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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.

‘The North Face Zagori Mountain Running 2015’ Ready To Take Off – Full Program

Athletes from all over the world will meet up at the Epirus region, northwestern Greece, to take part in the fifth edition of the The North Face Zagori Mountain Running 2015 event on July 24-26.

Young Sailors to Take Spetses by Storm in 1st National Bug Championship

Pint-sized boats known as “Bugs” will be sailing the waters of Spetses on July 9-12, during the 1st National Bug Championship aimed at promoting sports among the young, fair play, sportsmanship and seamanship.

Tsagarada Escape Fest Promises Adventure in Paradise

It’s all fun 'n' games and plenty of adventure at this year’s Tsagarada Escape Festival to be held in the traditional Mt Pelion village of Tsagarada on July 2-5.

Greece’s Costa Navarino Basketball Camp Combines Sport and Fun for the Family

It’s time for youngsters (and the young at heart) to shoot some hoops at the 3rd Costa Navarino Basketball Camp, which kicks off on June 27 and runs through to July 1.

Cretan Union Cup Sailing Event Brings Crete into the Spotlight

As part of its ongoing promotional strategy, the Region of Crete aims through the Cretan Union Cup 2015 sailing event through to May 29 to promote the island as a primary tourism destination.

Spetses Classic Yacht Regatta Brings Glamour to Greek Seas in June

After five years of diligence and drive, the Spetses Classic Yacht Race has grown into a fully fledged regatta set to take place on the Saronic island on June 18-21, with sights on extending the duration and expanding its categories.