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Greece is currently facing a dramatic fi nancial crisis and possible bankruptcy, due not only to international economic conditions, political mismanagement and corruption, but also to the outrageous cost of the Athens Summer Olympic by: 6. NATO HQ. 19 July NATO's assistance to the Olympics. Video interview with Ms. Despina Afentouli, NATO Public Information Officer for Greece. Greece faces the challenging task of building up a comprehensive security umbrella in preparation for the summer Olympic Games, which are scheduled to take place between August in Athens. Since the summer Games held in Munich, which became infamous after members of the Palestine Liberation Organisation (PLO) murdered 11 Israeli. For the Summer Olympics in Athens, Greece, the 11 September terrorist attacks against the United States and subsequent 11 March Madrid bombings in Spain complicated an already.
NATO's assistance to the Olympics. Video interview with Ms. Despina Afentouli, NATO Public Information Officer for Greece. Ms. Despina Afentouli, NATO Public Information Officer for Greece, explains how NATO is assisting Greece in providing security during the Olympic and Paralympic Games, from 2 August to 30 September Greece was the host country for the Summer Olympics in Athens, from 13 to 29 August As the progenitor nation and in keeping with tradition, Greek athletes have competed at every Summer Olympics in the modern era, alongside Australia, Great Britain, and Switzerland. The Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XXVIII Olympiad, were held in Athens, Greece from August 13 , until August 29 It was the first time since that the Olympics were held in Greece. 10, athletes took part. There were medal events. The reverse side of the medal is composed of three elements: The eternal flame that was lit in Olympia and travelled through the five continents by way of the Torch Relay; the opening lines of Pindar's Eighth Olympic Ode composed in BC to honour the victory of Alkimedon of Aegina in wrestling and the ATHENS Olympic Games emblem.
GREECE announced yesterday that it had formally asked for Nato assistance with security for this summer's Olympic Games. Nato help to protect Olympics in Greece demanded March 13 . Abandoned Venues From the Athens Olympics Abed Alloush - Ten years after the Summer Olympics, Athens' Olympic Venues are now falling apart even though Greece spent. Sixth Fleet will be on standby in Greek waters and NATO may send troops to Greece for the duration of the games. Athens Mayor Dora Bakoyianni says that "we're paying the price for September " Athens will be the first summer Olympics since 9/ Basketball at the Summer Olympics was the sixteenth appearance of the sport of basketball as an official Olympic medal took place at the Helliniko Olympic Indoor Arena, a part of the Hellinikon Olympic Complex, in Athens, for the preliminary rounds, with the later stages being held in the Olympic Indoor Hall at the Athens Olympic Sports Complex.