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Greece Looking to Tap into Benefits of Sports Tourism

The Culture Ministry's General Secretariat of Sports is seeking ways to create integrated packages for sport and leisure and promote major athletic events.

Interview: Russian Athlete Coming to Greece to Live the “Santorini Experience”

Russian runner/swimmer Elena Klezovich in October will visit Greece as a sports tourist to take part in the “Santorini Experience” for the second time.
Posted On 08 Sep 2017

‘Navarino Challenge 2017’: Program of Exciting Sports Activities Announced

People of all ages are invited to participate in the three-day sports event “Navarino Challenge”, taking place October 13-15 in Costa Navarino, Messinia.
Posted On 07 Sep 2017

Greek Tourism Minister Kountoura Honored for Contribution to Sports

The Hellenic Wrestling Federation recently honored Greek Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura for her contribution to sports.
Posted On 05 Sep 2017

Registration Open for 5th ‘Navarino Challenge’ Sports Tourism Fest in Greece

Athletes from across the globe will take to Messinia in Greece, during October 13-15, to participate in the 5th “Navarino Challenge” sports tourism event.
Posted On 28 Jun 2017

‘Patmos Revelation’: Greek Sacred Island Gets Ready for First Sports Tourism Event!

In less than two weeks runners and swimmers will gather on Patmos in Greece to participate in the sacred island's first sports tourism event “Patmos Revelation”!
Posted On 22 Jun 2017

SEGAS, Attica Region Team Up to Promote Fitness, Sports Tourism

Encouraging mass participation in sports and promoting Attica as a sports destination are at the center of an agreement between SEGAS and the Attica Region.

‘Patmos Revelation’ Event will Reveal Island’s Wonders – Interview with Patmos Mayor Grigoris Stoikos

Patmos Mayor Grigoris Stoikos talks about the importance of the 1st “Patmos Revelation” event for the island's promotion as a sports tourism destination.
Posted On 19 Jun 2017

Registration for 1st “Patmos Revelation” Sports Event is Now Open!

Registration has opened for the “Patmos Revelation”, a new sports tourism event in Greece to be held on one of the world's most holy islands: Patmos.
Posted On 19 May 2017

Cyclades Trail Cup 2017 – Next Stop: Amorgos

The island of Amorgos will be the second destination to host the next trail running race of this year's Cyclades Trail Cup sports event.
Posted On 10 May 2017

Athens Half Marathon Gathers Record Crowd, Gains Momentum

It was a sunny Sunday in Athens on March 19, when over 21,000 runners hit the streets to test their strength at the 6th Athens Half Marathon.

Antetokounmpo’s Slam Dunks Sending US Tourists to Greece

NBA star Giannis Antetokounmpo is turning into Greece’s best tourism ‘marketeer' achieving with every slam dunk to send US travelers to his homeland.
Posted On 23 Feb 2017

Syros Busy Preparing for 2nd TRIMORE Triathlon, Register Now

Syros is moving full speed ahead with preparations for its 2nd TRIMORE Triathlon on June 15-18 and invites sports buffs to register now!
Posted On 21 Feb 2017

‘Cyclades Trail Cup’ Brings Greek Isles into Sports World Spotlight

Over 350 athletes made the Cyclades Trail Cup 2016 a success, bringing Greece's islands into the spotlight and paving the way for the event to take off in the coming months.
Posted On 06 Feb 2017

History in the Making at 34th ‘Athens Marathon – The Authentic’ – Photo Report

The 34th “Athens Marathon. The Authentic” made and marked history on Sunday, November 13, attracting thousands of athletes from across the globe to run the classic race from the seaside town of Marathon to the Greek capital.
Posted On 14 Nov 2016

GNTO Supports Sports Tourism Event ‘Santorini Experience 2016’

The “Santorini Experience” sports tourism event is being held this year under the auspices and support of the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO).
Posted On 06 Oct 2016

Joy of Running at Syros City Trail 2016

The Syros City Trail 2016 event came to an impressive close in early September leaving runners, young and old, professionals and amateurs, with a sense of accomplishment and contentment.

Counting Down the Days to the 1st Andros Trail Race

In a month’s time amateur and professional athletes from across the globe will be running the footpaths of the Cycladic island of Andros in one of the island’s biggest sporting events, the 1st Andros Trail Race to take place on October 2.

Cyclades Trail Cup Expands to Europe with New Italy Partner

Organizers of the Cyclades Trail Cup - which includes the Tinos Challenge, the Syros City Trail and the 1st Andros Trail Race - have entered a deal with Italian race organizers Camelbag ASD.
Posted On 23 Aug 2016

Andros Trail Race Invites Runners with Grit to Join the Fun

The Andros Trail Race is about lots of determination and love for nature. The Cycladic island’s first mountain running event takes place on October 2 and organizers are calling on amateur and professional athletes to register.
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