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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.

Larissa Skies Welcome F57 Glider Plane Races

The skies of Larissa in Central Greece welcomed dozens of glider planes during the 1st Larissa F5J Meeting, held at the Terpsithea Air Field.

Rhodes’ Peace & Sport Forum Promotes Tolerance and Respect

More than 350 delegates from the fields of politics, sports and the private sector participated in the Peace and Sport Regional Forum held on Rhodes.

Lesvos Trail: A Mountain Runner’s Dream Set for Action

Registrations are open for the Lesvos Trail mountain run, which will take place on October 6-7, on the Greek island of Lesvos.

Rhodes to Host Peace & Sport Regional Forum in October

The Greek island of Rhodes will host the Peace and Sport Regional Forum on October 18, at the five-star Rodos Palace Hotel and the Ancient Stadium.

Greece’s Paggaio Readies ‘2019 European City of Sport’ Bid

The municipality of Paggaio near Kavala in Eastern Macedonia and Thrace, has set its sights on becoming a European City of Sport for 2019.

‘Navarino Challenge’ Welcomes Another Ambassador, Collects More Awards

The "Navarino Challenge" sports tourism event has welcomed an addition to its ambassador list and the collection of more awards.

‘Santorini Experience’: Special Accommodation Packages by Hospitality Sponsors

The hospitality sponsors of the fourth "Santorini Experience", a leading sports tourism event in Greece, are offering special accommodation prices to participants for stay on Santorini for the October 5-7 period.

Kimolos Trail: Registration Deadline Approaching!

The Greek island of Kimolos on June 3 will host a race on its traditional paths, offering an alternative opportunity for everyone to get to know and explore the destination.

South Aegean Islands Tapping into Sports Tourism

Aiming to enrich its tourism options, the South Aegean Region is tapping into sports tourism with a wide variety of sporting events taking place across the islands.

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".

5th ‘Navarino Challenge’ Sports Tourism Event Draws the Crowds to Messinia

Over 2,000 athletes enjoyed perfect weather conditions while taking part in sports activities of the 5th “Navarino Challenge” in Messinia and Costa Navarino.

Runners Get Unique Island Experience at 2nd Andros Trail Race

The 2nd Andros Trail Race drew in the crowds earlier this month and offered amateur and professional athletes the chance to experience Andros in all its natural glory.

‘Santorini Experience’ 2017 Event Sees Record Participation

With record participation numbers, Greece's top sports tourism event “Santorini Experience” wrapped up successfully for the third year on the popular Cycladic island of Santorini.

Curtain Raised for ‘Santorini Experience’ 2017 Sports Tourism Event

The curtain has been raised for the “Santorini Experience” as the popular Greek island gears up for one of the country's top sports tourism events.

‘Navarino Challenge 2017’ Getting Ready to Offer Exciting Weekend of Sports

With less than two weeks to go before the “Navarino Challenge 2017” kicks off, the organizers gave an official presentation of the Greek sports tourism event.

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.

‘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.

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.