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Adidas AG (stylized as ɑdidɑs since 1949) is a multinational corporation, founded and headquartered in Herzogenaurach, Germany, that designs and manufactures shoes, clothing and accessories.
AEK Football Club (ΠΑΕ AEK; Αθλητική Ένωσις Κωνσταντινουπόλεως; Athlitikί Énosis Konstantinoupόleos, "Athletic Union of Constantinople"), also known as AEK, is a Greek football club based in Nea Filadelfeia, municipality of Attica, Greece.
AEK Basketball Club (ΚΑΕ ΑΕΚ; Αθλητική Ένωσις Κωνσταντινουπόλεως Athlitikí Énosis Konstantinoupóleos, "Athletic Union of Constantinople"), also known as AEK B.C. or AEK, and more commonly known in European competitions as AEK Athens, is a Greek professional basketball club based in Athens, Greece, part of the major multi-sport club AEK.
Afghanistan (Pashto/Dari:, Pashto: Afġānistān, Dari: Afġānestān), officially the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, is a landlocked country located within South Asia and Central Asia.
Afghanistan returned to the Olympic Games at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens from 13 to 29 August 2004.
The Agios Kosmas Olympic Sailing Centre hosted the sailing events at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, Greece.
The All-Russia State Television and Radio Broadcasting Company (Всероссийская государственная телевизионная и радиовещательная компания, Vserossiyskaya Gosudarstvennaya Televizionnaya i Radioveshchatelnaya Kompaniya), in short VGTRK (ВГТРК) which operates a large number of television and radio channels in 53 of Russia's languages.
Alpha Bank is the fourth largest Greek bank by total assets, and the largest by market capitalization of €2.36 billion (as of October 6th, 2017).
LS86 TV América TV La Plata is a television station located in La Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
The ancient Olympic Games were originally a festival, or celebration of and for Zeus; later, events such as a footrace, a javelin contest, and wrestling matches were added.
Anna Vissi (Άννα Βίσση; born 20 December 1957), also known as Anna Vishy, is a Greek Cypriot singer, songwriter, actress, television presenter, radio personality, and businesswoman.
Ano Liosia Olympic Hall was used to host to judo and wrestling at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, Greece.
Antenna, better known as ANT1, is a television network airing in Greece and Cyprus.
Antena 3 is a Spanish terrestrial television channel owned by Atresmedia which also owns Onda Cero, one of Spain's most listened to radio stations.
Antonis Remos (Αντώνης Ρέμος) (born Antonios Paschalidis; Αντώνης Πασχαλίδης; 19 June 1970 London Greek Radio. Retrieved on March 31, 2008), is a Greek singer.
Apollo (Attic, Ionic, and Homeric Greek: Ἀπόλλων, Apollōn (Ἀπόλλωνος); Doric: Ἀπέλλων, Apellōn; Arcadocypriot: Ἀπείλων, Apeilōn; Aeolic: Ἄπλουν, Aploun; Apollō) is one of the most important and complex of the Olympian deities in classical Greek and Roman religion and Greek and Roman mythology.
Apollon Kalamarias (Greek: Απόλλων Καλαμαριάς) is a Greek sport's club from Thessaloniki founded in 1926 it is the best supported team in Greece.
ARD (full name: Arbeitsgemeinschaft der öffentlich-rechtlichen Rundfunkanstalten der Bundesrepublik Deutschland – Consortium of public broadcasters in Germany) is a joint organisation of Germany's regional public-service broadcasters.
The Argentina national basketball team, officially nicknamed El Alma Argentina (Spanish: The Argentine Soul), is controlled by the Argentine Basketball Federation.
Asia Television (also known as ATV, stylised "aTV" since 8 October 2007) is an online media company based in Hong Kong.
All-Asian Satellite Television and Radio Operator (or better known as Astro) is a Malaysian direct broadcast satellite (DBS) Pay TV service.
Athena; Attic Greek: Ἀθηνᾶ, Athēnā, or Ἀθηναία, Athēnaia; Epic: Ἀθηναίη, Athēnaiē; Doric: Ἀθάνα, Athānā or Athene,; Ionic: Ἀθήνη, Athēnē often given the epithet Pallas,; Παλλὰς is the ancient Greek goddess of wisdom, handicraft, and warfare, who was later syncretized with the Roman goddess Minerva.
Athena and Phevos (Αθηνά, Φοίβος; pronounced and) were the Olympic mascots of the 2004 Summer Olympics, held in Athens.
Athens (Αθήνα, Athína; Ἀθῆναι, Athênai) is the capital and largest city of Greece.
Athens International Airport "Eleftherios Venizelos" (Διεθνής Αερολιμένας Αθηνών «Ελευθέριος Βενιζέλος», Diethnís Aeroliménas Athinón "Elefthérios Venizélos"), commonly initialized as "AIA", began operation on 28 March 2001 and is the primary international airport that serves the city of Athens and the region of Attica.
The Athens Metro (Μετρό Αθήνας, Metró Athínas) is a rapid-transit system in Greece which serves the Athens conurbation and parts of East Attica.
The Athens Olympic Aquatic Centre is a complex at the Athens Olympic Sports Complex, consisting of two outdoor pools and one indoor pool, that was built for the 1991 Mediterranean Games.
The Athens Olympic Park (formerly known as Olympic Athletic Center of Athens "Spiros Louis" (Ολυμπιακό Αθλητικό Κέντρο Αθηνών "Σπύρος Λούης", Olympiakó Athlitikó Kéntro Athinón "Spýros Loúis") or OACA (OAKA)), is a sport facilities complex located at Marousi, northeast Athens, Greece.
The Athens Olympic Tennis Centre is a grouping of 16 tennis courts at the Athens Olympic Sports Complex, in Marousi, Athens, Greece.
The Athens Olympic Velodrome is a velodrome stadium that is located in Marousi, Athens, Greece, at the Athens Olympic Sports Complex.
The Athens Tram is the modern public tram network system serving Athens, Greece.
The men's marathon at the 2004 Summer Olympics took place on August 29 in the streets of Athens, Greece.
Atlanta is the capital city and most populous municipality of the state of Georgia in the United States.
Atos is a European IT services corporation with its headquarters in Bezons, France and offices worldwide.
Attiki Odos (Αττική Οδός) is a privately owned toll motorway system in Greece.
ATV (known as Andina de Televisión), is a Peruvian television network founded in 1959 and relaunched in 1983.
Avril Ramona Lavigne (born 27 September 1984) is a Canadian singer-songwriter and actress.
The Badminton Theater (Θέατρο Badminton) is a venue utilized for the staging of medium- and large-scale multiplex events.
BandSports is a Brazilian cable television network that has its programming based on all sports, launched in 2002 by Grupo Bandeirantes de Comunicação.
The Battle of Marathon (Greek: Μάχη τοῦ Μαραθῶνος, Machē tou Marathōnos) took place in 490 BC, during the first Persian invasion of Greece.
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is a British public service broadcaster.
Birgit Fischer (born 25 February 1962) is a German kayaker, who has won eight gold medals over six different Olympic Games, a record she shares with Aladár Gerevich, spanning seven Olympiads: twice representing East Germany (interrupted by the boycott of 1984), then four times representing the reunited nation.
Björk Guðmundsdóttir (born 21 November 1965) is an Icelandic singer, songwriter, actress, record producer, and DJ.
A blog (a truncation of the expression "weblog") is a discussion or informational website published on the World Wide Web consisting of discrete, often informal diary-style text entries ("posts").
BNT 1 (БНТ 1, "BNT edno") is a Bulgarian-language public television station founded in 1959.
Buenos Aires is the capital and most populous city of Argentina.
Santiago de Cali, usually known by its short name "Cali", is the capital of the Valle del Cauca department, and the most populous city in southwest Colombia, with an estimated 2,319,655 residents according to 2005-2020/DANE population projections.
The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (Société Radio-Canada), branded as CBC/Radio-Canada, is a Canadian federal Crown corporation that serves as the national public broadcaster for both radio and television.
