Gerard Butler the star of the blockbuster “300” will visit Greece to take part in the 2,500 year anniversary of the Battle of Thermopylae.
The countdown has begun for the Games of the XXXI Olympiad. Yesterday at te Temple of Hera in Olympia, the eternal flame was lit, then passed from Greek gymnast Eleftherios Petrounias on to Giovane Gávio, Brazil’s double Olympic-medal-winning volleyball champion.
The organizers of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics have just unveiled the sporting event’s futuristic torch, an interesting piece inspired by a mix of Russian folklore, including a mythical Firebird, the country’ surprising contrasts, and space-age technology.
The lovely Scottish town of Dumfries was this morning’s temporary host for the Olympic torch on its last leg through Scotland. Everyone in Dumfries along with tourists in town for the big event or just visiting got up fairly early in the morning to get down to the town center and see the torch passing by while […]