Tag: Ancient Olympia

Corinth

Fires rage across Greece

Greek authorities are concerned about the fact that 57 fires broke out in the country in just 24 hours. Most fires were extinguished quickly. Kechries, a village in the municipality of Corinth…

Ancient Olympia

Ancient Olympia to be showcased in new Microsoft app

Ancient Olympia, one of Greece’s most popular archaeological sites, will be introduced to people around the world via a new app to be designed and sponsored by Microsoft, reported GTP Headlines. Greece’s…

Pavlopoulos and Bach

Greek President honours IOC President

The President of Hellenic Republic, Prokopios Pavlopoulos on Wednesday honoured the President of the International Olympic Committee, Thomas Bach during a ceremony at the Presidential Mansion. Pavlopoulos awarded Bach the Grand Cross of…

Police arrest arsonist in Ancient Olympia 11

Police arrest arsonist in Ancient Olympia

Police authorities arrested a suspected arsonist on Sunday in the municipality of Ancient Olympia in the Peloponnese according to a press statement by the Fire Service. The 44-year-old suspect is suspected of…

Greece lights up the 23rd Winter Olympic Games 12

Greece lights up the 23rd Winter Olympic Games

Greece has officially lit the torch for the 23rd Winter Olympic Games in Pyeong Chang South Korea 2018, with an impressive ceremony on Tuesday in the stadium of Ancient Olympia, in the…

German returns stolen artifact to Ancient Olympia 18

German returns stolen artifact to Ancient Olympia

A stolen fragment of a marble pipe, which was taken from the archaeological site of Ancient Olympia and illegally exported to Germany, has been returned by a German citizen, the Ministry of Culture…