Canal 13 is a Paraguayan open television channel founded in 1981.
Cape Town (Kaapstad,; Xhosa: iKapa) is a coastal city in South Africa.
Caracol Televisión is a Colombian private national television network, owned by the Santo Domingo Group.
Carly Patterson Caldwell (born February 4, 1988) is an American singer, songwriter and former artistic gymnast.
Carly Piper (born September 23, 1983), also known by her married name Carly Ryan, is a former American professional competitive swimmer and Olympic gold medalist.
A centaur (Κένταυρος, Kéntauros), or occasionally hippocentaur, is a mythological creature with the upper body of a human and the lower body and legs of a horse.
Channel 10 (legally known as SAETA TV Canal 10) is a free-to-air Uruguayan television channel based in Montevideo, founded in 1956 by Raul Fontaina as the first TV broadcaster in the country and the fourth based on Latin America.
Channel 13 (known by its current brand name eltrece) is an Argentine television network and the flagship station of the same network, located in the capital of Argentina, Buenos Aires.
Channel 9, currently known as its brand name El Nueve, is an Argentine television network based in Buenos Aires with programming centred on general entertainment.
Channel NewsAsia (abbreviated CNA) is a 24-hour television news channel and news agency based in Singapore, broadcasting free-to-air domestically and by cable television and satellite television to 28 territories in Asia, the Middle East and Australia.
Channel One (p, literally First Channel) is the first television channel to broadcast in the Russian Federation.
Chile, officially the Republic of Chile, is a South American country occupying a long, narrow strip of land between the Andes to the east and the Pacific Ocean to the west.
Chilevisión is the third oldest Chilean television network.
China competed at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, Greece, from 13 to 29 August 2004.
China Central Television (formerly Beijing Television), commonly abbreviated as CCTV, is the predominant state television broadcaster in the People's Republic of China.
China Television Company, Ltd. (CTV) (Formerly called Taiwan Daytime TV (TDT) in 1969-1975) was established on September 3, 1968, by the then-ruling Nationalist Party of the Republic of China (Taiwan).
The Chinese Television System Inc. is a broadcast television station in the Republic of China (Taiwan) and was founded in 1971.
Colin Ray Jackson, CBE (born 18 February 1967) is a British former sprint and hurdling athlete who specialised in the 110 metres hurdles.
CoSport is a distributor of hospitality packages and tickets to the Olympic games.
Croatian Radiotelevision (Hrvatska radiotelevizija or HRT) is a Croatian public broadcasting company.
The Cyclades (Κυκλάδες) are an island group in the Aegean Sea, southeast of mainland Greece and a former administrative prefecture of Greece.
The daidala is a type of sculpture attributed to the legendary Greek artist, Daedalus, who is connected in legend both to Bronze Age Crete and to the earliest period of Archaic sculpture in Bronze Age Greece.
Dana Whitney Vollmer (born November 13, 1987) is an American competition swimmer, Olympic gold medalist, and former world record-holder.
DB Schenker is a division of the German rail operator Deutsche Bahn AG that focuses on logistics.
Destiny's Child was an American girl group whose final and best-known line-up comprised Beyoncé Knowles, Kelly Rowland, and Michelle Williams.
Deutsche Bahn AG (abbreviated as DB, DB AG or DBAG) is a German railway company.
Dimitris Papaioannou (Δημήτρης Παπαϊωάννου; born 21 June 1964) is a Greek experimental theater stage director, choreographer and visual artist who drew media attention and acclaim with his creative direction of the Opening Ceremony of the Athens 2004 Olympic Games. His varied career spans three decades and has seen him conceive and direct stage works for the Athens Concert Hall, Edafos Dance Theatre and Elliniki Theamaton, work as a costume, set and make-up designer, and published over 40 comics.
Dionysis Savvopoulos (Διονύσης Σαββόπουλος) (born 2 December 1944) is a prominent Greek singer-songwriter.
The Dominican Republic (República Dominicana) is a sovereign state located in the island of Hispaniola, in the Greater Antilles archipelago of the Caribbean region.
Doordarshan (abbreviated in English as DD) is an autonomous public service broadcaster founded by the Government of India, which is owned by the Broadcasting Ministry of India and is one of two divisions of Prasar Bharati.
Theodora "Dora" Bakoyannis (Θεοδώρα "Ντόρα" Μπακογιάννη;; née Mitsotakis; Μητσοτάκη; born May 6, 1954), is a Greek politician.
East Germany, officially the German Democratic Republic (GDR; Deutsche Demokratische Republik, DDR), existed from 1949 to 1990 and covers the period when the eastern portion of Germany existed as a state that was part of the Eastern Bloc during the Cold War period.
East Timor or Timor-Leste (Tetum: Timór Lorosa'e), officially the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste (República Democrática de Timor-Leste, Repúblika Demokrátika Timór-Leste), is a sovereign state in Maritime Southeast Asia.
East Timor competed at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, Greece, which was held from 13 to 29 August.
Eastern European Summer Time (EEST) is one of the names of UTC+3 time zone, 3 hours ahead of Coordinated Universal Time.
Eleftheria Arvanitaki (Greek: Ελευθερία Αρβανιτάκη) (born October 17, 1957 in Piraeus) is a Greek folk singer.
EMI Group Limited (originally an initialism for Electric and Musical Industries and also referred to as EMI Records Ltd.) was a British multinational conglomerate founded in March 1931 in London.
The Gymnastics Club «Ergotelis» Heraklion Crete (Γυμναστικός Σύλλογος «O Εργοτέλης» Ηρακλείου Κρήτης, Γ.Σ. Εργοτέλης), commonly known simply as Ergotelis (Εργοτέλης), is a Greek association football club, department of the multi-sport club Gymnastics Club Ergotelis, which is based in Heraklion, Crete.
In Greek mythology, Eros (Ἔρως, "Desire") was the Greek god of sexual attraction.
ESPN Brasil is a group of cable television network, launched in March 1989.
Ethnikos Piraeus 1923 Football Club (ΠΑΕ Εθνικός Πειραιώς 1923) is a Greek professional football club based in Piraeus.
The euro (sign: €; code: EUR) is the official currency of the European Union.
Fage International S.A. (Φάγε) is an international dairy company founded in Athens, Greece and as of 2012 headquartered in Strassen, Luxembourg.
The Faliro Coastal Zone Olympic Sports Complex is a complex in the coastal zone of Athens, Greece.
The Faliro Olympic Beach Volleyball Centre is a stadium in the Faliro Coastal Zone Olympic Complex that hosted the beach volleyball competition for the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, Greece.
The Faliro Sports Pavilion Arena which is part of the Faliro Coastal Zone Olympic Complex is an indoor arena in Palaio Faliro, near Athens, Greece.
Fani Chalkia (Φανή Χαλκιά,, born February 2, 1979 in Larissa), also transliterated as Halkia or Khalkia, is a retired Greek hurdler.
Félix Sánchez, (born August 30, 1977) is a retired Dominican-American track and field athlete.
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is an independent agency of the United States government created by statute (and) to regulate interstate communications by radio, television, wire, satellite, and cable.
These are the results of the men's épée competition in fencing at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens.
Finland (Suomi; Finland), officially the Republic of Finland is a country in Northern Europe bordering the Baltic Sea, Gulf of Bothnia, and Gulf of Finland, between Norway to the north, Sweden to the northwest, and Russia to the east.
The Football League, known for sponsorship reasons as the Stoiximan.gr Football League (after gambling website Stoiximan.gr), is the second highest professional football league in Greece, being a feeder-league to the top-level Super League.
France Télévisions (stylized as France.tv) is the French public national television broadcaster.
is a Japanese television station based in Odaiba, Minato, Tokyo, Japan, also known as or CX, based on the station's call sign "JOCX-DTV".
Gal Fridman (גל פרידמן; born September 16, 1975) is an Israeli windsurfer and Israel's only Olympic Gold Medalist.
The Galatsi Olympic Hall is a mult-use indoor arena that is located in Galatsi, Athens, Greece.
