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Manchester United’s Maguire arrested in Mykonos

The captain of the football team Manchester United Harry Maguire was arrested late Wednesday in Mykonos along with his brother for assault and attack against police officers and on Thursday will be led to the prosecutor. According to police sources, Maguire, his brother and a friend of theirs were involved in a fight at about […]

PM Mitsotakis chats online with Greek sports stars who took part in a home exercise initiative

Outstanding Greek athletes, including Olympic winners, chatted online on Tuesday with Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis, who thanked them for their contributions in encouraging people to exercise at home while observing the coronavirus lockdown measures. The athletes have participated in video clips through the ‘Live sportily’ initiative by Deputy Culture Minister for Sports Lefteris Avgenakis. They […]

Giannis Antetokounmpo and his family donate surgical masks to city of Zografou

Giannis Antetokounmpo and his family donated 10,000 surgical masks for the coronavirus pandemic to Zografou, the suburb east of Athens where he started playing basketball. Giannis, Thanassis, Kostas, Alex and their mother said they wanted to acknowledge the influence of the city’s sports team, Filathlitikos, on the path of ‘the Greek Freak’, the superstar of […]

Tokyo Olympics officially postponed until 2021

The Tokyo Olympics have been officially postponed until 2021. The International Olympic Committee along with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and local organizers have decided that the Tokyo Games cannot go ahead as scheduled this year because of the coronavirus outbreak. The IOC says the games will be held “not later than summer 2021” but […]

Big crowds force HOC to suspend Olympic torch relay in Greece

The Hellenic Olympic Committee (HOC) decided to suspend the remainder of the Olympic Torch relay through the country to avoid attracting crowds because of coronavirus, it said on Friday. But HOC said the opening leg of the relay in the southern Peloponnese town of Sparta attracted an “unexpectedly large crowd,” forcing it to suspend the […]