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Quiz on words and phrases with military origins

On September 12, 490 BC, the battle of Marathon was fought between the invading Persian army and the citizens of Athens. The Greek army won, and one o Hindu Business Line, 1 week ago

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UEFA moves Champions League draw from Athens over health concerns

The draws for this season's Champions League and Europa League group stages have been moved from Athens because they would break local COVID-19 rules about large indoor gatherings, UEFA said on Wednesday. The European soccer body said that the Champions League draw would instead take place without guests -- such as club representatives -- at its own headquarters in Nyon, Switzerland, on Oct. 1 with the Europa League draw the following day in the same venue.   The decision followed talks ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago
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Turkey says #39;no concessions#39; in east Mediterranean row

His remarks come just hours after Athens said it would launch military exercises Wednesday with France, Italy and Cyprus in the region, where tensions between the two neighbours have escalated in recent weeks.
 Money Control3 weeks ago

UEFA Slams Decision To Hold Greek Cup Final On August 30

The final between Olympiakos and AEK Athens was originally scheduled for July 26 but the former refused to play at a smaller stadium in Rizoupoli instead of the Athens Olympic Stadium. Agence France-Presse Updated: July 28, 2020 09:00 AM IST Read Time: 2 min ...
 NDTV1 month ago

International Olympic Committee Chief Thomas Bach To Stand For 2nd Term

The IOC presidential elections are slated to take place in Athens in June 2021. Agence France-Presse Updated: July 17, 2020 07:39 PM IST Read Time: 2 min Thomas Bach was elected for an eight-year term as Olympic chief in September 2013.
 NDTV2 months ago

Migrants Stranded At Sea As Powerful Storm Batters

Athens (AP) A boat carrying dozens of migrants was stranded at sea Friday as hurricane-force winds and heavy rain battered the western coast of Greece, causing power outages and road closures. Coast guard officials said due to the high winds, rescue boats ...
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President Bill Lincoln: America needs to look at two giants of the 19th century for a comeback

In this May 29, 2020 file photo, a protester carries a U.S. flag upside, a sign of distress, next to a burning building in Minneapolis. Protests over the death of George Floyd, a black man who died in police custody Monday, broke out in Minneapolis and across ...
 Economic Times1 week ago
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Greece: Wildfire stopped at gate of ancient fortress city

Four water-dropping planes and two helicopters helped dozens of firefighters contain the blaze on Sunday at the edge of one of Greece's most important archaeological sites, some 120 kilometers (75 miles) southwest of Athens.
 Times of India2 weeks ago
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Greece bans flights from Barcelona, extends Covid-19 travel restrictions

The rise in coronavirus cases in recent weeks has forced Greek authorities to gradually reimpose restrictions in the capital Athens and other areas, including popular islands at the peak of tourism season to curb the spread of COVID-19. travel Updated: Aug ...
 Hindustan Times2 weeks ago

12 years ago today: When Bindra clinched Olympic gold!

IMAGE: Abhinav Bindra poses with his gold medal. Photograph: Jeff Gross/Getty Images August 11, 2008 was a landmark day in the history of Indian sports. Abhinav Bindra became the first Indian to win an individual Olympic gold medal. Bindra had achieved the feat during 2008 Beijing Olympics and the 10 metre air rifle shooter was seen at the top of his craft. The shooter had shot a 10.8 on his last shot and this sealed the gold medal for the Indian.   Before this shot, he was tied with ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago
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