OLYMPIC SPORTS (SAILING WORLD CUP SERIES): It was a successful World Cup series in Santander for the Greek team as Pavlos Kagialis/Panagiotis Mantis celebrated gold in the Men’s 470 while Vasileia Karachaliou won silver in the Women’s Laser Standard event.
INTERVIEW (STEFANOS TSITSIPAS): Stefanos Tsitsipas recently became the first Greek male to play in Grand Slam in 9 years after making it into the first round of the French Open at Roland Garros. AGONAsport’s Graham Wood caught up with Greece’s teenage tennis star to talk about childhood dreams, following your instincts and staying humble.
OTHER GREEK SPORTS (TENNIS): Unfortunately, the Greek players competing at this year’s French Open didn’t last too long, as both main draw participants lost in the opening round. 18-year-old Stefanos Tsitsipas and 21-year-old Maria Sakkari both put up good fights, but ultimately were unable to beat their older and higher ranked opponents.
OTHER GREEK SPORTS (TENNIS-ROLAND GARROS): Stefanos Tsitsipas qualified for the main draw of the Roland Garros (French Open) after winning three consecutive qualifying matches. The 18-year old will be the first Greek tennis player to compete in a major since 2008.
OLYMPIC SPORTS (ISSF WORLD CUP): Anna Korakaki continues to impress in the sport of shooting after winning three medals at the ISSF World Cup in Munich (one gold and two bronze) and was also awarded the title of “2016 ISSF Shooter of the Year.”
OLYMPIC SPORTS (RS:X WINDSURFING EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIPS): Byron Kokkalanis earned the silver medal at the RS:X Windsurfing European Championships in Marseille.
OLYMPIC SPORTS (EUROPEAN ARTISTIC GYMNASTICS CHAMPIONSHIPS): Lefteris Petrounias was crowned the European Champion in the Rings competition for the third straight year, after winning gold at the European Championships in Romania. **VIDEO**
OLYMPIC SPORTS (EUROPEAN INDOOR ATHLETICS CHAMPIONSHIPS): Katerina Stefanidis has won GOLD again! The Greek athlete finished first in the Women's Pole Vault event at the European Indoor Athletics Championships in Belgrade.**VIDEO**
OLYMPIC SPORTS (EUROPEAN INDOOR ATHLETICS CHAMPIONSHIPS): Voula Papachristou won Greece’s second medal at the European Indoor Athletics Championships by claiming the bronze medal in the Women's Triple Jump.**VIDEO**
OLYMPIC SPORTS (EUROPEAN INDOOR ATHLETICS CHAMPIONSHIPS): Kostas Filippidis set a new Panhellenic record at the European Indoor Athletics Championships in the Men’s Pole Vault to win the silver medal. Greek youngster Emmanouil Karalis finished 11th.
OLYMPIC SPORTS (ISAF SAILING WORLD CUP): The Greek team earned two medals at the 2017 ΙSAF Sailing World Cup in Miami after Vasileia Karachaliou won GOLD in the Women’s Lasar Radial event and Panagiotis Mantis/Pavlos Kagialis won bronze in the Men’s 460 event.
OLYMPIC SPORTS: Rio 2016 gold and bronze medalist, Anna Korakaki was awarded the Shooter of the Year Award of the International Sport Shooting Federation for 2016.
OLYMPIC SPORTS: The International Olympic Committee released a video honoring Pyrros Dimas’ World Record setting lift that led to a gold medal at the 1996 Summer Olympic Games in Atlanta.**VIDEO**
GREEK SPORTS: It was another special night at the annual P.S.A.T. (Panhellenic Association of Sports Press) Awards as the best of the best in Greek Sports for 2016 were honored. Petrounias and Korakaki were named the male and female athletes of the year while Kagialis/Mantis were announced as “Team of the Year.”
GREEK SPORTS: On Thursday, the sports journalists and members of the PSAT voted to establish the three nominees for each category for this year’s PSAT awards. The PSAT honors and nominees include all the best athletes and coaches in Greek sports for the calendar year.
