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Roedy's Avatar Jump to comment 27 by Roedy

Britain seems to be going through a manic phase. I suspect after the party is over the bills come in and in and in, a depressive phase will ensue.

Each country seems to feel obligated to outdo all previous hosts. The Olympics will become a white elephant that pushes each host to near bankruptcy.

I think the hosting duties should be shared by 4 countries each time to share the expense, reduce the competition and reduce the disruption. It would also reduce the amount of new construction needed. You could host the games in the country that already had the facilities for it, or that needed them.

Sun, 12 Aug 2012 15:47:41 UTC | #950717