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Saturday, 13 November 2004

Dead Reckoning

As predicted, on this site before the Athens Olympics even started, the cost of hosting the Athens Olympics has topped $12BN.

The Greek Finance Minister, Giorgos Alogoskoufis, revealed the staggering cost of history's most expensive Games yesterday.

The original budget was around $3BN.

The $12BN cost does not include the cost of infrastructure, these costs have not been published.

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