The Olympic Torch relay

The Olympic Torch relay
The Ancient Greeks considered fire to be a divine element, and they maintained perpetual fires in front of their principal temples. This was the case in the sanctuary of Olympia, where the Ancient Olympic Games took place. The flame was lit using the rays …
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Promotion of Women In Sport
As a product of its era, the IOC initially had little interest in women’s participation in sport. Times have changed and the IOC has played an important role in establishing a positive trend to enhance women’s participation. This section offers a brief …
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Anna Korakaki: a “living example” of how to turn YOG heartbreak into Olympic success
Greek shooter ready to tell youngsters at Buenos Aires 2018 how she transformed her Nanjing 2014 despair into two medals at Rio 2016. If a young athlete feels their world is crashing down after a near-miss or outright “disaster” at next year’s Youth …
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