Representatives of France’s Terre de Jeux 2024 have collected soil from Ancient Olympia, the birthplace…
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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.
Olympian, Emmanuel Karalis who placed fourth in the men’s pole vault at the Tokyo Olympic Games 2021, has opened a wine bar ‘Angelo et Manolo’ in the centre of Athens, calling it “The first Greek black-owned wine bar from two kids that love wine and cheese, by Angelo & Manolo!”
For Greek-Australian conductor and composer, George Ellis, there aren’t too many accomplishments that come close to plying his trade at the Opening Ceremony of the 2000 Sydney Olympic Games – and it’s not hard to understand why as he retells his story on the Ouzo Talk podcast.
The Olympic Anthem was sung in Greek by forty Chinese children during the opening ceremony of the 2022 Winter Olympic Games in Beijing on Friday. The Greek words were learned by the Chinese children in less than three months.
Greece has led the parade, as is customary, at the opening ceremony of the Beijing Winter Olympic Games which started on Friday in the Chinese capital.
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.
Record holder Andreas Vazaios has successfully defended his SC Euros title in the 200 individual medley in the day four finals of the European Short Course Championships, winning gold.
A true legend, Greek pole vaulter Emmanouíl Karalís (aka Manolo) has captured hearts over the world and the spirit of the Olympics in a gesture dubbed by many as their favourite moment of the Games. We share what the Olympian had to say in his exclusive interview with Greek City Times.
Mitsotakis: “The steps taken so far by the state on climate change are not enough when you have in front of you a natural phenomenon of such magnitude. If there are even few people who have reservations about whether climate change is real, I call on them to come here and see.”
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.
Stefanos Ntouskos has won the first ever Olympic rowing gold for Greece in the men’s single sculls at the Tokyo 2021 Olympics, breaking the world record along the way.