Athens 2004

Untold Stories of the Olympic Games

by Andy Miah The Olympic Games is one of the biggest spectacles worldwide, yet there is a lot that happens ...
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The finishing line

This is our last day in Athens. How quickly it has all happened! The morning is spent trying to arrange ...
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Radcliffe’s Greek tragedy

We go to the Panathenaico together to see end of Women Marathon. The entry is a bit chaotic, with contradicting ...
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Visa Olympians meeting centre

After a big breakfast with our hosts, we get to the ZPC and spend some time taking photographs at the ...
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Olympic park – athletics

A full day at OAKA today for the athletics. We depart at around 730am, missing our bus and, thus, taking ...
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Olympic opera

At 7pm we leave the ZPC for the Odeon of Herod Atticus. There we are going to see the opera ...
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Commonwealth connections

After the exhausting – but great – interviews session, Beatriz gets back to the Zappeion Press Centre to attend a ...
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Ancient Olympia or bust

At 3.45am, we walk over to Syntagma to catch the media coach down to Olympia. This was not provided free ...
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Zappeion events

Later that day, the Expo 2008 Thessaloniki bid committee gave a presentation about their aims. That night, we would prepare ...
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Athens by art

Depart home around 9.15am, Beatriz was due to meet Nelly Kyriazi, Director of the Municipal Gallery of Athens. She is ...
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City scenes

Arrive at ZPC at 1130am only to find out that our Main Press Centre accreditation application has been declined. The ...
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Olympic park and gymnastics

We took the tram and metro back to the centre on our way up to the main Olympic stadium – ...
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