Greek journalists walk off the job over pension

Athens - Greece suffered a news blackout for five hours on Tuesday after the country's journalists walked off the job, joined by telecom workers who are protesting the government's plans to revamp

Olympic fears as 11 Greek lifters caught doping

Olympic fears as 11 Greek lifters caught dopingAthens - The Greek weightlifting team could miss the Beijing Olympics and other upcoming international events after 11 of its athletes failed doping tests last month.

The Hellenic Weightlifting Federation confirmed on Friday that five men and six women from the 14-strong national team were caught using forbidden substances at out-of-competition tests carried out by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) by request of the world governing body IWF on March 7.

Greek Olympic weightlifting coach suspended over doping

Athens - Greece's Olympic weightlifting coach Christos Iacovou was suspended on Friday after WADA found 11 Greek weightlifters to have tested positive for using banned substances.