Discussion

Greece acknowledges poor judgment

Updated: October 30, 2009, 9:48 AM ET
Associated Press

ATHENS, Greece -- The Greek Olympic Committee has acknowledged it was wrong to allow a hurdler serving a doping ban to take part in the Vancouver flame relay.

Olympic Torch Relay Commission president Spyros Zannias says Fani Halkia was included in the relay after a proposal by the Greek Olympic medalists' association.

Zannias said his commission "was wrong to accept the proposal," but offered no apology.

The International Olympic Committee has criticized the inclusion of Halkia, ...

Read full story

Comments

You must be signed in to post a comment

Already have an account?

ALSO SEE

MORE OLYMPICS HEADLINES