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Chief Olympics organizer insists Athens will be safe

...the Summer Olympics. "The games will take place and whatever is needed for the games will be in place," Gianna Angelopoulos-Daskalaki said after meeting Premier Costas Caramanlis to review preparations in the wake of the deadly Madrid bombings...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/03/17/oly_409074.shtml
Olympics
All work, no play 100 days before Athens Olympics

...and make every minute count, because we don't have a moment to lose," chief Athens Olympics organizer Gianna Angelopoulos-Daskalaki said. Preparations for these games have been racked by delays and glitches. Four years ago, about the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/05/06/oly_414745.shtml
Olympics
Olympic flame leaves Athens on 35-day around-the-world trip

...York on June 16-19. The torch, driven to the airport in an SUV, arrived at dusk. Chief 2004 organizer Gianna Angelopoulos-Daskalaki walked it down a red carpet, past the flags of the 26 nations, and then carried it up to the plane. Each...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/06/04/oly_417862.shtml
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Committee leader hedges bets on Athens success

...in time for the Aug. 13-29 games. "We are concerned because several challenges are in front of us," Gianna Angelopoulos-Daskalaki said. "But we haven't come this far to let challenges like these stop us now." Also Friday, the IOC...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/02/28/oly_406195.shtml
Olympics
CIA anti-terror director meets with Olympic organizers

...headquarters. A statement from Athens 2004 said Rodriguez met with officials, including the chief organizer, Gianna Angelopoulos-Daskalaki. Miller described the talks as part of regular contact between Washington and Olympic planners. In November...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/03/24/oly_409850.shtml
Olympics
Athens organizers give more security assurances to IOC

...International Olympic Committee inspectors gave the Greeks a strong vote of confidence, Athens organizing chief Gianna Angelopoulos-Daskalaki briefed the executive board on final venue preparations and security measures for the Aug. 13-29 games...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/05/20/oly_416221.shtml
Olympics
Chief planner: Athens turns 'credibility corner' with roof progress

...complete preparations for the Summer Games, a lead official said Tuesday. "We turned a corner now," Gianna Angelopoulos-Daskalaki, the chief Olympic organizer for Athens, told The Associated Press. "It's a credibility corner...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/05/12/oly_415384.shtml
Olympics
Best and worst: A highly unscientific analysis of the Athens Games

...The climactic show at the opening ceremony in Olympic Stadium. WORST FIREWORKS: Chief Olympic organizer Gianna Angelopoulos-Daskalaki threw a celebration one day later, with a pyrotechnics show that caused a fire in the nearby wooded area...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/08/29/oly_426841.shtml
Olympics
Opening ceremony is a secret of Olympic proportions

...comment on any aspect of either the opening or closing ceremonies. "I want to keep it as a secret because this is the magic of the games .... It is good to have a surprise," Gianna Angelopoulos-Daskalaki, 2004 chief has said.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/06/08/oly_418306.shtml
Olympics
The Games return to its birthplace

...when Athens picked up 14 votes that had gone to Cape Town. Most of the credit for Athens' victory went to Gianna Angelopoulos-Daskalaki, the charismatic bid chief. A lawyer, former member of parliament and wife of a millionaire steel and...

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