The Greek National Ice Hockey Team www.icehockey.gr will travel to the IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship Division III Qualification, that will be held in Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates), Oct. 14-17.
A BASEBALL FIRST? It was the `Hammerin’ Hellenes Show’ in early September as RF Nick Markakis and the Baltimore Orioles faced off against 3B Mike Moustakis and the KC Royals. In what may very well be unprecedented in the annals of Major League Baseball, both players homered marking perhaps the first time two Greek Americans hit home runs in the same game.
From gigantic TV ratings, record-setting attendance and corporate sponsorships, to office pools, tailgating, and ever-increasing fan interaction, there is little doubt the National Football League is now America’s go-to sport. Meanwhile, the booming industry of fantasy football has transcended genders and generations to take those stakes ever higher. Now comes TheFantasyGreek.com, the latest incarnation of what is a billion dollar plus annual “fun” sector within the industry of football.
PIRAEUS— Greece beat Lithuania 2-0 for its second straight win in World Cup qualifying on Tuesday.
Sotiris Ninis beat goalkeeper Zydrunas Karcemarskas with a shot in the 55th minute after Costas Mitroglou hit the crossbar with a header and Lithuania's defenders failed to clear the ball.
Chicago Fire Head Coach Frank Klopas is one of the most important figures in Major League Soccer (MLS).
BETHESDA, Md. – What began as an athletic birthday challenge fifteen years ago has generated more than $500,000 for Make-A-Wish Mid-Atlantic to grant the wishes of 75 local children with life-threatening medical conditions.
Chicago native Tom Bouzeos led a charmed life. Tall, lean, athletic, handsome, smart, genteel, full of vigor, and loved my many. On August 16, 2012, he ascended to the Lord at the age of 96, having experienced a full and rich life, and one which helped pave the wave for generations of future Greek Americans.
Athanassios Papatheodorou is the man who may singlehandedly put Greece on the Formula One World Map. The Greek Star meets with the driving force behind Greece's F1 candidacy for an in depth look into his F1 Circuit Project.
In the wake of the Olympics, we laud the athletes for their hard work, tenacity and commitment. Hovering in the shadow of the Olympics is the Paralympics, which is set to begin in London, August 29. Often forgotten, this athletic contest is about so much more. It’s about overcoming obstacles and not letting them stand in your way. An amazing young woman from our community is a testament to this. Swimmer Alyssa Gialamas is on her way to her first Paralympics. She exudes the Paralympic virtues of courage, determination and inspiration.