Gamma Ethniki (Γ΄ Εθνική Ερασιτεχνική Κατηγορία, C National Amateur Division), is the third highest football league in Greece.
General Electric Company (GE) is an American multinational conglomerate incorporated in New York and headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts.
Georgios "George" Dalaras (Γεώργιος (Γιώργος) Νταλάρας) (29 September 1949), is a Greek singer.
Gianna Angelopoulos-Daskalaki (born Ioanna Daskalaki, 12 December 1955) is a Greek businesswoman.
Giuseppe Cassioli (22 October 1865 – 5 October 1942), Olympic Games Museum.
Goudi Olympic Complex is a sports complex in Athens, Greece.
Government of Greece (officially: Government of the Hellenic Republic; also Greek Government or Hellenic Government) mfa.gr is the government of the Third Hellenic Republic, reformed to its present form in 1974.
Greece was the host country for the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, from 13 to 29 August 2004, as the host nation.
The Greece national basketball team (Greek: Eθνική Oμάδα Καλαθοσφαίρισης Ελλάδος) is organized and run by the Hellenic Basketball Federation.
The Greece national football team (Εθνική Ελλάδος, Ethniki Ellados) represents Greece in association football and is controlled by the Hellenic Football Federation, the governing body for football in Greece.
The Greek alphabet has been used to write the Greek language since the late 9th or early 8th century BC.
The Greek Basket League (GBL), often referred to as the Greek Basketball League, Greek A1 Basketball League, or Greek Basketball Championship (originally called Panhellenic Basketball Championship), is the first tier professional basketball league in Greece.
The Greek government-debt crisis (also known as the Greek Depression) was the sovereign debt crisis faced by Greece in the aftermath of the financial crisis of 2007–08.
Greek (Modern Greek: ελληνικά, elliniká, "Greek", ελληνική γλώσσα, ellinikí glóssa, "Greek language") is an independent branch of the Indo-European family of languages, native to Greece and other parts of the Eastern Mediterranean and the Black Sea.
Grenoble is a city in southeastern France, at the foot of the French Alps where the river Drac joins the Isère.
Haris Alexiou (Χάρις Αλεξίου,; born 27 December 1950 in Thebes, Greece as Hariklia Roupaka, Χαρίκλεια Ρουπάκα) is a Greek singer.
Heineken Lager Beer (Heineken Pilsener), or simply Heineken is a pale lager beer with 5% alcohol by volume produced by the Dutch brewing company Heineken International.
The Hellenic Broadcasting Corporation (Ελληνική Ραδιοφωνία Τηλεόραση, Ellinikí Radiofonía Tileórasi or ERT (ΕΡΤ) is the state-owned public radio and television broadcaster for Greece.
The Hellenic Police (Ελληνική Αστυνομία, Elliniki Astynomia, abbreviated ΕΛ.ΑΣ.) is the national police service and the one of the three Security forces of Greece.
The Hellenic Post S.A. (Ελληνικά Ταχυδρομεία, abbreviated ΕΛΤΑ, ELTA) is the state-owned provider of postal services in Greece.
The Hellinikon Fencing Hall is a multi-purpose indoor sporting arena that is located adjacent to the Hellinikon Olympic Arena, in Hellinikon, Athens, Greece.
The Hellinikon Olympic Indoor Arena is a multi-use sports indoor arena that is located in Ellinikon, Athens, Greece.
The Hellinikon Olympic Canoe/Kayak Slalom Centre is located in the Hellinicon Olympic Complex in Athens, Greece.
The Hellinikon Olympic Hockey Centre was the site of the field hockey events at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens.
The Hellinikon Olympic Softball Stadium is a softball stadium located in the Hellinikon Olympic Complex in Athens.
Hellinikon Stadium is a stadium located at the Hellinikon Olympic Complex in Hellinikon, Athens, located approximately 8 kilometres south of the center of Athens, near Glyfada on the Aegean Sea coast.
Heraklion (Ηράκλειο, Irákleio) is the largest city and the administrative capital of the island of Crete.
Hicham El Guerrouj (Moroccan Arabic: هشام الݣروج, Hishāmu l-Karrūj; Berber: Hicam El Gerruj, ⵀⵉⵛⴰⵎ ⴻⵍ ⴳⴻⵔⵔⵓⵊ; born 14 September 1974) is a retired Moroccan middle-distance runner.
Hochtief Aktiengesellschaft is a German construction company based in Essen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.
The "Hymn to Liberty" or "Hymn to Freedom" (Ύμνος εις την Ελευθερίαν,, also Υμνος προς την Ελευθερίαν) is a poem written by Dionysios Solomos in 1823 that consists of 158 stanzas, which is used as the national anthem of Greece and Cyprus.
Hyundai Group is a multinational (conglomerate) headquartered in Seoul, South Korea.
Iceland is a Nordic island country in the North Atlantic, with a population of and an area of, making it the most sparsely populated country in Europe.
Igor Turchin (Игорь Вячеславович Турчин; born 13 May 1982) is a Russian fencer, team World champion in 2003.
The International Olympic Committee (IOC; French: Comité International Olympique, CIO) is a Swiss private non-governmental organisation based in Lausanne, Switzerland, which is the authority responsible for the modern Olympic Games.
The Fédération Internationale des Sociétés d'Aviron (FISA) is the International Rowing Federation which is the governing body for international rowing.
Iraklis Football Club or Iraklis (Ηρακλής.), is a Greek football club, based in the city of Thessaloniki, Macedonia, Greece.
Iraq (or; العراق; عێراق), officially known as the Republic of Iraq (جُمُهورية العِراق; کۆماری عێراق), is a country in Western Asia, bordered by Turkey to the north, Iran to the east, Kuwait to the southeast, Saudi Arabia to the south, Jordan to the southwest and Syria to the west.
The Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting (IRIB) (صدا و سيمای جمهوری اسلامی ايران, Sedā va Sīmā-ye Jomhūri-ye Eslāmi-ye Īrān, lit. Voice and Vision of the Islamic Republic of Iran), formerly called National Iranian Radio and Television until the Iranian revolution of 1979, is an Iranian media corporation which hold the monopoly of domestic radio and television services in Iran, is also among the largest media organizations in Asian and Pacific region, and a regular member of Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union.
Israel, officially the State of Israel, is a country in the Middle East, on the southeastern shore of the Mediterranean Sea and the northern shore of the Red Sea.
Istanbul (or or; İstanbul), historically known as Constantinople and Byzantium, is the most populous city in Turkey and the country's economic, cultural, and historic center.
The Italian national basketball team (Nazionale di pallacanestro dell'Italia) is administered by the Federazione Italiana Pallacanestro (Italian Basketball Federation).
ITV is a British commercial TV network.
Jacques Jean Marie Rogge, Count Rogge (born 2 May 1942) is a Belgian sports administrator and physician who served as the eighth President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) from 2001 to 2013.
John Hancock (October 8, 1793) was an American merchant, statesman, and prominent Patriot of the American Revolution.
John Psathas, ONZM (born 1966) is a New Zealand composer, son of Greek immigrant parents.
Juan Antonio Samaranch y Torelló, 1st Marquess of Samaranch (17 July 1920 – 21 April 2010) was a Spanish sports administrator and minister of sports under the Franco regime (1973–1977) who served as the seventh President of the IOC (IOC) from 1980 to 2001.
Kaftanzoglio Stadium (Καυτανζόγλειο στάδιο) is a sports stadium in Thessaloniki, Greece.
Kaitlin Shea Sandeno (born March 13, 1983) is an American former competition swimmer who is an Olympic gold medalist, world champion and former world record-holder.
The Georgios Karaiskakis Stadium (Στάδιο Γεώργιος Καραϊσκάκης) is a football stadium in the Neo Faliro area of Piraeus, near Athens, Greece.
A kayak is a small, narrow watercraft which is propelled by means of a double-bladed paddle.
Dame Kelly Holmes, DBE (born 19 April 1970) is a retired British middle distance athlete.
