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A Visit to the Birthplace of the Olympics

Columns mark all that's left of the Temple of Zeus in Nemea, one of the original sites of the Olympics.
Jessica Goldstein, NPR News
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Columns mark all that's left of the Temple of Zeus in Nemea, one of the original sites of the Olympics.

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Sylvia Poggioli is senior European correspondent for NPR's International Desk covering political, economic, and cultural news in Italy, the Vatican, Western Europe, and the Balkans. Poggioli's on-air reporting and analysis have encompassed the fall of communism in Eastern Europe, the turbulent civil war in the former Yugoslavia, and how immigration has transformed European societies.