Saturday, November 27, 2021

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All you need to know about Tokyo Olympics 2020

Though the idea of Olympics was based on the ancient Olympic Games held in Olympia, Greece from 8th century BC to 4th century AD, the first edition of the modern Games were held in 1896.

Greeks celebrate Easter under Covid lockdown

Traditionally, Easter is an opportunity for many people to leave the urban centres to celebrate in the countryside.

Athens to host 138th International Olympic Committee Session in 2025

The IOC Session unanimously approved the proposal at its virtual meeting on Thursday, said a statement.

Greek economy contracts by 8.2% in 2020: Report

In Q4 of last year, the Greek GDP decreased 7.9 per cent year-on-year, but increased by 2.7 per cent from the previous quarter

Greece further extends coronavirus lockdown

The second lockdown in Greece amidst the pandemic started on November 7, 2020, and was initially scheduled to end on November 30, reports Xinhua news agency.

Greece extends lockdown to December 14

"The epidemiological burden remains high," government spokesman Stelios Petsas told reporters as he announced the extension.

Election for IOC chief to be held next March in Athens

The IOC EB also approved, in the absence of current IOC President, Thomas Bach, the directives concerning the election of the IOC President that is due to be held during the 137th IOC Session.

Athens Marathon cancelled due to Covid-19 pandemic

The Hellenic Athletics Federation (SEGAS) in a statement on Thursday said that they had discussed several measures to hold the annual event in a safe manner, such as staging only the full 42km race

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