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Other Sport 09 Apr 2012 | 12:00 AM

Beijing grapples with Games legacy four years on

BEIJING (Reuters) - Four years after Beijing hosted a spectacular summer Olympics, China's bustling capital sees vastly improved public transport and infrastructure, but many of the venues built for the event languish unloved, underused and draining public finances.

Other Sport 10 Apr 2012 | 12:00 AM

Beijing grapples with Games legacy four years on

BEIJING (Reuters) - Four years after Beijing hosted a spectacular summer Olympics, China's bustling capital sees vastly improved public transport and infrastructure, but many of the venues built for the event languish unloved, underused and draining public finances.

Other Sport 10 Apr 2012 | 12:00 AM

Beijing grapples with Games legacy four years on

BEIJING (Reuters) - Four years after Beijing hosted a spectacular summer Olympics, China's bustling capital sees vastly improved public transport and infrastructure, but many of the venues built for the event languish unloved, underused and draining public finances.

Other Sport 09 Apr 2012 | 12:00 AM

Beijing grapples with Games legacy four years on

BEIJING (Reuters) - Four years after Beijing hosted a spectacular summer Olympics, China's bustling capital sees vastly improved public transport and infrastructure, but many of the venues built for the event languish unloved, underused and draining public finances.

Other Sport 11 Apr 2012 | 12:00 AM

Beijing grapples with Games legacy four years on

BEIJING: Four years after Beijing hosted a spectacular summer Olym­pics, Chinas bustling capital sees vastly improved public transport and infrastructure, but many of the venues built for the event languish unloved, underused and draining public finances.

Other Sport 12 Jul 2016 | 8:11 AM

Rio Olympics local committee has deficit of up to $151 million - source

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - The local organising committee for the upcoming Rio Olympics is running a deficit of between 400 million and 500 million reais (93.26 million pounds to 116.38 million pounds), a source with direct knowledge of the committee's finances told Reuters on Monday.

Other Sport 26 Jul 2012 | 12:00 AM

Cash-strapped Britain eyes Olympic business bounce

LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister David Cameron urged global business leaders gathered in London on Thursday ahead of the Olympics to invest in Britain, a day after data showed the economy is in much worse shape than previously thought.

Other Sport 26 Jul 2012 | 12:00 AM

Cash-strapped Britain eyes Olympic business bounce

LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister David Cameron urged global business leaders gathered in London on Thursday ahead of the Olympics to invest in Britain, a day after data showed the economy is in much worse shape than previously thought.

Other Sport 26 Jul 2012 | 12:00 AM

Cash-strapped Britain eyes Olympic business bounce

LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister David Cameron urged global business leaders gathered in London on Thursday ahead of the Olympics to invest in Britain, a day after data showed the economy is in much worse shape than previously thought.

Other Sport 26 Jul 2012 | 12:00 AM

Cash-strapped Britain eyes Olympic business bounce

LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister David Cameron urged global business leaders gathered in London on Thursday to invest in Britain, which despite the glamour of the Olympics is still reeling from the worst economic slump since the Great Depression.