|In Ancient Greece the most important of all the pan-hellenic games were held in Olympia. the revival of the Olympic games as a top international athletic event begain in Athens in 1896, and dince then they take place every four years. in 2012 London will host the games of the XXX Olympiad, from July 27 till August 12. London has already been twice the host city of the Olympic games, in 1908 and 1948.
Hellenic Post honors this significant event by issuing the Commemorative set of Stamps "Olympic Games - London 2012", which are designed by Myrsini Vardopoulou and circulated on July 2, 2012.