Athens 'lockdown' begins
Originally Published: July 2, 2004By Brian Church | Special to ESPN Insider
- ATHENS, Greece -- The big fat Athens Olympics "lockdown" has begun. July 1 was kickoff time for the much-touted full security period. Some 11,000 police moved into Games venues for starters. Starters, in this case, meaning there are more police to come -- not Wild Mushroom Soup. The aim is to secure all facilities at least 30 minutes before the Opening Ceremony.
To continue reading this article you must be an Insider
We see that you are not an ESPN Insider. Upgrade today and gain access to our exclusive coverage.
MORE OLYMPICS HEADLINES
- Durant, USA pull away from Spain to win gold
- Clippers' Paul has successful surgery on thumb
- Schmitt back to school after Olympic stardom
- Olympian Raisman, Poland Spring sign deal
MOST SENT STORIES ON ESPN.COM
ESPN.com: Help | Press | Advertise on ESPN.com | Sales Media Kit | Interest-Based Ads | Corrections | Contact Us | Site Map | Jobs at ESPN | Go.com