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Athens Olympics

Haunting Past Olympic Venues

The Huffington Post | Emi Boscamp | Posted 09.14.2013 | Travel

What happens to Olympic facilities after the games are over? Well, some are turned into tourist-attracting parks, training facilities, theaters, conce...

Ambassador Gianna Angelopoulos on My Greek Drama and Leading By Example

Anastasia Roumelioti | Posted 08.11.2013 | Books
Anastasia Roumelioti

By the time we wrapped up, my head was buzzing with the inspirational advice I heard from this successful woman and great leader.

If You Build It, Will They Come?

Ambassador Gianna Angelopoulos | Posted 04.15.2013 | Business
Ambassador Gianna Angelopoulos

Whether we're planning an Olympic Games or a new interstate highway, policymakers need to look past the short-term budget and scheduling constraints, and have a clear vision of how what is built today will be used tomorrow.

U.S. Shot Putter May Land Gold Medal Eight Years Later

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 12.06.2012 | Sports

Thanks to new technology that reveals more steroid cheats, Adam Nelson may win the 2004 Olympics shot put more than eight years after he finished seco...

The True Olympic Legacy of Athens: Refuting the Mythology

Michael Nevradakis | Posted 10.07.2012 | Sports
Michael Nevradakis

tarting with the period prior to the 2004 Games in Athens, media outlets across the world have made a habit of putting Greece down, doubting its ability to host the games prior to 2004, and since 2004, questioning whether the Games should have been held in Athens.

PHOTOS: Decaying Athens Olympics Venues

AP | ELENA BECATOROS | Posted 08.03.2012 | Sports

-- There's still one group that loves the training pool for athletes at the former Olympic village in Athens' northern fringe. Frogs....

Olympics Actually Making Things Worse For London Store Owners

The Huffington Post | Khadeeja Safdar | Posted 08.02.2012 | Business

London shops are being hurt by the Olympics. West London retailers saw a more than 10 percent drop in their number of shoppers on the day of the Ol...

America's First Olympic Champions

Jim Reisler | Posted 08.21.2012 | Books
Jim Reisler

The collection of fit young men didn't stand out from most of the passengers aboard the Europe-bound S.S. Fulda. But what they were about to accomplish would soon astound the world.

Greece: Debts Lead To Worries Of "New Iceland" Situation

guardian.co.uk | Helena Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The likelihood of Greece becoming the next Iceland and plunging into bankruptcy looms over a meeting of EU finance ministers in Brussels today as the ...

Four Years Later, Athens' Olympic Investment Doesn't Pay Off

Christian Science Monitor | Nicole Itano | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Sprinklers still keep the grass at Greece's Olympic softball stadium green. But four years after the 2004 Games, it sits unused in the middle of a vas...