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Olympics Suffer from Crowd Shortages

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Olympics Suffer from Crowd Shortages

Olympics Suffer from Crowd Shortages

Olympics Suffer from Crowd Shortages

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Records are falling at the Summer Olympics in Athens, Greece — but in the grandstands things aren't going quite as well. Tickets sales are behind expecations, and some venues are nearly empty. The Greek government is urging citizens to get out and see the Olympics. NPR's Howard Berkes reports.