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Lafcadio Hearn: The Greek National Poet of Japan

Lafcadio Hearn, a unique figure in international literature, began his life in Greece and spent the rest of his career in Japan.

New Dates for Tokyo Olympic Games 2021 Announced

The Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games' Organization Committee President Yoshiro Mori announced on Monday the new dates of the Olympic Games, which are now scheduled to take place in Japan next year. According to the new program of the games, the...

Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games Postponed for a Year As World Fights Coronavirus

The world's most iconic single event, the Olympic Games, which were supposed to have been held in Tokyo in the summer of 2020, will be postponed for one year in a move not seen since World War II, it was...

Japan Hints Tokyo Olympics May Have to be Postponed

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Monday this summer's Tokyo Olympics cannot be held under current circumstances due to the new coronavirus pandemic, suggesting for the first time that the Games may have to be postponed. "If I'm asked whether...

Tokyo Olympics Could be Postponed Due to Coronavirus, Says Senior Official

A delay of one or two years would be the "most feasible" option if the Tokyo Olympics cannot be held as planned this year due to the global coronavirus outbreak, a member of the Organizing Committee's executive board has...

Tokyo 2020: Details of Olympic Flame Ceremonies in Greece Revealed

All the details concerning the Olympic Flame and Torch Relay Ceremonies, which will take place in Greece in March, were presented on Monday at a special informational event held at the Hellenic Olympic Committee in Athens. It was disclosed there...

Two Greek Nationals to Be Evacuated From Quarantined ''Diamond Princess'' Cruise Ship

Greek Health Minister Vassilis Kikilias said on Sunday that Greece will soon evacuate the two Greek nationals who are on board the ''Diamond Princess'' cruise ship, which has been quarantined by Japanese authorities due to the presence of Coronavirus cases...

Greece Wins Legal Battle Against Popular Japanese Yogurt Claiming to Be ”Greek”

Greece won a battle in Japan recently against a large company that produces yogurt under the name ''The Greek Yogurt.'' Greece, in order to avoid negative developments, turned to Japan's Patent Office, which ruled that the legal use of the...

Greek Model Voted 2nd Most Beautiful Man in the World

Twenty-five-year-old Greek dietician Andreas Botaitis came in second at Wednesday's ''Mister Universal Ambassador'' competition for 2019, which took place in Tokyo, Japan. The young Greek professional, who is currently working as a model, represented Greece in the international competition and...

Greece’s Coach Pitino: "For the Next Eight Months I’m Not American, I’m Greek"

Greece’s new national basketball team coach Rick Pitino declared today that he is ready to lead Greece to Tokyo for Japan’s 2020 Summer Olympics. Pitino, who was announced as the new coach of the Greek squad on Monday, outlined his...