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Ancient Olympia to Host First L’Etape Greece by Tour de France

Cyclists from across the globe will meet in Ancient Olympia in April for the first L’Etape Greece by Tour de France.

Historic Ultrarace Spartathlon Brings Hundreds of Athletes to Greece

Hundreds of athletes from across the globe set off from the foot of the Acropolis in Athens on September 30 to run 245km to Sparta in the Peloponnese for the 40th Spartathlon.

Ultra-runners to Set Off for the 40th Spartathlon from the Acropolis on Friday

Nearly 400 super athletes from across the globe will set off from Athens on September 30 to run 246km to the Peloponnesian town of Sparta for this year’s “Spartathlon” ultra marathon.

Swimming Over Shipwrecks: Greece’s ‘Authentic Marathon Swim’ Starts July 2 – Interview with the Organizers

The organizers of The Authentic Marathon Swim, which will take place for the second year in Pefki, Evia, give special details about the exciting sports tourism event.

Global Spotlight on Greece as ‘Athens Marathon. The Authentic 2019’ Breaks All Records

Over 60,000 runners from 120 countries showed up in the Greek capital on Sunday, to participate in the 37th “Athens Marathon. The Authentic” event.

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.

Thessaloniki’s 7th Night Half Marathon Sees Over 18,000 Runners Take Part

Thousands of runners took to Thessaloniki streets to test their limits in the 7th International Thessaloniki Night Half Marathon.

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.

Rhodes Gearing Up for 5th Int’l Marathon Next Month

The Dodecanese island of Rhodes is getting ready to welcome thousands of runners to the 5th International "Roads to Rhodes" Marathon set for April 29.

Run Greece Set for Action in Seven Cities: First Stop Larissa

Professional athletes and amateurs are invited to join "Run Greece" in a series of running events, starting from the town of Larissa on March 24.

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.

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?

Alkyon Resort Hotel & Spa Lends Support to Frygani Rock Climbing

Five-star Alkyon Resort Hotel & Spa has announced its support of the new Sector Frygani, the latest addition in Peloponnese climbing options.

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.

Ready, Set… Run: Time for 4th Nafplio Marathon

The Peloponnese town of Nafplio will be hosting professional and amateur runners in its streets for the 4th Nafplio Marathon events to kick off this Sunday.

Tee Up! Porto Carras Spring Golf Cup Ready for Action

It’s golf time in Greece and the Porto Carras Grand Resort is getting ready to host international lovers of the sport at its renovated 18-hole golf course for the Spring Golf Cup and for the End-of-Year Trophy.

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.

‘Santorini Experience will be One of the Best Thematic Tourism Events in the World’ – Interview with Active Media’s CEO Akis Tsolis

Akis Tsolis, the CEO of Active Media, analyzes the importance of the upcoming event "Santorini Experience" for the promotion of Sports Tourism in Greece.

Porto Carras Grand Resort Boasts 1st Bike Friendly Hotels in Greece

In tune with the changing trends and new demands, Porto Carras Grand Resort hotels Meliton and Sithonia are the first in Greece to receive “Bike Friendly Hotel” accreditation.
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