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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.

Sports Tourism Boosts Investments at Costa Navarino

The Costa Navarino resort in Messinia, continues to invest in the fast growing sector of sports tourism, with the addition of more golf and tennis courses.

Ultra Race Spartathlon Kicks Off at Acropolis on Friday, Sept. 28

Τhe historic 246km Spartathlon ultra marathon will kick off from the Acropolis on Friday, September 28, and conclude 36 hours later in the Peloponnesian town of Sparta.

36th Spartathlon to Welcome Ultramarathoners from 50 Countries

Some 400 ultramarathoners from 50 countries will participate in the 36th Spartathlon race, which will take place during September 28-29.

New Web Platform Promotes Sports Tourism Events in Greece

A new web platform dedicated to sports events in Greece has been launched to inform and attract athletes from all over the world, as well as promote sports tourism.

Navarino Challenge Crowned ‘Best Tourism Event in Greece’

The “Navarino Challenge” sports tourism event has been honored with the gold award as the "Best Tourism Event in Greece" at the Event Awards 2018.

Greek Ministry Bets on Sports Tourism for Exposure

Secretary General for Tourism Policy George Tziallas underlined the significance of sporting events for local communities and the economy during a conference recently held in Patra.

Santorini Experience 2018: Challenging Running Races and Cultural Events

Challenging running races for professional and amateur athletes, as well as cultural events for all are included in the program of Santorini Experience 2018.

Serifos Gears Up for 6th ‘Sunset Race’ 2018

The Cycladic island of Serifos, on September 22 and 23, will host hundreds of professional and amateur athletes, who will compete in the Serifos Sunset Race 2018.

Aqua Vista Hotels Sets the Pace for Sports Tourism on Kimolos

Aqua Vista Hotels recently advised professionals on Kimolos on how sports tourism could have a positive effect on the hospitality sector of the Greek islands.

Greece to Host ‘IRONMAN 70.3’ Triathlon Event in 2019

The Greek destination of Messinia in April 2019 will host the IRONMAN 70.3, a challenging sports event that takes place in various locations around the world.

Early Bird Registration Opens for 4th ‘Santorini Experience’

Early bird registration has opened for the 4th “Santorini Experience”, a leading sports tourism event in Greece, to take place October 5-7 on Santorini.

Porto Carras Grand Resort Honored for Casino, Golf and Sports Facilities

The Porto Carras Grand Resort, located in Halkidiki, northern Greece, has received three honors at the Tourism Awards 2018.

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.

Makedonia Palace Supports Sports Medicine Event in Thessaloniki

Thessaloniki's Makedonia Palace hotel supported the 12th conference of the Sports Medicine Association of Greece with a financial contribution of 6,000 euros.

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.

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.

Kountoura Runs for Tourism at 35th ‘Athens Marathon. The Authentic’

With the message "Run for Tourism" printed on her t-shirt, Greek Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura led the Tourism Ministry-GNTO running team in the 5K race of the 35th “Athens Marathon. Τhe Authentic”.

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?