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Bostonites ‘Pitch In’ to Remember Baseball’s ‘Golden Greek’

The Greeks of Boston came together this week to honor one of their baseball heroes at a special night of sport and culture in...

Philanthropist George Behrakis Urges Greek-Americans to ‘Never Forget our Heritage’

Greek-American philanthropist George Behrakis has said Greeks in the U.S. "must never forget our heritage, our religion -- one of the oldest, our customs, and...

‘Greek Freak’s’ Brother Chosen Last in NBA Draft (video)

No-one likes to be picked last for sports, but having it happen as a professional athlete and in front of millions is unimaginable. Sadly, that...

US Congressman ‘Pleased’ to See Lawmakers Block F-35 Transfers to Turkey

A Greek-American Congressman has welcomed the U.S. Senate's decision to block the sale of advanced warplanes to Turkey. Gus Bilirakis, a Florida Republican, told Greek Reporter...

US Leaders Urged to Halt Warplane Sale to ‘Authoritarian’ Turkey

A letter signed by dozens of U.S. lawmakers is urging the country's leadership to shelve plans to supply Turkey with state-of-the-art warplanes. The petition signed...
Ted Leonsis

Greek-American Tycoon’s Hockey Side Makes Stanley Cup History

The Greek-American owner of the Stanley Cup-winning Washington Capitals has said lifting the coveted ice-hockey trophy was "never easy". Ted Leonsis, the Brooklyn-born tycoon with...

Meet the Greek-American Educator Helping Kids to Thrive

Helen Siani-Athanasiou is a woman on a mission. As thousands of young people in Greece and the U.S. feel the onerous pressure of exams...

US Chef, Presenter Anthony Bourdain Found Dead

Award-winning U.S. chef and travel presenter Anthony Bourdain has been found dead in France, according to his employer, the broadcaster CNN, on Friday. Bourdain, 61,...

Greek-American Billionaire Makes Sweet Deal

A $17.3-million deal is the latest acquisition being attributed to Greek-American billionaire Dean Metropoulos, as his family firm buys out a New England confectionery...

Watch This Teen Win $40K by Spelling Greek Word (video)

A 14-year-old Texan student has scooped a national spelling prize with his perfect recital of the Greek word "koinonia". Karthik Nemmani of McKinney, Texas, won...

Kelly Vlahakis-Hanks Establishes New Scholarship at UCLA for Greek Studies

The UCLA Stavros Niarchos Foundation Center for the Study of Hellenic Culture has said it welcomed "with enormous pleasure" a new scholarship backed by...

Moving Oxi Day Tribute to Biden Wins Critical Acclaim

A Washington Oxi Day Foundation video made in tribute to U.S. politician Joe Biden and his late son Beau, has won two honors at...

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