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Beach Volleyball star Arvaniti eyes return to competition after recovering from injury

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Athens, Greece, September 11, 2020. The rehabilitation of Vicky Arvaniti has entered the last and final stage. Almost a year ago, on October 22, 2019, the Greek Beach Volleyball star and former European champion injured her left Achilles tendon, so that she would eventually miss the remainder of the World Tour season. Eleven months later, two surgeries and countless hours spent in the gym and with the physiotherapist, Arvaniti is close to returning to competitive action, having entered the last stage of her recovery.

Panathinaikos back on top after 14 years

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Athens, Greece, July 13, 2020 - Panathinaikos Athens have dethroned archrivals Olympiacos Piraeus, winning their 19th national championship title as the Greek Men's League wrapped up on Sunday, following its restart earlier this month after several months of lockdown.

Greek Volley League ready to write history at Olympic indoor hall

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Athens, Greece, June 28, 2020. The countdown to the semi-finals and finals of the men’s Greek Volley League has officially started at the Olympic Indoor Hall in Athens. The Greek professional championship will be one of a very few across the globe to complete the 2019-2020 season and the only indoor team sport in Greece to crown a champion resuming action after the coronavirus crisis. Olympiacos PIRAEUS, Foinikas SYROS, PAOK THESSALONIKI and Panathinaikos ATHENS are the four teams that will battle for the title from the 52nd edition of the national league.

Mitar Tzourits retires from Greece national team

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Athens, Greece, May 13, 2020. After as many as 13 years and collecting 126 international caps, Mitar Tzourits has come to the difficult decision to retire from the Greek men’s national team. Through his interview published on the Hellenic Volleyball Federation’s website, the now former captain recalls memories, expresses gratitude and shares moments that he will never forget for the rest of his life.

“We miss what we love the most, playing Volleyball” - Olga Strantzali

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Athens, Greece, April 5, 2020. While the whole world sits at home during the outbreak of COVID-19, professional athletes are trying to keep mentally and physically fit. Greece’s outside hitter Olga Strantzali has returned from Poland to her hometown of Thessaloniki. She is staying at home and trying to find ways to keep her mind occupied while waiting to return to do what she loves the most, playing Volleyball.

CEV Beach Volleyball Festival a big hit in Greece

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Keratea, Greece, September 21, 2019. The Brazilian coach of top Greek team Vassiliki Arvaniti and Panagiota Karagkouni was the special guest of the Keratea Beach Volleyball Festival organised by the Hellenic Volleyball Federation and he had the opportunity to speak, play and learn some Beach Volleyball to kids from all over the Attica region.

A busy summer for Greek Volleyball

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Athens, Greece, July 10, 2019. For Greek Volleyball, the challenges ahead in the summer of 2019 are great and the motivation to succeed is high. For the first time in 27 years, both the men’s and women’s national teams of Greece have qualified for the Final Round of EuroVolley. It was back in 1991 when the men’s team finished ninth in Berlin and the women claimed 8th place in Rome.

Greeks ready to return to #EuroBeachVolley

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Athens, Greece, July 8, 2019. Three years have passed since the last time Greece participated at the #EuroBeachVolley. It was in 2016 when Vasiliki Arvaniti and Panagiota Karagkouni were in Switzerland and took the 17th place and it was only the second time the team made an appearance at Europe's top Beach Volleyball competition after previously doing so 2013 in Klagenfurt, Austria.