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Kontoni’s handlings receive the full approval of FIFA and UEFA

By   /  30/08/2016  /  GR Sports, Greece, Headlines, Sports  /  Comments Off on Kontoni’s handlings receive the full approval of FIFA and UEFA

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Athens, August 30, 2016/Independent Balkan News Agency By Spiros Sideris “The Laws of the State are above any Federation statute”. With this statement the representative of FIFA, Kostas Koutsokoumnis, set the tone for what will follow on the developments in Greek football and the confrontation between the Greek Football Federation (EPO) and the Sports Minister. […]

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Winners and medals of IBNA countries

By   /  22/08/2016  /  BG Sports, Bulgaria, Croatia, GR Sports, Greece, Headlines, HR Sports, Kosovo, RO Sports, Romania, RS Sports, Serbia, SI Sports, Slovenia, Sports, TR Sports, Turkey, XK Sports  /  Comments Off on Winners and medals of IBNA countries

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Rio, August 22, 2016/Independent Balkan News Agency By Spiros Sideris The Rio Olympic Games of 2016 gave on Sunday evening with a spectacular ceremony their place to Tokyo, which will host the 2020 Games. Impressive were the performances of the Balkan countries among 206 countries. The Independent Balkan News Agency LTD presents the rankings based […]

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Stefanidi wins gold at pole vault

By   /  20/08/2016  /  GR Sports, Greece, Sports  /  Comments Off on Stefanidi wins gold at pole vault

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Rio, August 20, 2016/ Independent Balkan News Agency Greece’s Ekaterini Stefanidi won the Olympic pole vault on Friday and her country’s first athletics gold since the 2004 Athens Games, then defended its integrity after barred Russian Yelena Isinbayeva blasted the event as sub-par without her in the field. Stefanidi cleared 4.85 meters to beat American […]

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Greek Minister for Sport postpones Super League football premiere

By   /  19/08/2016  /  GR Politics, GR Sports, Greece, Politics, Sports  /  Comments Off on Greek Minister for Sport postpones Super League football premiere

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Athens, August 19, 2016/ Independent Balkan News Agency By Zacharias Petrou Greece’s Deputy Minister for Sport, Stavros Kontonis, announced Thursday that the Super League football, the country’s top division, will be postponed until 5 September at least. According to an official announcement by the Sports Ministry:  “Deputy Minister for Culture & Sport, Mr. Stavros Kontonis, […]

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Greek 470 Dinghy Sailing crew wins bronze

By   /  18/08/2016  /  GR Sports, Greece, Sports  /  Comments Off on Greek 470 Dinghy Sailing crew wins bronze

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Rio, August 18, 2016/ Independent Balkan News Agency Greek Panagiotis Mantis and Pavlos Kagialis gave Greece its fifth medal by winning Bronze at the Rio Olympics for the 470 Dinghy Sailing race on Thursday. The medal race, initially to have taken place on Wednesday, was postponed for Thursday following still winds. Thursday’s race proved unfortunate […]

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Gianniotis wins silver medal

By   /  16/08/2016  /  GR Sports, Greece, Sports  /  Comments Off on Gianniotis wins silver medal

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Rio, August 16, 2016/ Independent Balkan News Agency By Spiros Sideris Ferry Weertman (1:52:59) has given the Netherlands a sweep of the Olympic open water swimming events, winning the men’s 10-kilometer race at the Rio Olympics. Spiros Gianniotis (1:52:59) of Greece takes the silver and France’s Marc-Antoine Olivier (1:53:03) claims the bronze. The judges went […]

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Petrounias wins gold medal in men’s rings (Update)

By   /  15/08/2016  /  GR Sports, Greece, Sports  /  Comments Off on Petrounias wins gold medal in men’s rings (Update)

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Rio, August 15, 2016/ Independent Balkan News Agency   By Zacharias Petrou In a powerful display of control and strength, world rings champion Eleftherios Petrounias of Greece, 25, won the gold medal at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio with a score of 16,000. Brazilian Arthur Zanetti – who won the gold medal in the […]

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Gold medalist Anna Korakaki receives hero’s welcome in Athens

By   /  11/08/2016  /  GR Sports, Greece, Sports  /  Comments Off on Gold medalist Anna Korakaki receives hero’s welcome in Athens

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Athens, August 11, 2016/ Independent Balkan News Agency Olympic champion Anna Korakaki, who won gold and bronze in the 25-meter pistol and 10-meter air pistol in Rio respectively, thus becoming the first Greek athlete in more than a century to win two medals in the same Olympics, received a hero’s welcome as she landed in […]

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Sports Minister demands FIFA removes Football Federation administration

By   /  11/08/2016  /  GR Politics, GR Sports, Greece, Politics, Sports  /  Comments Off on Sports Minister demands FIFA removes Football Federation administration

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Athens, August 11, 2016/ Independent Balkan News Agency By Zacharias Petrou Deputy Minister for Sport, Stavros Kontonis, sent a letter to FIFA and UEFA – the world and European football governing bodies respectively – demanding that they intervene to replace the Hellenic Football Federation (EPO) management. The demand comes following an EPO Executive Committee decision […]

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Anna Korakaki the Golden Greek girl

By   /  09/08/2016  /  GR Sports, Greece, Sports  /  Comments Off on Anna Korakaki the Golden Greek girl

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Rio, August 9, 2016/ Independent Balkan News Agency Anna Korakaki beat out the competition in the women’s 25 meter pistol competition to become the first Greek woman to win more than one medal in the same game. Korakaki won 4 out of 7 series in the intense gold medal match against Germany’s Monika Karsch to […]

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