At a total cost of $51bn the Sochi Winter Olympics has been dubbed Լi>The most expensive games in historyՠ- Kozachok dancing away with a financial investment more than 3 times that of London 2012. Still, accepted financial abjection aside the unquestioned precedent has served up a familiar cocktail: Accusations of bribes, government kickbacks and dubiously matey construction contracts.
The Invictus Games got under way on Saturday with the commencement of the event’s opening ceremony. Watched on by the odd royal and/or celebrity, the 2017 Toronto games signalled their beginning at the Air Canada Centre, with spectators and competitors alike eager to get the real action underway. The 2017 games are the third to … Read more