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  • The first torch bearer

    The first torch bearer

    The first torch bearer, Spyros Gianniotis receives the torch in the Ancient Olympic Stadium, Olympia, Greece. The ceremony organised by the Hellenic Olympic Committee (HOC) to light the Olympic Flame was held inside the Temple of Hera at the historic ruins of the home of the ancient Olympic Games.
    Thursday, May 10, 2012 2:00 PM | Photo
  • Bringing up the rear

    Bringing up the rear

    London 2012 - Chris Froome of Britain placed second in this year’s Tour de France but finishes second to last in the Olympic road race ahead of “lanterne rouge” Ioannis Tamouridis of Greece. Froome and all of the British squad worked hard but in vain to set up a bunch sprint for teammate Mark Cavendish.
    Monday, July 30, 2012 6:30 PM | Photo
  • Olympic flame lighting ceremony in Ancient Olympia

    Olympic flame lighting ceremony in Ancient Olympia

    The Olympic flame for the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 was lit in Ancient Olympia, Greece. The first torchbearer was Rio 2016 Olympic shooting pistol gold medallist Anna Korakaki.
    Thursday, March 12, 2020 1:44 PM | Photo
  • Olympic flame lighting ceremony in Ancient Olympia

    Olympic flame lighting ceremony in Ancient Olympia

    The Olympic flame for the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 was lit in Ancient Olympia, Greece. The first torchbearer was Rio 2016 Olympic shooting pistol gold medallist Anna Korakaki.
    Thursday, March 12, 2020 1:48 PM | Photo
  • Olympic flame lighting ceremony in Ancient Olympia

    Olympic flame lighting ceremony in Ancient Olympia

    The Olympic flame for the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 was lit in Ancient Olympia, Greece. The first torchbearer was Rio 2016 Olympic shooting pistol gold medallist Anna Korakaki.
    Thursday, March 12, 2020 1:45 PM | Photo
  • Buenos Aires 2018 - Athletics - Women’s Javelin Throw

    Buenos Aires 2018 - Athletics - Women’s Javelin Throw

    Juleisy Angulo of Ecuador (Silver), Elina Tzengko of Greece (Gold) and Munevver Hanci of Turkey (Bronze) after the Athletics - Women’s Javelin Throw on Day 10 of the Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games at the Athletics Field, Youth Olympic Park on October 16, 2018 in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
    Wednesday, October 17, 2018 4:46 PM | Photo
  • Pierre de COUBERTIN

    Pierre de COUBERTIN

    Ceremony of transfer of Baron Pierre de COUBERTIN's heart at Olympia, 1938 - Crown Prince Paul of Greece places the urn with Coubertin’s heart in the bottom of the stele dedicated to the Baron.
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