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The 3rd seminar of European program Erasmus+ ISports

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On Saturday 17 September 2022, the third training seminar in a row was held at the offices of the Hellenic Volleyball Federation online and live, in the framework of the European program Erasmus+in which HVBF participates, entitled ISports "Integrated Approach for the Prevention, Detection and Combat of Sexual Harassment in Sports' - An Integrated Approach to Preventing, Detecting and Combating Sexual Harassment in Sports. Coaches and Technical Advisors of National Teams from all over Greece participated as well as Executives of the Hellenic Volleyball Federation.

Iconic venue hosts 2nd Masters tournament of 2022 Panhellenic Championship in Thessaloniki

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Iasonas Kanellos and Angelos Mandilaris kept their unbeaten record in 2022 at the iconic Aristotelous Square in the centre of Thessaloniki, where the second Masters tournament of the 2022 Panhellenic Beach Volleyball Championship took place this past weekend after the season opener in Athens. In the women’s competition, Dimitra Manavi and Mirto Kalamaridou triumphed and secured the gold medal in front of their home crowd.

Greece back in #EuroVolleyU19W after eight years

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Panorama, Thessaloniki, Greece, 10 April 2022 - Greece return to a final phase of a #EuroVolleyU19W for the first time since 2014, after shutting out France 3-0 (28-26, 25-13, 25-13) in the deciding match to top Qualification Pool E of the 2022 edition, Sunday evening in the standing room only Sports Hall of Panorama, a Thessaloniki suburb.

Arvaniti, Karagkouni secure yet another national title in Greece

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For the fourth time in a row, the final stage of the Panhellenic Beach Volleyball Championships took place in the idyllic and picturesque scenario of Agios Nikolaos, Crete. Played out on the sand of the beautiful Ammos beach situated close to the famous lake of Agios Nikolaos, matches went ahead on a court built especially for the event with all local and national COVID-19 protocols strictly observed.

Hellenic Federation lay foundations for Volleyball to grow on Kastellorizo

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Athens, Greece, November 4, 2020. There is a tiny island in the eastern Mediterranean called Kastellorizo, a very remote one, which many regard as among the most beautiful ones in Greece. Kastellorizo has a population of 300 inhabitants only and they need to travel for five hours by boat to make it to the nearest large island, Rhodes. There are no clubs and no sports facilities. However, the 62 children who live on the island enjoy playing Volleyball during their free time at school.

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.

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.