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August 31, 2016

The Flame of the Winter Olympic Games “Sochi 2014” started its journey to Russia

Afterwards, the High Priestess Ino Menegaki gave the sacred light of Olympism to the HOC President Spyros Capralos, who handed it over to the Sochi Delegation, […]
August 31, 2016

PRESS RELEASE 13 June 2013

INTERNATIONAL OLYMPIC ACADEMY Halandri, 13 June 2013 PRESS RELEASE The proceedings of the 53rd International Session for Young Participants were officially opened by the President of […]
August 29, 2016

HERMES OF PRAXITELES

The statue of Hermes is one of the most magnificent art pieces of the ancient world. It is a symbol of beauty and aesthetics. It is […]
August 29, 2016

THE MUSEUMS IN ANCIENT OLYMPIA

Archaeological Museum The finds discovered in the course of the excavations at Olympia are exhibited in the Olympia Archaeological Museum. The two pediments from the Temple […]
August 29, 2016

THE ARCHAEOLOGICAL SITE OF ANCIENT OLYMPIA

In his Olympian Speech (33,2) the famous ancient orator Lysias described the region of Olympia as “the most beautiful place in Greece”. It was a land […]
August 29, 2016

THE SPIRIT OF ANCIENT GREECE

According to the Olympic Movement’s modern conception, ancient Greece is interpreted as a source of ideas which are projected on today’s present in order to confirm, […]
August 29, 2016

THE OLYMPIC SPIRIT

The Olympic spirit is linked to the values and ideals of Olympism. The spiritual dimension of the Games was stressed from the beginning by Pierre de […]
August 29, 2016

THE LEGACY OF ANCIENT OLYMPIC GAMES

The roots of the Olympic Spirit can be found in the ancient Greek civilization. In Ancient Greece, sport was part of man’s overall education which cultivated […]