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The Olympic Flame Goes from Athens to Tokyo

The Olympic Flame began its journey from Greece to Japan for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games, following the Handover Ceremony that took place in Athens.

Greece Getting Ready for ‘Aegean 600’ Sailing Race in June 2020

Greece is getting ready to host the “Aegean 600”, an international 600-nautical mile sailing race that will take place in the Aegean sea during June 14-20, 2020.

Rio 2016: Greece Hands Over Olympic Flame to Brazil

The Olympic Flame was handed over to the 2016 Rio de Janeiro delegation on Wednesday, 100 days before the opening of the Olympic Games, at a ceremony at the Panathenian Stadium in Athens, in the presence of 30,000 spectators.

Rio 2016 Olympic Torch Relay – Greece Route

The Hellenic Olympic Committee recently unveiled the weeklong torch relay program in Greece for the Rio 2016 Summer Olympics.

Athens “Runs to the Future” on Tuesday, June 23

On Tuesday, June 23, on the occasion of the Olympic Day, the city of Athens “runs to the future”, participating in an evening race that is part of the 4-day “Light up the Night” events that are taking place at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center.

Olympic Air Flies Athletes To 2012 London Olympic Games

The Greek Olympic team and the Olympic Air crew in front of the Airbus A320 right before takeoff to the 2012 London Olympic Games. Olympic Air, official sponsor of the Hellenic Olympic Committee, carried the athletes to London on 23 July and 13 August.

Panathenaic Stadium Finally Opens

“Our goal is to bring in as many guests as we can so we can contribute to Greece’s tourism,” the president of the Hellenic Olympic Committee, Spyros Kapralos, told tourism professionals last month.

SETE Calls For Private Corporation To Handle Tourism Promotion

The Association of Greek Tourist Enterprises (SETE) recently forwarded a letter to the Hellenic Tourism Organization (EOT) and suggested that a cooperation with the private sector would be ideal to promote tourism.