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 was made after an independent review of boxing at the 2016 Olympics in Rio de...
Olympic Flame Begins Journey from Ancient Olympia to the Beijing Winter Games
The Olympic flame lighting ceremony took place in ancient Olympia on Monday ahead of the Beijing Winter Games, which will run from Feb. 4-20. At the ancient Temple of Hera, up to 30 priestesses or ‘Caryatids Kores’ performed a series...
Athens Panathenaic Stadium Sparkles with New Lighting Design
An event which launched the new lighting system of the Panathenaic Stadium in Athens, also known as the Kallimarmaro, was held.
Greek PM and IOC Bid Farewell to Nelson Mandela
The International Olympic Committee, IOC on its official twitter account, said farewell to the former leader of South Africa, Nelson Mandela by uploading a photo. The photo was “full” from Greece, as “Madiba” is depicted holding the torch of the...