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The 8th "pocket" park in Patisia is ready

Athens acquires another upgraded green space, this time in Patissia. Expanding the network of "pocket" parks in the neighborhoods of the capital, the Municipality ...

Municipality of Athens: In Agios Artemios the 7th "pocket" park of Athens

In Agios Artemios, in a densely populated neighborhood of Athens, also known as Gouva, the 7th in a row pocket park of the city was "born". With the...

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The INNOVATHENS training program for October

INNOVATHENS, the Innovation & Entrepreneurship Hub of the Technopolis of the Municipality of Athens in Gazi, continues the exciting educational program of workshops and free seminars, specially designed ...

In less than 20 days, Athens will host the "3rd World Working Sports Games".

The event will start at 6 and end on October 10. To date, more than 3.500 athletes and athletes from 35 foreign countries have registered, while registrations will be completed on September 22.

The World Games of Work Sports will be held for the first time in our country and aim to mobilize in "lifelong exercise", improve health and socialization through sports and leisure activities within the working environment. Hundreds of athletes from all over the world are expected to arrive in our country, a fact that will significantly contribute to the strengthening of tourism.

This is the largest multi-sport event assigned to Athens after the Olympic - Paralympic Games (2004) and the Special Olympics World Games (2011). It is the crown of professional sports activities internationally, while its assignment by the WFCS (World Federation for Company Sport) to the Hellenic Organization of Occupational Sports and Health is a first class opportunity to highlight the modern sports and tourism infrastructure of our country.

Participants will have the opportunity to compete in their favorite individual or team sport by choosing between 28 sports and competitions combining the beneficial benefits of fair play with entertainment and socializing with athletes and employees from around the world. Among the sports of the "3rd World Workplace Sports Games" are the popular sports of basketball, volleyball, football, but also many individual ones such as badminton, golf, swimming etc. As part of the Games, the road event "Athens Company Run" will be held with the holding of two 5km road races. and 10km.

The participants will have the opportunity to compete in the best Greek stadiums that have hosted top international events, such as the Athens Olympic Sports Center, the "Peace and Friendship" stadium, etc. The Opening Ceremony will take place on October 6 at the emblematic Panathinaiko Stadium, will include an impressive program and will be open to the public in compliance with all prescribed health protocols. The Closing Ceremony will take place at the National Gymnasium of Athens "I. Fokianos ". Every day of the Games there will be events and surprises for the competitors.

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Cup: Levadiakos eliminated Asteras Tripolis

With a goal by Nikas in the 7th minute of the delays, Levadiakos prevailed 1-0 over Asteras Tripolis and got the ticket for the phase of ...

News bulletin at 17:00

The student parades for the national anniversary of October 28 in the prefectures of Drama, Kavala, Xanthi, Rodopi, Evros, Pella, Imathia and Pieria are canceled, as well as ...

Municipality of Athens: The burial of Fofi Gennimata is honored and at municipal expense

The burial of Fofi Gennimata will take place at the expense of the municipality in memory of her father. This was decided by the municipal council of the municipality of Athens which ...

Υπ. Of Labor: The issue was resolved with the 444 widow's pensions of NAT

By the end of November, the 444 widows of sailors will receive their final pensions, after a long delay, announced the Minister of Labor, Kostis Hatzidakis. At the same time, it is estimated ...

Germany: Berbel Bass elected President of the Bundestag

With 576 votes in favor, 90 against and 58 abstentions, Berbel Bass was elected President of the Federal Parliament of Germany on Tuesday. The 53-year-old MP of ...

Writing workshops from November in Katapati

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Episodes outside ASOEE - Unknown people light fires and set up roadblocks

Tension was caused early on Tuesday afternoon on Patision Street at the height of the University of Economics (formerly ASOE), when a group of people set fire to bins ...

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Municipality of Athens: The burial of Fofi Gennimata is honored and at municipal expense

The burial of Fofi Gennimata will take place at the expense of the municipality in memory of her father. This was decided by the municipal council of the municipality of Athens which ...

Episodes outside ASOEE - Unknown people light fires and set up roadblocks

Tension was caused early on Tuesday afternoon on Patision Street at the height of the University of Economics (formerly ASOE), when a group of people set fire to bins ...

The exhibition of Christos Chrysopoulos "Autobiography" at the Cultural Center "Melina" of the Municipality of Athens

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The 8th "pocket" park in Patisia is ready

Athens acquires another upgraded green space, this time in Patissia. Expanding the network of "pocket" parks in the neighborhoods of the capital, the Municipality ...

Exarchia: Chemicals and adductions after a course

Episodes occurred earlier on Tuesday afternoon, at the junction of Akadimias and Solonos streets, when about 150 people from the anti-authoritarian space attacked police ...