythira and Antikythira, reached Gramvousa in the north-western point of Crete. From there, he […]

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