Friday, July 20, 2012

Is Hosting The Olympics Good For A City? [Infographic]

While hosting the Olympics appears to give countries an edge in the medals department and obviously puts a city in the international spotlight, increasing costs may soon put the games out of reach for many metropolitan areas. Do other factors make up for the hefty price tage in the end, though?

Check out the conclusions of Information Builders who put together this infographic to see if you want to stand up and cheer or duck and cover when the Olympic Committee's collective eye casts itself in your city's direction.

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