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A Virtual Tour in Ancient Olympia

Travel to Ancient Olympia and take a personalized tour of Olympia’s archaeological sites through your screen with the launch of a new digital platform that offers users a unique virtual experience of Greek history.

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Usain Bolt reveals his daughter’s Greek name

The retired eight-time Olympic gold medalist, Usain Bolt took to social media to introduce his first child to the world. The greatest sprinter of all time became a father last May. Bolt and…

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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…

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Enjoying Springtime in the Peloponnese

The Peloponnese, or “Island of Pelops” as it was called in ancient times, is separated from the mainland by the narrow Corinth Canal. It is a multifaceted territory of ancient, medieval, and…

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Europe is a protective umbrella for Greece: EU Commissioner

European Commissioner Dimitris Avramopoulos said, “Europe is Greece’s supporter in practice and, essentially, Europe is a protective umbrella for Greece” during his speech at the Olympia Forum organised by the newspaper “Patris”…

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New fires threaten ancient Olympia

A new fire broke out near the site of ancient Olympia on Wednesday whilst another one started out in Oropos eastern Attica, according to Greek media reports. In Alfiousa in Ilia, more…