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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.

UNWTO: 2018 Second Strongest Year for Tourism Since 2010

International tourist arrivals grew 6 percent in 2018 to 1.4 billion, proving to be the second strongest year since 2010, according to the latest UNWTO World Tourism Barometer.

Greek Island Sports Tourism Events in the Spotlight of Ergo Marathon Expo 2018

The South Aegean Region will promote a number of sports tourism events of the Cyclades and the Dodecanese during the ERGO Marathon Expo 2018 in Athens.

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.

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.

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.