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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.

Sky Team Donates to SOS Children’s Villages

Sky Team aviation alliance (which celebrates its eighth year) together with Athens International Airport Eleftherios Venizelos, recently donated 15,000 euros to the international child welfare organization SOS Children's Villages in Greece.

Greece Receives Double Honor in China

Greece was the country of honor at the World Travel Fair in Shanghai where it also received the award for "Most Popular European Destination" from Shanghai municipality.

Olympic Flame Arrives in China

Greece handed the Olympic flame to China, the host of the 2008 Games, on March 30 at Panathinaiko Stadium in Athens. Beijing Games Organizing Chief and Beijing Communist Party Secretary Liu Qi received the flame and said: "In 130 days the 2008 Beijing Olympics begin and we and...

Blue Star Ferries Supports Special Olympics

The Olympic Flame for the European Special Olympics begin held in Italy until the 6th of the month, sailed from Patras aboard Blue Star's ferryboat Blue Horizon.