Kiribati, officially the Republic of Kiribati (Gilbertese: Ribaberiki Kiribati),.
Kiribati competed in the Summer Olympic Games for the first time at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, Greece, from August 13–29, 2004.
The Eastman Kodak Company (referred to simply as Kodak) is an American technology company that produces imaging products with its historic basis on photography.
Konstantinos "Kostis" Stephanopoulos (Κωνσταντίνος (Κωστής) Στεφανόπουλος, 15 August 1926 – 20 Νovember 2016) was a Greek conservative politician who served two consecutive terms as the President of Greece, from 1995 to 2005.
Korea is a region in East Asia; since 1945 it has been divided into two distinctive sovereign states: North Korea and South Korea.
Korean Broadcasting System (KBS) is the national public broadcaster of South Korea.
The Korean Unification Flag is a flag designed to represent all of Korea when North and South Korea participate as one team in sporting events.
Kotzia Square (Πλατεία Κοτζιά) is a square in central Athens, Greece.
Kristin L. Heaston (born November 23, 1975 in Walnut Creek, California) is a female shot putter from the United States.
La Red, also known as La Red Chilena de Televisión, is a private television channel in Chile.
Lausanne (Lausanne Losanna, Losanna) is a city in the French-speaking part of Switzerland, and the capital and biggest city of the canton of Vaud.
Lazaros Voreadis (born July 18, 1969).
Leonard Albert Kravitz (born May 26, 1964) is an American singer, songwriter, actor and record producer.
Lille (Rijsel; Rysel) is a city at the northern tip of France, in French Flanders.
This is a list of medalists at the 2004 Summer Olympics, which were held in Athens, Greece.
The Mayor of Athens is the head of the Municipality of Athens, the largest district of the City of Athens.
The Olympic mascots are fictional characters, usually an animal native to the area or human figures, who represent the cultural heritage of the place where the Olympic and Paralympic Games are taking place.
There are dozens of commonly played sports that involve water.
Liu Xiang (born July 13, 1983 in Putuo District, Shanghai) is a retired Chinese 110 meter hurdler.
London is the capital and most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.
Los Angeles (Spanish for "The Angels";; officially: the City of Los Angeles; colloquially: by its initials L.A.) is the second-most populous city in the United States, after New York City.
Magyar Televízió (Hungarian Television) or MTV is a nationwide public television broadcasting organization in Hungary.
Manos Hatzidakis (also spelled Hadjidakis; Μάνος Χατζιδάκις; 23 October 1925 – 15 June 1994) was a Greek composer and theorist of Greek music.
The marathon is a long-distance race, completed by running, walking, or a run/walk strategy.
Marathon (Demotic Greek: Μαραθώνας, Marathónas; Attic/Katharevousa: Μαραθών, Marathṓn) is a town in Greece and the site of the battle of Marathon in 490 BCE, in which the heavily outnumbered Athenian army defeated the Persians.
The "March of the Volunteers".
Marinella (Μαρινέλλα) (born May 20, 1938) is one of the most popular Greek singers whose career has spanned several decades.
The Markopoulo Olympic Equestrian Centre hosted the equestrian events at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, Greece.
The Markopoulo Olympic Shooting Centre was the site of the shooting events at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, Greece.
McDonald's is an American fast food company, founded in 1940 as a restaurant operated by Richard and Maurice McDonald, in San Bernardino, California, United States.
MediaCorp Central was an English and Tamil language television channel in Singapore.
Mediacorp Channel 5 (Chinese: 5頻道, Before 1 January 2005: 新加坡電視 (English: "Television Singapore") and 第5波道 (English: "Saluran 5" and "5th Frequency") is a 24-hour English general news and entertainment free-to-air terrestrial television channel in Singapore. Programmes on Channel 5 normally include English dramas either made in-house or obtained from overseas, movies, sports, reality show, variety show, news, current affairs and game show programmes. Local editions of overseas programmes like Singapore Idol, Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? and Deal or No Deal have also been produced.
Mediacorp Channel 8 or Channel 8 (Before 1 January 2005: 第八波道) is Singapore's first free-to-air Mandarin television channel in Singapore. It is the first of two Singapore Mandarin over-the-air television channels in Singapore, with the other being Mediacorp Channel U. It was created by Radio and Television Singapore (RTS) on 23 November 1963 as Singapore's only Chinese-medium channel. From 6 May 2001 to 31 December 2004, it serves as an alternative Chinese channel to SPH MediaWorks Channel U. After SPH MediaWorks and Mediacorp merged on 1 January 2005, it now serves as a complementary to Mediacorp Channel U.
Mediacorp Suria or more commonly known as Suria (Malay: "Sun") is a Singaporean Malay language channel owned by Mediacorp, broadcasting via digital cable, terrestrial, IPTV and satellite platforms. The channel broadcasts popular Malay television programmes whether they are made locally in-house or acquired from neighbouring countries such as Malaysia and Indonesia.
Mega (stylized as MEGA, originally named Red Televisiva Megavisión) is a Chilean private television network headquartered in Santiago.
Michael Fred Phelps II (born June 30, 1985) is an American retired competitive swimmer and the most successful and most decorated Olympian of all time, with a total of 28 medals.
Michalis Hatzigiannis (Greek: Μιχάλης Χατζηγιάννης; born 5 November 1978 in Nicosia, Cyprus) is a popular Greek Cypriot recording artist.
The Minoan civilization was an Aegean Bronze Age civilization on the island of Crete and other Aegean Islands which flourished from about 2600 to 1600 BC, before a late period of decline, finally ending around 1100.
is a Japanese professional long-distance runner who specialises in the marathon event.
() is a Japanese sports equipment and sportswear company, founded in Osaka in 1906 by Rihachi Mizuno.
Mo Li Hua is a popular Chinese folk song.
Richard Melville Hall (born September 11, 1965), better known by his stage name Moby, is an American musician, DJ, record producer, singer, songwriter, and photographer known for his electronic music, veganism, and support of animal rights.
Mondo S.p.A. is an Italian company best known for manufacturing and installing Track and field and other athletic surfaces.
Monte Carlo TV is a television channel of Uruguay, the second oldest in the country.
Movistar Deportes are the Spanish sports television channels, owned and operated by Telefónica, dedicated exclusively to the sport and oriented to broadcast mainly competitions of basketball, handball, rugby, athletics and tennis, besides to the U.S. four major leagues.
A multi-sport event is an organized sporting event, often held over multiple days, featuring competition in many different sports among organized teams of athletes from (mostly) nation-states.
Munhwa Broadcasting Corporation (MBC) is one of the leading South Korean television and radio network companies.
Munich (München; Minga) is the capital and the most populated city in the German state of Bavaria, on the banks of the River Isar north of the Bavarian Alps.
Natalie Anne Coughlin Hall (born August 23, 1982) is an American competition swimmer and twelve-time Olympic medalist.
National Broadcasting Services of Thailand (สถานีวิทยุโทรทัศน์แห่งประเทศไทย) also known as NBT is a National television station in Thailand owned and operated by the National Broadcasting Services of Thailand (NBT) of The Government Public Relations Department (PRD), a division of the Thai Government.
A National Olympic Committee (NOC) is a national constituent of the worldwide Olympic movement.
The National Broadcasting Company (NBC) is an American English language commercial broadcast television network that is a flagship property of NBCUniversal, a subsidiary of Comcast.
The broadcasts of Summer and Winter Olympic Games produced by NBC Sports is shown on the various networks of NBCUniversal in the United States, including the NBC broadcast network, Spanish language network Telemundo, and many of the company's cable networks.
The foundation (literally "Dutch Public Broadcasting", abbr. NPO; in English: Dutch Public Broadcasting or Dutch Foundation for Public Broadcasting) is a Dutch public broadcasting organization that administers the public broadcasting service in the Netherlands.
