In 2004 the Olympic Games finally returned home to Greece. History was revisited as the shot put events were held in Olympia, site of the ancient Olympic Games. The archery events were staged in the Panathenaic Stadium that had been used for the 1896 Olympic Games. Both marathons began in the city that gave the event its name and followed the 1896 route, ending in the Panathenaic Stadium.

In 2004 the Olympic Games finally returned home to Greece. History was revisited as the shot put events were held in Olympia, site of the ancient Olympic Games. The archery events were staged in th…

Athens, Greece Original Olympic Stadium

Rio Olympics 2016 - live results, breaking news headlines and reports from the ABC's team in Brazil.

CHINA:150 YUAN(2008) Commemorative coin for "XXIX Olympiad - BEIJING 2008",Series II. In gold.The obverse depicts the title of PRC, the year "2008",the traditional paired Chinese dragon image and the emblem of the Games of the XXIX Olympiad.The reverse features an ancient Chinese swimming event, and the corresponding Games of the XXIX Olympiad swimming pictogram. Weight:10,367gr.(1/3 oz) & Fineness:99,99%.In official case & certificate.PROOF

Auction House specialized in stamps, coins, banknotes, rare maps and books of Greece and many other foreign countries.

Photo Shoot 9: Ancient Olympic Sports - ANTMworld

Laura in a photo shoot re-creating ancient Olympic sports on Cycle 17 of America's Next Top Model.The CW/Nigel Barker/Pottle Productions Inc.

Artemis by Michael C Hayes - Pausanias, Description of Greece 5. 19. 5 (trans. Jones) (Greek travelogue C2nd A.D.) : “[Amongst the figures depicted on the chest of Kypselos dedicated at Olympia:] Artemis has wings on her shoulders … in her right hand she grips a leopard, in her left a lion.”

Artemis (Diana) - Greek Goddess of Mountains, Forests and Hunting. Artemis is one of the oldest, most complex and interesting forms of the Greek pantheon.

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