Smashed boards left over from last year's Special Olympics litter the abandoned Olympic hockey venue in southern Athens on Thursday, Aug. 2, 2012. Eight years after the Athens Games, ma

 

              Smashed boards left over from last year
Smashed boards left over from last year's Special Olympics litter the abandoned Olympic hockey venue in southern Athens on Thursday, Aug. 2, 2012. Eight years after the Athens Games, many of the venues remain abandoned or rarely used, focusing public anger on past governments as the country struggles through a fifth year of recession and a debt crisis that has seen a surge in poverty and unemployment. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)