Cornelius "Neil" Horan, sometimes referred to as The Grand Prix Priest or The Dancing Priest (born 22 April 1947), is a laicised Irish Roman Catholic priest who is noted for his interference with the running of the 2003 British Grand Prix and the 2004 Summer Olympics men's marathon in order to promote his religious belief that the end of the world is near.
Net 25 (capitalized and stylized as NET25) is a Philippine television network owned and operated by Eagle Broadcasting Corporation.
Network Ten (commonly known as Channel Ten or simply Ten, officially stylised as TEN) is an Australian commercial television network.
is Japan's national public broadcasting organization.
The Nikaia Olympic Weightlifting Hall is an indoor arena in Nikaia, near Piraeus.
Niki Volou Football Club is a Greek football club based in the city of Volos, in the region of Magnesia.
Nikolaos "Nikos" Kaklamanakis (Νικόλαος Κακλαμανάκης, born August 19, 1968, in Athens) is the Greek Gold-medal winner who lit the Olympic torch in the opening ceremony of the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens.
The Nine Network (commonly known as Channel Nine or simply Nine) is a major Australian commercial free-to-air television network, that is a division of Nine Entertainment Co. with headquarters in Willoughby, a suburb located on the North Shore of Sydney, Australia.
North Korea (Chosŏn'gŭl:조선; Hanja:朝鮮; Chosŏn), officially the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (abbreviated as DPRK, PRK, DPR Korea, or Korea DPR), is a country in East Asia constituting the northern part of the Korean Peninsula.
The O.A.C.A. Olympic Indoor Hall (honorarily named Nikos Galis Olympic Indoor Hall since 2016), which is a part of the Olympic Athletic Center of Athens (O.A.C.A.) "Spiros Louis" (O.A.K.A.), was completed in 1995, and was the largest indoor venue in use for sporting events at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, Greece.
"Oceania" is a song recorded by Icelandic singer Björk for her sixth studio album Medúlla.
Omilos Filathlon Irakleiou 1925 (Όμιλος Φιλάθλων Ηρακλείου 1925, Club of Fans of Heraklion 1925), is a Greek association football club based in Heraklion, on the island of Crete.
Olympia (Greek: Ὀλυμπία;; Olymbía), a sanctuary of ancient Greece in Elis on the Peloponnese peninsula, is known for having been the site of the Olympic Games in classical times.
Olympiacos B.C. (ΚΑΕ Ολυμπιακός Σ.Φ.Π.), also known simply as Olympiacos or Olympiacos Piraeus, is a Greek professional basketball club, part of the major multi-sport club Olympiacos CFP, based in Piraeus.
Olympiacos S.F.P. Football Club (ΠΑΕ Ολυμπιακός Σ.Φ.Π.), also known simply as Olympiacos, Olympiakos, Olympiacos Piraeus or with its full name as Olympiacos C.F.P. (Oλυμπιακός Σύνδεσμος Φιλάθλων Πειραιώς Olympiakós Sýndesmos Filáthlo̱n Peiraió̱s, "Olympic Association of Piraeus Sportsmen"), is a Greek professional football club, part of the major multi-sport club Olympiacos CFP, based in Piraeus, Attica.
Olympic Airlines (Ολυμπιακές Αερογραμμές, Olympiakés Aerogrammés – OA), formerly named Olympic Airways for at least four decades, was the flag carrier airline of Greece.
The Olympic flame is a symbol used in the Olympic movement.
The Olympic Modern Pentathlon Centre was the site of the modern pentathlon events at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, Greece.
Olympic sports are sports that are contested in the Summer Olympic Games and Winter Olympic Games.
The Olympic Stadium of Athens "Spyros Louis" (Ολυμπιακό Στάδιο Αθηνών "Σπύρος Λούης", Olympiakó Stádio Athinon "Spyros Louis") is a sports stadium in Athens, Greece.
An optical fiber or optical fibre is a flexible, transparent fiber made by drawing glass (silica) or plastic to a diameter slightly thicker than that of a human hair.
Hellenic Telecommunications Organisation S.A., usually known by its Greek initials OTE, is the dominant telecommunications provider in Greece created by aletato.
Paavo Johannes Nurmi (13 June 1897 – 2 October 1973) was a Finnish middle-distance and long-distance runner.
Pampeloponnisiako Stadium (Παμπελοποννησιακό Στάδιο, "All-Peloponnese Stadium") is a stadium located in Patras, Greece.
Panachaiki 1891 Football Club (Greek: ΠΑΕ Παναχαϊκή 1891) is a football club based in Patras, Greece.
, formerly known as, is a Japanese multinational electronics corporation headquartered in Kadoma, Osaka, Japan.
The Panathenaic Stadium (Παναθηναϊκό Στάδιο, Panathinaïkó Stádio) or Kallimarmaro (Καλλιμάρμαρο, lit. "beautiful marble") is a multi-purpose stadium in Athens, Greece.
Panathinaikos B.C. (ΚΑΕ Παναθηναϊκός), known for sponsorship reasons as Panathinaikos Superfoods, and also known simply as Panathinaikos, or by its full name, Panathinaikos BSA Athens, is the professional basketball team of the major Athens-based multi-sport club Panathinaikos A.O. It is owned by the billionaire Giannakopoulos family.
Panathinaikos Football Club (ΠΑΕ Παναθηναϊκός Α.Ο.), known as Panathinaikos, or by its full name, and the name of its parent sports club, Panathinaikos A.O. or PAO (Παναθηναϊκός Αθλητικός Όμιλος; Panathinaïkós Athlitikós Ómilos, "All-Athenian Athletic Club"), is a Greek professional football club based in the City of Athens.
Panionios B.C. (Greek: Πανιώνιος KAE), known in European competitions as Panionios Athens is the Greek professional basketball club that plays its home games in Nea Smyrni, Athens, Greece.
The Pankritio Stadium (Παγκρήτιο Στάδιο, Pagkritio Stadio literally:Pancretan Stadium) is a multi-purpose sports stadium located in Heraklion on the island of Crete.
The Panthessaliko Stadium is a stadium located at Volos, Greece.
Paraguay TV (previously known as TV Pública Paraguay) is a Paraguayan television network.
The Paralympic Games is a major international multi-sport event involving athletes with a range of disabilities, including impaired muscle power (e.g. paraplegia and quadriplegia, muscular dystrophy, post-polio syndrome, spina bifida), impaired passive range of movement, limb deficiency (e.g. amputation or dysmelia), leg length difference, short stature, hypertonia, ataxia, athetosis, vision impairment and intellectual impairment.
A paramedic is a healthcare professional who responds to medical emergencies outside of a hospital.
Paris is the capital and most populous city of France, with an area of and a population of 2,206,488.
Mount Parnitha (Πάρνηθα,, Katharevousa and Πάρνης Parnis/Parnes; sometimes Parnetha) is a densely forested mountain range north of Athens, the highest on the peninsula of Attica, with an elevation of 1,413 m, and a summit known as Karavola (Καραβόλα).
The Parnitha Olympic Mountain Bike Venue was the site of the Mountain Biking events at the 2004 Summer Olympics at Athens, Greece.
The Parthenon (Παρθενών; Παρθενώνας, Parthenónas) is a former temple, on the Athenian Acropolis, Greece, dedicated to the goddess Athena, whom the people of Athens considered their patron.
Patras (Πάτρα, Classical Greek and Katharevousa: Πάτραι (pl.),, Patrae (pl.)) is Greece's third-largest city and the regional capital of Western Greece, in the northern Peloponnese, west of Athens.
Paula Jane Radcliffe, MBE (born 17 December 1973) is an English long-distance runner.
The Peace and Friendship Stadium, commonly known by its acronym SEF (Στάδιο Ειρήνης και Φιλίας, transliterated as Stadio Eirinis kai Filias) is a multi-purpose indoor arena that is located in Piraeus, on the coastal zone of Attica, Greece.
Peking University (abbreviated PKU or Beida; Chinese: 北京大学, pinyin: běi jīng dà xué) is a major Chinese research university located in Beijing and a member of the C9 League.
