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HandballPhoto: Thanassis Stavrakis/AP

Greece Olympics Athens Decay

August 2

The gate to the Olympic taekwondo and handball arena is locked in southern Athens, Thursday, Aug. 2, 2012. The purpose-built arena has been occasionally used for non-sporting events since the Athens 2004 Olympics. Eight years after the Athens Games, many of the venues remain abandoned or rarely used, focusing public anger on past governments as the country struggles through a fifth year of recession and a debt crisis that has seen a surge in poverty and unemployment. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)
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