Costs Climb As Sochi Winter Olympics Approaches

NPR | Jan. 5, 2014 3:55 p.m. | Updated: Jan. 6, 2014 1:07 p.m.

The Sochi Winter Olympics are on track to being the most expensive games in Olympic history. A $265 million ski jump, 42,000 hotel rooms and a $51 billion budget. It’s been called a financial fiasco, as Josh Yaffa of Bloomberg Businessweek tells NPR’s Arun Rath.


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