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Ancient Greek Sport of Boxing May be Dropped from Olympics

The ancient Greek sport of boxing may be dropped from the Olympic Games, the International Olympic Committee president, Thomas Bach, recently warned. Weightlifting and boxing are the “two problem children" of the Olympic movement” and remain at risk of being...

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...