People's Television Network, Inc. (abbreviated PTV / PTNI) is the flagship government television network owned by the Philippine Government under the helm of the Presidential Communications Operations Office.
The Peristeri Olympic Boxing Hall is an indoor arena located in Peristeri, to the west of central Athens.
The Pierre de Coubertin medal (also known as the De Coubertin medal or the True Spirit of Sportsmanship medal) is a special decoration awarded by the International Olympic Committee to those athletes, former athletes, sports promoters, sporting officials and others who exemplify the spirit of sportsmanship in Olympic events or through exceptional service to the Olympic movement.
Piraeus (Πειραιάς Pireás, Πειραιεύς, Peiraieús) is a port city in the region of Attica, Greece.
In computer graphics, pixelation (or pixellation in British English) is caused by displaying a bitmap or a section of a bitmap at such a large size that individual pixels, small single-colored square display elements that comprise the bitmap, are visible.
The politics of Beijing is structured in a dual party-government system like all other governing institutions in the mainland of the People's Republic of China.
The President of the Hellenic Republic (Πρόεδρος της Ελληνικής Δημοκρατίας, Próedros ti̱s Elli̱nikí̱s Di̱mokratías), colloquially referred to in English as the President of Greece, is the head of state of Greece.
The International Olympic Committee is a corporation based in Lausanne, Switzerland, created by Pierre de Coubertin and Demetrius Vikelas on 23 June 1894.
In computing, a printer is a peripheral device which makes a persistent human-readable representation of graphics or text on paper.
The Proastiakos (Προαστιακός, 'suburban') is the collective name for Greece's suburban railway (commuter rail) services, which are run by TrainOSE, the country's only rail operator, on infrastructure owned by the Hellenic Railways Organisation (OSE).
The Public Power Corporation S.A. (translit; ΔΕΗ) is the biggest electric power company in Greece.
The Puerto Rico national basketball team (Selección de Baloncesto de Puerto Rico) is governed by the Puerto Rican Basketball Federation (Federación de Baloncesto de Puerto Rico).
Radio and Television of Portugal (Rádio e Televisão de Portugal) is the public service broadcasting organisation of Portugal.
Radio Television Brunei (officially abbreviated as RTB) is the state broadcaster of Brunei.
Radio Television of Kosovo (RTK; Radio Televizioni i Kosovës, Радио Телевизија Косова / Radio Televizija Kosova) is the public service broadcaster in Kosovo.
Radio Television of Serbia (Радио-телевизија Србије (РТС)/Radio-televizija Srbije (RTS)) is the public broadcaster in Serbia.
Radio Televisyen Malaysia is a Malaysian public broadcaster.
RAI – Radiotelevisione italiana S.p.A. (commercially styled Rai; known until 1954 as Radio Audizioni Italiane is the national public broadcasting company of Italy, owned by the Ministry of Economy and Finance. The RAI operates many DVB and Sat television channels and radio stations, broadcasting via digital terrestrial transmission (15 television and 7 radio channels nationwide) and from several satellite platforms. It is the biggest television broadcaster in Italy and competes with Mediaset, and other minor television and radio networks. The RAI has a relatively high television audience share of 33.8%. RAI broadcasts are also received in neighboring countries, including Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Malta, Monaco, Montenegro, San Marino, Slovenia, Vatican City, Switzerland, and Tunisia, and elsewhere on cable and satellite. Sometimes Rai 1 was received even further in Europe via Sporadic E until the digital switch off in July 2012. Half of the RAI's revenues come from broadcast receiving licence fees, the rest from the sale of advertising time Retrieved on 2007-10-10 Italian Ministry of Communications, Retrieved on 2007-10-10. In 1950, the RAI became one of the 23 founding broadcasting organizations of the European Broadcasting Union.
Raidió Teilifís Éireann (Radio-Television of Ireland; abbreviated as RTÉ) is a semi-state company and the national public service broadcaster of Ireland.
RCN Televisión (Radio Cadena Nacional) is a Colombian private television network.
RecordTV is a Brazilian free-to-air commercial television network established in September 27, 1953 by the businessman and media personality Paulo Machado de Carvalho.
Rede Bandeirantes (Bandeirantes Network), or simply Band, is a television network from Brazil, based in São Paulo.
Rede Globo (Globe Network), or simply Globo, is a Brazilian free-to-air television network, launched by media proprietor Roberto Marinho on 26 April 1965.
Rede Manchete (lit.: Headline Network; also known as TV Manchete or only Manchete) was a Brazilian television network that was founded in Rio de Janeiro on 5 June 1983 by the Ukrainian-Brazilian journalist and businessman Adolpho Bloch.
Rio de Janeiro (River of January), or simply Rio, is the second-most populous municipality in Brazil and the sixth-most populous in the Americas.
Roger Federer (born 8 August 1981) is a Swiss professional tennis player who is currently ranked world No.
Rome (Roma; Roma) is the capital city of Italy and a special comune (named Comune di Roma Capitale).
Men's lightweight coxless four was an event in Rowing at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, Greece.
Royal Dutch Shell plc, commonly known as Shell, is a British–Dutch multinational oil and gas company headquartered in the Netherlands and incorporated in the United Kingdom.
Radio Télévision Belge Francophone (RTBF) is the public broadcasting organization of the French Community of Belgium, the southern, French-speaking part of Belgium.
Radio and Television of Montenegro (Montenegrin: Radio i televizija Crne Gore, Радио и телевизија Црне Горе - or RTCG, РТЦГ) is the public service broadcaster of Montenegro.
RTL 5 is the second channel of the RTL Group in the Netherlands and began transmission on 2 October 1993.
RTL Television (formerly RTL plus), or simply RTL, is a German commercial television network distributed via cable and satellite, as well as via digital terrestrial (DVB-T2) in more highly populated areas.
Russia competed at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, Greece, from 13 to 29 August 2004.
Saint Petersburg (p) is Russia's second-largest city after Moscow, with 5 million inhabitants in 2012, part of the Saint Petersburg agglomeration with a population of 6.2 million (2015).
Anastasios "Sakis" Rouvas (Greek: Αναστάσιος "Σάκης" Ρουβάς,; born 5 January 1972), known mononymously as Sakis, is a Greek recording, film and television artist; model; actor; businessman and former pole vaulter.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. (Korean: 삼성전자; Hanja: 三星電子 (Literally "tristar electronics")) is a South Korean multinational electronics company headquartered in Suwon, South Korea. Through having an extremely complicated ownership structure with some circular ownership, it is the flagship company of the Samsung Group, accounting for 70% of the group's revenue in 2012. Samsung Electronics has assembly plants and sales networks in 80 countries and employs around 308,745 people. It is the world's largest information technology company, consumer electronics maker and chipmaker by revenue. As of October 2017, Samsung Electronics' market cap stood at US$372.0 billion. Samsung has long been a major manufacturer of electronic components such as lithium-ion batteries, semiconductors, chips, flash memory and hard drive devices for clients such as Apple, Sony, HTC and Nokia. It is the world's largest manufacturer of mobile phones and smartphones, started with the original Samsung Solstice and later fueled by the popularity of its Samsung Galaxy line of devices. The company is also a major vendor of tablet computers, particularly its Android-powered Samsung Galaxy Tab collection, and is generally regarded as pioneering the phablet market through the Samsung Galaxy Note family of devices. Samsung has been the world's largest television manufacturer since 2006, and the world's largest manufacturer of mobile phones since 2011. It is also the world's largest memory chips manufacturer. In July 2017, Samsung Electronics overtook Intel as the largest semiconductor chip maker in the world. Samsung, like many other South Korean family-run chaebols, has been criticized for low dividend payouts and other governance practices that favor controlling shareholders at the expense of ordinary investors. In 2012, Kwon Oh-hyun was appointed the company's CEO but announced in October 2017 that he would resign in March 2018, citing an "unprecedented crisis".
San Juan (Saint John) is the capital and most populous municipality in the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, an unincorporated territory of the United States.
