Tag: ancient Olympic games

Ancient Olympia Ilia at the Epicentre

Ancient Olympia at the Epicentre

The Archaeological Site of Olympia, in the historic and culturally rich region of Ilia, Greece, was a fitting venue for an event held this week by the Hellenic Ministry of Culture and Sports, designed to kickstart a government initiative to strengthen synergies between culture and tourism.

Olympic Games Medals

Olympic Medals: What You Didn't Know

The gold, silver and bronze medals awarded to competitors at the Olympics and Paralympics represent the highest levels of athletic achievement at the Games. Here are some interesting facts about the Olympic medals that you may not already know.