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Olympic Champion Miltos Tentoglou to Auction his Shoes for Victims in Turkey

Greek long jumper Miltiadis (Miltos) Tentoglou will auction his shoes, with the proceeds to be donated to the child victims of the earthquake that...

Boycott of 2024 Olympics Looms Over Russian Athletes

Up to 40 nations could boycott the Olympics if Russian athletes are allowed to compete in 2024, said Poland's sport and tourism minister Kamil...

Olympic Flame for the Paris Games to Sail on a Masted Ship from Greece

The Olympic Flame for the 2024 Paris Games will take to the seas from its birthplace in Greece, arriving aboard a three-masted tall ship...

Spyros Louis: The Olympics Marathon Hero Who Did it All to Impress a Girl

In the summer Olympics of 1896 in Athens Spyros Louis took advantage of the opportunity to impress his love.

The Olympic Airways Plane That Has Become Home in an Oregon Forest

A plane from the Greek airline Olympic Airways, which since 2012 has sat in a forest in Oregon, has a surprisingly glamorous history. Retired engineer...

France Might Use Al-Assisted Crowd Control in 2024 Olympics

An Al-assisted crowd control and surveillance system could be used during the 2024 Paris Olympics to monitor attendees and bolster security, according to a...

The Olympic Airways Plane That Almost Crashed Into Athens

It was August 9, 1978 when an Olympic Airways Boeing 747 almost crashed into central Athens, with the pilot avoiding the disaster in the last second

The First Ever Cheesecake Was Served to Ancient Greek Olympic Athletes

Cheesecake is one of the most recognizable and popular desserts. You may assume its origins trace back to France or possibly Italy, as the...

The Olympic Airways Uniform Design That Made Fashion History

Pierre Cardin, who passed away in late December, designed the Olympic Airways flight attendant uniforms in the glory days of the airline.

Ancient Greek Sport of Boxing Dropped From Olympics

The ancient Greek sport of boxing will be dropped from the Olympic Games starting in 2028 the International Olympic Committee (IOC) decided recently. The decision...