The Tokyo Olympics appeared to be on even shakier ground as Japan extended a state of emergency eleven weeks before the Games.
Greek table tennis champion Panagiotis Gionis has achieved his goal to qualify for participation in his 5th Olympiad, a rare feat for an athlete.
On April 6, 1896, the first modern Olympics were held in Athens, Greece at the Panathenaic Stadium, featuring athletes from 14 countries.
An event which launched the new lighting system of the Panathenaic Stadium in Athens, also known as the Kallimarmaro, was held.
Most fans will be banned from the postponed 2020 Olympic Games when they open in July, Tokyo organizers announced on Saturday.
Greece will lead in the opening ceremony in the upcoming 2021 Olympics in Tokyo, bringing back the question: Why Greece?
Greek sailing champion Emilia Tsoulfa has qualified for the Tokyo Olympics seventeen years after winning gold at the Athens Olympics in 2004.
Kane Tanaka, at a spry 118 will carry the Olympic torch, beginning of the ceremonies leading up to this Summer's Olympics in Tokyo.
A 2,300-year-old tomb in southwest Turkey—once revered as a holy Islamic site—turns out to be the tomb of ancient Greek boxer Diagoras.
A medal awarded during the very first modern Olympic Games, held in Athens in 1896, was recently sold at auction for $65,625 (€55,375). The bronze medal was awarded to Georgios Tsitas, the runner up in the Greco-Roman wrestling event at...