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Winds halt pre-Olympic rowing event

SCHINIAS, Greece -- A pre-Olympic rowing event was called off because of strong...heightened doubts about the decision to build the Olympic rowing center in Schinias, a coastal area 18 miles from Athens and known for sustained summer winds...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/08/08/oth_383556.shtml
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Rowers try to stay afloat in Olympic test

SCHINIAS, Greece -- Test events for next year's...which is near the coastal rowing center in Schinias, a popular windsurfing site about 18...was just one criticism surrounding the Schinias site. Archaeological finds at the rowing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/08/07/oth_383434.shtml
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Canoe international competition postponed

...competition, planned for May 7-9, reflects the time pressures at even the most completed venues. The rowing center in Schinias has hosted test events for the Aug. 13-29 Games, but landscaping and other work is still needed. The World Cup One canoe...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/03/17/oly_409073.shtml
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Athens works to complete preparations

...disrupted the four-day World Junior Rowing Championships and heightened doubts about the decision to build the center in Schinias, a coastal area about 20 miles from Athens and known for sustained summer winds. Elsewhere, most of the main sports venues...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/08/10/oth_383753.shtml
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Works for Olympics take archaeologists on a treasure hunt

...make this monument more visible along the zone of greenery at the Olympic Village," Platonos said. At the rowing center in Schinias, about 18 miles northeast of Athens, researchers found three early Bronze Age dwellings from about 4,000 years ago. Some...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/01/19/oly_401606.shtml
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Overtime

...other antiquities, adding pressure to move the venue. Environmental groups and archaeologists oppose the rowing center in Schinias, 18 miles northeast of Athens. They claim the venue would endanger birds, fish and a rare species of pine, and encroach...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/06/22/oth_314655.shtml
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