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Greek Basketball Legend Nick Galis to Attend 7th Navarino Challenge

Greek basketball legend Nick Galis will be the honored guest of the 7th Navarino Challenge, which will take place at Costa Navarino during October 11-13.

Attica Region, Hotel Chamber Join Forces for Tourism

The Region of Attica and the Hellenic Chamber of Hotels have agreed to cooperate towards the development of additional tourism options in Attica.

Athens Half Marathon to Mark the Launch of Sports Events in Greece for 2019 

The 8th Athens Half Marathon, which this year takes place on March 17, can serve as the spring launch event of all sporting events in Greece, according to the organizers.

Greek Athletic Body SEGAS Joins Forces with Defense Ministry

The Hellenic Athletics Federation (SEGAS) and the Defense Ministry have agreed to cooperate in the area of sports after signing a memorandum of cooperation.

Athens Half Marathon 2018 Breaks Last Year’s Record, Authentic Marathon Wins Gold

Some 21,000 sport lovers from 55 countries participated in this year’s Athens Half Marathon 2018 held in the Greek capital.

Athens Half Marathon 2018 Set to Go on March 18

The Greek capital is ready to welcome thousands of amateur and professional runners for the 7th Athens Half Marathon on March 18.

Countdown to Athens Half Marathon 2018

It’s the final countdown ahead of the 7th Athens Half Marathon on March 18, with a record number of participants set to make it the largest sporting event in spring.

All Eyes on Greece: Athens Marathon to Welcome Athletes from 101 Countries

Amateur and professional runners from as far Andorra, the Ivory Coast and Antarctica will be in the Greek capital on November 12 to compete in the 35th "Athens Marathon. Τhe Authentic".

Greece Welcomes Sports Tourism, Still Needs to Set a Target

All the more destinations in Greece are tapping into sports as a way to promote their offerings and attract visitors. Is sports tourism the next big thing?

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.

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.

SEGAS Increases Entry Places for 42 km Athens Marathon to 18,500

Registration for the 2017 "Athens Marathon. The Authentic" opens on Monday, April 10, the Hellenic Athletics Federation - SEGAS has announced.

Athens Celebrates Spring with Sunday’s 6th Half Marathon

The 6th Athens Half Marathon will take place in the Greek capital this Sunday, March 19, and celebrate the beginning of spring.

Athens Springs into Action in March at 6th Half Marathon

Athens will spring to life on March 19 when thousands of amateur and professional runners test their mettle at the 6th Athens Half Marathon.

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.

Runners Take Your Mark… Countdown to 34th Athens Marathon

The Greek capital takes the international spotlight yet again for the 34th Athens Marathon - The Authentic set to draw in record numbers on November 13 for the historic sporting event.

Athens Half Marathon Breaks Records

More than 17,000 runners and two new records marked this year’s Athens Half Marathon, which took place in the Greek capital on Sunday.

Athens Revels in Run-up to Marathon with Weeklong Events

The Athens Marathon may be all about running but it’s also about having fun and the Greek capital is ready to usher in the country’s biggest sporting event in style.

Athens-Attica Hotel Body Backs Authentic Marathon with Strong Initiatives

The Athens - Attica & Argosaronic Hotel Association is proud to announce that it has actively contributed to the promotion of the 33rd “Athens Marathon. The Authentic”, which kicks off on November 8, through a series of initiatives in the run-up to the mega sporting event.

Popular Demand Brings Second Athens 5km Marathon Run, Registration Starts July 28

Due to popular demand, the Hellenic Athletic Association (SEGAS) is organizing a second evening 5km race ahead of Athens Marathon on November 8, and registration opens on Tuesday, July 28.
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