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President to meet retired sailing Olympian on Monday

Greek President of Greece Katerina Sakellaropoulou has invited retired Olympic sailing star Sofia Bekatorou at the Presidential Mansion on Monday, the Presidency announced on Sunday.

The invitation comes after Bekatorou, now 43, revealed that she had been sexually assaulted by a senior member of the country's sailing federation ahead of the 2000 Sydney Olympics when she was aged 21.

Sports ministry urges probe after Olympic medalist talks of sexual assault

Greece's sports ministry urged judicial and sports authorities on Saturday to look into Olympic sailing champion Sofia Bekatorou's statements that she had been sexually assaulted by a sports official in 1998.

Bekatorou, a gold medalist at the 2004 Olympics, referred to the incident during an online conference organised by the ministry this week, without naming the official.

Sports ministry urges probe after Olympic medallist talks of sexual assault

Greece's sports ministry urged judicial and sports authorities on Saturday to look into Olympic sailing champion Sofia Bekatorou's statements that she had been sexually assaulted by a sports official in 1998.

Bekatorou, a gold medallist at the 2004 Olympics, referred to the incident during an online conference organised by the ministry this week, without naming the official.

Olympic champion says she was assaulted by sports official

Olympic sailing champion Sofia Bekatorou of Greece has accused an unnamed sporting official of sexually assaulting her in 1998 during preparations for the Sydney Games.

Bekatorou, who won gold at the 2004 Athens Olympics, said the male official from the Hellenic Sailing Federation performed a "lewd act" after inviting her to his hotel room to discuss team preparations.

European Taekwondo Championship 2021 to Be Held in Sofia

The 2021 European Taekwondo Championship will be held in the Bulgarian capital of Sofia between April 8 and 11, Vadim Ivanov, the head coach of the Russian national taekwondo team, told TASS on Tuesday.

The championship was initially planned to be held in May, but was postponed due to the novel coronavirus pandemic.

Cosmote TV to screen ATP tour

Continuing for the next three years, the top tournaments of the ATP Tour will be hosted exclusively in Greece on Cosmote Sport HD, as leading subscription TV platform Cosmote TV announced on Thursday it has renewed its agreement with the ATP and ATP Media for the 2021-2023 seasons, securing over 2,000 hours of live broadcasts every year.

Olympic and Sports Committee president: Olympic flame - humanity's end of tunnel light

President of the Romanian Olympic and Sports Committee (COSR), Mihai Covaliu, told AGERPRES that the 2021 Tokyo Olympic Games could represent "the light at the end of the dark tunnel" the COVID pandemic has driven humanity into. "Team Romania's top performance athletes show us that they know how to face challenges.

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