Santiago Calatrava Valls (born 28 July 1951) is a Spanish architect, structural design and analyst engineer, sculptor and painter, particularly known for his bridges supported by single leaning pylons, and his railway stations, stadiums, and museums, whose sculptural forms often resemble living organisms.
The Saronic Gulf (Greek: Σαρωνικός κόλπος, Saronikós kólpos) or Gulf of Aegina in Greece is formed between the peninsulas of Attica and Argolis and forms part of the Aegean Sea.
The Schinias Olympic Rowing and Canoeing Centre (Ολυμπιακό Κωπηλατοδρόμιο Σχοινιά) was built to host the rowing and canoe sprint events at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Greece.
Señal Colombia is a Colombian national television channel established and funded by the government.
Seoul Broadcasting System (SBS) is a national South Korean television and radio network company.
Serbia and Montenegro (Srbija i Crna Gora, Србија и Црна Гора; SCG, СЦГ), officially the State Union of Serbia and Montenegro (Državna Zajednica Srbija i Crna Gora, Државна Заједница Србија и Црна Гора), was a country in Southeast Europe, created from the two remaining federal republics of Yugoslavia after its breakup in 1992.
In computing, a server is a computer program or a device that provides functionality for other programs or devices, called "clients".
The Seven Network (commonly known as Channel Seven or simply Seven) is a major Australian commercial free-to-air television network.
Seville (Sevilla) is the capital and largest city of the autonomous community of Andalusia and the province of Seville, Spain.
Siemens AG is a German conglomerate company headquartered in Berlin and Munich and the largest industrial manufacturing company in Europe with branch offices abroad.
The Sistema Brasileiro de Televisão (SBT;; Brazilian Television System) is a Brazilian television network founded in August 19, 1981 by the businessman and television personality Silvio Santos.
Sistema Nacional de Televisión (National Television System), sometimes simply known as SNT, is a Paraguayan television network which reaches almost the entire population of Paraguay.
Sigurjón Birgir Sigurðsson (born 27 August 1962), known as Sjón, is an Icelandic poet, novelist, and lyricist.
Sky Cable (stylized as SKY cable) is a cable television service of Sky Cable Corporation.
South Korea, officially the Republic of Korea (대한민국; Hanja: 大韓民國; Daehan Minguk,; lit. "The Great Country of the Han People"), is a country in East Asia, constituting the southern part of the Korean Peninsula and lying east to the Asian mainland.
The Special Broadcasting Service (SBS) is a hybrid-funded Australian public broadcasting radio, online, and television network.
Sports Illustrated is an American sports magazine owned by Meredith Corporation.
SporTV is a Brazilian cable television network that has its programming based on all sports, launched in 1991 by Globosat.
The stadium at the archaeological site of Olympia, Greece is located to the east of the sanctuary of Zeus.
Stefano Baldini (born 25 May 1971 in Castelnovo di Sotto, Emilia-Romagna, Italy) is a retired Italian runner who specialized in the marathon.
Gordon Matthew Thomas Sumner (born 2 October 1951), known as Sting, is an English singer, songwriter, and actor.
Stockholm is the capital of Sweden and the most populous city in the Nordic countries; 952,058 people live in the municipality, approximately 1.5 million in the urban area, and 2.3 million in the metropolitan area.
Sub-Saharan Africa is, geographically, the area of the continent of Africa that lies south of the Sahara.
The Summer Olympic Games (Jeux olympiques d'été) or the Games of the Olympiad, first held in 1896, is an international multi-sport event that is hosted by a different city every four years.
Super Bowl XXXVIII – which was broadcast live on February 1, 2004 from Houston, Texas on the CBS television network in the United States – was noted for a controversial halftime show in which Janet Jackson's breast, adorned with a nipple shield, was exposed by Justin Timberlake for about half a second, in what was later referred to as a "wardrobe malfunction".
The Super League Greece (Ελληνική Σούπερ Λιγκ) or Souroti Super League for sponsorship reasons, is the highest professional football league in Greece.
SVT is the Swedish national public TV broadcaster, funded by a television licence fee payable by all owners of television sets, and set by the Riksdag.
Swatch (stylized as swatch) is a Swiss watchmaker founded in 1983 by Nicolas Hayek and a subsidiary of The Swatch Group.
The Swiss Broadcasting Corporation (SRG SSR; Schweizerische Radio- und Fernsehgesellschaft, Société suisse de radiodiffusion et télévision, Società svizzera di radiotelevisione, '''S'''ocietad '''S'''vizra da '''R'''adio e Televisiun.) is the Swiss public broadcasting association, founded in 1931.
Switzerland, officially the Swiss Confederation, is a sovereign state in Europe.
Taiwan Television Enterprise, Ltd., commonly known as TTV and formerly known as Central Television and Voice of Taiwan, is the first television broadcast station in Taiwan.
The Taliban (طالبان "students"), alternatively spelled Taleban, which refers to itself as the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan (IEA), is a Sunni Islamic fundamentalist political movement in Afghanistan currently waging war (an insurgency, or jihad) within that country.
TDM - Teledifusão de Macau, S. A. (TDM), provides public broadcasting services in Macau, China.
Technogym is a manufacturer of fitness equipment based in Cesena, Italy.
Telecinco is a Spanish commercial television channel operated by Mediaset España Comunicación.
Teledoce Televisora Color, also known as Canal 12, is a television channel of Uruguay.
Telefe (Televisión Federal) is a television station located in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Telefuturo, sometimes known as Canal 4, is a Paraguayan television network.
Televisión Española (acronym TVE, on lowercase letters: tve, in English "Spanish Television") is the national state-owned public-service television broadcaster in Spain.
Televisión Nacional de Chile (TVN) is the Chilean public television broadcaster.
Televisión Pública Argentina (Argentine Public Television) is a publicly owned Argentine television network. It began broadcasting in 1951, when LR3 Radio Belgrano Television channel 7 in Buenos Aires, its key station and the first television station in the country, signed on the air.
Television New Zealand (Te Reo Tātaki o Aotearoa), more commonly referred to as TVNZ, is a state-owned television network that is broadcast throughout New Zealand and parts of the Pacific region.
Telewizja Polska S.A. (TVP S.A., or Polish Television) is a public broadcasting corporation, the only public TV broadcaster in the territory of the Republic of Poland.
Tenfield is a broadcasting corporation which holds the commercial rights to broadcast the Uruguayan football and basketball.
The tennis competition at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, Australia consisted of singles and doubles events for both men and women.
Tennis at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens took place on ten separate courts at the Olympic Tennis Centre.
Terrestrial Trunked Radio (TETRA; formerly known as Trans-European Trunked Radio), a European standard for a trunked radio system, is a professional mobile radio and two-way transceiver specification.
TF1 (té effe un) is a private national French TV channel, controlled by TF1 Group, whose major share-holder is Bouygues.
TV5, known on-air as The 5 Network or simply 5, (formerly known as ABC 5) is a Filipino commercial broadcast television network based in Mandaluyong City.
The Coca-Cola Company is an American corporation, and manufacturer, retailer, and marketer of nonalcoholic beverage concentrates and syrups.
Thessaloniki (Θεσσαλονίκη, Thessaloníki), also familiarly known as Thessalonica, Salonica, or Salonika is the second-largest city in Greece, with over 1 million inhabitants in its metropolitan area, and the capital of Greek Macedonia, the administrative region of Central Macedonia and the Decentralized Administration of Macedonia and Thrace.
Tijs Michiel Verwest OON (born 17 January 1969), better known by his stage name Tiësto, is a Dutch DJ and record producer from Breda.
Ticketmaster Entertainment, Inc. is an American ticket sales and distribution company based in Beverly Hills, California, with operations in many countries around the world.
A tram (also tramcar; and in North America streetcar, trolley or trolley car) is a rail vehicle which runs on tramway tracks along public urban streets, and also sometimes on a segregated right of way.
Turin (Torino; Turin) is a city and an important business and cultural centre in northern Italy.
The Turkish Radio and Television Corporation, also known as TRT (Turkish: Türkiye Radyo ve Televizyon Kurumu), is the national public broadcaster of Turkey and was founded in 1964.
