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‘5th Santorini Experience’ to Host Real Madrid Coaches in October

The "5th Santorini Experience" event in October will host head coaches from the Real Madrid academies, who will teach football to children between 6-16 years old.

5th Greek Maritime Golf Event at Costa Navarino Deemed a Success

The 5th Greek Maritime Golf Event held at Costa Navarino in the Peloponnese, was deemed a success, presenting two golf games and many events for the global shipping industry.

GNTO Supports Cultural, Sports Events in Greece

The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) has announced its support to a number of cultural and sports events during the summer and fall, taking place in various locations around Greece.

Folegandros Ready to Host ‘Sunset Trail’ Running Event

The Greek island of Folegandros on June 22 will host the “Folegandros Sunset Trail”, a running race that is part of the Cyclades Trail Cup 2019 sports tourism event. Golden Star Ferries is offering a 30 percent discount on tickets to/from Folegandros, for athletes taking part in...

Top SUP Athletes to Participate in 3rd Corfu Emerald Cup Event

Top SUP athletes from all over the world will gather on the Greek island of Corfu to participate in the 3rd Corfu Emerald Cup 2019, taking place June 15-16.

Costa Navarino Sets Dates for 2020 Messinia Pro-Am Golf Event

Costa Navarino, located in the Peloponnese, is preparing to host the fourth edition of the Messinia Pro-Am international golf tournament during February 19-22, 2020.

Navarino Challenge: Exciting Activities in Messinia for 2019 Event

Greek sports tourism event “Navarino Challenge” returns to Costa Navarino in Messinia, from October 11-13, with exciting sports activities for all.

Peloponnese to Host ‘Oceanman Greece’ Open Water Swimming Competition

Oitylo village in the area of Mani, in the Peloponnese, during June 29-30, will host the Oceanman Greece - Oitylo Bay 2019 open water swimming competition.

Greece’s First ‘IRONMAN 70.3’ Deemed a Complete Success

Greece’s first IRONMAN 70.3 event was deemed a complete success, as it attracted more than 4,500 athletes, team members, volunteers and sports lovers from all over the world to Costa Navarino in Messinia.

Kos to Host ‘UCI Gran Fondo 2019’ Cycling Race

The island of Kos, during April 19-21, will host the UCI Kos Gran Fondo 2019, a cycling race to be held with the participation of athletes from all over the world.

Skiathos Palace Cup Sets Sail for May 10-12

The Greek island of Skiathos is once again preparing to host the Skiathos Palace Cup, an annual sailboat match racing event, which will be held during May 20-12.

Sports Events Key for Tourism Growth in the Peloponnese

Sports tourism can be a significant driver of tourism growth for the Peloponnese, as it is currently the fastest growing segment of thematic tourism, according to TEMES CEO Stefanos Theodoridis.

‘IRONMAN 70.3’ Triathlon Event to Host 1,500 Athletes from 61 Countries

More than 1,500 athletes and triathlon lovers from 61 countries around the world, on April 14, will gather at Costa Navarino in Messinia to participate in the prestigious IRONMAN 70.3 sports event.

7th Navarino Challenge: Registrations Are Open

Registrations have opened for the 7th Navarino Challenge sports tourism event, scheduled to take place during October 11-13 at Costa Navarino in Messinia.

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.

‘Ios Adventure’ Event to Combine Sports Tourism with Nature

Ios this summer will host the "Ios Adventure", an exciting sports tourism event that combines running and swimming races with the Cycladic island's unique nature.

Elatos Resort Invites All to Experience ‘1st XTERRA‘ Multi-sport Event

The Elatos Resort & Health Club during May 31 – June 2 will host the the 1st XTERRA – Elatos Resort Experience, a multi-sport event for children and adults.

Discounts on Ferry, Air Travel for Rhodes Marathon Announced

Blue Star Ferries and AEGEAN are supporting the 6th International Rhodes Marathon and will offer ticket discounts for those who will travel to Rhodes for the event.

Cyclades Trail Cup 2019 is All About Sports, Nature and Culture

Sports, nature and culture will be part of this year’s Cyclades Trail Cup (CTC), the running event that aims to promote the Greek Islands as an alternative sports tourism destination.

Early Bird Registration for 5th Santorini Experience is Open

Registration for the 5th “Santorini Experience” sports tourism event is now open, with an early bird 50% discount valid until March 31, 2019.