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‘The Navarino Challenge is the Best Example to Promote Sports Tourism in Greece’ – Interview with Tae Kwon Do Icon Alexandros Nikolaidis

GTP had the opportunity to talk with Alexandros Nikolaidis, the twice Silver Olympic medalist in Tae Kwon Do and an ambassador of Greece's multi-award winning event “Navarino Challenge” that will take place in September 2016. Nikolaidis underlines the importance of Tae Kwon Do as...

Olympic Flame to Ignite Spirit for Brazil 2016 Games

True to tradition, the Olympic Flame to look over the 2016 Rio Games from the Maracanã cauldron in Brazil this summer will be lit at a special ceremony in Ancient Olympia, Greece, on Thursday, April 21.

Rio 2016: From Ancient Olympia to Maracanã… Here Comes the Olympic Torch

The time has come for Greece to share the light of the Olympics as the Olympic Torch begins its journey on April 21 from the home of the Games in Ancient Olympia to Athens' Panathenian Stadium on April 27 and from there to Brazil, the host of the world’s largest sporting event.

Run Greece Larissa Event Off to a Good Start

The Central Greek city of Larissa is the first stop in the annual Run Greece events with over 4,500 runners ready to test their mettle this Sunday, on March 27.

Athens Half Marathon Breaks Records

More than 17,000 runners and two new records marked this year’s Athens Half Marathon, which took place in the Greek capital on Sunday.

Hoteliers Bearing Gifts, Special Offers ‘Join’ Athens Half Marathon

The Athens-Attica & Argosaronic Hotel Association in collaboration with some 138 private and public institutions including museums, art spaces, galleries, shops and eateries are yet again lending their hands-on support to the Athens Half Marathon, which takes place in the Greek...

Third Nafplio Marathon a Hit, Draws in the Crowds

More than 6,000 runners and athletes, professionals and amateurs took to the streets of the Peloponnesian town of Nafplio, last Sunday, in the largest Nafplio Marathon to date.

Kountoura Gives Thumbs Up to Syros Summer 3×3 Basketball Event

Syros Mayor George Marangos visited Alternate Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura in Athens recently to discuss… basketball.

Sports or Tourism… or Sports Tourism? – Opinion

"Greeks should take heed of all the benefits that sports tourism can produce and begin to give guidance, adhere to principles and work together for the greater good." - Opinion by CEO at Activemedia.com.gr Akis Tsolis

Cycling Chaps & Gals to Hit Spetses for 3rd Tweed Run

It’s all about fun and fitness in retro style at the 3rd Tweed Run to be hosted yet again on the Saronic island of Spetses this coming spring on April 15-17.

Russian Volvo Regatta Set to Sail Off Rhodes

The Dodecanese island of Rhodes will be the host of this year’s Russian Volvo Regatta during the week of April 30-May 6 as well as of two more high-profile sailing events in June and October.

Greek Town Nafplio Readies for 3rd Marathon, Register Now

The historic town of Nafplio, in the Peloponnese, is ready to welcome runners and athletes, professionals and amateurs, on March 6 for the 3rd Nafplio Marathon.

‘Alexander the Great’ Marathon to Soar on Ellinair Wings

Travel experts Mouzenidis Group and organizers of the International “Alexander the Great” marathon have announced that they have joined forces ahead of the major Thessaloniki running event to be held on April 3rd.

Athens Revels in Run-up to Marathon with Weeklong Events

The Athens Marathon may be all about running but it’s also about having fun and the Greek capital is ready to usher in the country’s biggest sporting event in style.

Athens-Attica Hotel Body Backs Authentic Marathon with Strong Initiatives

The Athens - Attica & Argosaronic Hotel Association is proud to announce that it has actively contributed to the promotion of the 33rd “Athens Marathon. The Authentic”, which kicks off on November 8, through a series of initiatives in the run-up to the mega sporting event.

On Your Marks… Athens Marathon Set for Action

The 33rd "Athens Marathon. The Authentic", to kick off on November 8, from the ancient site in Marathon, eastern Attica, has attracted more than 43,000 runners from across the globe ready to run the historic race.

Navarino Challenge 2015: A Weekend of Sports for All!

Athletes from Greece and abroad attended the third edition of the “Navarino Challenge” event and enjoyed an exciting weekend that included activities such as running, swimming, taekwondo, climbing, pilates, cycling, boccia, basketball and kick boxing.

Thessaloniki Night Run Registration Extended

Athletes young and old are ready to take to Thessaloniki streets with registrations for the annual Night Run still open.

Popular Demand Brings Second Athens 5km Marathon Run, Registration Starts July 28

Due to popular demand, the Hellenic Athletic Association (SEGAS) is organizing a second evening 5km race ahead of Athens Marathon on November 8, and registration opens on Tuesday, July 28.

Runners Get Cycladic Feel at Syros City Trail

Professional and amateur runners will be meeting up in the capital of the Cyclades islands in Greece on September 12 for the first Syros City Trail.