Greece cuts Olympic funding
ATHENS, Greece -- Greece's Olympic Committee says deep funding cuts in the 2013 state budget will hamstring sports federations -- less than a decade after hosting the 2004 Games.
Committee officials say federations will be unable to function next year when their share of state funding will shrink to about $19 million from $44.6 million in 2012.
That represents a 75 percent cut from 2009, committee deputy chairman Sakis Vassiliadis said a news conference on Thursday.
"We had ...
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