The race resumed this year after a hiatus in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. There were 9,558 runners registered to line up at the start in the village of Marathon.
On Monday, an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of at least 5.8 struck Crete, sending people rushing into the streets, damaging homes and causing rockslides. One person was killed in the quake.
Authorities said the fire started in some abandoned buildings inside the camp and had been brought under control.
The fire near the village of Vilia, about 60 kilometers (40 miles) from Athens, broke out on Monday, one of hundreds of wildfires that have burned across Greece this month.
Greece became the latest on Friday, with a new measure coming into effect requiring proof of vaccination or recent recovery from COVID-19 for access to indoor restaurants, cafes, bars, and movie theaters. Children can enter with negative tests.
In the absence of spectators, Lefteris Petrounias ran a lap with the flame and Katerina Stefanidi lit a cauldron inside Panathenaic stadium. The flame was then handed to Tokyo 2020 representative Naoko Imoto
A Greek man said on Sunday he would have been the 150th passenger on the Nairobi-bound Ethiopian Airlines Boeing plane that crashed killing all on board, except he arrived two minutes late for the flight.
India's Pusarla V. Sindhu celebrates after scoring a point against Japan's Akane Yamaguchi during their women's singles badminton semifinal match at the BWF World Tour Finals in Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia.AP Photo/Dita Alangkara
A healthcare worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test in view of the threat of the new variant (Omicron) of the virus, at a railway station in Patna.PTI Photo
Beach side temporary shops covered by polythene sheets in the wake of Cyclone Jawad, in Puri.PTI Photo
Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Uttarakhand CM Pushkar Singh Dhami and others during BJP election campaign rally, ahead of state Assembly polls in 2022, in Dehradun.PTI Photo
Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses during a BJP election campaign rally, ahead of state Assembly polls in 2022, in Dehradun.PTI Photo
Young, brash and little-known artistes are using hip-hop as an outlet to speak up and speak out.
Aamir Shaikh aka Shaikhspeare traces talks about the genre that uses music as a means to dissent.
Family from UP village forced to run around to complete post-death official paperwork and even last rites.
While everyone is going gaga over actress Katrina Kaif in the revamped version of 'Tip Tip Barsa Pani', the replacement of Raveena Tandon does point towards the problem of sexism and ageism in the Indian film industry
Australia winning the T20 World Cup for the first time has been timely as they host the next edition at their own backyard in 2022.
As per the Observer Research Foundation, close to 250 million children in India were adversely affected due to school closures due to the early lockdowns imposed by the government in response to Covid-19.
India's cricket administrators showed more drive to boost BCCI's coffers rather than take care of players' welfare during pandemic times.