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Ancient cup given to 1st marathon victor returned to Greece

ATHENS, Greece (AP) An ancient Greek cup awarded as a prize to the marathon winner in the first modern Olympics of 1896 has been returned to Athens from a German university. Greeces Culture Ministry says the 6th century B. C. pottery vessel was considered lost for decades until research in 2014 by archaeologist Giorgos Kavvadias identified it in the University of Muensters collections. A ministry statement says it was proved beyond any doubt that the two-handled cup painted with ancient was a...

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