Ancient Olympia hosted its first modern pentathlon laser-run, an event which incorporates the finale of the Olympic version of the sport.
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There is a growing expectation here that the flame lit here at the rehearsal for the start of the Pyeongchang 2018 Torch Relay will be the one used for the official ceremony.
Every time this week that the flame lighting ceremony for Pyeongchang 2018 has been rehearsed, a flame has been lit and kept safely in a special lantern.
Greek cross-country skier Apostolos Angelis, 24, will be the first Torchbearer when the Relay from Ancient Olympia to Pyeongchang begins next Tuesday (October 24).
The Queen’s Baton Relay has arrived in Cardiff in exuberant style on the first day of a four-day tour of Wales.
Double Olympic taekwondo champion Jade Jones, sailing gold medallist Hannah Mills, British Lions rugby star Dan Lydiate and gymnast Frankie Jones are among 130 Baton bearers who will carry the Queen's message in Wales on the latest leg of its journey to Australia's Gold Coast for the 2018 Games.
England netball star Jo Harten claimed the Commonwealth Games has outstripped other global competitions to become the most important event in the sport’s calendar.
Commonwealth Games England chairman Ian Metcalfe has ruled out the possibility of athletics being held at London’s Olympic Stadium should either Birmingham or Liverpool be awarded the 2022 Games.
Olympic and Commonwealth Games gymnastics champion Max Whitlock was among those who carried the Queen’s Baton as the latest leg of its Relay en route to Gold Coast 2018 came to London.
England beat India by nine runs to win the International Cricket Council (ICC) Women's World Cup final at Lord’s in London after an emotional, pulsating and gut-wrenching final which was in doubt until the penultimate over.
India ended up cruising past rivals Pakistan here today as they continued their fine run in the International Cricket Council Women’s World Cup on a day where all eight teams chasing the title played.
Suzie Bates is set to become the first Olympian to appear in 100 One-Day Internationals (ODI) when she leads New Zealand against South Africa in the International Cricket Council (ICC) Women's World Cup tomorrow in Derby.
Defending champions Australia are only paying attention to on-the-field matters for the International Cricket Council Women’s World Cup which begins tomorrow in England.
Pakistan's final preparations for the International Cricket Council (ICC) Women's World Cup have been energised by the men's success in the Champions Trophy last Sunday (June 18), but captain Sana Mir insists their back-to-back Twenty20 gold medals at the Asian Games might well have been even more significant.
The Olympic flame for Pyeongchang 2018 will be lit at Ancient Olympia on October 24.