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08 August, 2012:
Greece and the Olympics
Eight years after hosting the Olympic Games in the country where they were born, Greeks seem more interested in finding out if there will be light at the end of their dismal economic tunnel than showing concern about what is happening at the London Olympics....
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07 August, 2012:
Water polo team out
Greek water polo team out of Olympics after loss to Australia...
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06 August, 2012:
Second bronze medal
Greece has won its second bronze medal of the Olympics thanks to Christina Giazitzidou and Alexandra Tsiavou in the women's rowing lightweight double sculls on Saturday....
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03 August, 2012:
Greece beats Kazakhstan
Ioannis Fountoulis scored five times and Greece cruised to an easy 11-4 win over Kazakhstan in men's Olympic water polo....
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03 August, 2012:
Iliadis helps lift Greek gloom
"I don't know what to say. You should tell me, you saw the fight. I'm still in shock. I thank God"....
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02 August, 2012:
Iliadis wins Greece's first Olympic medal
The Greek judoka, who was also Greece's flagbearer in the 2008 Olympics in Beijing, dedicated his medal to his son, Iraklis....
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31 July, 2012:
Opponent bit her
Greek judo champion Ioulietta Boukouvala claims she was bitten by her Cuban opponent after losing in the first round of the London Olympic Games on Monday....
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02 July, 2012:
Kyriakopoulou wins bronze in Helsinki
“I am so happy, I cannot describe how I’m feeling....
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30 July, 2012:
Croatia Beats Greece 8-6
Croatia Beats Greece 8-6 in Men's Water Polo...
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30 July, 2012:
Croatia Beats Greece 8-6
Croatia Beats Greece 8-6 in Men's Water Polo...
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27 July, 2012:
Vasiliki Millousi
Vasiliki Millousi prepares for comeback at London...
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27 July, 2012:
champion pulls out
The country's world indoor high jump champion Dimitris Chondrokoukis has pulled out of the London Olympics after testing positive for a banned substance, the athlete's father said on Thursday....
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20 July, 2012:
Tension Hits
Tension Hits London 2012 Opening Ceremony...
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20 July, 2012:
Spice Girls to reunite
Girl band the Spice Girls are set to sing together for the first time since 2008 at the Olympic Closing Ceremony. ...
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20 July, 2012:
Olympic chaos continues
Boris tells Londoners to 'stop whining' as Olympic chaos continues ...
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09 July, 2012:
Shock
Shock as Nigeria keeps Greece out of Olympics...
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12 July, 2012:
Greece sends 105 athletes
Greece sends 105 athletes to the London Olympics...
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05 July, 2012:
Greece downs Puerto Rico
emarkable three-point scoring rate...
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20 July, 2012:
105 greek athletes
The Hellenic Olympic Committee announces the Greek team for London Olympics. There are 105 athletes, which they will compete in 20 sports. ...
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28 June, 2012:
Tall Blacks well beaten by Greece in Brazil
Q1 33-18 HT 55-30 (22-12) Q3 79-45 (24-15) FT 99-69 (20-24)...
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28 June, 2012:
Stergiou clears bar to Euro high jump final
Savva Lika also qualified ...
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26 June, 2012:
Quarter of a million British tickets go to foreigners
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25 June, 2012:
Boomers clinch series against Greece
Most of Greece's best players are being rested for next week's Olympic qualifying series....
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28 June, 2012:
When it takes more than talent
For the 2004 and 2008 Olympic Games in Athens and Beijing, respectively, Greece was represented by Vangelis Chimonas, who made it to the top 20 in both instances....
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30 May, 2012:
Swimmer Vies To Bring Olympic Joy Home To Greece
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29 May, 2012:
Greek medal tally climbs to six at Debrecen
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25 May, 2012:
Two more medals
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10 May, 2012:
Parthenon Marbles campaigners fired up by flame handover
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08 May, 2012:
Olympics: 1 million tickets on sale Friday
The sale of 8.8 million total Olympic tickets began last year, with most snatched up in the early rounds....
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07 May, 2012:
Londoner To Carry Olympic Flame In Greece
The flame arrives in the UK on May 18th for a 70 day relay around Britain...
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07 May, 2012:
Maras is Greece’s golden boy
“My goal is to step up my exercise programme and work harder....
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08 May, 2012:
Greece: where the Games began
As the legend goes, Pheidippides reached the Acropolis, where he died of exhaustion...
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28 April, 2012:
Limping toward London Olympics
Preparations for the flame-lighting ceremony are lagging, and funding for athletes has been sharply cut. A sports official says Greece will have 'a smaller but respectable showing' in London....
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23 April, 2012:
Shock elimination for women's water polo team
the end of a generation ?...
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18 April, 2012:
Olympic marathon cup goes on sale
Louis's grandson, also called Spyros, has said he will give proceeds estimated at 143,000-190,000 euros to his children....
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10 April, 2012:
Greek men's water polo
Giorgos Afroudakis led Greece’s scoring in the game with four goals....
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03 March, 2012:
Usa sets july 19
Tickets for the momentous event in British Basketball will be available starting on March 6....
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28 March, 2012:
Greece gets sponsors for torch relay
Greece has lined up enough sponsors to fully fund its leg of the Olympic torch relay in May despite the country's financial crisis....
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03 March, 2012:
Olympics: Greece goes to London 2012 with only half a team
Just half the number of athletes that went to Beijing in 2008...
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13 March, 2012:
Chondrokoukis jumps to the top of the world
Chondrokoukis's was the eighth medal in the country's history in the world indoor championships, and the fourth gold....
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27 February, 2012:
Disappointing run in Tokyo
Haile Gebrselassie’s dreams of competing at the London 2012 Olympics seem to be slipping away after failing to impress in Tokyo...
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