Coronavirus fears kept crowds away from the lighting ceremony and caused the cancellation of the Greek torch relay. But the Olympic Flame burns on.
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For the first time, a squash tournament will be among the sporting events being held in the run up to the Posidonia shipping exhibition.
The 21-year-old is the first Greek to have qualified for the tournament final, and the sixth-youngest player to ever win it.
The film will chart the rise of the Greek basketball player, who grew up in Athens and was named the NBA's Most Valuable Player in 2019.
Founder of the International Olympic Committee Pierre de Coubertin outlined his vision for the games in the manuscript four years before the first modern Olympic Games.
60.000 runners will gather in Athens for this year's classic marathon and shorter distances, making it one of the biggest running events in the world.
For the second year, writers and cricketers will gather on Corfu for the festival, taking place at some of the island's most beautiful historic venues.
In an emotional speech Antetokounmpo thanked his family, his teammates and coaches, and the people in Greece who have long supported him.
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