Sports

NHIBT Chairman Phil Bouzeos, 96, Passes Away

It is with profound sadness that we report the passing of longtime NHIBT chairman and dear friend of WindyCity Greek, Mr. Phil Bouzeos. He was 96.

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Greek American Sports Report: September 2016

It’s the latest Greek American Sports Report, from Sports & Media Correspondent Terry Poulos. Read on for the latest news on Greek Americans in sports, with a focus on the greater Midwest and beyond.

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George Tchakanakis: 50 Marathons in 50 States by Age 50

George Tchakanakis set a goal for himself back in 2008. Now, almost 8 years later, he’s on his way to accomplishing it, and he’s not stopping there.

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Alexi Pappas Defends Her Title at Shamrock Shuffle

Greek-American runner and Olympic hopeful Alexi Pappas will return to Chicago this weekend to defend her title in the Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle.

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NHIBT Still a Rock of the Greek Community

The 86th annual NHIBT runs March 31-April 3 in Oak Park, IL.

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Greek Americans in Sports – March Report

Sports & Media Correspondent Terry Poulos reports the latest news on Greek Americans in sports.

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Sports Report

Sports Correspondent Terry Poulos provides a periodic rundown on the latest from top Greek Americans in the world of sports, from Chicago and the greater Midwest.

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Olympiacos Chicago Begins Season with Tournament Championship

Olympiacos Chicago Northern Illinois Soccer League (NISL) champs ckicked off the 2015/2016 season with a tournament win for the U14 Red Hinsdale Boys team.

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Olympiacos Chicago Team Crowned US Club National Cup Champions

The Olympiacos Chicago U14 Red City team captured the US Club Soccer National Cup Championship.

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Whirlwind Year for Entrepreneur Anthony Marlowe

Sells company, buys into NASCAR, weds

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Dimizas Leads Runners to Break World Record

Assistant Morraine Valley Cross Country Coach Dimitri Dimizas, a member at St. Nicholas Church in Oak Lawn, IL, along with Joe Lerner, assistant cross country coach at Trinity Christian College, coached runners in the record-breaking 100x10k relay. Dimizas, a former Cyclone himself, along with Lerner, led 100 runners from Morraine Valley Community College and other area schools. The race, which began on June 25, 2015, culminated on June 28, shattering the previous record by about…

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