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Rio Olympics: Greek-American Helen Maroulis Gets Gold in Wrestling for the USA

Greek-American freestyle wrestler Helen Maroulis, aged 25, pinned down Japan's Saori Yoshida scoring a gold medal in women's wrestling in the 53 kg division...
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Jason Tsirtsis First Freshman in School History to Win NCAA Wrestling Championship

Northwestern wrestler Jason Tsirtsis became the first freshman in school history to win an NCAA wrestling championship. Tsirtsis (32-3) claimed NU’s first individual NCAA title since 2009...

4th Annual Hellenic Initiative Gala to Support Entrepreneurial Programs in Greece

Under the theme "Empowering the Future of Greece," The Hellenic Initiative is leading the Greek-American community in raising awareness — and investment capital —...

Interview With Greek-American Olympic Gold Medalist Helen Maroulis

2016 Olympic gold medalist and wrestling champion Helen Maroulis chatted with Greek-American journalist Markos Papdatos about her historic win at Rio de Janeiro, and she offered...

Who Is Olympic Gold Medalist Helen Maroulis

She has described herself as "Greek by birth. Wrestler by heart. Passionate about life. 3-time World Team member. 2016 Olympic Hopeful." Now Helen Maroulis...

7 Secret Workout Tips from Ancient Greek Athletes

  If you have been out this summer imbibing in a few too many drinks with friends and family some of your nights may not have...

Academy of Hellenic Paideia: Inspired By Children, Driven by Passion

Academy of Hellenic Paideia's approach to education is unique and innovative with students not only learning Greek, but immersing into Greek culture.

U.S. City Wants to Become Sister City with Ancient Olympia

Colorado Springs, known as America's Olympic City, wants to pursue a Sister City relationship with Ancient Olympia, in Greece. Ancient Olympia is a city also...

Kyle Efthemes Talks ‘Men of The Strip’

Kyle Efthemes is one of the eight performers that will be a part of "Men of the Strip," the male revue that is hosted...

Greece Comes to Texas at the Kemah Greek Festival

The seaside community of Kemah, Texas, will be bursting with the sights, sounds and flavors of Greece during the Kemah Greek Food and Wine...

The Day The Golden Greek Died

There have been many great Greek-American athletes: Pete Sampras in tennis, Alex Karras and Fred Smerlas in football, Chris Chelios in hockey, Jim Londos...

Don’t Mess With Leo Thalassites, U.S.’ Oldest Cop

Barrel-chested Leo Thalassites squints like Clint Eastwood, hops like Jackie Chan and has been an active cop for nearly six decades. He is 86...

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