Sign in Sign Up. Most of the events that were held at the Ancient Olympics are still part of the modern day Olympics. In the ancient Olympics only men were allowed to compete whereas nowadays men and women are allowed to compete in all of the events. The athlete who won gold medals at the Ancient Olympics had sculptures with their picture on them so that people.
A Classic Spectacle
A Classic Spectacle - TIME
Home Essays. Olympic press materials state that there is a system of infrared and high-resolution surveillance cameras mounted on concrete poles. Additional surveillance data is collected from sensors on 12 patrol boats, vehicles, 9 helicopters, four mobile command centres, and a blimp. A total of 70, people are involved in Olympic security, about seven per athlete or one for every 76 spectators. But aside from the impressive-looking guards and statistics, was the money well-spent?
Athens 2004 Olympics: what happened after the athletes.
Post a Comment. Olympic stadiums in all their grandeur are often built at too large a scale to survive past the Olympic games. Converting them into usable facilities post games takes strategy and careful planning.
In the soft Attic light, Athens's Olympic sports complex does not look like such a bad place. Men and women jog gently under its great steel arches, athletes go in and out of its giant installations, cyclists race up and down its lanes. Just, one thinks, as it should be, eight years after the birthplace of the Olympics, the city that invented the greatest show on Earth, defied sceptics by holding its own "dream games". But then you notice little things.