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Sochi 2014: The Most Expensive Olympics Ever

sochi 2014 Sochi THE MOST EXPENSIVE OLYMPICS EVER Actual cost sochi.ru 2014 $51 $12 billion billion (US) Estimated Actual cost $14.6 billion london $15.2 billion (increased from $4bn in 2007) Estimated Actual cost $6.4 billion $2.3 billion vancouver 2010 Estimated Actual cost $44 billion $16 billion Bejing zu0g Estimated Actual cost $4.7 billion $700 million torino a 006 Estimated Actual cost $9 billion $6.2 billion (increased from $3.4bn originally) Estimated ATHENS 2004 Actual cost $1.2 billion $2 billion SALT LAKE 2002 Estimated Actual cost $5.6 billion $2.3 billion Sydney 2000 Estimated sochi.ru 2,850 2014009 Athletes 10,942 89 Countries 204 Beijing zu0g $17,894,736 Cost per $4,021,202 athlete ANOTHER SPORTS INFOGRAPHIC BY COBBASTEVENS.COM The figures listed were all estimates, the 'actual cost' taking into factor other infrastructure improvements over the period of the games http://www.theguardian.com/sport/blog/2013/oct/09/sochi-2014-olympics-money-corruption http://www.theguardian.com/sport/2012/oct/23/london-2012-olympics-cost-total http://rabble.ca/blogs/bloggers/policynote/2014/02/vancouvers-olympic-games-overstated-legacy-and-ignored-true-costs http://www.tsn.ca/olympics/story/?id%=266706 http://english.pravda.ru/sports/games/06-08-2008/106003-beijing_olympics-0/ http://www.cipra.org/en/olympics/field-reports/turin-winter-olympics-2006 http://www.businessweek.com/articles/2012-08-02/how-the-2004-olympics-triggered-greeces-decline http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/business/3770981.stm http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/olympics/2002/news/2001/12/11/games_budget_ap/ http://www.businessspectator.com.au/article/2012/7/26/australian-news/olympic-glory-any-price http://www.audit.nsw.gov.au/ArticleDocuments/131/62_Sydney_Olympic_Games.pdf.aspx?Embed=Y

Sochi 2014: The Most Expensive Olympics Ever

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Its been widely reported that this year’s Winter Olympics in Sochi has been the most expensive on record. A staggering $51 billion (US) has reportedly gone into the making of the games, including up...

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