Month: November 2021

Sports

George Kambosos Jr: The New Greek Australian Lightweight Boxing Champion

In front of a shocked crowd at Madison Square Garden’s Hulu Theater, George Kambosos Jr. (20-0, 10 KOs) pulled off the shocker of all shockers, travelling into enemy territory to take the WBA, IBF, WBC (franchise), and WBO belts away from Lopez (16-1, 12 KOs) in a thrilling split decision. The Greek Australian scored a […]

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Sofia Arapogianni: The 22 Year Old Miss Universe Greece

Rafaela Plastira made news when she announced that she is withdrawing from the Miss Universe contest in protest against holding it in Israel, which she says occupies Palestine. However, according to reports, she is not even a Miss Universe contestant to begin with. The Star GS Hellas organization in Greece that is responsible for selecting […]

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The Greek Polyglot Genius That Speaks 32 Languages

Ioannis Ikonomou, a Greek translator, is not your typical polyglot who speaks four or five major languages fluently, which is impressive in and of itself; he speaks 32. He speaks 16 fluently and can translate 16 more. Forget Google translate, Ioannis has the software all in his brain! Ikonomou, who was born in Heraklion, Crete, […]

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90 Year Old Stelios Prassas First Ever to Finish Athens Marathon

Impossible is nothing! At 90 years old, marathon runner Stelios Prassas is the oldest athlete ever to finish the Athens Marathon of 42km. Prassas was born in 1931 and takes pride in retaining not only the physical fitness of a teenager, but also the spirit and drive of one. The remarkable athlete has won eight […]

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Anna Pavlidou Crowned Miss Star Hellas and Miss World Greece

Anna Pavlidou, was crowned Miss Star Hellas 2021 a few weeks ago. ‘The most beautiful woman of Greece’ is a truly stunning and beautiful driven young lady. The 22-year-old beauty will represent Greece in the “Miss World” competition on December 16, 2021. Anna Pavlidou at just 22-year-old is an entrepreneur who owns a Gastrobar in […]

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Aristotle Onassis: The Lavish and Tragic Life of the Greek Tycoon

The Greek shipping tycoon Aristotle Socrates Onassis, was born on January 20th, 1906, in (then Greek) Smyrni (Izmir), (today called Turkey) and passed away on March 15th, 1975, near Paris, France. Onassis established the biggest supertanker and freighter fleet in the world and was one of the richest men at that time. His freight was so […]

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Greece Passes Climate Law Banning Fossil Fuel Cars From 2030

Greece earlier this week made headlines as they banned Halal and Kosher slaughter of animals and deemed it as inhumane for not using anaesthesia on the animals. Now Greece is tackling the global environmental crisis by passing a Climate law. As Greek PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis ramps up efforts to combat the effects of the global […]

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Greece Wins 4 of 10 Awards at the World Robot Olympiad 2021

Bravo to our young and bright minds of Greece! Bravo to all! This year’s final of the World Robot Olympiad WROTM 2021 was filled with blue and white as four teams from Greece managed to stand out in one of the most important institutions for educational robotics in the world. In the Powerbots, the future […]

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Greece Bans Halal and Kosher Slaughter as Inhumane

Greece has banned kosher and halal slaughter. The country’s top administrative court, the Hellenic Council of State, announced the ban deeming them “inhumane”. Kosher and halal preparations of animals are central to Jewish and Muslim religious practices. Both of these slaughter rituals require animals to be killed without the use of anesthesia. The Panhellenic Animal […]

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First Made in Greece 3000 Horsepower “Chaos” Ultra Car

Meet the world’s first ‘Ultra Car’, called “Chaos”. The car has up to (never seen before) 3000 horsepower, and its entirely Made in Greece! The ultra car was launched by Designer and Automotive Engineer Spyros Panopoulos. This is not just the first 100% Greek made supercar, this introduces the world to a whole new category […]

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