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Jasmine Hill, Alabama’s “Little Corner of Ancient Greece”, Shuts Down

Jasmine Hill, a 20-acre botanical garden and outdoor museum in Wetumpka, a town outside of Montgomery, Alabama, has closed. The gardens contained an extensive variety of classical Greek sculpture -- both original and replicas -- that depicted Olympic gods...

World’s Oldest Person to Carry Olympic Torch for Tokyo 2021 Games

Kane Tanaka, at a spry 118 will carry the Olympic torch, beginning of the ceremonies leading up to this Summer's Olympics in Tokyo.

Olympic Flame Lighting Ceremony for Pyeongchang 2018 (video)

The Olympic flame lighting ceremony for the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, was held on Tuesday, October 24 in Ancient Olympia. The official ceremony was held at the ancient stadium of Olympia, with actress Katerina Lehou as High Priestess and Artemis...

Disabled Syrian Refugee Carries Olympic Torch in Greece

A 27-year-old disabled Syrian refugee received the Olympic flame on Tuesday at the Elaionas refugee camp in Athens. Ibrahim Al-Hussein received the torch by head of the Hellenic Olympic Committee Spyros Kapralos, thus representing tens of thousands of refugees in...

Olympic Torch in Space

The Russian Soyuz spacecraft launched today from Kazakhstan steppes with three astronauts and Olympic torch of Sochi Olympic Winter Games and arrived at the International Space Station (ISS). The Russian TV directly relayed the “Olympic Soyuz” arrival at the ISS,...

Moscow in Expectation of Olympic Torch

On Friday, the Olympic torch was taken to the Acropolis of Athens. This Saturday, the torch will cover the last leg, from the Acropolis to the Panathinaikos Stadium in the Greek capital, where the official Olympic Flame Handover Ceremony...