Greek man 'hoarded thousand coins of historical significance'

An elderly Greek man was arrested for illegally obtaining a host of antiquities including more than a thousand coins of historical significance, police said on Monday.

Kelly Brook to spend 300,000 pounds on yacht?
Kelly Brook to spend 300,000 pounds on yacht?

Actress-model Kelly Brook, who is getting married to David McIntosh, is reportedly planning to shell out 300,000 pounds per week on a yacht for honeymoon in Greece.

Portugal name Fernando Santos as new coach
Portugal name Fernando Santos as new coach

Fernando Santos was on Tuesday named as the new coach of Portugal, succeeding Portuguese compatriot Paulo Bento.

Kelly Brook to wed in Greece?
Kelly Brook to wed in Greece?

Model-actress Kelly Brook is reportedly considering getting married in Greece.

Lady Gaga promotes new album on Athens's streets
Lady Gaga promotes new album on Athens's streets

Pop star Lady Gaga stepped out in a revealing leather bikini and a jacket to pull off a promotional stunt for her new album here.

Militants were trained as pilots in Athens? Greek Police denies

 Greek police has dismissed a media report that militants were trained in Athens as pilots.

Greeks remember rapper whose murder sparked neo-Nazi probe

 Greek anti-fascist groups are holding street events this week in memory of a leftist rapper whose murder sparked a crackdown on the neo-Nazi Golden Dawn party.

Ancient Greek tomb dig finds marble statues

Archaeologists slowly digging through a huge 2,300-year-old tomb in northern Greece have uncovered two life-sized marble female statues flanking the entrance to one of three underground chambers.

Claudio Ranieri suffers defeat behind closed doors for Greece
Claudio Ranieri suffers defeat behind closed doors for Greece

Claudio Ranieri suffered defeat in his first competitive match in charge of Greece as 10-man Romania overcame the Italian`s team 1-0 in their Euro 2016 Group F qualifying opener in Athens on Sunday.

Greece tomb may be linked to Alexander the Great

Archaeologists excavating a burial mound in northern Greece have found two marble sculptures of female figures and a large, colored marble panel in what appears to be the antechamber of the main room.

Avram Papadopoulos blames Olympiakos exit on sour relation with coach
Avram Papadopoulos blames Olympiakos exit on sour relation with coach

Greece defender Avraam Papadopoulos has said his soured relationship with Olympiakos Piraeus coach Michel was the reason for his departure from the Greek champions.

Grateful Saviola thanks Olympiakos, joins Verona
Grateful Saviola thanks Olympiakos, joins Verona

Former Argentina international Javier Saviola has thanked Greek champions Olympiakos for the "beautiful moments" during his season-long stint in Greece as he left the club to join Serie A outfit Verona.

Claudio Ranieri forced into another change for Euro qualifier
Claudio Ranieri forced into another change for Euro qualifier

New Greece coach Claudio Ranieri on Sunday made his third change from the original 24-man squad for the first Euro 2016 qualifier against Romania at home on September 7.

Quake rattles southern Greece, capital city

An earthquake has rattled southern Greece and was widely felt in the capital, Athens. There were no immediate reports of damage or injury and no tsunami warnings.

Georgios Samaras signs for West Bromwich Albion

Greece striker Georgios Samaras has joined West Bromwich Albion on a two-year deal, the English Premier League side announced Friday.

Quake hits northern Greece; no damage, injuries

Seismologists say an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.1 has struck the northern Greek region of Halkidiki, rattling the area but causing no damage or injuries.

Eric Abidal retires from France squad

Defender Eric Abidal, who underwent a liver transplant in 2012, has become the latest French player to announce his retirement from international football.

Spain gain a place in FIFA rankings

Spain move up one place to seventh alongside Brazil in the latest FIFA world rankings in the only movement in the top 10.

Mystery over massive Alexander-era tomb unearthed in Greece

Archaeologists have unearthed a funeral mound dating from the time of Alexander the Great and believed to be the largest ever discovered in Greece, but are stumped about who was buried in it.

Ten years on, Athens 2004 gives Greece little to cheer

It was billed as a chance to transform Greece`s image abroad and boost growth but 10 years after the country hosted the world`s greatest sporting extravaganza there is little to celebrate at the birthplace of the modern Olympic Games.