Topic: International Society of Olympic Historians
In today's dollars, the 1948 London Olympic Games cost about $33 million. This year's tab: about $17 billion. What happened?
Increasingly, athletes are switching national alliances – sometimes for money, but also for better training opportunities or a chance to compete in a sport that’s too saturated with talent back home.
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