OLYMPIC SPORTS (ISSF WORLD CUP): More success for Anna Korakaki! The Greek athlete won the silver medal in the 10m pistol event at the ISSF World Cup in Bologna. Korakaki set a new World Record in the qualifying round. Anna Korakaki has won another medal at the ISSF World Cup! More at AGONAsport.com...
OLYMPIC SPORTS (ISSF WORLD CUP): Anna Korakaki has done it again! After winning gold at the Rio 2016 Olympiacos, Anna Korakaki won the gold medal at the ISSF World Cup in the 25m pistol event. **VIDEO**
OLYMPIC SPORTS (RIO 2016 PARALYMPICS): Grigoris Polychronidis has won his second medal at the the Rio Paralympic Games. The Greek athlete lost to Ho Won Jeong from South Korea 8-1 in the Boccia BC3 Individual final to finish in second place and win the silver medal.
OLYMPIC SPORTS (RIO 2016 PARALYMPICS): Dimosthenis Michalentzakis has won the GOLD medal in the Men’s 100 meter Butterfly S9 Swimming event! The Greek athlete set a new Paralympic record with his time of 59.27 seconds.**VIDEO**
OLYMPIC SPORTS (RIO 2016 PARALYMPICS): Che John Fernandes won the gold medal in the Men’s Shot Put F53 event soon after Pavlos Mamalos’ gold in Weightlifting. His best throw was registered at 8.44 meters.
OLYMPIC SPORTS (RIO 2016 PARALYMPICS): Pavlos Mamalos has won the GOLD medal in the Men’s Weightlifting 107kg event! The Greek athlete lifted 238 kg to set a new Paralympic Record.**VIDEO**
OLYMPIC SPORTS (RIO 2016 PARALYMPICS): Thanasis Konstantinidis has won his second medal at the Rio Paralympic Games! After his gold medal in the Men’s Shot Put F32 category, the Greek athlete won the silver medal in the Men’s Club Throw F32 event.
OLYMPIC SPORTS (RIO 2016 PARALYMPICS): Another day of great results for Greece at the Paralympics! Panagiotis Triantafyllou won the silver medal in the Men’s Fencing B category while Dimitria Korokida won Greece’s 4th medal in Shot Put after finishing in 3rd place in the Women’s F53 category. Additionally, the Greek Boccia team defeated Singapore in the bronze medal match for another Olympic medal.
OLYMPIC SPORTS (RIO 2016 PARALYMPICS): Another medal for Greece at the Paralympics! This time, Dimitris Senikidis won the silver medal in the Men’s shot put F20 category. Stratos Nikolaidis just missed out on the bronze medal.
OLYMPIC SPORTS (DIAMOND LEAGUE): Katerina Stefanidis has done it again...after winning the GOLD medal in the Women’s Pole Vault at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, Stefanidis has won this year’s Diamond League!
OLYMPIC SPORTS (RIO 2016 PARALYMPICS): The Greek team celebrated another GOLD and BRONZE medal at the Paralympic Games in Rio. Manolis Stefanoudakis won gold in the Men’s Javelin Thrown while Dimitri Bakochristos won bronze in Men’s Weightlifting. **VIDEO**
OLYMPIC SPORTS (RIO 2016 PARALYMPICS): Greece is celebrating their first medals (including GOLD) at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games! Thanasis Konstantinidis set the World Record to win GOLD in the Men’s Shot Put F32 event while Dimitris Zisidis won BRONZE in the same competition!**VIDEO**
GREECE RIO 2016 OLYMPICS: The greatest sporting event comes to an end-The Summer Olympic Games hosted in Brazil was a success and AGONAsport.com brings you a full recap of what Greece's athletes did in Rio.**VIDEO**
GREECE RIO 2016 OLYMPICS: The Greek National Water Polo team finished in 6th place at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games after falling to Hungary 12-10 in today’s 5th place match. Serbia won the gold medal (Croatia silver) while Italy defeated Montenegro in the bronze medal match.
GREECE RIO 2016 OLYMPICS: OLYMPIC GOLD FOR KATERINA STEFANIDIS! The Greek athlete has won the GOLD medal in the Women's Pole Vault Event. It is Greece's 3rd gold medal at the Rio 2016 Games and the first gold medal in Track & Field since 2004. Her best jump was recorded at 4.85 meters!