14.03.2021 / 11:13

17 years after winning Olympic Gold at the Athens Olympics, with her partner Sofia Bekatorou, Emilia Tsoulfa, now 47 and a mother of three, has qualified for the Tokyo Olympics, in the same sailing class, the 470 double-handed dinghy.

13.05.2018 / 14:46

A few hours after Greece’s Olympic shooting champion Anna Korakaki won the gold medal in the 10-meter air pistol competition at the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) World Cup Rifle/Pistol 2018, held in Fort Benning, in the United States, she spoke to Kathimerini about her achievement and in setting a world record.

01.09.2016 / 10:06

Olympic aquaman Spyros Gianniotis was born on February 19, 1980, in Liverpool, after a love-at-first-sight marriage between his British mother and Corfiot father.

27.08.2016 / 11:43

Half-measures are never the stuff of champions and Lefteris Petrounias has never settled for anything but a job well done. Even as a 4-year-old, he wanted to climb up to the highest perch, which for him then was the curtain rails in the family home.

01.04.2016 / 17:54

Twenty-four centuries after first man ran from Marathon to Athens, another star emerged in the first modern race along the ancient route, a Maniot named Harilaos Vasilakos, who many say should have taken the gold at the 1896 Olympics instead of Spyros Louis.