Temple of Hera
May 10, 2012 06:00 EDT
The Olympic flame was lit in Ancient Olympia in Greece on Thursday, in a solemn ceremony filled with mystery and tradition that signals the final countdown to the start of this year's summer Games in London.
May 09, 2012 16:03 EDT
The traditional ceremony to light the Olympic flame takes place at the ancient site of Olympia in Greece on Thursday, signalling the final countdown to the start of the Games in London.
Feb 17, 2012 12:53 EST
Armed robbers stole more than 60 priceless artefacts including a gold ring from a Greek museum dedicated to the ancient Olympic Games on Friday, prompting the country's culture minister to resign.
Feb 01, 2012 12:30 EST
The Olympic flame will be lit in the ruins of the home of the ancient Games in Greece before starting its journey to London, organisers said Wednesday.
Jul 23, 2010 05:04 EDT
Flame for Singapore Youth Olympics successfully lit at Ancient Olympia. The Olympic flame for the inaugural Youth Olympics has been successfully lit by the sun's rays at the birthplace of the ancient Olympics.