part of the Olympic Flame ceremony, Ancient Olympia, Greece

Watching these ladies participate in part of the Olympic Flame ceremony, Ancient Olympia, Greece

The Olympic flame in Greece

The Olympic flame has traveled around Greece, through 43 cities &…

A priestess releases a dove during the Ancient Olympia rehearsal ceremony.

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A priestess releases a dove at ancient Olympia during the rehearsal ceremony of the lighting of the flame that will burn at the London 2012 Olympic Games on May 2012 in Olympia, Greece. (Photo by Jamie McDonald/Getty Images)

Athens Olympic Stadium

Spanish architect Santiago Calatrava was selected by the Organizing Committee of Olympic Games of Athens 2004 and the Ministry of Culture of Greece to redesign the Olympic Sports Complex (OAKA).

Olympic flame for London Games lit in Greece

The flame that will be used for the London 2012 torch relay and Olympic Games has been lit during a ceremony in Olympia, Greece. The flame was kindled by a "high priestess" who captured the morning sun's rays in a parabolic mirror.

Panathinaiko Olympic Stadium, Athens, Greece - Ran a lap just because we could in the first olympic stadium on our honeymoon :-)

Panathinaiko Olympic Stadium, Athens, Greece - Bucket list: run a mile here

Greece's triple-jump champion Voula Papachristou has been removed from the 2012 Summer Olympic Games in London after posting a racially-insensitive tweet on July 22. She tweets (translated from Greek to English), "With so many Africans in Greece .. At least the mosquitoes of West Nile .. will eat homemade food!"

Paraskevi Papachristou, a Greek athlete who was on Greece's triple jump Olympic team, has been kicked out of the Games for a racist remark s.

Olympic Flame Ceremony, Ancient Olympia Peloponnese Greece

Olympic Flame Ceremony, Ancient Olympia Peloponnese Greece

1896 Athens, Greece Olympic Poster

The Athens 1896 Summer Olympic Games (April marked the birth of the Modern Olympics.

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