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Olympic Flame in Limbo After Tokyo Games Postponed

The Tokyo Olympic flame was taken off public display in Japan on Wednesday after it had arrived from Greece on March 26 in great anticipation for the Olympic Games, which were expected to take place this summer. The Tokyo Olympics,...

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...

Gerard Butler Shouts ''This is Sparta!'' from Historic Greek City

Thousands of people gathered in Sparta, southern Greece on Friday morning to see Hollywood star Gerard Butler marching along the streets of the city as part of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games torch relay. Butler is the actor who famously...

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...

Greek Champion Petrounias Ready to Fight for Tokyo Olympics Qualification

Greece's Olympic gymnastics champion in the still rings, Eleftherios Petrounias, is ready to fight the battle of his life to qualify for the Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Japan later this year. Petrounias uploaded two photographs to his personal Facebook page...

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...

Greeks Gather in Tokyo to Celebrate Christmas

The Greek community in Japan recently came together to celebrate Christmas at a festive party hosted by the groups ''Greeks of Japan'' and the ''Japan-Greece Society.'' The December 9th festivities took place in the country's capital of Tokyo. The Greek...

Greek-Australians Bring Greek Cuisine to Japan

The Apollo is an award winning modern Greek restaurant from Sydney Australia that has found itself a new home and new patrons in Tokyo Plaza Ginza. In spring of 2016, Sydney restaurateurs Jonathan Barthelmess and Sam Christie, both of Greek heritage, announced...