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Olympic Flame Reaches Chania

The Venetian port of Chania greeted the Olympic Flame. The flame relay will travel to London on July 27, heralding the 2012 Olympic Games. But people participating in the Olympic flame relay, lit in ancient Olympia, still have many stations...

Jacques Rogge Declared Honorable Citizen of Ancient Olympia

The Museum of the History of the Olympic Games in Antiquity in ancient Olympia opened its doors to the public after having been robbed almost three months ago. The municipality of ancient Olympia organized a ceremony last Wednesday at the...

London 2012 Olympics Torch Lit in Ancient Olympia

The London 2012 Olympics torch was kindled by the sun's rays in ancient Olympia on Thursday, sparking a relay that will culminate with the lighting of the Olympic stadium's cauldron at the Games opening ceremony on July 27. On a...

Olympic Flame Lighting Ceremony 2012 To Be Broadcast Over the Internet

For the first time in Olympic Games history, the Olympic Flame Lighting Ceremony will be broadcast live via the Internet. Until now, international state broadcasting companies showed the event. The ceremony, which defines the opening of the Olympic Games, will be...

British Cyclists Will Travel from Ancient Olympia in Greece to London

Some renowned British athletes have decided to organize a charity cycling event, beginning their journey to London from Greece. Lawrence Dallagio, rugby player, and Flintoff Freddie, cricket player, organize a philanthropic cycling tour every year in order to raise money for...

18th International Cycling Tour to Take Place in Peloponnese, Greece

From May 16-20, the 18th International Cycling Tour of Greece will take place in Peloponnese. This event has a huge history and is of great national importance. People in charge of it, as well as cyclists, hope to make...