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All Eyes on Greece: Athens Marathon to Welcome Athletes from 101 Countries

Amateur and professional runners from as far Andorra, the Ivory Coast and Antarctica will be in the Greek capital on November 12 to compete in the 35th "Athens Marathon. Τhe Authentic".

History in the Making at 34th ‘Athens Marathon – The Authentic’ – Photo Report

The 34th “Athens Marathon. The Authentic” made and marked history on Sunday, November 13, attracting thousands of athletes from across the globe to run the classic race from the seaside town of Marathon to the Greek capital.

Runners Take Your Mark… Countdown to 34th Athens Marathon

The Greek capital takes the international spotlight yet again for the 34th Athens Marathon - The Authentic set to draw in record numbers on November 13 for the historic sporting event.

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 Reaching Final Destination in Greece: Panathenian Stadium

After traveling Greece for six days, the Rio 2016 Olympic Torch arrived on Tuesday at the Acropolis in Athens.

Olympic Flame to Ignite Spirit for Brazil 2016 Games

True to tradition, the Olympic Flame to look over the 2016 Rio Games from the Maracanã cauldron in Brazil this summer will be lit at a special ceremony in Ancient Olympia, Greece, on Thursday, April 21.

Rio 2016: From Ancient Olympia to Maracanã… Here Comes the Olympic Torch

The time has come for Greece to share the light of the Olympics as the Olympic Torch begins its journey on April 21 from the home of the Games in Ancient Olympia to Athens' Panathenian Stadium on April 27 and from there to Brazil, the host of the world’s largest sporting event.

Mark the Date: Athens Marathon 2016 Registration Opens on April 4!

Registration for the 34th Athens Marathon - Τhe Authentic to take place on November 13 opens at noon on April 4 with organizers advising athletes interested in running the 10km or 5km to sign up fast as spots run out in the first few hours and registrations close automatically.

The 33rd Athens Marathon – The Authentic Breaks All Records – Photo Report

The 33rd Athens Marathon - Τhe Authentic broke all records on Sunday, November 8, attracting some 43,000 athletes who tested their mettle and improved their personal times running the classic race on a warm, sunny day.

On Your Marks… Athens Marathon Set for Action

The 33rd "Athens Marathon. The Authentic", to kick off on November 8, from the ancient site in Marathon, eastern Attica, has attracted more than 43,000 runners from across the globe ready to run the historic race.

Hop in Sightseeing Creates New Packages

Hop in Zinon Tours, in the Greek marketplace since 1952, now offers new tours to its plethora of sightseeing packages. The latest edition is its "Cruising to Antiquity" package that includes a cruise from Piraeus to Epidaurus Port and a bus ride to the ancient theater of the same name.