TV3 is the primary television channel of Catalan public broadcaster Televisió de Catalunya, a subsidiary of the CCMA.
TV4 is a Swedish television network.
Television Broadcasts Limited, commonly known as TVB, was the first wireless commercial television station in Hong Kong and commenced broadcasting on 19 November 1967.
MediaCorp TV TVMobile (Chinese: 流动电视) was a subsidiary of MediaCorp Singapore and was the first channel in the world to pioneer the use of Digital Video Broadcast (DVB) technology to deliver television programmes to commuters.
Televisi Republik Indonesia (TVRI) is a state-owned, public broadcasting television network and the oldest television entity in Indonesia. It is based in Senayan, Central Jakarta. TVRI monopolised television broadcasting in Indonesia until 24 August 1989, when the first commercial television station RCTI went on the air.
12 Girls Band (sometimes abbreviated to 女樂 or 女乐) are an all female Chinese musical group that initially consisted of twelve members before the addition of a thirteenth.
Twisted pair cabling is a type of wiring in which two conductors of a single circuit are twisted together for the purposes of improving electromagnetic compatibility.
TyC Sports is an Argentine TV sports channel owned by Torneos and Clarín Group, based in Buenos Aires.
The UEFA Champions League is an annual continental club football competition organised by the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) and contested by top-division European clubs.
Unicanal is a Paraguayan Digital television network owned and operated by UNICANAL.
The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) is a United Nations (UN) program headquartered in New York City that provides humanitarian and developmental assistance to children and mothers in developing countries.
The United States, represented by the United States Olympic Committee (USOC), competed at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, Greece, from 13 to 29 August 2004.
The United States dollar (sign: $; code: USD; also abbreviated US$ and referred to as the dollar, U.S. dollar, or American dollar) is the official currency of the United States and its insular territories per the United States Constitution since 1792.
The USA Basketball Men's National Team, commonly known as the United States Men's National Basketball Team, is the leading and most successful team in international competition, winning medals in seventeen Olympic tournaments, coming away with fifteen golds.
The University of Piraeus (UniPi; Πανεπιστήμιο Πειραιώς, ΠαΠει) is a Greek public university located in Piraeus, Greece with a total of nine academic departments focused mainly on Statistics, Economics, Finance, Business Management and Information Technology.
UTC+03:00 is an identifier for a time offset from UTC of +03.
Vanderlei Cordeiro de Lima (born 11 August 1969 in Cruzeiro do Oeste, Paraná, Brazil) is a former long-distance runner who specialised in marathons.
Venevisión is one of Venezuela's largest television networks and a Venezuelan cable and terrestrial television network, which is owned and presided over by Gustavo Cisneros.
Venus Ebony Starr Williams (born June 17, 1980) is an American professional tennis player who is currently ranked world No.
Visa Inc. (also known as Visa, stylized as VISA) is an American multinational financial services corporation headquartered in Foster City, California, United States.
The Vlaamse Radio- en Televisieomroeporganisatie (Flemish Radio and Television Broadcasting Organization), or VRT, is the national public-service broadcaster for the Flemish Region and Community of Belgium.
Volos (Βόλος) is a coastal port city in Thessaly situated midway on the Greek mainland, about north of Athens and south of Thessaloniki.
The Vouliagmeni Olympic Centre was the site of the men's and women's triathlon at the 2004 Summer Olympics at Athens, Greece.
Wang Qishan (born 1 July 1948) is a Chinese politician, and the current Vice President of the People's Republic of China, who is China's eighth-ranked leader after the first-ranked Vice-Premier Han Zheng and other Politburo Standing Committee members.
Weston "Seth" Kelsey (born August 24, 1981 in Santa Monica, California) is an American épée fencer and three time Olympic fencer.
Wheelchair racing is the racing of wheelchairs in track and road races.
A number of new world records and Olympic records were set in various events at the 2004 Summer Olympics.
Xerox Corporation (also known as Xerox, stylized as xerox since 2008, and previously as XEROX or XeroX from 1960 to 2008) is an American global corporation that sells print and digital document solutions, and document technology products in more than 160 countries.
Yannis (or Giannis) Stournaras (Γιάννης Στουρνάρας; born 10 December 1956), is a Greek economist who has been the Governor of the Bank of Greece since June 2014.
Yumileidi Cumbá Jay also Yumisleidis (born February 11, 1975 in Guantánamo) is a Cuban shot putter.
The Zappeion (Ζάππειον Μέγαρο); is a building in the National Gardens of Athens in the heart of Athens, Greece.
Zweites Deutsches Fernsehen (Second German Television), usually shortened to ZDF, is a German public-service television broadcaster based in Mainz, Rhineland-Palatinate.
Zhang Yimou (born 2 April 1950) is a Chinese film director, producer, writer and actor, and former cinematographer.
Zoi Dimoschaki (Ζωή Δημοσχάκη, born February 16, 1985) is a Greek freestyle swimmer.
The 110 metres hurdles, or 110-meter hurdles, is a hurdling track and field event for men.
The 1500 metres or 1,500-metre run (typically pronounced 'fifteen-hundred metres') is the foremost middle distance track event in athletics.
The 1896 Summer Olympics (Θερινοί Ολυμπιακοί Αγώνες 1896), officially known as the Games of the I Olympiad, was the first international Olympic Games held in modern history.
The 1928 Summer Olympics (Dutch: Olympische Zomerspelen 1928), officially known as the Games of the IX Olympiad, was an international multi-sport event that was celebrated from 28 July to 12 August 1928 in Amsterdam, Netherlands.
The 1968 Winter Olympics, officially known as the X Olympic Winter Games (Les Xes Jeux olympiques d'hiver), were a winter multi-sport event which was celebrated in 1968 in Grenoble, France, and opened on 6 February.
The 1996 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XXVI Olympiad and unofficially referred to as the Centennial Olympic Games, was an international multi-sport event that was celebrated from July 19 to August 4, 1996, in Atlanta, Georgia, United States.
The 6th World Championships in Athletics, under the auspices of the International Association of Athletics Federations, were held at the Olympic Stadium, Athens, Greece between August 1 and August 10, 1997.
The 2000 Summer Olympic Games, officially known as the Games of the XXVII Olympiad and commonly known as Sydney 2000 or the Millennium Olympic Games/Games of the New Millennium, were an international multi-sport event which was held between 15 September and 1 October 2000 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.
The 2002 Winter Olympics, officially the XIX Olympic Winter Games and commonly known as Salt Lake 2002, were a winter multi-sport event that was celebrated from 8 to 24 February 2002 in and around Salt Lake City, Utah, United States.
The 2004 Summer Olympics Torch Relay took the Olympic Flame across every habitable continent, returning to Athens, Greece.
The 2004 Summer Paralympics (Θερινοί Παραολυμπιακοί Αγώνες 2004), the 12th Summer Paralympic Games, were a major international multi-sport event for athletes with disabilities governed by the International Paralympic Committee, held in Athens, Greece from 17 September to 28 September 2004.
The 2006 Winter Olympics, officially known as the XX Olympic Winter Games (Les XXes Jeux olympiques d'hiver, XX Giochi olimpici invernali) and commonly known as Turin 2006 or italic, was a winter multi-sport event which was held in Turin, Piedmont, Italy from February 10 to 26, 2006.
The Opening Ceremony of the 2006 Winter Olympics (Torino 2006) was held on February 10, 2006 beginning at 20:00 CET (19:00 UTC) at the Stadio Olimpico in Turin, Italy.
The 2008 Summer Olympic Games, officially known as the Games of the XXIX Olympiad and commonly known as Beijing 2008, was an international multi-sport event that was held from 8 to 24 August 2008 in Beijing, China.
The 400 metres hurdles is a track and field hurdling event.
The 5000 metres or 5000-meter run (approximately 3.1 mi or 16,404 ft) is a common long-distance running event in track and field.
The 800 metres, or 800 meters (US spelling), is a common track running event.
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