The 2004 Olympic Games returned to Greece, the country of their birth.
The modern Olympic revival began in Athens, in 1896, and they returned
to the capital of Greece for the XXVIII Olympiad, with the Paralympic Games following on
from 17th to 28th September.
Accommodation in Athens:
Accommodation in Athens during the Olympic Games might be hard to negotiate so consider
staying outside the capital or visit Athens after the Olympics, when the crowds have gone
and the temperature is cooler.
The official Athens 2004 website includes a city guide to Athens.
Schedules and results for all Olympic disciplines in Athens 2004.
Athens Daily Olympic Summaries, August 2004
14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29.
Medal Winners at the Athens 2004 Olympics
Athens 2004 marked the first time in Olympic Games history that all
Aquatics events took place in a single venue; the Olympic Aquatic Centre of the Athens
Olympic Sports Complex.
The Olympic Archery competition was held at the Panathinaiko Stadium.
Also known as Kallimarmaro, this is where the first modern Games were held and where Greek
Louis became the first marathon winner.
With her gold medal in the kayak fours (K-4 500m) and silver in the
kayak double (K-2 500m) in Athens, Birgit
Fischer (formerly of East Germany) took her total tally to twelve medals (8 gold and 4
silver) in 24 years of Olympic competition.
has been an inspiration to American women's football, winning gold in Atlanta 1996, silver in Sydney 2000 and gold again in Athens.
Designed by Jan Linge in 1967, the smaller-sized Yngling replaced the
Behar and Shelda Bede
of Brazil became the first beach volleyball pair to earn medals in two Olympics; albeit it
silver both times.
Aquatics, Archery, Athletics, Badminton, Baseball, Basketball, Boxing, Canoe, Cycling, Equestrian, Fencing, Football, Gymnastics, Handball, Hockey, Judo, Modern Pentathlon, Rowing, Sailing, Shooting, Softball, Table Tennis, Taekwondo, Tennis, Triathlon, Volleyball, Weightlifting, Wrestling.
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Australian Broadcasting's look at the major stories affecting Australian athletes.
Olympic coverage from Down Under.
French coverage of the Olympic Games from France 2.
German television station taking it in turns to air the Olympics with ZDF.
German coverage of the Athens 2004 Olympics from ZDF.
Giochi Olimpici Atene 2004 -- La Squadra Azzurra.
Olympic coverage from Italian media giants, RAI.
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