Greek Track & Field Suspends Operations Ahead of The 2012 Olympics Due To Government Cuts

The Greek Track and Field sports federation body has suspended operations with just a few months to go before the 2012 London Olympics citing lack of funding after severe government cutbacks as the country deals with its economic woes.

As part of the suspension, all domestic track meets have been suspended indefinitely, and funding for its olympic endeavors are in serious question, with some trying to look for international donors willing to help.

The sports federation owes millions to vendors, contractors, providers and merchandise usage, and the Greek government has twice slashed the sports federations budget by one third leaving coaches and support personnel unpaid for up to 10 months in some cases.

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