Tag: 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.

Olympian Emmanuel Karalis Opens Athens Wine Bar

Olympian Emmanuel Karalis Opens Athens Wine Bar

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!”

George Ellis

Conductor George Ellis’ Olympic Glory

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.

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FlyManoloFly: Greek Pole Vaulter Karalís Provides 'Favourite Moment' of Olympic Games 2021

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.

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.