“..On 13 August 2004 the Olympic Games came home to Greece for the XXVIII Olympiad –
– at an estimated cost of approximately €9bn.
A decade after the sporting extravaganza many of its once-gleaming Olympic venues now lie abandoned.
For many Greeks who swelled with pride at the time the Games are now a source of anger –
– as the country struggles through a six-year depression – record unemployment – homelessness and poverty –
– with many questioning how the nation has benefited from the multi-billion-dollar event..”
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