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How could this possibly be true? Published report says Bahamas govt spent $21 million on World Relays
How could it possibly cost that much? Last year, we learned that the budget for the Bislett Games was $1.9 million after Exxon dropped and $2.4 million before. Why would the World Relays cost 10 times as much?

Was there a big stadium upgrade or something? But that doesn't make sense as it supposedly cost $15 million in 2014 and $21 million in 2016 (1 BSD = 1 USD).


The Jamacia Gleaner wrote:
The Bahamas is believed to be giving up hosting privilege because of what is considered the high cost of running the event. It is reported that The Bahamas spent BSD$15 million (J$1.9 billion) to host in 2014. It then spent an estimated BSD$21 million (J$2.7 billion) last year.



http://jamaica-gleaner.com/article/sports/20180706/passing-baton-jamaica-still-hoping-take-world-relays-bahamas

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