Olympic Flame for Beijing 2022 lit in Ancient Olympia as protesters interrupt the ceremony

Greek skier Iannis Antoniou is the first torchbearer passing the flame to former Chinese short track speed skater Li Jiajun . Small group stages protest during ceremony.

International Olympic Academy reopens in ancient Olympia after full renovation financed by IOC

Greeks have yet another reason to celebrate as the Olympic world returns to its roots

Heraklion, on the island of Crete, wins the right to host the third edition of the Mediterranean Beach Games in 2023.

Greece’s “Triple Crown” of October gatherings to unite Olympic family in the ancient home of the Olympic Games

One-hundredth Anniversary IOC Executive Board meeting, Ancient Olympia Flame Lighting Ceremony and ANOC General Assembly grace Greece’s sacred grounds later this month.

Excitement and anguish for European and Greek Olympic Committees leader Spyros Capralos on final day of Tokyo Games

Savors Greece’s historic water polo silver medal as wildfires blaze at home and near Ancient Olympia. International Olympic Academy saved thanks to new fire prevention technology

The Consequences of No Spectators in Tokyo on the Olympic Movement

(ATR) The ramifications of empty venues will be painful. To Tokyo 2020, Japan, the IOC, sponsors, broadcasters. and Beijing 2022.

IOC President Evangelist for Olympics, Tokyo 2020

(ATR) Thomas Bach preaches the gospel of the Games in the Olympic holy land of Greece.

Tokyo Torch Relay Brings Reality of Olympics

(ATR) A smooth open to the first event of the Tokyo Olympics.

Tokyo Olympic Flame Emerges from Hiding

(ATR) Last seen in March, the Olympic Flame lit for the 2020 Games goes on public display soon in Tokyo.

Olympic Flame Flies to Japan

(ATR) The flame for the Tokyo Olympics is handed to Japan in a quiet ceremony in Athens, spectators not welcome.

Tokyo Olympic Flame Begins Journey in Corona Tinged World

(ATR) Against the uncertainty of a pandemic, the flame for the 2020 Games is lit in Greece.


ATR Radio: Lighting the Olympic Flame

(ATR) Hellenic Olympic Committee President Spyros Capralos talks about the ceremony in Olympia for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and the impact of the coronavirus.

UPDATE: No Spectators For Torch Lighting

(ATR) The flame for the Tokyo Olympics will be lit this week in Ancient Olympia before only 100 guests from IOC and Tokyo 2020.

#ICYMI: IOC - 'The Games Will Go Ahead', Aly Raisman Blasts USA Gymnastics Settlement

#ICYMI -- In Case You Missed It ... Sometimes the best stories don't get the attention we think they deserve.

Lighting Ceremonies in Olympia Curtailed

(ATR) Coronavirus forces the Hellenic Olympic Committee to scale back the Lighting and Handover of the Olympic Flame.

Renovations for International Olympic Academy

(ATR) The academy overlooking the site of Ancient Olympia to undergo much-needed modernization.

Olympic Flame Lighting First

(ATR) For the first time, a woman will be the first torchbearer at the Olympic flame lighting in Ancient Olympia.

Tokyo 2020 Unveils Details of Greece Torch Relay Events

Next Destination for Youth Olympic Flame: Lausanne

For the first time in 70 years, an Olympic torch relay will crisscross Switzerland.

Olympic Family Helps Fire Recovery in Greece

(ATR) The IOC and other Olympic organizations send cash to Greek sport.

Seoul Next Stop for Olympic Flame

(ATR) The flame for the 2018 Winter Olympics is now in the hands of South Korea.

Olympic flame for PyeongChang 2018 shines brightly as Olympic Movement shows its support at Ancient Olympia

Olympic flame for PyeongChang 2018 shines brightly as Olympic Movement shows its support at Ancient Olympia The Olympic flame-lighting ceremony for the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 took place today in Ancient Olympia, Greece.

PyeongChang Olympic Flame Rain-Proof

(ATR) The flame for the 2018 Winter Olympics is burning, despite a rainy ceremony.

Monday Memo: PyeongChang Flame, Olympic Mayors, 1000 Days to Tokyo

(ATR) The flame lighting ceremony in Olympia and the mayors of LA and Paris meet…More in Monday Memo.

Statement regarding to PyeongChang 2018

PyeongChang 2018 : The French Olympic and Sport Committee (CNOSF) reaffirms its position

Youthful Celebrations in Home of Olympics

(ATR) Thousands celebrate Olympic Day across Greece.

25 Years of Flame Lighting Ceremonies -- Photodesk

(ATR) Around the Rings has followed the Olympic flame as it journeyed across five continents.

Olympic Flame for PyeongChang 2018 Starts Journey on October 24

The 101-day domestic torch relay begins on November 1 when the Olympic Flame - lit in Greece on October 24 - arrives in Incheon, Korea.